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Super Mario Run Finally Getting Android Release

Super Mario Run Finally Getting Android Release

Three months after Super Mario Run’s iOS release, Nintendo of America announces on Twitter that the mobile game will finally be making its way to Android platforms on March 23.

By Alexander Pan on 18 March 2017
Russian Pokemon GO User Faces Jail Time

Russian Pokemon GO User Faces Jail Time

A Pokemon GO player in Russia faces jail time for playing the game inside of a church. Ruslan Sokolovsky, a blogger from the country,...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 March 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Blazing Shadows Update

Fire Emblem Heroes Blazing Shadows Update

A new update has been released for hit Nintendo mobile game Fire Emblem Heroes. Called “Blazing Shadows,” the latest content drop for...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 March 2017
Kingdom Hearts Mobile Game Adding Multiplayer Mode

Kingdom Hearts Mobile Game Adding Multiplayer Mode

Square Enix announced during PAX East 2017 that Kingdom Hearts: Unchained X will be receiving a major update next month that will bri...

By Boston Blake on 11 March 2017
Pokemon GO: Niantic Teases Multiplayer Gyms

Pokemon GO: Niantic Teases Multiplayer Gyms

Niantic may have just teased Pokemon GO multiplayer gyms. In an interview at GDC 2017, senior product manager Tatsuo Nomura admittedl...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 March 2017
Nintendo Takes Aim at Fire Emblem Heroes Cheaters

Nintendo Takes Aim at Fire Emblem Heroes Cheaters

Nintendo has taken aim at Fire Emblem Heroes cheaters with a series of new countermeasures that fight back against players who use ex...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 March 2017
Pokemon GO Hit Peak Worldwide Projections in Hours

Pokemon GO Hit Peak Worldwide Projections in Hours

The success of Pokemon GO is now part of video game folklore, with the title currently sitting at 650 million worldwide downloads. Ho...

By Rob Gordon on 04 March 2017
Pokemon GO Crosses 650 Million Downloads

Pokemon GO Crosses 650 Million Downloads

Pokemon GO has now been downloaded over 650 million times, according to new data shared by Niantic Labs CTO Phil Keslin. Speaking dur...

By Rory Young on 28 February 2017
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get Sun Stone

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get Sun Stone

Pokemon GO fans that are jumping back into the game after the introduction of over 80 second generation Pokemon may be surprised to s...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 February 2017
Epic Games Announces Battle Breakers

Epic Games Announces Battle Breakers

Epic Games proudly announced Battle Breakers today, making the most of their Google Development Day keynote at the ongoing Game Devel...

By Rory Young on 28 February 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Update Adds New Characters, Missions

Fire Emblem Heroes Update Adds New Characters, Missions

A new Fire Emblem Heroes update adds a whole host of new content to the Nintendo mobile game. Called ‘Sibling Bonds,’ the content dro...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 February 2017
Pokemon GO to Receive 3 More Major Updates in 2017

Pokemon GO to Receive 3 More Major Updates in 2017

John Hanke, CEO of Niantic Labs, announced today that Pokemon GO is slated to receive three additional major updates in 2017. Those a...

By Rory Young on 26 February 2017
Pokemon GO: Sprint Launches a Trainer Rewards Program

Pokemon GO: Sprint Launches a Trainer Rewards Program

Back in December, U.S. cellular provider Sprint confirmed its partnership with developer Niantic for use with mobile sensation Pokemo...

By Rob Gordon on 25 February 2017
Pokemon GO Adding Festive Hat Pikachu for Pokemon Day

Pokemon GO Adding Festive Hat Pikachu for Pokemon Day

Pokemon GO is going to let players celebrate Pokemon Day in style as a limited edition Pikachu wearing a festive hat will soon be added to the hugely popular mobile game. It’s quite safe t...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 February 2017
Pokemon GO Tops App Store Again

Pokemon GO Tops App Store Again

Due to the recent update adding Generation 2 Pokemon to the roster, Pokemon GO is once again the top ranked app on the Apple App Store in the United States. Pokemon GO has been a staggering...

By Rory Young on 22 February 2017
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get Up-Grade Item

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get Up-Grade Item

Use this guide to learn where to find an Up-Grade evolutionary item in Pokemon GO, which is used to evolve the normal-type Pokemon Porygon into Porygon2. Anyone that has jumped back into th...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 February 2017
Pokemon GO Guide: Make Eevee Evolve to Umbreon & Espeon

Pokemon GO Guide: Make Eevee Evolve to Umbreon & Espeon

After figuring out the trick to get Flareon, Jolteon, or Vaporeon, it seems like Pokemon GO players have already learned how to evolv...

By Riley Little on 20 February 2017
Injustice 2 Confirms Poison Ivy, Bane, & Black Canary

Injustice 2 Confirms Poison Ivy, Bane, & Black Canary

NetherRealm Studios releases a new gameplay trailer for Injustice 2 that features Black Canary in action, plus confirms Bane, Brainiac, and Poison Ivy for the roster.

By Dalton Cooper on 18 February 2017
Pokemon Go Guide: How to Trigger Gen 2 Evolutions

Pokemon Go Guide: How to Trigger Gen 2 Evolutions

Follow this helpful Pokemon GO guide to learn how to evolve some of the current Pokemon into the new generation 2 Pokemon that were added with the latest update. Although Pokémon GO has had...

By Anthony Taormina on 18 February 2017
Bethesda's Next Mobile Game Teased by Skyrim Director

Bethesda's Next Mobile Game Teased by Skyrim Director

Fallout 4 and Skyrim game director Todd Howard teases Bethesda’s next mobile game, also revealing that the company was ‘ecstatic’ when Fallout Shelter was so successful. Despite only relea...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 February 2017
Pokemon GO Guide: What Gen 2 Pokemon Hatch from Eggs

Pokemon GO Guide: What Gen 2 Pokemon Hatch from Eggs

Trying to find out which Generation 2 Pokemon hatch from eggs in the recent Pokemon GO update? Look no further than this guide for the answers needed. With over 80 Johto region Pokemon maki...

By Rob Gordon on 18 February 2017
Pokemon GO Trading and PvP Battles Coming 'Soon'

Pokemon GO Trading and PvP Battles Coming 'Soon'

Pokemon GO will add trading and PvP battles ‘soon’ according to Niantic CEO John Hanke who blames the games server issues at launch for the delay of the features. Ever singe the augmented...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 February 2017
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get Metal Coat

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get Metal Coat

The latest update for Pokemon GO adds evolution stones to the game like the Metal Coat. Here is how to find the Metal Coat and which Pokemon can evolve with it. With the latest update for P...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 February 2017
Pokemon GO: Blissey is Taking Over Gyms

Pokemon GO: Blissey is Taking Over Gyms

Battling has changed drastically with the rollout of the Gen 2 update in Pokemon GO, and it appears that there is a new overpowered Pokemon dominating gyms everywhere. It’s official – if th...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 February 2017
Pokemon GO: Everything That Changed With New Update

Pokemon GO: Everything That Changed With New Update

With so many changes and new additions in the Generation 2 update for Pokemon GO, here’s Game Rant’s guide to the most significant ch...

By Boston Blake on 16 February 2017
Hearthstone Update Will Nerf 2 OP Cards

Hearthstone Update Will Nerf 2 OP Cards

Blizzard drops the nerf hammer in Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft and also announces a big change for the game’s Ranked Play ladder that should help reduce player anxiety. Ever since Blizza...

By Jason Gallagher on 16 February 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Adds New Heroes and Missions

Fire Emblem Heroes Adds New Heroes and Missions

Fire Emblem Heroes adds new heroes and missions in its latest update, with Nintendo also extending the game’s launch celebration, continuing to give out free orbs. Nintendo’s latest mobile...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 February 2017
Pokemon GO: Is Heracross Region-Exclusive?

Pokemon GO: Is Heracross Region-Exclusive?

Evidence compiled by Pokemon GO players seems to suggest that Heracross is the only region-exclusive Pokemon added in the game’s new...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2017
Pokemon GO Players Spot Unown in the Wild

Pokemon GO Players Spot Unown in the Wild

Pokemon GO players start compiling evidence on Unown, a rare psychic-type Pokemon that can be found in the game after downloading th...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 February 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Has Made $5 Million in Just One Week

Fire Emblem Heroes Has Made $5 Million in Just One Week

Nintendo president Katsumi Kimishima confirms that new mobile game Fire Emblem Heroes made $5 million in just one week after it launched on iOS and Android. Released last week as part of Ni...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 February 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Will Add New Stories Twice A Month

Fire Emblem Heroes Will Add New Stories Twice A Month

Nintendo details how often Fire Emblem Heroes players can expect new content to be added to the recently released smartphone app. Apparently it will be quite often. Last week, Fire Emblem H...

By Brad Jones on 07 February 2017
Pokemon GO Needs a Permit for Milwaukee County Parks

Pokemon GO Needs a Permit for Milwaukee County Parks

The Milwaukee county parks board enacts a new ordinance that requires Pokemon GO developer Niantic obtain a permit to use locations for the popular mobile game. While Pokémon GO is busy ent...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 February 2017
Fallout Shelter Comes To Xbox One Next Week

Fallout Shelter Comes To Xbox One Next Week

Publisher and developer Bethesda Game Studios officially announces its construction and management simulation mobile game, Fallout Shelter, comes to Xbox One next week. As many gaming fans...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 February 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Fans 'Re-Roll' for Better Characters

Fire Emblem Heroes Fans 'Re-Roll' for Better Characters

Players of Nintendo’s newest mobile game, Fire Emblem Heroes, use ‘re-rolling’ to get better characters, by deleting and reinstalling the game over and over for better summons. Nintendo’s l...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 February 2017
Pokemon GO is Fastest Mobile App to Hit $1 Billion

Pokemon GO is Fastest Mobile App to Hit $1 Billion

According to mobile app growth analysts Sensor Tower, Pokemon GO has just set another record, becoming the fastest selling app to reach $1 billion in revenue. The mobile juggernaut that is ...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 February 2017
Man Killed By Security Guard While Playing Pokemon GO

Man Killed By Security Guard While Playing Pokemon GO

An unnamed security guard in Chesapeake, Virginia reportedly shoots and kills 60 year old Jiansheng Chen, who was playing Pokemon GO inside a parked van. At the height of its popularity, Po...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 February 2017
Injustice 2: Next Character Reveal Date

Injustice 2: Next Character Reveal Date

NetherRealm Studios uses Injustice 2’s official website to list the forthcoming date of the reveal for the next character in its DC-themed superhero fighting game.

By Kyle Sledge on 27 January 2017
Injustice 2 Reschedules This Week's Character Reveal

Injustice 2 Reschedules This Week's Character Reveal

NetherRealm Studios reschedules this week’s original character reveal date for its forthcoming fighting game, Injustice 2, pushing the unveiling back until next week.

By Kyle Sledge on 27 January 2017
A New, Safer Pokemon GO Device Might Be In The Works

A New, Safer Pokemon GO Device Might Be In The Works

The Pokemon Company president Tsunekazu Ishihara reveals that a new Pokemon GO device may be in the works, with the president citing safety concerns when playing the game. To say that Pokem...

By Rob Gordon on 27 January 2017
New The Walking Dead Season 3 Episode Coming Soon

New The Walking Dead Season 3 Episode Coming Soon

Telltale Games officially provides a release window for the third episode in Season 3 of its interactive adventure game with zombies, The Walking Dead.

By Kyle Sledge on 26 January 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Announced for Android and iOS

Fire Emblem Heroes Announced for Android and iOS

Nintendo unveils the first-ever Fire Emblem title arriving for mobile devices in the form of Fire Emblem Heroes, allowing fans to take charge of their favorite warriors. A few years ago it...

By Riley Little on 19 January 2017
Super Mario Run Coming to Android in March

Super Mario Run Coming to Android in March

Nintendo of Japan announces on Twitter that Mario’s first mobile outing, Super Mario Run, will finally be making its way to Android devices at some point in March. Leading up to its release...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 January 2017
Pokemon GO Datamine Suggests More Gen 2 Additions

Pokemon GO Datamine Suggests More Gen 2 Additions

The dataminers at Silph Road are back at it again, this time unveiling code that suggests that Pokemon GO will be getting more Gen 2 monsters in the near future. Pokemon GO might not have m...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 January 2017
Ariana Grande Coming to Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius

Ariana Grande Coming to Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius

Pop music sensation Ariana Grande takes to Instagram to reveal her character DW that will be added to the mobile game Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius in a future update. Nickelodeon star turned...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 January 2017
Super Mario Run Android Version Registration Launches

Super Mario Run Android Version Registration Launches

Nintendo announces that Android users can now register on the Google Play store to be notified when Super Mario Run is available to download, much like the game did for iOS users. As one of...

By Riley Little on 30 December 2016
Pokemon GO Reference Appears in Doctor Who

Pokemon GO Reference Appears in Doctor Who

The Doctor Who Christmas special contains a nod to popular mobile game, Pokemon GO, getting a short mention and playing a small role in the episode’s plot. Pokemon GO continues to be a popu...

By Weston Albert on 29 December 2016
Pokemon GO Now Selling Holiday Boxes

Pokemon GO Now Selling Holiday Boxes

Pokemon GO offers another holiday gift to its players, this time releasing three shop bundles containing items at a discount, as well as some that can’t ordinarily be bought. Pokemon GO is...

By Sarah Fields on 27 December 2016
Pokemon GO Players Help Save Lives In Warehouse Fire

Pokemon GO Players Help Save Lives In Warehouse Fire

Two Pokemon GO players help save lives in St. Louis, discovering a warehouse fire while playing the game and getting hold of the authorities to rescue those trapped inside. The way that Pok...

By Rob Gordon on 21 December 2016
Pokemon GO Update Fixes Minor Bugs

Pokemon GO Update Fixes Minor Bugs

Niantic releases the latest update for Pokemon GO, although the update brings little excitement to the table for the holidays, simply offering some minor bug fixes. A new Pokemon GO update...

By John Jacques on 20 December 2016
Mega Man 1-6 Coming To Mobile Next Month

Mega Man 1-6 Coming To Mobile Next Month

Capcom reveals that the first six games in the Mega Man franchise will be released for iOS and Android devices, with a release date set for January 2017. When it comes to Capcom franchises...

By Rob Gordon on 20 December 2016
Pokemon GO is Google's Most Popular Search of 2016

Pokemon GO is Google's Most Popular Search of 2016

Google reveals its most popular search terms of 2016, with Niantic’s hugely successful mobile title Pokemon GO topping the list of the most searched terms worldwide. At least from a popular...

By Rob Gordon on 15 December 2016
Pokemon GO: How to Make Raichu Wear A Santa Hat

Pokemon GO: How to Make Raichu Wear A Santa Hat

The holiday update for Pokemon GO is well underway, allowing fans to go out and capture a festive Pikachu. But there’s a way to secure a Santa hat-wearing Raichu as well. The holiday season...

By Riley Little on 15 December 2016
8 Super Mario Run Alternatives for iOS and Android

8 Super Mario Run Alternatives for iOS and Android

As Nintendo’s new mobile game costs $10 to unlock completely and won’t launch on Android until 2017, Game Rant has put together a list of Super Mario Run alternatives. Nintendo’s mobile pla...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 December 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Baby Pokemon

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Baby Pokemon

Niantic adds seven baby Pokemon to Pokemon GO, but trainers will have to work to add them to their collections. Check out Game Rant’s guide for collecting all the baby Pokemon. Pokemon GO d...

By Sarah Fields on 14 December 2016
Pokemon GO Bug Turns Buddy Pokemon into Scary Giants

Pokemon GO Bug Turns Buddy Pokemon into Scary Giants

A new bug in Pokemon GO is making buddy Pokemon appear as Godzilla-sized giants, sometimes engulfing the entire map under the size of the monstrous Pokemon. The popular Pokemon GO applicati...

By John Jacques on 11 December 2016
Man Spends $1 Million in Stolen Funds on Game of War

Man Spends $1 Million in Stolen Funds on Game of War

A man from California pleads guilty to embezzling $4.8 million from his place of work, after spending an incredible $1 million on purchases for mobile title Game of War. The notion of free-...

By Rob Gordon on 10 December 2016
Pokemon GO and Starbucks Partnership Is Official

Pokemon GO and Starbucks Partnership Is Official

Pokemon GO developer Niantic confirms that the mobile title’s partnership with Starbucks is now official, bringing with it thousands more Pokestops for players to use. The partnership betw...

By Rob Gordon on 08 December 2016
Pokemon GO's Next Massive Update Leaked by Starbucks?

Pokemon GO's Next Massive Update Leaked by Starbucks?

A huge update for Pokemon GO appears as a possible leak by coffee company Starbucks, as a memo sent to employees hints at ‘new Pokemon’ being added to the game. Over the past week, Niantic...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 December 2016
Pokemon GO New Tracker Tool Spreads To Other Regions

Pokemon GO New Tracker Tool Spreads To Other Regions

The long awaited Nearby Pokemon feature for Pokemon Go is slowly rolling out to new regions, including the rest of the continental United States and sections of Europe. The history of Pokem...

By Curt Hutson on 01 December 2016
Facebook Launching New Gaming Platform

Facebook Launching New Gaming Platform

Facebook announces Facebook Instant Games, a collection of titles which can be played within Facebook Messenger or the Facebook News Feed on iOS and Android. While Facebook is mostly associ...

By John Jacques on 30 November 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Ditto

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Ditto

Niantic finally releases Ditto into the wild in Pokemon GO, but catching it isn’t so easy. Check out Game Rant’s guide to adding Ditto to a Pokemon collection. Fans of Pokemon GO have been...

By Sarah Fields on 22 November 2016
The Walking Dead: A New Frontier Game Awards Trailer

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier Game Awards Trailer

A brand new trailer for the episodic interactive adventure game The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – A New Frontier debuts at The Game Awards 2016.

By Kyle Sledge on 22 November 2016
Pokemon GO May Now Have Shiny Pokemon Variants

Pokemon GO May Now Have Shiny Pokemon Variants

A new datamining effort from the team at The Silph Road indicates that Pokemon GO may be implementing rare “shiny” variants of Pokemon in-game very soon. Pokemon GO might have made a name f...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 November 2016
Pokemon GO May Have Added Ditto Finally

Pokemon GO May Have Added Ditto Finally

The dataminers at The Silph Road are back at it again, and it appears that Pokemon GO‘s latest update might finally include the arrival of the highly sought-after Ditto. It might feel like ...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 November 2016
Pokemon GO Boosts Combat Power for Select Pokemon

Pokemon GO Boosts Combat Power for Select Pokemon

Niantic reveals that some Pokemon have had their Combat Power adjusted in Pokemon GO, and data miners uncover what players can expect from the change. Some Pokemon always have the upper han...

By Sarah Fields on 21 November 2016
New Hearthstone Expansion Mean Streets of Gadgetzan

New Hearthstone Expansion Mean Streets of Gadgetzan

Blizzard reveals the newest expansion coming to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, entitled Mean Streets of Gadgetzan, with 132 new cards and brand new tri-class cards on the way. BlizzCon of...

By Sarah Fields on 06 November 2016
Final Fantasy Legends 2 Announced On Mobile

Final Fantasy Legends 2 Announced On Mobile

Square Enix announces that the publisher’s next Final Fantasy project will be Final Fantasy Legends 2, a game made exclusively for iOS and Android mobile devices. Even for a franchise with...

By Cody Gravelle on 02 November 2016
Pokemon GO Players Make Amazing Halloween Costumes

Pokemon GO Players Make Amazing Halloween Costumes

Pokemon GO enthusiasts flex their creative muscles to put together impressive Pokemon GO-themed Halloween costumes, dressing up as Pokemon trainers, PokeStops, and more. Thanks to its mass...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 October 2016
Final Fantasy Project with Chrono Trigger Director

Final Fantasy Project with Chrono Trigger Director

A website teasing a new Final Fantasy announcement pops up online, and it appears famed Chrono Trigger director Takashi Tokita is heavily involved in the project. The list changes drastica...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 October 2016
Nintendo Speaks On Pokemon GO Plus Shortages

Nintendo Speaks On Pokemon GO Plus Shortages

In the wake of shortages of the Pokemon GO Plus, Nintendo makes a statement regarding the wearable Pokemon GO accessory, directly addressing stock shortages and future production. Fans of...

By Rob Gordon on 28 October 2016
Super Mario Run Will Be Partly Free to Play

Super Mario Run Will Be Partly Free to Play

During a financial briefing, Nintendo confirms that mobile game Super Mario Run will be partly free to play and that friends from Miitomo can be carried over. Announced as part of Nintendo...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 October 2016
New Pokemon GO Update Improves Pokemon GO Plus

New Pokemon GO Update Improves Pokemon GO Plus

Niantic releases a new update for Pokemon GO that improves the Pokemon GO Plus watch, making it possible for the device to focus exclusively on PokeStops or Pokemon. Pokemon GO may not be a...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 October 2016
Pokemon GO Still Fastest Selling Mobile Game in History

Pokemon GO Still Fastest Selling Mobile Game in History

Although many users have abandoned the app, Pokemon GO continues to make huge earnings, maintaining its title as the fastest earning mobile gaming app of all time. Pokemon GO has let down a...

By Sarah Fields on 22 October 2016
Candy Crush TV Show in the Works

Candy Crush TV Show in the Works

A Candy Crush television show is in the works at Lionsgate, with the TV adaptation being a game show that sees players go through obstacle courses in order to collect pieces of candy. Once...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 October 2016
Sony Will Enter Mobile Game Market By 2018

Sony Will Enter Mobile Game Market By 2018

Looking to capitalize on the massive success of mobile games like Pokemon GO, Sony announces that it is planning to launch up to five smartphone games by early 2018. After launching earlier...

By Derek Nichols on 15 October 2016
Pokemon GO: No Plans For Improved Tracker Tool

Pokemon GO: No Plans For Improved Tracker Tool

Niantic reveals that there are no firm plans to release an improved Pokemon GO tracker tool for all users, after removing the original tracker alongside the closure of third-party sites. Al...

By Rob Gordon on 15 October 2016
Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Niantic quietly rolls out a Pokemon GO tweak, causing the Pokedex to record encounters with Pokemon in Gyms in addition to the existing wild Pokemon encounters. Although Niantic generally a...

By Sarah Fields on 08 October 2016
Pokemon GO Update Arrives With Gym Training Changes

Pokemon GO Update Arrives With Gym Training Changes

Niantic announces a new update for Pokemon GO that makes changes to gym training, decreases evolution animation time, adds catch bonuses, and tweaks egg incubation. Pokemon GO may not be th...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 October 2016
500,000 Users Download Fake Pokemon GO Malware App

500,000 Users Download Fake Pokemon GO Malware App

An App entitled Guide for Pokemon Go has been removed after invasive malware was found hidden inside, but only after half a million users downloaded it. Since its release this past July Pok...

By Fred Harvey on 18 September 2016
Pokemon GO Plus Having Issues on Android

Pokemon GO Plus Having Issues on Android

It seems that Android users are being left behind by Niantic again, as the newly-released Pokemon GO Plus devices are having issues with many smartphones. Ever since the release of Niantic’...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 14 September 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Use Pokemon GO Plus

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Use Pokemon GO Plus

Now that the Pokemon GO Plus accessory is available for Pokemon GO players, we explain how to set up the device, how to catch Pokemon with it, and much more! After the device was delayed ea...

By Dalton Cooper on 14 September 2016
Pokemon GO Will Release for Android Watches

Pokemon GO Will Release for Android Watches

Android Wear users are in luck, as dataminers at the Pokemon GO Hub have confirmed that the app will be coming to the smartwatch devices in the near future. Global sensation Pokemon GO may...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 14 September 2016
Pokemon GO Dev Talks Pokemon Battles Between Players

Pokemon GO Dev Talks Pokemon Battles Between Players

Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke talks about the future of Pokemon GO, and discusses the interest in trainers battling each other and whether it will come to the game. Pokemon GO‘s initial debut...

By Sarah Fields on 14 September 2016
Pokemon GO: Buddy Update Launches After Delays

Pokemon GO: Buddy Update Launches After Delays

After much anticipation, Niantic finally releases the hotly anticipated Buddy update for Pokemon GO, allowing fans to take their Pokemon for walks to earn candies. After a delay, and despit...

By Riley Little on 13 September 2016
Report: Pokemon GO Paying Player Total Has Dropped 79%

Report: Pokemon GO Paying Player Total Has Dropped 79%

Despite dropping a whopping 79% in paying players since its peak in mid-July, Pokemon GO still remains the most profitable mobile game currently on the marketplace. Despite many writing off...

By Riley Little on 13 September 2016
Pokemon GO Buddy System Update is Released

Pokemon GO Buddy System Update is Released

Pokemon GO finally gets another way for players to earn candy for their favorite creatures, in the form of a new buddy system that releases in today’s update. Last week, Niantic revealed i...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 12 September 2016
Pokemon GO: Pikachu Buddy System Easter Egg

Pokemon GO: Pikachu Buddy System Easter Egg

Pokemon GO fans discover an Easter Egg added to the game in the buddy system update that sees Pikachu jumping on the player’s shoulder after walking 10km. By now, it’s no secret that the n...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 September 2016
Pokemon GO Plus Watch Has a New Release Date

Pokemon GO Plus Watch Has a New Release Date

Nintendo announces the release date for the Pokemon GO Plus watch, which allows users to collect items and capture Pokemon without having to open their phones. When investors realized that...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 September 2016
Pokemon GO: Distance To Walk For Candy For Each Pokemon

Pokemon GO: Distance To Walk For Candy For Each Pokemon

With the buddy update arriving for Pokemon GO, eager walkers-turned-trainers can check out this guide to see how many kilometres they’ll need to walk to get candy for each monster. The late...

By Riley Little on 11 September 2016
Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine reveals shocking statistics about how many drivers are distracted because they’re pla...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 September 2016
Pokemon GO Has Been Downloaded Over 500 Million Times

Pokemon GO Has Been Downloaded Over 500 Million Times

Shortly after announcing Pokemon GO for the Apple Smart Watch, Niantic reveals impressive statistics about the success of the popular mobile game so far. While developer Niantic is working...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 September 2016
Pokemon GO Hybrids Will Haunt Your Nightmares

Pokemon GO Hybrids Will Haunt Your Nightmares

Twitter artist BrachyZoid recreates screenshots of Pokemon GO Pokemon that appear to be fused together, creating terrifying Pokemon hybrid monstrosities. Pokemon GO, despite its incredible...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 September 2016
Super Mario Run Not Coming to Android This Year

Super Mario Run Not Coming to Android This Year

Shigeru Miyamoto reveals that Super Mario Run will be a timed-exclusive for iOS devices when it releases in December, but the game will come to Android in 2017. The demise of headphone jacks as...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 September 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: Buddy System

Pokemon GO Guide: Buddy System

Learn all about the buddy system that is being added to Pokemon GO in a future update, including how much distance needs to be walked to earn extra candy. From the outset, Niantic has made it c...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 September 2016
Pokemon GO Dev Will Reverse Some Bans

Pokemon GO Dev Will Reverse Some Bans

Pokemon GO developer Niantic reveals that some banned players who used third-party apps to view Pokemon spawning areas will have their access to the game restored. Many gamers were shocked to...

By Sarah Fields on 31 August 2016
French Education Minister: Ban Rare Pokemon at Schools

French Education Minister: Ban Rare Pokemon at Schools

The French education minister calls for rare Pokemon GO creatures to be banned in schools, suggesting that they could attract non-students who pose a threat. While Pokémon GO may offer plenty o...

By Jasmine Henry on 30 August 2016
Download FIFA 17 Demo and Try Out New Campaign Feature

Download FIFA 17 Demo and Try Out New Campaign Feature

Soccer fans can now download a demo of FIFA 17 that gives players a sneak peek at The Journey, which is EA Sports’ attempt to add a story to the traditional FIFA experience. When EA showed...

By Jason Gallagher on 29 August 2016
Pokemon GO Getting Homebrew Release for Dreamcast VMU

Pokemon GO Getting Homebrew Release for Dreamcast VMU

One intrepid Dreamcast Visual Memory Unit homebrew developer takes it upon themselves to bring Pokemon GO over to the device, with a VMU port of the title in the pipeline. Although Pokemon GO h...

By Rob Gordon on 29 August 2016
Playing Pokemon GO While Driving May Soon Be Illegal

Playing Pokemon GO While Driving May Soon Be Illegal

Lawmakers in California introduce a bill that would make it illegal to play Pokemon GO and other distracting mobile games while operating a motor vehicle. Japan was one of the last regions to...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 August 2016
1,000,000 EXP Pokemon Go Charity Run Results in Ban

1,000,000 EXP Pokemon Go Charity Run Results in Ban

A Pokemon Go player attempting to earn a record breaking 1,000,000 experience in a single day is now banned after triggering a Niantic anti-botting measure. With the success of Pokemon Go, many...

By Rory Young on 24 August 2016
Pokemon GO Player Gets Entire Country Banned

Pokemon GO Player Gets Entire Country Banned

By targeting a national cell phone carrier’s IP address, one Pokemon GO player gets the entire country of Belgium banned from the game for a couple days. Unsurprisingly, the incredible success...

By Boston Blake on 24 August 2016
Lucky Pokemon GO Player Lives On Top Of Rare Spawnpoint

Lucky Pokemon GO Player Lives On Top Of Rare Spawnpoint

One Pokemon GO player cannot believe their luck, as their condo acts as a spawnpoint for a variety of incredibly hard-to-find Pokemon available for the mobile sensation. As soon as Pokemon GO...

By Rob Gordon on 23 August 2016
South Park Special Edition Comes With RC Coon Mobile

South Park Special Edition Comes With RC Coon Mobile

A special edition of South Park: The Fractured But Whole appears online, and it includes a mobile-device controlled coon mobile driven by Cartman as The Coon.

By Sarah Fields on 20 August 2016
Pokemon GO 'Tours' Selling for $200 in Europe

Pokemon GO 'Tours' Selling for $200 in Europe

One touring company gets in on the Pokemon GO obsession, offering a variety of walking and driving tours in the U.S. and Europe so trainers can catch ’em all. Pokemon GO has had an unexpected...

By Sarah Fields on 20 August 2016
Pokemon GO Could Be Banned From This French Town

Pokemon GO Could Be Banned From This French Town

The mayor of a small town in France has sent an official decree to Niantic requesting that they remove everything Pokemon GO related from within the town’s borders. Pokemon GO may be a global...

By John Jacques on 19 August 2016
Pokemon GO Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Pokemon GO Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Niantic, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company face a class-action lawsuit from a couple who are upset about Pokemon GO players trespassing on their property. About two weeks ago, Pokemon GO develo...

By Jason Gallagher on 17 August 2016
Pokemon GO: Volkswagen Employees Banned From Playing

Pokemon GO: Volkswagen Employees Banned From Playing

German vehicles manufacturer Volkswagen bans its employees from playing Pokemon GO, fearing that it could potentially be used for corporate espionage. Niantic’s augmented-reality app Pokemon G...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 August 2016
Pokemon Gym Glitch Needs Fixing

Pokemon Gym Glitch Needs Fixing

A new troublesome glitch in Pokemon GO lets players occupy gyms without any fear of losing a Pokemon battle and, in turn, earn an endless source of Pokecoins. Beware Pokémon GO players, there’s a new...

By Anthony Taormina on 14 August 2016
Pokemon GO's Improved Tracker Tool is in Beta Testing

Pokemon GO's Improved Tracker Tool is in Beta Testing

Niantic’s latest Pokemon GO update introduces a new iteration of the ‘nearby’ monster tracking system — but not all players have access to the feature just yet. When Niantic removed the foo...

By Brad Jones on 13 August 2016
1 Million UK Pokemon GO Players Have Spent Money on App

1 Million UK Pokemon GO Players Have Spent Money on App

One study reveals that Pokemon GO is a huge success in the UK, with 6.1 million downloads and over 1 million of those users spending money on the game. Pokemon GO took the United States by storm when...

By Sarah Fields on 12 August 2016
Pokemon GO Players in Florida Being Stalked by a Clown

Pokemon GO Players in Florida Being Stalked by a Clown

Wrinkles the Clown, a deranged performer that can be hired to scare people as a prank, is seen stalking unsuspecting Pokemon GO players in southwest Florida. Over the past couple of years, a c...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 August 2016
Twitch Bans Pokemon GO Streams That Use Cheats

Twitch Bans Pokemon GO Streams That Use Cheats

Twitch announces that users using cheats for their streams of mobile title Pokemon GO will be on the receiving end of punishment, up to and including bans. Online streaming service Twitch and...

By Rob Gordon on 11 August 2016
Pokemon GO Causes Surge in Battery Pack Sales

Pokemon GO Causes Surge in Battery Pack Sales

Pokemon GO impacts the economy again, this time causing the sales of external battery packs for mobile devices to increase dramatically in just two weeks. While far from every Pokemon GO player has...

By Sarah Fields on 10 August 2016
Pokemon GO Reaches $200 Million in First Month

Pokemon GO Reaches $200 Million in First Month

Pokemon GO smashes app sales records earning $200 million in revenue worldwide in its first month of release beating out Candy Crush and Clash of Clans. Pokemon GO has had a bit of trouble the...

By Fred Harvey on 09 August 2016
Pokemon GO Cheating Apps Are Still Available

Pokemon GO Cheating Apps Are Still Available

While Niantic has gone to great effort to shut down third-party tracking apps for Pokemon GO, the company has done little to stop an entirely different type of cheating app. Pokemon GO develop...

By Fred Harvey on 08 August 2016
Pokemon GO Update Adds New Tracking & More

Pokemon GO Update Adds New Tracking & More

Pokemon GO receives a new update which fixes a variety of bugs, brings back the use of the battery saver for iPhone players, and tweaks the Pokemon tracker. Niantic has continued to roll out...

By Sarah Fields on 08 August 2016
Pokemon GO Banned in Iran

Pokemon GO Banned in Iran

The Iranian government decides to ban its people from playing the popular augmented reality mobile game Pokemon GO, citing security concerns as the reason. Since its release last month, Pokemo...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 August 2016
No Man's Sky Companion App Available Now

No Man's Sky Companion App Available Now

No Man’s Sky fan and Reddit user aleator83 creates a mobile companion app for the game that features a planet name generator, an elements journal, and more. For many blockbuster video game re...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 August 2016
Pokemon GO Dev Takes Legendary Pokemon Away From Cheats

Pokemon GO Dev Takes Legendary Pokemon Away From Cheats

Pokemon Go developer Niantic is cracking down on cheaters who obtained legendary Pokemon like Articuno ahead of schedule, completely removing the creatures from their accounts. It’s been a pr...

By Jason Gallagher on 04 August 2016
Pokemon GO Bug Makes Catching Pokemon Harder

Pokemon GO Bug Makes Catching Pokemon Harder

The latest Pokemon GO update contains several bugs that makes it much more difficult to throw pokeballs accurately, as well as increasing the likelihood that pokemon will escape. Recently, an...

By Fred Harvey on 04 August 2016
Pokemon GO Revenue Reaches $160 Million

Pokemon GO Revenue Reaches $160 Million

A mobile application monitoring website reports that Pokemon GO has now made over 160 million dollars in revenue, and posts some interesting statistics about the application. Pokemon GO may be...

By John Jacques on 04 August 2016
Pokemon GO Will Return Battery Saver Mode to iOS Soon

Pokemon GO Will Return Battery Saver Mode to iOS Soon

The developer behind Pokemon GO provides gamers with an update on the battery saver mode for its immensely popular mobile game. Don’t worry, it’s on the way. Despite how popular the game has b...

By Riley Little on 04 August 2016
Pokemon GO Companies Sued Over Trespassing Issues

Pokemon GO Companies Sued Over Trespassing Issues

New Jersey resident Jeffrey Marder files a lawsuit against Nintendo, Niantic, and The Pokemon Company, claiming Pokemon GO encourages people to trespass on his property. Since its launch last...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 August 2016
Why Pokemon GO Tracking Sites Were Shut Down

Why Pokemon GO Tracking Sites Were Shut Down

Pokemon GO developer Niantic gives a detailed explanation about why it closed down popular Pokemon tracking sites like Pokevision, citing server issues for the action. Despite being a resounding suc...

By Boston Blake on 03 August 2016
Parents Chose Pokemon GO Over Watching Toddler

Parents Chose Pokemon GO Over Watching Toddler

The parents of a toddler are charged with child neglect and endangerment after abandoning their child in order to play Niantic’s popular mobile title Pokemon GO. Since Pokemon GO launched, the...

By Rob Gordon on 02 August 2016
New Five Nights at Freddy's Gets Release Date

New Five Nights at Freddy's Gets Release Date

The newest installment to the horror series just got a Steam page, which gives a release date, some new screenshots, and a creepy description of the game’s setting. 2016 has been a big year fo...

By Fred Harvey on 02 August 2016
Pokemon GO Bug Causes Pokemon To Change After Capture

Pokemon GO Bug Causes Pokemon To Change After Capture

A new bug is being reported in Pokemon GO that transforms Pokemon into another one altogether after being caught, causing more headaches for trainers. Just days after the controversial update...

By Curt Hutson on 02 August 2016
Pokemon GO Dev Will Remove Pokestops If Requested

Pokemon GO Dev Will Remove Pokestops If Requested

Pokemon GO developer Niantic appears to be responding to requests to remove Pokestops if they are known to be causing problems for local businesses or the surrounding community. One of the mo...

By Jason Gallagher on 01 August 2016
New Pokemon GO Tracking Site Appears

New Pokemon GO Tracking Site Appears

A new mobile app surfaces that functions a lot like Pokevision, allowing Pokemon GO players to accurately track Pokemon, find rare Pokemon, and know how long they are available. When sites lik...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 August 2016
Pokemon GO Players Have Begun Requesting Refunds

Pokemon GO Players Have Begun Requesting Refunds

Pokemon GO players request and receive refunds following the removal of the game’s tracking system and the forced shutdown of some third party websites. Pokemon GO remains one of the most pop...

By Jason Gallagher on 01 August 2016
Pokemon GO Developer Shuts Down Sites Like Pokevision

Pokemon GO Developer Shuts Down Sites Like Pokevision

Two major third-party Pokemon GO Pokemon tracking websites cease operations on the same day, likely indicating that they were forced to shut down by Niantic. Due in part to the broken Pokemon...

By Sarah Fields on 31 July 2016
Pokemon GO Usage Dropped Off After Three-Step Bug

Pokemon GO Usage Dropped Off After Three-Step Bug

A new survey reveals that the number of gamers actively playing Pokemon GO has been gradually falling ever since the three-step Pokemon Tracker bug began. Pokemon GO has experienced remarkable...

By Sarah Fields on 31 July 2016
Pokemon GO Updates To Be Careful With PokeStops, Gyms

Pokemon GO Updates To Be Careful With PokeStops, Gyms

Pokemon GO‘s marketing director explains that The Pokemon Company will be mindful of real-world locations not necessarily wanting a PokeStop or Gym at their location. Pokemon GO has already h...

By Sarah Fields on 30 July 2016
Hearthstone: One Night in Karazhan Expansion Details

Hearthstone: One Night in Karazhan Expansion Details

Blizzard unveils the newest adventure that Hearthstone players will be able to embark on, as One Night in Karazhan looks to disco strut its way into stardom next month. Hearthstone is yet another e...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 July 2016
Pokemon GO: These GPS Cheating Apps Could Get You A Ban

Pokemon GO: These GPS Cheating Apps Could Get You A Ban

Pokemon GO requires players to leave the comfort of their own a home – a feature that has led to many people heading for a ban, as GPS spoofing becomes a popular workaround. Pokemon GO has be...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 28 July 2016
Pokemon GO: How to Trigger Pokemon Spawns

Pokemon GO: How to Trigger Pokemon Spawns

By now most gamers are well aware of Pokémon GO, the massive mobile phenomenon that has been dominating the conversation for the past few weeks. Many are even engrossed in the experience, desp...

By Anthony Taormina on 28 July 2016
Pokemon GO Hunt Results in Late-Night Shootout

Pokemon GO Hunt Results in Late-Night Shootout

A group of Las Vegas Pokemon GO players are targeted by armed robbers in a park, but one armed player fights back, drawing a weapon and starting a shootout. While Pokemon GO draws a lot of people t...

By Sarah Fields on 27 July 2016
Thousands of Pokemon GO Players Fall for Mewtwo Prank in Japan

Thousands of Pokemon GO Players Fall for Mewtwo Prank in Japan

Thousands of Pokemon GO players flock to Tsuruma Park in Nagoya, Japan after a prank pulled them in with the hopes of catching the Legendary Mewtwo. Evidently, that didn’t pan out. As any Pokemon f...

By Riley Little on 27 July 2016
Pokemon GO Will Stop Gym Poaching

Pokemon GO Will Stop Gym Poaching

Niantic CEO John Hanke promises that the Pokemon GO developer will take steps to eliminate Gym poaching from the game, hopefully alleviating one of its major issues. During the Pokémon GO panel at...

By Anthony Taormina on 26 July 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: Every Type's Strengths and Weaknesses

Pokemon GO Guide: Every Type's Strengths and Weaknesses

This Pokemon GO guide helps new Pokemon trainers be successful in gym battles by explaining all the different Pokemon types, their strengths, and weaknesses. The millions of people that have b...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 July 2016
Twitch Streamer Swatted While Playing Pokemon GO

Twitch Streamer Swatted While Playing Pokemon GO

Twitch streamer Summit1G has a scary experience while playing Pokemon GO in a public park as he becomes the latest gaming celebrity to fall victim to a “Swatting” prank. While Pokemon GO is clearly a...

By Jason Gallagher on 26 July 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Use Incense Correctly

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Use Incense Correctly

Incense is a valuable tool in any Pokemon GO trainer’s arsenal, but using it with these tips will make it an even more effective way of catching Pokemon. Catching Pokemon is how players get anythin...

By Sarah Fields on 26 July 2016
GR Pick: Sir David Attenborough Narrating Pokemon GO

GR Pick: Sir David Attenborough Narrating Pokemon GO

One creative group pairs the legendary naturalist Sir David Attenborough with footage of Pokemon GO, creating a glimpse of what a Pokemon nature show could be like. Pokemon has seen its fair share...

By Sarah Fields on 26 July 2016
Pokemon GO Could Add Pokemon Centers

Pokemon GO Could Add Pokemon Centers

Speaking at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, Niantic CEO John Hanke hinted that Pokemon Centers could be introduced to Pokemon GO in a future update. Pokemon GO has been available for a matter of...

By Brad Jones on 26 July 2016
Pokemon GO Team Leaders Revealed

Pokemon GO Team Leaders Revealed

At its Comic-Con 2016 panel, Pokemon GO developer Niantic reveals the team leaders for the three teams in the game and teases future legendary Pokemon release events. When Pokémon GO first debuted...

By Anthony Taormina on 25 July 2016
Pokemon GO: Here Are the Region-Specific Pokemon

Pokemon GO: Here Are the Region-Specific Pokemon

Reports suggest that a number of Pokemon in Pokemon GO are specific to different regions of the world. Read on to find out where to catch these elusive monsters. Although all 151 of the original ge...

By Rob Gordon on 24 July 2016
Teens Cross US-Canada Border Playing Pokemon GO

Teens Cross US-Canada Border Playing Pokemon GO

United States Border Patrol agents pick up a pair of Canadian teenagers who had inadvertently entered the United States illegally while playing Pokemon GO. Although Pokemon GO already warns users t...

By Rob Gordon on 24 July 2016
South Park Won't Have A Pokemon GO Episode

South Park Won't Have A Pokemon GO Episode

During the South Park 20th anniversary panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the possibility of a Pokemon GO-inspired episode was brought up – but it sounds as if there won’t be one. There are few shows th...

By Riley Little on 23 July 2016
Pokemon GO Japanese Launch Delayed

Pokemon GO Japanese Launch Delayed

In what remains one of the stranger news stories stemming from the staggered Pokemon GO global release, Japanese gamers still don’t have their hands on the game. It’s hard to remember the last time...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 July 2016
Pokemon GO Player Drives into Cop Car

Pokemon GO Player Drives into Cop Car

Watch as a Pokemon GO player in Baltimore, Maryland ends up sideswiping a parked police vehicle while trying to play the game and drive at the same time. As soon as Pokemon GO launched, a police st...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 July 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: Trainer Rewards For Every Level

Pokemon GO Guide: Trainer Rewards For Every Level

Leveling trainers in Pokemon GO can be a daunting task, but luckily, there are plenty of incentives to keep going and important milestones that help players catch even the most elusive Pokémon. Whe...

By Curt Hutson on 23 July 2016
Pokemon GO is Boosting Sales for GameStop

Pokemon GO is Boosting Sales for GameStop

GameStop claims that the augmented reality game Pokemon GO has caused a significant boost in sales and foot traffic at stores that have been designated PokeStops and Gyms. People and organizations...

By Fred Harvey on 23 July 2016
Pokemon GO Gym and PokeStop Request Form is Now Closed

Pokemon GO Gym and PokeStop Request Form is Now Closed

Niantic announces it’s no longer taking requests for new Pokemon GO Gym and PokeStop locations, while also adding a form to request the removal of a Gym or PokeStop. One of the most surprising resu...

By Fred Harvey on 23 July 2016
Opinion: Nostalgia Is What Makes Pokemon GO Work

Opinion: Nostalgia Is What Makes Pokemon GO Work

With mobile sensation Pokemon GO seemingly going from strength to strength, one Game Rant writer takes a look at exactly how important nostalgia is for the success of the game. In a year full of hu...

By Rob Gordon on 22 July 2016
Pokemon GO: High Level Players Face Major Scaling Issue

Pokemon GO: High Level Players Face Major Scaling Issue

One Pokemon GO player posts their experience reaching level 30, explaining that climbing past that rank is nearly impossible at this time, and that changes need to be made. Like all games, leveling...

By Sarah Fields on 22 July 2016
Snowden Director: Pokemon GO is Invasion of Privacy

Snowden Director: Pokemon GO is Invasion of Privacy

Director Oliver Stone accuses Pokemon GO of being a massive security threat during a panel for his upcoming film Snowden at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con. While the many negative news stories that s...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 July 2016
Pokemon GO Player Catches Every Pokemon in America

Pokemon GO Player Catches Every Pokemon in America

Pokemon GO has only been out in the US for a couple of weeks, but one enthusiastic Pokemon trainer has already caught every available creature in their region. From pushing Nintendo’s market value...

By Alexander Pan on 22 July 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: Every Way To Earn Experience Points

Pokemon GO Guide: Every Way To Earn Experience Points

As fun as Pokemon GO can be, it can become a grind as players begin to gain levels slower. Here’s every known method of earning XP to help plan and speed up trainer growth. Pokemon GO may be a game...

By Cody Gravelle on 22 July 2016
Pokemon GO Has Made Nintendo Worth More Than Sony

Pokemon GO Has Made Nintendo Worth More Than Sony

A new Bloomberg report shows that thanks to the mobile gaming sensation that is Pokemon GO, Nintendo’s market value is now greater than that of Sony’s. After a rather impressive performance in the...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 July 2016
Microsoft Reimagines Xbox Games As Pokemon GO Clones

Microsoft Reimagines Xbox Games As Pokemon GO Clones

Microsoft releases a trio of concept images showing Microsoft games getting the Pokemon GO spin, prompting some to wonder if the company is gauging fan interest in such an idea. Microsoft has offic...

By John Jacques on 21 July 2016
Pokemon GO Helps Nintendo Break Stock Market Records

Pokemon GO Helps Nintendo Break Stock Market Records

Nintendo breaks a Tokyo stock market record, thanks to the release of successful mobile game Pokemon GO, the announcement of the NES Classic, and other factors. Some may not realize this, but Ninte...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 July 2016
Justin Bieber Joins Rare Pokemon GO Hunt

Justin Bieber Joins Rare Pokemon GO Hunt

A mass of Pokemon GO gamers out to catch a Gyarados were so focused on the application that they didn’t notice when Justin Bieber joined in on the hunt. Now that Pokemon GO has released in Can...

By John Jacques on 20 July 2016
Pokemon GO: Does Eevee Need Nerfing?

Pokemon GO: Does Eevee Need Nerfing?

Eevee holds a lot of potential in Pokemon GO, to the point where fans are taking to the internet to complain about the evolution Pokemon being too over-powered. Pokemon GO has been out for a w...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 20 July 2016
Pokemon GO Purchases Are 50% of Daily Mobile Purchases

Pokemon GO Purchases Are 50% of Daily Mobile Purchases

Pokemon GO isn’t hindered by its Free-to-Play price tag when it comes to making money – with the app’s microtransactions proving to be incredibly popular. If you’ve been paying attention over the...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 19 July 2016
Pokemon GO Tracker Glitch is Making it Hard to Find Pokemon

Pokemon GO Tracker Glitch is Making it Hard to Find Pokemon

Pokemon GO players report a new bug with the massively popular mobile game that makes it almost impossible to capture desired Pokemon using the tracker. By now it’s pretty clear that Pokémon GO is...

By Anthony Taormina on 19 July 2016
Pokemon GO: 5 Ways to Make It Even Better

Pokemon GO: 5 Ways to Make It Even Better

Pokemon GO has quickly become a mobile gaming phenomenon, but there’s still room for improvement. Here are five ways Niantic can make Pokemon GO even better. Many people thought Pokemon GO was goi...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 July 2016
GEM Box Hardware Review

GEM Box Hardware Review

The GEM (Gaming, Entertainment, and Multimedia) Box offers gamers an affordable middle ground between major consoles and streaming devices like the Amazon Fire Stick. Consumers have plenty of optio...

By Denny Connolly on 18 July 2016
Police Using Pokemon GO To Lure Fugitives

Police Using Pokemon GO To Lure Fugitives

The police department of Manchester, New Hampshire, is attempting to capture fugitives through tempting suspects with the prospect of rare Pokemon GO monsters. Pokemon GO has managed to grab the at...

By Rob Gordon on 18 July 2016
Craziest Pokemon GO Stories of the Week

Craziest Pokemon GO Stories of the Week

Pokemon GO players all over the world have had many crazy stories to share since the game’s launch, and we have collected the craziest Pokemon GO stories so far. Mobile gaming sensation Pokemon GO...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 July 2016
Pokemon GO Dev Doesn't Like Pokevision

Pokemon GO Dev Doesn't Like Pokevision

Niantic CEO John Hanke chastises the use of tracking apps/sites like Pokevision for the way they access the back-end data of Pokemon GO without permission. In just a short amount of time Po...

By Anthony Taormina on 17 July 2016
Pokemon GO Servers Hit by DDoS Attack

Pokemon GO Servers Hit by DDoS Attack

The Pokemon GO servers are down again, this time allegedly due to the efforts of hacker group PoodleCorp who used a DDoS attack to keep fans from their Pokemon adventure. If you’re one of Pokemon G...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 July 2016
Pokemon GO Panel Upgraded at San Diego Comic-Con

Pokemon GO Panel Upgraded at San Diego Comic-Con

Due to the game’s massive popularity, Pokemon GO‘s panel at San Diego Comic Con next week is being upgraded to Hall H, which will allow for 6,500 attendees. Ever since Pokemon GO was first announce...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 July 2016
MMA Fighter Rolls Pokeball At Defeated Opponent

MMA Fighter Rolls Pokeball At Defeated Opponent

MMA fighter Michael Page just took the Pokemon GO craze to new heights as after knocking out Evangelista Santos, he pulls out a Pokeball and rolls it towards his downed opponent. From Pokemon GO gy...

By Alexander Pan on 17 July 2016
Mobius Final Fantasy Gets US Release Date

Mobius Final Fantasy Gets US Release Date

Square Enix announces that Mobius Final Fantasy title will be hitting North American shores ahead of Final Fantasy 15, and pre-registration bonuses are still available. There might not be a better...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 July 2016
Pokemon GO Player Arrested Visiting Police Station

Pokemon GO Player Arrested Visiting Police Station

A Pokemon GO player unknowingly walks into a police station in search of a Pokemon gym, only to to be quickly arrested due to an outstanding warrant. Between weary players hiring drivers in order t...

By Alexander Pan on 17 July 2016
Pokemon GO Players Shot At After Trespassing

Pokemon GO Players Shot At After Trespassing

A Florida man has fired warning shots at two teenagers who were attempting to catch monsters in Pokemon GO near his property in the middle of the night. Since its release earlier this month, P...

By Brad Jones on 16 July 2016
Pokemon GO Released in Italy, Spain, and Portugal

Pokemon GO Released in Italy, Spain, and Portugal

Niantic releases the smash hit mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon GO in more regions, with players in Italy, Spain, and Portugal now able to join in on the fun. Pokemon GO is probably the most popula...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 July 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How To Use Tracker Tool

Pokemon GO Guide: How To Use Tracker Tool

Pokemon GO’s tracker tool is incredibly helpful, but the game doesn’t do a great job explaining how to use it. This guide explains how to find ’em all. One of the great things about Pokemon GO is...

By Denny Connolly on 15 July 2016
Pokemon GO Contest Offers $5,000 for Rare Pokemon

Pokemon GO Contest Offers $5,000 for Rare Pokemon

Ripley’s Believe it or Not announces a contest in which Pokemon GO players can compete to win $100 daily prizes and a $5000 grand prize for their Pokemon captures. Filling out the Pokedex in any P...

By Sarah Fields on 15 July 2016
Pokemon GO: What Can Hatch From Each Type of Egg

Pokemon GO: What Can Hatch From Each Type of Egg

Eggs are a sure-fire way of catching Pokemon in Pokemon GO — here’s a guide on what to expect from the three types of egg that are currently available in the game. Trainers who have found themselve...

By Brad Jones on 15 July 2016
Pokemon GO Players Get Unlimited Data with T-Mobile

Pokemon GO Players Get Unlimited Data with T-Mobile

T-Mobile announces a free promotion that will make the Pokemon GO application exempt from data charges for a year, along with some extra prize giveaways. It looks like Mcdonald’s isn’t the only com...

By John Jacques on 15 July 2016
Pokemon GO Players Search Area 51

Pokemon GO Players Search Area 51

The writers from Frag Hero recently played Pokemon GO on the Extraterrestrial highway near Area 51 in Arizona, finding empty gyms and quite a few Pokemon. Pokemon GO has been putting its players in...

By Fred Harvey on 14 July 2016
Pokemon GO Taking PokeStop and Gym Requests

Pokemon GO Taking PokeStop and Gym Requests

Pokemon GO developer Niantic begins taking new requests for PokeStops and Gyms for the mobile title, allowing players to try and open up more vital locations in their area. Those playing Pokemon G...

By Rob Gordon on 14 July 2016
Mom Blames Pokemon Go After Teenager Gets Hit By Car

Mom Blames Pokemon Go After Teenager Gets Hit By Car

The mother of a 15-year-old girl who was hit by a car says Pokemon Go is to blame for her daughter’s injuries and is urging other parents to keep their kids away from the game. Pokemon Go has taken...

By Jason Gallagher on 14 July 2016
Pokemon GO Player Quits Job to Play the Game Full-Time

Pokemon GO Player Quits Job to Play the Game Full-Time

One Pokemon GO player recreates the classic in-game Pokemon trainer experience, quitting his job to travel the country and capture every Pokemon in the game. Pokemon GO has taken the world by storm...

By Sarah Fields on 14 July 2016
6 Strange Pokemon Go PokeStops

6 Strange Pokemon Go PokeStops

While Pokemon GO typically has sensible PokeStop locations, sometimes Pokemon trainers might find themselves in a strange, or downright dangerous, location. Pokemon GO has truly transformed how the...

By John Jacques on 13 July 2016
Pokemon GO Breaks the Often-Solitary Nature of Gaming

Pokemon GO Breaks the Often-Solitary Nature of Gaming

Pokemon GO allows players a way to live out an augmented reality version of the Pokemon world, but it’s also bringing gamers together like never before. Pokemon GO has taken the gaming world by st...

By Sarah Fields on 13 July 2016
Rumor: Pokemon GO Partnering With McDonald's

Rumor: Pokemon GO Partnering With McDonald's

Gamers digging through Pokemon GO‘s code on Android discover the existence of sponsored locations, with direct reference to fast food chain giant McDonald’s. Seemingly overnight, Pokemon GO has blo...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 July 2016
Gamer Gets Caught Cheating Through Pokemon GO

Gamer Gets Caught Cheating Through Pokemon GO

Bye, Bye, Butterfree: A Pokemon GO user explains how he got caught cheating on his girlfriend through the popular application, thanks to its GPS features. With Pokemon GO taking the streets by stor...

By John Jacques on 13 July 2016
Will Pokemon GO Offer VR Support in the Future?

Will Pokemon GO Offer VR Support in the Future?

The recent Pokemon GO update reveals that Niantic is incorporating virtual reality elements into the game, leading some to speculate that VR support is coming soon. Even those living under a rock m...

By John Jacques on 13 July 2016
Pokemon GO 1.0.1 Update Goes Live

Pokemon GO 1.0.1 Update Goes Live

Niantic delivers the first incremental update to Pokemon GO, making some small but valuable changes to the login process and tackling a nagging security issue. It’s only been one week since Pokemon...

By Brad Jones on 13 July 2016
Pokemon GO Passes Candy Crush As Biggest Mobile Game

Pokemon GO Passes Candy Crush As Biggest Mobile Game

Pokemon GO becomes the biggest mobile game in U.S. history and shows no signs of slowing down as it continues to surpass the user base of multiple services. Since its launch, some Pokemon GO player...

By Weston Albert on 13 July 2016
Pokemon GO Used by Animal Shelter to Find Dog Walkers

Pokemon GO Used by Animal Shelter to Find Dog Walkers

Pokemon GO continues to be a force for good, as Muncie Animal Shelter encourages gamers to take a dog with them as they head out on their Pokemon adventures. Niantic Inc.’s latest Pokemon-themed a...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 13 July 2016
Pokemon GO Players Help Catch an Attempted Murderer

Pokemon GO Players Help Catch an Attempted Murderer

During their hunt for Pokemon in downtown Fullerton, two Marine Corps veterans and Pokemon GO players unintentionally help to catch an attempted murderer. Since launching in the United States, New...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 July 2016
Pokemon GO European Rollout Starts Today in Germany

Pokemon GO European Rollout Starts Today in Germany

The Pokemon GO application officially launches in the country of Germany, leading many to speculate that a full European release will come later this week. Europe has stood idly by while Pokemon GO...

By John Jacques on 13 July 2016
Bernie Sanders RPG Funded on Kickstarter

Bernie Sanders RPG Funded on Kickstarter

Bernie Sanders supporter Gerald Smith successfully funds a Final Fantasy-style video game based on the 2016 US presidential candidate via Kickstarter. Ever since Double Fine’s Broken Age adventure...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 June 2016
Pokemon Go Release Date May Be Soon

Pokemon Go Release Date May Be Soon

Just how long do gamers have to wait until Pokemon GO becomes a worldwide phenomenon? A message from the game’s beta suggests Pokemon GO will release sooner rather than later. The announcement of P...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 June 2016
The Walking Dead: Michonne Launch Trailer

The Walking Dead: Michonne Launch Trailer

Telltale Games releases a launch trailer for In Too Deep, which is the first of three planned episodes of the upcoming miniseries The Walking Dead: Michonne.

By Dalton Cooper on 06 April 2016
The Walking Dead: Michonne Premiere Date

The Walking Dead: Michonne Premiere Date

Telltale Games announces the release date for Episode 1: In Too Deep of their mini-series, The Walking Dead: Michonne. Pick up the episode on major platforms Feb. 23.

By Rory Young on 06 April 2016