Pokemon Go Features
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It was another marvelous year for games, but USG's brave leader loved two in particular.
We go hands-on with Pokemon Go's Trainer Battles and find them a better fit than we expected.
Baby mine, don't you cry.
The only gift worth a damn is the gift of good health.
What's in a name? Your Eevee's destiny, duh.
Sinnoh has finally come to Pokemon Go. So let's talk about which raids we want to see.
Hugging this little fellow would probably be very uncomfortable, but I want to try.
Either Professor Oak or Professor Willow is not of this world. Question is, which one's the outlier?
There's not much love to go around for Registeel, Regirock, and Regice in Pokemon Go. How come?
If you want to go out of your mind trying to catch a lame Pokemon, I've got great news.
STARTING SCREEN | I tried to escape, but Niantic keeps dragging me back in.
Pokemon Quest has a big problem: It's hella boring.
Wipe that smile off your face you great pink Satan.
There's still a way to go, but Gyrados didn't evolve in a day.
Before Rapidash can learn to gallop, Ponyta must learn to trot. Game Freak isn't much different.
Pokemon Go is visiting Alola before it even looks at Sinnoh, and that's OK.
Pokémon GO's pulse is strong and steady. Stop saying it's dead, you monsters.
Pokemon Go might have had some missteps, but it's still a Pokemon game.
Players are reporting poor servers and long lines.
Is the new update a good move for trainers?
ENDING CREDITS | Taking a look a back at this week's headlines and everything else you might have missed on USgamer.
OPINION | No longer is there a deluge of Dragonites.
As long as there are Pokémon in this world, trainers are going to find the means to catch them all.
Catch 'em all! Maybe! Will the Pokemon GO update send you wading out into the snow?
The USgamer team reflects on their most special Pokémon GO experiences.
Nintendo's had time to find its bearings on mobile. So what do you think?
The USgamer team reflects on the games that kept them warm through a cold year.
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 Sun and Moon will change things up a bit, but so far it looks like all's well under the grand Alolan sun.
A convention crowd's portable preferences can tell you a lot about the state of handheld gaming.
Kat spends a day meeting competitors, watching battles, and remembering why she fell in love with Pokémon in the first place.
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.
PODCAST: Kat and Mike kick back to discuss the latest news and what's been keeping them busy over the summer months.
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.
Niantic is quick to focus on one problem, while leaving a whole host of other issues unresolved.
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?
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.
If not, it certainly seems like an opportunity missed.
PODCAST: Like everyone else, we love Pokémon Go. Plus: Kat recounts her trip to Japan, and we talk about Overwatch's new character.
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.
Everyone's playing Pokemon Go, but there's some places you probably shouldn't be playing.
Fascinated by the Pokémon Go craze, but not a big fan of the franchise? Thankfully, the idea is big enough to work beyond Pokémon....
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.
Mike's adventures in the augmented reality of Pokemon Go highlight some of the issues with the app.
Excitement turns to frustration as Kat waits for Pokémon Go to work in Japan.
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.