Friday12th Oct 2018
It never ends
Niantic and The Pokémon Company has just announced that Gen 4 will make its way into Pokémon GO soon, sparking a frenzy of excitement in all fans. For the uninitiated, that's the collection of monsters from the Sinnoh region that first made an appearance in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl. We don't know exactly when the new Pokémon...
8.86 million additional installs
Pokémon GO appears to be an unstoppable force, with Sensor Tower reporting Niantic's mobile hit just had its best month since November 2017. The title grossed close to $85 million ($84.8 million, to be exact) during the month of September. This is a 15 percent month-over-month increase and compared to last September...
Wednesday10th Oct 2018
Get your hands on Meltan
The Pokémon Company has shared two brand new videos giving us a greater look at Meltan, the recently discovered mythical Pokémon set to appear in Pokémon GO and Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!. As you can see in the trailer
Tuesday9th Oct 2018
Sinnoh is here!
The Pokémon Company has shared the tiniest of teases confirming that Generation 4 Pokémon are headed to the ever-popular Pokémon GO. Fans have been asking for the next generation of monsters - which originally appeared in Pokémon Diamond & Pearl - for quite a while now, and the most observant players have also noticed that...
Friday5th Oct 2018
A psychic type celebration
The latest event for Pokémon GO has been revealed, celebrating all things psychic-type by giving players the chance to catch lots of new Pokémon. Called the Psychic Spectacular, this event coincides with Mewtwo's current appearance in Raids, with Psychic-type Pokémon such as Abra, Ralts, and Baltoy appearing more...
Tuesday2nd Oct 2018
Shiny Krabby available, too
Now that October is well and truly underway, a new batch of Field Research tasks have become available in Pokémon GO, giving players another chance to get their hands on the elusive legendary Pokémon Suicune. Following the usual setup put in place over the last few months, Suicune can now be obtained by working towards...
Monday1st Oct 2018
Pokémon GO joins the fun
From now until November 16th, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company are taking Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! and Let’s Go, Eevee! on a road trip around the US. The event began on the weekend in Los Angeles and for the next two months, the colorful pop-up tour will visit seven different cities across the country. The finale...
Sunday30th Sep 2018
Niantic takes action
A famous Pokémon GO player has recently had his account suspended by Niantic for breaking the rules of the popular mobile game. According to Nintendo Soup, Singapore-based player Brandon Tan has made a name for himself by becoming the best Pokémon GO trainer in the world. As committed to the cause as he is, it appears he's...
Friday28th Sep 2018
Grab yourself a shiny
Details for Pokémon GO's next Community Day have been revealed, with the Generation 3 Pokémon Beldum being the centre of attention this time around. As is always the case for Pokemon GO Community Days, this special Beldum event will give players a great chance to catch the steel and psychic type monster on display - and...
Wednesday26th Sep 2018
That's a lot of in-app transactions
The mobile video game market is absolutely massive. If you're still not convinced, the latest Pokémon GO data might make you realise just how big smartphone gaming has become. According to an estimate by Apptopia, GO players have now spent a whopping $2 billion dollars on the game (via in-app purchases) since it...
Tuesday25th Sep 2018
A mythical Pokémon
After days of uncertainty and speculation, The Pokémon Company has now officially revealed the mystery behind the 'nut Pokémon' that has been appearing in Pokémon GO. Meet Meltan, the mythical Pokémon. As you can see in the video above, this new Pokémon has finally been officially acknowledged and confirmed to be a...
Monday24th Sep 2018
A mysterious turn of events
Towards the end of last week, a (potentially) new Pokémon seemed to be leaked through mobile sensation Pokémon GO. At first, the Pokémon was assumed to be the new creature destined to arrive in the upcoming Switch titles Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! - with a capture in the mobile game possibly...
Sunday23rd Sep 2018
Updated (November 2019) with current hatches, including Generation 5 (Unova) additions
Hatching eggs in Pokémon GO is an important alternative source of new Pokémon, often with more favourable hatching percentages for monsters that are rarely encountered in the wild. Keeping track of what is available to hatch is a challenge in itself - with...
Saturday22nd Sep 2018
Celebi has finally made an appearance in Pokémon GO, and joins Mew as one of only two Mythical Pokémon in the game to date. Much like Mew, you also unlock Celebi through a lengthy Special Research Quest. It's called A Ripple In Time, and it acts very similarly to A Mythical Discovery. You have to perform a series of objectives that...
Friday21st Sep 2018
Pokémon GO files reveal
It appears that a brand new Pokémon has been unintentionally leaked from the network traffic of Pokémon GO, presumably being the new character that has been promised to appear in the upcoming Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee! games. Images of this potential new Pokémon have been shared online by @Chrales,...
No one likes a copycat
Updated with more Pokémon forms Ditto can take, how Transform works, how to counter Ditto in a gym, and reliable catching methods. Ditto is an absolute nightmare for collectors in Pokémon GO. It's a very tricky monster to catch because it hides in plain sight, pretending to be another Pokémon entirely, and only revealing...
Thursday6th Sep 2018
A 39% increase
Pokémon GO's incredible launch period popularity may have faded a fair amount after several months had passed, but the smartphone game has remained one of the most popular - and highest earning - apps on the market ever since. It appears that the recent addition of trading, which has been introduced as part of GO's recent...
Wednesday22nd Aug 2018
Reading users' file names
As part of Niantic's near-constant war against cheaters, Pokémon GO has several steps in place to ban anyone who appears to have used third-party software or mods to manipulate the game. One such measure blocks all Android phones that have been rooted (when users grant themselves 'root' access to the operating...
Monday20th Aug 2018
Yes, people do still play the game
Despite what the vocal minority online might suggest - with their near-constant cries of "do people really still play that game?" - Pokémon GO is going from strength to strength, with new events and in-game features helping it to secure its highest player figures since its Earth-shattering launch. Not long...
Thursday16th Aug 2018
Voice of the forest
Celebi, the mythical Pokémon which first appeared in Pokémon Gold and Silver, will be available for all players in Pokémon GO starting from next week. The legendary creature will become available through a new Special Research questline which will be kicking off on 20th August. Players will encounter tasks that will...
Tuesday14th Aug 2018
The very best
Since it was launched, Niantic’s mobile title Pokémon GO has been extremely successful. In July, new estimates revealed the game had gone from strength to strength surpassing a whopping $1.8 billion in total revenue. Although the game's player base had dwindled since its super-launch in 2016, $2 million was apparently...
Wednesday8th Aug 2018
So that's how to catch 'em all
Playing Pokémon GO can be an addictive way to pass the time, and a great way of getting some much-needed exercise while having a bit of fun, but we've never seen anyone play the game quite like this. Chen San Yuan, a 70-year-old man living in Taiwan, has adopted a rather elegant way of playing the mobile...
Monday6th Aug 2018
Ever since Pokémon GO launched back in July 2016, one of the most heavily requested features from fans has been player vs player battles. Considering battling has always been one of the most important features in the series, this makes an awful lot of sense, but the mobile phenomenon's developer Niantic hasn't exactly been forthcoming...
Wednesday25th Jul 2018
The Pokéball Plus may be the year's hottest accessory for Pokéman fans, but peripheral maker Datel has released a device which, if you're only looking to play Pokémon GO, could end up being more appealing. The Go-tcha Ranger is the sequel to the standard (and totally unofficial) Go-tcha, which b
Monday23rd Jul 2018
Gotta catch all these now, too
Pokémon GO is adding a new type of monster to get your hands on, theoretically making the whole levelling up experience a little easier. These 'Lucky' Pokémon are part of a feature that has yet to be officially detailed, with just a glimpse of what's to come being shared by Niantic so far. News of the Lucky...
Friday20th Jul 2018
Making things fair and square
Pokémon GO developer Niantic has offered some clarification on its policies for players who cheat their way to success in the game. The mobile sensation will make use of a three-strike system made up of warnings and further punishments in an attempt to "provide multiple opportunities [for users] to change their...
Thursday19th Jul 2018
Says he didn't realise it was illegal
Japanese authorities have reportedly arrested a 37-year-old man from Japan's Chiba prefecture for selling Pokémon GO Plus modification services. Despite claiming that he didn't know his activities were illegal, the man was arrested for violating Nintendo’s trademark by offering a Pokémon GO Plus...
Thursday12th Jul 2018
A few more friendly faces
New Pokémon have been steadily released into the wild world of Pokémon GO ever since its launch a couple of years ago; while initially only allowing trainers to catch (most) of the original 151 creatures, the game now features a healthy collection of Kanto, Johto, Hoenn, and even Alolan Form Pokémon. Now, it...
Monday9th Jul 2018
Pretty successful, then
Everyone and their cat has likely heard of Pokémon GO at this stage; two years ago this week, Niantic and The Pokémon Company's monster-catching simulator took the world by storm, generating a buzz around the world that was pretty much unheard of for a video game. New estimates have now revealed that it's still...
Tuesday3rd Jul 2018
Pokémon GO is having a Community Day this weekend, focusing on the super-adorable Squirtle as the mascot of choice, and Niantic has confirmed that a rather special variant on everyone's favourite starter water turtle will be included. As a nice little reference to the original season of the Pokémon anime, a...