Pages Navigation Menu

SHOWFUN - Show & Fun & More!

Pokemon Go’s iOS privacy settings give its developer total access to your Google account

Posted on 07/12 16:11 in Shows | 0

We’ve already touched on some of the real-world issues linked to augmented reality game Pokemon Go, but Monday revealed another significant problem with the game.If you you sign up for the game using iOS (not Android) and a linked Google account, Niantic (the game’s developer) gets complete access to anything and everything attached to said account.

Read More

Pokémon Go is a roaring success — so why did Google spin off the company that developed it?

Posted on 07/13 23:12 in Shows | 0

Its developer, Niantic, has just vaulted from its position as a young company with a modestly successful mobile AR game (Ingress) to a behemoth of online gaming.However, Niantic’s independence was probably critical to landing a contract with Nintendo in the first place, according to Business Insider.

Read More

Does it matter that Twitch streamers are spoofing their locations for Pokemon Go?

Posted on 07/19 18:21 in More | 0

If you take a look at the Pokemon Go Twitch channel, you may notice something slightly strange going on.On the one hand, who really cares if someone is spoofing to find Pokemon?

Read More

Where Pokemon Go Is Available... And Where It May Never Be

Posted on 07/19 18:23 in More | 0

It's a long list--but one that still skips some pretty major countries along with four entire continents.But South Korea?

Read More

Pokemon GO: What will it take to keep it alive?

Posted on 07/30 06:21 in More | 0

Since its release on July 6th, Pokemon GO has been installed on over 30,000,000 phones as of July 19th.All of these facts should mean that Pokemon GO should last for a good long time.

Read More

You may be surprised how much Pokemon Go has made so far

Posted on 08/05 12:25 in More | 0

It has been reported that Pokemon Go has earned over 160 million in revenue worldwide, since its release.The app's rise in popularity and player experience has not been without its share of concerns.

Read More

Niantic removes legendary Pokémon from Pokémon GO cheaters

Posted on 08/05 12:27 in More | 0

If you’re still avidly following all the ins and outs of Pokémon GO, a surprise arrival in Ohio earlier this week might have piqued your interest.The alternative was that players were simply cheating (which is already rampant in the game), and it seems Niantic agree.

Read More

Pokémon Go updated with incredibly useful tracking feature

Posted on 08/12 04:52 in More | 0

I’ve been giving Pokémon Go a lot of stick lately.Ever since Niantic removed tracking entirely from the game and shut down all third-party tracking websites, the game just hasn’t been the same.

Read More

Pokemon GO Super Effective Files: Dragonite Spotlight

Posted on 08/23 01:18 in More | 0

This week's Super Effective Files continues the Pokemon GO spotlight with Dragonite.I'm going to go over what makes Dragonite so great, and list the moves available as well.

Read More

Pokémon GO: Niantic Just Totally Blew The Gen 2 Announcement

Posted on 12/12 20:12 in Deals | 0

The rest of Gen 2, we assume, will be released piecemeal.We won't be encountering new Pokémon in the wild, we won't be encountering many new Pokémon at all, and those that we do we will have to get through the frustrating egg system.

Read More

The Perfect Time To Announce Gen 2 for 'Pokémon GO'

Posted on 01/19 21:39 in Deals | 0

The new generation would seem to be on their way to Pokémon GO.A patch indicates Gen 2 is coming, but it raises an even more important question: when?

Read More

Pokémon GO's Valentine's Day Event Is Live

Posted on 02/08 20:59 in Deals | 0

It's Valentine's Day for Pokémon GO, and Niantic is celebrating with partnership and pink.The company only announced the update this morning, keeping in a bizarre tradition of not announcing changes until they actually show up.

Read More

Everything You Need to Know About the Johto Update to Pokemon GO

Posted on 02/17 21:22 in More | 0

Along with a whole host of new items and game features, 80 new Pokémon have now been added to the Pokédex.The update has also added new items at Pokéstops, which can be used to evolve certain Pokémon into a second evolution.

Read More

What Would Be Almost As Good As Pokemon GO? Lilo & Stitch GO!

Posted on 03/21 13:28 in More | 0

And with the release of Pokémon GO last July, it got me thinking: which other shows deserve a GO game?Facebook gave me a ton of ideas, but my favorite by far is the idea of a Lilo & Stitch GO.

Read More

Pokemon GO Water Festival Begins Today, Boosting Water Pokemon Spawn Rates

Posted on 03/22 18:42 in More | 0

A new Pokemon GO event kicks off worldwide today, focused on water-type Pokemon.If you've been having a hard time tracking down your favorite water-type Pokemon in Pokemon GO, the newest in-game event may be of interest to you.

Read More

Pokemon GO! Water Festival event

Posted on 03/23 10:58 in More | 0

Niantic Labs announced that starting March 22nd at 1 pm PDT, Pokémon Go is celebrating a global Water Festival by giving trainers an opportunity to catch more Water-type Pokémon.According to an update on the Pokémon Go website, trainers anywhere in the world are more likely to encounter Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile, as well as their Evolutions.

Read More

Pokemon Go Water Festival Event Has Started

Posted on 03/23 11:00 in More | 0

Niantic Labs announced that starting March 22nd at 1 pm PDT, Pokémon Go is celebrating a global Water Festival by giving trainers an opportunity to catch more Water-type Pokémon.According to an update on the Pokémon Go website, trainers anywhere in the world are more likely to encounter Magikarp, Squirtle, Totodile, as well as their Evolutions.

Read More