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Ingress Launches Operation Portal Recon Closed Beta

Niantic, Inc. has released Operation Portal Recon in a closed beta for its mobile augmented-realty game Ingress as reported by TechCrunch. Operation Portal Recon is a hub through which players will be…

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Pokémon GO Update: Daily Bonuses, New Tracker, and Pokéstops “Speed Locked”

Pokémon GO has been updated, activating new daily bonuses, fixes to Gym battles, and other features, developer Niantic announced. The daily bonuses offer XP and Stardust for catching a Pokémon and…

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Pokemon GO Halloween Event Starting On Wednesday

Pokemon GO, the Augmented Reality mobile game for iOS and Android, is one of the many games that is taking advantage of this spooky season by having its own Halloween…

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Explore the world and become a Pokemon Trainer in Pokemon Go. Using location data and augmented reality it’s up to you to catch them all!

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Pokemon GO Exceeds 500M Downloads; Coming to Apple Watch

The Pokémon Company and Niantic announced today that Pokemon GO, the mobile game sensation that took the world by storm, has gotten more than 500 million downloads worldwide ever since its debut…

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Pokémon Go Woes: Detroit Couple Suing Nintendo

St. Clair Shores, MI residents Scott and Jayme Dodich are fed up with Pokémon Go. The couple, who live in the metro Detroit area, are filing a class-action lawsuit in…

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Pokemon Go Banned in Iran due to Security Concerns

It seems Iran’s Pokemon Trainers won’t be doing much training as the game has now been banned from the country. Iran’s High Council of Virtual Spaces, an official body which…

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KekRaptor: Niantic Patches Pokemon GO, Removes Ability to See Pokemon

With the removal of tracking in Pokemon GO, and the simultaneous shut down of third party apps meant to act as a replacement for the broken feature, many fans have voiced…


PokeVision Creator Pens Open Letter to Niantic

Pokemon Go has had a tumultuous few days recently as the tone of discussion around it has changed from beloved but exasperating sensation to screams of anger in the wake…

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Niantic Comments on State of Pokemon Go

After being quiet in anything to their community, Niantic has finally decided to comment on the current situation of Pokemon GO after the removal of the three-step feature in the latest update and…