Right now, most people playing Pokémon Go are hunting for one thing: a golden shiny Magikarp. Oh, they’re finding shiny Magikarp alright. It’s just not turning out how they’d expect.
One of the biggest draws of gen two in Pokémon Go are the fancy evolutions that require special items, such as the Metal Coat or Dragon Scale. Some players vying for these items are having a hard time actually finding them, though.
Anyone who comes across Togetic in the wild will want to catch it—I mean, look at the cute ‘lil bugger. Adding Togetic to your collection through a wild encounter may be way harder than it sounds, however.
Unown, the letter-shaped monster, is causing a stir in Pokémon Go right now thanks to their mysterious nature. Everyone wants to capture Unown, but half the people talking about it aren’t even sure it’s actually in the game.
Don’t let the round pinkness and the cheerful smile fool you: Blissey is a monster. Since it was added to the roster of second generation Pokémon Go creatures last night, Blissey has started to tear up many gyms.
Generation two is here, and it brings with it a slew of new faces to Pokémon Go.
After months of fan begging, Niantic will finally pull through and add real content to Pokémon Go. A Pokémon Go update slated for sometime this week will allow players to collect dozens more creatures from the Johto compendium.
For a moment, I ask you to take a deep breath and reflect on the unsolved mysteries of the games industry. Where is Half Life 3? Who is Wario, really? Why won’t Pokémon Go’s developers actually add the features the game so desperately needs?
The chances of playing Pokémon Go in China look slim. The Chinese state censor said that augmented reality games like Pokémon Go will not be licensed until they could assess potential security risks.
Pokémon games tend to scale monsters down, so you don’t get a good sense of a creature’s true size (according to the lore.) A recent glitch within Pokémon Go presents the opposite problem: it is making Pokémon ENORMOUS.
Pokémon Go is giving thanks for obsessed players everywhere with a special Thanksgiving event. From November 23 to November 30, XP and Stardust gains will be doubled. Sounds like a lovely excuse to wander away from the dinner table before the fighting starts.
A recent update put a speed cap on Pokémon Go. Meaning? If you play while riding on the train or bus, you might want to find something else to do.
Footage has surfaced of a bus driver in Japan appearing to play Pokémon Go while he is driving. The clip is rather unsettling.
Pokémon Go fans will soon be able to enjoy “daily bonuses” that reward you for playing the game on consecutive days.
A 36 year-old trucker was arrested in Aichi Prefecture, Japan for allegedly hitting and killing a 9 year-old boy. The suspect is quoted as saying he was playing Pokémon Go, wasn’t looking at the road and “didn’t see what was in front of him.”
Soon, Pokémon Go will incorporate a type of bonus that will improve the catching experience as a whole.
The buddy system is Pokémon Go’s latest cloying grab at my ‘90s kid nostalgia. Think about it: you, your favorite Pokémon, together, walking into the sunset; growing as one and traversing the unknown. It’s just like Ash’s journey in the Pokémon TV show, except if you’re attempting it with the IRL buddy system, you…
Now that the Pokémon Go buddy system is widely available, players everywhere are faced with a big decision: who should accompany your walking adventures? I am here to tell you, dear reader, that there is really only one choice.
Pokémon Go’s anticipated new buddy system rolled out over the last few days. Yesterday, everybody received access to patch 1.7 for iOS and 0.37 for Android. Now, when you walk around and collect Pokémon, you can choose a “buddy” Pokémon that acquires candy of its Pokémon type after you hit certain distance benchmarks.