Pokemon Go is discontinuing support for Apple devices that can’t upgrade to iOS 11—in other words, starting February 28, your iPhone 5 won’t be able to play it. “This change is a result of improvements to Pokémon Go that push the application beyond the capabilities of the operating systems on such devices,” says The…
Pokémon Go Weather effects were announced earlier this week and have already their way into the game with local conditions affecting what players’ GPS maps look like and which kind of Pokémon are likely to be around. Unfortunately, the update is also pummeling some players with “Extreme” weather condition warnings…
Niantic has begun its roll out of the third generation of monsters in Pokémon Go with fifty critters from the Hoenn region, and more slated to come later in the year. More surprisingly, though, is that Pokémon Go is about to require going out into the rain and snow to capture every monster thanks to a new weather…
A lawsuit against Milwaukee County for its ordinance requiring the creators of augmented reality games like Pokémon Go to get permits to operate in its parks will conclude with an $83,000 settlement against the municipality.
When Pokémon Go launched in Japan (and, well, everywhere), hordes of folks were playing it. The numbers of active players have dropped, but the game still has a dedicated following.
There are two major franchises that every ‘90s kid desperately wished were real: Pokemon and Harry Potter. Over a year after publisher Niantic tried to make Pokemon real with the augmented reality mobile game Pokemon Go, they’re continuing their takeover of the nostalgia market with Harry Potter: Wizards Unite.
From October 20th to November 2nd, you’ll find some spooky new friends in Pokémon Go. It’s not full-on gen three yet, but hey: new faces!
The folks behind EasyAntiCheat, a service that stops people from cheating in video games, deal with one of the messiest issues in the medium. People often feel that anyone caught breaking the rules should be punished severely, but you don’t always know why someone cheated. That’s where things get dicey.
Pokémon Go’s roster of legendary beasts gets a little bigger today, Niantic announced. Except this time, you might have to travel a little.
This is no prank. Mewtwo has finally been released as a Pokémon Go raid boss at an event in Yokohama, Japan, as you can see in the above photo by Twitter user and YouTuber MYSTIC7.
Behold, the most pathetic battle possible in Pokémon Go.
At the Pikachu Outbreak event in Yokohama, Pokémon Go players have been finding the shiny version of everyone’s favorite electric rodent.
Legendary raids are supposed to be Pokémon Go’s toughest battles, with promotional materials often showing large groups of people fighting a single monster. Turns out, it’s possible to down a legendary with just two people.
As of yesterday, Articuno is no longer available in Pokémon Go. Instead, the fiery Moltres has started spawning in gym raids across the globe. Given that Moltres will only be around until August 14th, here are some tips for tracking it down and capturing it.
Pokémon Go Fest may have been a disaster, but if there was one bright spot to be found in the weekend’s events, it was the unlocking of a couple of Legendary Pokémon for folks to catch. Over the next couple of weeks, there’ll be two more.
So Pokémon Go Fest was a disaster. If you were lucky enough to not be there, and want to catch up on just how awful the whole thing was, this video recap by bobvids will get you up to speed. Spoilers: there is a lot of booing.
Pokémon Go players now have a chance to capture two rare birds, Lugia and Articuno. Some players attempting these raids are finding that adding legendaries to their compendium is a tough prospect, partially because of Niantic’s design, and partially due to good ‘ol network issues.
Despite a plague of issues during the live event, Pokémon Go players will soon get a chance at a rare monster. Fest attendees all get legendary Lugia in their accounts tonight, and players worldwide will start seeing Lugia in raid battles within the next 48 hours, Niantic announced. That’s not all.
Players at the first ever live Pokémon Go event do not seem happy this morning, judging from reports of long lines and connectivity issues trickling in from Chicago.
Legendaries are typically the most powerful monsters in the compendium, so getting one this weekend is likely going to be tough. Fortunately, players are already figuring out the most efficient counters to all the possibilities.