News items tagged with pokemon

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
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 Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Exclusive Pokemon

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Exclusive Pokemon

Since the franchise started with Pokemon Red and Blue, Pokemon games have had Pokemon exclusive to each version. The idea behind this is that players have to find others with the opposite version o...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 November 2017
Pikachu Does the Unthinkable in New Pokemon Movie

Pikachu Does the Unthinkable in New Pokemon Movie

Pokemon the Movie: I Choose You!, the latest Pokemon feature length film, has been somewhat of a magnet for controversy. Fans were upset when it was revealed that series regulars Brock and Misty wo...

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 Ultra Sun & Moon Introduces Team Rainbow Rocket

Pokemon Ultra Sun & Moon Introduces Team Rainbow Rocket

It’s been over fifteen years since Team Rocket last showed up and, aside from Jesse, James, and Meowth in the long-running anime series, we’ve not seen anything of the villainous organization in re...

By Maxwell Jeffery 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 Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

Pokemon Ultra Sun, Ultra Moon: 5 Tips From a Champion

With Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon releasing on November 17, countless Pokemon trainers will begin brand new journeys as they seek to become true Pokemon Champions and find out what new...

By John Jacques 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
New Pokemon Games Pay Tribute to Iwata

New Pokemon Games Pay Tribute to Iwata

While Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon is only supposed to be an updated version of the 3DS titles with a few changes and some new Pokemon, players have discovered one touching addition to the game...

By Joshua Duckworth on 27 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
Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Is Nintendo’s improved take on Pokemon Sun and Moon worth playing through once more, or is it too similar to justify another jaunt through the islands of Alola?

By Cody Gravelle on 20 November 2017
10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

10 Best Ghost-Type Pokemon

In the first generation of Pokemon games, Game Freak introduced three ghost-type Pokemon, all part of the same evolutionary line. Since the days of Gastly, Haunter, and Gengar, the number of ghost-...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 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
6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

6 Things Pokemon on Nintendo Switch Needs to Have

When Nintendo officially confirmed that a Pokemon RPG for the Switch was in development, fans of the series were delighted. But sadly, neither Nintendo nor developer Game Freak have revealed many o...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 November 2017
5 Reasons Team Rocket’s Return to Pokemon is a Big Deal

5 Reasons Team Rocket’s Return to Pokemon is a Big Deal

Every hero has “their” villain. While a protagonist might face off against a myriad number of foes before their journey is done, there is always one that stands out among the rest as the perfect fo...

By Cody Gravelle 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
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Make Mimikyu Creepier

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Make Mimikyu Creepier

One of the creepiest new Pokemon introduced in Pokemon Sun and Moon was Mimikyu. A ghost/fairy-type Pokemon, Mimikyu’s appearance is said to cause illness, and so it dresses itself up as Pikachu to...

By Dalton Cooper 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
Destiny 2 Crucible Map Hides Pokemon Easter Egg?

Destiny 2 Crucible Map Hides Pokemon Easter Egg?

Destiny 2 players have already uncovered many of the Easter eggs and secret references that developer Bungie has managed to hide in the game. The Randal the Vandal Easter egg has been a highlight,...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 October 2017
5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

5 Superstitious Things Pokemon Players Do

The Pokemon series has been around since 1996, but while the style of the series and the platforms it can be played upon has changed, a lot of fans’ mindsets have stayed the same. Pokemon players w...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 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
Shape-Shifting Pokemon Ditto Gets Official Song

Shape-Shifting Pokemon Ditto Gets Official Song

Ditto is one of the most beloved Pokemon in the franchise’s entire roster of creatures. Famed for taking on the appearance of other Pokemon, the pink blob is one of the most sought-after characters...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 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
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 Ultra Sun and Moon Has Trainers Leaving Alola

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Has Trainers Leaving Alola

A new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon has arrived, bringing with it new information about trainers’ new quests in and around the Alola region. It seems that in this new take o...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 09 October 2017
9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

9 of the Weirdest Pokemon Fan Theories

The Pokemon series of games that has been running since 1996 has spawned many bizarre spin-offs and has sold millions of copies across the globe. Fortunately, the popularity of the franchise (and a...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 October 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: How To Claim Free Celebi

Pokemon Sun and Moon: How To Claim Free Celebi

Pokemon GO players are out hatching eggs during the equinox event, but 3DS gamers are still trying to catch ’em all too. With the new release of Pokemon Gold and Silver on the 3DS eShop, consumers...

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
Top 5 Video Game Clowns

Top 5 Video Game Clowns

In recent years, clowns seem to have enjoyed a resurgence in popularity, at least when it comes to them being used to scare people, anyway. Whether it’s a strange clown scaring Pokemon GO players i...

By Dalton Cooper on 09 October 2017
Pokken Tournament DX Review

Pokken Tournament DX Review

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 07 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
Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

Pokken Tournament DX Review in Progress

As one of the more divisive fighting games, Pokken Tournament struggled to find a dedicated user base following its release. Some believed it to lack competitive depth, while more casual users grew...

By Riley Little on 29 September 2017
10 Scariest Moments in Non-Horror Games

10 Scariest Moments in Non-Horror Games

While gaming’s biggest scares can be found in established horror franchises like Resident Evil and Silent Hill, there are plenty of non-horror games with moments that will send chills down players’...

By Dalton Cooper on 29 September 2017
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Trailer Shows Off Photo Club

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Trailer Shows Off Photo Club

The Pokemon Company has released a new trailer for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon, offering one of the first looks into the upcoming RPGs’ gameplay. That includes new features, like the P...

By Rory Young on 27 September 2017
Pokemon Generations Episode Features N Vs Ghetsis

Pokemon Generations Episode Features N Vs Ghetsis

Pokemon Generations continues with one final look at the Unova region, showing off the fierce battle between fan-favorite trainer N and the villainous Ghetsis. In what is most likely the last epis...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 25 September 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
Evidence Found for Pokemon Crystal on Nintendo 3DS

Evidence Found for Pokemon Crystal on Nintendo 3DS

Upon confirming that Pokemon Gold and Silver would be arriving on the Nintendo 3DS’s Virtual Console, many fans immediately began to wonder why Pokemon Crystal was left without a release as well....

By Riley Little on 23 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 Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

The Pokemon Company unveils more new Pokemon for upcoming titles Pokemon Sun and Moon, but also announces that the Pokemon Bank feature will not be available at launch. With the release of Pokemon...

By Rob Gordon 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
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
Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

North American audiences currently have the chance to capitalize on the official release of Pokemon Sun and Moon‘s first mythical creature from the games. It’s no secret that Nintendo’s Pokemon Sun...

By Kyle Sledge on 19 September 2017
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Players are able to choose either Rowlet, Litten, or Popplio when they start their adventure in Sun and Moon, but which Pokemon makes the most sense for their team? It’s one of the toughest decisio...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
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 entertainment...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 September 2017
Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Hoping to change things up, Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon offer one of the most radical departures from the series’ longstanding formula. Fortunately, the gamble has paid off. If every facet of The...

By Riley Little on 19 September 2017
10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

Game Rant takes a look back at the biggest hoaxes in video game history, from mysterious characters and hidden game modes through to fabricated new consoles and devices. With all of the complexitie...

By Rob Gordon 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
Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Reveals New Ultra Beasts

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Reveals New Ultra Beasts

It’s an exciting time to be a Pokemon fan, as the latest Nintendo Direct reveals more exciting details about the upcoming Pokemon Ultra Sun and Pokemon Ultra Moon. The new trailer for the game cove...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 September 2017
This New Nintendo 2DS XL is Every Pokemon Fan's Dream

This New Nintendo 2DS XL is Every Pokemon Fan's Dream

It was a busy day for Nintendo, as the company held a brand new Direct event, giving fans a glimpse into its plans for the rest of 2017. While many fans were hoping for news on rumored Switch games...

By Derek Nichols on 17 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