Pokémon GO


Pokémon GO Unveils New Battle-Themed Event Leading Up to GO Fest

Pokémon GO Unveils New Battle-Themed Event Leading Up To GO Fest

It's a busy weekend in Pokémon GO. As we previously reported, the function of Team GO Rocket is changing in major ways with the introduction of remote Rocket battles via the Team GO Rocket balloon, the arrival of the iconic Jessie and James, and the sneaky release of Shiny Shadow Lapras. It all culminates this […]

Jesse and James Arrive In Pokémon GO

Team Rocket's Jessie & James Arrive In Pokémon GO

Prepare for some nostalgia-fueled trouble, and make it double. Jessie and James, the iconic Team Rocket duo from the long-running Pokémon anime, have officially arrived in Pokémon GO. Niantic introduced the fan-favorite, Pikachu-kidnapping pair today in the mobile game directly on the heels of two major Team GO Rocket updates this week: the Team GO […]

Shiny Shadow Lapras Sneaks In to Pokémon GO

Some Shiny Shadow Lapras Sneaks Into Pokémon GO

Earlier this week, Niantic introduced Team GO Rocket balloons into Pokémon GO. This feature brought battles with Rocket Grunts, the boss Giovanni, and the powerful Team GO Rocket Leaders Cliff, Arlo, and Sierra to trainers remotely. This was especially of note because it gave players a chance to capture Shiny Shadow Pokémon, a rare variant only […]

Team GO Rocket Balloons Invade Pokémon GO

Team GO Rocket Balloon Invades Pokémon GO

Late yesterday afternoon, Pokémon GO trainers saw a shadow appear on their map from above. Upon zooming out, the source of the shadow would be revealed as an ominous, black hot air balloon with a red "R" emblazoned on it. This balloon ushers in a new era of Team GO Rocket in Pokémon GO, as […]

Kyurem Raids Come to Pokémon GO

Kyurem Raids Have Officially Arrived In Pokémon GO

Summer 2020 is the era of the dragons for Pokémon GO raids. As Niantic makes major changes to the mobile app to accommodate players who are still dealing with quarantine as a result of COVID-19, legendary raids remain a staple of the gameplay. Leading up to their first remote Pokémon GO Fest event later this […]

Pokémon Go Teases Generation Six in New Go Fest Image

Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Teaser Hints At Generation Six

Along with a new video promoting their first-ever at-home edition of Pokémon GO Fest, Niantic Labs, Inc. has released a teaser image for the event. Now, there's a lot going on here in this George Perez-esque artwork, packed to the brim with Pokémon, trainers, and Team Go Rocket villains. Let's take a closer look and […]

Rian Johnson Directs New Commercial For Pokémon GO Fest

Pokémon GO Fest has a new commercial out, and it was surprisingly directed by an unlikely source as Rain Johnson decided to make it. With the event taking place in everyone's home due to COVID-19, the team behind the game has had to get a little more creative with the way its been promoted and […]

The Pokémon Company Pledges $100K To The NAACP

The Pokémon Company Pledges $100K To The NAACP

The Pokémon Company has become the latest company to show support to the current unrest happening in America after the death of George Floyd. Today the company posted a quick tweet about the protests happening and have announced they will pledge $100k to Black Lives Matter and another $100k to the NAACP. Here's the statement […]

Zekrom Will Debut In Pokémon GO In June

Zekrom Will Officially Debut In Pokémon GO In June

Pokémon GO is about to get a new addition that should make some fans happy as Niantic will be adding Zekrom to the game. The word came down from the company as they announced all the things happening in June, which includes the new addition of the latest creature. Starting Tuesday, June 16th at 1pm […]

Niantic Announces Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Will Be An Online Event

Good news for Pokémon fans as Pokémon GO Fest 2020 will still happen, but Niantic will be taking the event online for everyone to join. Normally at this time of year, we'd be talking about the plans for the festival to take place in one of Chicago's parks in July. But due to COVID-19 pushing everyone's […]

Pokémon GO WIll Be Shut Down For Maintenance On June 1st

Pokémon GO Will Be Shut Down For Maintenance On June 1st

Pokémon GO fans should prepare for a short time without gaming as they will be shitting down for a few hours on June 1st, 2020. Niantic sent out the notice you see below as they are going to be doing some work on the game for about seven hours. Pokémon GO will be experiencing global downtime […]

Reshiram, Zekrom, & Kyurem Come To Pokémon GO Five Star Raids

Reshiram, Zekrom, & Kyurem Come To Pokémon GO Five Star Raids

Niantic revealed today that they will be bringing Unova creatures Reshiram, Zekrom, & Kyurem Come to Pokémon GO Five Star Raids. Bringing in all three from Pokémon Black and Pokémon White, the devs will start with Reshiram as the first for you to attempt to battle and capture. You can do this starting next Tuesday, […]

Niantic Wayfarer

Niantic Lowers Wayfarer Reviewer Level Requirement For Pokémon GO

It may be a little easier for you to turn a spot into a Pokémon GO location as Niantic has lowered their Wayfarer requirements. If you're not familiar with this system, it basically helps the company determine what spots they should turn into gyms and hotspot locations to pick up items, as well as what […]

You can now earn PokéCoins in Pokémon GO while at home.

Earn Pokémon GO PokéCoins From Your Couch, Because Social Distancing

In the past, earning PokéCoins in Pokémon GO has required that you leave your home to do so. In fact, since that's what the entire game revolves around, you had to leave your home for most of its functions. Developer Niantic has been making some changes to the game, however, in the name of social […]

Niantic Reveals New Content Coming To "Pokémon GO  in February

Niantic Unveils Pokémon GO's May Research Events

Niantic revealed last week all of the new research events that will be taking place in Pokémon GO over the course of May 2020. The prime storyline behind the next four weeks of research is that Team GO Rocket has apparently been on the down-low, so now from May to September, they won't be doing […]

GO Battle League Season 2 Pokemon GO

GO Battle League Season 2 Begins May 1st In Pokémon GO

Today Niantic announced that the second season of GO Battle League will launch in Pokémon GO this Friday, May 1st. The devs released the full set of details this morning on their blog, giving you both a recap of how Season One went as well as what's in store for you during Season Two. This […]

Pokémon GO Remote Raid Pass

Pokémon GO Is Slowly Rolling Out Remote Raids To Trainers

Niantic revealed today that they are now slowly rolling out the Remote Raids in Pokémon GO to a select set of trainers to start. The company posted several posts on their Twitter account, which we have for you below to read up on the shorthand details. These new raids have been designed so players can […]

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Gets A New Update To Portkeys

Niantic threw in a brand new update to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite that quietly fixed a few things, including portkeys. The devs are currently in the process of updating the game to version 2.12.0, and some of those changes mean small updates here and there with little fanfare. We have the notes from the latest […]

Abra Community Day Pokemon GO

Pokémon GO Reschedules Abra Community Day For April 25th

Niantic revealed today that the Abra Community Day event for Pokémon GO has been pushed back this month to April 25th. According to the devs, the move was made to make it easier for more people to participate from anywhere, including from home. Which is a blessing considering most of the country is either in […]

Pokémon GO Remote Raid Pass

Niantic Gives More Details On The Pokémon GO Remote Raid Pass

Niantic has released new info this morning about their upcoming Remote Raid Pass which will be added to Pokémon GO shortly. With the coronavirus keeping people at home and not able to really leave the home too often to raid, the company had to find a solution to keep people active in the game from […]