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You can teach Jessie and James a lesson in Pokemon Go

No more kidding around with grunts. Team Rocket isn't complete without Jessie and James, and while they didn't blast off at the speed of light to reach Pokémon Go, they're here now, ready to be trounced. You'll want to keep an eye o...

 
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New Sword & Shield critters are live in Pokemon GO

Niantic has unleashed a party of new critters upon its super-popular mobile title Pokémon GO. The arrivals are the first new batch of 'mon (that's what the kids say, right?) to travel from 2019 Switch releases Pokémon Sword an...

 
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Pokemon Go update encourages players to stay home

Social distancing and augmented-reality mobile games like Pokémon Go don't exactly go hand in hand. With flights, events, conferences, and other gatherings postponed or outright canceled due to concerns over the coronavirus, should p...

 
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Pokemon Go now lets certain Pokemon evolve through trading

Pokémon Go is finally adapting the trade-based evolution mechanic from the mainline series. As of today, you can trade certain established Pokémon like Kadabra, Machoke, Graveler, and Haunter to wipe out the Candy cost needed ...

 
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2019 was Pokemon GO's most successful year to date

There's no denying that Pokemon GO will go down as one of the biggest overnight phenomenons in gaming. Niantic's augmented reality mobile game launched to a rapturous response, leading to never-before-seen reports of people gathering in loc...

 
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Pokemon GO Hatchathon event includes famous Party Hat Wurmple

Many of us may be bemoaning the end of the holidays and the return to work, but over in the globally-successful mobile title Pokemon GO, the little critters are apparently still partying hard like Andrew W.K.As part of the current "Hatchath...

 
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Pokemon Go is going hard on events in 2020

Pokemon Go has been running events throughout 2019 as it explores new gameplay mechanics and concepts, and that run is going to continue through early 2020. As revealed on the official blog, Team Rocket is still causing trouble in the ...

 
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The Games that Defined the Decade: Pokemon Go

I remember the first time my mom mentioned Pokémon Go. The game had just had its awful, broken launch, but it worked pretty well in the remote area she lived in. She called to ask me about it because all of the employees at her store...

 
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A Pokemon Go player caught a literal million Pokemon

How does one go about catching a literal million Pokémon in Pokémon Go? Very patiently. A Japanese player by the name of Kyarorina recently broke the unfathomable one-million-catch mark in Pokémon Go. I'm sitting here i...

 
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Pokemon GO has made over $3 billion in lifetime revenue

Believe it or not, it's been four years since the launch of Pokémon Go. Four years since those videos of wild crowds all converging in the same spot to catch some rare creature for their Pokédex. And while such phenomenal stor...

 
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Pokemon Go Battle League launching in early 2020

It's clear there's more work to be done with trainer battles in Pokémon Go. Even if you're okay with the actual structure PvP takes in the game (I still remember the whiplash I felt early on coming from the mainline series), you prob...

 
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Pokemon GO reveals utterly squeeful Halloween content

What with the spooky season upon us, many video game publishers are gearing up to release creepy content onto their wares, and Niantic are no different, having revealed adorable Halloween content coming to their flagship mobile title, Pok&e...

 
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Pokemon Go welcomes the Unova region today

At long last, the Unova region will be joining Pokemon Go's ever-growing lineup of collectible critters. The one generation I don't know much about (I skipped most of the games after Gold and Silver until basically X and Y), players can st...

 
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Pokemon Go has a new milestone: One billion downloads

Whether you've stuck with Pokémon Go since the beginning or you've long since dropped off, it can be interesting to see where the game is at from time to time. This week, The Pokémon Company touted a new milestone that helps i...

 
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Because of synergy, we now have 'Straw Hat Pikachu'

Pokemon Go and One Piece are teaming up. I can just imagine you explaining to your grandma, who still plays Pokemon Go, what Gum-Gum Fruit and Straw Hat Pirates are now.  The two powers that be are getting together due to the...

 
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Pokemon Go's trainer battles are getting an overhaul

The fairly underwhelming PvP mechanics of Pokemon Go are set to receive an overhaul today. In a new update from Niantic's support account, a short trailer detailing some of the updates to Go's "Trainer Battles" was pushed out and it seems ...

 
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Team Rocket might be blasting off into Pokemon Go

Team Rocket might have hosted repetitive storylines in the original Pokemon anime, but they added a Looney Tunes element to the show that elevated it: plus, the 4Kids English voice team of Jessie, James, and Meowth (Rachael Lillis, Eri...

 
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Armourmed Mewtwo now available in Pokemon GO raids

Niantic, developer of the globally popular mobile title Pokémon GO, has announced that an armoured variant of powerful Pokémon Mewtwo will be made available in a series of limited-time raids starting from next week.From July 1...

 
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Pokemon Go's July community day features Mudkip

Mudkip is just one of those Pokemon you can't get away from. Whether it's a meme here and there or a random picture of the anime, Mudkip pops in more than the average creature on the internet. Niantic seemingly knows this, as Mudkip is the ...

 
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Pokemon Go Plus + and Pokemon Sleep announced

I'm not the only one who's bummed Nintendo squashed its sleep-tracking device. The Pokémon Company is stepping up with a quality-of-life initiative of its own: Pokémon Sleep. The mobile app hopes to "turn sleeping into enterta...

 
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Pokemon Go's June community day is all about the lazy Slakoth

One of the best things Niantic has implemented in Pokemon Go is the "community day" concept. Originally debuting back in 2018, the idea is to offer one day a month for players to earn enhanced rewards or catch specific Pokemon. Naturally a ...

 
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Get your own Detective Pikachu in Pokemon Go's latest event

Are you jazzed up for the release of Pokemon Detective Pikachu this week? Currently being heralded as the first good video game film adaptation, Niantic has decided to run an event in Pokemon Go to promote the movie. The obvious prize will...

 
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Pokemon Go wants to dominate your lunch hour

Pokémon Go wants you to ditch your sad office lunch and your meaningless office smalltalk. Anyone who's fortunate enough to get an hour-long break in the middle of the workday will soon find themselves with a little extra incent...

 
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Pokemon Go has unleashed shiny Meltan

Niantic is giving Pokémon Go players a proper chance to catch the shiny variant of Meltan, one of the series' newest and most huggable critters. It's only a slightly different shade and the tail is just blue instead of red, but still...

 
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Pokemon Go added more Sinnoh Stone evolutions

More familiar faces from the Sinnoh region have started entering Pokémon Go, but it's not as simple as finding them while gallivanting around town. You're going to need to stock up on some dreaded items. Niantic has added Poké...

 
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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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