News & Reviews: Pokemon GO
Mar 30, 2021
If you recall, Niantic showed off how you could play AR games in 'real life' using Microsoft hardware. Some would have thought that you'd need something like a HoloLens to play it, but now it's clear that Niantic plans to build its own AR glasses.
Mar 03, 2021
If you're a big fan of AR games, this bit of news could be exciting for you. Microsoft recently hosted the Ignite 2021 event, where many companies showed new technologies. One of them was Niantic, which revealed a new tech that can bring AR games to 'life' with Microsoft hardware.
Nov 04, 2020
The pandemic this year has hit a lot of businesses hard, Malindo Air just recently did a retrenchment, small businesses are struggling to survive and the economy is affected badly. However, it's a different story for Niantic, the makers of Pokemon GO as they have passed over the $1 billion mark this year alone.
Sep 30, 2020
Ever since the pandemic started early this year, Niantic, the makers of Pokemon Go have made several changes to the mobile app on how the players can still play while staying at home. From raiding remotely to walking distance boost from Gyms and PokeStops, and many more, the development team have also announced that some of the updates may revert back to the original way.
Jun 24, 2020
You probably have seen Pokemon grandpa online before with his 'obsession' on Pokemon Go, you know, the elderly man who cycles around with a bunch of smartphones attached. Ever since the pandemic hit Taiwan hard, we haven't heard of him since but now that they are cleared from the lockdown, he came back with even more smartphones.
Jun 16, 2020
If you want us to be honest, augmented reality games are taking a serious hit in 2020. Many things had to be tweaked to enforce social distancing, but Niantic has managed to keep Pokemon GO going strong. Moreover, the Pokemon GO Fest will still happen this year as an online event and details have now been revealed.
Jun 12, 2020
While the Sony PlayStation 5 is getting all the attention with its new design and upcoming games, we happened to pass by an important announcement by Niantic, the makers behind Pokemon GO. Starting from August 2020, the company will no longer support 32-bit Android devices.
Apr 16, 2020
Since the Movement Control Order will go on until 28 April (for now), Niantic is figuring out more ways to allow Pokemon Go players to stay at home and play. In this latest update, you will be able to access Raid Battles, receive Field Research bonus without PokeStop, and many more! Read on below on what you can do now in Pokemon Go.
Mar 31, 2020
Although games like Pokemon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite were designed for people to get out and exercise, this isn't possible when we're all told to stay at home. Niantic had to rethink how its games can work if you're not able to walk long distances and to actual locations. With that line of thought, the company will implement some new measures for those stuck at home.
Mar 24, 2020
With the on-going control order period in Malaysia, Pokemon Go fans have been stuck at home ever since and Niantic have been providing them ways to play the game indoors. Today, there is a new update from the company giving players better gaming experience which includes Gift changes, Pokemon Catch bonuses and a new rotating 1 Pokecoin bundle. Here's how each mechanic works.