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'Pokémon Go' is finally getting third generation pokémon in Halloween update

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Pokémon Go is getting extra spooky around Halloween this year with new ghost-type Pokémon and a witch hat for Pikachu. The Pokémon Go Halloween event lasts from Oct. 20 to Nov. 2, introducing the first third-generation (gen III) Pokémon to the game, Pikachus wearing witch hats, extra Candy items for leveling up Pokémon, and a creepy Mimikyu hat for player …

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Hidden data suggests new Pokémon and a Halloween event are coming to 'Pokémon Go'

Get ready for the next generation of Pokémon in Pokémon Go. Video game sleuths from the group known as the Silph Road uncovered a whole bunch of hidden data added to Pokémon Go in its latest update. The intel suggests that the third generation of Pokémon may be coming to the game soon, along with some Halloween content. SEE ALSO: …

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Election-meddling Russian troll farms tried to use Pokémon Go to stir racial tensions

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Even Russian troll farms couldn’t help but get in on the Pokémon Go fad that swept the country last year.  In one of the most absurd twists yet in the investigation into Russia-aligned election meddling, CNN reports that Kremlin-linked actors may have tried to use the hype around the augmented-reality app to inflame racial divisions. If you’re having trouble imagining …

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'Pokémon Go' developer says iPhone X barely scratches the surface for AR

After Apple’s reveal of the iPhone X Tuesday, the CEO of Pokémon Go‘s development studio wrote a blog post saying the demo of the phone’s augmented reality capabilities was just a step toward what AR is capable of. During Apple’s presentation Tuesday, the company showed off a demo of the ARKit and the iPhone X’s AR capabilities, which seamlessly generated …

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'Pokémon Go' bounces back after its disastrous Fest with a new lineup of events

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Niantic Labs isn’t letting something like a little old day-long public relations disaster get in the way of more public Pokémon Go events. After a struggling through Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago — where long lines and network issues turned what was meant to be a mass gathering of happy fans into an angry mob, resulting in the CEO of …

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'Pokémon Go' will introduce trading and player vs. player battles

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Two major features that have eluded Pokémon Go since its release were reconfirmed to be coming to the popular Pokémon-collecting app: trading and player vs. player battles. Tsunekazu Ishihara, president and CEO of The Pokémon Company, told Bloomberg that Pokémon Go has only achieved 10% of what it’s going to do, specifically mentioning player-to-player trading and player vs. player battles …

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'Pokémon Go' is adding three more legendary Pokémon

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Three new legendary Pokémon are appearing in Pokémon Go starting today: Raikou, Entei, and Suicune. SEE ALSO: Disastrous ‘Pokémon Go’ Fest ends with anger and refunds From Aug. 31 to Sept. 30, Raiku, Entei, and Suicune will pop up in raid battles in specific regions around the world, then swap regions on Sept. 30, and again on Oct. 31. Niantic …

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After 'Pokémon Go' Fest disaster, Niantic delays events in Europe

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Pokémon Go developer Niantic is taking its mistakes to heart and delaying a handful of upcoming events so they don’t turn out like the first-ever Pokémon Go Fest in Chicago. Previously announced Pokémon Go Safari Zone events in Denmark, Czech Republic, Sweden, and The Netherlands that were scheduled for August are postponed until “a date later in the fall,” Niantic …

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Supercut of the disastrous 'Pokémon Go' Fest is here to make you cringe

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By now you’ve probably heard about the disaster that was Pokémon GO Fest. Actually seeing it all go down in a less-than-10-minute supercut, however, is a whole other level of cringe-worthiness.  I don’t want to keep picking on Niantic for the technical difficulties they experienced during their first-ever live event in Chicago last weekend. Especially because they’ve actually done a …

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'Pokémon Go' players can team up for global rewards this month

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Pokémon Go players around the world are invited to band together and catch Pokémon during the Pokémon Go Fest in Chicago this month, unlocking rewards and bonuses for everyone. SEE ALSO: ‘Pokémon Go’ has totally transformed one year on and you should tap back in During the Pokémon Go Fest in Chicago July 22, players who catch specific Pokémon while …

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