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‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ had a sluggish opening weekend, showing the game does not yet possess the magic of ‘Pokémon Go’

Niantic’s “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” had a sluggish opening weekend compared with its predecessor “Pokémon Go.” The app-analysis site Sensor Tower reports that “Wizards Unite” was downloaded by 3 million people and that players spent $US1.1 million. “Pokémon Go” was downloaded 24 million times in its opening weekend, and players […]
‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ had a sluggish opening weekend, showing the game does not yet possess the magic of ‘Pokémon Go’
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The creator of ‘Pokémon Go’ is suing an ‘association of hackers’ that it says helps players cheat at its games

Niantic, the creator of “Pokémon Go” and the forthcoming “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,” has filed suit against Global++, an “association of hackers” that allegedly makes and distributes “hacked” versions of its games. Those versions, which Niantic calls “hacked” and Global++ apparently calls “tweaks,” give players what Niantic says is an […]
The creator of ‘Pokémon Go’ is suing an ‘association of hackers’ that it says helps players cheat at its games
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‘Pokémon Go’ is finally getting the key feature that players have wanted for years — the ability to battle each other

Developer Niantic revealed on Friday that trainer battles are coming to “Pokémon Go.” Despite player-versus-player (PvP) battles being a major part of the traditional Pokémon games, “Pokémon Go” has always focused more on exploration and catching wild monsters. Niantic has yet to offer specific details on how battles between players […]
‘Pokémon Go’ is finally getting the key feature that players have wanted for years — the ability to battle each other
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‘Pokémon Go’ raked in $73 million during October, a whopping 67% increase over the previous year, proving people are still obsessed with the game

Pokémon Go players spent more than $US70 million on the free-to-play game during October 2018, an increase of 67% per cent from October 2017. Pokemon Go was the seventh highest earning mobile video game during the month, earning more than the mobile version of “Fortnite: Battle Royale.” Japanese players spent […]
‘Pokémon Go’ raked in $73 million during October, a whopping 67% increase over the previous year, proving people are still obsessed with the game
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The creators of Pokémon Go have totally revamped their original game — and it’s perfect for Pokémon masters looking for a new challenge

Before there was Pokémon Go, there was Ingress – the original map-based augmented reality game, originally introduced in 2013. Now, developer Niantic has relaunched the game with Ingress Prime, bringing revamped graphics, sound, tutorials, story, and pretty much everything else. Ingress Prime is way more complex than Pokémon Go. But […]
The creators of Pokémon Go have totally revamped their original game — and it’s perfect for Pokémon masters looking for a new challenge
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The 26 most valuable private tech companies in the US

Juul, Airbnb, and the We Company are among some of the most valuable private startups in the US. Major VC investments in the past year have shaken up the list, with video gaming and cryptocurrency startups entering the rankings. Using data from PitchBook, we’ve compiled a list of the 26 […]
The 26 most valuable private tech companies in the US
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Pokémon trading has finally come to Pokémon Go for all players

Pokémon Go finally started rolling out the Pokémon trading feature on Thursday. The bad news is that when the feature launched, you had to be level 40, the game’s max level, to take advantage of the new features. The good news is that Niantic, the game’s developer, has a history […]
Pokémon trading has finally come to Pokémon Go for all players