News items tagged with pokemon

Pokemon GO Adding More Gen 3 Pokemon Soon?

Pokemon GO Adding More Gen 3 Pokemon Soon?

Pokemon GO has had a fairly steady stream of new Pokemon added to the game recently, but developer Niantic shows no signs of slowing down. Fans of the mobile game have now discovered hints that at...

By Sarah Fields on 22 January 2018
February Legendary Pokemon Event Leaked

February Legendary Pokemon Event Leaked

The next Legendary Pokemon event has been leaked via GameStop promotional material. Pokemon trainers with a copy of Pokemon Sun, Moon, or either of their Ultra counterparts should look to February...

By Rory Young on 22 January 2018
Pokemon Company Promises a Year of Legendary Pokemon

Pokemon Company Promises a Year of Legendary Pokemon

Recently, a leak revealed that Palkia and Dialga were going to be made available for gamers who owned Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, or Ultra Moon via GameStop distribution. It has since been confir...

By Joshua Duckworth on 22 January 2018
Pokemon GO: This is What Star Pieces Do

Pokemon GO: This is What Star Pieces Do

Pokemon GO‘s holiday 2017 event is set to kick off later today, and it is bringing with it plenty of reasons for fans to get excited. Besides third generation water- and ice-type Pokemon and the ch...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adds New Limited-Time Legendary Pokemon

Pokemon GO Adds New Limited-Time Legendary Pokemon

When it was discovered that the regular and shiny Kyogre assets were added to Pokemon GO, gamers around the world knew that the legendary water-type would release soon. However, it seems unlikely t...

By Joshua Duckworth on 17 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adds Kyogre, But It's Not Available Yet

Pokemon GO Adds Kyogre, But It's Not Available Yet

It appears that Kyogre, the legendary Generation 3 water type, has been officially added to Pokemon GO, though it isn’t available quite yet. The discovery was made by The Silph Road contributor Chral...

By Curt Hutson on 16 January 2018
Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition Coming Soon to US

Nintendo 2DS XL Pikachu Edition Coming Soon to US

Today, it was revealed that a once Japan-only title, Detective Pikachu, is set for a Western release date at the end of this month, with fans in the US understandably excited to finally be able to...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 January 2018
Pokemon GO Introduces Monthly Community Day Event

Pokemon GO Introduces Monthly Community Day Event

Just recently, Niantic disappointed many Pokemon GO fans by announcing plans to end support for certain iPhones and iPads that are “not capable of upgrading to iOS 11,” as it could leave many playe...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 January 2018
Pokemon GO Regional Exclusives Move Locations

Pokemon GO Regional Exclusives Move Locations

When Niantic introduced more Gen 3 Pokemon to Pokemon GO, fans were delighted that two of their favorite characters would be added to the game. Seviper and Zangoose, two iconic feuding Pokemon, wou...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 January 2018
Detective Pikachu Gets March Release Date in the West

Detective Pikachu Gets March Release Date in the West

About a month ago, the European rating board known as PEGI officially rated the adventure game Detective Pikachu, which indicated the inevitability of the 3DS title coming to European and North Ame...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 January 2018
Pokemon GO Nerfs Upcoming Legendary Kyogre

Pokemon GO Nerfs Upcoming Legendary Kyogre

While it was previously hinted that the next legendary raid for Pokémon GO was the Water-type Kyogre, players may now have more to go on; however, it may not be the news they were expecting. It see...

By Joshua Duckworth on 15 January 2018
Pokemon GO Makes Big Improvement to Weather System

Pokemon GO Makes Big Improvement to Weather System

Following the implementation of the real-world weather feature in the popular mobile augmented reality title Pokemon GO, Niantic faced a plethora of complaints from fans after they received extreme...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 January 2018
Pokemon Nintendo Switch Titles Revealed?

Pokemon Nintendo Switch Titles Revealed?

[Update: These trademarks and logos have been faked as part of an Internet hoax. Original story follows.] Rumors have been swirling these past few days that Nintendo is set to host a Nintendo Direct...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 January 2018
Rumor: Pokemon on Switch Details, Release Window Leaked

Rumor: Pokemon on Switch Details, Release Window Leaked

Speculation for the Nintendo Switch Pokemon game has been rampant since it was originally announced. Now, thanks to PokeSirena, gossip concerning some of the features for the next Pokemon game has...

By Joshua Duckworth on 07 January 2018
Pokemon GO Battle Parties Feature Announced

Pokemon GO Battle Parties Feature Announced

Pokemon GO developer Niantic has already made several big announcements about the game this week as more Gen 3 Pokemon are on the way and the new dynamic weather system is also releasing soon. But...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 January 2018
Pokemon GO: Watch The First Mewtwo EX Raid/Catch Attempt

Pokemon GO: Watch The First Mewtwo EX Raid/Catch Attempt

Pokemon GO players in most parts of the world are still battling Raikou and waiting for their first Exclusive Raid invitations, but in Japan some trainers have already had a chance to face off agai...

By Denny Connolly on 03 January 2018
Pokemon GO: First Mewtwo Raid Begins in Japan

Pokemon GO: First Mewtwo Raid Begins in Japan

Since introducing legendary raids to Pokemon GO last month, developer Niantic has steadily made more legendary characters available in the game. Lugia, as well as Zapdos, Moltres, and Articuno have...

By Jasmine Henry on 03 January 2018
PoGO Holiday Event Details Leak on Google Play

PoGO Holiday Event Details Leak on Google Play

It wasn’t too long ago that a recent Pokemon GO datamine of version 0.87.5 indicated that new gift boxes would be added for the popular mobile augmented reality title’s inevitable holiday event. No...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 January 2018
PoGO Adding New Way to Catch Pokemon with AR Plus

PoGO Adding New Way to Catch Pokemon with AR Plus

Without a doubt, there are surely still plenty of Pokemon GO fans attempting to defeat and catch Groudon in the title’s Legendary Battle Raids, while at the same time trying to nab every creature i...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Player's Car Stolen Trying to Catch Geodude

Pokemon GO Player's Car Stolen Trying to Catch Geodude

Pokemon GO players have made headlines for playing the game while driving recently, with one Pokemon GO-playing driver receiving a fine from the police. But this latest story about a Pokemon GO pla...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO: How To Get Free Single-Use Incubators

Pokemon GO: How To Get Free Single-Use Incubators

After weeks of waiting, Pokemon GO players finally are getting some information about this year’s holiday event. In addition to the opportunity to catch a new batch of water- and ice-types, trainer...

By Denny Connolly on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO: Gen 3 Ice and Water Types Released

Pokemon GO: Gen 3 Ice and Water Types Released

After much anticipation, Pokemon GO developer Niantic has finally announced the game’s holiday event for 2017. Not only does the event bring back Santa Hat Pikachu for a limited time, but it will a...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Makes Smart Change for Gym Battle Screen

Pokemon GO Makes Smart Change for Gym Battle Screen

Without a doubt, Pokemon GO fans are highly anticipating the game’s holiday event for 2017, as the title’s latest datamine has revealed quite a big batch of gift boxes that are likely to arrive in...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adding New Gift Boxes for the Holiday, New Year?

Pokemon GO Adding New Gift Boxes for the Holiday, New Year?

Pokemon GO players are busy hunting down Groudon this week, but it is very likely that a new batch of activities is about to arrive with the inevitable Christmas holiday event. Official details abo...

By Denny Connolly on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Adds Two New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO Adds Two New Shiny Pokemon

After much anticipation, Pokemon GO developer Niantic has finally revealed the mobile augmented reality title’s holiday event for 2017, which not only brings back Santa Hat Pikachu for a limited ti...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Fans Start Petition to Remove EX Raids

Pokemon GO Fans Start Petition to Remove EX Raids

Frustration over the EX Raid system in Pokemon GO has reached a boiling point for some players, who are now signing a petition to eliminate the system altogether. The petition was created by Randy Kh...

By Curt Hutson on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO: Delibird Added with Surprise Gift

Pokemon GO: Delibird Added with Surprise Gift

Today, the game developer Niantic brought some sizable updates to the popular mobile augmented reality title, Pokemon GO, with the inclusion of Gen 3 Ice and Water-types from Pokemon Ruby and Sapph...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Holiday 2017 Event Start Time Confirmed

Pokemon GO Holiday 2017 Event Start Time Confirmed

While Taiwan’s Google Play Store leaked details on Pokemon GO‘s holiday 2017 event, Niantic itself has now confirmed its existence. Not only has Niantic detailed what fans can expect from the game’...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 2018
Pokemon GO Bug Makes Organizing Pokemon Difficult

Pokemon GO Bug Makes Organizing Pokemon Difficult

With the ongoing holiday event, Pokémon GO players may not be excited to hear about the newest bug. Now, after transferring, renaming, appraising, or evolving a Pokémon, the player is returned to t...

By Joshua Duckworth on 31 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Niantic Adding New Pokestops

Pokemon GO: Niantic Adding New Pokestops

With Pokemon GO‘s holiday event for 2017 set to go live today, it won’t be a major surprise if many fans of the popular augmented reality title jump back into trainer mode in order to discover the...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 December 2017
Pokemon GO Offering Huge Rewards to Inactive Players

Pokemon GO Offering Huge Rewards to Inactive Players

The number of active Pokemon GO players has dipped dramatically since the game launched and over time it has struggled to keep people coming back. Limited time events (such as the forthcoming holiday...

By Jasmine Henry on 31 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Is Wurmple's Evolution Random?

Pokemon GO: Is Wurmple's Evolution Random?

The Pokemon GO community is usually quick to figure out tricks to control the evolution of certain Pokemon. Mere days after the game launched in the summer of 2016, and the Eevee evolution trick wa...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 December 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Defeat And Catch Groudon

Pokemon GO: How To Defeat And Catch Groudon

Although many Pokemon GO players were hoping for a short break from Legendary Battle Raids during the winter months, it seems like Niantic has no intention of slowing down. After Ho-Oh’s appearance...

By Denny Connolly on 24 December 2017
Detective Pikachu Might Come to Europe, North America

Detective Pikachu Might Come to Europe, North America

Just a couple of months ago, it was revealed that the Detective Pikachu live-action movie is slated to start filming next year. When it comes to news related to the Nintendo 3DS game on which the m...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 December 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Groudon to Raid Battles

Pokemon GO Adds Groudon to Raid Battles

Since the recent release of gen-3 Pokémon, many Pokémon GO players may have been excited for the eventual reveal of a gen-3 legendary. Although Hoenn offers plenty of legendaries to choose from, th...

By Joshua Duckworth on 24 December 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raid Pass Trolls Players for Christmas

Pokemon GO EX Raid Pass Trolls Players for Christmas

Pokemon GO remains one of the most popular mobile games on the market, but it’s not without its flaws. One of the most common criticisms levied at the game is its EX Raid system, which invites play...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 December 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Contain Questionable Item Design

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Contain Questionable Item Design

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is full of new secrets to find and adventures to explore, even for players who managed to complete the original Sun and Moon releases last year. Some players have r...

By Denny Connolly on 18 December 2017
Pokemon Crystal Sets Release Date for 3DS eShop

Pokemon Crystal Sets Release Date for 3DS eShop

Without a doubt, Pokemon Crystal‘s launch on Game Boy Color in 2000 was considered by most fans to be a landmark event, as it was not only the first main series game to feature animated sprites for...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 December 2017
You Must Catch This New Pokemon in Pokemon GO

You Must Catch This New Pokemon in Pokemon GO

Pokemon trainers the world over have been busy catching the 50 new Pokemon added to Pokemon GO as of the game’s latest update. However, out of all the new Pokemon added to the game, one is standing...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 December 2017
Pokemon GO Adds New Shiny Pokemon in Update

Pokemon GO Adds New Shiny Pokemon in Update

After months of anticipation, a slew of third generation Pokemon were finally added to Pokemon GO earlier today. Pokemon GO enthusiasts the world over have been out catching the new Pokemon, and so...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 December 2017
Pokemon GO Bug Leaves Nearby Radar Blank

Pokemon GO Bug Leaves Nearby Radar Blank

Sadly, Pokémon GO is no stranger to bugs (and not just the Pokémon type). iOS players previously encountered a bug that would require frequent tapping to prevent the game from going to sleep, and n...

By Joshua Duckworth on 17 December 2017
Pokemon GO Adding Two New Evolution Items

Pokemon GO Adding Two New Evolution Items

Two new Evolution items are coming to Pokemon GO, according to an update on the game’s official support site. The Deep Sea Scale and Deep Sea Tooth were included in a list of Evolution items posted o...

By Curt Hutson on 17 December 2017
New Pokemon Movie is Changing Ash's Design Again

New Pokemon Movie is Changing Ash's Design Again

Since Ash’s introduction in the late 90’s, the ten-year-old boy’s appearance has changed steadily over the years. Although the general design has remained much the same throughout the majority of t...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Gen 3 And Weather Changes Live

Pokemon GO: Gen 3 And Weather Changes Live

Pokemon GO fans have been eagerly awaiting the next batch of Gen 3 monsters since things kicked off with the Halloween event in October and now the moment has finally arrived. The next batch of Gen...

By Denny Connolly on 17 December 2017
Pokemon GO Increases Storage Space in New Update

Pokemon GO Increases Storage Space in New Update

Not long ago, the developer Niantic announced its plans to bring Gen 3 starters and some other Hoenn region monsters to the popular augmented reality mobile title Pokemon GO. Now, in order to prepa...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 December 2017
Pokemon GO Players Discover Trick to Get EX Raid Invite

Pokemon GO Players Discover Trick to Get EX Raid Invite

In order for Pokemon GO fans to catch Mewtwo, one of the rarest and most recognizable legendary Pokemon in the history of the franchise, they have to receive a special EX Raid invite. The only requ...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 December 2017
Pokemon GO Lawsuit to Cost County Thousands of Dollars

Pokemon GO Lawsuit to Cost County Thousands of Dollars

Earlier this year, Milwaukee County in Wisconsin created a new ordinance that developers of AR games like Pokemon GO would need a permit in order for players to use any of the county’s parks while...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 December 2017
New Pokemon GO Feature Complicates the Game

New Pokemon GO Feature Complicates the Game

It appears that, with the latest Pokémon Go update, a new bug has appeared on iOS. iPhone users have revealed that the game is automatically locking after a few seconds up to a minute, making it ve...

By Joshua Duckworth on 09 December 2017
Pokemon GO Changes In-Game Map Feature

Pokemon GO Changes In-Game Map Feature

Pokémon GO players may have noticed a change in their game’s overworld map. This news is due to developer Niantic switching from Google Maps to OpenStreetMap (OSM.). OSM is an open source, editable m...

By Joshua Duckworth on 09 December 2017
Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO remains one of the most popular mobile games on the market, but few would argue that it’s a perfect experience. On the contrary, there are still many ways Niantic could improve Pokemon G...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 December 2017
Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO received a performance-enhancing update earlier today, and like most updates for Niantic’s popular mobile game, it has since been analyzed by dataminers. Besides some evidence that Niant...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Farfetch'd is Now Available Worldwide

Pokemon GO: Farfetch'd is Now Available Worldwide

When Niantic launched the Global Catch Challenge in Pokemon GO a few days ago, it looked like fans weren’t going to meet their goal of catching 3 billion Pokemon by November 26th. However, the Poke...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
Pokemon GO Players Unlock Silver Tier Rewards

Pokemon GO Players Unlock Silver Tier Rewards

Pokemon GO players have managed to catch over 1.5 billion Pokemon over the last few days, which has seen the community earn the silver tier reward in the ongoing Global Catch Challenge. With the si...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November 2017
Pokemon Series Passes 300 Million Units Sold

Pokemon Series Passes 300 Million Units Sold

Pokemon‘s reign as an outstandingly popular game series continues, with the series picking up new acknowledgment for its accomplishments. According to a new report, 300 million copies of the game s...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO: New Legendary Appearing in Raids Worldwide

Pokemon GO: New Legendary Appearing in Raids Worldwide

Pokemon GO players managed to complete Niantic’s Global Catch Challenge, catching over 3 billion Pokemon in a week’s time. As a result, various rewards were unlocked for all Pokemon GO players, but...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raids Get Major Improvements

Pokemon GO EX Raids Get Major Improvements

Since the feature was launched, EX Raid Battles in Pokemon GO have been the cause of a lot of complaints. The only way to get hold of the legendary Pokemon Mewtwo, EX Raiding is a process that has...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO Delays Update on New Features

Pokemon GO Delays Update on New Features

A few days ago, reports circulated that Niantic was going to announce updates on various Pokemon GO features sometime this week. However, it appears as though the studio is too busy with its recent...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO Secretly Releases Ho-oh Raid

Pokemon GO Secretly Releases Ho-oh Raid

Pokemon GO has been keeping trainers busy recently with the Global Challenge Event, and it looks like users may have one more thing to look forward to soon. Players in Japan have discovered a Ho-Oh...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO Unlocks Double XP for Global Challenge

Pokemon GO Unlocks Double XP for Global Challenge

The first tier in the Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge has been unlocked after the total number of Pokemon caught in the game reached 500 million. Players can now reap all the rewards of the Bronze...

By Curt Hutson on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO Will Keep Double XP, Stardust Until December

Pokemon GO Will Keep Double XP, Stardust Until December

As a reward for completing the Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge and obtaining 3 billion Pokemon collectively over the last couple of weeks, developer Niantic is granting players double XP and Star...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November 2017
New Pokemon Games Pay Tribute to Iwata

New Pokemon Games Pay Tribute to Iwata

While Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is only supposed to be an updated version of the 3DS titles with a few changes and some new Pokemon, players have discovered one touching addition to the game...

By Joshua Duckworth on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO raids continue to be a source of controversy for the popular mobile game. Many fans have criticized the way raids are implemented in the game, particularly EX Raids, which currently seem...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Beat Ho-Oh Easily

Pokemon GO: How to Beat Ho-Oh Easily

Now that the Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge has come to a conclusion, trainers everywhere have access to double stardust and XP until December 1st. In addition, the legendary Pokemon Ho-Oh has f...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Why Alolan Pokemon Might Come Soon

Pokemon GO: Why Alolan Pokemon Might Come Soon

We’re nearly a year and six months removed from the game’s launch in June of 2016 and Pokemon GO is still missing hundreds of Pokemon. Developer Niantic has announced plans to slowly introduce gen...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 November 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raid System is Still Broken

Pokemon GO EX Raid System is Still Broken

Ever since EX Raids were first introduced to Pokemon GO, many fans have expressed frustration with the system. For the uninitiated, EX Raids are special raids with ultra rare Pokemon, like Mewtwo,...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Exclusive Pokemon

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Exclusive Pokemon

Since the franchise started with Pokemon Red and Blue, Pokemon games have had Pokemon exclusive to each version. The idea behind this is that players have to find others with the opposite version o...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Considering the massive success that is Pokemon GO, it’s not surprising that other developers have attempted to emulate it. While there are numerous Pokemon GO clones out in the wild, the most prom...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon GO Testing New Features Ahead of Next Event?

Pokemon GO Testing New Features Ahead of Next Event?

Over the past year and a half, Pokemon GO fans have seen a number of significant new features added to the game, with arguably the most notable being raid battles. Niantic has promised even more fe...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon GO Players are Feeling 'Very Discouraged'

Pokemon GO Players are Feeling 'Very Discouraged'

Pokemon GO continues to receive support from Niantic, with the company running special events like the recent Halloween event as well as adding new features and Pokemon to the game. Even so, the ad...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

With Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon releasing on November 17, countless Pokemon trainers will begin brand new journeys as they seek to become true Pokemon Champions and find out what new...

By John Jacques on 26 November 2017
Pokemon GO Ending Support for Millions on iOS

Pokemon GO Ending Support for Millions on iOS

Pokemon GO has over 500 million players, with many of them playing the game every single day. But those numbers may soon drop as the game will no longer be playable for millions of users running an...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Conserve Potions During Gym Battles

Pokemon GO: How to Conserve Potions During Gym Battles

Now that raiding is a definitive part of the Pokemon GO experience, dedicated fans who participate daily may struggle from time to time with keeping their potion levels high. Thankfully, players on...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 26 November 2017
Pikachu Does the Unthinkable in New Pokemon Movie

Pikachu Does the Unthinkable in New Pokemon Movie

Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You!, the latest Pokemon feature length film, has been somewhat of a magnet for controversy. Fans were upset when it was revealed that series regulars Brock and Misty wo...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 November 2017
Pokemon GO Debuts Global Travel and Catch Challenge

Pokemon GO Debuts Global Travel and Catch Challenge

Every so often Pokemon GO developer Niantic hosts themed events in an effort to bring players back to the game. While these events usually benefit individual players for taking part, this latest ev...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Is Nintendo’s improved take on Pokemon Sun and Moon worth playing through once more, or is it too similar to justify another jaunt through the islands of Alola?

By Cody Gravelle on 22 November 2017
Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

The Nintendo Switch is on track to surpass the Wii U’s lifetime sales in just one year. Here is why Nintendo’s new console is succeeding where the Wii U failed.

By Dalton Cooper on 22 November 2017
Unlock Ash's Pikachu in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon

Unlock Ash's Pikachu in Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon

In September, Pokemon fans in North America had a one-week opportunity to collect a limited edition Pikachu wearing Ash Ketchum’s hat. The promotion tied in with the theatrical run of Pokemon the M...

By John Jacques on 19 November 2017
Pokemon GO Tips for New EX Raid Players

Pokemon GO Tips for New EX Raid Players

As Pokemon GO EX Raid battle testing continues, developer Niantic has been hosting battles in new locations and sending out more invites to players. While this is good news for fans eager to try th...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 November 2017
Pokemon GO Players in Russia Arrested During Protests

Pokemon GO Players in Russia Arrested During Protests

Pokemon GO players already face some dangers in playing the game, such as getting lost and being stranded. But a series of Russian arrests means that fans of the mobile game can also add “run-ins w...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 November 2017
Pokemon GO Update Teases 'Battle Teams' Feature

Pokemon GO Update Teases 'Battle Teams' Feature

The days of ignoring prompts to install the latest version of Pokemon GO are over, as Niantic has officially forced players to download the mobile title’s newest update — a move that has heightened...

By AJ Caulfield on 18 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Solo An Omastar Raid

Pokemon GO: How to Solo An Omastar Raid

Pokemon GO players are still adjusting to the new rotation of Battle Raid bosses and mastering their strategies for taking down the challenges as effortlessly as possible. Most serious players like...

By Denny Connolly on 17 November 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Alola Items from Ultra Sun and Moon

Pokemon GO Adds Alola Items from Ultra Sun and Moon

As a nice surprise for any hardcore Pokemon fans looking forward to the launch of Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon on November 17th, Pokemon GO players can now dress their avatar with new items fro...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 November 2017
Pokemon GO Secretly Buffed Raid Rewards

Pokemon GO Secretly Buffed Raid Rewards

It seems that popular mobile game Pokemon GO has been making a few secretive changes behind the scenes, something fans appear to be strongly in favor of this time around. According to posts on dedi...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 November 2017
Time Change Messed Up Pokemon GO Raid Times

Time Change Messed Up Pokemon GO Raid Times

If you feel like the daylight saving change has your scheduled a little of whack, you aren’t the only one. Pokemon GO’s developer, Niantic, is also struggling to get things back in line after the f...

By Denny Connolly on 17 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Make Mimikyu Creepier

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Make Mimikyu Creepier

One of the creepiest new Pokemon introduced in Pokemon Sun and Moon was Mimikyu. A ghost/fairy-type Pokemon, Mimikyu’s appearance is said to cause illness, and so it dresses itself up as Pikachu to...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 November 2017
Pokemon GO Changes PokeStop and Gym Drops

Pokemon GO Changes PokeStop and Gym Drops

Pokemon GO players who rely upon visiting Pokemon Gyms and PokeStops to collect items will notice a significant change in what they receive. Niantic has altered the drop rate from PokeStops and Gym...

By Sarah Fields on 17 November 2017
10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

In the first generation of Pokemon games, Game Freak introduced three ghost-type Pokemon, all part of the same evolutionary line. Since the days of Gastly, Haunter, and Gengar, the number of ghost-...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 November 2017
New Pokemon Leak for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

New Pokemon Leak for Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

New Pokemon from Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon have leaked online, including what’s said to be the final form of the Legendary Pokemon Necrozma. A series of leaked images claiming to be...

By Rory Young on 17 November 2017
New Pokemon GO Improvements Will Be Announced Next Week

New Pokemon GO Improvements Will Be Announced Next Week

Earlier this week, Niantic announced a new venture with Warner Bros. Interactive and Portkey Games called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Recognizing that some fans may be worried that the new Harry P...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Fan with MD Reaches Level 32

Pokemon GO: Fan with MD Reaches Level 32

Sarah Ehrenfried wasn’t supposed to live past the age of two. Now at the age of 12, Sarah is a straight-A student who loves reading, going to school, and playing video games. One of Sarah’s favorit...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 November 2017
Pokemon GO: All the Shiny Pokemon in the Game

Pokemon GO: All the Shiny Pokemon in the Game

In the second generation of Pokemon games, Gold and Silver, Game Freak introduced palette-swapped creatures called shiny Pokemon. Encountering a shiny Pokemon in the wild is extremely rare, and so...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 November 2017
6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

When Nintendo officially confirmed that a Pokemon RPG for the Switch was in development, fans of the series were delighted. But sadly, neither Nintendo nor developer Game Freak have revealed many o...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 November 2017
Pokemon GO: New Legendary Raid Battle Available in US

Pokemon GO: New Legendary Raid Battle Available in US

Pokemon GO players have been busy hunting down Gen 3 ghosts and collecting double candy for the last week and Battle Raids have been taking a backseat. That all changes this month, with the latest...

By Denny Connolly on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Shiny Ho-Oh, Celebi Models Datamined

Pokemon GO: Shiny Ho-Oh, Celebi Models Datamined

It was just a few weeks ago when Pokemon GO developer Niantic added new characters to the game, letting players catch Gen 3 Pokemon in the wild. However, according to new files uncovered by a datam...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Players Catch Legendary in Memory of Friend

Pokemon GO Players Catch Legendary in Memory of Friend

Since the game launched in the summer of 2016, Pokemon GO has shown an ability to bring people together. Unlike most other video games, Pokemon GO encourages people to get out into their community,...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Capture These Pokemon to Prepare for Gen 4

Pokemon GO: Capture These Pokemon to Prepare for Gen 4

With Pokemon GO‘s Halloween event promising improved spawn rates for a range of spooky Pokemon, trainers everywhere now have the perfect opportunity to stock up on candies for those creatures that...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Update Could Intrude on Players' Privacy

Pokemon GO Update Could Intrude on Players' Privacy

Pokemon GO has had its fair share of controversies since its initial release, and another one has just emerged. Players have discovered that the game’s privacy policy has been updated in order to a...

By Sarah Fields on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Extends Deal on Pokeball Boxes

Pokemon GO Extends Deal on Pokeball Boxes

Trainers who aren’t quite ready to wrap up the Pokemon GO Halloween event festivities will be pleased to know that the availability of special boxes in the game’s shop has been extended. The news...

By Curt Hutson on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Removes Species from Egg Hatch Pool

Pokemon GO Removes Species from Egg Hatch Pool

Niantic is fairly transparent when it comes to the updates it makes to Pokemon GO, but it keeps some things under wraps. For example, the company rarely reveals when it has made changes to the egg...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Update Will Let Pokemon Reach Max CP

Pokemon GO Update Will Let Pokemon Reach Max CP

The latest update has begun to roll out for Niantic’s Pokemon Go and while it doesn’t contain any fancy new features, the latest installation promises to fix a range of bugs that players have notic...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 11 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Reveals New Z Moves

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Reveals New Z Moves

The latest Pokemon title is set to arrive for the Nintendo 3DS in about a month, bringing with it many new features and enhancements from its predecessor. Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon follow in...

By Derek Nichols on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Community Not Happy With This Month's Events

Pokemon GO Community Not Happy With This Month's Events

This week, Pokemon GO developer Niantic announced events for Korea and Japan that are sure to boost player count and activity in the region. However, the rest of the Pokemon GO community is not ple...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: These are the Hyper-Rare Egg Hatches

Pokemon GO: These are the Hyper-Rare Egg Hatches

Eggs have always been a big part of the Pokemon GO experience, with players walking thousands of real miles each day in the hopes of hatching a rare Pokemon for their collection. Although it’s far...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 11 November 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon Introduces Team Rainbow Rocket

Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon Introduces Team Rainbow Rocket

It’s been over fifteen years since Team Rocket last showed up and, aside from Jesse, James, and Meowth in the long-running anime series, we’ve not seen anything of the villainous organization in re...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 11 November 2017
The Rock Might Play Detective Pikachu

The Rock Might Play Detective Pikachu

Pokemon fans were delighted earlier this week when it was confirmed that the Detective Pikachu movie will begin filming early next year. But while the movie has already secured some top talent to d...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raid Invite System is Broken

Pokemon GO EX Raid Invite System is Broken

Although the Pokemon GO EX Raid invite system is supposed to be exclusive, players are finding it is even more selective than intended. Due to a presumed bug with the invite system, Pokemon GO is o...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Beat Solo Using Six Xatu

Pokemon GO Raid Beat Solo Using Six Xatu

YouTuber and avid Pokemon GO player DrAwesomeBlox has been trying to complete a solo raid with his team of Xatus for awhile now. After a couple of failed attempts, he has finally achieved his goal,...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: These Gen 3 Ghost Types Only Spawn at Night

Pokemon GO: These Gen 3 Ghost Types Only Spawn at Night

Pokemon GO fans dove head-long into the mobile title’s Halloween event earlier this week, eager to capture new-to-the-game creatures from Generation 3. Three of the five newly added third-generatio...

By AJ Caulfield on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Gen 1 Pokemon You Still Want to Catch

Pokemon GO: Gen 1 Pokemon You Still Want to Catch

It’s been over a year since the mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon GO originally launched with most of the 151 original Pokemon available for players to catch in the game. That’s a long time for play...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How Easy is it to Catch Gen 3 Ghost Types?

Pokemon GO: How Easy is it to Catch Gen 3 Ghost Types?

As soon as Niantic kicked off the Pokemon GO Halloween event earlier this week, players quickly hit the streets to capture the five new Generation 3 Pokemon, clearly excited about the opportunity t...

By AJ Caulfield on 11 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How PokeStop Drop Rates Have Changed

Pokemon GO: How PokeStop Drop Rates Have Changed

The role of the PokeStop is a big one for Pokemon GO players, with PokeStops acting as a vital place to receive important drops. However, recently users noticed that PokeStops may have been stealth...

By Rob Gordon on 10 November 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Boss List Updated

Pokemon GO Raid Boss List Updated

Dedicated Pokemon GO players that participate in raids have been noticing some new creatures lately. As it turns out, Niantic has added some new Pokemon to raids in Pokemon GO, which range from we...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 November 2017
Pokemon GO Announces New Event for Korea

Pokemon GO Announces New Event for Korea

It’s time for another Pokemon GO event, but unlike the currently-active Halloween update this one will only be available in South Korea. Earlier this week, developer Niantic announced that ‘Pokemon...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 05 November 2017
New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

Over the past several month, Pokemon GO has hosted seven different Safari Zone events in shopping centres all around Europe. In total, over 20,000 trainers have made an appearance at these small-sc...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 04 November 2017
Pokemon GO Releases Two More Shiny Pokemon for Halloween

Pokemon GO Releases Two More Shiny Pokemon for Halloween

Pokemon GO‘s collection of shiny Pokemon continues to grow. Pokemon GO fans around the world have reported sightings of shiny Shuppets and Banettes out in the wild, meaning all five of the third ge...

By Dalton Cooper on 04 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Shiny Duskull and Shiny Dusclops Confirmed

Pokemon GO: Shiny Duskull and Shiny Dusclops Confirmed

Pokemon GO now has Gen 3 Pokemon, with several Ghost-type Pokemon from that generation currently available. The Pokemon arrived as part of the game’s Halloween event, giving players something to sm...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 November 2017
5 Reasons Team Rocket’s Return to Pokemon is a Big Deal

5 Reasons Team Rocket’s Return to Pokemon is a Big Deal

Every hero has “their” villain. While a protagonist might face off against a myriad number of foes before their journey is done, there is always one that stands out among the rest as the perfect fo...

By Cody Gravelle on 01 November 2017
Pokemon GO Will Improve EX Raid Invite System

Pokemon GO Will Improve EX Raid Invite System

Pokemon GO developer Niantic has been testing the EX Raid battle system over the past few weeks. Niantic plans to roll out the feature worldwide, but before that global launch, the developer must g...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 October 2017
Overwatch Meets Pokemon in Cool Crossover 'Game'

Overwatch Meets Pokemon in Cool Crossover 'Game'

Overwatch and Pokemon are two of the most popular video game franchises around, as each has millions of fans around the world. It also means that there’s a lot of overlap of fans who love both Over...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 October 2017
Detective Pikachu Movie Starts Filming Next Year

Detective Pikachu Movie Starts Filming Next Year

One of the most surreal announcements to come out of the film industry in recent years, the Detective Pikachu movie will feature a live-action setting, a talking Pikachu, and a brand-new take on th...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 28 October 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Event Increases Corsola Spawn Rate

Pokemon GO Halloween Event Increases Corsola Spawn Rate

Pokemon GO fans the world over are currently participating in the game’s Halloween 2017 event, which includes double candy and a huge increase in ghost-type Pokemon. However, the Pokemon GO Hallowe...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 October 2017
Destiny 2 Crucible Map Hides Pokemon Easter Egg?

Destiny 2 Crucible Map Hides Pokemon Easter Egg?

Destiny 2 players have already uncovered many of the Easter eggs and secret references that developer Bungie has managed to hide in the game. The Randal the Vandal Easter egg has been a highlight,...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Bring Back Team Rocket

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Bring Back Team Rocket

When a video game series has run for as long as Pokemon has, there will inevitably be some repetition and overlap. One of the more understated strengths of the Nintendo-exclusive franchise has been...

By Cody Gravelle on 28 October 2017
Artist Imagines What Pokemon Would Look Like in Real Life

Artist Imagines What Pokemon Would Look Like in Real Life

The popularity of Pokemon continues to grow, and creatures like Pikachu are a household name. Some of those little critters are so darn huggable that fans often imagine what Pokemon would look like...

By Curt Hutson on 28 October 2017
Pokemon GO is Still Removing Pokestops from Rural Areas

Pokemon GO is Still Removing Pokestops from Rural Areas

Every so often, Pokemon GO introduces new Pokestops for players to visit. However, it seems that Pokemon GO developer Niantic may have recently removed several PokeStop in rural areas, leading to a...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 October 2017
Could Pokemon GO Turn All Pokestops into Gyms?

Could Pokemon GO Turn All Pokestops into Gyms?

As Pokemon GO players continue to experience the strange glitch that only provides two items out of PokeStops, users online begin to speculate as to whether this new change is intentional and a sig...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 28 October 2017
Pokemon GO Pokestop Bug Finally Fixed

Pokemon GO Pokestop Bug Finally Fixed

After a couple of weeks where players could only receive two items from PokeStops, Pokemon GO has finally fixed the bug and will now allow all trainers to take full advantage of the Halloween event...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 28 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Starbucks Hosts Gen 3 Pokemon Promotion

Pokemon GO: Starbucks Hosts Gen 3 Pokemon Promotion

After months of waiting, Niantic finally introduced Gen 3 Pokemon to Pokemon GO this week. The Gen 3 characters will be available in the wild during the duration of the Halloween event and so it be...

By Jasmine Henry on 28 October 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Event Does Include Witch Hat Pichu

Pokemon GO Halloween Event Does Include Witch Hat Pichu

The Pokemon GO Halloween Event is in full swing, bringing plenty of tricks and treats to trainers. One part of the special event is the ability to catch a Pikachu wearing a witch’s hat. However, pl...

By Curt Hutson on 28 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Shiny Sableye Confirmed

Pokemon GO: Shiny Sableye Confirmed

Pokemon GO officially introduced Gen 3 Pokemon this week as part of its Halloween event. Just a few spooky, Ghost-type Pokemon from the Hoenn region have been added to the game, but developer Niant...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon: Legendary Pokemon World

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon: Legendary Pokemon World

The new story in Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon has trainers leaving the tropical paradise for even more exotic locales. Reportedly, one of these new destinations is a world inhabited by legendary Po...

By Curt Hutson on 25 October 2017
Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Gen 3 Release

Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Gen 3 Release

A new update for Pokemon GO is now live for the iOS version of the game, and dataminers have discovered that it is setting the stage for the addition of third generation Pokemon. The game’s GAME_MA...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 October 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Are Last Main Games on 3DS

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Are Last Main Games on 3DS

During the most recent Pokemon-only Nintendo Direct presentation, many gamers the world over were disappointed to learn that the next core installments in the series would be locked to the 3DS/2DS...

By Riley Little on 21 October 2017
5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

The Pokemon series has been around since 1996, but while the style of the series and the platforms it can be played upon has changed, a lot of fans’ mindsets have stayed the same. Pokemon players w...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Did PokeStops Get Stealth Nerfed?

Pokemon GO: Did PokeStops Get Stealth Nerfed?

While many people stopped playing Pokemon GO last year, there are millions of fans that have remained dedicated to the innovative augmented reality game. These dedicated players spend their days ha...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 October 2017
Pokemon and Planet of the Apes Crossover Poster

Pokemon and Planet of the Apes Crossover Poster

Although Pokemon is one of the most beloved video game franchises in the world, there are a few things about it that can be rather unsettling, such as those disturbing Pokemon found in the games. H...

By Rob Gordon on 18 October 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Event Will Add Gen 3 Pokemon

Pokemon GO Halloween Event Will Add Gen 3 Pokemon

It has been a weekend of good news for Niantic’s monster-catching mobile game Pokemon GO. Hot off the heels of the confirmation that the title’s Safari Zone event in Sweden was a smash hit, Niantic...

By AJ Caulfield on 18 October 2017
Stephen Colbert Burns Pokemon GO

Stephen Colbert Burns Pokemon GO

The Pokemon GO fad had the attention of the whole nation just a year ago, but the craze has definitely faded. Plenty of players are still dedicated to collecting ’em all, but the active player base...

By Denny Connolly on 18 October 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Reroll Raid Bosses for Higher CP

Pokemon GO: How to Reroll Raid Bosses for Higher CP

Pokemon GO fans who have been getting involved in the game’s new legendary Pokemon raids will all know the pain of finally defeating the powerful raid boss, only for it to drop in Capture Points (C...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 16 October 2017
10 Scariest Moments in Non-Horror Games

10 Scariest Moments in Non-Horror Games

While gaming’s biggest scares can be found in established horror franchises like Resident Evil and Silent Hill, there are plenty of non-horror games with moments that will send chills down players’...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 October 2017
Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO Update Released For iOS

Pokemon GO Update Released For iOS

Pokemon GO players are always on the lookout for an update for the mobile AR game and Niantic delivered yet another last week. Unfortunately, this particular small patch has taken a few days to mak...

By Denny Connolly on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO Adds Global Goals Avatar Item

Pokemon GO Adds Global Goals Avatar Item

In the past, gamers have seen Niantic Inc. use the enormous Pokemon GO player base as a captive audience for companies like McDonalds and Starbucks. Now, the studio is introducing some new content...

By Brad Jones on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO Players Discover Gym Badge Limit

Pokemon GO Players Discover Gym Badge Limit

Pokemon GO players have a lot of different goals to chase down from reaching max level, to completing the Pokedex, to earning unique badges. Visiting and interacting with different in-game Gyms aro...

By Denny Connolly on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Conquer Gyms in 12 Minutes

Pokemon GO: How to Conquer Gyms in 12 Minutes

It’s been four months since Niantic rolled out the Pokemon GO Gym update and yet fans are still coming up with new strategies to make the most of the gameplay feature. The latest strategy that play...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 October 2017
9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

The Pokemon series of games that has been running since 1996 has spawned many bizarre spin-offs and has sold millions of copies across the globe. Fortunately, the popularity of the franchise (and a...

By Jasmine Henry on 07 October 2017
Pokemon Go: How Safari Zone Events Work

Pokemon Go: How Safari Zone Events Work

The first Safari Zone events for Pokemon GO kick off in Europe today. The cities hosting the event for September 16 are Barcelona, Paris, and Oberhausen. Information on the event is pouring in from...

By Curt Hutson on 06 October 2017
Pokemon GO: The Problem With Legendaries

Pokemon GO: The Problem With Legendaries

Ever since Pokemon GO‘s announcement trailer, fans have been eagerly awaiting the release of their favorite legendary Pokemon. Starting strong with the team mascots Zapdos, Articuno, and Moltres, t...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 06 October 2017
Pokemon GO Trading and PvP Features Promised Again

Pokemon GO Trading and PvP Features Promised Again

Without a doubt, two of the most highly requested features for Pokemon GO that have yet to make it into the augmented reality title are trading and PvP, as Niantic has been assuring fans that they...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Every Raid Bug That Needs Fixing

Pokemon GO: Every Raid Bug That Needs Fixing

Battle Raids have introduced an entirely new element to the world of Pokemon GO and the new feature is still incredibly popular over a month after launching. The Raids bring players together, make...

By Denny Connolly on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO Exclusive Raid Invites Going Out

Pokemon GO Exclusive Raid Invites Going Out

Not too long ago, the developer Niantic promised that Exclusive Raid Battles would be coming to Pokemon GO soon, and it looks like the time is nigh for the feature’s arrival in the popular augmente...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Beat and Catch Raikou

Pokemon GO: How To Beat and Catch Raikou

After a month of or so of hunting down legendary birds, it’s time for Pokemon GO players to make a run at the legendary dogs. The trio of new Legendaries are now available and players in America ar...

By Denny Connolly on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO: New Legendaries Will Be Hard to Catch

Pokemon GO: New Legendaries Will Be Hard to Catch

Since the the disastrous live event in Chicago, Niantic and its popular mobile game Pokemon GO have turned things around with its fanbase thanks in large part to the introduction of legendary raids...

By Derek Nichols on 12 September 2017
Pokemon GO Raid Eggs Return

Pokemon GO Raid Eggs Return

Developer Niantic Inc. is constantly tweaking Pokemon GO to make sure that the experience keeps players invested. Now, the studio has seemingly retracted a recent change made to the game’s new Raid...

By Brad Jones on 12 September 2017
10 Best Video Game Boxers

10 Best Video Game Boxers

For decades, boxing has been one of the world’s most popular sports, with the biggest bouts raking in millions of dollars in pay-per-view buys. Considering the sport’s popularity, it’s no surprise...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 September 2017
Pokemon GO: 8 Big Updates We're Still Waiting For

Pokemon GO: 8 Big Updates We're Still Waiting For

On July 6th, 2016, Pokemon GO launched for iOS and Android mobile devices, changing the face of mobile gaming in the process. It shattered records for mobile games, broke through the mainstream in...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 September 2017
Pokemon GO Curveball Bug Acknowledged by Niantic

Pokemon GO Curveball Bug Acknowledged by Niantic

Developer Niantic has acknowledged a new bug with Pokemon GO that affects curved Pokeball throws, more commonly called curveballs, while trying to catch Pokemon. At present, the developer has only...

By Anthony Taormina on 06 September 2017
Pokemon GO: The Best Counters to the New Legendaries

Pokemon GO: The Best Counters to the New Legendaries

Now that the long-awaited legendary dog Pokemon have finally made their appearance in Pokemon GO, trainers all around the globe are doing battle with Raikou, Suicune, and Entei in fierce new raid b...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 06 September 2017
Pokemon Unlikely to Release on Non-Nintendo Consoles

Pokemon Unlikely to Release on Non-Nintendo Consoles

Pokemon and Nintendo have been an iconic duo ever since Pokemon Blue and Pokemon Red made their respective debuts for the original Game Boy in 1996. Ever since then, one of the biggest draws for Ni...

By John Jacques on 06 September 2017
Pokemon Anime Will Bring Back Brock and Misty

Pokemon Anime Will Bring Back Brock and Misty

As one of the longest running anime shows still on television, there’s a lot of history behind the animated Pokemon series. In the years since Ash Ketchum left Pallet Town with his Pikachu in tow,...

By Riley Little on 01 September 2017
Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals Gen 3 Pokemon

Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals Gen 3 Pokemon

It hasn’t been all too long since Niantic released Generation 2 Pokemon for Pokemon GO, but it looks like the developer is already moving on. Datamining efforts of the upcoming Pokemon GO update sh...

By Sarah Fields on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO Update Adds Super Incubator and More

Pokemon GO Update Adds Super Incubator and More

A new update is on its way for Pokemon GO, this time bringing bug fixes, changes to shiny Pokemon, and the Super Incubator that dataminers previously found in the game’s code. Although the Super Incu...

By Sarah Fields on 26 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Best Movesets Against Mewtwo

Pokemon GO: Best Movesets Against Mewtwo

Pokemon GO players are currently locked in a debate about whether exclusive raids are a good or bad thing, but either way, Mewtwo is still coming. When the super rare creature arrives in the invite...

By Denny Connolly on 26 August 2017
10 Pokemon Games You've Never Heard Of

10 Pokemon Games You've Never Heard Of

Pokemon is one of the most popular video game franchises in the world, as the series has sold over 250 million copies since being introduced in 1996. But Pokemon didn’t just become a sales success...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How To Defeat and Catch a Mewtwo

Pokemon GO: How To Defeat and Catch a Mewtwo

After the wrap up of the legendary bird Battle Raids, Pokemon GO had a major surprise in store for players with the announcement of the next legendary Battle Raid boss to emerge: Mewtwo. Rumored to...

By Denny Connolly on 24 August 2017
These Official Pokeball Terrariums Are Stupidly Awesome

These Official Pokeball Terrariums Are Stupidly Awesome

As the owner of one of the most popular brands in the world today, The Pokemon Company does a pretty solid job at providing fans of the Pokemon franchise with plenty of collectibles for their respe...

By Riley Little on 20 August 2017
Pokemon GO Event in Ohio Taking Place This Month

Pokemon GO Event in Ohio Taking Place This Month

While Niantic continues its campaign to improve Pokemon GO with updates, such as the latest raid reward buff that offers successful players a variety of different healing accessories alongside the...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 August 2017
Pokemon GO Petition Calls for Major Changes to Raids

Pokemon GO Petition Calls for Major Changes to Raids

For most players, Pokemon GO raids are a welcome feature to the game and give them a new way of working together with their friends. But for others, the new gameplay feature is more of a headache t...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Champion Medal Fix in the Works

Pokemon GO: Champion Medal Fix in the Works

Recently, Niantic has teased that more Legendary raid battles are on the way in its popular augmented reality mobile title Pokemon GO, but the developer also wants to try and assure fans that it’s...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 August 2017
Pokemon GO Super Incubator Found in Game Code

Pokemon GO Super Incubator Found in Game Code

Pokemon GO developer Niantic has introduced several new features for the game over the last few weeks. From legendary Pokemon to exclusive raids, the company has been hard at work giving players of...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 August 2017
Pokemon Dev Talks New Game for Nintendo Switch

Pokemon Dev Talks New Game for Nintendo Switch

As one of the more exciting announcements during Nintendo’s E3 2017 showcase, many people were surprised to see an official confirmation that a core Pokemon title is en route to the Switch so early...

By Riley Little on 17 August 2017
How to Watch the Pokemon GO Stadium Event

How to Watch the Pokemon GO Stadium Event

Pokemon GO developer Niantic has revealed that a new event named Pokemon GO STADIUM will be livestreamed to Facebook in Japan. Invites to see the event live are extremely rare and no details have bee...

By Rory Young on 17 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Defeat and Catch Zapdos

Pokemon GO: How to Defeat and Catch Zapdos

With Pokemon GO‘s battle for the legendary birds event in full swing, it is time to say goodbye to Moltres and hello to Zapdos. This enormous electric-type Pokemon is sure to be a tough competi...

By Denny Connolly on 17 August 2017
Don't Expect Pokemon on Switch to Be Like Zelda: BOTW

Don't Expect Pokemon on Switch to Be Like Zelda: BOTW

When Nintendo announced at E3 2017 that a mainline Pokemon game would be coming to the Nintendo Switch, it generated a great deal of excitement. After all, the Nintendo Switch is capable of hosting...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 August 2017
Why Pokemon GO Shouldn't Increase Stardust Rewards

Why Pokemon GO Shouldn't Increase Stardust Rewards

Pokemon GO has long been seen as having a Stardust problem, with players annoyed at the lack of the in-game currecncy awarded for performing certain tasks. Stardust, which allows trainers to manual...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 10 August 2017
10 Most Controversial Video Games Ever

10 Most Controversial Video Games Ever

Featuring games like Bully, Grand Theft Auto, and South Park: The Stick of Truth, Game Rant names the 10 most controversial video games produced to date. As one of the world’s largest entertainment...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 August 2017
Pokemon Generations Episode Features N Vs Ghetsis

Pokemon Generations Episode Features N Vs Ghetsis

Pokemon Generations continues with one final look at the Unova region, showing off the fierce battle between fan-favorite trainer N and the villainous Ghetsis. In what is most likely the last epis...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 10 August 2017
Pokemon GO Player Versus Player Possibly On the Way

Pokemon GO Player Versus Player Possibly On the Way

The Pokemon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara offers an update for fans waiting on the anticipated player-versus-player battling feature in the popular Pokemon GO. It’s safe to say that when people sa...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 August 2017
Pokemon Go: How to Catch Moltres

Pokemon Go: How to Catch Moltres

Following the release of Articuno in Pokemon GO, Niantic is poised to unleash the next legendary bird in the series, Moltres. This Phoenix-like Pokemon will be a strong flying- and fire-type fighte...

By Denny Connolly on 10 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare Pokemon spawn more frequently. As expected, it’s been a tough slo...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare Pokemon spawn more frequently. As expected, it’s been a tough slo...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

The Pokemon Company unveils more new Pokemon for upcoming titles Pokemon Sun and Moon, but also announces that the Pokemon Bank feature will not be available at launch. With the release of Pokemon...

By Rob Gordon on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No  Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO fans dig deep into the game’s latest update, hunting for data indicating that the rare Pokemon Ditto can be unlocked, but find no evidence that’s the case. Pokemon GO re-imagines one of...

By Sarah Fields on 07 August 2017
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 announces...

By Sarah Fields on 07 August 2017
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 playing Pokemon GO in the car. Unfortunately, there are many people...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO Deluxe Set Bundle Launches in Japan Soon

Pokemon GO Deluxe Set Bundle Launches in Japan Soon

There’s no doubt that Pokemon GO has a global appeal, and some fans have purportedly spotted some “test” PokeStops and Gyms in China, intimating the possibility of a forthcoming release in the Asia...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 August 2017
Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

North American audiences currently have the chance to capitalize on the official release of Pokemon Sun and Moon‘s first mythical creature from the games. It’s no secret that Nintendo’s Pokemon Sun...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

An unidentified assailant attacks Pokemon GO player and Twitch streamer Rickey Yaneza while the latter was livestreaming Pokemon GO gameplay in Central Park. Since Pokemon GO launched last July, th...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 August 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Players are able to choose either Rowlet, Litten, or Popplio when they start their adventure in Sun and Moon, but which Pokemon makes the most sense for their team? It’s one of the toughest decisio...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO: Don't Use These Two Pokemon In Battle Raids

Pokemon GO: Don't Use These Two Pokemon In Battle Raids

As you set out to pit your Pokemon against legendary bosses in Pokemon GO Battle Raids, you’ll want to make sure you have the right squad for the job. Two Pokemon that are particularly tempting to...

By Denny Connolly on 07 August 2017
Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Hoping to change things up, Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon offer one of the most radical departures from the series’ longstanding formula. Fortunately, the gamble has paid off. If every facet of The...

By Riley Little on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Get The Most Balls During Legendary Raids

Pokemon GO: How to Get The Most Balls During Legendary Raids

As the last day to catch Moltres winds down, many Pokemon GO players are still struggling to catch the Legendary fire-type. A new limited-time availability Legendary will show up late today or tomo...

By Denny Connolly on 07 August 2017
10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

Game Rant takes a look back at the biggest hoaxes in video game history, from mysterious characters and hidden game modes through to fabricated new consoles and devices. With all of the complexitie...

By Rob Gordon on 07 August 2017
Pokemon GO Unlocked Some Region Exclusive Pokemon

Pokemon GO Unlocked Some Region Exclusive Pokemon

Europe is in line for some region exclusive Pokemon spawning for Pokemon GO in certain cities this weekend. Niantic has decided to re...

By Rory Young on 05 August 2017
The 10 Greatest JRPGs Ever

The 10 Greatest JRPGs Ever

With Final Fantasy XV finally set for release after 10 years of development, Game Rant takes a look back at some of the best JRPGs that gaming has to offer.

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