Pokémon Go

‘Pokemon GO’ bug outbreak, Shiny Magikarp and Evolutionary Item update: Niantic trying its best to gain back player confidence

If latest reports are to be believed, the latest “Pokemon GO” update is full of bugs and many are actually rolling back to the previous version. On …

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Will a Class Action Over 'Pokemon Go' Redefine What It Means to "Trespass"?

The game's developer urges a federal judge not to give landowners a new right to refuse placement of virtual objects on property.<p>The hype around</i> …

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During the Pokemon Go Water Festival, you might finally catch a Gyarados

Following a few quiet weeks in the world of <i>Pokemon Go</i>, Niantic announced a new event focusing on Water-type Pokemon on Wednesday. The Water Festival, …

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'Pokémon Go' Next Update: Niantic breaks its regular update schedule

The life of a mobile game is full of updates and fixes, and <i>Pokémon Go</i> isn't likely to break that mold anytime soon. From small bug fixes, APKs and …

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‘Pokémon Go’ St. Patrick’s Day Event Apparently Not Happening

<i>Pokémon Go</i> has celebrated several different holidays since its release, and it appears St. Patrick’s Day won’t be one of them. As we creep into the …

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Pokemon Go news: Niantic and Nintendo have a big new rival, will it Snatch their players?

POKEMONPokemon Go news this week includes the rise of a new rival to the popular Niantic and Nintendo app<p>Having proven a hit in 2016, Niantic have …

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Pokémon GO Plus Disconnecting Issue Still A Primary Concern; Niantic Has Yet To Roll Out A Fix

When Niantic Labs rolled out the Gen 2 Update to “Pokémon GO,” many players were pleased with the addition of new Pokémon from the Johto Region and …

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Pokemon Go CEO vows more top-requested features coming

I saw CEO John Hanke of Niantic, maker of Pokemon Go, and all I got were two lousy Pidgeys and no details about what to expect this year.<p>Pokemon Go, last year's mobile gaming hit, will add more top-requested features later this year. Just don't expect Niantic's CEO to reveal what they are yet.<p>After …

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‘Pokemon GO’ update: Arena Battles to get really interesting; Players to be treated with rare & one-of-a-kind Pokemon soon

Many are already aware of the fact that Niantic is bringing the Legendary Pokemon to “Pokemon GO.” They will reportedly be in by the end of the year. …

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Niantic Admits Pokemon Go's Gyms Have to Change

Pokémon Go developer Niantic has admitted the game’s Gym system needs work.<p>Speaking to Polygon at the Game Developers Conference 2017, senior product …

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Pokemon GO is down, it’s not just you

It’s a state of emergency right this minute as Throwback Thursday has begun early at Niantic. Pokemon GO is down in several key areas of the world …

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Even Niantic thinks Pokémon Go’s gyms need work

The most disappointing part of the game is due for a fix<p><i>Pokémon Go</i>’s gym feature is desperately in need of improvement, according to several top members of Niantic, the game’s developer. While that’s been widely apparent to players of the game, staff behind-the-scenes recently spoke to Polygon and …

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Pokemon Go: Legendary Monsters Coming Soon, Says Niantic

Legendary Pokemon will come to Pokemon Go this year, according to the developer.<p>Legendary Pokemon will finally be catchable in Pokemon Go this year, according to developer Niantic.<p>In an interview with Wired Germany, the company's CEO, John Hanke, answered a question about when we'll see legendaries …

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‘Pokémon GO’ Ban: Niantic Rolls Out Warning Against Users Of Third-Party Calculators, Other Apps

It seems Niantic Labs wants “Pokémon GO” players to get rid of their third-party apps for the famous augmented reality game. The software developer …

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Pokemon GO News Update: new ways to hack the game

Niantic’s efforts to stop hacking of Pokemon GO seem to have gone away – at least, so seems to think the Reddit masses. As a result, several methods …

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No More Excuses, 'Pokémon GO' Must Now Figure Out Legendary Spawn Events

I think Niantic did things in the wrong order. With the introduction of Gen 2 into <i>Pokémon GO</i>, which dropped ~85 new Pokémon into the game, they skipped over the Legendary Pokémon from Gen 1 that never arrived. Now, in addition to Zapdos, Moltres, Articuno, Mewtwo and Mew not appearing in the game, …

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No Fad: Niantic CEO Insists Pokemon Go Is Still Going Strong - After Hours on CIO Today

When you're deep in a video game, the last thing you want to do is leave home. If only you could take the game with you for your commute to work or …

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'Pokémon Go' legendary birds release date and gym update coming in 2017, Niantic CEO says

Once you reach level 5 in <i>Pokémon Go</i>, you get the option of joining one of the game's three teams (Valor, Mystic and Instinct) and can begin …

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Ingress Third-Party Item Buyers Warned by Niantic

If you can be counted among those who shopped at an Ingress third-party item store, developer Niantic is letting you know that they’re watching you. …

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Pokémon Go reveals early prototypes, issues with cognitive dissonance

Niantic describes lessons from precursor game Ingress, hints of new Go features.<p>SAN FRANCISCO—The Game Developers Conference has always offered …

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Pokémon Go trading won’t solve rural players’ biggest problem

Niantic’s keeping the AR game a local experience<p>Long-requested features for <i>Pokémon Go</i>are in the works, and chief among them is trading Pokémon. But players stuck in smaller towns who are eager to fill out their Pokédex will likely remain out of luck, senior product manager Tatsuo Nomura told …

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Niantic Is Wrong, 'Pokémon GO' Should Never, Ever Get Trading

(Photo: Niantic)<p>Now that Gen 2 has been released, Niantic is turning focus to other aspects of <i>Pokémon GO</i>, and one in particular is making headlines after GDC: Trading.<p>Polygon spoke to senior product manager Tatsuo Nomura about the concept of trading coming to <i>Pokémon GO</i>, something Niantic is …

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Here's How Pokemon Go's Trading Feature May Work

"We don't want to just have that be an online game that you can just exchange virtually."<p>Pokemon Go developer Niantic Labs has shared an update on the game's much-anticipated trading feature. Product manager Tatsuo Nomura told Polygon that trading will not be done through the internet. Players will …

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This is 1 of 3 big Pokemon GO updates this year: Trading

A Pokemon GO Trading update, one of three major upgrades to Pokemon GO for the year 2017, has been revealed to SlashGear this week. In addition to a …

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Niantic shares new details about trading in Pokemon Go

<i>Pokemon Go</i> players have a hard time decided which feature they most want to see added to the game, but trading seems to be near the top of everyone’s …

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Trading Still A Work In Progress For Pokémon Go

Niantic still wants to add trading to Pokémon Go, but still hasn't settled on an idea that works. At this year's Game Developers Conference, …

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Niantic to Unveil Major Updates to Pokemon Go, New Ingress - Bloomberg

Niantic Inc., a San Francisco startup, will unveil three new updates to Pokemon Go this year, plus a new version of its original game Ingress, …

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3 ways Pokémon Go evolved during development

Pokémon Go didn’t hatch out of a Poké-egg looking exactly like how we know it.<p>Dennis Wang, director of interaction and visual design at Pokémon Go developer Niantic Labs, talked Tuesday at the Game Developers Conference about designing the hit location-based game. Pokémon Go became a smash success …

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'Pokémon GO' Has Almost Certainly Not 'Driven 500 Million Visits' To Sponsored Stores

(Photo: Niantic)<p>This week, Niantic CEO John Hanke gave a keynote speech at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, where he talked a bit about the success of <i>Pokémon GO</i>. There were a lot of interesting facts about the game given, like how it’s now reached 650 million downloads, has 35,000 …

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