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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
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 11 March 2017
Pokemon GO Players Say GPS Drifting's Still a Problem

Pokemon GO Players Say GPS Drifting's Still a Problem

Pokemon GO players are voicing their frustration at the GPS drifting problem that they say plagues the game. Problems with GPS drifti...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 March 2017
Pokemon GO: Legendary Monsters Coming Soon

Pokemon GO: Legendary Monsters Coming Soon

Ever since Pokemon GO came out last summer, intrepid trainers have been eager for more content to arrive for the GPS-heavy applicatio...

By John Jacques on 09 March 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Update Adds New Characters, Missions

Fire Emblem Heroes Update Adds New Characters, Missions

A new Fire Emblem Heroes update adds six new characters to the popular Nintendo mobile game, also adding several new Paralogue missions and the chance to get free orbs.

By Jasmine Henry on 08 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 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 01 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 King's Rock

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Get King's Rock

Pokemon GO has enjoyed a renewed surge in popularity thanks to the addition of over 80 new creatures to catch in the game. Besides a...

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
Nintendo Takes Aim at Fire Emblem Heroes Cheaters

Nintendo Takes Aim at Fire Emblem Heroes Cheaters

Nintendo aims to stop Fire Emblem Heroes cheaters by rolling out a series of ‘countermeasures’ that will limit access to some features of the hit mobile game.

By Jasmine Henry on 27 February 2017
Hearthstone Arena Patch Attempts to Fix Problem with Drafts

Hearthstone Arena Patch Attempts to Fix Problem with Drafts

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft has had a very real, and growing, problem over the past few months that is only being addressed now. The digital card game’s Arena format, where players open...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 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 changes to the game. Pokemon GO’s newest update is now liv...

By Boston Blake on 18 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 17 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 Johto region update. If someone wants to fully complete...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 February 2017
Pokemon GO Update Includes Discount on Storage Upgrades

Pokemon GO Update Includes Discount on Storage Upgrades

Pokemon GO discounts storage space upgrades making it easier to collect many Pokemon, but some players express frustration that the default spaces haven’t been increased. Earlier this year...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 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
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 14 February 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. Without a doubt, ever since the relea...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 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.

By Jasmine Henry on 08 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.

By Jasmine Henry on 08 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 04 February 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
Mobius Final Fantasy Will Crossover with FF 7 Remake

Mobius Final Fantasy Will Crossover with FF 7 Remake

Mobile game Mobius Final Fantasy will be playable on PC via Steam on February 6 with a special crossover event with Final Fantasy VII Remake starting one day later. Mobius Final Fantasy rel...

By Jason Gallagher on 26 January 2017
New Pokemon Game Released on iOS and Android

New Pokemon Game Released on iOS and Android

The Pokemon Company releases Pokemon Duel on iOS and Android, with the free-to-play game being described as ‘a strategy board game that uses Pokemon figures.’ Pokemon developer The Pokemon...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 January 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 24 January 2017
Pokemon GO Study Estimates Over 144 Billion Steps Taken

Pokemon GO Study Estimates Over 144 Billion Steps Taken

A new Pokemon GO study emerges that calculates the number of steps taken by the mobile game’s players, with an estimate of an unbelievable 144 billion steps. Whether Pokemon GO is seen as o...

By Rob Gordon on 11 January 2017
Pokemon GO is Too Dangerous for China, Claim Officials

Pokemon GO is Too Dangerous for China, Claim Officials

Much to the chagrin of Pokemon fans in China, the country officially bans Pokemon GO from its borders, citing the game as a major hazard to its citizens. Although Pokemon GO is a record-set...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 January 2017
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
Minecraft Update Adds Wings for Console Players

Minecraft Update Adds Wings for Console Players

The Minecraft holiday update, update 1.11, introduces wings to the console versions of the game, along with new mobs and additional content for The End dimension. Earlier this week, develop...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 December 2016
Niantic Shares Crazy Pokemon GO User Stats

Niantic Shares Crazy Pokemon GO User Stats

Pokemon GO users rack up some insane statistics while playing the game, including walking far enough to encompass a large portion of the solar system. For those who thought Pokemon GO was...

By Weston Albert on 21 December 2016
The Walking Dead Skips PS3, Xbox 360 for Season 3

The Walking Dead Skips PS3, Xbox 360 for Season 3

The third season of the episodic The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series, A New Frontier, skips a release for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles. Those who have been following The Wa...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 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 Guide: How to Catch Santa Hat Pikachu

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Santa Hat Pikachu

For its holiday event, Niantic puts a Santa hat on Pikachu in Pokemon GO. Here’s where to find Santa Hat Pikachu in the game and the easiest way to catch it. After a successful Halloween ev...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 December 2016
Pokemon GO Announces New Pokemon

Pokemon GO Announces New Pokemon

Niantic reveals new Pokemon coming to Pokemon GO, including Pichu and Togepi, which can be hatched from eggs that players pick up from Pokestops in their communities. Last week, developer N...

By Boston Blake on 12 December 2016
Fallout Shelter Gets a Christmas Update

Fallout Shelter Gets a Christmas Update

Publisher and developer Bethesda Game Studios rings in the season by giving its settlement management simulator, Fallout Shelter, an official Christmas update. When Fallout Shelter was init...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 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 09 December 2016
New Pokemon Confirmed for Pokemon GO

New Pokemon Confirmed for Pokemon GO

Niantic, Inc. officially confirms that brand new Pokemon are going to be on their way to Pokemon GO, with more details set to follow within the next week. If there was any one reason that P...

By Brad Jones on 07 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 Upgraded 'Nearby' Feature Hits More Regions

Pokemon GO Upgraded 'Nearby' Feature Hits More Regions

Niantic confirms that the new tracker tool for Pokemon GO is starting to roll out to other regions for additional testing before it’s released to the masses. When Pokemon GO launched, it ha...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 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
Pokemon GO Gets Double XP Event for Thanksgiving

Pokemon GO Gets Double XP Event for Thanksgiving

As a way to say ‘thank you’ to Pokemon GO fans that made it one of the biggest video games of 2016, Niantic is launching a double XP Thanksgiving event. This past summer was huge for Nianti...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 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 21 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 20 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 20 November 2016
Pokemon GO: Users Report Eevees Hatch From 5k Eggs

Pokemon GO: Users Report Eevees Hatch From 5k Eggs

Niantic might be on a roll with the developer’s recent changes to Pokemon GO. After its Halloween event, it appears Eevee is now hatchable from 5k eggs instead of 10k ones. Every time Pokem...

By Cody Gravelle on 03 November 2016
Pokemon GO Revenue Up Due to Halloween Event

Pokemon GO Revenue Up Due to Halloween Event

Mobile app analysis firm SensorTower reveals that popular mobile game Pokemon GO saw a significant boost in revenue during its recent Halloween event. After skyrocketing to popularity this...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 November 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
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 Will Make Catching Rare Pokemon Easier

Pokemon GO Will Make Catching Rare Pokemon Easier

A new update is set to come to Pokemon GO, bringing with it the ability to raise capture rates for Pokemon by catching many creatures of the same type. Capture rates in Pokemon GO have alwa...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 08 October 2016
New Pokemon GO Update Changes How Gyms Work

New Pokemon GO Update Changes How Gyms Work

A new update is announced for Pokemon GO, which will bring a whole new gym experience to the game, making it easier for all players to train at a friendly location. Updates continue to be p...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 05 October 2016
Five Nights at Freddy's Sequel Delayed for Weird Reason

Five Nights at Freddy's Sequel Delayed for Weird Reason

Five Nights at Freddy’s creator Scott Cawthon takes to Steam to tease a possible delay for Five Nights at Freddy’s: Sister Location, the fifth game in the series.

By Dalton Cooper on 01 October 2016
Pokemon GO Patch Brings Back Capture Map

Pokemon GO Patch Brings Back Capture Map

New Pokemon GO update in the works, Niantic claims that update will bring back the Capture Location feature, as well as fix issues with Pokemon GO Plus. Niantic released Pokemon GO Plus a w...

By Fred Harvey on 23 September 2016
Pokemon GO: Region Exclusive Pokemon Clarified

Pokemon GO: Region Exclusive Pokemon Clarified

Niantic CEO John Hanke responds to a fan on Twitter, clarifying whether or not region-exclusive Pokemon in Pokemon GO can be hatched from eggs anywhere in the world. Even after one dedicate...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 September 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 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 17 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 11 September 2016
Sony CEO: Pokemon GO is a 'Game-Changer'

Sony CEO: Pokemon GO is a 'Game-Changer'

Kaz Hirai, CEO of Sony, reveals plans for the company to pursue mobile gaming ‘aggressively’, while praising the success of Pokemon GO as a prime example of how to achieve success. There’s...

By Riley Little on 05 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...

By Sarah Fields on 30 August 2016
Pokemon GO Has Lost Over 15 Million Daily Users

Pokemon GO Has Lost Over 15 Million Daily Users

According to a report from Axiom Capital Management, Pokemon GO has lost more than 15 million daily users, accounting for a third of the game’s peak player numbers. Since it first launche...

By Boston Blake on 24 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 d...

By Jason Gallagher on 17 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 troubl...

By Fred Harvey on 10 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...

By Sarah Fields on 10 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 creepy p...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 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 footstep trac...

By Brad Jones on 09 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...

By Rob Gordon 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, P...

By Dalton Cooper on 07 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 month,...

By Dalton Cooper 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.

By Fred Harvey on 01 August 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, desperate...

By Anthony Taormina on 28 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 h...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 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: 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...

By Sarah Fields on 25 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
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
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 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 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 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 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 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 20 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 20 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 20 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 20 July 2016
High Level Pokemon GO Accounts Selling on eBay

High Level Pokemon GO Accounts Selling on eBay

Some business-minded mobile gamers are making good use of their high level Pokemon GO accounts, selling them on sites like eBay for hundreds of dollars. Pokemon GO has already become a massive mone...

By Rob Gordon 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
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
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
Pokemon GO Finally Arrives in Canada

Pokemon GO Finally Arrives in Canada

Nintendo and Niantic have officially launched the incredibly popular Pokemon GO game for iOS and Android smartphones in the one and only Great White North. Since Pokemon GO has been making headline...

By Riley Little on 18 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 while...

By Maxwell Jeffery 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
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 Canada,...

By John Jacques on 18 July 2016
GR Pick: The Simpsons Play Pokemon GO

GR Pick: The Simpsons Play Pokemon GO

Fox releases a new video showing The Simpsons hopping onto the Pokemon GO craze. Between playing the app and being a responsible parent, Homer’s choice is obvious. The world seems to have ignited i...

By John Jacques on 18 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, Pokemo...

By Brad Jones on 18 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 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
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
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 drive...

By Sarah Fields 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 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 16 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 15 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 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
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 14 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 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 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...

By John Jacques on 01 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 St...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 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 ga...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 June 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 31 May 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 31 May 2016
Sign Up for the Pokemon Go Field Test Right Here

Sign Up for the Pokemon Go Field Test Right Here

Fans of The Pokemon Company’s and Niantic Lab’s forthcoming augmented reality game Pokemon GO can now sign up for its field test in the United States. After assuring fans about a month ago that it wo...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 May 2016
Party Hard Review

Party Hard Review

There are some things to like about Party Hard, but overall, the game feels like a half-baked experience that doesn’t evolve beyond its basic premise. When neighbors are partying too loud into the la...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 April 2016
FIFA 14 & NHL 14 (Gamescom)

FIFA 14 & NHL 14 (Gamescom)

This September will be a big month for sports games, as two iconic titles bear down on goal together. FIFA 14 arrives in time for the World Cup festivities, looking every bit the champion franchise...

By Samuel James Riley on 23 June 2013
Game Ranter Banter: Smash Bros, Minecraft 1.3 & Gears Of War: Judgment

Game Ranter Banter: Smash Bros, Minecraft 1.3 & Gears Of War: Judgment

What do ‘Gears of War: Judgment’, ‘Minecraft’ 1.3, the next ‘Super Smash Bros.’ and Wild West shooters have in common? They’re all the focus of this week’s Game Ranter Banter! Join us, and share your...

By Anthony Mole on 27 April 2012