News items tagged with pokemon

Nintendo Releases First-Party Wii and ‘Pokémon’ Sales Numbers

Nintendo Releases First-Party Wii and ‘Pokémon’ Sales Numbers

report this ad It goes without saying that Nintendo is preparing for a big year in 2012. With the release of the Wii U, and the aftermath of a 3DS price drop, looming...

By Anthony Taormina on 14 November 2018
Pokemon GO: How to Evolve Eevee Into Umbreon

Pokemon GO: How to Evolve Eevee Into Umbreon

Pokemon GO‘s Celebi Special Research quest is now live, and it has a variety of objectives that players have to complete if they want...

By Dalton Cooper on 27 August 2018
Pokemon Anime: Why Every Banned Episode Was Banned

Pokemon Anime: Why Every Banned Episode Was Banned

Last month, an episode of the Pokemon anime series was banned in the United States and other regions where the English dub is aired....

By Dalton Cooper on 25 August 2018
Pokemon GO Permissions May Be Reading Personal Files

Pokemon GO Permissions May Be Reading Personal Files

Since the earliest days of Pokemon GO, cheating has been a major concern for both the players and the developer. Niantic has gotten m...

By Denny Connolly on 24 August 2018
Pokemon GO Adding Kecleon and Smeargle?

Pokemon GO Adding Kecleon and Smeargle?

Chrales, a well-known dataminer and leaker for Pokemon GO, recently revealed a ton of new shiny sprites that have been added to the g...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 August 2018
Pokemon GO: How to Prepare for Celebi Special Research

Pokemon GO: How to Prepare for Celebi Special Research

After months of waiting, Pokemon GO players will soon be able to start the game’s second-ever Special Research quest, this time givin...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 August 2018
The 10 Most Disturbing Moments in the Pokemon Manga

The 10 Most Disturbing Moments in the Pokemon Manga

When it comes to the Pokemon franchise, people are likely most familiar with the video games and anime. However, there is also a long...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 August 2018
Pokemon GO: All Legendary Pokemon Coming to the Game

Pokemon GO: All Legendary Pokemon Coming to the Game

Since introducing raid battles in the summer of 2017, Pokemon GO has slowly added more legendary Pokemon to the game over time. So far, all of the first- and second-generation legendary Pokemon are ac...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 August 2018
Pokemon GO Adds New Alolan And Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO Adds New Alolan And Shiny Pokemon

Pokemon GO players have a lot to do this weekend, even if they are not at Go Fest in Chicago. In addition to the reappearance of Lugi...

By Denny Connolly on 09 August 2018
Pokemon GO: Every Field Research Quest And Reward

Pokemon GO: Every Field Research Quest And Reward

August is here! That means, in addition to a new Research Breakthrough reward, there are also a whole new batch of daily encounter rewards that Pokemon GO players are able to hunt down and earn. The q...

By Denny Connolly on 07 August 2018
Video Game Trends By Decade

Video Game Trends By Decade

Just like anything else, video game trends can shift from season to season and year to year. Looking back at the past 30 to 40 year...

By Melissa Loomis on 04 August 2018
Pokemon GO: Two New Shiny Pokemon Confirmed

Pokemon GO: Two New Shiny Pokemon Confirmed

Although the month of nonstop events is over now that August is here, there is still plenty for the Pokemon GO community to be excite...

By Denny Connolly on 04 August 2018
Pokemon GO Has Epic Fail on Zapdos Day

Pokemon GO Has Epic Fail on Zapdos Day

Recently, Pokemon GO celebrated Zapdos Day, where for three hours on July 21st, the Pokemon GO community could try to take down tons of Zapdos raids in hopes of earning the shiny version of the Legend...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 25 July 2018
Pokemon GO: Celebi Special Research Found in Files

Pokemon GO: Celebi Special Research Found in Files

The next update for Pokemon GO is expected to add new ways to sort one’s friend list as well as improve gifts by having them contain...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 July 2018
How Pokemon GO Trading Works

How Pokemon GO Trading Works

Earlier this week, developer Niantic officially announced the Pokemon GO trading feature, confirming that the ability to trade Pokemo...

By Jasmine Henry on 16 July 2018
Pokemon GO: All the Mythical Pokemon Coming to the Game

Pokemon GO: All the Mythical Pokemon Coming to the Game

With its first Special Research quest, Pokemon GO added its first mythical Pokemon to the game in the form of Mew. However, Mew isn’t the only mythical Pokemon in existence, and assuming Pokemon GO lo...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 July 2018
Pokemon GO: Friends Feature Live For Level 40 Players

Pokemon GO: Friends Feature Live For Level 40 Players

Nearly two years after the game’s initial launch, and Pokemon GO is finally adding a feature that has been long-requested by fans. Th...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 July 2018
Pokemon GO: Update Hints At New Special Research

Pokemon GO: Update Hints At New Special Research

Although some Pokemon GO players are still working through the massive quest chain to receive their first Mew, there are many players...

By Denny Connolly on 02 July 2018
Pokemon GO Trading Has Smart Features to Tackle Scams

Pokemon GO Trading Has Smart Features to Tackle Scams

Pokemon GO players have been asking developer Niantic to introduce trading since the game launched back in the summer of 2016. Howeve...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 July 2018
Pokemon GO Friends Feature Fixed?

Pokemon GO Friends Feature Fixed?

The friends feature in Pokemon GO has been long-awaited, but unfortunately, it hasn’t had such a strong start in the popular mobile g...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 July 2018
Pokemon GO: Ho-Oh is Now Available in Raids

Pokemon GO: Ho-Oh is Now Available in Raids

Pokemon GO fans were already looking forward to May 19, as today is Charmander Community Day. However, Niantic has made today’s festi...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 July 2018
Pokemon GO: What is the Next Special Research Quest?

Pokemon GO: What is the Next Special Research Quest?

Nearly two years after its initial launch, and Pokemon GO finally added the mythical Pokemon Mew to the game as part of a Special Research quest. This eight-step quest challenged players to complete s...

By Dalton Cooper on 30 June 2018
Pokemon GO: Prepare for These Gen 4 Pokemon Evolutions

Pokemon GO: Prepare for These Gen 4 Pokemon Evolutions

Now that the majority of third generation Pokemon are available to catch in Pokemon GO, some fans are already looking to the future of the popular mobile game. The next logical step for Niantic is...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 June 2018
Pokemon GO: June Community Day Exclusive Move Leak

Pokemon GO: June Community Day Exclusive Move Leak

Pokemon GO players are already out stockpiling Pinap Berries in preparation for a very exciting Community Day next month. Larvitar will be the featured monster, which means a ton of players will be...

By Denny Connolly on 15 June 2018
Pokemon GO Update Adds Facebook Login Option

Pokemon GO Update Adds Facebook Login Option

The latest Pokemon GO update is arriving today and it doesn’t introduce any new monsters, Battle Raids, and certainly not any trading functionality. Instead, the latest update solves a problem that...

By Denny Connolly on 23 May 2018
Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

Pokemon Ultra Moon Review

The Pokemon franchise has been evolving for quite some time. When Pokemon Black and White changed the face of modern day Pokemon adventures, it paved the way for more fully-realized worlds and more...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 March 2018
5 Most Exciting Nintendo Switch Exclusives of 2018

5 Most Exciting Nintendo Switch Exclusives of 2018

Following the general sales failure that was the Wii U, few could see the success of the Nintendo Switch coming. However, Nintendo proved all the doubters wrong with an impressive year of criticall...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 March 2018
Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Rare Pokemon Are Allegedly Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare Pokemon spawn more frequently. As expected, it’s been a tough slo...

By Riley Little on 15 February 2018
Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

Pokemon GO: Allegedly Rare Pokemon Are Spawning More

A bevy of reports from gamers the world over indicates that Pokemon GO has been on the receiving end of an overhaul that makes rare Pokemon spawn more frequently. As expected, it’s been a tough slo...

By Riley Little on 15 February 2018
10 Most Controversial Video Games Ever

10 Most Controversial Video Games Ever

Featuring games like Bully, Grand Theft Auto, and South Park: The Stick of Truth, Game Rant names the 10 most controversial video games produced to date. As one of the world’s largest entertainment...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2018
Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

Pokemon GO Player Robbed During Livestream

An unidentified assailant attacks Pokemon GO player and Twitch streamer Rickey Yaneza while the latter was livestreaming Pokemon GO gameplay in Central Park. Since Pokemon GO launched last July, th...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2018
Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

Pokemon Sun & Moon Release First Mythical Pokemon

North American audiences currently have the chance to capitalize on the official release of Pokemon Sun and Moon‘s first mythical creature from the games. It’s no secret that Nintendo’s Pokemon Sun...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 February 2018
Pokemon Generations Episode Features N Vs Ghetsis

Pokemon Generations Episode Features N Vs Ghetsis

Pokemon Generations continues with one final look at the Unova region, showing off the fierce battle between fan-favorite trainer N and the villainous Ghetsis. In what is most likely the last epis...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 15 February 2018
Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Pokemon Sun and Moon: Which Starter Is Right For You?

Players are able to choose either Rowlet, Litten, or Popplio when they start their adventure in Sun and Moon, but which Pokemon makes the most sense for their team? It’s one of the toughest decisio...

By Riley Little on 15 February 2018
Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon Review

Hoping to change things up, Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon offer one of the most radical departures from the series’ longstanding formula. Fortunately, the gamble has paid off. If every facet of The...

By Riley Little on 15 February 2018
Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Pokemon GO: Pokemon Gym Encounters Now Count As 'Seen'

Niantic quietly rolls out a Pokemon GO tweak, causing the Pokedex to record encounters with Pokemon in Gyms in addition to the existing wild Pokemon encounters. Although Niantic generally announces...

By Sarah Fields on 15 February 2018
10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

10 Biggest Video Game Hoaxes

Game Rant takes a look back at the biggest hoaxes in video game history, from mysterious characters and hidden game modes through to fabricated new consoles and devices. With all of the complexitie...

By Rob Gordon on 15 February 2018
Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No  Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO: Datamine Reveals No Ditto Easter Egg Yet

Pokemon GO fans dig deep into the game’s latest update, hunting for data indicating that the rare Pokemon Ditto can be unlocked, but find no evidence that’s the case. Pokemon GO re-imagines one of...

By Sarah Fields on 15 February 2018
Pokemon GO Player Versus Player Possibly On the Way

Pokemon GO Player Versus Player Possibly On the Way

The Pokemon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara offers an update for fans waiting on the anticipated player-versus-player battling feature in the popular Pokemon GO. It’s safe to say that when people sa...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2018
Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

Pokemon Sun and Moon: New Creatures Announced

The Pokemon Company unveils more new Pokemon for upcoming titles Pokemon Sun and Moon, but also announces that the Pokemon Bank feature will not be available at launch. With the release of Pokemon...

By Rob Gordon on 15 February 2018
Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

Study: Pokemon GO is Serious Distraction for Drivers

A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine reveals shocking statistics about how many drivers are distracted because they’re playing Pokemon GO in the car. Unfortunately, there are many people...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2018
Charmander Shows Up At Build-A-Bear Workshop

Charmander Shows Up At Build-A-Bear Workshop

Build-A-Bear Workshop expands its lineup of Pokemon plushies, giving fans the opportunity to purchase a Charmander stuffed animal with a variety of accessories. Last year, Build-A-Bear Workshop for...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 February 2018
Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

Why Nintendo Switch is Succeeding Where Wii U Failed

The Nintendo Switch is on track to surpass the Wii U’s lifetime sales in just one year. Here is why Nintendo’s new console is succeeding where the Wii U failed.

By Dalton Cooper on 20 November 2017