Pokemon GO Will Count Your Steps Even When You Aren’t Playing

When Pokemon GO was first launched, due to the nature of the game it encouraged players to walk around to try and discover and capture nearby Pokemon. As a result it actually forced more people to exercise, which is a good thing, and now it seems that its creators are hoping to make it a regular thing.


Pokemon GO Sees 35% Increase In Active Usage Since May

Pokemon GO was understandably met with a ton of excitement when it first launched. However over time it wasn’t surprising to see interest in the game wane a bit. However it seems that in the past few months, interest in the game has picked up again, according to a post on Niantic’s website.


Pokemon GO Blocked From Running On Rooted Android Phones

No one likes cheaters, which is why to help prevent potential cheats, Niantic has recently decided to block the popular Pokemon GO from running on rooted Android phones. How this works is apparently the app will scan your phone’s internal storage system to see if your phone shows signs of having been rooted.


Pokemon GO Gets New ‘Niantic Kids’ Login System

If you’re a parent and you’re a bit concerned about letting your kids play Pokemon GO over privacy concerns, you’ll be relieved to learn that there will be new tools introduced to help you deal with that. Dubbed Niantic Kids, this is a new logic system that Niantic and SuperAwesome developed.


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Pokemon GO Player Battles Could Arrive This Year

PVP battles in Pokemon GO is something that has been talked about for a long time. It seemed like a rather basic and straightforward feature that should have been included from the start, but yet the folks at Niantic have yet to implement it. In fact last year the company was still making promises about the feature eventually arriving.


Niantic Introduces Three-Strike Policy For Pokemon GO Cheaters

No one likes cheaters, but the sad reality is that as much as developers try to prevent cheaters, there will always be cheaters in video games. Companies such as Blizzard have implemented a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to cheaters, banning them outright when caught, but Niantic appears to be taking a more lenient approach.


Pokemon Go Revenues Cross $1.8 Billion Worldwide

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 title was believed to have cross $1 billion in revenue back in January last year.


Pokemon GO Has The Most Players It Has Ever Had Since 2016

It’s not surprising that when Pokemon GO was first launched that it was a massive success. This combined the success and fame of the Pokemon franchise with that of the ability to “catch” Pokemon in real-life thanks to the use of augmented reality. However the game did face some problems at the start, along with features that were promised but never launched.


Trading Is Finally Coming To Pokemon GO

One of the fun aspects of Pokemon games is the ability to trade Pokemon with your friends. This was a feature that many expected to be part of Pokemon GO when the game was launched, and despite there being many promises and hints, the feature remained missing for the longest time ever.


Pokemon Go Developer Niantic To Map The World In 3D

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 major role in digital mapping and it’s looking to leverage its massive community for that purpose.


Pokemon Go Fest Heading Back To Chicago This Summer

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 Go Fest which had quite a lot of shortcomings but fans remain of the view that they would like this fan event to return. They will now be happy […]


Pokemon GO To Get Quests In Upcoming Update

Niantic’s Pokemon GO has been a rather straightforward game where gamers go into the real world to capture Pokemon. There are some battles that can be had where players can fight to take over gyms, but other than that we suppose the main novelty of Pokemon GO is using augmented reality to catch Pokemon.


Pokemon GO Could Be Getting Story Quests In The Future

For the most part Pokemon GO doesn’t really have much story to it, unless you count the fact that it is based on Pokemon which has its own world/story. However Niantic could be looking to change that because based on a datamine by the folks at The Silph Road (via VG247), they have found some references to story quests in Pokemon GO.


Pokemon GO To Discontinue Support For Devices That Can’t Upgrade To iOS 11

The thing about Apple is that for the most part, they tend to support devices for years on end (iPhone battery scandal aside). Take for example iOS 11 which is supported way back on the iPhone 5s which was released 5 years ago, which presumably many users would have upgraded by now.