pokemon go

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

The MOP Up: The Division 2 takes everyone to the zoo

Everyone likes free stuff, right? And anyone with a soul loves the zoo, too! It is probably a smart marketing tactic, then, that

Team Go Rocket is invading PokeStops in Pokemon Go

Yes, that headline does make sense in the context of the mobile AR game Pokemon Go, I promise. The villainous Team Rocket has...
Haha whoops.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’s launch month revenue is ahead of competitors but well behind Pokemon Go

Here's the good news for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. In the category of AR mobile games? Its launch month has been substantially better...

SuperData June 2019: WoW’s back in the top 10 as Overwatch players have spent $1B on in-game content

There's good news for MMOs in the June SuperData video games global revenue charts, most notably the fact that a "real" MMORPG has...
Take a walk on the already-done-this side.

Massively Overthinking: What would you want out of a potential WoW sequel?

It's a rare MMO player who's never played World of Warcraft, which makes this particular summer an interesting one for the whole genre....
Who lives, who

The Daily Grind: Is there any IP that would get you into MMOARGs?

I get why MMO players are tired of hearing the word "mobile" in association with our genre, but I'm not prepared to give up...
Haha whoops.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite and Pokemon Go conjure summer events

Niantic is keeping the ball rolling on its two big properties this summer. While Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is barely a Year One...

Massively on the Go: First Impressions of Harry Potter Wizards Unite

I know I've given Niantic hell when it comes on iterating on its Ingress formula, especially in terms of Pokemon Go, but Harry Potter: Wizards...
Oh.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite has generated about 15% of what Pokemon Go made on launch

How big were you betting on Harry Potter: Wizards Unite? If you look at it in terms of developer history, the obvious point...

The MOP Up: Aion Legions of War brings the fight to cheaters

Aion: Legions of War is still trying to make the best of its first few months, but it's going to take some serious...

MMOARG Harry Potter Wizards Unite has officially launched – a day early

"A wizard is never late. Nor is he early. He arrives precisely when he means to." -Obi-Wan Kenobi, probably. Now that we've ticked off all...

MMOARG Harry Potter Wizards Unite is launching globally on Friday

Well, that was sudden: After just two months in beta in Oceania, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will roll out globally this Friday, June...

Pokemon Go studio Niantic is suing PokeGo++ hackers ahead of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’s launch

Niantic and Pokemon Go have been no stranger at all to lawsuits over the years - it's just that most the suits have...

Massively on the Go: Exploring Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge augmented reality game

I wasn't expecting to be very excited about the new Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge until I read there'd be an augmented reality game...
All right!

Square-Enix announces its own walk-and-catch Pokemon Go-style game in the form of Dragon Walk

We don't really have a name for the genre that Pokemon Go properly belongs to (we've been going with MMOARGs), but it's certainly spawned...

Massively Overthinking: Tackling the ‘big four MMOs’ meme

Over the last couple of months, there's been a meme floating around the MMORPG subreddit. Someone will ask that the community recommend a game,...
Time to poke on home.

Nintendo announces Pokemon Home as a central trading service with Pokemon Go

Have you caught them all in Pokemon Go? Quite possibly not, some of them are really hard to catch. But you'd probably like to keep...

The MOP Up: Conan Exiles pops its god bubbles

Bubbles. They are marvelous things that thrill children, turn gum into an art form, and apparently ward off evil barbarians from being naughty. Of...

Snag a sleuthing shock-rat in Pokemon Go’s upcoming Detective Pikachu event

Prepare yourselves, Poké-sleuths: In celebration of the upcoming release of the Detective Pikachu movie this weekend, Niantic has announced a new in-game event...

Niantic just released a Netflix anime series based on its MMOARPG Ingress

It's the transmedia synergy you didn't know you wanted but you're getting it anyway: Niantic announced the release of its Ingress TV show...

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