Tag Archive: Pokémon


Niantic Adventure Sync: Pokemon Go will now track your steps even if the app isn’t running

Incubating your eggs will never be the same again.

Niantic today introduced Adventure Sync, a tool that changes how its games operate.

If there’s one thing that Pokemon Go does well, it’s getting people out in the real world. If there’s a second thing, it’s that it rewards you for being active.

Raid battles, Community Day, and new Pokemon are all compelling reasons to open the game and get to the park. But, what about all of the other times  [Read More…]

Pokemon Go Halloween Event ushers in Giratina, Spiritomb, shiny Drifloom, and more Pokemon

A Halloween Event has started in Pokemon Go, bringing about new Pokemon, research tasks, and more. If you’re on the quest to round out your Pokedex, the next few days will prove to be quite fun. It’s Pokemon Go Halloween Event time!

Starting immediately, and running through November 1, you’ll find more Dark-type and Ghost-type Pokemon spawning in the wild. Chief among them will be those originally found in the Sinnoh region (Gen. 4). This includes Stunky and Drifloom, with  [Read More…]

Gen 4 is live as Pokemon GO adds Sinnoh region

Heads up, trainers. It’s time to get out there and start collecting new Pokemon. Indeed, the Pokemon first discovered in the Sinnoh region have arrived in Pokemon GO. That’s right, the fourth wave of pocket monsters is rolling out as of now.

Open the game up today and you’ll find new shadows of Pokemon that you’ve yet to catch. Among them are Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup, plus a handful of others.

Not all of the Sinnoh guys are here yet  [Read More…]

Pokemon GO for Android gains AR+ mode

Pokemon GO just keeps getting better. With the fourth generation of Pokemon set to arrive any moment, we’re anxiously keeping an eye on the game and readying for our friends from the Sinnoh region.

Things are going to be fresh and fun and new all over again, regardless of which phone you’re using to play. But, before that happens, many gamers can dial things up to another level. That’s right, AR+ mode has finally arrived for Android

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Android apps to make your Pokemon Go experience even better

Pokemon Go is huge. Yes, in fall of 2018. In fact, the game is as popular now as it was upon its launch some two years back. It’s a money-making monster and people can’t get enough.

Why is Pokemon Go so popular now? There are plenty of reasons. For starters, there’s no fewer than 350 Pokemon available to catch. New characters are added all the time and the fourth generation appears to be on the horizon. Then there’s Community Day,  [Read More…]

The Pokémon Go app is reading files on your phone, but there’s a reason

It’s probably not what you think, but it’s not great news for people who prefer to root their phones.

As anyone who roots their Android phone will tell you, it’s not always easy to play the games you love these days. Lots of game developers deploy anti-root detection methods to keep you from playing their game if you root your phone. An all too common explanation for why this anti-root philosophy exists is to combat cheating, and  [Read More…]

Pokémon Go vs. Ghostbusters World: Which should you play this fall?

Pick your favorite franchise and go crazy

With the release of Ghostbuster World just around the corner, you may be wondering what game you should devote your time to Pokémon Go or Ghostbusters World, after all, there is only so much outdoor video gaming you can do in a day isn’t there? Having played an early build of Ghostbusters at Comic-Con this week we thought we would take the time to lay out the similarities and differences  [Read More…]

Pokémon Go developer Niantic is opening up its AR development platform

Niantic’s technology is called the Real World Platform.

Niantic, the development team behind Pokémon Go, announced today that it’ll now allow third-party developers to use its AR technology that powers not only Pokémon Go, but Ingress and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, too.

Niantic’s AR tech is called “Real World Platform”, and it uses a combo of computer vision, object recognition, and depth detection to create for those augmented reality experiences we’ve become so fond of.

If you’re  [Read More…]

What you should know about Pokemon Go friends, gifts, and trading

Pokemon Go Trading. You’ve wait for it and now it’s here.

Nearly two years into its existence, the biggest change to Pokemon Go has happened. That’s right, friends and trading have changed the game, quite literally.

Players who are level 10 and higher can now add other players as “friends” in the game.  Once done, they can send each other gifts and trade Pokemon between them. Now, before you think about sending off one of those Mythical Mews you stockpiled,  [Read More…]

Pokémon Quest for Android: Everything you need to know

A new Pokémon adventure is coming to Android!

Pokémon Quest is a brand new mobile RPG that was first released for Nintendo Switch on May 29 and will be arriving on Android devices this week.

Set in a world where all your favorite Pokémon from Kanto region (think Pokémon Blue and Red) have turned to cubes on Tumblecube Island. You’re tasked with befriending these Pokémon and exploring the island to discover hidden secrets scattered multiple areas.

Preregister  [Read More…]