News items tagged with pokemon

The 8 Biggest Video Game Comebacks Ever

The 8 Biggest Video Game Comebacks Ever

While most games inevitably lose players and die off, some rebound and recapture strong player bases and interest. Here’s Game Rant’s...

By Boston Blake on 25 February 2017
Nintendo Switch Will Have a Pokemon Game

Nintendo Switch Will Have a Pokemon Game

A posting on GameStop teases that a new Pokemon game is in development for Nintendo Switch, possibly to be revealed during the console’s January 12th event. The big January 12th Nintendo Sw...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 January 2017
How Pokemon GO Trading Could Work

How Pokemon GO Trading Could Work

A YouTuber takes an in-depth look at how Niantic may choose to integrate Pokemon trades for Pokemon GO, using a unique patent from 2012 as the basis of his theory. YouTuber and Pokemon fan...

By John Jacques on 27 December 2016
Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Santa Hat Pikachu

Pokemon GO Guide: How to Catch Santa Hat Pikachu

For its holiday event, Niantic puts a Santa hat on Pikachu in Pokemon GO. Here’s where to find Santa Hat Pikachu in the game and the easiest way to catch it. After a successful Halloween ev...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 December 2016
Nintendo Reveals the Top Selling 3DS and Wii U Games

Nintendo Reveals the Top Selling 3DS and Wii U Games

Nintendo announces updated sales figures for Wii U and 3DS software, revealing the top 10 best selling games for each system, and proving Mario is still a money maker. In Nintendo’s latest...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 October 2016
A Pokemon and Fire Emblem Crossover Almost Happened

A Pokemon and Fire Emblem Crossover Almost Happened

In a new interview with the creative heads behind Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE it’s revealed that the team initially wanted to cross Fire Emblem over with the ever-popular Pokemon. Crossovers...

By Riley Little on 25 August 2016
Original Pokemon Trading Cards Getting Re-Release

Original Pokemon Trading Cards Getting Re-Release

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company announce plans to release reprints of the original Pokemon trading card set in Japan to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the series. As a franchise that rose to pr...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
How Iwata Helped Bring Pokemon to America

How Iwata Helped Bring Pokemon to America

Tsunekazu Ishihara reveals that former Nintendo president Satoru Iwata played a role in the localization of Pokemon Red and Blue for North American audiences. During his time with Nintendo, the late...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
10 Crazy Video Game Fan Theories

10 Crazy Video Game Fan Theories

After reading these 10 crazy video game fan theories, gamers will never look at games like Animal Crossing, The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, and more the same again. People like analyzing their favorite...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Hacked PS4 Runs Pokemon and Linux

Hacked PS4 Runs Pokemon and Linux

A group of hackers manage to bypass the PlayStation 4 security measures and install a custom Linux OS and start playing a modded version of Pokemon Emerald. It has been over two years since Sony rele...

By Denny Connolly on 30 November -1
Why 2016 Will Be the Year of Pokemon

Why 2016 Will Be the Year of Pokemon

2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the original Pokemon games. Here’s why I believe it’s going to be the best year ever to be a Pokemon fan. Pokemon is a franchise that refuses to quit...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November -1
Japan Getting Awesome Pokemon-Themed 2DS Consoles

Japan Getting Awesome Pokemon-Themed 2DS Consoles

Nintendo reveals plans to release 2DS consoles in four different colors that come bundled with the upcoming re-releases of Pokemon Red, Blue, Green, and Yellow. If there’s one series that gamers almo...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Three New Pokemon Join Pokken Tournament Roster

Three New Pokemon Join Pokken Tournament Roster

With anticipation building for the reveal of a new playable character in Pokken Tournament, Japanese gaming mag CoroCoro reveals three more Pokemon set to join the fray. Nintendo has wasted little ti...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokemon Anniversary 3DS Bundle Available for Pre-Order

Pokemon Anniversary 3DS Bundle Available for Pre-Order

The Pokemon New Nintendo 3DS Bundle, which is designed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Pokemon Red and Blue, is now available for pre-order online. Western Pokemon fans looked on with envy when...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
Nintendo Releasing a Mythical Pokemon Every Month

Nintendo Releasing a Mythical Pokemon Every Month

Nintendo announces plans to celebrate the 20th Pokemon anniversary by releasing monthly downloadable mythical Pokemon, starting this February with Mew. Nintendo has allowed gamers to download and unl...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
New Pokemon Joining Pokken Tournament Roster Next Week

New Pokemon Joining Pokken Tournament Roster Next Week

Nintendo teases the addition of a brand new fighter for its upcoming Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament, by confirming that the new character will be revealed next week. With the 20th anniversa...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Chandelure is Latest Pokemon to Join Pokken Tournament

Chandelure is Latest Pokemon to Join Pokken Tournament

After plenty of teasing and fan speculation, Nintendo reveals that Chandelure is the latest surprising addition to the Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament. It finally happened. Nintendo has, at...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokemon Red, Blue Re-Releases Won't Have Restore Points

Pokemon Red, Blue Re-Releases Won't Have Restore Points

The manual for Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow reveals that restore points and 3DS save backups won’t work on the titles, as well as detailing the trading connection system. Since its inception, the Po...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
Pokemon Red, Blue, Yellow 3DS Trailer

Pokemon Red, Blue, Yellow 3DS Trailer

In preparation for Pokemon Red, Blue, and Yellow arriving on the Nintendo 3DS later this month, a new trailer surfaces that’s sure to bring back fond memories for fans. This year marks the 20th anniv...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Pokken Tournament Lands Release Date

Pokken Tournament Lands Release Date

Nintendo allows gamers to catch a glimpse at the release date for the much anticipated Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament, which is set to hit Wii U in March. Nintendo hasn’t exactly become the...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokemon Soundtrack Gets Limited Vinyl Release

Pokemon Soundtrack Gets Limited Vinyl Release

Pokemon fans can now purchase a very special vinyl pressing of the soundtrack to Red and Blue — but, with only 500 copies made, time is of the essence. This year marks the twentieth anniversary of t...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Nintendo NX Predictions

Nintendo NX Predictions

Nintendo isn’t ready to reveal any secrets about the NX just yet, but that won’t stop us from predicting the console’s features, launch lineup, and gimmicks. Although many months have passed since Ni...

By Denny Connolly on 30 November -1
Super Mario Maker Getting Original Starter Pokemon

Super Mario Maker Getting Original Starter Pokemon

Nintendo releases a brand new trailer revealing that the ever-popular Pokemon trio of Charmander, Squirtle, and Bulbasaur will be arriving as costumes in Super Mario Maker. As many Pokemon aficionado...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokemon Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary with New 3DS

Pokemon Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary with New 3DS

Nintendo announces a special edition 20th Pokemon 3DS that pays homage to the first games in the franchise, Pokemon Red and Blue, for the series’ 20th anniversary. When Pokemon was first unveiled to...

By Evan Hopkins on 30 November -1
Fans Start Petition to Have Danny DeVito Voice Detective Pikachu

Fans Start Petition to Have Danny DeVito Voice Detective Pikachu

Gamers start a grassroots effort via an online petition to have Nintendo hire actor Danny DeVito as the voice of Pikachu in the recently revealed Detective Pikachu game. When word got out that Ninten...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokken Tournament: New Trailer Tells Fans to Get Ready

Pokken Tournament: New Trailer Tells Fans to Get Ready

The Pokemon Company releases a brand new trailer in preparation for the release of Pokken Tournament, showing off some of the playable Pokemon in the process. 2016 is looking to be an exciting year f...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokken Tournament, Street Fighter V Headline EVO 2016

Pokken Tournament, Street Fighter V Headline EVO 2016

EVO tournament organizers confirm that the 2016 edition of the popular fighting game event will feature Pokken Tournament and Street Fighter V as part of its full line-up. Yesterday, the organizers o...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Pokken Tournament: No DLC Planned For Pokemon Fighter

Pokken Tournament: No DLC Planned For Pokemon Fighter

Nintendo issues a statement in Japan confirming that there currently aren’t any plans to release downloadable content for its upcoming Pokemon fighter, Pokken Tournament. As one of the more anticipat...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Nintendo Reveals A Brand New Pokemon Called Magiana

Nintendo Reveals A Brand New Pokemon Called Magiana

Nintendo announces a brand new Pokemon named Magiana through Japanese gaming magazine CoroCoro, where it’s revealed that the creature is a man-made monster. As a Pokemon Master, the challenge of catc...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokkén Tournament Supports Every Amiibo

Pokkén Tournament Supports Every Amiibo

The Pokémon Company’s and Bandai Namco’s forthcoming fighting game, Pokkén Tournament, provides support for every amiibo that’s currently on the market. According to a listing on Nintendo’s official...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Pokemon Yellow Version Review

Pokemon Yellow Version Review

One editor dusts off his Game Boy to play through and review Pokemon Yellow. Does the game still hold up after all of this time or is it better left nostalgically in the past? Nostalgia is a rather f...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Games With An Established Formula Aren't Evil

Games With An Established Formula Aren't Evil

In a year that will see some high profile releases from beloved franchises, one Game Rant writer addresses the growing fatigue surrounding classic series in gaming. One of the oldest joke concepts re...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
I'm in My Mid-Twenties And I Still Play Pokemon

I'm in My Mid-Twenties And I Still Play Pokemon

One editor talks about why he still finds Pokemon a great series as he’s grown into his mid-twenties, and why it’s okay to still play the franchise after all these years. It’s almost hard to imagine...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokken Tournament Review

Pokken Tournament Review

Pokken Tournament is the first Pokemon-focused fighting game ever released, but the final product feels more like a barebones offering rather than a fleshed out product. Gamers have wanted a d...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
5 Pokemon That Should Be Added to Pokken Tournament

5 Pokemon That Should Be Added to Pokken Tournament

Now that Pokken Tournament is available to the masses, we take a look at five Pokemon we’d like to see join the game’s roster as downloadable fighters. As one of the most anticipated games arriving o...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokemon Sun & Moon: Rowlet is the Greatest Pokemon Ever

Pokemon Sun & Moon: Rowlet is the Greatest Pokemon Ever

With the starter monsters for Pokemon Sun and Moon now made official, one editor claims that the Grass/Flying-type Rowlet is the greatest Pokemon ever. If you’ve clicked this to tell me about Chariza...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Brand New Pokemon From Sun and Moon Leaked

Brand New Pokemon From Sun and Moon Leaked

Japanese gaming publication CoroCoro releases a trailer for Pokemon Sun and Moon featuring a little bit of new footage, and it contains a brand new never before seen monster. At this point, it’s no s...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokemon Sun & Moon Makes Me Want to Play Pokemon Again

Pokemon Sun & Moon Makes Me Want to Play Pokemon Again

Pokemon has some very dedicated fans. One writer who bailed on the series years ago, however, is coming back for Pokemon Sun and Moon specifically, and shares his reasoning. I can remember exactly w...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
GR Pick: Is This Ash from Pokemon?

GR Pick: Is This Ash from Pokemon?

A safety announcement video from Taipei Metro subway in Taiwan appears to use the likeness of Ash from Pokemon, as well as characters from other video games. With the gaming industry seemingly growin...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
3 Pokemon Games Coming to Virtual Console This Week

3 Pokemon Games Coming to Virtual Console This Week

Pokemon fans can keep themselves entertained until the release of Pokemon Sun and Moon with these three classic titles coming soon to the Wii U Virtual Console. If you’re like us and can’t stand the...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November -1
Pokemon Go Release Date May Be Soon

Pokemon Go Release Date May Be Soon

Just how long do gamers have to wait until Pokemon GO becomes a worldwide phenomenon? A message from the game’s beta suggests Pokemon GO will release sooner rather than later. The announcement of Pok...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Sign Up for the Pokemon Go Field Test Right Here

Sign Up for the Pokemon Go Field Test Right Here

Fans of The Pokemon Company’s and Niantic Lab’s forthcoming augmented reality game Pokemon GO can now sign up for its field test in the United States. After assuring fans about a month ago that it...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO is Available Now in the UK

Pokemon GO is Available Now in the UK

Pokemon GO releases in another major international market, this time bringing the phenomenon of real-life Pokemon training to the shores of the United Kingdom. Countless prospective Pokemon traine...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Breaks the Often-Solitary Nature of Gaming

Pokemon GO Breaks the Often-Solitary Nature of Gaming

Pokemon GO allows players a way to live out an augmented reality version of the Pokemon world, but it’s also bringing gamers together like never before. Pokemon GO has taken the gaming world by st...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO 1.0.1 Update Goes Live

Pokemon GO 1.0.1 Update Goes Live

Niantic delivers the first incremental update to Pokemon GO, making some small but valuable changes to the login process and tackling a nagging security issue. It’s only been one week since Pokemon...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
6 Strange Pokemon Go PokeStops

6 Strange Pokemon Go PokeStops

While Pokemon GO typically has sensible PokeStop locations, sometimes Pokemon trainers might find themselves in a strange, or downright dangerous, location. Pokemon GO has truly transformed how the...

By John Jacques on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Player Quits Job to Play the Game Full-Time

Pokemon GO Player Quits Job to Play the Game Full-Time

One Pokemon GO player recreates the classic in-game Pokemon trainer experience, quitting his job to travel the country and capture every Pokemon in the game. Pokemon GO has taken the world by storm...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Guide: How To Control Eevee's Evolution

Pokemon GO Guide: How To Control Eevee's Evolution

After a series of failed theories, it seems like Pokemon GO players have finally figured out how to control Eevee’s evolution into Flareon, Jolteon, or Vaporeon. The Pokemon GO craze is still in fu...

By Denny Connolly on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO: Vaporeon Appearance Causes Stampede

Pokemon GO: Vaporeon Appearance Causes Stampede

Pokemon GO players flock in great numbers to New York City’s Central Park after the rare and illusive Water-type Eevee evolution, Vaporeon, appears in the area. There’s no denying just how impactf...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Servers Hit by DDoS Attack

Pokemon GO Servers Hit by DDoS Attack

The Pokemon GO servers are down again, this time allegedly due to the efforts of hacker group PoodleCorp who used a DDoS attack to keep fans from their Pokemon adventure. If you’re one of Pokemon G...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November -1
MMA Fighter Rolls Pokeball At Defeated Opponent

MMA Fighter Rolls Pokeball At Defeated Opponent

MMA fighter Michael Page just took the Pokemon GO craze to new heights as after knocking out Evangelista Santos, he pulls out a Pokeball and rolls it towards his downed opponent. From Pokemon GO gy...

By Alexander Pan on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Player Arrested Visiting Police Station

Pokemon GO Player Arrested Visiting Police Station

A Pokemon GO player unknowingly walks into a police station in search of a Pokemon gym, only to to be quickly arrested due to an outstanding warrant. Between weary players hiring drivers in order t...

By Alexander Pan on 30 November -1
Craziest Pokemon GO Stories of the Week

Craziest Pokemon GO Stories of the Week

Pokemon GO players all over the world have had many crazy stories to share since the game’s launch, and we have collected the craziest Pokemon GO stories so far. Mobile gaming sensation Pokemon GO...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Will Pokemon GO Offer VR Support in the Future?

Will Pokemon GO Offer VR Support in the Future?

The recent Pokemon GO update reveals that Niantic is incorporating virtual reality elements into the game, leading some to speculate that VR support is coming soon. Even those living under a rock m...

By John Jacques on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Players Shot At After Trespassing

Pokemon GO Players Shot At After Trespassing

A Florida man has fired warning shots at two teenagers who were attempting to catch monsters in Pokemon GO near his property in the middle of the night. Since its release earlier this month, Pokemo...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Police Using Pokemon GO To Lure Fugitives

Police Using Pokemon GO To Lure Fugitives

The police department of Manchester, New Hampshire, is attempting to capture fugitives through tempting suspects with the prospect of rare Pokemon GO monsters. Pokemon GO has managed to grab the at...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
Justin Bieber Joins Rare Pokemon GO Hunt

Justin Bieber Joins Rare Pokemon GO Hunt

A mass of Pokemon GO gamers out to catch a Gyarados were so focused on the application that they didn’t notice when Justin Bieber joined in on the hunt. Now that Pokemon GO has released in Canada,...

By John Jacques on 30 November -1
GR Pick: The Simpsons Play Pokemon GO

GR Pick: The Simpsons Play Pokemon GO

Fox releases a new video showing The Simpsons hopping onto the Pokemon GO craze. Between playing the app and being a responsible parent, Homer’s choice is obvious. The world seems to have ignited i...

By John Jacques on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Finally Arrives in Canada

Pokemon GO Finally Arrives in Canada

Nintendo and Niantic have officially launched the incredibly popular Pokemon GO game for iOS and Android smartphones in the one and only Great White North. Since Pokemon GO has been making headline...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
The Dangers of Pokemon GO

The Dangers of Pokemon GO

One writer explains some of the biggest safety obstacles that Pokemon GO players must learn to manage in order to stay safe while trying to catch ’em all. Just a few days after launch, Pokemon GO h...

By Denny Connolly on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Tracker Glitch is Making it Hard to Find Pokemon

Pokemon GO Tracker Glitch is Making it Hard to Find Pokemon

Pokemon GO players report a new bug with the massively popular mobile game that makes it almost impossible to capture desired Pokemon using the tracker. By now it’s pretty clear that Pokémon GO is...

By Anthony Taormina on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO: 5 Ways to Make It Even Better

Pokemon GO: 5 Ways to Make It Even Better

Pokemon GO has quickly become a mobile gaming phenomenon, but there’s still room for improvement. Here are five ways Niantic can make Pokemon GO even better. Many people thought Pokemon GO was goi...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Taking PokeStop and Gym Requests

Pokemon GO Taking PokeStop and Gym Requests

Pokemon GO developer Niantic begins taking new requests for PokeStops and Gyms for the mobile title, allowing players to try and open up more vital locations in their area. Those playing Pokemon G...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Contest Offers $5,000 for Rare Pokemon

Pokemon GO Contest Offers $5,000 for Rare Pokemon

Ripley’s Believe it or Not announces a contest in which Pokemon GO players can compete to win $100 daily prizes and a $5000 grand prize for their Pokemon captures. Filling out the Pokedex in any P...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Used by Animal Shelter to Find Dog Walkers

Pokemon GO Used by Animal Shelter to Find Dog Walkers

Pokemon GO continues to be a force for good, as Muncie Animal Shelter encourages gamers to take a dog with them as they head out on their Pokemon adventures. Niantic Inc.’s latest Pokemon-themed a...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO US Field Tests Start Today

Pokemon GO US Field Tests Start Today

Developer Niantic Labs officially announces that field tests for its augmented reality game for mobile devices, Pokemon GO, begin today in the United States. According to a post on Niantic Labs’ Fa...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Pokemon Fans in Hong Kong Protest Pikachu's Name Change

Pokemon Fans in Hong Kong Protest Pikachu's Name Change

Diehard Pokemon fans protest in front of the Japanese Consulate in Hong Kong in a bid to stop Nintendo from changing the name of the most iconic Pocket Monster of all time, Pikachu. Part of what ma...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO: Does Eevee Need Nerfing?

Pokemon GO: Does Eevee Need Nerfing?

Eevee holds a lot of potential in Pokemon GO, to the point where fans are taking to the internet to complain about the evolution Pokemon being too over-powered. Pokemon GO has been out for a while...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Released in Italy, Spain, and Portugal

Pokemon GO Released in Italy, Spain, and Portugal

Niantic releases the smash hit mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon GO in more regions, with players in Italy, Spain, and Portugal now able to join in on the fun. Pokemon GO is probably the most popula...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO: What Can Hatch From Each Type of Egg

Pokemon GO: What Can Hatch From Each Type of Egg

Eggs are a sure-fire way of catching Pokemon in Pokemon GO — here’s a guide on what to expect from the three types of egg that are currently available in the game. Trainers who have found themselve...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Purchases Are 50% of Daily Mobile Purchases

Pokemon GO Purchases Are 50% of Daily Mobile Purchases

Pokemon GO isn’t hindered by its Free-to-Play price tag when it comes to making money – with the app’s microtransactions proving to be incredibly popular. If you’ve been paying attention over the...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November -1
Movie Studios Compete for Pokemon Rights

Movie Studios Compete for Pokemon Rights

Pokemon Go is turning into a bona fide phenomenon — and as a result, major movie studios have renewed the battle over the rights to a cinematic adaptation. Over the past few days, Pokemon Go has d...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Pokemong GO Passes Candy Crush As Biggest Mobile Game

Pokemong GO Passes Candy Crush As Biggest Mobile Game

Pokemon GO becomes the biggest mobile game in U.S. history and shows no signs of slowing down as it continues to surpass the user base of multiple services. Since its launch, some Pokemon GO player...

By Weston Albert on 30 November -1
More Pokemon Sun & Moon Details Coming Next Month

More Pokemon Sun & Moon Details Coming Next Month

The Pokemon Company officially announces the intention to reveal more information for its forthcoming Nintendo 3DS titles, Pokemon Sun and Moon, next month. According to a tweet from The Pokemon Co...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 November -1
Darkrai Joins Pokken Tournament Roster

Darkrai Joins Pokken Tournament Roster

The Pokemon Company and Bandai Namco confirm that the Japanese arcade version of the popular Pokemon fighting game, Pokken Tournament, will be receiving the Mythical Darkrai. The Pokemon franchise...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Players Help Catch an Attempted Murderer

Pokemon GO Players Help Catch an Attempted Murderer

During their hunt for Pokemon in downtown Fullerton, two Marine Corps veterans and Pokemon GO players unintentionally help to catch an attempted murderer. Since launching in the United States, New...

By Jasmine Henry on 30 November -1
Rumor: Pokemon GO Partnering With McDonald's

Rumor: Pokemon GO Partnering With McDonald's

Gamers digging through Pokemon GO‘s code on Android discover the existence of sponsored locations, with direct reference to fast food chain giant McDonald’s. Seemingly overnight, Pokemon GO has blo...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Mom Blames Pokemon Go After Teenager Gets Hit By Car

Mom Blames Pokemon Go After Teenager Gets Hit By Car

The mother of a 15-year-old girl who was hit by a car says Pokemon Go is to blame for her daughter’s injuries and is urging other parents to keep their kids away from the game. Pokemon Go has taken...

By Jason Gallagher on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO European Rollout Starts Today in Germany

Pokemon GO European Rollout Starts Today in Germany

The Pokemon GO application officially launches in the country of Germany, leading many to speculate that a full European release will come later this week. Europe has stood idly by while Pokemon GO...

By John Jacques on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Guide: Trainer Rewards For Every Level

Pokemon GO Guide: Trainer Rewards For Every Level

Leveling trainers in Pokemon GO can be a daunting task, but luckily, there are plenty of incentives to keep going and important milestones that help players catch even the most elusive Pokémon. Whe...

By Curt Hutson on 30 November -1
Gamer Gets Caught Cheating Through Pokemon GO

Gamer Gets Caught Cheating Through Pokemon GO

Bye, Bye, Butterfree: A Pokemon GO user explains how he got caught cheating on his girlfriend through the popular application, thanks to its GPS features. With Pokemon GO taking the streets by stor...

By John Jacques on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO: How To Track Pokemon While Tracker Is Down

Pokemon GO: How To Track Pokemon While Tracker Is Down

The tracker tool may be broken in Pokemon GO, but players can still hunt effectively, thanks to fan-site PokeVision which shows all Pokemon in the nearby area in real time. Pokemon GO fever continu...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Guide: Every Way To Earn Experience Points

Pokemon GO Guide: Every Way To Earn Experience Points

As fun as Pokemon GO can be, it can become a grind as players begin to gain levels slower. Here’s every known method of earning XP to help plan and speed up trainer growth. Pokemon GO may be a game...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Player Catches Every Pokemon in America

Pokemon GO Player Catches Every Pokemon in America

Pokemon GO has only been out in the US for a couple of weeks, but one enthusiastic Pokemon trainer has already caught every available creature in their region. From pushing Nintendo’s market value...

By Alexander Pan on 30 November -1
Detective Pikachu to be First Live Action Pokemon Film

Detective Pikachu to be First Live Action Pokemon Film

Legendary Pictures announces its acquisition of the film rights to the Pokemon franchise, with the first live action Pokemon film focusing on Detective Pikachu. A few months ago, reports indicated...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO: Japan Launch Date, McDonald's Partnership

Pokemon GO: Japan Launch Date, McDonald's Partnership

Niantic reveals the Japanese launch date for mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon GO, and also confirms that the game’s first sponsored location will be McDonald’s. Pokemon GO surpassed Candy Crush Sag...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Snowden Director: Pokemon GO is Invasion of Privacy

Snowden Director: Pokemon GO is Invasion of Privacy

Director Oliver Stone accuses Pokemon GO of being a massive security threat during a panel for his upcoming film Snowden at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con. While the many negative news stories that s...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
High Level Pokemon GO Accounts Selling on eBay

High Level Pokemon GO Accounts Selling on eBay

Some business-minded mobile gamers are making good use of their high level Pokemon GO accounts, selling them on sites like eBay for hundreds of dollars. Pokemon GO has already become a massive mone...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Passes Candy Crush As Biggest Mobile Game

Pokemon GO Passes Candy Crush As Biggest Mobile Game

Pokemon GO becomes the biggest mobile game in U.S. history and shows no signs of slowing down as it continues to surpass the user base of multiple services. Since its launch, some Pokemon GO player...

By Weston Albert on 30 November -1
Microsoft Reimagines Xbox Games As Pokemon GO Clones

Microsoft Reimagines Xbox Games As Pokemon GO Clones

Microsoft releases a trio of concept images showing Microsoft games getting the Pokemon GO spin, prompting some to wonder if the company is gauging fan interest in such an idea. Microsoft has offic...

By John Jacques on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO is Boosting Sales for GameStop

Pokemon GO is Boosting Sales for GameStop

GameStop claims that the augmented reality game Pokemon GO has caused a significant boost in sales and foot traffic at stores that have been designated PokeStops and Gyms. People and organizations...

By Fred Harvey on 30 November -1
I Have Concerns About Pokemon GO

I Have Concerns About Pokemon GO

One editor talks about major concerns he has for the mobile game Pokemon GO – based on the footage and information about the title that has found its way onto the web thus far. As of this writing,...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Gym and PokeStop Request Form is Now Closed

Pokemon GO Gym and PokeStop Request Form is Now Closed

Niantic announces it’s no longer taking requests for new Pokemon GO Gym and PokeStop locations, while also adding a form to request the removal of a Gym or PokeStop. One of the most surprising resu...

By Fred Harvey on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Players Get Unlimited Data with T-Mobile

Pokemon GO Players Get Unlimited Data with T-Mobile

T-Mobile announces a free promotion that will make the Pokemon GO application exempt from data charges for a year, along with some extra prize giveaways. It looks like Mcdonald’s isn’t the only com...

By John Jacques on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO: High Level Players Face Major Scaling Issue

Pokemon GO: High Level Players Face Major Scaling Issue

One Pokemon GO player posts their experience reaching level 30, explaining that climbing past that rank is nearly impossible at this time, and that changes need to be made. Like all games, leveling...

By Sarah Fields on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Japanese Launch Delayed

Pokemon GO Japanese Launch Delayed

In what remains one of the stranger news stories stemming from the staggered Pokemon GO global release, Japanese gamers still don’t have their hands on the game. It’s hard to remember the last time...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Guide: How To Use Tracker Tool

Pokemon GO Guide: How To Use Tracker Tool

Pokemon GO’s tracker tool is incredibly helpful, but the game doesn’t do a great job explaining how to use it. This guide explains how to find ’em all. One of the great things about Pokemon GO is...

By Denny Connolly on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Needs New Features Now

Pokemon GO Needs New Features Now

One writer explains why Pokemon GO needs to add world events and new features to keep the attention of the casual audience, but why Niantic might not pull it off. Casual and hardcore gamers have be...

By Denny Connolly on 30 November -1
Opinion: Nostalgia Is What Makes Pokemon GO Work

Opinion: Nostalgia Is What Makes Pokemon GO Work

With mobile sensation Pokemon GO seemingly going from strength to strength, one Game Rant writer takes a look at exactly how important nostalgia is for the success of the game. In a year full of hu...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
South Park Won't Have A Pokemon GO Episode

South Park Won't Have A Pokemon GO Episode

During the South Park 20th anniversary panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the possibility of a Pokemon GO-inspired episode was brought up – but it sounds as if there won’t be one. There are few shows th...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Ubisoft Impressed by Nintendo NX and Pokemon GO

Ubisoft Impressed by Nintendo NX and Pokemon GO

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot shares his thoughts on Nintendo’s recent success with Pokemon GO before looking towards Nintendo’s future in the console market as well. While the video game industry is...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Still Has Undiscovered Easter Eggs

Pokemon GO Still Has Undiscovered Easter Eggs

During the Pokemon GO panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Niantic CEO John Hanke confirmed the infamous Eevee naming tactic – but also teased more undiscovered Easter Eggs. At this point, the...

By Riley Little on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Team Leaders Revealed

Pokemon GO Team Leaders Revealed

At its Comic-Con 2016 panel, Pokemon GO developer Niantic reveals the team leaders for the three teams in the game and teases future legendary Pokemon release events. When Pokémon GO first debuted...

By Anthony Taormina on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Could Add Pokemon Centers

Pokemon GO Could Add Pokemon Centers

Speaking at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, Niantic CEO John Hanke hinted that Pokemon Centers could be introduced to Pokemon GO in a future update. Pokemon GO has been available for a matter of...

By Brad Jones on 30 November -1
Teens Cross US-Canada Border Playing Pokemon GO

Teens Cross US-Canada Border Playing Pokemon GO

United States Border Patrol agents pick up a pair of Canadian teenagers who had inadvertently entered the United States illegally while playing Pokemon GO. Although Pokemon GO already warns users t...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
11 Dumbest Looking Pokemon

11 Dumbest Looking Pokemon

With over 700 Pokemon known to the world, some of them were bound to be poorly designed. These 11 Pokemon in particular are the dumbest looking of the bunch. When the Pokemon franchise debuted, the...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO: Here Are the Region-Specific Pokemon

Pokemon GO: Here Are the Region-Specific Pokemon

Reports suggest that a number of Pokemon in Pokemon GO are specific to different regions of the world. Read on to find out where to catch these elusive monsters. Although all 151 of the original ge...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO: Future Generation Pokemon Are Coming

Pokemon GO: Future Generation Pokemon Are Coming

During the Pokemon GO panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Niantic CEO John Hanke suggested that new generations of creatures will eventually make their way into the game. Now that we’re a few...

By Alexander Pan on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO: These GPS Cheating Apps Could Get You A Ban

Pokemon GO: These GPS Cheating Apps Could Get You A Ban

Pokemon GO requires players to leave the comfort of their own a home – a feature that has led to many people heading for a ban, as GPS spoofing becomes a popular workaround. Pokemon GO has become...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Guide: Catching Region Exclusive Pokemon

Pokemon GO Guide: Catching Region Exclusive Pokemon

Catching them all in Pokemon GO is no easy feat, but this trick will help trainers snag all of the region exclusive Pokemon without leaving their own continent. Although Pokemon GO is full of...

By Denny Connolly on 30 November -1
Pokemon GO Changes Pokemon Spawns in Certain Areas

Pokemon GO Changes Pokemon Spawns in Certain Areas

Niantic may have switched things up in Pokemon GO without making a public announcement, as new data indicates that Pokemon spawns for the mobile title have changed. When a game gets over 75 mi...

By Cody Gravelle on 30 November -1