Tag Archive: Pokémon


PSA: Pokémon Go and Ingress dropping support for Android KitKat on July 1

Lollipop or newer will be required to play the two games from July 1.

What you need to know Niantic’s Ingress and Pokémon Go games will stop supporting devices running KitKat after July 1. You will need to update your operating system to Android 5 or above in order to continue playing the two games. According to the latest Android distribution numbers, only 6.9% of all Android devices run on Android 4.4 KitKat.

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Pokémon GO Plus+ is a new device that will track your sleep

Just when you think you can’t get more Pokémon in your life, Pokémon GO Plus+ comes along in your sleep.

What you need to know Nintendo held a Pokémon press conference in Japan. The Pokémon GO Plus+ can be used to track sleep for the Pokémon Sleep app. Development began after the company created the Pokéball Plus.

During a Pokémon press conference held in Japan, the company announced a new device that is the next iteration of  [Read More…]

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is more complex than Pokémon Go, and we love it

Though the game is only in beta, Wizards Unite is already far more complex than Pokémon Go.

The more we see of the Harry Potter: Wizards Unite beta, the more excited we become. The posts that we see coming out of the Reddit threads show a game with a huge amount of content, from new types of Points of Interests (POI) to multi-layered raids called Fortresses that allow you to fight more than one boss. The beta  [Read More…]

Pokemon Go adds Go Snapshot mode with new ways to show off your pokedex

The folks at Niantic don’t appear to get much sleep. Pokemon Go is set to add yet another feature in the coming weeks. Today finds the game maker announcing “Go snapshot” which will let players share photos of their favorite pokemon in the real world.

Building off of the AR+ feature that was first introduced more than a year back, Go snapshot gives players the ability to hand pick which pokemon they’d like to show off and where.

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Pokemon Go gets Lunar New Year update with shiny Spoink

It’s the year of the pig. Niantic today announced a new limited-time Lunar New Year event for Pokemon Go, bringing with it the chance to catch a new shiny Spoink. Why? Because it’s a pig-type, of course.

Starting immediately, and running through February 13, Pokemon Go players should be on the look for increased spawns for the following Pokemon:

Rattata Ekans Mankey Ponyta Electabuzz Dratini Mareep Miltank Torchic Poochyena Spoink Buneary

As you can tell, each of those listed here  [Read More…]

Pokemon Go adds Trainer Battles for head-to-head fights

Niantic on Tuesday announced it will bring one of its biggest, and most anticipated features to it popular Pokemon Go. Slated to arrive in December, Trainer Battles lets players take one another on in head-to-head fights.

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Pokemon Go adds friends, trading, and gifts AR+ comes to Pokemon Go for Android Pokemon Go can track your activity even when the game is closed

Although it has been more than two years since the game first launched, the concept of fighting  [Read More…]

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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