dark        
 
 

#niantic

FRONT PAGE


 photo

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...

 
 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

Review: Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

The Harry Potter franchise is a riddle gaming just hasn't been able to crack yet. There have been many attempts over the years, with different developers and publishers taking a swing at the book and film series, with mostly middling r...

 
 
 photo

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 ...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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 ...

 
 
 photo

Review in Progress: Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

If there is an element of mobile gaming that can still get me excited, it's seeing how developers utilize smartphone cameras to create dynamic AR experiences. Pokémon Go was an absolute blockbuster title even if it didn't w...

 
 
 
 photo

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 ...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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 ...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville"PvP needs more thyme to blossom"

 

Various Daylife"Working Nine to Fivver"

 

Neo Cab"Hop in, Mac, where ya headed?"

 

Stela"Can't you hear me yell-a?"

 

Inmost"Apple Arcade Wave 2"

 

Call of Duty: Mobile"Pwn on phone"

 

John Wick Hex"Fortis Fortuna Adiuvat"

 

Indivisible"If the kids are united..."

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Gajknight

Watched Halloween 1978 for the first time a few days Such a good Surprisingly low key and Loads of tension throughout and that music is Mike Myers is mow my top horror movie bad guy, with Paula Deen a close

 
Electric Reaper

The player ships for Everspace 2 are looking pretty good so far, though the heavy ships seem a bit too blocky in this early Their Kickstarter currently has about 55%

 
indigit4l

Deep Analysis: Joker Lovely read by

 
Voex

Apparently I collect pins I just think theyre

 
LastKingofHearts

Troy Baker doesnt get enough love for his I know he was trying to imitate Mark, but man, it was still

 
Catrin de la Fiesta

I really liked Gears 5, but this is one of the reasons I dont consider it GOTY material; it doesnt have loot boxes, but boy oh boy does it make it up with LOTS of Want to skip all that? You have the pay to skip the Yeah, no

 
MeeGhoulz

Cat girl Friday vintage edition!

 
Peter Glagowski

I havent quite had the time to formally announce this, but yesterday was my last official day as Destructoid Im moving to the next step in my career and will become an editor over at Im so thankful for everything Dtoid has given

 
taterchimp

Got all my characters back in DQ11, and the game really doesnt hold much back, now does it? Still much to go, it

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Okami is going to be back, apparently! Nothing specific, but I guess theyre going to be working on it

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT