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Niantic games generate significant social impact in 2018

Niantic said that its games Pokémon Go, Ingress, and Ingress Prime generated a lot of social impact in 2018. Since Pokémon Go alone has more than 800 million users, it has become a big platform for charitable and social events, as documented by Niantic. The San Francisco company said that 142 Niantic community […]

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[Update: Rolling out] Niantic bringing PvP to ‘Pokémon GO’ by year’s end

In a recent Gram Magazine interview with the European head of product marketing for Niantic, Anne Beuttenmüller revealed that Pokémon GO is finally going to get a player-versus-player mechanic, and we should expect to see this new content before the year is out. Few details were provided, so it’s anyone’s guess as to how it will […]

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[Update: Teasers] Niantic bringing PvP to ‘Pokémon GO’ by year’s end

In a recent Gram Magazine interview with the European head of product marketing for Niantic, Anne Beuttenmüller revealed that Pokémon GO is finally going to get a player-versus-player mechanic, and we should expect to see this new content before the year is out. Few details were provided, so it’s anyone’s guess as to how it will […]

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Niantic likely developing Harry Potter game exclusive to Samsung Galaxy Note

Although no announcement has been made, inside sources suggest Samsung is about to invest $40 million into game-maker Niantic. The substantial investment will result in Niantic games pre-loaded on Samsung smartphones. The partnership could also result in a Samsung Galaxy Note-exclusive Harry Potter game in which you use the S Pen as a makeshift wizard’s […]

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Niantic teases Pokémon Go-inspired Harry Potter: Wizards Unite in trailer

Last year, almost to the day, we learned about Niantic’s plans for an augmented reality Harry Potter game. Details have been few and far between over the last year, though the title was expected to release sometime in 2018. Today Niantic has finally broken its silence to release a teaser trailer for Harry Potter: Wizards […]

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[Update: Scanner REDACTED is out] Niantic updates Ingress to Ingress Prime, and fans aren’t happy

Back in December of 2017 we learned that Niantic would be rebooting its aging augmented reality mobile game Ingress into something called Ingress Prime. After a lot of fan feedback and a delayed release, Ingress Prime is finally headed out to users. This major update basically replaces the old game and attempts to deliver plenty of […]

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Niantic updates Ingress to Ingress Prime, and fans aren’t happy

Back in December of 2017 we learned that Niantic would be rebooting its aging augmented reality mobile game Ingress into something called Ingress Prime. After a lot of fan feedback and a delayed release, it would appear that Ingress Prime is finally ready for the masses. This major update basically replaces the old game and brings […]

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Pokémon Go’s upcoming Adventure Sync rewards walking with in-game goodies

Niantic Niantic announced a new Adventure Sync feature for Pokémon Go. The feature keeps track of the distance you walked in the background and offers weekly milestones. Adventure Sync will be available in Pokémon Go sometime soon. Pokémon Go recently received a big update that introduced fourth-generation Pokémon. Now, an upcoming update will introduce a feature that will […]

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‘Pokemon Go’ Ultra Bonus Event brings region-exclusive Pokemon to everyone

After a busy summer which saw the debut of trading and the addition of Alolan variants, Pokemon Go hasn’t been making headlines quite as frequently in recent weeks. Everyone is anxiously awaiting the introduction of Generation 4, but in the meantime, Niantic has announced a new event starting this week which will make it possible […]

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‘Pokemon Go’ now blocking all Android devices with files related to rooting

Shortly after Pokemon Go launched in the summer of 2016, Niantic updated the app to block all Android phones that had been rooted. This didn’t come as much of a surprise, considering roots can lead to cheating (especially in online games), but this past weekend, Niantic took its war on rooted phones one step further. […]

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