About the game
Pokemon Go is a free-to-play mobile game that sees players locate, catch, train and battle virtual Pokemon who can be found in real-life locations thanks to the game's use of augmented reality.
Pokemon Go Articles
Pokemon Go September Community Day is featuring Turtwig
Pokemon Go Community Day announcements seem to be getting earlier since the August event barely went by just yet and we already have an announcement for the September one. This one will feature Turtwig and start on 15 September 2019.
Shiny Poliwag comes to Pokemon Go with Yokohama Fest 2019
Europe and North America have had their turns with Pokemon Go fests and now it's time for Japan's celebration. It will be held in Yokohama across three different parks and the starting date will mark Shiny Poliwag's debut in the game.
Pokemon Go has been downloaded over a billion times
The Pokemon Company officially revealed that Pokemon Go has been downloaded a staggering one billion times on Android and iOS since its release three years ago. The figure is mentioned in one of the company's latest TV spots for the game.
Pokemon Go trainer battles will be more skill-oriented in future
Pokemon Go took the world by storm initially and continued to be an extremely popular title over the years but one gripe the players have to this day is the underwhelming PvP, trainer battles. It will no longer be a button mash fest.
Detective Pikachu becomes the highest-grossing video game film
Detective Pikachu is officially the highest-grossing video game film ever made. Last weekend, the film reached $436 million at the box office thanks to its remaining showings. Detective Pikachu dethroned Warcraft film from the top spot.
Pokemon Go and One Piece crossover event officially revealed
Niantic have officially announced the next Pokemon Go event and it's a crossover with Shonen Jump manga series One Piece. As things stand now, the crossover event will start on Monday, 22 July 2019 and will last until 29 July 2019.
Niantic backpedal on Pokemon GO's new switching mechanic
Niantic have recently added some new attacks and mechanics to Pokemon GO Trainer Battles but one of them, Pokemon switching hasn't worked as great as intended, so the developer will be reverting to the old version until it's polished.
Pokemon Go Entei Raid Day date and start time announced
Pokemon Go fest in Dortmund saw a lot of success as the community completed all the challenges which resulted in unlocking the Raid Day event, featuring Fire-type Entei. It will kick off on Sunday, 14 July 2019 and have some nifty bonuses.
More Team Rocket for Pokemon Go teased with a hot air balloon
Niantic have teased their intention to make Team Rocket a more relevant part of Pokemon Go at Europe's prime event for the ARG in Dortmund, Germany. There's still no word on what double the trouble will actually mean in terms of gameplay.
Pokemon Go gets new features and events for third anniversary
Niantic are celebrating Pokemon Go's third anniversary which prompted them to announce a pile of events and bonuses coming with it. One of the bonuses is a reintroduction of a familiar face that has a tendency to electrocute threats.