Yesterday's update description for Pokemon Go was light, but most of us veteran Pokemon players kind of scratched our heads and said...did Niantic just add an IV mechanic to Go? Well, no.
Initially excited to try out the new "appraisal" function, I was sorely disappointed from the get-go. Now by clicking in the lower right hand corner of the menu after tapping a Pokemon, you can select a new option aside from favoriting or transferring, which brings up a short four-line dialogue from your gym leader.
My boss, Candela, is "blown away" by nearly everything I have, and the lack of tough love is making it harder to actually identify which of my creatures have the highest potential, rendering this concept useless. I thought maybe I'd finally get to pare down my Eevee evolution collection, but that isn't happening today.... read more