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Pokemon Go Revenues Cross $1.8 Billion Worldwide

07/08/2018, Niantic’s Pokemon Go quickly became a global phenomenon not too long after it was released. The title has made a lot of money across the globe and the latest figures suggest that the worldwide Pokemon Go revenue has now crossed $1.8 billion. The...

‘Ingress: The Animation’ Announced For Netflix This October

07/07/2018, With all the success surrounding Pokemon GO, we’re sure that along the way some might have forgotten that before Niantic was working on Pokemon GO, they were actually working on a game called Ingress in which some of Pokemon GO’s concepts and features...

Pokemon Go Developer Niantic To Map The World In 3D

05/09/2018, Niantic, best known as the developer of the popular Pokemon Go title, has revealed its plans to map the world in 3D with the help of players. Its plans to build augmented reality maps were confirmed by Niantic CEO John Hanke today. Niantic wants to play a...


Pokemon Go Fest Heading Back To Chicago This Summer

05/07/2018, Pokemon Go quickly became popular when it came out and while the hype has died down considerably since then, there are still many people who still play this game. Developer Niantic leveraged the title’s popularity last year by launching the Pokemon...

Pokemon Go Will Finally Make Its Way To China

01/02/2018, Pokemon Go quickly became a global phenomenon when it was launched in 2016. Since developer Niantic didn’t have a local partner in China, it wasn’t able to launch the game in the world’s largest smartphone market. Two years after the...

Pokemon Go Apple ARKit Update Might Be Out Soon

12/20/2017, According to a new report, Niantic might release an update for Pokemon Go later today which will bring support for Apple’s ARKit feature. ARKit was introduced with iOS 11 earlier this year. It’s a new framework which enables developers to...

Niantic To Revamp Their First AR Game ‘Ingress’ In 2018

12/05/2017, These days many might associate developer Niantic with Pokemon GO, but for those who are unfamiliar, Niantic actually started out as a startup under Google where they debuted an augmented reality (AR) game called Ingress way back in 2012, although it’s...

Niantic Harry Potter Game Won’t End Support For Pokemon Go

11/12/2017, Niantic’s augmented reality-powered Pokemon Go became an instant hit globally. There has been a lot of speculation over the past few months about the next AR-powered game from the developer. Niantic recently confirmed that it’s developing a...

Harry Potter AR Game Being Developed By Pokemon Go Creators

11/08/2017, You may have heard of a little something known as Pokemon Go. The augmented reality game instantly became popular across the globe after it was released. It’s safe to say that Niantic’s efforts with this title were very successful. It was...

Niantic Hints That Its Next AR Game Could Incorporate Audio Cues

09/19/2017, Niantic is probably best known for their augmented reality (AR) game Pokemon GO, which served to prove that AR gaming could be the next big thing, or at least an avenue that developers could explore. However it seems that they don’t just want to be...

Pokemon CEO Hints At Trading & Battling Feature For Pokemon GO

09/06/2017, While legendary Pokemon might have arrived for Pokemon GO finally after about a year or so, there are still a couple of other highly-requested features that have yet to make its debut, namely in the form of being able to trade Pokemon with other players,...

Niantic Postpones Pokemon GO Events In Europe

07/30/2017, Niantic’s Pokemon GO is a game unlike any we’ve seen so far, and given the popularity of the Pokemon franchise, it’s safe to say that Niantic certainly was not prepared for the onslaught of players when they first launched, and they also seemed to...

Gamers File Lawsuit Against Niantic Over Failed Pokemon GO Fest

07/28/2017, Recently to celebrate Pokemon GO turning 1 year old and to celebrate the launch of legendary Pokemon, Niantic decided to hold a Pokemon GO Fest in Chicago that gathered players together to make the game more social. Unfortunately did not exactly go the...

Niantic Offers Explanation For The Failed Chicago Pokemon GO Fest

07/26/2017, Not too long ago, Niantic attempted to hold a Pokemon GO event in Chicago to celebrate the launch of legendary Pokemon coming to the game. Unfortunately for Niantic, things did not end well as there were many issues plaguing the event, such as network and...