News items tagged with mobile

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 18 March 2017
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
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
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
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 18 February 2017
Fire Emblem Heroes Update Adds New Characters, Missions

Fire Emblem Heroes Update Adds New Characters, Missions

A new Fire Emblem Heroes update adds 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 18 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
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
Fallout Shelter May Not Come to PS4

Fallout Shelter May Not Come to PS4

Bethesda marketing executive Pete Hines reveals that he does not know when Fallout Shelter will launch on PS4, in spite of its recent Xbox One release. It’s easy to see why Fallout Shelter ...

By Rob Gordon on 09 February 2017
Pokemon Duel Guide: Best Runners

Pokemon Duel Guide: Best Runners

Every winning Pokemon Duel lineup needs a solid collection of runners on the team. These six Pokemon Figures are the best runners to collect and add to the roster. Pokemon Duel may seem lik...

By Denny Connolly on 08 February 2017
Super Mario Run is Giving Out Free Coins

Super Mario Run is Giving Out Free Coins

Nintendo offers over 2,000 free coins to Super Mario Run players if they unlock the full game or download Nintendo’s newest mobile title Fire Emblem Heroes. Super Mario Run launched a coupl...

By Boston Blake on 07 February 2017
Pokemon Duel Guide: How To Evolve

Pokemon Duel Guide: How To Evolve

Pokemon Duel gives players the option to take evolved Pokemon into a battle or to evolve them in the middle of the fight. Here is how to trigger the evolutions. Although it didn’t have quit...

By Denny Connolly on 05 February 2017
Pokemon Duel: How To Win Every Match

Pokemon Duel: How To Win Every Match

Pokemon Duel players can make sure they are always ready to win every battle by mastering these basic strategies before taking their squad onto the battle board. Pokemon Duel may seem more...

By Denny Connolly on 05 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
Super Mario Run Adds Easy Mode

Super Mario Run Adds Easy Mode

Nintendo announces that a new Golden Goomba event has kicked off along with numerous bug fixes, and a new Easy mode have been added to the popular iOS app, Super Mario Run. Though the compa...

By Derek Nichols on 02 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
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 18 January 2017
Titanfall Mobile Card Game Cancelled

Titanfall Mobile Card Game Cancelled

Titanfall: Frontline, the mobile card game spin-off of the Titanfall series, is cancelled due to difficulty creating an experience that matched the original games. Both publisher Electroni...

By Rob Gordon on 14 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 CEO Explains Why Pokemon GO is So Successful

Pokemon CEO Explains Why Pokemon GO is So Successful

Pokemon Company President and CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara explains in detail why he believes the Pokemon GO application has been such a substantial success. Now over half a year old, Pokemon GO...

By John Jacques on 09 January 2017
App Store Revenues at $20 Billion Thanks to Pokemon GO

App Store Revenues at $20 Billion Thanks to Pokemon GO

Apple reveals that App Store revenues rose by 40 percent to $20 billion in 2016, and that Pokemon GO and Super Mario Run were significant factors in that. Augmented reality game Pokemon GO...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 January 2017
Apple's Siri Really Likes Super Mario Run

Apple's Siri Really Likes Super Mario Run

Fans have discovered that Apple’s now infamous Siri will actually answer questions about it playing Super Mario Run. Evidently, the A.I. quite likes Nintendo’s latest iOS offering. Many hav...

By Riley Little on 31 December 2016
Pokemon GO: Starter Pokemon Now Spawn More Often

Pokemon GO: Starter Pokemon Now Spawn More Often

Niantic launches a limited-time event for Pokemon Go that increases the spawn rate of starter Pokemon Squirtle, Bulbasaur, Charmander and their evolutions. Love it or hate it, there’s no de...

By Jason Gallagher on 31 December 2016
Pokemon GO Reference Appears in Doctor Who

Pokemon GO Reference Appears in Doctor Who

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

By Weston Albert on 29 December 2016
Super Mario Run Loses 'Highest Grossing App' Title

Super Mario Run Loses 'Highest Grossing App' Title

Less than two weeks after its debut, Super Mario Run slips from its top spot being the “Highest Grossing App’ in the Apple App Store possibly due to its price tag. Super Mario Run received...

By Weston Albert on 28 December 2016
Super Mario Run Offers Free Gift

Super Mario Run Offers Free Gift

Nintendo celebrates Super Mario Run hitting 50 million downloads in a little more than a week by giving players a free gift just in time for the holidays. Super Mario Run is clearly a big h...

By Jason Gallagher on 25 December 2016
Pokemon GO Holiday Event

Pokemon GO Holiday Event

The Pokemon GO team is making several several special (and late) holiday event announcements, including increased chances at hatching Togepi and Pichu. Niantic is hard at work adding specia...

By Rory Young on 23 December 2016
Super Mario Run Hits 40 Million Downloads

Super Mario Run Hits 40 Million Downloads

Super Mario Run, the popular iOS mobile game developed and published by Nintendo, hits another sales milestone by reaching 40 million downloads in just four days. After fully embracing the...

By Derek Nichols on 23 December 2016
Super Mario Run Adds New Game Mode

Super Mario Run Adds New Game Mode

Super Mario Run adds a new game mode called “Friendly Run,” but it offers no rewards and is incredibly limited for those who haven’t paid to unlock the full game. After less than a week of...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 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
Super Mario Run Makes $14 Million in First Three Days

Super Mario Run Makes $14 Million in First Three Days

Super Mario Run makes $14 million in its first three days of availability, with just over 1 million players paying to unlock the full game, says analytics firm App Annie. Nintendo’s new mo...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 December 2016
Super Mario Run: How to Unlock More Playable Characters

Super Mario Run: How to Unlock More Playable Characters

Super Mario Run features Toad, Luigi, Princess Peach, Yoshi and Toadette as playable characters, with the characters having special skills and having special unlock requirements. As advert...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 December 2016
Super Mario Run Launches Today

Super Mario Run Launches Today

Today’s the day that classic hero Mario finally arrives on smartphone, with Super Mario Run set to launch in the next few hours for iPhone users everywhere. Nintendo’s next smartphone game,...

By Maxwell Jeffery 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
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
Miyamoto Plays Super Mario Run While Eating Cake

Miyamoto Plays Super Mario Run While Eating Cake

The Japanese video game designer and producer Shigeru Miyamoto plays the forthcoming mobile game Super Mario Run while eating cakes of different sizes. Recently, Shigeru Miyamoto wore a sam...

By Kyle Sledge 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
Super Mario Run Requires Internet Connection

Super Mario Run Requires Internet Connection

Super Mario Run is coming to iOS devices next week, but an always-online guarantee might mean that some fans stay away from Mario’s debut on smartphones. Unfortunately for those looking fo...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 11 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
Super Mario Run to Make Over $70M In First Month

Super Mario Run to Make Over $70M In First Month

According to analysts, Nintendo’s upcoming mobile platformer Super Mario Run is set to make $71 million in its first month, putting it behind Pokemon GO and Clash Royale. Super Mario Run, N...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 December 2016
Bully: Anniversary Edition Releases Today for Mobile

Bully: Anniversary Edition Releases Today for Mobile

Rockstar Games releases Bully: Anniversary Edition on iOS and Android devices, improving the original game’s graphics and introducing the ‘Friend Challenges’ multiplayer mode. Those who lov...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 December 2016
Super Mario Run Gets a Speedy Live-Action Trailer

Super Mario Run Gets a Speedy Live-Action Trailer

Nintendo releases a live-action Super Mario Run trailer, showcasing the spirit of the game and its fast-paced, coin-collecting gameplay ahead of its release on iOS. With over 20 million iOS...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 December 2016
Pokemon GO Update Adds Multiple Pokemon Transfers

Pokemon GO Update Adds Multiple Pokemon Transfers

Ahead of a major update for Pokemon GO next week, developer Niantic adds a few quality of life improvements that are sure to make players’ lives easier. Alongside the reveal that Pokémon GO...

By Anthony Taormina 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
PlayStation 4 Gets a New Communities Mobile App

PlayStation 4 Gets a New Communities Mobile App

A new PlayStation Communities app will be available soon, allowing PlayStation users to interact with the clan-like Communities function of the PS4 on their mobile device. The PlayStation 4...

By Weston Albert on 26 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
Skyrim, Fallout, & DOOM Pinball Coming

Skyrim, Fallout, & DOOM Pinball Coming

Zen Studios, in partnership with Bethesda, is planning on releasing three pinball tables based on The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Fallout, and DOOM in December. Gamers that can’t get enough of...

By Rory Young on 19 November 2016
Telltale's Batman Episode 4 Trailer and Release Date

Telltale's Batman Episode 4 Trailer and Release Date

Telltale Games shows off the trailer for the fourth episode of Batman – The Telltale Series, which shows Bruce Wayne in a precarious situation and introduces a largely expected villain.

By John Jacques on 04 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 Daily Quest Feature Datamined

Pokemon GO Daily Quest Feature Datamined

A datamine of the latest Pokemon GO update suggests that Niantic may already be hard at work on implementing a daily quest system into the mobile game. Pokemon GO has been through a wild r...

By Denny Connolly on 26 October 2016
The Walking Dead: March to War Announced for Mobile

The Walking Dead: March to War Announced for Mobile

Mobile developer Disruptor Beam announces a new Walking Dead free-to-play mobile strategy game called The Walking Dead: March to War, that will release in 2017. The Walking Dead continues t...

By Boston Blake on 11 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
Battlefield Drops Battlelog Name for Companion App

Battlefield Drops Battlelog Name for Companion App

DICE reveals that Battlefield’s companion app is losing its Battlelog branding in advance of Battlefield 1‘s release, with the app soon to be called Battlefield Companion. With the upcoming...

By Rob Gordon on 26 September 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
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
Fallout Shelter Adds Fallout 4 Nuka World Characters

Fallout Shelter Adds Fallout 4 Nuka World Characters

Fallout Shelter, Bethesda’s mobile spin on its popular RPG series, launches a new update that includes a “special visit” from two Fallout 4 Nuka-World characters. Although it feels like si...

By Cody Gravelle on 19 August 2016
Elder Scrolls Legends Campaign and Gameplay Details

Elder Scrolls Legends Campaign and Gameplay Details

Bethesda’s E3 isn’t all Skyrim and Dishonored 2 – the publisher also unveils new details on upcoming digital strategy card game The Elder Scrolls: Legends.

By Cody Gravelle on 19 August 2016
Elder Scrolls: Legends First Impressions

Elder Scrolls: Legends First Impressions

Game Rant has been playing the Elder Scrolls: Legends closed beta and despite what it looks like at first, the game is much more than just another Hearthstone clone.

By Denny Connolly on 19 August 2016
Pokemon GO Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Pokemon GO Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

Niantic, Nintendo and The Pokemon Company face a class-action lawsuit from a couple who are upset about Pokemon GO players trespassing on their property. About two weeks ago, Pokemon GO 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
Pokemon GO: Closer Look At New Tracking Tool

Pokemon GO: Closer Look At New Tracking Tool

A new update just rolled out for Pokemon GO that fixes several important issues and implements a new tracking feature only available to a small group of players. Niantic released a new up...

By Curt Hutson on 09 August 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How To Use The New Sightings Tool

Pokemon GO Guide: How To Use The New Sightings Tool

The latest Pokemon GO patch replaced the Nearby tracking tool with a new tool called Sightings. Here is how to use it to attempt to find the Pokemon near you. Pokemon GO got off to an ama...

By Denny Connolly 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
Pokemon GO Player Uses Car Autopilot to Catch Pokemon

Pokemon GO Player Uses Car Autopilot to Catch Pokemon

Pokemon GO has been both a source of community inspiration and the foundation for some really dumb ideas, and one gamer’s use of autopilot definitely falls into the latter. Pokemon GO has been one...

By Cody Gravelle on 28 July 2016
Pokemon GO: How to Trigger Pokemon Spawns

Pokemon GO: How to Trigger Pokemon Spawns

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

By Anthony Taormina on 28 July 2016
Rumor: Nintendo NX is Compatible with Mobile Games

Rumor: Nintendo NX is Compatible with Mobile Games

The Wall Street Journal, citing an unspecified source close to the matter, claims that Nintendo’s upcoming console, the Nintendo NX, will work with its mobile games. With Nintendo expected to offic...

By Dalton Cooper 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
Pokemon GO Guide: Where to Find Specific Pokemon

Pokemon GO Guide: Where to Find Specific Pokemon

Pokemon GO‘s tracking system has left a lot of players frustrated and looking for alternatives. Here’s how to locate specific Pokemon while Niantic is working on an upgrade. Pokemon GO h...

By Cody Gravelle on 27 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 Needs New Features Now

Pokemon GO Needs New Features Now

One writer explains why Pokemon GO needs to add world events and new features to keep the attention of the casual audience, but why Niantic might not pull it off. Casual and hardcore gamers have be...

By Denny Connolly 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 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
Pokemon GO: How To Track Pokemon While Tracker Is Down

Pokemon GO: How To Track Pokemon While Tracker Is Down

The tracker tool may be broken in Pokemon GO, but players can still hunt effectively, thanks to fan-site PokeVision which shows all Pokemon in the nearby area in real time. Pokemon GO fever continu...

By Maxwell Jeffery 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
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
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 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 Guide: How To Control Eevee's Evolution

Pokemon GO Guide: How To Control Eevee's Evolution

After a series of failed theories, it seems like Pokemon GO players have finally figured out how to control Eevee’s evolution into Flareon, Jolteon, or Vaporeon. The Pokemon GO craze is still in fu...

By Denny Connolly 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
Pokemon GO+ Release Window

Pokemon GO+ Release Window

Pokemon GO’s developers take the stage at E3 and reveal new details about the GO+ device, as well as a price point and release window for the wearable device. After a day full of The Legend of Zelda...

By Denny Connolly on 15 June 2016
Megan Fox Reveals Dream Video Game Role

Megan Fox Reveals Dream Video Game Role

Megan Fox has revealed her dream role in a video game adaptation while doing a press tour in support of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. Between Transformers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtl...

By Brad Jones on 27 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
Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered

Quantic Dream’s madcap supernatural mystery ‘Fahrenheit’/’Indigo Prophecy’ gets a remastered edition, but it doesn’t look much better than the original game.

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 18 August 2014
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Far Cry 3,’ and ‘Halo 4’ headline the nominees for the 2013 D.I.C.E. Awards. Check out the full list of nominations right here!

By Jeff Schille on 17 August 2012
Weekly Video Game News Round-Up: September 25th

Weekly Video Game News Round-Up: September 25th

In the September 19-25 wrap-up, we talk World of Warcraft, Nintendo pricing, Batman’s face, PlayStation Home shooters, Star Wars: The Old Republic release and more!

By Rob Keyes on 06 May 2011
‘Madden NFL 11’ Predicts Pittsburgh Steelers Win Super Bowl XLV [Update]

‘Madden NFL 11’ Predicts Pittsburgh Steelers Win Super Bowl XLV [Update]

After correctly predicting six out of the last seven Super Bowl champions, ‘Madden NFL 11’ predicts the Pittsburg Steelers will win Super Bowl XLV.

By Christian Spicer on 27 April 2011
‘Fairy Tail’ Game is Going Social

‘Fairy Tail’ Game is Going Social

Square Enix has announced that they are going to develop a Fairy Tail social game for mobile phones. This might not be what fans expected from a Fairy Tail game, but it actually may turn out to be a...

By Tyler Davis on 21 December 2010
This Week in Mobile Gaming

This Week in Mobile Gaming

In this week’s football edition, we try to impress the scouts, get drafted and make it to the pros, juke our way to the end zone, split the uprights to get three on the board, and use our skills to de...

By Jon Lavallee on 27 April 2010
Too Many Games, Too Little Time & Too Little Money

Too Many Games, Too Little Time & Too Little Money

Sitting here looking at my shelf, I count no less than 15 games I currently want to play. My collection edges over 100 games, but those 15 I’ve identified as to-play (and, in some cases,...

By Matthew Talbot on 21 January 2010
Plants vs. Zombies iPhone Review

Plants vs. Zombies iPhone Review

Short version: If you love casual iPhone games, tower defense and/or zombies then the low price of admission is totally worth it.

By Jon Lavallee on 21 August 2009