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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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A Fourth Pokémon Game Is Heading To iOS And Android, And No, Not The One You Want

Posted on 05/31 15:03 in Deals | 0

In the past year alone we’ve seen the worldwide release of Pokémon GO, Pokémon Duel, Magikarp Jump and now a fourth game is coming to join the others.It’s called Pokéland, and it looks to be an adaptation of the often-overlooked Wii game, Pokémon Rumble.

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The Pokémon Company Made Record Profits Last Year

Posted on 06/01 18:32 in Deals | 0

In news that probably doesn’t come as huge surprise, The Pokémon Company recently reported record profits for last year.These figures are also not typical in the shareholder sense, as The Pokémon Company is a private company.

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'Garfield GO' Is Real, Exists On iOS And Android

Posted on 06/14 18:16 in Deals | 0

We now have a true Pokémon GO knockoff in the form of Garfield GO, which I think everyone agreed was the next logical license to go with after Pokémon.We've seen at least one terrifying Pokémon GO knockoff before, but this one is a bit more together than that one.

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Claim Your Final Defender Bonus Before 'Pokémon GO' Shuts Down And Reworks Gyms Today

Posted on 06/19 14:58 in Deals | 0

While Pokémon GO’s Fire and Ice event is beginning to draw to close, there’s a larger, seismic shift happening with the game starting today.The official Pokémon GO account tweeted about a shutdown “in a few hours” at 8 AM ET, so you have until maybe 11?

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It's Time For 'Pokémon GO' To Free Region-Locked Pokémon Permanently

Posted on 08/07 17:37 in Deals | 0

While I’m fine with region-locked Pokémon appearing as part of special Pokémon GO events, restricting them to local events is reinforcing why these Pokémon have been so maddening in the first place.If you’re lucky, maybe you’ll get one of them if an event comes your way.

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The New Dusk Form Of Lycanroc Has Been Revealed For 'Pokémon Ultra Sun And Moon'

Posted on 08/07 18:31 in Deals | 0

In a new update from The Pokémon Company, we now know that Lycanroc will be receiving a new Dusk form in Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon.This new Dusk form will be exclusive to Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon but the unlock requirements are currently unknown.

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Mewtwo Revealed In 'Pokémon GO,' Players Catching It Now

Posted on 08/14 15:02 in Deals | 0

For those keeping score at home, that means there's only one Pokémon from the original 151 that we've yet to see in Pokémon GO, and let's hope Mew makes its arrival sometime soon.I'm slowly making my way to rounding out the original Pokédex, even if there are a few continents I've got to visit in order to do so.

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Dusk Form Lycanroc From 'Pokémon Ultra Sun And Moon' Gets A Lovely Plushie This September

Posted on 08/16 00:27 in Deals | 0

Following all the news of the new Dusk Form of Lycanroc for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon, it seems that Takara Tomy will be releasing a very affordable plushie of this Pokémon in September.Priced at 2,160 yen (or around $20), this plushie will be released on September 16 in Japan.

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'Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!' Gets Ready For Its Western Release With A New Trailer

Posted on 09/09 18:02 in Deals | 0

The latest Pokémon movie, Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!To commemorate this release, we now have a new trailer of the film dubbed into English (shown below).

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Can Niantic Take Back Its Biggest Mistake With Pokémon GO's Legendaries?

Posted on 09/12 17:31 in Deals | 0

We are now deep into the second month of Pokémon GO’s foray into Legendaries.I’ve talked a lot about how I’m not terribly pleased with the current state of Pokémon GO, particularly due to how the game has been taken over by raids and Legendary raids in particular.

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