Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go Review: Broken App, Amazing Community

The app that Niantic has built may have issues, but playing Pokémon Go is a blast.

Latest Pokemon Go Guides

Pokemon Go Eevee - Evolving Eevee into Glaceon and Leafeon

Evolving Eevee in Pokemon Go. How to evolve your Pokemon GO Eevee into one of its five forms: Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon, or Umbreon in 2019.

Pokemon Go Gen 5 List: Gen 5 Release Date, Unova Region Detailed

Here are all of the Pokemon that will make their way to Pokemon Go as part of the Gen 5 update.

Pokemon Go Jump Start Research Guide

There’s some brand new Special Research to take on in Pokemon Go. Here’s what you need to know about the Pokemon Go Jump Start Research.

Team Rocket's Leaders Have Arrived in Pokemon Go, And It's Gonna Get Messy

I would walk 500 miles to witness a Pokemon soap opera.

Pokemon Go is Finally Getting Online Matchmaking in 2020

You'll still have to walk to go online though.

Pokemon Go’s Upcoming Halloween Event Does Even More to Taunt Poor Mimikyu

Niantic heard you like Pikachu, so here's a Pikachu dressed as Mimikyu who's dressed as Pikachu.

Pokemon Go Players Will Soon Be Able to Nominate and Evaluate Their Local Stops With a New Tool

Niantic's Wayfarer looks to curate your local PokeStop offerings.

New Team Rocket Admins are Preparing to Make Trouble in Pokemon Go

Cliff is evil, but his goatee game is on point.

Pokemon Go Eevee - Evolving Eevee into Glaceon and Leafeon

Evolving Eevee in Pokemon Go. How to evolve your Pokemon GO Eevee into one of its five forms: Vaporeon, Flareon, Jolteon, Espeon, or Umbreon in 2019.

Pokemon Go Gets Its First Batch Of Pokemon From Gen 5 Today

Tepig fans of the world unite.

Pokemon Go Gen 5 List: Gen 5 Release Date, Unova Region Detailed

Here are all of the Pokemon that will make their way to Pokemon Go as part of the Gen 5 update.

Pokemon Go Gets Its First Gen 5 Pokemon Next Month

Here comes the Unova region.

Pokemon Go Jump Start Research Guide

There’s some brand new Special Research to take on in Pokemon Go. Here’s what you need to know about the Pokemon Go Jump Start Research.

Pokemon Go September 2019 Community Day

Here’s what you’ll begetting up to for the Pokemon Go September Community Day.

Pokemon Go Catches One Billion Downloads

Three years since its debut, Pokemon Go endures like a Metapod that's used "Harden" 100 times.

Pokemon GO Raid Tips and Tricks - Rayquaza Raid Bosses

Pokemon GO Raid Bosses are a tough bunch, so bring a friend or two, and know who you're facing. Use our guide and you'll be beating them in no time!

Pokemon Go: A Troubling Situation Research Guide

Pokemon Go: A Troubling Situation Research Guide

Team Rocket Is Back For Real This Time In Pokemon Go

A new Special Research quest revolves around the Poke-villains.

Pokemon Go Shadow Pokemon - Team Rocket PokeStops, How to Purify Shadow Pokemon

Team Rocket have hijacked your summer vacation. Here’s everything you need to know about Shadow Pokemon.

Pokemon Go Teases Team Rocket With a Hot Air Balloon At European Go Fest

And it seems like there's more on the way, too.

Pokemon Go Armored Mewtwo Release Date - Armored Mewtwo Raid, Mewtwo Clothing

There’s a brand new kind of Pokemon coming to Pokemon Go Raid battles. Here’s what you need to know about Armored Mewtwo.

Pokemon Go Trading Discount: Trading Cost, Stardust Cost Chart - How to Trade in Pokemon Go

We’ve got everything you need to know about the brand new trading features that are now available in Pokemon GO.

Pokemon Go Shiny Alolan - How to Get Alolan Vulpix, Shiny Alolan Pokemon 2019

Alolan Pokemon are becoming more and more common in Pokemon GO. Here’s every Pokemon GO Alolan Pokemon, and how to get them.

Pokemon Go July Field Research - Research Breakthrough, Rewards

Here's your guide to the Pokemon Go July Research quests and rewards.

Pokemon Go's Next Community Day is All About Mudkip

Word on the vine is that everybody likes Mudkips.

Niantic Buys a Digital Board Game Company to Form New London Office

Niantic is also on a buying spree.

Pokemon Go Celebi Quest - A Ripple in Time Research Steps

The time-travelling pokemon Celebi has arrived in Pokemon GO. Here’s how to get one by completing the Celebi Quest.

Pokemon Go Detective Pikachu - How to Catch Detective Pikachu, Research Tasks, Avatar Items

Great news Pokemon fans, there’s a brand new movie out, and to celebrate Niantic is running a special Detective Pikachu event. Here’s all of the details.

A "Minecraft Go" Might Be in the Cards

"You caught CREEPER! Now let it go. Fast."

Pokemon GO Shiny Pokemon - List of Shiny Pokemon, How to Catch Shiny Pokemon

Want a shiny Pokemon, but aren’t sure where to start? We'll help you out!

How To Catch Ditto in Pokemon Go in 2019

Here's how to catch Ditto, the tricky mimic Pokemon, in Pokemon Go . This is the complete guide to Ditto in Pokemon Go.

Pokemon Go Gets Its First Wild Legendary Pokemon Drop

You can try and catch at least one of the three legendary Lake Trio Pokemon, provided you're on certain continents.

Pokemon Go Legendary Lunch Hour - Start Date and Time, Increased Raids

Niantic is trying out a new kind of event for Pokemon Go. It’s called the Legendary Lunch Hour, here’s what you need to know.

Pokemon Go Dialga Raid - Counters, Shiny, Special Raid Event

Pokemon Go has a bunch of awesome legendaries to battle and catch at the moment. Here’s what you need to know about Dialga raids.

Pokemon Go Rayquaza Raid - Counters, Shiny, Special Raid

There’s a brand new special raid to take on in Pokemon Go. Here’s everything you need to know about Rayquaza.

How to Get Smeargle in Pokemon Go

The elusive painter pokemon has been added into Pokemon Go. Here’s how to get it.

Pokemon Go is Introducing Team Changes, But There's a Steep Price for Betrayal

You can turn your back on your old Pokemon Go team, if you dare.

Pokemon Go Valentine's Day Celebration - Date and Time, Double Candy, Six-Hour Lures

It’s the season of love, and Niantic is painting the town pink with a Pokemon Go Valentine's Day Celebration. Here’s what you need to know.

Pokemon Go's Snapshot Mode Isn't Pokemon Snap 2, But It's Still Very Cool

Gotta Snap 'em All! No, no, we're not talking about necks.

Shiny Meltan Now Available In Pokemon Go For a Limited Time: How to Get One

Our favorite already-shiny Pokemon is getting a Shiny version.

Mysterious New Pokemon Mobile Game Revealed by Job Listing

I'm hoping for a game that lets you wander a nuclear wasteland as a well-armed and battle-hardened Bidoof.

The Best Mobile Games for iOS and Android

From smartphones to tablets, these are the best games you can get on your iOS and Android devices.

Pokemon Go Hoenn Celebration - Shiny Zigzagoon, Team Aqua, Kyogre

There's a new event running in Pokemon Go, one which celebrates all things Hoenn. Here's what you need to know.

Pokemon Go Feebas Research Tasks, Event Start Time, Date, Shiny Feebas

There’s a brand new type of research for Pokemon Go trainers to complete. The first run of limited research centers around fish pokemon Feebas. Here’s everything you need to know.

Pokemon Go Feebas Research Event Start Time, Date, Shiny Feebas

There’s a brand new type of research for Pokemon Go trainers to complete. The first run of limited research centers around fish pokemon Feebas. Here’s everything you need to know.

The Latest Pokemon Go Update Lets You See Like a Braviary

Now you can see for miles and miles in Pokemon Go. Or up to the next PokeStop, anyway.

Pokemon Let’s Go Meltan - Quest Research Steps, Mystery Box, How to Get Meltan in Pokemon Let's Go

There’s a new pokemon that’s been popping up in Pokemon GO and Pokemon Let’s GO Pikachu and Eevee. Here’s everything you need to know about Meltan.

Pokemon GO Egg Chart January 2019 - How to Hatch Eggs in Pokemon GO

Hatch eggs to obtain new Pokémon in Pokémon Go. This guide will tell you all you need to know about egg hatching.

Pokemon Go PvP Trainer Battles - New Attack, How to Battle Friends in Pokemon GO

This is a complete guide to Pokemon Go PvP Trainer Battles, a brand new feature out now for the mobile game.

Kat's Top 10 Games of 2018: Monster Hunting

It was another marvelous year for games, but USG's brave leader loved two in particular.

Pokemon Let's Go's PvP is Missing One Vital Feature

Where my friends at, Pokemon Go?

Pokemon Go Updates Ahead of PvP Trainer Battles Launch

Pokemon Go's PvP is revving up, and will soon roll out.

Pokemon Go PvP Never Seemed Like It Would Work Until We Tried It for Ourselves

We go hands-on with Pokemon Go's Trainer Battles and find them a better fit than we expected.

Pokemon GO Cresselia - Best Counters, Weaknesses, Moveset

There’s a brand new legendary pokemon to take on in Pokemon GO. Here’s everything you need to know about the Pokemon GO Cresselia Raid.

Pokemon GO Sinnoh Stone - How to Get the Sinnoh Stone

There’s a brand new item in Pokemon GO, one that allows you to instantly evolve a bunch of your pokemon into their Gen 4 counterparts. Here’s what you need to know about the Pokemon GO Sinnoh Stone.

Pokemon GO A Spooky Message - Spiritomb Special Research Steps, Rewards

A brand new special research quest has arrived in Pokemon GO, a very spooky one indeed. Here’s everything you need to know about the Spiritomb quest.

Pokemon GO Gengar Day - Raids, Free Raid Passes, Shiny Gengar

There’s even more spooky goodness to enjoy in Pokemon GO in the coming weeks. Following the Halloween event, Niantic is running a Gengar Day, focusing on everyone’s favorite gen 1 ghost pokemon.

Pokemon GO Adventure Sync - How to Hatch Eggs With App Closed, Weekly Milestones

Niantic has just detailed a brand new health-tracking feature set to arrive in Pokemon GO very soon indeed. It’s called Adventure Sync, here’s what you need to know.

Pokemon Go's Adventure Sync Might Be the Game's Best Feature Since Gifting

The only gift worth a damn is the gift of good health.

Fallout 76 PC Requirements - Minimum, Recommended PC Specs

If you’re looking to jump into the Fallout 76 Beta on PC, here are the requirements your PC will need to meet.

Pokemon Go's Meltan Has An Evolution Called Melmetal

Also, Professor Oak might be dead.

Pokemon GO Halloween Event - Double Candy, Halloween Pikachu

Pokemon GO is going big this Halloween with awesome bonuses, spooky new avatar items, and more.

There's Plenty of Tricks and Treats in Pokemon Go's Leaked Halloween Event

Just brush your teeth and douse your soul in holy water when the night's over.

Pokemon Go Gen 4 Region Exclusive Pokemon - How to Catch Pachrirsu, Chatot, Carnivine, Region Exclusive Pokemon List

Here’s where to find the elusive region-locked Pokémon in Pokémon Go.

Pokemon GO Guide - Sinnoh Region/Gen 4 Pokemon

Our hub for all the hints, tips, tricks, and guides you need for Pokémon GO. Including info on Gen 4 Pokemon and Raids

The Pokemon Go Gen 4 Raids We Want to See

Sinnoh has finally come to Pokemon Go. So let's talk about which raids we want to see.

Pokemon Go Gen 4 is Finally Here, and So is Our Lord and Savior Bidoof

Generation 4 of Pokemon Go has arrived, and with it, Judgement Day.

Mysterious New Pokemon Meltan Is Much Cuter Than We Gave It Credit For

Hugging this little fellow would probably be very uncomfortable, but I want to try.

The Meltan Pokemon Go Reveal Poses More Questions Than Answers

Either Professor Oak or Professor Willow is not of this world. Question is, which one's the outlier?

Meltan is the Official Name of Pokemon Go's "Nutto"

"Who's that Pokemon?...It's Meltan!" ("Meltan!")

Pokemon Go Appears to Have Revealed a Brand New Pokemon

Who's that Pokemon?

Pokemon Go Friends Have Already Exchanged More Than 2 Billion Gifts

More surprises planned for the Fall.

Pokemon Go's Newest Raid is Offering Some of the Most Coveted Legendaries to Date

Mewtwo joins the Raid for the first time.

Pokemon Go Trading Update Gave Game's Daily Revenue a Shot in the Arm(aldo)

Niantic is catching 'em all. All the money, that is.

Pokemon Go Players Hate the Regi-Raids. Here's Why

There's not much love to go around for Registeel, Regirock, and Regice in Pokemon Go. How come?

Spinda is a Bad Pokemon, And Its Pokemon Go Research Task Might be Even Worse

If you want to go out of your mind trying to catch a lame Pokemon, I've got great news.

Pokemon Go Gen 4 Event Reportedly Coming Next Week

Are the first Gen IV Pokemon getting ready to barge into Pokemon Go?

Lucky Pokemon Coming to Pokemon Go

You're in luck, Pokemon Go players.

Pokemon Go's Three Strikes Policy Detailed

Behave, or Niantic will make you behave.

Japanese Man Arrested for Selling Cheat Modifications to Pokemon Go Plus Device

If you sell things that help people cheat at Pokemon Go, Officer Jenny might come calling.

Starting Screen | Why I Got Back Into Pokemon Go

STARTING SCREEN | I tried to escape, but Niantic keeps dragging me back in.

Pokemon Go Gen 4 Teased as Chimchar, Piplup and Turtwig Appear in Promo Art

The Gen 4 starters can be spotted in social media posts celebrating Pokemon GO’s two-year anniversary.

Pokemon Quest Needs to Improve Like Pokemon Go if it Wants to Survive

Pokemon Quest has a big problem: It's hella boring.

Pokemon Go Global Challenge Will Unlock Zapdos Day on July 21

The next part of the Pokemon Go Fest offers up the legendary lightning Pokemon.

Blissey is Tormenting a New Generation of Trainers in Pokemon Go

Wipe that smile off your face you great pink Satan.

Pokemon Go's Player Base Roars Back to its Highest Numbers Since Launch

Thanks to the warm weather and gameplay improvements, Pokemon Go is charging back into the fray with the speed of an Arcanine.

Pokemon Go is Finally Evolving Into the Game it Should Have Been All Along

There's still a way to go, but Gyrados didn't evolve in a day.

How to Calculate the Strength of Your Pokémon in Pokemon GO

How to find your Pokémon's hidden IV stats in Pokémon GO.

Pokemon Go PokeCoins - How to Earn More PokeCoins in Gyms, Events and Pokestops

PokeCoins are an important resource in Pokemon GO. Here's how to get more of them.

Pokémon Go - How to Earn XP and Level Up Fast

Level up your trainer in Pokémon Go with these tips. Earn XP the fastest way possible.

Pokémon GO: How To Sync and Catch Pokemon Using Pokémon GO Plus

Here's how to sync up the Pokémon GO Plus app to Pokémon GO, then use it to catch Pokémon and collect items from PokéStops.

Pokemon Go Friends and Trading Features are Live, Currently Only for Level 30 Players

Similar to the introduction of raids, Niantic confirms the features are gradually rolling out for all players. Update: Now from Level 30 to 40.

Pokémon Go Level Up Rewards List - Reward Items, Max Level Cap

You'll get rewards for levelling up in Pokemon GO, here's what you'll get for reaching each level.

Pokémon Go: Buddy Candy Distances - How Far Do I Have to Walk For Buddy Pokemon to Drop Items

Here's how many kilometers you must walk to earn one candy for each Pokémon Buddy.

Pokemon GO Candy and Stardust Guide - How to Get Candy and Stardust

Get more Candy and Stardust to strengthen your Pokémon in Pokémon GO.

How to Catch Pokemon Using Curveballs, Lures, Incense in Pokemon GO

Tips and tricks for catching 'em all in Pokémon Go.

How to Get Pikachu as a Starter in Pokémon Go

Learn how to start with Pikachu in Pokémon Go.

Pokemon Go Trading Update Coming Soon

We don't need no steenkin' link cable to trade in Pokemon Go.

Pokemon GO Rock-Type Event Adventure Week - Event Features, All the Bonuses You Can Gain, How to Level Up Quickly

The latest in the Adventure Week series for Pokemon GO, this new event based around Rock type Pokemon will increase their frequency.

Pokemon Director Talks About Pokemon Let's Go's Biggest Challenge

When you're in charge of a franchise that's 20 years old, it's hard to please everyone.

Pokemon Let's Go Isn't the Gen 8 Pokemon Switch Game We Wanted, but Maybe It Is Needed

Before Rapidash can learn to gallop, Ponyta must learn to trot. Game Freak isn't much different.

Pokemon Go Makes the Right Call in Introducing Alolan Monsters Before Gen 4

Pokemon Go is visiting Alola before it even looks at Sinnoh, and that's OK.

Pokemon Go Data Might Help Build a 3D World Map

Niantic has plans to evolve Augmented Reality into Augmented Reality squared.

Pokemon Go May Be Getting New Shinies According to a Huge New Datamine

A prolific dataminer has uncovered over 100 shiny variants of early generation Pokemon.

Pokemon Go Creator Hints at New Kinds of AR Experiences for Niantic

AR Cloud, audio-based AR, and other potential directions for Niantic.

Niantic Settles Pokemon Go Fest Class Action Lawsuit for Over $1.5 Million

The AR developer will settle travel and other costs after a messy fan festival in Chicago.

Pokémon GO is Getting Mew and Research Missions

Mew is coming to Pokémon GO, but don't bother looking under any trucks.

The Pokémon GO Eggstravaganza Returns With Springtime Treats

Don't let a little snow stop you from hatching those Eggs.

Pokemon GO Easter Event - Start and End Date, Double XP and Lucky Egg Bonuses, Level Quickly During the Eggtravaganza

The Easter Eggtravaganza event returns to Pokemon GO in March 2018, bringing with it a whole host of new limited time bonuses.

Pokemon Go is Bringing Back one of its Rarest Legendaries for a Limited Time

The age of Gold and Silver is upon us again.

Jurassic World Alive Combines Pokemon Go With Dinosaurs

A new AR game where you collect dinosaurs. Where have I heard something similar?

All the Times Video Games Have Been Linked to Violence

President Trump will sit with the "video game community" next week to discuss recent events.

Pokemon Go Celebrates Pokemon Day With Exclusive Pikachu

But Pikachu has a new hat!

Pokémon Go Will Have Dragonites Aplenty This Weekend

This is your best chance to evolve a kick-ass Dragonite, unless you really adore walking 5 km for one Dratini candy.

Pokémon GO's Year of the Dog Event Awards Extra Stardust When You Catch Puppy Pokémon

Except for Houndour. I cry discrimination against demon-dogs.

Rayquaza Joins Pokemon Go as Its Newest Legendary

Gotta catch 'em all, right?

Pokemon Go's EX Raid Battle Invite Bug "Has Already Been Resolved"

If you were receiving EX Raid Battle invitations without visiting a gym recently, Niantic has already fixed the problem. Boo.

Pokemon Go EX Raids Are Still Really Confusing

Kafkaesque really.

Pokemon Go Could Be Getting a Proper In-Game Story

Quest objectives, and animations for human characters.

Pokemon Go Releases Gorgeous, Nature Documentary-Style Trailer Narrated by Stephen Fry

It's like Blue Planet, but with Pokémon and Stephen Fry.

Kyogre is Finally Available in Pokemon Go

The water-type legendary is now available in Raid battles.

Pokemon Go Ends Support For Older iPhones and iPads

Niantic makes Pokemon Go iOS 11 or bust.

Pokemon Go Players Still Feel Cheated By the EX Raid System

Pokemon Go Players say EX Raids of being unfair.

Niantic's Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Gets a Release Window

Yer a wizard, Harry. Soon.

Pokémon GO - How to Use Poké Balls, Potions, Eggs, Razz Berries - Consumable Items

How to get and use each item in Pokémon Go.

Pokémon GO Gym Battles - How to Claim Gyms and Win Battles

Tips for gym battles in Pokémon GO.

Pokemon GO: How to Use the Buddy System, Distances

Here's how to choose or change a Buddy in Pokemon GO.

Pokémon Go: Catch Bonus Guide - Catch Elemental Pokemon

Here's everything you need to know about the new Catch Bonus system.

Pokémon Go - Which Pokémon Require Items to Evolve?

Picked up a strange item at a PokéStop? Use it for a different type of evolution!

Pokémon GO Johto Update: New Pokémon, New Evolutions, and New Mechanics

The Johto update for Pokémon GO is finally live! See what's changed and what that means for your Pokémon catching going forward.

Pokémon GO Events - What are Events and What Can we Expect?

Famous holiday coming up and wondering what could happen in Pokémon GO? Here’s what they’ve done before!

Pokemon Go Receives iPhone-Exclusive AR+ Features Today

Apple's ARKit powers improvements to the iOS version of Pokemon Go.

Pokémon GO Adding More Hoenn Pokémon and an Interactive Weather System

The rain in Spain falls mainly on the Poni Plains.

Ingress Prime Is a Major New Update For Niantic's First AR Game

The Pokemon Go developer is returning to where it all began.

Catch Ho-Oh in Pokemon GO for a Limited Time

Niantic surprises players with a legendary Pokemon.

You Can Get a Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Inspired Outfit in Pokémon Go

Niantic is promoting the upcoming 3DS game with some summer clothes. Just in time for the holidays!

Niantic Confirms They Will Take on Harry Potter For Their Follow-up to Pokemon GO

More info on Harry Potter: Wizards Unite to follow in 2018.

Halloween Event for Pokémon GO Introduces First Generation Three Pokémon

Prepare for a ghostly Pokémon encounter this week.

Russia Apparently Tried to Use Pokemon Go for Propaganda...Poorly

Russian-linked group tried to incite racial tensions through...Pokemon Go?

Pokémon Go Tips and Tricks For Advanced Trainers

Helpful tips for experienced and seasoned Pokémon GO players to take your game to the next level.

Where are all the Pokémon in Pokémon GO? Why Can't I Find Any Pokémon in My Neighborhood?

Can't find any Pokémon in Pokémon GO? Here's why, and what you can do about it.

Pokémon Go Gym and Raid Battle Update - Motivation System, Gym Badges, Raid Passes, New Items, Private Raids - Everything we Know

Pokémon Go is getting its biggest update to date, introducing new community features and team battles.

Pokémon Go: How to Get Gyarados, Snorlax, Lapras and Other Rare Pokémon

The best ways to find rare species in Pokémon Go.

Pokémon Go: How To Save Battery and Play for Longer

If Pokémon GO is eating up your smartphone's battery power, try these handy power-saving tricks.

Pokemon Go Adds New Traveling Legendary Beasts and EX Raid Battles Today

These three Legendary Pokemon are traveling the world from now until September 30.

Pokémon GO Fans Claim Raid Reward Drops Have Been Nerfed

Everybody loves Potions, though! Right?

Nadia's Midboss Musings: Pokémon GO Is Probably in Better Shape Than You Are (Plus: Meet King Gojulus!)

Pokémon GO's pulse is strong and steady. Stop saying it's dead, you monsters.

Niantic Postpones European Pokemon Go Events

This probably has something to do with the problems at Chicago.

Pokemon Go Players are Suing Niantic Over the Pokemon Go Fest

Nearly 30 players joined the lawsuit.

Pokemon Go Players Will Keep Playing Because After 21 Years They Still Want to Catch Them All

Pokemon Go might have had some missteps, but it's still a Pokemon game.

Here's When You Can Catch the Other Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon Go

Also, Niantic's CEO explains what caused the technical problems at the Pokemon Go Fest.

Pokemon Go's First Legendary Pokemon is Lugia

Pokemon Go Fest attendees will automatically get lugia in their accounts.

The Pokemon GO Fest is Apparently Having Some Major Issues

Players are reporting poor servers and long lines.

Pokemon Go Adding Legendary Pokemon At Pokemon Go Fest

As part of the one-year anniversary, the biggest and baddest Pokemon are incoming.

The Pokemon Go Fest Asks Players From All Around the World to Team Up for Special Bonuses

You can still join in the festivities, even if you're not in Chicago.

A Pokemon Go Gym Bug Prevents Users From Accessing Their Pokemon

A serious bug seems to be affecting Pokemon Go trainers.

New Pokemon Go Gym Update is a Blessing and a Curse for Some Trainers

Is the new update a good move for trainers?

Pokémon GO Uses "Update," Stormy Skies Settle on Final Fantasy XIV, and the Rest of This Week's Headlines

ENDING CREDITS | Taking a look a back at this week's headlines and everything else you might have missed on USgamer.

Our Favorite Thing About the New Pokémon GO Update

OPINION | No longer is there a deluge of Dragonites.

Pokémon GO Raids Are Live, but You May Need to Wait a While Before You Can Fight

Only high-level trainers can participate in Pokémon GO's raid battles -- for now.

Pokemon GO Fire and Ice Event - (Update: Event Has Ended) Every Fire/Ice Pokemon, New Content, Locations - Everything We Know

Celebrating a whole year since it first burst onto the scene, Pokemon GO will be holding a special, celebratory event, with real-world and in-game Summer events. Here's all you need to know about the Pokemon Go Fire and Ice Event!

Pokemon Go Arms Race Continues as Niantic Brands Cheaters With a Slash Mark

It's Niantic vs Pokemon Go cheaters.

Pokemon Go Update Adds Raid Battles, Bringing More Social and Cooperative Play

The new update for Pokemon Go rethinks the game's Gyms.

A Cheating Epidemic Pits Pokemon Go Players Against Niantic, And Each Another

As long as there are Pokémon in this world, trainers are going to find the means to catch them all.

Pokemon Go Releasing PvP Multiplayer and Legendary Pokemon Soon

Don't let your trainer battles escalate into real battle.

Niantic and the Knight Foundation Kick off Community-based Pokemon GO Events in North Carolina

Catch 'em all while you get to know your neighbors!

Pokemon Go Starting Its Water Festival Event Today

Now is the time for Water Pokemon fans to unite!

Overwatch Wins Game of the Year at the 2017 Game Developers Choice Awards

Pokemon GO, Inside, and No Man's Sky took home awards, too.

USgamer Community Question: Will the New Pokemon GO Update Drive You Back out onto the Streets?

Catch 'em all! Maybe! Will the Pokemon GO update send you wading out into the snow?

Mystic, Valor, and Defending Giant Menorahs: The USG Staff Share Their Personal Favorite Pokémon GO Moments

The USgamer team reflects on their most special Pokémon GO experiences.

USgamer Community Question: Are You Happy With Nintendo's Mobile Games So Far?

Nintendo's had time to find its bearings on mobile. So what do you think?

Pokémon GO Won't Be Coming to China Because of Risks to "Security and Safety"

Safety, security cited as reasons why Pokémon GO is disallowed in China.

USgamer's 2016 in Review: All The Games, News, and Trends Worth Remembering

The USgamer team reflects on the games that kept them warm through a cold year.

USgamer's Best Games of 2016: Best Surprise

We look back on a year loaded with surprise gems.

2016 Successfully Used Familiar Faces to Introduce New Ideas

This past year taught us that it's possible to appeal to people's sense of nostalgia while teaching them new ways to play.

Pokémon GO: How to Get Gen 2 Pokémon Like Pichu, Togepi, Cleffa, and Magby

Here's how to get the first of the Gen 2 Pokémon introduced to Pokemon GO, including Togepi, Pichu, Igglybuff, and others.

Pichu and Togepi Freed From Their Egg Prisons in New Pokemon Go Update

The new Pokemon Go update is live and trainers have already started catching new Pokemon.

Pokemon Go Adding More Pokemon, Further Details on Dec 12

Niantic looks like it'll be updating Pokemon Go with more Pokemon soon.

Pokemon Go Gives Thanks With Double XP and Stardust

Do the same amount of work in half of the time until the end of November.

October Pokémon GO Update Adds Catch Bonuses to Medals

Niantic just gave Pokémon GO users a way to make catching Pokémon even easier.

Fall Games Preview 2016: Pokémon Sun and Moon Grant Us a Change in Scenery

Pokémon Sun and Moon will change things up a bit, but so far it looks like all's well under the grand Alolan sun.

Pokemon Go Buddy Update Live, Lets You Earn Candy for Walking

Now your Pokemon Go walks can include a friend.

Pokemon Go Passes 500 Million Downloads Worldwide

Niantic's mobile hit may have dimmed a bit, but it's still hitting great numbers.

Niantic Looks Beyond Pokémon GO, but Do They Have The Bandwidth?

Niantic is planning for future games, but Pokémon GO still needs a lot of work if it's to remain viable in the long-term.

I Watched Portable Gaming Evolve Through a Decade of Anime Conventions, and That's Awesome

A convention crowd's portable preferences can tell you a lot about the state of handheld gaming.

Mined Pokémon GO Data Hints an Easier, More Personal Method of Leveling up Pokémon is Coming

A "Buddy System" buried in Pokémon GO's code indicates we may soon be able to earn candies for a Pokémon by walking with it.

Pokemon Go Loses Millions of Users as the Hype Settles Down

Niantic's Pokemon Go has drops around 14 million of users, but it's still doing damn good.

Cover Story: A Day at the 2016 Pokémon World Championships Made Me Wonder if I Could Be a Master Again Too

Kat spends a day meeting competitors, watching battles, and remembering why she fell in love with Pokémon in the first place.

Pokemon and Monster Hunter Make 3DS July's Best-Selling System

The 3DS is riding high before the NX touches down.

Pokemon Go is Testing a New Tracking Mechanic

Niantic is working on the game's biggest problem, but the fix may not help everyone.

Pokemon Go Resources Drained by Third-Party Sites, Says Niantic

Niantic explains why it removed sites like Pokemon Go in a new update.

USgamer's RPG Podcast Whiles Away the Dog Days of Summer With Ys, Witcher 3, and More

AXE OF THE BLOOD: Nadia and Kat discuss Ys: Oath in Felghana, Witcher 3, Pokemon, and Dragon Age Inquisition before hearing your pitches for your favorite lesser-known RPGs.

From Us to You! Explores Telltale's Batman, Pokémon Go Drama, and More

PODCAST: Kat and Mike kick back to discuss the latest news and what's been keeping them busy over the summer months.

Pokemon Go: Niantic Breaks Its Silence

Niantic has issued a statement on the problems surrounding Pokemon Go.

July Community Power Poll: Japanese RPGs Rule the Roost

The USgamer community turns to JRPGs (and Pokémon Go) to get through the long summer. Plus: The rest of the results from last week's informal poll, and what the USgamer staff is playing.

Pokemon Go And PokeVision: As Fan Issues Persist, Niantic Focuses on the Wrong Problem

Niantic is quick to focus on one problem, while leaving a whole host of other issues unresolved.

Pokémon GO Players Complete Their PokéDexes With Patience, Footwork, and Ceiling Fans

Some Pokémon GO trainers have already caught 'em all (or as many as the game currently allows, anyway). Here's how they did it.

Pokemon Go Plus Misses July, Coming in September

Smartphone batteries everywhere will have to drain at an alarming rate a little bit longer.

Niantic Reveals Team Leaders, Future Game Plans for Pokémon GO at Comic-Con

Who will you fight for? Choose wisely, because Niantic plans to dote on Pokémon GO for a long time.

Pokémon GO - How to Map Pokémon in Real Time

Use this mapping tool to find nearby Pokémon.

Would Pokémon GO Naysayers Play "Game of Thrones GO?"

Niantic's special wish is to make a Game of Thrones-flavored version of Pokémon GO. Would it attract people who consider themselves "too old" for Pokémon GO?

Pokemon Go Pushes GameStop Merch Sales Up "100 Percent"

GameStop's CEO talks about the effect Pokemon Go can have on businesses.

Pokémon GO Has Amazing User Retention, is Making Crazy Money

Pokémon GO is attracting users, keeping them, and oh boy, is it ever making some cold cash.

USgamer's RPG Podcast Ponders Pokémon Go's Impact on the Series

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD: Will Pokémon Go spur interest in Sun and Moon? Is Monster Hunter Generations worth playing? We discuss these questions and more in the latest RPG podcast.

Pokemon Go Review: Broken App, Amazing Community

The app that Niantic has built may have issues, but playing Pokémon Go is a blast.

Do Nintendo's Mobile Success Stories Like Pokémon Go Paint a Clearer Picture of the NX?

If not, it certainly seems like an opportunity missed.

From Us to You! Gets Swept Up in the Pokémon Go Mania

PODCAST: Like everyone else, we love Pokémon Go. Plus: Kat recounts her trip to Japan, and we talk about Overwatch's new character.

Four Reasons Why Pokémon GO's Long-Term Prospects are Looking Pretty Good

What goes up must come down, especially in the wild world of mobile apps. But then again, they said Pokémon was a fad in 1998, too.

Pokemon Go: The Unfortunate Intersection of Game and Life

Everyone's playing Pokemon Go, but there's some places you probably shouldn't be playing.

5 Series That Should Shamelessly Clone Pokémon Go

Fascinated by the Pokémon Go craze, but not a big fan of the franchise? Thankfully, the idea is big enough to work beyond Pokémon....

Why I Refuse to Play Pokémon GO: The Lament of a Lonely Canadian

For the sake of the game's ongoing health, I won't play Pokémon GO until it's on the Canadian App Store. Listen to my sad song as I fasten myself to a cross.

Watch Where You're Pokemon Go-ing

Mike's adventures in the augmented reality of Pokemon Go highlight some of the issues with the app.

My First Day With Pokémon Go Was a Bust

Excitement turns to frustration as Kat waits for Pokémon Go to work in Japan.

Pokémon GO Rolls Onto the App Store and Google Play With Some Issues

Certain digital market places have Pokémon GO and others will follow very soon, though there are reportedly some technical and design issues to be wary of.

Early Pokémon GO Beta Info Indicates the App is Probably a Long Way from Launch

Early datamining of the Pokémon GO app reveals lots of cool features, but also unearths problems that will take some time to smooth out.

Pokemon Go Brings Nintendo's Marketable Monsters into the Real World

In 2016, you'll finally be able to take to the streets and capture an army of cute creatures with your smartphones—as god intended.