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Nintendo at gamescom: Yo-kai Watch 2 Europe release, 2DS bundles, and more

Pokémon Sun and Moon will be demoed and Yo-kai Watch 2 is coming to Europe -- that's just two of many announced plans that Nintendo has detailed for its gamescom brief. Here's a summary of what it has in store (note: most o...   read

 
 
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Chinese Pokemon Go is just...

Pokémon Go may never officially be launching in China, but that hasn't stopped some clever plagiarizing developer from cashing in on the craze. Enter Rejected Games: FPS Adventure & Sport Simulation Adventure with ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo drops the hammer on Pokemon Uranium

Just days after Nintendo took down a fan remake of Metroid II and an archive of Nintendo Power, the developers behind the fan-made Pokémon Uranium announced that Nintendo lawyers have requested that it be taken down. The not-for-prof...   read

 
 
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Fan-made Pokemon: Uranium finally releases after nine years

While the world waits for Sun and Moon, there's some new Pokémon content to sate your appetite. Note that it's not for your 3DS, and it's not even sanctioned by Nintendo. But, it's new Pokémon, damnit! After ni...   read

 
 
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Rumor: New Pokemon leaked ahead of upcoming trailer

[Update: Confirmed! You can find the official video here.] Take this all with a grain of salt, but it looks like new Pokémon have leaked via 4chan and other imageboards around the internet. If you don't want spoilers for the upcomin...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go will get you booted from the Cambodian genocide museum

While a handful of dictators have killed or been otherwise responsible for the deaths of many more millions of people, the estimated two million deaths under Pol Pot's reign in Cambodia is extreme in context, given that that number represen...   read

 
 
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Occamsdex: Monster Hunter edition

For the last few weeks, at least half of the community team has been happily grinding away in the various locales of Monster Hunter Generations. In our travels, Strider and I have seen a great many things. We have gathered resources, befrie...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun & Moon's Alola Meowth looks like he doesn't mess around

Tons of new Pokemon have been revealed by way of CoroCoro Magazine, and like the last batch, it's looking good! The ever growing list now includes a pre-evolved Bewear, a fish that can evolve into a giant shark-like thing by way of combinin...   read

 
 
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(Update) Pokemon Go update adds tracking for some players

[Update: Turns out Niantic wasn't joking about the tracking test being for a subset of users as the below video demonstrates a new system that many players in San Fransico and some other major cities are seeing. On top of the new sightings ...   read

 
 
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Iran is the first country to ban Pokemon Go

Iran has become the first country to ban the hugely popular Pokemon Go. The decision was made by The High Council of Virtual Spaces, the wonderfully-named authority on such things.. According to the BBC, the ban is related to "unspecified s...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go had a record $200 million first month

While Activision would come to purchase Candy Crush Developer King for about six billion dollars, King's crown jewel "only" made $25 million in its first month of release back in 2014. Usurping Candy Crush was this year's Clash Royale (~$12...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun & Moon is getting a manga series, fellas

The Pokemon Company and Nintendo are going full bore with Pokemon Sun & Moon -- and they may as well, with Go sweeping the globe. The former has just announced a new manga series, which will debut by way of the CoroCoro Comics...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go outrage continues as Niantic blocks another tracking site and Twitch 'bans cheating'

Niantic has blocked another site allowing players to track info for Pokémon Go. The owner of PokeAdvisor, a site that lets you view the IV (hidden stats that can't be seen in-game) of your critters, has been block...   read

 
 
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I bought one of those Z-Ring hunks of plastic for Pokemon Sun & Moon, help

Did anyone else mainly use wall calendars for checking off video game release dates growing up?I remember the anticipation, waiting for a big Square RPG, a Capcom action game, or a Nintendo release, whiling away the days until it came out. ...   read

 
 
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Pikachu still loves ketchup after all these years

For my money, there's no beating the Slowpoke song (I actually bought that corresponding 3DS theme), but this little ditty from the animated series Pokémon XYZ gets points for acknowledging Pikachu's undying love of ketchup. Now the...   read

 
 
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Niantic issues another statement on tracking and closure of cheating sites

Niantic, the Pokemon Go developer, has already issued one statement about the tracking changes and why it  shut down third-party sites and apps that allowed players to cheat, but apparently one wasn't enough.  To summarise it...   read

 
 
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Struggling to catch Pokemon in Go? There's a 'bug'

If you've had a hard time actually catching anything in Pokémon Go as of late, it might not just be your imagination acting up or a super-unlucky streak. According to Niantic, "a new bug affecting throw accuracy increases the odds of...   read

 
 
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The Volcanion Pokemon distribution event arrives in October

The wait is over! No longer will players look longingly at their Pokedexes and think "when the hell is #721 going to get here, when he was found years ago due to a leak?"Nintendo has officially confirmed that Volcanion will arrive in N...   read

 
 
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Report: Nintendo will have a new NX Mario and Pokemon within 'six months' of launch

According to MCV, Nintendo isn't going to let the NX slog out of the gate like the Wii U and 3DS did -- at least when it comes to heavy-hitters. The site reports that Nintendo has not only secured strong third-party support from WB, Activis...   read

 
 
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Pokevision creator's open letter to Niantic about Pokemon Go tracking

A tracking bug that upset one of Pokemon Go's prized features -- knowing how close nearby monsters were, so you could go get them -- led to the rise of Pokevision, a service that displayed Pokemon location in real-time in lieu of the game b...   read

 
 
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Japanese Olympian got a $5,000 bill playing Pokemon Go in Brazil

There are two reasons I don't play Pokemon Go: 1) I can't afford a phone with more storage space and 2) I can't afford to keep my data turned on all the time. It ain't easy being broke as fuck. The latter came up and bit Japanese gymnast Ko...   read

 
 
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Niantic denies reports of a wild Pokemon Go Articuno

[Update: Niantic has noted that they have pulled the legendary Pokemon from the appropriate accounts.] Recently we had a quick chat about legendaries in Pokemon Go -- namely, the fact that they don't exist in the game at the moment, along w...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go developer responds to outrage over tracking changes

Pokemon Go developer Niantic released an update for the game this week that rustled the Jimmies of many players, as it removed the footprint tracking feature. At the same time it had multiple sites shut down that allowed players to see wher...   read

 
 
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Sex offenders in New York are now forbidden from playing Pokemon Go

If you're a sex offender in New York state, then you're no longer allowed to enjoy Pokémon Go -- not only because the step counter has been removed and you can no longer cheat, but because your governor says you can't. Governor Andre...   read

 
 
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What old-school Pokemon do you want to see get Alola forms in Pokemon Sun & Moon?

The new looks announced today for classic Pokémon are objectively the best thing we've found out about Pokémon Sun and Moon to date. In case you missed it, certain first-generation Pokémon are returning to the upcoming ...   read

 
 
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