pokemon go

Official Site: Pokemon Go
Studio: Niantic
Launch Date: July 6, 2016
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: Android, iOS

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Pokemon Go releases Cowboy Hat Snorlax, not Caterpie, with Go Fest 2022

Pokemon Go studio Niantic has released additional news on upcoming Go Fest 2022 events in Berlin, Seattle, and Sapporo, with new Ultra Beasts -...

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The cautionary tale that is Axie Infinity is likely well known to most, but for those who are looking for a rundown of the...

Massively on the Go: Pokemon Go Fest 2022 was not the worst Go Fest by a long shot

Let me start off by saying Go Fest 2022 was not perfect. We saw Pokemon learning moves they weren't supposed to, Flygon learning its...

Massively on the Go: Maybe it’s time Pokemon GO buddies get the Pikachu treatment

As we've been discussing over the last few weeks, Niantic's pursuit of forcing Pokemon Go players out into the world to generate salable data...

Massively on the Go: Pokemon GO’s new season Goes back to the biggies in June

It's always hard to be a Pokemon GO player. On the one hand, the upcoming stalker app, Campfire, shows us that someone at the...

Niantic’s Campfire social media platform will let Pokemon GO players chat and connect

Niantic, the developer of AR mobile games Ingress, Pokemon Go, and Pikmin Bloom, has made some major AR gaming-related announcements during a Lightship Summit...

Massively on the Go: No one’s talking about May’s Pokemon GO Community Day, and that’s good

Remember how negative players were about as Pokemon Go’s April Stuffel Community Day? And did you see how angry people on social media were about...

Massively on the Go: Pokemon Go’s Niantic is listening to the wrong voices in its own company

As I noted in my May event round-up, Pokemon Go's one-coin weekly Remote Raid passes will be dead starting May 23rd. Despite a recent interview...

Massively on the GO: Talking MMOARGs with Orna’s lead dev

We've talked a bit about Orna: The GPS RPG a few times here in the Massively on the Go column, as this indie game helps...

Incoming Pokemon HOME Update will let you bring more ‘mon to multiplayer

While it's still disappointing that Pokemon Legends: Arceus was an open world but almost strictly single-player game, we have some good news for multiplayer fans: Pokemon...
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Massively on the Go: Pokemon Go’s May events make for a frontloaded month

It's been a weird news week for Pokemon GO. Mega news came out oddly and sporadically resulting in our Megas evaluation piece, while the Go...

Massively on the Go: The top 10 Pokemon Go Mega Pokemon worth investing in

As dataminers discovered back in April, Pokemon GO's Mega Evolution system has gotten its third reworking, plus the release of regional Kangaskhan's Mega, released globally...

Pokemon Go Fest 2022 remains global, brings high-value pokemon targets to catch

Confirming previous leaks, Niantic has now officially announced Pokemon Go's 2022 Go Fest, and yes, Niantic has once again made it a global event...

Massively on the Go: Pokemon Go’s 2022 Community Day was as meh as anticipated

It's judgment day for Niantic as Pokemon Go's 2022 Community Day has now come and gone. As we'd noted, the studio was pushing a...

Massively on the Go: Pikmin Bloom hasn’t improved six months after release

I was recently looking at an article claiming that Pikmin Bloom remains great six months after release and found I couldn't agree less. While I'm admittedly...

Massively on the Go: Niantic’s Peridot may be cause for Pokemon GO alarm

Earlier this week, Niantic announced its next location-based game coming to some countries later this month: Peridot. It's about finding and raising virtual pets...

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Niantic’s new MMOARG Peridot looks… kinda just like Pokemon Go

You know what Niantic could really use? An MMOARG about "caring for, raising, and breeding adorable one-of-a-kind creatures in your hands." You know, you...