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Niantic Labs says it will concentrate on its core AR games going forward, particularly Pokemon Go, while also supporting its platform to give third party developers a way to make their own AR games
The AR game will be developed by Niantic, who previously created Pokemon Go. Players will be able to hunt monsters in the real world with their smartphones when it launches in September.
Pokémon GO Trainers can now claim a YouTube Premium three-month trial in celebration of Pokémon GO Fest 2021 and the fifth anniversary of the popular mobile game. The offer ends on October 5.
The company behind Augmented Reality mobile game Pokemon GO is set to release 'Transformers'. Based on Niantic's Lightship platform, this title will be developed by Very Very Spaceship.
Nintendo has announced a partnership with AR specialist Niantic, which will see the two companies develop AR experiences featuring Nintendo characters. The first app will be based on Pikmin.
Pokémon GO is losing support for older Android and iOS devices, namely those running Android 5, iOS 11, and iOS 12. iPhone 5S and 6 are affected too even though they can be upgraded to iOS 12.
Niantic is looking into several incidents of Pokémon GO incorrectly banning players who are using iPhone devices running iOS 12 for allegedly cheating, despite no real proof of such violation.
Starting today, remote raids are now live in Pokémon GO. Trainers over level 5 can join any Raid Battle they see on the Nearby screen with a Remote Raid Pass, available in the in-game store.
In their latest effort to keep players at home, Niantic announces Remote Raid Passes to allow Pokémon GO Trainers to join nearby raids without leaving the house during the pandemic.
Niantic has released Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in the US and UK, one day before the previously announced June 21 date. The title will presumably be rolling out in other countries soon.
In a dedicated press conference late last night, The Pokémon Company announced a range of new products and games on the way, including Pokémon Masters, Pokémon Sleep, and many more.
Pokémon GO, the hit mobile game, saw a huge increase in revenues in January year-over-year. According to the analyst Sensor Tower, the game also moved nine places up in the highest grossing apps list.
Over two years after the game launched, Niantic is finally bringing one-on-one trainer battles to Pokémon GO in the near future. The team didn't reveal any details regarding the feature.
Fans of J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World can look forward to an immersive new augmented-reality game arriving sometime next year, created by Niantic hand in hand with Warner Brothers.
Niantic has released several free T-shirts for Pokémon GO players in order to celebrate the release on Ingress Prime. In addition, there's also new Shiny Pokémon to find and catch.
In a future update, Pokémon GO will be able to track a user's movements even without opening the app, allowing them to more easily hatch eggs and earn candy from their partner Pokémon.
The latest update to Pokémon GO brings Pokémon from the Sinnoh region, according to the team behind the game. New Pokémon will be rolled out in waves so you may not find everything you want yet.
As a reward for completing all three global challenges which have taken place over this past summer, Niantic is unleashing a lot of content for Pokémon GO players over the next few weeks.
Niantic have released a new update for Pokémon GO which introduces Lucky Pokémon which can be obtained from trading a Pokémon - and being lucky. Lucky Pokémon will be easier to level up.
A new version of Pokémon Go has been released so users over on Reddit have done a teardown of the APK to see what's being work on. They reported that new quests have been added to the code.
The developers behind Pokémon Go, Niantic Labs, have purchased an augmented reality company Escher Reality. Escher reality focuses on persistent, cross-platform, and multiuser AR experiences.
Niantic and the Chinese firm NetEase have struck a partnership which will allow games such as Pokémon Go and Ingress to come to China sometime in the future. No launch date has been announced.
If you are still trying to catch them all in the AR mobile game, developer Niantic is adding new functionality using Apple's AR developer tools for a bit more Pokémon realism and capture mechanics.
A report covering the first 148 days of the release of the game last summer shows that in one Indiana county alone, those playing while driving caused between $5.2 and $25.5 million in damage.
Niantic is reportedly building a new mobile game called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. It's an augmented reality experience that's similar to Pokémon GO, which was released last year.
After suffering technical issues with its first Pokémon GO event in the United States, Niantic, the developer, has now postponed two of its upcoming events in Europe to sometime in the fall.
The Pokémon GO Fest was supposed to be a time of celebration but instead turned to utter disappointment when technical problems caused the game to malfunction. Now, some attendees are suing.
Along with a list of new features and things to do in Pokémon GO, the developers have also come up with a way of shaming anyone who might use third-party cheating tools or programs.
Later this week the popular walking around game Pokémon GO will get its biggest update ever. The new content being added includes 80 johto Pokémon as well as new avatars, items and mechanics.
Niantic has announced the launch of a new timed event in Pokemon GO, themed for Valentine's Day. The event kicks off later today and brings a number of temporary changes to the game.
Pokémon GO players have a lot to look forward to because Niantic is to kick off a Pokémon GO Halloween event tomorrow. There will be extra chances to catch spooky pokémon, and extra candies in-game.
Niantic has just published the latest update for its hit title, Pokémon GO. The patch includes some major changes which alter the game, helping out casual players, in the hopes of keeping them around.
Niantic is being taken to court by Dutch authorities, who are concerned that the swarms of Pokémon GO players roaming around are destroying some protected natural areas along the country's beaches.
During the Apple event which unveiled a number of new products, Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke also took to the stage to announce that the smash hit Pokémon GO game is coming to the Apple Watch.
A petition has been filed in a high court in India, demanding that Pokémon GO should be banned in the country for "hurting religious sentiments", among various other reasons.
The augmented reality phenomenon that is Pokémon GO caught fire around much of the world. The game had maintained a high number of active players during its early run but that seems to be changing.
Just as the game is becoming more and more popular, Niantic has updated its terms of service. The company is cracking down on those abusing and/or cheating in Pokémon GO and perma-banning them.
A developer has come up with an open-source clone of the popular augmented reality game, Pokémon GO, that can be sideloaded onto Windows 10 Mobile devices with similar features as Android/iOS.
Pokémon GO has received a new update on Android and iOS. The update allows users to re-configure their avatars, brings memory improvements, and removes the footprint feature used to find Pokémon.