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Certain Banned Pokémon GO Accounts Are Getting Their Bans Reversed By Niantic

By Casey . August 30, 2016 . 8:00am

Niantic is reversing some bans on Pokémon GO accounts due to some players unwittingly violating the Terms of Service by using add-on maps to help them locate Pokémon

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Video Shows People Swarming The Streets In Taiwan To Catch A Snorlax In Pokémon GO

By Casey . August 24, 2016 . 8:00am

A video shows the Xinbeitou district in Taiwan after news of the sighted Snorlax swiftly spread and a swarm of people flooded the streets in hopes of catching the rare Pokémon.

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Pokémon GO’s Team Leaders Will “Appraise” Your Pokémon With Latest Feature

By Casey . August 23, 2016 . 8:00am

In addition, the update also makes mention that Niantic is “working hard on several new and exciting features to come in the future of Pokémon GO.”

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Pokémon GO Server-Side Changes Include New Movesets For Pokémon, Increased Potion Drop Rates

By Casey . August 22, 2016 . 8:00am

Pokemon GO’s servers seem to have undergone a recent update as players have noticed a handful of changes to the game, including increased potion drop rates, as well as faster egg hatchings.

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Chinese App Features Unsettling Versions Of Familiar “Pocket Monsters”

By Casey . August 15, 2016 . 9:30am

It was only a matter of time before Pokémon GO clones started cropping up, but one in China features some rather disturbing versions of many popular Pokémon.

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McDonald’s Sales In Japan Have Been Boosted Thanks To Pokémon GO’s Release

By Casey . August 12, 2016 . 8:00am

Since Pokémon GO’s launch in Japan on July 21st, a partnership with McDonald’s restaurants in Japan has helped draw in customers, giving the chain a sizable boost in business.

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Niantic CEO Says Pokémon GO’s Intention Was To Encourage Players To Explore The World

By Casey . August 11, 2016 . 8:00am

During Gamesbeat 2016, Niantic CEO John Hanke sat down to speak a little bit about Pokémon GO’s success thus far as well as his hopes for the app in the future.

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Pokémon GO “Nearby” Section Shows Overhauled Features In Niantic Tests

By Casey . August 9, 2016 . 8:00am

One of the most notable changes right off the bat is that, if a Pokémon is nearby a PokéStop, an image of that particular Stop will be shown behind them.

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Niantic CEO Addresses Pokémon GO Hacking Attempts, Feedback On The App’s “Nearby” Feature

By Casey . August 5, 2016 . 8:30am

In response to the recent changes made to the Nearby feature in Pokémon GO, Hanke said that they “have heard feedback” and “are actively working on it.”

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Mobius Final Fantasy Is Now Available On Smartphone In The West

By Sato . August 3, 2016 . 3:00am

Mobius Final Fantasy, Square Enix’s latest smartphone game made by staff known for having worked on several major Final Fantasy titles, is now available for download in the West.

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Recent Statistics Reveal That The Majority Of Pokémon GO’s Players Are Women

By Casey . August 1, 2016 . 8:00am

According to the statistics, a great majority of the player base happens to be female, and that nearly half of all people playing Pokémon GO are somewhere between the ages of 18 and 29.

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Latest Pokémon GO Update Lets You Re-Customize Your Avatar

By Casey . July 31, 2016 . 9:30am

Pokémon GO recently got updated to version 0.31.0, bringing with it some new adjustments and fixes to the app, including the ability to re-customize your avatar.

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Pokémon GO Player Claims To Have Hatched Region-Specific Pokémon From Eggs

By Casey . July 29, 2016 . 9:30am

A Pokémon GO player has recently claimed to have caught all 145 Pokémon currently available to the app, including those exclusive to specific regions around the world.

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Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadone’s Conspiracy Trailer Gets English Subtitles

By Casey . July 28, 2016 . 8:30am

A YouTube user has added English subtitles to the trailer for the recently-announced Lady Layton game which follows the adventures of Professor Layton’s daughter, Catrielle.

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Square Enix’s Smart Watch RPG Cosmos Rings Is Now Available In English And Japanese

By Sato . July 28, 2016 . 8:15am

We previously reported Square Enix’s announcement of the world’s first Apple Watch-exclusive RPG, Cosmos Rings. The game is now available in Japan, USA, UK, and Australia. Here are some screenshots.