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Niantic Raises $200m in Funding Ahead of Harry Potter AR Game

Niantic Labs raise $200 million in funding ahead of their proposed Harry Potter AR game Niantic labs had a runaway hit on their hands when Pokemon Go landed. Despite the ...

November 25, 2017 at 1:14 pm by

Pokemon Go Update to Add Buddy Monsters and Go Plus Support

Another Pokemon Go update is currently in the works by developers Niantic Labs, who outlined in a blog post just what Pokefans can expect from this update, including a brand ...

September 12, 2016 at 1:02 pm by

Two Fatalities in Japan Linked to Pokémon Go

Two people in Japan have been killed in separate Pokémon Go-related accidents, the first of their kind in the country. Both incidents involve drivers hitting pedestrians ...

August 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm by

French Mayor Bans Pokémon Go from Village

The mayor of a French village has banned the phenomenally popular mobile game Pokémon Go in order to preserve the locale’s tranquillity, and has effectively accused the ...

August 20, 2016 at 9:00 pm by

Pokémon Go Nearby Tracker Returns

Niantic Labs has rolled out a new update for Pokémon Go that includes a new nearby Pokémon tracking feature. The removal of the broken “three-step” tracking feature, ...

August 9, 2016 at 8:41 pm by

Niantic Reveals Why it Closed Pokémon Go Map Services

Following the furore caused by its last update for Pokémon Go, which removed the faulty three-step feature for finding nearby Pokémon and disabled tracking features used by ...

August 6, 2016 at 1:30 pm by

Niantic Chief Wants Pokémon Go Contact Lenses

While Pokémon Go has become a roaring success, fears have grown over the safety of players as Pokémon hunters – their hazard awareness impaired while they are glued to the ...

August 4, 2016 at 5:51 pm by

Niantic Responds to Pokémon Go Outrage

Since Niantic Labs removed a key feature from its hit mobile game Pokémon Go, fans have been apoplectic, with some avid players vowing to stop playing due to the change. ...

August 3, 2016 at 1:10 pm by

How Niantic Plotted the Pokémon Go Phenomenon

Pokémon Go has sent a swathe of humanity Pokécrazy. But is this mania a Pokéomenon or Pokégeddon? Either way, with around 10 million daily users in the US alone and ...

July 18, 2016 at 1:00 am by


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