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  1. Maura

    Friends, Trading and Gifting Coming to Pokémon Go

    Niantic has today announced some big new additions to Pokémon Go that are designed to help you to interact with your friends when playing the game. First up, the new Friends feature, which will start rolling out later this week, will enable you to connect with your friends in the real world...
  2. Maura

    First Alolan Pokémon Arrives in GO to Celebrate Nintendo Switch Game Announcements

    Niantic has announced the arrival of the first Alolan form Pokémon in Pokémon Go, Exeggutor, who is available now for trainers all over the world to catch. The lofty tropical Pokémon will appear more frequently for a limited time in celebration of the announcement that Pokémon: Let’s Go...
  3. Maura

    Niantic Announces Alolan Gen 1 Forms Coming Soon to Pokémon Go

    Niantic took to its blog today to announce that Pokémon from the tropical Alola region will soon be arriving in Pokémon Go. This means that some of the Gen 1 Pokémon from the Kanto region will soon be appearing in their Alolan forms. The unique variants of the familiar Pokémon were first found...
  4. Maura

    Niantic Announces Pokémon Go Monthly Community Day

    Niantic has announced today that it is to hold a monthly Pokémon Go Community Day event that will be dedicated to Pokémon Go Trainers. According to Niantic, this will give Trainers around the world the chance to meet and make friends with other members of the Pokémon Go community at their local...
  5. Maura

    Pokémon Go to Drop Support of Pre-iOS 11 Devices From February

    Pokémon Go creator Niantic announced today that with a forthcoming update to Pokémon Go, it will discontinue support for any Apple devices that can’t be upgraded to iOS 11, which includes the likes of iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, 3rd and 4th generation iPads, 1st generation iPad mini, and iPad 2. The...
  6. Maura

    Pokémon Go to Get Exclusive iPhone AR+ Mode

    9to5 Mac reports today that Niantic has announced that Pokémon Go now has an iPhone-exclusive AR+ mode thanks to Apple’s ARKit. The company originally demoed the new augmented reality Pokémon Go features back in June at Apple’s WWDC, but now it’s finally here and being rolled out to...
  7. Maura

    Massive Pokémon Go Update Arrives With Weather and 50 Pokémon From the Hoenn Region

    Niantic has today released a massive new Pokémon Go update with some very exciting new features as well as 50 new Pokémon from the Hoenn Region from Pokémon Ruby and Pokémon Sapphire. These include the likes of Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, and many more, and Niantic says that more Pokémon will be...
  8. Maura

    Pokémon Go Travel and Global Catch Challenge Announced

    Niantic has today announced two brand new promotions that have been influenced by the way in which Pokémon Go has encouraged its fans all over the world to travel to collect different Pokémon and meet new friends at the same time. “Ever since Pokémon Go launched, we’ve loved hearing stories of...
  9. Maura

    Pokémon Go Halloween Celebrations Revealed

    Niantic has just announced Pokémon Go’s second annual Halloween trick-or-treat extravaganza, which starts today and runs until November 2. During this time there will be many more spooky Pokémon around than usual to catch, including Gastly, Drowzee, Cubone, and more. Even better, Sableye...
  10. Maura

    Trading and PvP Battles Coming Soon to Pokémon Go

    Pokémon chief executive officer Tsunekazu Ishihara has been talking to Bloomberg in Tokyo about Pokémon Go, and judging by his comments, Trainers have a lot to be excited about when it comes to future developments for the game. Ishihara told Bloomberg, “We’ve only accomplished 10 percent of...
  11. Maura

    Legendary Pokémon Raikou, Entei, and Suicune Arrive in Pokémon Go

    The release of Legendary Pokémon in Pokémon Go has been a masterstroke by Niantic, succeeding in getting fans excited about the game all over again as they team up with strangers and friends in order to stand a chance of catching the Legendaries in epic Raid Battles. It’s therefore no surprise...
  12. Maura

    Mewtwo Comes to Pokémon Go Raids

    The Legendary Pokémon Mewtwo has finally arrived in Pokémon Go, with Niantic announcing Mewtwo’s appearance at the Pokémon Go Stadium event in Yokohama, Japan, where thousands of Trainers had the chance to capture it. Following this appearance, Trainers worldwide will also be able to battle and...
  13. Maura

    Shiny Pikachu Discovered at Pokémon Go Event in Japan

    Niantic is currently hosting a Pikachu Outbreak event that runs through until Tuesday, August 15, in Japan. For the duration of the event, Pokémon Go Trainers in Japan will be able to visit Pokémon Go Park events in Minato Mirai, Yokohama, Japan. The special events feature two Kanto- and...
  14. Maura

    Region-Exclusive Rare Pokémon Come to Europe This Weekend in Pokémon Go

    GameSpot reports that Niantic has revealed that some of the rare, region-exclusive Pokémon such as Kangaskhan, and Unown will be available for Trainers to catch in cities across Europe from this weekend until August 21. You can see the full list of cities where the rare Pokémon will be appearing...
  15. Maura

    Niantic Postpones European Pokémon Go Safari Zone Events After Chicago Meltdown

    Niantic has announced that ‚Äúin order to guarantee the best possible gameplay experience for European Trainers, we have decided to postpone the events in Europe scheduled for August 5 (Copenhagen and Prague) and August 12 (Stockholm and Amsterdam) until a date later in the Fall.‚ÄĚ This follows on...
  16. Maura

    Refunds and Legendary Lugia Offered to Pokémon Go Fest Attendees After Technical Issues

    Niantic’s first annual Pokémon GO Fest took place yesterday at Chicago’s Grant Park. It had initially promised so much, including the first appearance of a Legendary Pokémon in the game, but in the end the massive crowd of more than 20,000 attendees (an amazing feat in itself) went home sorely...
  17. Maura

    Legendary Pokémon Are Coming This Weekend to Pokémon Go

    Niantic has today announced that Legendary Pokémon are finally coming to Pokémon Go this weekend as part of Pokémon Go’s first-year anniversary celebrations. The Legendary Pokémon will be available at Gyms, and you can catch one of your own in a couple of different ways. Firstly, you can find...
  18. Maura

    Massive Pokémon Go Gym and Raid Update Out Now

    Niantic is today rolling out possibly the biggest and most significant Pokémon Go update since the game was first launched last summer. Just as announced by the company a couple of days ago, the update ushers in a massive overhaul of the Gym system, as well as paving the way for the new Raid...
  19. Maura

    Niantic Announces Raid Battles and Major New Gym Features for Pokémon Go

    Niantic has today announced some exciting new features for Pok√©mon Go that include revamped Gyms and all-new Raid Battles. Starting with the Gyms, Niantic says that the forthcoming ‚Äúmajor facelift‚ÄĚ will include being able to spin Photo Discs to acquire items at Gyms just as you already do at...
  20. Maura

    Niantic Launches Fire-Type and Ice-Type Pokémon Go Solstice Event

    Niantic has announced a brand new Pokémon Go event that kicks off today to celebrate the winter solstice in the Northern hemisphere and the summer solstice in the Southern hemisphere. The event starts at 1 p.m. PT today and ends at 1 p.m. PDT on June 20, and has a Fire-type and Ice-type Pokémon...
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