New major Pokémon GO Shiny in-game event appears to be on the way

A new in-game event featuring ultra-rare Pokémon might be coming soon to Pokémon GO. Although developer Niantic has yet to confirm an official announcement regarding this, fans are confident that a "mass shiny launch" is on the way as part of an upcoming major update. The unconfirmed update is also said to include additional anti-cheating … Continue reading New major Pokémon GO Shiny in-game event appears to be on the way

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Pokémon GO players hatch 87 million Eggs during the first Easter-themed event Eggstravaganza

Pokémon GO players have managed to collectively hatch a whopping 87 million Pokémon Eggs during the first-ever Eggstravaganza. Developer Niantic confirmed this massive figure today, April 24, and congratulated players on the impressive feat via its social media pages. As part of the latest in-game event, a greater variety of Pokémon were found in 2 … Continue reading Pokémon GO players hatch 87 million Eggs during the first Easter-themed event Eggstravaganza

New Pokémon GO scanner launched by PokeVS

PokeVS has created a scanner for Pokémon GO that tells players where they can find Pokémon in the landscape. It reportedly offers unlimited scanning for a fee of $9.99 per month, as well as microtransaction fees on a per location basis. The scans run 24 hours a day, telling users which Pokémon are around them … Continue reading New Pokémon GO scanner launched by PokeVS

Pokémon Sun and Moon & Pokémon GO win Famitsu 2016 Game of the Year awards

Japanese gaming publication Famitsu recently announced its lineup of the games it deems the greatest of last year. Pokémon Sun and Moon won the Famitsu Award for 2016 Game of the Year as well as Best Hit Award. Meanwhile, Pokémon GO received an Excellence Award, Movement Award and Rookie Award. Elsewhere, Monster Hunter Stories also … Continue reading Pokémon Sun and Moon & Pokémon GO win Famitsu 2016 Game of the Year awards

Pokémon GO’s first Easter-themed event Eggstravaganza has concluded

Pokémon GO's first-ever Easter-themed event - Eggstravaganza - has officially concluded. As part of the latest in-game event, a greater variety of Pokémon were found in 2 km Eggs. Players were also be rewarded with more Candy when any of their Eggs hatched. In addition, players earned double the Experience Points (XP) for all activities and Lucky Eggs were 50 percent off … Continue reading Pokémon GO’s first Easter-themed event Eggstravaganza has concluded

Last chance to participate in Pokémon GO’s first Easter-themed event Eggstravaganza

Not much time is left to take advantage of Pokémon GO's first-ever Easter-themed event. The Eggstravaganza, which officially kicked off last week, is scheduled to conclude tomorrow, April 20, at 1 p.m. PT. As part of the latest in-game event, a greater variety of Pokémon can now be found in 2 km Eggs. You’ll also … Continue reading Last chance to participate in Pokémon GO’s first Easter-themed event Eggstravaganza

Pokémon GO ranks within the top 10 mobile games with the most revenue in Q1 2017

Pokémon GO has managed to rank within the top 10 mobile games with the most revenue in Q1 2017. Despite this, Niantic's immensely-popular mobile app dropped from No. 4 in Q4 2016 to No. 8 last quarter. Specifically on the App Store, Pokémon GO dropped out of the top 10 altogether in Q1 - even … Continue reading Pokémon GO ranks within the top 10 mobile games with the most revenue in Q1 2017