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Daily Deals: Alienware Core i7 GTX 1080 Desktop for $1350

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Gaming

Pokemon Go Cheaters Will be 'Shadowbanned'

Pokemon Go Cheaters Will be 'Shadowbanned'<p>Cheaters will be 'shadowbanned,' meaning they can only see the most common Pokémon.<p>Cheating to gain a …

Pokémon

Rumor: Blizzard is Working on a Warcraft Mobile Game

We’ve got another job posting rumor to report today! This time it’s surrounding word of a Warcraft mobile game of some description, as Blizzard has …

Gaming

8 free iPhone games that just launched on the App Store this week

<i>Pokemon Go</i> might be one of the biggest mobile games of all time, but it’s not the only <i>Pokemon</i> game on the App Store. This week, it was joined by a …

Gaming

Pokemon’s ‘Magikarp Jump’ Is An Adorably Weird Mobile Game

Of all the Pokemon, none are more useless (well, usually), or more beloved for its uselessness, than Magikarp. And now, after all this time, the useless gasping little fish has finally gotten his very own, very strange game.<p><i>Magikarp Jump</i>, out today for iOS and Android, is really a stripped down …

Pokémon

Nintendo Switch Helps Best Buy Achieve Unexpected Sales Increase

Nintendo isn't the only company benefiting from the early success of its new Switch; Best Buy sales have also risen thanks in part to demand for the hybrid console (via Bloomberg).<p>The company revealed that comparable-store sales rose 1.6% in the first quarter of the fiscal year, which ended April …

Gaming

Protests, creepy clowns and the mannequin challenge: the 2016-17 school year in review

As commencement speeches take place around the country and this year’s crop of college graduates sets off into the world, it’s a good time to reflect on the past year.<p>Some moments were exhilarating, some were frustrating, some were terrifying and some were just strange. From the Pokemon Go craze to …

University of California, Berkeley

15 Things No Man Over 35 Should Be Doing

Lifehacker is filled with advice on how to improve yourself and do things better. Advice on what to avoid can be harder to come by - especially for …

Pokémon

Pokemon: Magikarp Jump splashes onto iOS and Android

<b>Move over Pokemon GO, there’s a new Pocket Monsters’ themed mobile game in town.</b><p>Pokemon: Magikarp Jump is now available to download on iOS and …

Pokémon

Pokemon: Magikarp Jump comes to Apple's iPhone & iPad

The Pokemon Company has launched a new game for Apple's iPhone and iPad, Magikarp Jump, looking to build in a small way off of the success of Pokemon …

Apple

‘Pokemon: Magikarp Jump’ now available on iOS and Android

Just a week after soft-launching on the Italian App Store, <i>Pokemon: Magikarp Jump</i> is now available on iOS and Android in the US. It’s nothing like</i> …

Pokémon

Take a Walk Down Memory Lane. It Can Be Healthy.

Around this time of year, every year for the last 10 or so, I have indulged in a strange but comforting ritual. I see the Facebook photos of tassels turning, I get the feels — lots of them — and then I plunge into the depths of my music library to rediscover Vitamin C’s “Graduation.”<p>One listen — …

Lifestyle

‘Pokemon GO’ ban: Niantic hiding spawns of rare monsters from cheats; Players calling it shadow-ban

Latest reports suggest that Niantic is hiding rare monster spawns from “Pokemon GO” cheats. Players using third-party applications to play the game …

Pokémon

Pokemon Go Is Allegedly Punishing Cheaters With Crappy Pokemon

While the fervor around Pokemon Go may have died down since players were swarming the streets in search of pocket monsters last summer, the game still has 65 million active users. Many rely on unofficial third-party tracker apps to help them locate Pokemon, which developer Niantic does not permit. …

Pokémon

Overwatch is a bigger deal on Tumblr than any other game or TV show or movie, or even GIFs

Overwatch is seriously popular, cats.<p>Overwatch is one year old and Tumblr has celebrated by opening up about just how enormously popular Blizzard’s …

Overwatch

Nintendo Rally Evokes Memories of Pokemon Go Craze: Chart - Bloomberg

Optimism that Nintendo Co.’s new Switch can reignite earnings has driven its shares beyond levels seen when millions went hunting for Pokemons on …

Pokémon

Pokemon GO cheaters subtly punished

Jokes on you; I love Pidgey<p>Those too lazy to get up and go play <i>Pokémon GO</i> the way it was intended have turned to third-party software to roam the …

Pokémon

AR/VR gaming engine Unity raises $400 million

Unity, a San Francisco-based VR/AR gaming engine founded in 2004, has raised $400 million in new funding led by Silver Lake. Around half of the deal …

Game Development

Game engine maker Unity secures $400M investment

Game engine maker Unity Technologies has secured a $400 million investment from private equity firm, Silver Lake Partners.<p>Unity CEO John Riccitiello …

Game Design

New Pokemon Go Anti-Cheat System Makes Rare Pokemon Impossible to Find

Like any game, Pokemon Go has hackers, whether they're using bots or other ways to gain an advantage quickly. But Niantic is now cracking down harder …

Pokémon

Pokémon Go 'Cheaters' Say Niantic Is Punishing Them By Hiding Rare Monster Spawns

For the last couple of days, the <i>Pokémon</i> <i>Go</i> community has erupted over a new security measure that allegedly hides rare monster spawns from cheaters.<p>By …

Pokémon

Pokemon GO Unown event : legendary keys and clues!

Over the past several updates to Pokemon GO, Niantic has been preparing for an inevitable event – and here’s how we see it being Unown-heavy. On June …

Pokémon

Couple playing Pokemon Go in Kansas cemetery find something scarier than ghost types

It started out as an innocent round of Pokemon Go in a historic Kansas cemetery over the weekend.<p>It ended with a call to 911.<p>Tim Johnston and his …

Crime

Should You Make 15,000 Steps per Day Your Goal?

​If you own a pedometer or fitness band, it's likely that it has a suggested goal of 10,000 steps per day. But would you be smarter to set the goal …

Lifestyle

Why Disney Should Buy Nintendo

Walt Disney (Shutterstock photo)<p>Disney (DIS) has come under siege over the past couple of years, due in large part to worries about ESPN and its …

Gaming

Niantic will bring a highly anticipated new feature to Pokemon Go

While <i>Pokemon Go</i> players are undoubtedly anxious to see Niantic fix the gym battle system, add trading to the game and introduce the first Legendary …

Pokémon

11 Myths About the Future and Present of Augmented Reality

<i>Download this article in PDF format.</i><p>With the advent of revolutionary new hardware, supported by innovative apps and software, this year will see a …

Augmented Reality

5 things Nintendo needs to do this year to maintain its momentum

Nintendo has reason to celebrate today, as the success of the Switch has sent its stock price up over the peak it reached during the initial <i>Pokemon …

Gaming

Switch Helps Nintendo's Stock Reach Its Highest Point Since Wii

No doubt thanks in part to the early success of its new Switch console, Nintendo's share price has hit a seven-year high.<p>The company's share price rose to ¥31,880 ($284), a 102% increase year-over-year. This exceeds the short-lived jump Nintendo experienced last year following the launch of Pokemon …

Gaming

Pokemon GO Memorial Day Event tipped to push details

The next Pokemon GO event update will come at or around Memorial Day – be it official or unofficial. When considering your plans for the Pokemon GO …

Pokémon