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"Shiny" Pokemon Coming to Pokemon Go

"Shiny" Pokemon Coming to Pokemon Go

It looks like the team behind Pokemon Go still has some surprises up their sleeves. There were a few problems this weekend, but...

Nov 21 2016, 10:00am CST

Pokemon Go Gen 2 Update - You'll Be Waiting

Pokemon Go Gen 2 Update - You'll Be Waiting

Everyone who has been waiting for the Generation 2 Pokemon to be introduced into Pokemon Go since the launch in January. The ga...

Nov 17 2016, 11:40am CST

Pokemon Go Pre-Thanksgiving Event

Pokemon Go Pre-Thanksgiving Event

For most people, Pokemon Go is something they only open up once in a while anymore. However, Niantic and Nintendo want to chang...

Nov 16 2016, 6:33am CST

Ditto and Gen 2 Pokemon Have Been Found in Pokemon Go - More Information

Ditto and Generation 2 Pokemon Have Been Found in Pokemon Go App Source Code

There have been rumors circulating about the Generation 2 Pokemon and the always elusive Ditto since basically the start of the...

Nov 7 2016, 9:35am CST

Niantic Releases Pokemon Go App 0.41.4 for Android and 1.11.4 for iOS

Niantic Releases Pokemon Go App 0.41.4 for Android and 1.11.4 for iOS

The new Pokemon Go updates for Android and iOS are now in the respective app stores....

Oct 14 2016, 2:20pm CDT

FastPokeMap Creator Says Niantic's Security Hurts Trainers

FastPokeMap Creator Says Niantic's Security Hurts Pokemon Go Trainers

The FastPokeMap developer is close to bring back his real-time Pokemon tracker. He took some time today to take swipe at Niant...

Oct 13 2016, 10:10am CDT

Pokemon Go App 0.41.4 for Android and 1.11.2 for iOS Appear in App Stores

Pokemon Go App 0.41.4 for Android and 1.11.2 for iOS Appear in App Stores

The new Pokemon Go updates for Android and iOS are now in the respective app stores....

Oct 13 2016, 12:27am CDT

Niantic Quietly Releases Pokemon Go App 0.41.3

Niantic Quietly Releases Pokemon Go App 0.41.3

The announced new Pokemon Go update for Android got already an update....

Oct 12 2016, 1:33am CDT

Niantic Avoids Court Action Removing Pokemon  from Dutch Beaches of Kijkduin

Niantic Avoids Court Action Removing Pokemon from Dutch Beaches of Kijkduin

The threat of a court action has made Niantic agree to remove Pokemon spawn points from a protected natural area in the Netherl...

Oct 11 2016, 9:09am CDT

Pokemon Go Maps that Still Work after New Pokemon Go API Change

Pokemon Go Maps that Still Work after New Pokemon Go API Change

Niantic has disabled access for all real-time Pokemon tracker and mapping services. Also all bots stopped working as the Pokemo...

Oct 8 2016, 1:52pm CDT

Pokemon Go Capture Bonus for Rare Pokemon Announced by Niantic

Pokemon Go Capture Bonus for Rare Pokemon Announced by Niantic

Niantic has announced a new feature coming to Pokemon Go....

Oct 6 2016, 12:41am CDT

Niantic Enables Captcha Aimed at Blocking 3rd Party Pokemon Go Scanners, Bots and Apps

Niantic Enables Captcha Aimed at Blocking 3rd Party Pokemon Go Scanners, Bots and Apps

It has happened. Niantic unleashed the pending security update blocking bots and scanners....

Oct 5 2016, 4:06pm CDT

Google Is Proud of How it Handled the Pokemon Go Launch

Google Is Proud of How it Handled the Pokemon Go Launch

Pokemon Go players might disagree. Niantic's Pokemon Go had a very rough launch in July as the viral popularity was not an...

Sep 30 2016, 9:11am CDT

Pokemon Go App Updates 0.39.0 and 1.9.0 Are Must Have for Pokemon Go Plus Owners

Pokemon Go App Updates 0.39.0 and 1.9.0 Are Must Have for Pokemon Go Plus Owners

Niantic announced new updates for Pokemon Go, bringing a major change for Pokemon Go Plus users....

Sep 23 2016, 3:12am CDT

Trading, Player v. Player Battles, and More: What's Next for Pokemon Go

Trading, Player v. Player Battles, and More: What's Next for Pokemon Go

John Hankey, the CEO at Niantic, says that after the Pokemon Go launch in July, he is "exhausted, but elated." He also says tha...

Sep 19 2016, 1:27pm CDT

Niantic CEO John Hanke Talks Pokemon Go Future Features Trading, Events and Battling

Niantic CEO John Hanke Talks Pokemon Go Future Features Trading, Events and Battling

Now that Pokemon Go is stable, Niantic has time to think about the future features of Pokemon Go....

Sep 19 2016, 2:25am CDT

Pokemon Go App Update 0.37.0 Blocks Rooted Phones and Changes Server Communication

Pokemon Go App Update 0.37.0 Blocks Rooted Phones and Changes Server Communication

Niantic serves big blow to bot users and GPS spoofers with the latest Pokemon Go App Update 0.37.0....

Sep 11 2016, 1:21am CDT

Niantic and Government Talk Pokemon Go Privacy Problems

Niantic and Government Talk Pokemon Go Privacy Problems

Pokemon Go creators Niantic have responded to a letter from Senator Al Franken that questioned whether the popular game's priva...

Sep 1 2016, 1:58pm CDT

Niantic Reversing a few Pokémon Go Account Bans

Niantic Reversing a few Pokémon Go Account Bans

On Monday, the company announced it will lift up a few mistake bans issued last week....

Aug 30 2016, 9:43am CDT

Niantic Allows Use of Pokemon Go Trackers For the Time Being

Niantic Allows Use of Pokemon Go Trackers For the Time Being

A new update from Niantic about Pokemon Go account bans basically says you can use 3rd party Pokemon Go maps and trackers for n...

Aug 30 2016, 1:47am CDT

Get A Pokemon Go Permit for Parks Says Milwaukee County to Niantic

Get A Pokemon Go Permit for Parks Says Milwaukee County to Niantic

The Milwaukee County calls for order and asked Niantic's CEO to apply for a permit to use state parks as locations. Update...

Aug 24 2016, 4:24am CDT

Niantic CEO John Hanke Will Talk Pokemon Go at Disrupt SF 2016

Niantic CEO John Hanke Will Talk Pokemon Go at Disrupt SF 2016

TechCrunch announced that John Hanke will be on stage at the Disrupt SF 2016 next month....

Aug 23 2016, 8:26am CDT

Niantic Response To Pokemon Go Ban Appeal Is Tough

Niantic Response To Pokemon Go Ban Appeal Is Tough

First permanently banned Pokemon Go trainers get harsh response to ban appeal....

Aug 19 2016, 3:29am CDT

Niantic Sends Out Pokemon Go Account Termination Emails

Niantic Sends Out Pokemon Go Account Termination Emails

Pokemon Go trainers report receiving emails from Niantic that their account has been banned....

Aug 18 2016, 1:26am CDT

Trick to Throw a Perfect Pokeball Every Time in Pokemon Go

Trick to Throw a Perfect Pokeball Every Time in Pokemon Go

There is a lot to learn to become a better trainer in Pokemon Go. Check out these great tutorials to learn how to throw very ac...

Aug 17 2016, 1:49am CDT

Poke Go++ 1.5 with Built-in Map is the Better Pokemon Go App

Poke Go++ 1.5 with Built-in Map is the Better Pokemon Go App

Developer Will Cobb enhances the Pokemon Go app with real-time map and tons of features to track and catch Pokemon anywhere. Yo...

Aug 16 2016, 8:54am CDT

Pokemon Go Maker Niantic Is Worth More Than $10 Billion

Pokemon Go Maker Niantic Is Worth More Than $10 Billion

One game can make the difference for a game developer. For Niantic that game is Pokemon Go....

Aug 12 2016, 9:42am CDT

Niantic Broke Pokemon Go API and Trackers to be able to Launch in Latin America

Niantic Broke Pokemon Go API and Trackers to be able to Launch in Latin America

Pokemon Go maker Niantic shared the reasons why the company had to shutdown 3rd party Pokemon Go trackers now....

Aug 5 2016, 2:13am CDT

Niantic Breaks Pokemon Go API, All Bots and Trackers Stopped Working

Niantic Breaks Pokemon Go API, All Bots and Trackers Stopped Working

Niantic has changed the way the Pokemon Go app communicates with Pokemon Go servers, breaking the so called Pokemon Go APIs....

Aug 4 2016, 4:31am CDT

Niantic Releases Pokemon Go in Latin America in Time of Olympic Games in Rio

Niantic Releases Pokemon Go in Latin America in Time of Olympic Games in Rio

The wait for Pokemon Go fans in Brazil and other South American countries will soon be over according to John Hanke and Niantic...

Aug 4 2016, 2:47am CDT

Pokemon Go Creator Niantic CEO's Twitter Account Hacked

Pokemon Go Creator Niantic CEO's Twitter Account Hacked

After hacking Pokemon Go servers last month, hacking group OurMine on Tuesday broke into the Twitter account of John Hanke, th...

Aug 2 2016, 9:15pm CDT

Niantic Explains Pokemon Go 3-Step Removal and Shutdown of Third-party Pokemon Trackers and APIs

Niantic Explains Pokemon Go 3-Step Removal and Shutdown of Third-party Pokemon Trackers and APIs

This is a historic moment. Niantic is reaching out to its community, explaining what is going on....

Aug 2 2016, 2:07am CDT

Niantic Shuts Down Pokevision and other Pokemon Trackers

Niantic Shuts Down Pokevision and other Pokemon Trackers

The crackdown on unauthorized apps of Pokemon Go continues....

Jul 31 2016, 1:32pm CDT

Niantic Releases Pokemon Go App 0.31.0 for Android and Pokemon Go App 1.1.0 for iOS

Niantic Releases Pokemon Go App 0.31.0 for Android and Pokemon Go App 1.1.0 for iOS

There is a new major update of the Pokemon Go app available for Android smartphones and iPhones....

Jul 31 2016, 1:17am CDT

The Sweet Reason of Niantic's Lack of Communication About Pokemon Go Troubles

The Sweet Reason of Niantic's Lack of Communication About Pokemon Go Troubles

The immediate and gigantic success of Pokemon Go has overwhelmed the game's developer Niantic. Here is the reason why the...

Jul 21 2016, 1:21pm CDT

Pressure on Niantic Grows as Pokemon Go Trainers Release Frustration on Reddit

Pressure on Niantic Grows as Pokemon Go Trainers Release Frustration on Reddit

Pokemon Go servers suffered a major outage again last evening....

Jul 21 2016, 4:09am CDT