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  • News You Can Now Catch Hisuian Voltorb In Pokémon GO

    The new form featured in Pokémon Legends: Arceus

    To celebrate the launch of Pokémon Legends: Arceus on the Nintendo Switch this week, Niantic's popular mobile game Pokémon GO is hosting its own special events. As of January 30th, the new Hisuian Voltorb form has started to spawn in-game. The Hisuian form is electric-grass type. In addition to...

  • News Pokémon GO Disables Trading After Player Discovers Lucky Bug

    "Trading is currently unavailable as we investigate an issue"

    On January 19th, a Pokémon GO player posted on Pokémon GO subreddit "The Silph Road", showing off his latest discovery — he had traded 100 Pokémon with a friend and they all turned "Lucky". "Lucky" is a rare, but much-desired type of buff in the game, which has about a 5% chance of...

  • Random LAPD Officers Fired For Catching Pokémon Instead Of Crooks

    “Holy crap, man. This thing is fighting the crap out of me”

    Court documents have revealed details of a story of two LAPD officers who were fired from the force back in 2017 for playing Pokémon GO on duty — whilst ignoring calls for backup at a nearby robbery-in-progress. As reported by Vice, Officers Louis Lozano and Eric Mitchell, who have...

  • News Pokémon GO Might Be Getting Google Ads, And Fans Aren't Happy

    "I swear if they add ads I’ll quit"

    Pokémon GO has been around for a fair few years now, and has made its creators a bunch of cash via in-app purchases and sponsored PokéStops and gyms. However, it would seem that Niantic is looking to expand the money-making potential of the game by including Google ads. Datamining group PokeMiners has spotted...

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