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  1. Android News

    ‘Pokémon Go’ fetch quests could bring you closer to Mew

    Pokémon Go. Soon, you'll be able to tackle "Research Tasks." Essentially, they're fetch-quests like you'd find in a typical RPG. The first of these tasks relate to uncovering the legendary Mew Pokemon, which might eventually lead to you being able to catch it.
  2. Android News

    Niantic to host 48 real-life Ingress events around the world

    After giving us a sneak peek of its revamp called Ingress Prime late last year, the Niantic has revealed that it's hosting 48 free real-world events for the hidden-reality sci-fi game in 2018 and 2019. They'll take place around the globe, adding layers of mystery in augmented reality to cities...
  3. Android News

    Pokémon Go developer Niantic just bought an AR backend company Escher Reality

    Niantic looks to be making an investment for the future, as it's just purchased Escher Reality, a startup specializing in backend (read: multiplayer) solutions for VR.
  4. Android News

    Here's the first teaser trailer for 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery'

    In addition to Niantic's Harry Potter: Wizards Unite AR game that's coming out at some point over the next 12 months, we'll also be getting a mobile RPG title in the form of Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. This game was first announced in mid-December, and now we have an even better idea of what...
  5. Android News

    Pokémon Go Community Days bring exclusive captures every month

    Niantic has announced a new event for Pokemon Go called Community Days, where you'll be able to catch specific Pokemon with special moves for a few hours each day.
  6. Android News

    Niantic announces huge Ingress update for 2018

    Ingress is getting a big update soon. Called Ingress Prime, it'll be released as an update to the existing Ingress game when it's ready for primetime. The game will still play mostly the same as the current version, but it'll come with upgraded visuals and new angle of storytelling, as well as a...
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    'Pokémon Go' legendary Ho-Oh is catchable for limited time

    After the Global Catch Challenge was completed, Niantic had another surprise in store for Pokemon Go players: it unlocked the chance to catch the legendary Pokemon Ho-Oh. It will be available at gym raid locations through December 12th.
  8. Android News

    'Pokemon Go' is making major changes to raids

    Niantic has detailed forthcoming changes to raids in Pokemon Go. Changes will include new rewards, new mechanics, new eligible raid locations, and more.
  9. Android News

    Pokémon GO players catch 500 million Pokémon in under two days

    Pokemon's latest go calls on trainres to collectively catch 3 billion Pokemon to gain access to Farfetch'd. 500 million Pokemon have already been caught in under 2 days.
  10. Android News

    Pokemon Go developer has bought an animation startup

    Today Niantic Labs has announced it has acquired Evertoon, an animation startup company. The official blog post says the folks at Evertoon will help build a social community for Pokemon Go players.
  11. Android News

    Niantic CEO says AR will reach its full potential with glasses

    Niantic CEO John Hanke believes AR technology won't reach it's full potential until it's built into glasses.
  12. Android News

    Niantic announces Pokemon Go AR photo contest

    Niantic has announced a new contest for Pokemon Go players to capture the best AR photography. The contest is open until October 25th.
  13. Android News

    Niantic's next AR game could feature audio cues

    According to Niantic CTO Phil Keslin, the company will develop a game that players can interact with in a more natural manner.
  14. Android News

    European 'Pokémon Go' events are back on the schedule

    Niantic has announced that Pokemon GO events in Europe are back on schedule after the company had to delay them to improve the attractions following a disastrous Chicago event. It begins with France, Spain and Germany for a Safari Zone get-together on the 16th.
  15. Android News

    Pokemon Gen 2 legendaries are live in Pokemon Go

    Pokemon Go players now have the chance to find Raikou, Entei and Suicune, originally from the Johto region in different areas of the world. This event lasts from now until September 30th.
  16. Android News

    Some Pokémon Go events in Europe postponed after Chicago issues

    Pokemon Go Fest did not go well, with technical issues and cell coverage problems preventing many players from participating at the event's Chicago location in Grant Park. That experience has halted plans for similar events in Europe.
  17. Android News

    Pokémon Go Fest attendees file lawsuit against Niantic

    Pokemon Go Fest attendees are angry that Niantic's first event in Chicago kicked off so poorly. Now they're seeking legal action against the developer.
  18. Android News

    Niantic tries to explain the Pokémon Go Fest problems

    Niantic says mobile congestion and technical issues with their client are the reason the Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago failed so spectacularly.
  19. Android News

    'Pokémon Go Fest' issues refunds after tech problems ruin event

    After server issues plagued the Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago, Niantic has announced it will refund ticket costs to all attendees and give them $100 in PokeCoins to spend in the game.
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    Pokémon Go’s first legendary Pokémon arrive this weekend

    Pokémon Go is finally getting legendary monsters. Starting this weekend, trainers around the world will be able to catch their first legendary Pokémon. Pokémon Go Fest attendees will get first dibs on legendary monsters at the Saturday, July 22 event after completing an Epic Raid Battle where...
  21. Android News

    Pokemon Go begins celebrating its first birthday with various global events

    Niantic has revealed more details about its game's first birthday celebration. Apparently, you can participate in the event no matter where you are in the world by working with the participants at Grant Park during three Challenge Windows that will take place throughout the day.
  22. Android News

    Here’s how Niantic will take on Pokemon Go cheaters

    Niantic Labs has explained how it will handle Pokemon Go cheaters now that the games latest update is available to download.
  23. Android News

    Pokemon Go downloads cross 750 million mark

    Pokemon Go has exceeded 750 million downloads since the game launched in July of last year. The game crossed the 500 million mark in September of last year, so this 250m worth of growth has been much slower.
  24. Android News

    Niantic celebrates Pokémon Go anniversary with huge update

    Pokemon Go has been around for nearly a year now and to celebrate, Niantic is holding several events. An in-game Solstice Event starts on June 13th and will see more fire and ice type Pokemon, as well as huge XP bonuses for throwing accurately and discounted Lucky Eggs. A real-world Pokemon Go...
  25. Android News

    Pokemon Go to get "huge" update in July

    Niantic has supposedly mentioned that Pokemon Go's next big update lands this July. The update is expected to bring new game mechanics like gym raids, PvP, and trading. It may also bring us the first of the legendary Pokemon.