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Watch Comic-Con Cosplayers Get Caught in Our IRL Pokémon Go Game

From Chewbacca to Harley Quinn to a pint-sized Black Panther, we tried to catch ’em all. The post Watch Comic-Con Cosplayers Get Caught in Our IRL Pokémon Go Game appeared … Continue Reading →


Pokémon Go is doing a lot of good, here are 3 surprising ways

 “What are they doing?” That was the question an older woman, probably around 70 or so, asked me yesterday. She was pointing to a group of 18-ish boys and girls … Continue Reading →


Apple says Pokémon Go is the most downloaded app in its first week ever

 Apple has told TechCrunch that Pokémon Go has broken an impressive App Store record. While the game was only available in a few countries at the time, the app has … Continue Reading →


Apple says Pokémon Go is the most downloaded app in a first week ever

 Apple has told TechCrunch that Pokémon Go has broken an impressive App Store record. While the game was only available in a few countries at the time, the app has … Continue Reading →


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Yes, Mr. Robot Plays Pokémon Go

Despite the fact that his castmates have reservations, Christian Slater is on a quest to catch ’em all. The post Yes, Mr. Robot Plays Pokémon Go appeared first on WIRED.


Pokémon Go finally goes live in Japan with McDonalds the first sponsored location

 Pokémon Go has finally launched in Japan, the land where Pokémania first began. McDonalds is the game’s first sponsor in a deal which, as we reported earlier this week, turns … Continue Reading →


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Pokemon Go Isn’t The Solution to Nintendo’s Problems. It’s a Symptom of Them

Nintendo didn’t make Pokemon Go, and its huge success only proves that the products Nintendo does make are not what its fans want. The post Pokemon Go Isn’t The Solution … Continue Reading →


What the Pokémon Go hype train means for Nintendo’s value

 There’s been much talk about Nintendo suddenly creating an enormous amount of value for itself with the release of Pokémon Go, perhaps one of the most successful game launches of … Continue Reading →


Pokémon Go launch in Japan postponed after email leak

 Game-maker Niantic has postponed today’s scheduled launch of Pokémon Go in Japan after internal emails leaked out on to the internet. Read More


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When Pokémon Go’s Servers Go Down, You’re Not the Only Loser

Can’t log into Pokémon Go? That’s not just a disappointment for players. It’s also costing the company behind the game money. The post When Pokémon Go’s Servers Go Down, You’re … Continue Reading →


Pokémon Go will launch in Japan tomorrow with game’s first sponsored location

 Pokémon Go will finally launch in Japan tomorrow, with McDonalds set to become the game’s first sponsored location. Read More


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Breaking: It’s Now Officially Cool to Hate Pokémon Go

As the tide of public opinion turns on Pokemon Go, people call for nerds to get off their lawns. Literally. The post Breaking: It’s Now Officially Cool to Hate Pokémon … Continue Reading →


5K people turn up to catch Pokémon in Chicago

 About 5.000 people showed up at Millennium Park on Sunday for probably one of the first massive Pokémon Go player gatherings since the game was released in the US a … Continue Reading →


Beware the fake Pokémon Go apps

 Earlier this month, the first Pokémon Go malware was spotted in the wild, but the app was not much of a threat to users as it never made it into the … Continue Reading →


OurMine claims credit for attack on Pokemon Go servers

 Having trouble logging in to Pokemon Go this weekend? You’re not alone. A hacking team called OurMine has spent the past several hours hitting Pokemon Go’s login servers with a … Continue Reading →


Pokemon Go T&Cs strip users of legal rights

 Players of Pokemon Go are not only giving up their right to act like sane human beings in public, as they walk around, zombie-esque, reaching into the phones held in … Continue Reading →


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People Are Already Flipping Pokémon Go Accounts

The game’s latest cottage industry? Resale. The post People Are Already Flipping Pokémon Go Accounts appeared first on WIRED.


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While You Were Offline: Haters to the Left and the Right and OK Yeah Everywhere

Taylor Swift, Pokémon, and more Taylor Swift dominated the Internet last week. Here’s what you need to know to catch up. The post While You Were Offline: Haters to the … Continue Reading →


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Looking for a Pokéstop in Pokémon Go? Try Yelp.

Alongside the usual classic filters for location and price, you can now sift through local businesses on Yelp by another criterion: proximity to Pokéstop. The post Looking for a Pokéstop … Continue Reading →


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Gadget Lab Podcast: Nostalgia Is Huge Again

This week: Pokémon Go, Nintendo’s NES Classic, and much ado about messaging. The post Gadget Lab Podcast: Nostalgia Is Huge Again appeared first on WIRED.


Pokémon Go’s retention rates, average revenue per user are double the industry average

 New data released this morning on the mobile phenomenon Pokémon Go shows that the popular game isn’t only the biggest in U.S. history – it’s also breaking records when it comes … Continue Reading →


Pokémon Go to go global ‘soon’ as hit game launches in three more countries

 Pokémon Go is already a phenomenon that has captured the attention of millions and added billions to Nintendo’s market cap, but it is limited to a handful of countries. There’s … Continue Reading →


How far does the Pokémon brand have to carry Pokémon Go?

 How far can the Pokémon brand carry Pokémon Go? Will its popularity fade after that initial burst of activity thanks to the power of its brand? That’s a huge question … Continue Reading →


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T-Mobile’s Free Pokémon Go Data Isn’t Worth the Trouble

It’s the Weedle of net neutrality-busting data promotions. The post T-Mobile’s Free Pokémon Go Data Isn’t Worth the Trouble appeared first on WIRED.


Pokémon Go installed on more devices than Candy Crush, LinkedIn, Lyft, Tinder & more

 Still fascinated by the viral spread of Pokémon Go? So are we. The app on Monday topped Twitter’s daily users, and has people spending more minutes per day playing the game than browsing Facebook, reports have … Continue Reading →


Pokémon Go continues its worldwide march, now live in the UK

 One of the more interesting side effects from the explosion of new mobile AR game Pokémon Go is physical movement: a lot of people are finding themselves walking miles and miles (and miles) … Continue Reading →


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Culture Podcast: Halp, We Can’t Stop Playing Pokémon Go

Sure there were movies and TV we could’ve spent time on last week, but we mostly spent the last few days staring at our phones. The post Culture Podcast: Halp, … Continue Reading →


Pokémon Go tops Twitter’s daily users, sees more engagement than Facebook

 Pokémon Go has quickly become one of the most viral mobile applications of all time. The game is now the biggest ever in the U.S.; it has now topped Twitter’s … Continue Reading →


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Pokémon Go Might Just Be the Perfect Dating App (Yes, Really)

Prepare to be introduced by a mutual Pikachu. The post Pokémon Go Might Just Be the Perfect Dating App (Yes, Really) appeared first on WIRED.


Pokémon Go expands to Europe starting with Germany

 Pokémon Go isn’t a global phenomenon just yet as the game has only been available in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand. But the game is preparing for its European … Continue Reading →


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Darwin Would Have Been a Pokémon Go Master

Darwin was a nerd, and if he were alive today, he would definitely be trying to catch ‘em all. The post Darwin Would Have Been a Pokémon Go Master appeared … Continue Reading →


Sen. Al Franken questions Niantic over Poképrivacy policy

 Always with his finger on the pulse, Senator Al Franken today sent an official request to Niantic asking about particulars of the Pokémon GO privacy policy. “I am concerned about … Continue Reading →


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Update Your Pokémon Go App Now to Fix That Privacy Mess

Pokémon Go no longer catches all your Google account info. The post Update Your Pokémon Go App Now to Fix That Privacy Mess appeared first on WIRED.


Pokémon Go promises to fix the bug that let it access all your Google data

 Pokémon Go isn’t reading your Gmail. The makers of the hot, new mobile game are fixing a bug that allowed the app to gain full access to users’ accounts, when they … Continue Reading →


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The Psychology of How Pokémon Go Gets Inside Your Brain

Pokémon Go hits the right psychological cues to make you yearn for a nice walk. The post The Psychology of How Pokémon Go Gets Inside Your Brain appeared first on … Continue Reading →


13 Ways To Be Better At Pokemon Go

 Pokemon Go is exploding. It’s a pop culture phenomenon unlike anything we’ve seen before. Think I’m crazy? If you live in anything resembling a major city, go stop by a … Continue Reading →


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Playing Pokemon Go? You Need the Right Gear

Rule the shopping cart, catch them all. The post Playing Pokemon Go? You Need the Right Gear appeared first on WIRED.


Robbers target Pokémon Go players in Missouri

 Catching them all could be risky. Four men in O’Fallon, Missouri, have been arrested on charges of first-degree robbery and armed criminal action after having used the popular gaming app … Continue Reading →


Pokémon GO shouldn’t have full access to your Gmail, Docs, and Google account – but it does

 When you use Google to sign into Pokémon GO, as so many of you have already, the popular game for some reason grants itself (for some users, anyway) the highest … Continue Reading →


Will 22K people turn up to catch Pokémon in San Francisco on Wednesday?

 The Facebook event for a San Francisco Pokémon Go crawl on Wednesday has 3,600 people confirmed in attendance, with another 18K “interested” in the event. The event is set to … Continue Reading →