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Guide Pokémon GO: Galarian Slowpoke - How To Catch And Evolve Into Galarian Slowbro
Go (Galarian) Slow, bro
Fans of the slow life rejoice: the lethargic Pokémon Galarian Slowpoke and its evolution Galarian Slowbro have come to Pokémon GO. These Galarian variants of the pink Gen I pocket monsters first appeared in Pokémon Sword and Shield on Switch, but this is the first time they've appeared in the mobile game. Debuting as part...
News Pokémon GO Fest 2021 - Details, Dates And Pricing Revealed
Celebrating GO's fifth anniversary
Can you believe Pokémon GO has now been around for almost five years? How time flies. Niantic and The Pokémon Company have shared all the juicy details on this year's Pokémon GO Fest event which is set to celebrate the game's fifth anniversary in style. It's boasting a music-festival-themed Special Research...
Guide Pokémon GO Eevee Evolutions - How To Evolve Eevee Into Sylveon, Leafeon, Glaceon, Umbreon, Espeon, Vaporeon, Jolteon And Flareon
Renaming, Walking, Lure Modules - all the Eevee evolution tricks
Eevee is one of the most popular evolution candidates in Pokémon GO, and for good reason. This adorable monster can evolve into a whopping eight different forms – heck, it even has its own Tamagotchi! Here we'll walk you through how to evolve Eevee into each form in the mobile game...
News Nintendo Switch Online App Updated To Version 1.11.0, Here Are The Patch Notes
Temper your expectations
We're getting pretty used to seeing the infamous 'stability' Switch firmware updates these days, but today it's the Switch Online app's turn to get a small update. The app has been updated to Version 1.11.0, and while the changes aren't anything to shout about, you'll want to make sure you download and install this update...
News Story Of Seasons: Mobile Has Its First Trailer, And It Puts Pioneers Of Olive Town In The Shade
Mayor Thomas returns
During a Tencent video game conference last weekend, the first trailer for the upcoming Story of Seasons mobile game, titled "Story of Seasons: Mobile", was revealed. And, uh, is it just us, or... does it look better than Pioneers of Olive Town? The trailer shows off Xingluo Town, which looks a bit like Animal Crossing meets...
Video Footage Of Sonic's Long Lost Kart Racing Game Has Resurfaced Online
A "Sonic Cafe" exclusive from 2005
Believe it or not, but long before Team Sonic Racing there were other kart racing Sonic the Hedgehog video games. One of the earlier entries you might not have heard about before is Sonic Kart 3DX (move aside, Sonic Drift). This was another portable outing, but it was a 200
News Pokémon GO Fest Returns This Summer As A Two-Day Global Event
Celebrating GO's fifth anniversary
Pokémon GO Fest is set to return this summer as a two-day global event, developer Niantic has announced. An annual affair, GO Fest offers players the chance to take part in large, community-focused events and serves as the game's biggest yearly celebration. Last year's event debuted a brand new format that saw...
News Mario Kart Tour Surpasses 200 Million Downloads And $200 Million In Player Spending
Nintendo's second best-performing mobile game last year
Mario Kart Tour continues to be a huge success for Nintendo, surpassing two major milestones in its quest to become one of the world's highest-earning mobile racers. According to new data from Sensor Tower, the title has now surpassed 200 million downloads worldwide and has accumulated more...
News Pokémon GO Hosting Special Event To Celebrate Release Of New Pokémon Snap
Shiny Smeargle will make its GO debut
To promote the upcoming Nintendo Switch release New Pokémon Snap, Niantic's augmented reality mobile game Pokémon GO will be hosting a special event inspired by the photography-focused game set in the Lental region. It'll run from 29th April until 2nd May. As a bonus, there'll also be a new camera avatar item...
News Pokémon HOME June Update Will End Compatibility With Select Smartphones
Will you be impacted?
An upcoming update for Pokémon HOME will end the mobile app's compatibility with select smartphone operating systems, it's been announced. The new update will arrive in June, with support for a number of Android and iOS smartphones set to come to an end. You can see the full list of the devices which will be affected below...
News It Appears Pokémon GO Is Falsely Banning iPhone Users Again
Players are receiving the same bans over and over
Last summer, we reported that an alarming number of iPhone users were receiving bans in Pokémon GO despite following the app's rules. At the time, it was thought that "thousands" of accounts had been impacted, causing developer Niantic to acknowledge and investigate claims that its systems were...
Random Platinum's Fifth Reveal Is An Apple Arcade Exclusive
Hey, at least we're getting Sol Cresta
We know, you're still recovering from the fact Sol Cresta is actually real, but we've got a little bit more Platinum news to share. The company's fifth game announcement has now been revealed as the brand-new action title, World of Demons. Unfortunately, it's an Apple Arcade exclusive. It also happens to be...
News Some Lucky Fans Have Already Played Niantic's New Pikmin Game, Here Are The First Details
Players walk to grow Pikmin and send them on Expeditions
Last week, Nintendo revealed that it had partnered with Niantic – the developer of Pokémon GO – to create another augmented reality mobile game based on Pikmin. Now, some lucky players have had some hands-on time with the new project. The game, tentatively known as 'Pikmin App', is...
News Mario Kart Tour's Next Event Is Now Live, Bringing Us A Second Yoshi Tour
18-month anniversary bonuses are now live
Mario Kart Tour's been celebrating two events in recent weeks. Having kicked off MAR10 Day with an appropriately themed "Mario Tour", Nintendo are also promoting Tour's 18-month anniversary. As part of that, a new Yoshi Tour has just gone live. Marking the second Yoshi Tour so far, this will run until April...
News Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Gets Second Crossover Event With Hello Kitty And Sanrio
Live from March 26th
If you've been regularly playing Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, you may recall that back in 2019, Nintendo teamed up with Sanrio for a crossover event. Bringing us a steady rollout of Sanrio character-themed items that included Hello Kitty, Cinnamoroll and Keroppi, a new collaboration has just been announced. Calling this the...
News Niantic "Testing" Pokémon GO Feature That Reveals What's Inside Its Loot Box-Style Eggs
Pokémon GO might not necessarily be an average mobile game, but there are still certain aspects of it that encourage users to exchange real-world money for in-game currency. There are also a number of gacha style elements. To make life a little easier for trainers, Niantic has announced it's started testing a new feature with a "limited...
News Mario Kart Tour Celebrates MAR10 Day With "The Mario Tour"
Mario Tour Is Now Live
It's MAR10 Day, and Nintendo is celebrating in more ways than one. Having previously offered discounts on a select few games, Mario Kart Tour is also getting involved. Following on from the previous Snow Tour, this time we've got the "Mario Tour". Lasting until March 23rd, it introduces a new T
News Niantic Has Issued AntiCheat Punishments To 5 Million Players Since 2020, Including Pokémon Go Users
One million players have received permanent bans
We've witnessed increased efforts lately to stop Pokémon cheaters. After The Pokémon Company announced efforts to crack down on those using "altered data" in Pokémon Sword and Shield and
News Mario Kart Tour's Snow Tour Event Brings Back A Classic Mario Kart Wii Circuit
DK Summit returns on 23rd February
Mario Kart may have been absent in the latest Nintendo Direct, but Mario Kart Tour is still receiving regular updates. After the recent Cat T
News Pokémon Unite Gets Development Update And Beta Test Announcement
"There's still plenty to be done"
We haven't heard a whole lot about Pokémon Unite since it was first announced for Switch and mobile last June, but The Pokémon Company has now shared a quick development update. Progress has been made since last summer's reveal as you'd expect, although there's still work to be done. "More playable Pokémon have...
News Pokémon HOME Mobile Update Adds Language And Poké Ball Search Filters
Update is only for Android and iOS versions
Pokémon HOME has proven a useful tool for players. Letting you transfer Pokémon between different entries from one central app, a new update has gone live for Android and iOS. If you've been using HOME on Switch, this hasn't been made available yet for console players. Coming in as a quick 63MB update,...
News Fire Emblem's Gatekeeper Wins Popularity Poll Ahead Of Marth, Chrom, And Byleth
Poor Chrom's lost five years in a row
You know what? Maybe we've had enough of Fire Emblem's very similar-looking, blue-haired boys. They've had their time in the spotlight, and they've all been invited to Smash. You know who doesn't get enough recognition? Everyone's favourite nameless friend, the Gatekeeper. His endlessly sunny disposition was...
News Nintendo Celebrates Fire Emblem Heroes' Fourth Anniversary With New Updates And Rewards
Including Legendary Hero Remix events
Nintendo and Intelligent Systems' free-to-play Fire Emblem smartphone game turns four years old today, and a new wave of updates and rewards have arrived to celebrate the occasion. Whether you've been playing Fire Emblem Heroes from day one, or you're just jumping in this year, there's plenty of fun stuff...
News Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp's New "Pecan's House Cookie" Event Goes Live
Just how did she fit entire rooms inside a fortune cookie...
Animal Crossing: New Horizons might be dominating sales on the Switch recently – reaching over 31 million units since launch – but mobile entry Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is still gettin
News Mario Kart Tour's Cat Tour Goes Live Today, Teases "Purrticularly Cute" New Character
Cat got your tongue?
We're almost sad to see Mario Kart Tour's Berlin Tour wrap up. After all, it's forever blessed us with Lederhosen Luigi, as Nintendo made him the star character of that event. That will finish later today, but immediately after it wraps up, the upcoming Cat Tour is planned to go live. We've not had many details about this new...
News Australian Pokémon Go Player Becomes First To Hit Level 50 Worldwide
FleeceKing takes the crown but it was a close race
It's been nearly two months since Pokémon Go upped its level cap within the Go Beyond update. Moving from Level 40 to 50, players have had an uphill grind to reach this rank ever since, one that's included some entanglements with UK authorities. Yesterday, it finally happened as not one, but two...
News Nintendo's Dragalia Lost Is Teaming Up With Persona For A Special In-Game Event
And it starts later this month
A new crossover event set to take place in Dragalia Lost has been revealed, and this time The Phantom Thieves of Hearts have arrived. That's right, Nintendo and Cygames' mobile RPG will be teaming up with the Persona franchise for a new event called 'Caged Desire'. It all kicks off on 31st January and lets you use...
News Pokémon Unite Leak Reveals You Can Dress Up Your Monsters In Dapper Outfits
Garchomp is living its best life
You'd be forgiven if you'd forgotten about Pokémon Unite recently. As the series' 25th anniversary celebrations took off with that wonderful video, this week alone has already brought us news of New Pokémon Snap and rumoured remakes for
News Lederhosen Luigi Is Now A Thing Thanks To Mario Kart Tour's Latest Update
The tour of Luigi
Mario Kart Tour has received another shakeup this week as Mario and the gang head to Berlin. The best news? Luigi's whipped out his lederhosen to celebrate. Available as we speak and running until 26th January at 9.59 pm PT, the new Berlin Tour will see all your favourite Mario Kart characters racing through the streets of...
News Minecraft Earth, Mojang's Answer To Pokémon Go, Shuts Down In June
It's the end, er, man
Ah, it's a bad time to be an app that's all about going outside. We don't even know if we remember what "outside" is, actually. Is it the place where ducks are? Sadly, Minecraft Earth - a lovely app-game-thing that's all about exploration and, uh, fighting skeletons - has just a few months left to live, no thanks to COVID...
News Niantic Is Giving Eight Lucky Pokémon Go Players The Chance To Be An In-Game Character
A first for the series!
Pokémon Go developer Niantic is giving eight lucky players the chance to immortalise their avatar in-game via the Pokémon Go Tour: Kanto event. To be in with a chance of winning this most unique of prizes, you have to submit a screenshot of your Pokémon Go avatar via Twitter (don't forget to use the hashtag...
News Pokémon GO Is Kicking Off 2021 With A Bang - New Year's And January Events Detailed
Including next month's Community Day star
Pokémon GO developer Niantic has shared lots – and we mean lots – of details surrounding the game's upcoming events for its new year celebrations and January, including that month's Community Day star. Let's jump right in with the New Year's celebration, which starts on 31st December at 10pm local time...
News Pokémon GO Holidays Event Adds Special Costumes And A Not-Yet-Released Pokémon
Plus new Field Research and more
Pokémon GO developer Niantic has detailed its upcoming in-game Holiday Event and – should you feel like braving the cold this winter – there are plenty of treats to discover. The headline news revolves around a Pokémon that hasn't yet appeared in Pokémon GO, as the Ice-type Vanillite will pop up in the wild...
News Pokémon GO Announces Special Event For The Game Awards 2020
Extra benefits during the show
Pokémon GO players will be able to take part in a special in-game event in celebration of today's The Game Awards presentation. Starting at 4pm PST on 10th December and running until 4pm PST the following day, the new event will help you to get more out of your Pokémon catching antics as you watch the show. Expect...
News Fire Emblem Heroes Book V Is Now Live, App Updated To Version 5.0.0
New characters, armour and story await
The latest Fire Emblem Heroes update is now live in the form of Book V, adding some steampunk-inspired action to the game's usual sword and sorcery themes. A special movie has been shared by Nintendo to promote the new Book, and there's also a much longer Feh Channel video (you'll find that below) which covers...
News Pokémon Sword And Shield's Gloria Has Finally Been Given A Voice, And It's (Very) British
Gloria arrives in Pokémon Masters
A tweet regarding a new update to Pokémon Masters has taken Twitter by storm this morning as fans of the series hear the voice of Sword and Shield protagonist Gloria for the first time. The character, who serves as the base female option players can choose from at the beginning of Pokémon Sword and Shield's...
News Nintendo Switch Parental Controls Mobile App Gets Another Minor Update
Bug fixes and more
If you're still one of the Switch owners using the special parental controls mobile app, then it's time for an update. This latest version (1.14.0) adds support for iOS 14, Android 11 and also includes some bug fixes. This is the first update the app has received since July. While it's unknown what exact bugs have been resolved,...
News Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Adds New AR Camera And Cabin Features, Free Month's Subscription Offer
Save on the Furniture & Fashion Plan
It's not just Animal Crossing: New Horizons that's being treated to a brand new update this week, as new features have also arrived in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. Two new AR features have made their way into the game, bringing its cast of cute, cuddly characters to life in new ways. There's an AR Camera mode...
News Pokémon GO Announces Gen 6 Launch, Seasons Feature, Level Cap Increase And More
Lots of exciting changes revealed
Pokémon GO fans have lots to be excited about today as developer Niantic lifts the lid on plenty of new features coming to the app over the next month or so. Generation 6 - Kalos Pokémon Make Their Debut First of all, the much-anticipated arrival of generation six Pokémon – those who first appeared in Pokémon...
News Pokémon HOME - Pokémon GO Connectivity Is Now Live, It's Just Not Available To Everyone Yet
Update: Limited to trainers at Level 24 and above
Update [Fri 13th Nov, 2020 11:40 GMT]: According to Serebii, players at Level 24 and above can now transfer Pokémon from GO to HOME. Original Article [Wed 11th Nov, 2020 01:30 GMT]: Good news trainers (well, kind of), Pokémon HOME is finally able to be connected with Niantic's augmented-reality...
News Nintendo Has No Plans For Cross-Platform Play Titles Across Switch And Mobile
Pokémon Unite happened after "advance discussions"
Back in June, The Pokémon Company surprised fans with the announcement of a brand new team-based battle game called Pokémon Unite. It's a cross-platform title for the Nintendo Switch and mobile devices. During Nintendo's recent six-month financials Q&A, president Shuntaro Furukawa was asked...
News It Takes "Just Under" Seven Days To Fully Charge Pokémon's GO Transporter
Or you can fork out some PokéCoins
We've known for a while time now that transfers between Pokémon GO and Pokémon HOME would have a cool-down period, so just how long do you have to wait if your GO Transporter runs out of energy? As highlighted by Nintendo Life contributor and Serebii.net webmaster, Joe Merrick, when you run out of energy,...
News Pokémon GO Has Made Over $1bn In 2020, Making This Its Best Year Yet
"Lol, who still plays this game?"
According to new data estimates, Pokémon GO is enjoying its most successful year yet with more than $1 billion being made in player spending in the first ten months of 2020. The data comes from Sensor Tower, which reports that player spending is already 11% up on last year with two months still left to go. The...
News Pokémon HOME Update Out Now, Adds Crown Tundra DLC Compatibility
Download it today!
The cloud and storage service Pokémon HOME has today been updated to version 1.2.0 on Nintendo Switch and version 1.3.0 on mobile devices. Most notably, this update adds compatibility with part two of Pokémon Sword and Shield's Expansion Pass, addresses some other issues and much more. Below are the full patch notes: - Added...
News Pokémon HOME Maintenance Scheduled Ahead Of Sword And Shield's Crown Tundra DLC Launch
Preparing for the new content
Scheduled maintenance for the Pokémon HOME app has been detailed ahead of this week's The Crown Tundra DLC launch in Pokémon Sword and Shield. The maintenance will affect both the mobile and Nintendo Switch versions of the app, and is set to take place from Thursday 22nd October at 23:00 UTC until Friday 23rd October...
News Pokémon GO's 'Strange Eggs' Will Have You Walking Further Than Ever Before
A new 12km category appears
For only the second time since the app's launch back in 2016, Pokémon GO has received a new type of egg that can be used for hatching specific types of Pokémon. Introducing 'Strange Eggs'. These new eggs join the already-existing 2km, 5km, 7km, and 10km varieties, topping them all with a walking distance requirement of...
Random Not A Fan Of Mario Kart Tour's Mobile Controls? Try A Wii Nunchuk
Ah, that's better
Mobile game Mario Kart Tour is a decent new way to play the iconic series on your smart device, but even with its newly improved control layout, some players just can't be doing with its touchscreen interface. If you've grown up playing Mario Kart on your favourite consoles we guess this is pretty understandable, but what if you...
News Pokémon GO Strips Away Stay-At-Home Safety Features In The Middle Of A Pandemic
Fans question the company's decision
Pokémon GO developer Niantic has announced a set of updates for the app which will strip away some of the changes made earlier this year, originally designed to keep players safe by allowing them to play at home. As of 1st October at 1pm PDT, the following changes will be made: Hatch Distance will return to...
News Transfers Between Pokémon GO And Pokémon HOME Will Have A Cooldown Period
And you'll need PokéCoins to speed things up
Yesterday, The Pokémon Company confirmed Pokémon HOME would be made compatible with Pokémon GO before the end of the year. Initially, there were some concerns. As originally spotted by Serebii, an official Pokémon Support article indicated PokéCoins would be required to transfer pocket m
News Pokémon HOME - Pokémon GO Connectivity Will Launch By The End Of 2020
And players will receive a special gift
Pokémon HOME will finally be able to connect to smartphone game Pokémon GO by the end of the year, The Pokémon Company has confirmed. The app, which currently lets players transfer Pokémon between games on Nintendo Switch and with past titles through Pokémon Bank, will soon allow monsters to be traded...