News items tagged with mobile

PUBG Is Getting a Mobile Release

PUBG Is Getting a Mobile Release

A few days ago, it was announced that large Chinese video game publisher Tencent would be bringing the wildly popular PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to China in an official capacity. Today the compa...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
New Pokemon GO Feature Complicates the Game

New Pokemon GO Feature Complicates the Game

It appears that, with the latest Pokémon Go update, a new bug has appeared on iOS. iPhone users have revealed that the game is automatically locking after a few seconds up to a minute, making it ve...

By Joshua Duckworth on 03 December 2017
Pokemon GO: Why Alolan Pokemon Might Come Soon

Pokemon GO: Why Alolan Pokemon Might Come Soon

We’re nearly a year and six months removed from the game’s launch in June of 2016 and Pokemon GO is still missing hundreds of Pokemon. Developer Niantic has announced plans to slowly introduce gen...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November 2017
Pocket Camp: Materials Offered By Every Villager

Pocket Camp: Materials Offered By Every Villager

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is out and social media feeds are already filled with players eagerly sharing their friend codes. To make sure your camp is cool, cute, or sporty enough to show off to...

By Denny Connolly on 30 November 2017
Chrissy Teigen Criticizes Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Chrissy Teigen Criticizes Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is available now, allowing players to design their own campsites on a smartphone. Fans have been anticipating the release of the mobile game, eager for a chance to make...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 November 2017
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Adding New Villagers Soon

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Adding New Villagers Soon

Nintendo’s mobile Animal Crossing game, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, has now arrived, letting players design and manage their own campsites. Players are already enjoying what the new game has to o...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Beat Ho-Oh Easily

Pokemon GO: How to Beat Ho-Oh Easily

Now that the Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge has come to a conclusion, trainers everywhere have access to double stardust and XP until December 1st. In addition, the legendary Pokemon Ho-Oh has f...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 29 November 2017
Pokemon GO: New Legendary Appearing in Raids Worldwide

Pokemon GO: New Legendary Appearing in Raids Worldwide

Pokemon GO players managed to complete Niantic’s Global Catch Challenge, catching over 3 billion Pokemon in a week’s time. As a result, various rewards were unlocked for all Pokemon GO players, but...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 November 2017
Pokemon GO Will Keep Double XP, Stardust Until December

Pokemon GO Will Keep Double XP, Stardust Until December

As a reward for completing the Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge and obtaining 3 billion Pokemon collectively over the last couple of weeks, developer Niantic is granting players double XP and Star...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 29 November 2017
Pokemon GO Halloween Event Increases Corsola Spawn Rate

Pokemon GO Halloween Event Increases Corsola Spawn Rate

Pokemon GO fans the world over are currently participating in the game’s Halloween 2017 event, which includes double candy and a huge increase in ghost-type Pokemon. However, the Pokemon GO Hallowe...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO Fixing Raid Battle Tracking

Pokemon GO raids continue to be a source of controversy for the popular mobile game. Many fans have criticized the way raids are implemented in the game, particularly EX Raids, which currently seem...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raids Get Major Improvements

Pokemon GO EX Raids Get Major Improvements

Since the feature was launched, EX Raid Battles in Pokemon GO have been the cause of a lot of complaints. The only way to get hold of the legendary Pokemon Mewtwo, EX Raiding is a process that has...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Capture These Pokemon to Prepare for Gen 4

Pokemon GO: Capture These Pokemon to Prepare for Gen 4

With Pokemon GO‘s Halloween event promising improved spawn rates for a range of spooky Pokemon, trainers everywhere now have the perfect opportunity to stock up on candies for those creatures that...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO: These Gen 3 Ghost Types Only Spawn at Night

Pokemon GO: These Gen 3 Ghost Types Only Spawn at Night

Pokemon GO fans dove head-long into the mobile title’s Halloween event earlier this week, eager to capture new-to-the-game creatures from Generation 3. Three of the five newly added third-generatio...

By AJ Caulfield on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO Dev Allegedly Files Complaint Against Rival

Pokemon GO Dev Allegedly Files Complaint Against Rival

Pokemon GO has made over a billion dollars, giving players a new way to use the augmented reality (AR) technology in their smartphones. The game’s success means that many similar AR games have been...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO Update Could Intrude on Players' Privacy

Pokemon GO Update Could Intrude on Players' Privacy

Pokemon GO has had its fair share of controversies since its initial release, and another one has just emerged. Players have discovered that the game’s privacy policy has been updated in order to a...

By Sarah Fields on 27 November 2017
New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

New Pokemon GO Safari Event Coming This Month

Over the past several month, Pokemon GO has hosted seven different Safari Zone events in shopping centres all around Europe. In total, over 20,000 trainers have made an appearance at these small-sc...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Conserve Potions During Gym Battles

Pokemon GO: How to Conserve Potions During Gym Battles

Now that raiding is a definitive part of the Pokemon GO experience, dedicated fans who participate daily may struggle from time to time with keeping their potion levels high. Thankfully, players on...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Pokemon GO: 5 Things Draconius GO Does Better

Considering the massive success that is Pokemon GO, it’s not surprising that other developers have attempted to emulate it. While there are numerous Pokemon GO clones out in the wild, the most prom...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO Ending Support for Millions on iOS

Pokemon GO Ending Support for Millions on iOS

Pokemon GO has over 500 million players, with many of them playing the game every single day. But those numbers may soon drop as the game will no longer be playable for millions of users running an...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO Releases New Update for Android and iOS

Pokemon GO Releases New Update for Android and iOS

Developer Niantic today announced that a new update is heading to Pokemon GO. The update consists of a handful of bug squashes, as well as support for the iPhone X. The update was revealed through th...

By Curt Hutson on 27 November 2017
Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO Datamine Reveals New Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO received a performance-enhancing update earlier today, and like most updates for Niantic’s popular mobile game, it has since been analyzed by dataminers. Besides some evidence that Niant...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 November 2017
Cuphead Clones Have Already Arrived on Mobile

Cuphead Clones Have Already Arrived on Mobile

Cuphead has sold over 300,000 copies on PC and is likely just as big a success on Xbox One. The difficult retro run and gun is a bona fide hit, so it comes as very little surprise that other develo...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 November 2017
Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO: 3 Ways to Improve Combat

Pokemon GO’s combat continues to be a mindless screen mashing fest. We list three possible ways Niantic could improve the game’s combat experience for everyone.

By Dalton Cooper on 22 November 2017
New Pokemon GO Improvements Will Be Announced Next Week

New Pokemon GO Improvements Will Be Announced Next Week

Earlier this week, Niantic announced a new venture with Warner Bros. Interactive and Portkey Games called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Recognizing that some fans may be worried that the new Harry P...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 November 2017
Harry Potter Mobile Game Won't Impact Pokemon GO

Harry Potter Mobile Game Won't Impact Pokemon GO

This week, the gaming world was shocked by the announcement of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, a forthcoming title for mobile devices. Under normal circumstances a mobile game based in the Harry Potte...

By Anthony Taormina on 13 November 2017
Pokemon GO Community Not Happy With This Month's Events

Pokemon GO Community Not Happy With This Month's Events

This week, Pokemon GO developer Niantic announced events for Korea and Japan that are sure to boost player count and activity in the region. However, the rest of the Pokemon GO community is not ple...

By Anthony Taormina on 13 November 2017
Minecraft Adds Stranger Things Skin Pack

Minecraft Adds Stranger Things Skin Pack

Minecraft has always been a property with plenty of tie-ins, but Mojang has now quite literally dialed things up to eleven. The company has just announced that an official Stranger Things skin pack...

By John Jacques on 13 November 2017
Pokemon GO Dev Buys Evertoon Team for Social Features

Pokemon GO Dev Buys Evertoon Team for Social Features

Since Pokemon GO launched, developer Niantic has already teased some social features for the game in order to increase interactivity. While Hanke and Niantic have yet to fully outline these Pokemon...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 November 2017
Pokemon GO: Fan with MD Reaches Level 32

Pokemon GO: Fan with MD Reaches Level 32

Sarah Ehrenfried wasn’t supposed to live past the age of two. Now at the age of 12, Sarah is a straight-A student who loves reading, going to school, and playing video games. One of Sarah’s favorit...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 November 2017
Pokemon GO is Still Removing Pokestops from Rural Areas

Pokemon GO is Still Removing Pokestops from Rural Areas

Every so often, Pokemon GO introduces new Pokestops for players to visit. However, it seems that Pokemon GO developer Niantic may have recently removed several PokeStop in rural areas, leading to a...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 October 2017
Pokemon GO: How Easy is it to Catch Gen 3 Ghost Types?

Pokemon GO: How Easy is it to Catch Gen 3 Ghost Types?

As soon as Niantic kicked off the Pokemon GO Halloween event earlier this week, players quickly hit the streets to capture the five new Generation 3 Pokemon, clearly excited about the opportunity t...

By AJ Caulfield on 28 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Did PokeStops Get Stealth Nerfed?

Pokemon GO: Did PokeStops Get Stealth Nerfed?

While many people stopped playing Pokemon GO last year, there are millions of fans that have remained dedicated to the innovative augmented reality game. These dedicated players spend their days ha...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 October 2017
Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Gen 3 Release

Pokemon GO Update Prepares for Gen 3 Release

A new update for Pokemon GO is now live for the iOS version of the game, and dataminers have discovered that it is setting the stage for the addition of third generation Pokemon. The game’s GAME_MA...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 October 2017
Pokemon GO Equinox Event Stardust Problem Fixed

Pokemon GO Equinox Event Stardust Problem Fixed

Niantic has announced the issue surrounding double Stardust rewards during the Pokemon GO Equinox Event has been resolved. The company took to Twitter to ease the woes of Pokemon GO players experienc...

By Curt Hutson on 10 October 2017
Super Mario Run Adding Princess Daisy, New World

Super Mario Run Adding Princess Daisy, New World

Nintendo has never made it secret that it planned on adding new playable characters to Super Mario Run, and on September 29th, a new character will finally join the game. In the next update, Prince...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Entei Now Available In America

Pokemon GO: Entei Now Available In America

After a month of hunting down Raikou, Pokemon GO players in the Americas are more than ready for the legendary rotation. It’s been a mystery which of the hounds would arrive next, but the secret is...

By Denny Connolly on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO Green Screen Bug Found During Raids

Pokemon GO Green Screen Bug Found During Raids

Another day, another Pokemon GO bug discovered. The popular mobile AR game may not actually have a new bug everyday, but for the hardcore players who are heavily impacted by bugs, it sometimes feel...

By Denny Connolly on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Conquer Gyms in 12 Minutes

Pokemon GO: How to Conquer Gyms in 12 Minutes

It’s been four months since Niantic rolled out the Pokemon GO Gym update and yet fans are still coming up with new strategies to make the most of the gameplay feature. The latest strategy that play...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 October 2017
Pokemon GO: Everything That Hatches From Special Eggs

Pokemon GO: Everything That Hatches From Special Eggs

The equinox event is up and running in the world of Pokemon GO and players are currently busy racking up double stardust and trying to hatch as many 2km eggs as possible. Now that the event bug inv...

By Denny Connolly on 03 October 2017
Pokemon GO Equinox Event Boxes Detailed

Pokemon GO Equinox Event Boxes Detailed

The popular mobile game Pokemon GO is currently holding an Equinox Event that affords trainers unique opportunities, such as the chance to purchase special boxes from the in-game shop. For the Poke...

By Curt Hutson on 02 October 2017
Pokemon GO: How to Catch Mewtwo

Pokemon GO: How to Catch Mewtwo

Catching any legendary Pokemon in Pokemon GO is no easy task, but Mewtwo puts up an even greater challenge than his counterparts. This isn’t because of his catch rate, which is actually higher than...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 September 2017
Pokemon GO Plus iOS 11 Bug Still Not Fixed

Pokemon GO Plus iOS 11 Bug Still Not Fixed

Pokemon GO players who use an iPhone and the GO Plus device have been struggling with a very annoying problem recently. Hopes were high that Niantic would work out the bug, but the final release of...

By Denny Connolly on 21 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare Pokemon spawn more frequently. As expected, it’s been a tough slo...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare Pokemon spawn more frequently. As expected, it’s been a tough slo...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
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 announces...

By Sarah Fields on 19 September 2017
Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing Mobile Games Delayed

Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing Mobile Games Delayed

Nintendo confirms that planned mobile games for both Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing have been delayed, due to the upcoming release of the recently announced Super Mario Run. It may have taken a wh...

By Rob Gordon on 19 September 2017
Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No  Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO fans dig deep into the game’s latest update, hunting for data indicating that the rare Pokemon Ditto can be unlocked, but find no evidence that’s the case. Pokemon GO re-imagines one of...

By Sarah Fields on 19 September 2017
Pokemon GO Player Versus Player Possibly On the Way

Pokemon GO Player Versus Player Possibly On the Way

The Pokemon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara offers an update for fans waiting on the anticipated player-versus-player battling feature in the popular Pokemon GO. It’s safe to say that when people sa...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 September 2017
Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine reveals shocking statistics about how many drivers are distracted because they’re playing Pokemon GO in the car. Unfortunately, there are many people...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 September 2017
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 to expand...

By Boston Blake on 19 September 2017
Super Mario Run Not Coming to Android This Year

Super Mario Run Not Coming to Android This Year

Super Mario Run has released on Android ahead of schedule. Nintendo’s popular mobile platformer was initially confirmed for a March 23 Android release date earlier this month, but the company has j...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 September 2017
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’s plans...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 September 2017
Candy Crush TV Show in the Works

Candy Crush TV Show in the Works

A Candy Crush television show is in the works at Lionsgate, with the TV adaptation being a game show that sees players go through obstacle courses in order to collect pieces of candy. Once boasting...

By Jasmine Henry on 19 September 2017
Pokemon GO EX Raid Battle Test Locations Revealed

Pokemon GO EX Raid Battle Test Locations Revealed

Pokemon GO EX Raid Battle testing would begin in September, was the latest word from Niantic on the new Raid Battle feature. The new system, which was first unveiled as Exclusive Raids, offers invi...

By Jasmine Henry on 17 September 2017
The Walking Dead Season 3 Will Begin in 2016

The Walking Dead Season 3 Will Begin in 2016

After confirming The Walking Dead: Season 3 last year, Telltale Games reveals that the latest season in the popular point-and-click zombie series is coming in 2016. After Telltale Games announced T...

By Alexander Pan on 16 September 2017
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 release...

By Rob Gordon on 16 September 2017
Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

An unidentified assailant attacks Pokemon GO player and Twitch streamer Rickey Yaneza while the latter was livestreaming Pokemon GO gameplay in Central Park. Since Pokemon GO launched last July, th...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 September 2017