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Pokemon Go pays homage to recent Pokemon generations

While Pokemon Go's connections have been tenuous at best to the main IP outside of the obvious Pokemon Let's Go promotions, they've always kept up on the chance to let people buy up nostalgic cosmetics. In addition to outfits that are ...

 
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Pokemon Go teases 'Legendary' New Year opportunities

As I've said many times recently, Pokemon Go is still making money around the world and people are still playing it. So, Niantic will continue to support it as it basically steals the AR hunting crown from everyone else (it's hard to believ...

 
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Here's how Trainer Battles work in Pokemon GO

After a basic tease last week, Niantic has detailed the soon-to-launch Trainer Battles in Pokémon GO. You can face other Pokémon trainers by scanning the unique Battle Code associated with their account. "While Trainers will u...

 
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Pokemon GO will soon let players battle one another

You've spent the past two years proving you're perfectly capable of catching them. Soon, it will be time to prove you know how to put those Pokémon to good use. You haven't just been capturing them just to put them in little sph...

 
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Meltan is now obtainable in Pokemon Go

The hex nut Pokémon, Meltan, is now obtainable in Pokémon Go. Niantic has given trainers a new "Special Research Task" quest that will reward them with Meltan at the end. Titled, "Let's Go, Meltan," the quest will be...

 
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The mythical Pokemon Meltan has a beefy evolution

The strangely adorable "hex nut" Pokémon Meltan popped up in Pokémon Go about a month ago. Did you nab one? As it turns out, this is only the beginning -- the little guy has a first-of-its-kind evolution. Meltan can evolve int...

 
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Sinnoh region Pokemon should now be appearing in Pokemon Go

Niantic has unleashed the floodgates for Sinnoh Region Pokemon in Pokemon Go today. While the official blog says the critters will be coming out in waves, trainers can already catch the Diamond and Pearl starters along with a few other rand...

 
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It looks like Meltan can only be caught in Pokemon Go

When the mysterious Meltan started appearing in Pokemon Go, people were wondering what that was about. After a serious of teases, it became pretty clear that the new hex nut Pokemon would somehow be linked to the upcoming Pokemon Let's Go t...

 
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The newest Pokemon on the (literal) block is Meltan

Pokemon Go has moved on from the shackles of a shunned Niantic experiment and into the Pokemon universe. Professor Willow, the game's mascot of sorts, has officially bridged the gap this past year with the questing system, leading to t...

 
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Pokemon Go is testing a PokeStop submission system

Back when I regularly played Pokémon Go, I wished there was a way to suggest new PokéStops. Most of us did. Soon, Niantic will begin testing exactly such a feature (albeit in select regions). Pokémon Go players in South...

 
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Crazy-eyed Spinda shows up overnight in Nintendo's Pokemon GO

It seems like, overnight, a new Pokemon snuck into Nintendo's mobile collectathon Pokemon GO, as the swirly-eyed Spinda has become available to catch as a quest reward.The newcomer is the first of an expected eight forms of Spinda. Those lo...

 
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Pokemon Go lessens the grind with new Lucky Pokemon

With the latest update for Pokémon Go on iOS and Android, players can now get "Lucky" Pokémon that need less Stardust to power up. Here's how it works: "The longer the Pokémon spends inside a Trainer's Pokémon st...

 
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The Gen 4 starters are gearing up for Pokemon Go

Quick! Don't even think about it! Between Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup, who's the best starter? Niantic has posted artwork for Pokémon Go's two-year anniversary depicting a rather crowded camp out. I always love seeing images like t...

 
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Pokemon GO has made a staggering $1.8 billion in two years

A few days ago, Nintendo's mobile-gaming phenomenon Pokemon GO celebrated its second anniversary. According to the statisticians at Sensor Tower, the augmented reality adventure title has raked in a cool $1.8 billion dollars since its 2016 ...

 
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Pokemon Go has Squirtle with sunglasses this weekend

I'm of the opinion that all Pokémon, no matter how big or small or useless they are, should wear sunglasses. But if there's one particular pocket monster destined to rock shades, it's gotta be Squirtle. The spirit of the Squirtle Sq...

 
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Pokemon Go's long-delayed trading feature is now live

I can't think of any game in recent memory that's waxed and waned as much as Pokemon Go, at least in my household. It was a rush to play at the height of its popularity, when anyone and everyone was going out and learning about various pock...

 
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Trading is finally coming to Pokemon Go this week

After two years of service, Pokemon Go will finally be getting a trading feature. Players have been clamoring for the ability to share their excess Pokemon between friends since the launch and now we only have to wait a few more days. Niant...

 
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Niantic cracks down on Pokemon Go cheaters again

Niantic has struggled with cheaters in Pokemon Go from the onset, and their responses have had a polarizing effect on the game's players. Rather than address users that spoof or exploit Go, the company has focused a lot of their effort...

 
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Latios and Latias make Pokemon Go a little more legendary

Just as how the mainline Pokemon series started to become bloated with legendary beasts around Generation 3, Pokemon Go will be introducing a few more legendary creatures into the mix. Latios and Latias will be available starting today for ...

 
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Pokemon Go will be getting quests and Mew this week

For a few months now, Pokemon Go has been rumored to be getting an objective based "quest" mode that would task players with daily goals to unlock things. Turns out that plan is true and is launching a lot sooner than people expected. Start...

 
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Pokemon Go's third community event will feature Bulbasaur

To get more people playing (and probably paying), Niantic has been holding "Community Days" in Pokemon Go for the last two months. On a specified day for a couple of hours, the spawn rate of a relatively hard to catch Pokemon gets increased...

 
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Pokemon Go gets another wave of Gen 3 critters

Pokémon Go is set to receive some more creatures today, according to a new post from Niantic. While the blog is incredibly light on details, we at least know there are 23 new monsters up for grabs. Polygon has confirmed around half o...

 
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Gen 3 is making its way to Pokemon GO!

It's been rumored (and fairly obvious) for a long while now that the third generation would be making its way to Pokémon GO. However, now it seems those rumors have come to an end with an official announcement from The Pokémon...

 
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Pokemon Go's good doggos go away tomorrow

Good dogs are one of life's few unconditional pleasures. "Hell yeah," you think when you see a dog walkin' down the street. Your day is better because of your proximity to that dog. "Is the owner gonna think I'm weird if I wanna pet this do...

 
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Ho-oh is now flapping around Pokemon Go raids

Thanks to the diligence of trainer's around the world during Niantic's global catch challenge, legendary Pokemon Ho-oh will now be appearing in raids for the mobile catch-a-thon. He won't be limited to any regions, so you should start seein...

 
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Farfetch'd is available in Pokemon Go for a limited time

Just last week, Niantic announced that it would be holding a global catch challenge for Pokemon Go over the holiday week. As incentive to get people playing, the developer promised to unlock rewards for different tiers, with the final tier ...

 
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Pokemon Go is having a global catch challenge this week

Niantic has announced that they will be holding a global catch challenge over the Thanksgiving holiday week for the hit mobile game Pokemon Go. Along with that, the company has started an initiative called "Pokemon Go Travel," in which Nia...

 
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Pokemon Go gets its first batch of Gen 3 Pokemon this week

Dataminers gave us the heads up already, but now we have a better sense of Pokemon Go's plans for Halloween and Generation 3. There's some good news and bad news here. The good? Pikachu is wearing a witch hat tilted juuust so. Gosh is that ...

 
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Pokemon GO leak unveils Gen 3 Pokemon for Halloween

Over the weekend, dataminers uncovered evidence that Generation 3 Pokemon are set to creep into mobile smash-hit Pokemon Go in the very near future.In the Halloween-themed update, the spooky wallpaper features a full moon silhouetting Pokem...

 
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Great Pokemon GO photos could bag you a prize

Niantic have announced an AR photo competition in conjunction with their popular mobile app Pokemon GO, affording budding photographers the opportunity to win a reward for any cool shots taken whilst out and about.All you have to do is take...

 
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PSA: Entei is now ready to be caught in Pokemon Go

Raiku is out, Entei is in. What the hell am I talking about? Pokemon Go, of course! Hello? Are you still there? Ahem, yeah, Pokemon Go, the still pretty popular mobile rendition of the pocket monster franchise, has swapped out its legendari...

 
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Fall back into Pokemon Go with the new Equinox event

Pokemon Go is still trucking along, despite most people having given up on the plucky mobile game. I can't say that I care about it now as much as when I first started a few months ago, but I do try my best to find a Pokestop each day and w...

 

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