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Pokemon GO’s Massive Raid / Gym Update Now Live On iOS

Niantic and Nintendo rolled out the recently announced Gym / Raid update for Pokemon GO on iOS and Android this afternoon. Trainers haven’t been able to go to their local Gyms for a few days now, simply receiving a message […]


The Pokémon GO Eggstravaganza runs thru April 20th

Niantic and The Pokémon Company have detailed their spring promotion for mobile title Pokémon GO – the Pokémon GO Eggstravaganza. From 4:00 PM EDT on April 13th thru 4:00 PM EDT on April 20th, 2017, a greater variety of Pokémon […]


Pokémon GO launching global water festival In-Game Event

Niantic and The Pokémon Company International today revealed Pokémon GO’s next in-game celebration, the Pokémon GO Water Festival. From today at 4:00 PM EST until March 29th at 4:00 PM EST, trainers will be more likely to encounter Water-type Pokémon […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]