If you haven’t heard about the Pokémon Go craze or seen the multitude of young, and not so young, people wandering aimlessly on the sidewalks trying to catch Pikachu and friends, you may well have been in a coma for the last few weeks. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that the game, developed by Niantic and licensed from Nintendo, has taken the world by storm, earning more than $1.6 million in profits every day since launching on July 6th. But how popular is the game really? Join us after the break to find out. Read more
There’s a familiar game that’s now playable from the comfort of your home. Starting today, Snowman and Noodlecake Studios’ Alto’s Adventure is on Android TV so that you can slide down mountains and rescue llamas while listening to peaceful, beautiful music.
Bad news for Pokemon Go fans. While the Pokemon Go Plus accessory was originally slated for a late July release, Nintendo has announced that they’ll have to push back the official launch until September. There’s no word on why the delay happened, but considering pre-orders all over the web have completely sold out it probably won’t affect how long it will take for the average person to walk in a Gamestop and pick one up. Read more
Nintendo has been riding the swell of success since the release of Pokémon Go, with its market value almost doubling, having reached a $42 billion valuation just two weeks after the game launched on July 6. But, while Nintendo’s name is the brand most readily associated with Pokémon Go, it didn’t develop the game itself. Instead, the game was actually developed by Niantic, the same company behind the Ingress game that used to be part of Google. This realization, along with Nintendo’s announcement that the Pokémon Go app would have limited impact on its profits, has seen its share price tumble. Read more
Gaming peripherals company Razer has been working on its very own chat app for Pokémon Go, according to a report from The Verge. This instant messenger will be called RazerGo, and it’s set to launch very soon.
Niantic and Nintendo took to social media to announce that they’re taking Pokémon Go‘s raging success to an additional 26 countries.
It seems that everyone, with the possible exception of our editor and Windows 10 Mobile users, are having a ball playing Nintendo’s Pokémon Go game. Besides phones and tablets, we may soon see Pokémon Go gain support for Google’s Cardboard, as alluded to in the game’s settings. Read more
When you’re a struggling company, you start thinking of almost anything to survive. Nintendo, once the leader in gaming worldwide, is expanding its sights to become the profitable beast it once was. That’s why the company finally decided in 2015 developing mobile games is in its future. But it’s not appearing that Nintendo will stop at mobile games. Now we’re seeing there’s an interest to develop accessories for mobile devices.
Hit the break to see Nintendo’s plans.
If you frequently play games on your PC or Android devices, you might be interested in a discount to OnePlay’s subscription service. It offers unlimited access to over 2,000 games for both platforms with new games added on a weekly basis, offering a ton of content for a relatively low price. Read more
NVIDIA dropped a bomb at E3 2016 about the SHIELD Android TV set-top box, and we’re hoping it keeps up the trend of console-quality games coming to the device. Soon you’ll be able to play Gearbox’s massive Borderlands 2, right on your NVIDIA SHIELD, just like you can with a handful of other titles that have already been released on the platform. Read more