Niantic

A Catholic version of Pokemon Go where you “catch” biblical figures now exists

October 25, 2018

There have been a few straight copies of Niantic’s mega-successful Pok√©mon Go (yes, people still play it; someone trade me a Mewtwo please) but none quite as odd as this one. Follow JC Go!, an augmented reality adventure app inspired by the same people that bought you Catholicism (the religion, not the game), has been […]

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Pokemon GO dev Niantic’s next mobile title will be Harry Potter themed

November 10, 2017

Warner Bros Interactive Entetainment and Niantic have finally, officially, spilled the beans on their Harry Potter mobile collaboration. A boat that had become particularly leaky in the last few days,¬†Harry Potter: Wizards Unite¬†will turn players into real world wizards and witches in much the same way Niantic’s megahit¬†Pokemon GO turned players into IRL Pokemon trainers.

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Pokemon Go evolves at last: Gen 2 monsters and new game mechanics coming this week

February 15, 2017

After much begging and cursing Niantic have finally given us their biggest announcement since the mega successful Pokemon Go app debuted in July of last year. That announcement is Generation 2, and we’re talking an actual Gen 2 release, not a bunch of baby Pokemon you can only hatch from eggs. Sometime over the next […]

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Pokemon GO‘s holiday event begins, Gen 2 monsters begin to appear

December 13, 2016

Following rumours earlier in the month that Generation 2 Pokemon were on their way to¬†Pokemon GO, Niantic have released the game’s major holiday update. Select Gen 2 monsters (that’s the¬†Gold and¬†Silver era for those of us old enough to have been around for that) are now appearing in¬†Pokemon GO and there’s never been a better […]

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Pokemon Go quietly adds 100 new Pokemon you can’t catch just yet

December 1, 2016

The game detectives are at it again. In a post over at The Silph Road¬†Pokemon fan site, a deep dive into the code of the latest version of¬†Pokemon GO¬†has revealed that the recently-released Ditto was not the only monster added to the game. Indeed, as many as 100 monsters from the Generation 2 era have […]

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Pokémon Go Plus set to launch in Australia and New Zealand on the 16th of September

September 9, 2016

Australian and New Zealand Pok√©mon Trainers will be geared up to catch ‚Äôem all on September the 16th when Pok√©mon Go Plus makes its launch. The wearable device will be compatible with both iOS and select Android smart phones, and will allow players to detect when a Pok√©mon is near without a mere glance at […]

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Pok√©mon GO‘s latest update 1.1.0 opens avatar customisation, removes nearby tracking

July 31, 2016

Mobile gaming success story/genuine phenomenon Pokémon GO has received its latest update today. Version 1.1.0 brings a number of changes to the altered reality Pokémon hunting sim, including avatar customisation and the removal of those inscrutable Nearby footprints.

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