News items tagged with pokemon go

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
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
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
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
Most Disappointing Games of 2016

Most Disappointing Games of 2016

2016 saw some of the biggest video game releases in modern memory, but they weren’t all successes – here’s our list of some that fell short of expectation.

By Cody Gravelle on 01 January 2017
Overwatch and Inside Head Up GDC 2017 Award Nominations

Overwatch and Inside Head Up GDC 2017 Award Nominations

The full list of nominations for the GDC 2017 Choice Awards is announced, with Overwatch and Inside up for Game of the Year, as well as many other categories.

By Rob Gordon 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
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
The Best Multiplayer Video Games of 2016

The Best Multiplayer Video Games of 2016

Multiplayer games continue to be incredibly popular and 2016 has proven to be another incredible year for the genre. Here are Game Rant’s Best Multiplayer Games of 2016.

By Derek Nichols 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
Pokemon GO Still Coming to Apple Watch

Pokemon GO Still Coming to Apple Watch

Amid speculation that Pokemon GO is being dropped from development for the Apple Watch, Apple confirms that the mobile title is still planned for a release on the device. There have been pl...

By Rob Gordon on 17 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
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
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
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
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
Top 10 Surprising Video Game Success Stories

Top 10 Surprising Video Game Success Stories

Sometimes, a successful video game can come completely out of the blue. Here are ten video games that were so successful it surprised even their creators. For many, it’s easy to pick out wh...

By Rob Gordon 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
The Game Awards 2016 Winners List

The Game Awards 2016 Winners List

Host Geoff Keighley presents The Game Awards 2016 live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Find out which games took home the top prizes!

By Dalton Cooper on 22 November 2016
Pokemon GO Boosts Combat Power for Select Pokemon

Pokemon GO Boosts Combat Power for Select Pokemon

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

By Sarah Fields on 21 November 2016
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
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
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
10 Video Game Rivalries Fiercer Than Trump and Clinton

10 Video Game Rivalries Fiercer Than Trump and Clinton

People all over the world are following the fierce political rivalry between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but these 10 video game rivalries are even fiercer. Every four years in the Un...

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
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
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 enter...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 August 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
Top 10 Augmented Reality Games We Want

Top 10 Augmented Reality Games We Want

After the massive success of Pokemon GO, we couldn’t help but brainstorm other properties that would make for fun augmented reality games. Here are our top 10 ideas. Despite losing a signif...

By Boston Blake on 25 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
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
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
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
11 Dumbest Looking Pokemon

11 Dumbest Looking Pokemon

With over 700 Pokemon known to the world, some of them were bound to be poorly designed. These 11 Pokemon in particular are the dumbest looking of the bunch. When the Pokemon franchise debuted, the...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 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 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 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
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
Ubisoft Impressed by Nintendo NX and Pokemon GO

Ubisoft Impressed by Nintendo NX and Pokemon GO

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot shares his thoughts on Nintendo’s recent success with Pokemon GO before looking towards Nintendo’s future in the console market as well. While the video game industry is...

By Cody Gravelle 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
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 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
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
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
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