Tag: Niantic Archives | Broken Joysticks

Feb
15

Over 80 more Pokémon and new features coming this week to Pokémon GO

Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Totodile, and many more Pokémon are nearly here in Pokémon GO! Starting later this week, more than 80 Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region in the Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver video games will be available in […]

Dec
20

Pokemon Go Players Have Walked Billions of Kilometers

Pokemon GO is one of the few unique mainstream games that rewards players for going out into the real world and exploring. Whether they’re walking down the block or across their entire city to hatch eggs, Pokemon Trainers the world […]

Dec
12

New Pokémon and Holiday Pikachu added to Pokémon GO

Niantic and Nintendo spread a little bit of holiday cheer today with the announcment of some new Pokémon coming to Pokémon GO. Togepi and Pichu will start hatching from Eggs. Starting today, trainers will have the opportunity to hatch these […]

Dec
07

More Pokémon coming soon to Pokémon GO

There are about to be more catchable Pokémon in Niantic and Nintendo’s mobile game Pokémon GO soon. The official Pokémon Twitter channel sent out a brief tweet today announcing that “More Pokémon are coming to Pokémon GO!” The tweet went […]

Nov
30

New Pokémon GO nearby feature rolled out to rest of North America

Niantic announced today that they have rolled out their revamped nearby Pokémon feature for Pokémon GO to the rest of the continental United States and large parts of Europe today. The roll out includes the rest of Canada as well. […]

Nov
27

Pokémon GO updates, Ditto, and local realtime tracker

I’ll be honest. After the initial craze for Pokémon GO hit I somewhat fell off the bandwagon. I wasn’t one of those people who spent hours and days walking around seeking the elusive creatures, sucking up tons and tons of […]

Nov
06

Pokémon GO has been updated with the addition of daily bonuses

Pokémon GO is in the process of being updated for Android and iOS devices. The update includes daily bonuses. Playing the game you’ll earn bonuses for the first Pokémon catch and PokéStop visit each day. You’ll receive a larger bonus […]

Oct
13

New Pokémon Go Content Released

While the craze for Pokémon Go has died down a little bit. With that said it’s still bringing in around $2 million a day. That’s incredible. To keep players entranced in the Poke-madness, Niantic have been periodically releasing updates to the […]

Sep
10

Pokémon GO update adds Buddy Pokémon

Pokémon GO is in the process of being updated to version 0.37.0 for Android and 1.7.0 for iOS devices. One of the big additions with the update is the inclusion of buddy Pokémon. Trainers will now be able to choose […]

Sep
08

Pokemon Go Exceeds 500,000,000 Worldwide Downloads

Nintendo & Niantic have jointly announced that Pokemon GO has exceeded five hundred million downloads worldwide across the Android & iOS platforms since the game’s worldwide earlier this summer. Describing the game this is what the CEO of the Pokemon Company […]

Aug
08

Pokémon GO updated again with minor bug fixes

Niantic announced today that mobile game sensation Pokémon GO has been updated to version 0.33.0 for Android and 1.3.0 for iOS devices. Below are some release notes and comments from the development team. Added a dialog to remind Trainers that […]

Aug
02

Response: I4U Embraces Sexism Blaming PR Issues on Marketing Manager’s Maternity Leave

This morning I came across an article on I4U’s site titled “The Sweet Reason of Niantic’s Lack of Communication About Pokemon GO Troubles”. Intrigued, I opened the article and read it. If I had been drinking coffee, I would have […]

Aug
02

Niantic Responds To User Complaints About Pokevision & 3 Step Removal

Niantic the developers behind Pokemon Go have finally issued a rather lengthy statement addressing user’s complaints after the removal of the ‘steps’ feature that allowed trainers to track nearby  Pokemon, the closure of 3rd party sites like PokeVision that allowed players to see […]

Jul
30

New Pokemon Go Update Adds Trainer Re-Customization, Removes ‘3 Step’ Feature

The latest version of Pokemon GO, Version 1.1.0 has rolled out on the Android & iOS platforms. This update brings an often requested feature – Trainer re-customization, allowing players to fit their digital avatar with different clothing. While browsing the […]

Jul
29

Niantic Switches Up Pokemon Spawns In Latest Pokemon Go Update 

Niantic continues to tweak their mobile smash hit Pokemon GO behind the scenes on a regular basis and adventurous users aren’t far behind them, discovering and cataloguing even the most minute changes to the game. Users over on The Silph road […]