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's Lunar New Year event adds a new shiny and offers extra Stardust
Niantic have kicked off yet another event in Pokemon GO. This time it's the Lunar New Year and five "dog type" Pokemon bring extra Stardust when caught. The latest shiny is Poochyena.
Niantic added Team Rocket and Team Rainbow outfits to Pokemon GO
Niantic have added a few more outfits to Pokemon GO. In addition to the outfits inspired by the Fisherman, Battle Girl, and Jogger trainer classes, Pokemon GO's in-game store now has Team Rainbow and Team Rocket clothes.
Pokemon GO's next Community Day event, Valentine's Day bonuses
Niantic's next Community Day event will go down on 24 February 2018. The event will focus on Dratini. Valentine's Day bonuses will stop being distributed on 15 February 2018.
A shiny Swablu now available in Pokemon GO
Pokemon GO has a new shiny monster. This time it's Swablu and it costs 400 candies to evolve it into Altaria. The new shiny Pokemon arrived as part of the latest Rayquaza update. The update also brought some Special, Great and Ultra boxes.
Legendary Pokemon Rayquaza now a Raid Boss in Pokemon GO
Niantic announced two new Gen 3 Legendary Pokemon will be available in Pokemon GO for a limited time. The Legendaries will be accompanied by other monsters from the Hoenn region. New special boxes available at the in-game store for a limited time.
Pokemon GO's EX Raid invite blunder was caused by a bug that is now fixed
Niantic came out and apologised for the mistake they've made regarding EX Raid invites. Turns out that a bug caused the wrong invites to be sent out. In the future, more gyms will be eligible to host the EX Raid battles and more Trainers will receive invites.
Pokemon GO has a new legendary on the way and it's not Rayquaza
Pokemon GO's dataminers have dug up a couple of hidden changes that should be coming in a future update. The most prominent of all is the addition of a new legendary Pokemon - Deoxys.
Pokemon GO makes changes to the EX Raid invite criteria
Pokemon GO seems to have made some changes to the way players get invited to EX Raids. Many players reported that they got an invite to a gym that's far away from their home. In some cases, players haven't been to the gyms they're invited to since their summer holiday.
Pokemon GO updated to have Shiny filters and new attributes for the upcoming Legendaries
Niantic released a new update for Pokemon GO. The latest patch adds a "Shiny" filter to the game's search function. Dataminers have uncovered some new quests as well as added attributes for Deoxys and Castform.
Niantic acquires AR startup Escher Reality and adds a couple of new outfits to Pokemon GO
Niantic recently joined forces with augmented reality startup Escher Reality. The two will work on making a persistent, shared AR game world similar to a MMO. The cross platform technology should be available more widely to developers later this year.