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Pokémon GO Offers Another Make-Up Event for GO Fest But Not For All

Pokémon GO Offers Another Make-Up Event for GO Fest, But Not For All

A few days ago, we posed the question: Will There Be A Make-Up Day for Pokémon GO Fest Make-Up Day? The answer, as it turns out, is "yes." Due to Shiny Unown being mistakenly unavailable to Pokémon GO trainers in certain locations during the event, Niantic is offering yet another re-do for GO Fest 2020 to […]

Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Make-Up Day Preparation Guide

Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Make-Up Day Preparation Guide

Tomorrow is GO Fest 2020 Make-up Day in Pokémon GO. It will run Sunday August 15th from 11AM to 2PM local time, as an apology of sorts from Niantic for the server issues during the first day of GO Fest 2020. Later on today, we will be reporting what exactly the day will entail as […]

Gible Returns: Full Raid Rotation for Dragon Week in Pokémon GO

Gible Returns: Full Raid Rotation for Dragon Week in Pokémon GO

Niantic shocked its player base last week by introducing the ultra-rare Gible into raids in Pokémon GO for the first time, and now that little shark-like wild boy is back for Ultra Unlock: Dragon Week. Gible is now appearing in Tier Two raids with its Shiny form available, along with the legendary dragon Rayquaza. Bleeding […]

Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Preparation Guide #3: The Day Of

Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Preparation Guide #3: The Day Of

Pokémon GO Fest 2020 is just around for corner for Pokémon GO players, as Niantic brings their annual blowout event to trainers remotely. With GO Fest 2020 able to be played from wherever players of the mobile game are, preparation for the event will be different from previous years. Bleeding Cool is here to help, with our pre-launch […]

Todays Oddish Spotlight Hour Celebrates Pokémon GOs Summer Event

Today's Oddish Spotlight Hour Celebrates Pokémon GO's Summer Event

The Summer Event, the final set of challenges leading up to GO Fest 2020, is ending this Wednesday in Pokémon GO. Before it is over, though, one of its featured spawns is getting an hour to itself with a special bonus. Today is Oddish Spotlight Hour from 6PM to 7PM local time, where the game […]

Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Teaser Hints At Generation Six

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

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 […]

Niantic Announces Pokémon GO Fest 2020 Will Be An Online Event

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 Reveals Special Japan Plans And Gift Giving Event

"Pokémon GO" Reveals Special Japan Plans And Gift Giving Event

Nevermind the Team Rocket stuff happening in Pokémon GO right now, there are two more events on the way for the game in August. First off, Niantic revealed their plans for Pokémon GO Fest 2019 in Yokohama, Japan this week, letting fans on Twitter know that there's a chance they could snag a Shiny Poliwag […]

Niantic Announces Pokémon GO Fest for Dortmund Germany in July

Niantic Announces Pokémon GO Fest for Dortmund, Germany in July

Niantic will be taking Pokémon GO Fest international as they will bring the event to Europe in July, setting up in Dortmund, Germany. The event will take place from July 4th-7th in Westfalenpark, which was chosen after the company ran a successful Pokémon GO Safari Zone event there in 2018 that brought it over 170k […]

Niantic is Holding a Lottery To Purchase Pokémon GO Fest Tix

Niantic is Holding a Lottery To Purchase Pokémon GO Fest Tix

If you're thinking about going to Pokémon GO Fest this year, you're going to have to enter a lottery to even qualify to purchase tickets. It appears Niantic is going to be preventing scalpers and others who don't even play the game from being able to cash in on the Chicago summer event by making […]

Niantic Looking For New Cities To Host Live Events Like Pokémon GO

Niantic Looking For New Cities To Host Live Events Like Pokémon GO

In what feels like a really weird marketing campaign to find cities for events, Niantic is asking fans of Pokémon GO to do the work for them. The company has launched a new social media effort with the hashtag #NianticLive2020 to get you to decide where they should hold events. The company even released a […]

Pokémon GO Fest 2019 Confirmed For Chicago Return in June

Pokémon GO Fest 2019 Confirmed For Chicago Return in June

Niantic officially announced this week that Pokémon GO Fest 2019 was officially returning to Chicago in Grant Park from June 13th-16th. While the company didn't give major details behind the events, it did list off some activities that would be taking place, which we have for you below. The Chicago event will be the kickoff […]

According to Multiple Reports Pokémon GO Fest Was a Success This Time

According to Multiple Reports, Pokémon GO Fest Was a Success This Time

It's not too far-fetched to say that when Niantic announced a second Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago, a lot of people assumed it was going to be terrible. After last year's, let's say, "debacle" that ended in Niantic losing a lawsuit from festival attendees, we kind of assumed we might not be seeing it again. To our […]

Celebi Has Been Added For Pokémon GO Fest Attendees

Celebi Has Been Added For Pokémon GO Fest Attendees

If you happen to be attending the Pokémon GO Fest, which to our knowledge hasn't been terrible this year, there's a special Pokémon for you to find. Right now, as we're writing this, it's currently been confirmed that those who are in Chicago at the festival have a chance to snag Celebi. There's a bunch of steps that you […]

Pokémon GO Fest 2018 is Already Sold Out in Chicago

Pokémon GO Fest 2018 is Already Sold Out in Chicago

Bad news for Pokémon GO players who were looking forward to attending Pokémon GO Fest 2018 this year in Chicago. If you didn't already buy your tickets to the event, you're out of luck, as the event officially sold out in less than an hour. The news came down today from the game's official Twitter account. […]

Pokémon GO Fest 2018 is Returning to Chicago

Pokémon GO Fest 2018 is Returning to Chicago

You'd think after last year's debacle, Niantic would have learned their lesson and not thrown another Pokémon GO Fest where you charge money for thousands of people to come to a low wi-fi area and try to play your game. Clearly not as the company will be throwing a second festival in July, charging $20 a […]

Niantic Settles Pokémon GO Fest Lawsuit for $1.5 Million

Niantic Settles Pokémon GO Fest Lawsuit for $1.5 Million

Remember last year when the Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago turned out to be one of the most poorly conceived festivals in years, resulting in thousands of fans not being able to participate in the event and even booing Niantic staff on stage? At the time a lot of people went online declaring they wanted their […]

European Pokémon GO Events Pushed Back After Chicago Debacle

European 'Pokémon GO' Events Pushed Back After Chicago Debacle

As you've already read on our site and others several times, Pokémon GO Fest was an absolute disaster. To the point where festival attendees are now suing Niantic and other organizers over how it was handled. In lieu of the events that transpired in Chicago last weekend, Niantic has decided to take some extra precautions moving […]

Attendees Of Pokémon GO Fest Planning To Sue Niantic

Attendees Of 'Pokémon GO' Fest Planning To Sue Niantic

Multiple sources are reporting today that attendees of the Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago are seeking legal action against Niantic and other festival organizers. According to Polygon, "Chicago-based attorney Thomas Zimmerman said he was contacted by Jonathan Norton, a California local who traveled to the area for the event. Since then, Zimmerman told Polygon that "20 […]