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    • Niantic Launches New Holiday Event in Pokemon Go

      Niantic launched a new event in Pokemon Go as part of the game’s ongoing holiday celebration. From the afternoon of Dec. 30 through the afternoon of Jan. 8, players will be more likely to encounter the game’s first three partner Pokemon—Bulbasaur, Squirtle and Charmander—as well as their evolutions, while playing the game.

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  • Pokemon Go Comes to Apple Watch

    …, or when they’ve earned a new medal. Finally, the Watch app allows users to log each gameplay session as a workout, with their gameplay counting toward their Activity rings. Pokemon Go is available to download for free on the iTunes App Store. …

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  • Pokemon Go Adds Togepi, Pichu, Holiday Pikachu and More

    … Niantic announced the first addition of more Pokemon to Pokemon Go. This update will allow players around the world to add Togepi, Pichu and other “select” Pokemon from the Pokemon Gold and Pokemon Silver video games to their in-game collections. Togepi, Pichu and the other select Pokemon can only be found by hatching eggs. Users can collect…

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  • Pokemon Go: Niantic Previews Upcoming Daily Bonuses

    … Niantic announced new daily bonuses that are coming to Pokemon Go in a future update. The bonuses will reward users with extra experience points and other items the first time they capture a Pokemon or visit a PokeStop each day. Specifically, the first time a player catches a Pokemon each day, they will receive a bonus of 500 experience…

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  • Pokemon Go: Earn Extra Candy in Halloween Event

    … Niantic previewed a Halloween event coming to Pokemon Go, which will allow players to earn extra Pokemon candy and catch more “spooky” Pokemon than normal for a limited time. Specifically, from Oct. 26 to Nov. 1, the game will have “increased global encounters” of Drowzee, Gastly, Gengar, Golbat, Haunter, Hypno and Zubat. In addition, for every…

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  • Pokemon Go: Niantic Previews Capture Bonuses, More

    … Niantic revealed two new updates coming to Pokemon Go in the future. The first update will allow players to earn capture bonuses as they earn medals based on capturing specific kinds of Pokemon (Kindler, Psychic, Gardener, etc.). As a user earns capture bonuses, they’ll have a better chance of capturing Pokemon with the related types…

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  • Pokemon Go Update Adds Capture Locations to Pokemon Info

    … Niantic released a new update for Pokemon Go on iOS and Android. The update adds a Pokemon’s capture location to its information screen. Specifically, when users capture a Pokemon (or look at a previously captured Pokemon), its information screen will display its capture location and capture date in text at the bottom of the screen. It’s worth…

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  • Pokemon Go Receives Buddy Pokemon System in Latest Update

    … Niantic released the latest content update for Pokemon Go on iOS and Android. The update brings a Buddy Pokemon system to the game, which allows users to earn extra Pokemon Candy by walking certain distances. With this Buddy Pokemon feature, a user can select one of their Pokemon to be their trainer’s “buddy,” and they can earn Pokemon Candy…

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  • Pokemon Go Is Coming to Apple Watch

    …, as well as any items they collected during the workout. Elsewhere, users will be able to keep track of how far they need to walk to hatch Pokemon eggs on the Apple Watch screen. When players walk the required distances, they will be able to hatch Pokemon eggs on the Apple Watch. During the Apple event, John Hanke, founder and CEO of Niantic, said…

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  • Niantic Begins Reversing Some Pokemon Go Account Bans

    …. In a blog post, John Hanke, CEO of Niantic, explained the bans: Each end-user app can be used as a collection tool by the app creator, invisibly collecting and forwarding data to the app creator with or without the knowledge of the end-user. These apps can have an effect similar to DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks on our servers. Because…

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  • Pokemon Go to Receive ‘Pokemon Appraisal’ Feature in Next Update

    … Niantic Labs revealed the next update coming to Pokemon Go on iOS and Android. The update will add a Pokemon appraisal feature to the game, which will allow players to learn more about a Pokemon’s “attack and defense capabilities” before using it in battle. Niantic’s release notes read: Implemented Pokemon appraisal: Trainers will now…

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  • Pokemon Go Update Removes Tracking Footprints for Nearby Pokemon

    … Niantic released an update for Pokemon Go, which added new features to the game, while also removing tracking footprints for nearby Pokemon. The tracking footprints were designed to help users know how far away nearby Pokemon are in relation to their current locations, but the feature was bugged. Now, it has been removed entirely, and Niantic…

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