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Here are some things Pokemon Go could stand to do better

Pokemon Go has become a phenomenon in some regions, and we can chalk up a lot of that success to the series' 20-year history. I mean at some point, ignorant or not, odds are an individual who doesn't play games has heard of it, has a r...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

(Update) Pokemon Go finally hits the UK

[Update: Now it's available in Italy, Spain, and Portugal.] The official Pokémon Go Twitter account has announced that after a rollout in four other countries (including Germany yesterday), that the game is now available in the UK on...   read

 
 
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Another Pokemon Go player found a dead body in a river

Last week a Wyoming teen found a body floating in the river near her house while she was on the lookout for pocket monsters in Pokemon Go. This afternoon in Nashua, New Hampshire, a Pokemon Go player stumbled on a dead body in Rotary Park. ...   read

 
 
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Hillary Clinton wants you to 'Pokemon Go to the polls'

Nearly-69-year-old grandmother and possible future president Hillary Clinton wants you to know she has a finger on the pulse of what's hip with the youths these days. "I don't know who created Pokemon Go," she said at a recent appearance, h...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

You can request new PokeStops and Gyms for Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go has gotten me to explore just-around-the-corner places I'd never otherwise think to check out, and for that, I am thankful. But depending on where you live, you might not be so fortunate with Niantic's predetermined real-w...   read

 
 
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Darkrai is coming to Pokken Tournament

Bandai Namco has just announced that the new mystery Pokémon that will be joining the cast of Pokkén Tournament is none other than Darkrai (one of my favorites!). Right now he's only coming to Japanese arcades on July 20, and ...   read

 
 
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This Japanese Pokemon trailer is almost like found footage horror

Nintendo just put out a new clip on their Japan-side for Pokemon Sun & Moon, and I have expected it to take a horror-like turn at some point (especially with the spooky new creature). Unsettling presentation aside it's actually a sweet ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go just launched in Europe, starting with Germany

As popular as Pokemon Go is, it's only officially out in three countries (US, AU, and New Zealand). Well, four as of this morning. Niantic has announced that Go is now available on iOS and Android in Germany, which makes it t...   read

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go vexes me. It's not a bite-sized version of the iconic handheld games, as it lacks many of the systems you would expect from a Pokémon release. Most of the systems that are present lack any proper tutorial. The game ...   read

 
 
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Twitch plays Pokemon Go

Time's a flat circle. The meme-spawning shared experience that was Twitch Plays Pokemon has been reborn two and a half years later as Twitch Plays Pokemon Go. Following the success of the original stream, which had viewers in a chat room co...   read

 
 
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Pokemon porn searches rocket up as much as 336%

Pokemon Go, absent other big releases and cashing in on the ennui-staving nostalgia of the 25-to-35-year-old demographic, has blown up to be this month's Overwatch, albeit with 20 years of brand recognition behind it. Naturally more people ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun and Moon

Oh my GOD, these two new Pokemon

A couple of pocket monsters from Pokémon Sun and Moon have slipped out of CoroCoro magazine, and if there was ever a time to use those beautiful eyes of yours before they give out, this would be it. According to Serebii, the hug-lov...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go fastest app to reach top revenue on Android, battling Twitter with active users

So, Pokemon Go is pretty popular. As in, millions of daily active users popular. So big in fact, that it has already surpassed Tinder in just one week without a global rollout, and is now taking on Twitter (a service that launched in 2...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go robbery

Armed teens used Pokemon Go to rob nine people

Pokemon Go is a security risk in more ways than one. In O’Fallon, Missouri, some enterprising stick up men have used the game's real world location-based hook to lie in wait and commit a series of armed robberies. "About eight or nine...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

If you're on iOS, Pokemon Go may have full access to your Google account

[Update: In our comment section below, Molamolacolacake linked a Gizmodo article that contained the following correspondence with Niantic: We recently discovered that the Pokémon GO account creation process on iOS erroneously r...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

I love what Pokemon Go is doing to the community

Pokemon came out when I was in elementary school, and man did it take off. The first pair of games were released in the US in 1998, and the card game was introduced in 1999. Somewhere in-between that, a social phenomenon started. ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

Where is our Pokemon Go review? It's still busted

Hey gang! I've been working on a review of Pokémon Go for this here website, and wanted to give you all an update. The plan was to play as much as I could over the weekend, but -- and this is both the reason for my lateness and likel...   read

 
 
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Have you seen anyone play Pokemon Go?

[Update: I found a ton of people today. From what I can gather talking to fellow trainers, a lot of the initial lull was because of server issues and the fact that they didn't know it was out yet. But this Sunday was the perfect storm -- pe...   read

 
 
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Pokemon GOtoid

Teen finds corpse instead of cute monsters while playing Pokemon GO

[Header image by Martin Wong] Shayla Wiggins, a 19-year-old from Riverton, Wyoming, was out for a stroll trying to catch 'em all in Pokémon GO when she found something quite different than what she was looking for.  "I was tryin...   read

 
 
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Pokemon DON'T GO THERE

Children's hospital warns staff about Pokemon GO players entering restricted areas

Destructoid has received an email sent out to Nationwide Children's Hospital staff in Columbus, Ohio warning them to keep an eye out for Pokémon GO players trying to enter restricted areas of the hospital in an attempt to captur...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go: Beginner's Guide

Oh, hello there. I understand you're one of the new trainers who's going to be assisting Professor Willow with his research. I've been working with him since May, and I thought I could pass along some of the things I've learned to help...   read

 
 
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Salandit, debuting in Pokemon Sun and Moon, is pretty creepy

I generally dislike drip-fed information, but I make two notable exceptions -- Pokemon and Smash Bros. You know that feeling when a new fighter or creature can be revealed at any moment? It brings me back to the olden days of exciting ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go

(Update) Pokemon Go out now in certain countries

[Update: Pokémon Go is now available for download on the USA iTunes and Google Play stores -- although if you want to sign up for a Pokémon Trainer Club account, you may be out of luck while the servers adjust to the load. If ...   read

 
 
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Professor Kukui proves he is the best Pokemon professor

Professor Kukui might already be the most popular professor, as his rock-hard abs have been the focus of many fan art compositions before Pokemon Sun & Moon is even out. This short clip from Japanese variety show Pok...   read

 
 
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