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By Thom van Tilburg, 19 hours ago

Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire Review

The Pokémon franchise has been experiencing a kind of renaissance over these last few years. After interest seemed to fade during its fifth and sixth generation titles, the franchise managed to get itself back in the game and arguably come out even stronger than before. The success of Pokémon Go is the obvious example, and...

By Nate Lakritz, 3 days ago

Nintendo Switch Online Launches in September

Even before the Nintendo Switch officially released, we began hearing rumors of a fabled online service that would be required for some multiplayer games. Well, the rumors have become official, as Nintendo recently announced a September release for their paid online service. It will provide “access to online play in compatible games, a selection of...

By Will C., 2 years ago

The Buzz Surrounding Breath of the Wild

Back in June 2016, Nintendo released a trailer for what they claimed to be their next step into a new console generation. Hearing this as a huge fan of the Legend of Zelda series along with thousands of others, you can picture a lot of excitement. Nintendo did not disappoint. They teased Legend of Zelda:...

By Nate Lakritz, 2 years ago

Pokemon Go Version 1.0.3

Pokemon Go Version 1.0.3 has gone live, and it sure appears to be a bummer. In the update notes on the iOS App Store, all that is written states, “Minor text fixes”. Unfortunately, almost immediately following the patch going live, Pokemon Go servers crashed globally. Of course this is nothing new to veteran trainers, but...

By Joshua L., 2 years ago

Pokémon Go Review

WHO DO YOU CHOOSE?! Team Instinct, Team Valor, or Team Mystic?? Well, you can’t choose until Level 5 so I don’t know why I’m asking you. Anyway, Team Rocket all the way. (There isn’t actually a Team Rocket in the game, but don’t even stop to believe for a second that I wouldn’t join them...

By Nate Lakritz, 2 years ago

Niantic Taking Pokestop Requests

Since many Pokemon Go players live in areas without any in-game Gyms or Pokestops nearby, game creator Niantic Inc. is opening up submissions for these critical locations. The last time this occurred was during the early stages of Ingress, Niantic’s first augmented reality game that transferred many of its flagged locations over to Pokemon Go....

By Nate Lakritz, 2 years ago

Pokemon GO Has Been Released!

Pokemon Trainers around the world can finally rejoice at the release of Pokemon GO for Android and iOS devices. It’s been a long wait for Nintendo’s Pocket Monsters to reach our phones and tablets in glorious augmented reality. Although GO is being developed by Niantic Inc., it still contains all the Pokemon we know and...

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