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'Pokémon Go' Isn't Coming To China Any Time Soon

Posted on 01/10 20:47 in Deals | 0

The augmented-reality location-based mobile game is a hit the world over, but Chinese gamers will have to make do with knock-offs like City Elves Go.Reuters reports that the state censor won't allow the game to launch in China pending an evaluation of potential security and safety risks.

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GameStop Accidentally Leaked That You Will Be Able To Play 'Pokémon' On The Nintendo Switch

Posted on 01/12 18:00 in Deals | 0

After the rumor that a version of Pokémon Sun and Moon was in development for the Nintendo Switch, called Pokémon Stars, it seems that there may be more to this as GamesStop inadvertently revealed that you will be able to play Pokémon on the upcoming console.Now, it’s worth realizing that this doesn’t necessarily mean we will have new games of each.

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China Doesn't Go For 'Pokémon GO'

Posted on 01/13 22:59 in Deals | 0

Sorry, Chinese gamers but Pokémon GO probably won’t be coming to you anytime soon.The mobile game hasn’t been available in China since it launched last summer, and Chinese regulators will probably keep it that way.

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There's A New Pokemon Game Out On iOS And Android

Posted on 01/24 18:24 in Deals | 0

The Pokémon Company released a surprise new title on mobile devices today, following up on the runaway success of Pokémon GO over the summer.The new challenger is Pokémon Duel, a strategy game where players pit teams of six Pokémon against each other.

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What On Earth Is 'Pokémon Duel' And Why Do I Hate It So Much?

Posted on 01/25 16:17 in Deals | 0

“What the hell is Pokémon Duel?It’s unclear why The Pokémon Company decided to debut Duel with practically zero fanfare.

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'Pokémon GO' Will Probably Not Get Back A Lost Feature After A Snapchat Lawsuit

Posted on 01/26 17:02 in Deals | 0

A certain news story is currently making its way around a hopeful Pokémon GO community, who believe that it contains good tidings for those wanting the game to get some of its lost functionality back.What does this have to do with Pokémon GO?

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What 'Pokémon GO' Should And Shouldn't Learn From 'Fire Emblem Heroes'

Posted on 02/06 16:41 in Deals | 0

The other two are Super Mario Run and Fire Emblem Heroes, but out of all of those, only two share much in common.I’ve gotten pretty hooked on Fire Emblem Heroes.

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The Pokémon Company Just Announced A Weird New Pokémon iOS And Android Game

Posted on 02/16 17:27 in Deals | 0

If Pokémon GO or Pokémon Duel didn't sate your hunger for more Pokémon games on mobile platforms, there's more on the way, at least in Japan.The announcement, according to Forbes' Japan correspondent Ollie Barder, is pretty much devoid of all other information.

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How The New Evolution Items Work In 'Pokémon GO'

Posted on 02/17 20:56 in Deals | 0

Originally it was a pretty straightforward affair: you got candy for catching, walking and transferring Pokémon, which you then used to turn your Squirtles into Waroturtles, your Bellsprouts into Weepinbells and so on.Certain Pokémon now require either a steel coat, a sun stone, a king's rock, a dragon scale or an upgrade.

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Pokémon GO's Gen 2 Is Making Big Money For The Game Again

Posted on 02/21 17:00 in Deals | 0

There are 80 new Gen 2 monsters in Pokémon GO, and people are out in force to catch them.After some early waffling Pokémon GO has traveled back up the charts, reaching no.

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Pokémon GO's Gen 2 Release: Moderate Success Or Huge Failure?

Posted on 03/09 19:49 in Deals | 0

We're a little ways out from the launch of Pokémon GO's Gen 2 now, and it seems like a decent place to evaluate it.The game continues, but the event that was the Gen 2 launch is on the table for analysis.

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'Pokémon GO' Needs A New Battle System, And It's Painfully Obvious Where To Get It

Posted on 03/10 16:32 in Deals | 0

But none, I would argue, loom quite so large as the combat system.I keep thinking that of all the things in this game, a functional combat system is the one thing that could allow actual gameplay to gain a foothold.

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'Pokémon' On Nintendo Switch Could Be Coming Soon

Posted on 03/20 15:20 in Deals | 0

The announcement of the Nintendo Switch, however, appeared to change all that.And a new job listing seems to point to the fact that this could well be on its way.

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What Needs To Change In Pokémon GO's Grand Gym Redesign

Posted on 03/20 16:04 in Deals | 0

But Pokémon GO picks your six fighters for you based on criteria that I often still do not understand.I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again, 6v10 battles in Pokémon GO are not fun, and gyms should be limited to six Pokémon each.

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It Seems That Shiny Pokémon Have Arrived In 'Pokémon GO' Along With Water Event

Posted on 03/22 22:20 in Deals | 0

Earlier today, Niantic dropped a surprise event into Pokémon GO, making water-type Pokémon more common throughout the world, including some rare monsters like Lapras and Gyrados.There are reports of shiny Magikarp out in the wild, making the first appearance of shiny Pokémon variants in the game so far.

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Believe It Or Not, 'Pokémon GO' Has 65 Million Monthly Active Players

Posted on 04/05 16:36 in Deals | 0

Speaking at the London Games Festival, Niantic CEO John Hanke revealed that Pokémon GO has 65 million monthly active players, now nine months after launch.Elsewhere, Destiny had about 30 million monthly players at its peak, Call of Duty had 40 million, and all Blizzard games had 42 million combined as of last year, though almost all those titles have up-front costs.

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Will 'Pokémon GO' Ever 'Start Fresh' Like The Handhelds For Gen 3 And Beyond?

Posted on 04/20 17:02 in Deals | 0

As today’s Easter Eggstravaganza event draws to a close, I find myself thinking about not just future events for Pokémon GO, but also future generations.What would be the pros or cons or a full reset for Gen 3 or beyond in Pokémon GO?

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'Pokémon GO' Will Also Rule Summer 2017 Because It Still Has No Real Competition

Posted on 04/25 14:11 in Deals | 0

The weather is starting to thaw out from the endless, yet snowless winter here in the Midwest, and I find myself thinking back to last summer, when Pokémon GO first launched.But more importantly, it’s been almost a full year and Pokémon GO still does not have any serious competition.

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Nintendo Is Starting To Tease 'Pokémon Stars,' But For Switch Or 3DS?

Posted on 05/02 15:28 in Deals | 0

It’s been a long time since we’ve heard any rumors about Pokémon Stars, the supposed follow-up to the hugely successful Pokémon Sun and Moon.New, Japanese Pokémon merchandise has appeared in official Nintendo channels which you can see above, along with the tagline “Look upon the stars.

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Pokémon GO's 'Adventure Week' Ends Tomorrow

Posted on 05/24 19:57 in Deals | 0

So if you haven't snagged yourself an Aerodactyl yet, now might be a good time to get out there.At this point, Pokémon GO is essentially an entirely event-focused game.

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