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Niantic Offers A Week Of 1/4 Egg Hatch Distance In Pokémon GO

Niantic Offers A Week Of 1/4 Egg Hatch Distance In Pokémon GO

If you currently play Pokémon GO on an Android 9 or below, you may have noticed an issue with Adventure Sync. This aspect of the game, which tracks movement and is used to hatch Eggs, was not functioning correctly for players with affected devices, leading to uncounted steps and unhatched Eggs. Niantic has now not only […]

Pokémon GO Is Testing Changes To XP For Certain Trainers

Pokémon GO Is Testing Changes To XP For Certain Trainers

Shortly after discontinuing tests that introduced new ways to earn Pokécoins in Pokémon GO, Niantic is taking a new trial to certain countries. This time, it's the XP system to which they will be introducing potential changes. In their official announcement for these upcoming Pokémon GO tests, Niantic wrote: Beginning on Monday, November 9, 2020, new […]

Pokémon GO Is Bigger Than Ever: 1 Billion Dollars Earned In 2020

Pokémon GO Is Bigger Than Ever: 1 Billion Dollars Earned In 2020

If you look at social media and see all of the posts about people looking back to "the Pokémon GO summer" with nostalgia, referencing the cultural phenomenon of the game's 2016 debut, you would think that the game has seen better days. However, those who play the game and are involved in its community know better. […]

Selkbag The Original Wearable Sleeping Bag&#8230 For Gaming

Selk'bag, The Original Wearable Sleeping Bag… For Gaming

I'm what you'd call a fall and winter weather freak. When I was little, I'd even walk around the house with a sleeping bag unzipped and draped around my shoulders. My closet is filled with sweaters, fleeces, hoodies, and of course, the ever-popular onesie. So when I was sent a Selk'bag Lite 6G to review […]

Why To Ignore Recommended Suggestions In Pokémon GO Raids

Why To Ignore "Recommended" Suggestions In Pokémon GO Raids

When entering a raid in Pokémon GO, you will be given six pre-selected Pokémon in the "Recommended" menu. Using these Pokémon, to the confusion of many trainers, often leads to your attackers doing "Not Very Effective" damage to the raid boss. In this guide, Bleeding Cool will break down why that happens and help Pokémon GO trainers […]

Pokémon GO &#038 Niantic Launch Local Business Recovery Initiative

Pokémon GO & Niantic Launch Local Business Recovery Initiative

Niantic has announced plans to assist 1,000 small businesses with its Local Business Recovery Initiative. Following up on this summer's announcement of the initiative, which encouraged Pokémon GO players from around to globe to nominate local businesses for consideration as points of interest in the game, Niantic has released details on how they will help […]

How To Grind XP &#038 Reach Level 40 In Pokémon GO

How To Grind XP & Reach Level 40 In Pokémon GO

Most Pokémon GO trainers set out with the obvious goal: catch 'em all. However, there's also another major goal in the game that many will grind in order to hit, as it offers not only a badge of honor but also in-game usefulness. This goal is, of course, hitting Level 40. This allows trainers to […]

A Sealed Copy of Final Fantasy VII is Up for Sale on Heritage Auctions

A Sealed Copy of Final Fantasy VII is Up for Sale on Heritage Auctions

The Final Fantasy series has been influencing video games since the first one came out in on the NES back in 1987 For JRPG fans, there is always one game that really helped connect them to the series, and for this writer, that game was Final Fantasy VII, and I'm far from alone there Final[...]

New Video Game Event Called The Guerrilla Collective Will Air In June

New Video Game Event Called The Guerrilla Collective Will Air In June

This particular one will be a three-day event hosted by Kinda Funny’s Greg Miller and produced by Media Indie Exchange (The MIX) will feature dozens of indie and prominent studios and developers showings off the games they would have shown patrons at E3 2020 in Los Angeles The event will run from June 6th-8th, and you[...]

A New Look at The Ascent for Xbox Series X

A New Look at The Ascent for Xbox Series X

Are you looking for a new action RPG to dive into with the new Xbox Series X? The Ascent is for you. It pulls inspiration from sci-fi and cyberpunk lore, players will have the chance to explore a myriad of districts; slums, luxury spheres, and more. You'll be able to rob your enemies for upgraded […]

GameStop Launches Contactless Curbside Delivery Service

GameStop Launches "Contactless" Curbside Delivery Service

However, GameStop, a massive gaming retail chain-store, has decided to throw all of that caution to the wind with their newest exploit (and I do mean exploit) of offering a "contactless" curbside delivery service for customers to pick up games.[caption id="attachment_1183770" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: GameStop[/caption]According to GameStop, via a source who got an email from[...]

Gamestop Being Closed in CA PA Presumably More

Gamestop Being Closed in CA, PA, Presumably More

Previously we here at Bleeding Cool reported that, amid growing concern about the Coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the globe, Gamestop has been keeping their doors open Additionally, they had been urging employees to do this despite what local law enforcement says to them This was all under the pretense that Gamestop is a source of[...]

Gamestop Claims Essential Retail Status Can Stay Open

Gamestop Claims "Essential Retail" Status, "Can Stay Open"

Gamestop, a key retailer of video games, video game accessories, and (potentially soon) video game experiences, has announced that due to having status as an "essential" retailer, they can keep their stores open during these times of the COVID-19 (also known as Coronavirus) outbreak.[caption id="attachment_1167634" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: Gamestop (photo credit: Josh Nelson)[/caption]According to sources,[...]

CMON Expo 2020 Cancelled Coronavirus to Blame (Again)

CMON Expo 2020 Cancelled, Coronavirus to Blame (Again)

As a tabletop gamer, I'm sorry to say that we practically saw this coming. From video game conventions of all sorts (including Pokemon GO – of which the St. Louis Safari Zone is among the most recent casualties) to major streaming conventions like TwitchCon and far beyond, fear of the recent outbreak of coronavirus has […]

Gamestop 2.0: A Retail Renaissance Pt. 5

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 5

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0" If not, this can be found here I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the[...]

Gamestop 2.0: A Retail Renaissance Pt. 4

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 4

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0" If not, this can be found here I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the[...]

Gamestop 2.0: A Retail Renaissance Pt. 3

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 3

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0" If not, this can be found here I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the[...]

Gamestop 2.0: A Retail Renaissance Pt. 2

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! Pt. 2

Hey there! By now, I hope you've seen my earlier article concerning an overview of Gamestop's experimental revitalization and rebranding project in Tulsa, Oklahoma, known there as "Gamestop 2.0" If not, this can be found here I'd highly recommend you give it a look if you want an overview of what marvelous things await the[...]

Gamestop 2.0: A Retail Renaissance &#8211 Pt.1

"Gamestop 2.0": A Retail Renaissance! – Pt.1

Gamestop has been a quintessential force in gaming retail Famous for having a presence in almost every shopping mall and retail strip, and infamously joked about for providing heavily-diminished returns on trade-ins, people often say that Gamestop is on its last legs However, despite anything that you may have heard, this could not be farther[...]

Brittanys 2020 Gaming Resolutions: Just Buy the Thing

Brittany's 2020 Gaming Resolutions: Just Buy the Thing

[caption id="attachment_1140126" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Enhance Games[/caption]Now that 2020 is finally here, I'm all about making some important changes in my gaming life I'm going to make this year special in several ways, cut out some old habits, and try plenty of new things That brings me here: to my 2020 New Year's gaming resolutions[...]