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  1. Pokémon Go is finally getting online player battles in 2020

    Pokémon Go is finally getting online player battles in 2020

    Introducing the Go Battle League, Online player battles and a ranking system are finally coming to Pokémon Go starting in 2020. As of writing, players can only battle other trainers locally, with the exception of non-player characters that can be battled whenever. Pokémon Go developer Niantic...
  2. November’s Pokémon Go Community Day Focuses On Chimchar

    November’s Pokémon Go Community Day Focuses On Chimchar

    November’s Pokémon Go Community Day will feature the monkey fire-type Pokémon, Chimchar. The Community Day will take place on Nov. 16 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m, local time. During this time, Chimchar will spawn much more frequently, and players will have an increased chance to nab its Shiny form...
  3. Pokemon Go Bringing Giratina Back Next Week

    Pokemon Go Bringing Giratina Back Next Week

    Mewtwo may be leaving Raid Battles in Pokemon Go very soon, but another Legendary is set to return in its place. Giratina, the Legendary Ghost/Dragon Pokemon from Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum, is making an encore appearance in Raids beginning 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET on September 23, giving you another...
  4. Pokémon Go Ultra Bonus Event Will Bring Regional And Unova Pokémon

    Pokémon Go Ultra Bonus Event Will Bring Regional And Unova Pokémon

    Pokémon Go players managed to successfully complete three challenges that coincided with the 2019 Pokémon Go Fests across the world. As a reward, there will be special events in Pokémon Go spanning three weeks starting on Sept. 2. Niantic’s announcement is fairly vague, but Pokémon Go players...
  5. Pokemon Go Adds New Shiny Pokemon For A Limited Time

    Pokemon Go Adds New Shiny Pokemon For A Limited Time

    The third and final Pokemon Go Fest of the summer kicks off in Yokohama, Japan, this week, and to commemorate the event, Niantic is making a new Shiny Pokemon available worldwide for a limited time. Beginning today, August 5, at 2 PM PT / 5 PM ET / 10 PM BST (6 AM JST on August 6), players...
  6. Pokemon Go Adding Even More Shadow Pokemon

    Pokemon Go Adding Even More Shadow Pokemon

    Team Rocket recently made their debut in Pokemon Go, and the villainous trainers have brought with them Shadow Pokemon--dark versions of Pokemon that are surrounded by a sinister aura. Only a few Shadow Pokemon have been available thus far, but it appears Team Rocket will be expanding their...
  7. Pokemon Go Adding Shiny Rayquaza This Week

    Pokemon Go Adding Shiny Rayquaza This Week

    Armored Mewtwo may be leaving Raid Battles in Pokemon Go in only a few days, but a new Legendary is set to take its place. Rayquaza, the Legendary Dragon Pokemon from Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, is returning to Raids beginning Wednesday, July 31, and this time around, you'll have your first...
  8. Shadow Pokemon In Pokemon Go

    Shadow Pokemon In Pokemon Go

    Team Rocket has invaded Pokemon Go. After weeks of teases, the villainous trainers have begun appearing in the hit Pokemon mobile game following its latest update, and they come with Shadow Pokemon in tow--dark versions of monsters that feature glowing red eyes and a sinister aura. Just as in...
  9. Pokemon Go Crossing Over With One Piece For Special Event

    Pokemon Go Crossing Over With One Piece For Special Event

    A special event has been announced for Pokemon Go. Niantic's hit Pokemon mobile game is teaming up with the popular manga series One Piece for a collaboration event next week, which will give players around the world a chance to capture a special Pikachu. Beginning July 22, Pikachu wearing One...
  10. Pokemon Go Entei Raid Day

    Pokemon Go Entei Raid Day

    Armored Mewtwo has arrived in Pokemon Go, but that isn't the only Legendary appearing in the hit mobile game this weekend. As a reward for completing enough Global Challenges during the recent Pokemon Go Fest event in Dortmund, Germany, developer Niantic is bringing another one of the three...
  11. Pokemon Go: Armored Mewtwo Available Now For A Limited Time

    Pokemon Go: Armored Mewtwo Available Now For A Limited Time

    The Legendary Pokemon Mewtwo has returned to Pokemon Go for a limited time. Following Groudon's departure from the game, the powerful Psychic-type is back again in Raid Battles through the end of July, and this time around, it's donning some special armor. To coincide with the Japanese release...
  12. Pokemon Go Adding New Shiny Pokemon Today

    Pokemon Go Adding New Shiny Pokemon Today

    The second Pokemon Go Fest event of the summer kicks off soon in Dortmund, Germany, but even if you can't attend in-person, you'll have a chance to catch a special Pokemon. To celebrate the event, Niantic is increasing spawns of male Nidoran around the world beginning today, July 4th, at 1 AM PT...
  13. Pokemon Go Adventure Week Event Announced

    Pokemon Go Adventure Week Event Announced

    A new week-long event is kicking off soon in Pokemon Go. Niantic is holding another Adventure Week beginning Tuesday, June 4, and it'll give players a chance to earn extra rewards, catch some rare Rock-types, and even find a couple of new Shiny Pokemon. During Adventure Week, Geodude, Rhyhorn...
  14. Pokemon Go June 2019 Community Day Details

    Pokemon Go June 2019 Community Day Details

    Pokemon Go's May Community Day may have just ended, but Niantic has already announced the first details for next month's event. June's Community Day is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 8, and this time, the featured Pokemon will be another fan-favorite from Ruby and Sapphire: Slakoth...
  15. Pokemon Go: Azelf, Mesprit, And Uxie Now Available

    Pokemon Go: Azelf, Mesprit, And Uxie Now Available

    Following their surprise appearance in the wild last week, Azelf, Mesprit, and Uxie have made their way into Raid Battles in Pokemon Go. The Legendary Pokemon will appear in Gyms from now until May 27, but which one you'll be able to catch will depend on where you live. Just as when they first...
  16. Pokemon Go Detective Pikachu Event Starts Tomorrow

    Pokemon Go Detective Pikachu Event Starts Tomorrow

    Warner Bros' live-action Detective Pikachu movie hits theaters later this week, and Niantic is celebrating its premier with a special event in Pokemon Go. Beginning tomorrow, May 7, at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET / 9 PM BST (6 AM AEST on May 8), players will have a chance to capture Pokemon from the...
  17. Pokemon Go's New Eggstravaganza Event

    Pokemon Go's New Eggstravaganza Event

    Easter is just around the corner, and Niantic is celebrating by bringing back its annual Eggstravaganza event in Pokemon Go. The week-long event returns next week beginning Tuesday, April 16, and this year it'll give players their first chance to capture Shiny Buneary. Throughout the...
  18. Pokemon Go Spring Event Starts Tomorrow

    Pokemon Go Spring Event Starts Tomorrow

    Spring is just around the corner, and Niantic is celebrating the start of the season with a special event in Pokemon Go. Beginning tomorrow, March 19, the developer is holding an equinox event in the hit mobile game, which will feature increased Grass-type Pokemon spawns, new Field Research...
  19. Niantic Reveals Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

    Niantic Reveals Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

    Niantic has fully unveiled Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, its next licensed game following the Pokémon Go phenom. A co-production with Harry Potter-centric publisher Portkey Games, the mobile game will allow players to venture the real world as wizards and witches, casting spells and entering...
  20. Pokemon Sword And Shield: Release Window, Starters, Trailer

    Pokemon Sword And Shield: Release Window, Starters, Trailer

    Previously at E3 2017, CEO of The Pokémon Company Tsunekazu Ishihara announced the development of the next set of mainline games for Nintendo Switch. We've heard little about the project in the years since--until now. Nintendo finally lifted the veil over the highly anticipated games during a...
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