ARTICLES RELATING TO POKEMON

A wild pack of Pikachus has taken over a Japanese neighbourhood for a week-long Pokémon celebration

2019-08-11 18:32

Pikachu Outbreak features dance performances and parades with dozens of costumed Pikachus in Japan's second largest city.

More than 52,000 people voted for their favorite Pokémon in a massive Reddit survey — here's which ones got the most votes

2019-06-25 12:48

A massive survey of Reddit users on r/Pokémon has given us an intriguing look at which Pokémon are the internet's favorites.

WATCH: Scientists say playing Pokémon as a kid may have altered your brain and left a Pikachu-shaped hole in your heart

2019-06-20 08:48

There's a reason you light up every time you see an animal that looks even slightly similar to Pikachu, Bulbasaur and Charizard.

From creating Japanese playing cards in 1889 to becoming one of the most iconic video game companies in history, see how Nintendo has evolved

2019-03-19 09:52

Nintendo was founded in 1889 selling Japanese playing cards, and has found both success and failure throughout its 130-year history.

The CEO behind 'Pokémon Go' says the company is cash-flow positive as it becomes worth almost R55 billion

2019-01-23 08:37

Niantic, the creator of "Pokémon Go," is now worth almost $4 billion, thanks to a new investment of $245 million.

The wait is finally over: Nintendo is making a Pokémon-themed Nintendo Switch console, and it's just as adorable as you want it to be

2018-09-12 13:38

The game comes in two forms: "Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee!" and "Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!"

Prosecutors say the father of the 4-year-old boy rescued by the 'Spider-Man of Paris' was playing Pokémon Go at the time

2018-05-29 18:23

The father, who took longer than expected to return from the supermarket, said he got caught up playing Pokémon Go, the once-popular augmented reality game.

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Pokémon Go is starting to lose the battle for mobile mindshare, according to researchers.

Pokémon Go is starting to lose the battle for mobile mindshare, according to researchers.

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9 things to watch on local Netflix this August

2016-08-02 17:00

Grab the popcorn for an epic month of Netflix and chill.

Pokemon Go craze befuddles big bank analysts

2016-07-27 09:15

Pokemon Go’s stunning surge in popularity is leaving few more befuddled than the analysts who cover Nintendo for the world’s biggest investment banks.

 

Pokémon fans are accusing the developers of being ‘lazy’ for not including all 1,000-plus Pokémon in the new Nintendo Switch games

2019-07-02 14:16

Welcome to #Dexit: "Pokémon Sword and Shield" wont have every Pokémon in the franchise, and some fans are mad enough to boycott the new games.

The CEO behind 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' explains what Niantic learned from 'Pokémon Go' to make this new game great

2019-06-21 09:44

The launch of "Pokémon Go" didn't go so smoothly. "Harry Potter: Wizards Unite" is having a much smoother start — and it's only the beginning.

I spent two days with thousands of Pokémon Go fans and had a blast — here's what it was like at this year's Pokémon Go Fest

2019-06-18 09:55

Pokémon Go is still a phenomenon — and I spent two days with thousands of players at Pokémon Go Fest to prove it. Here's what it was like.

Nintendo has a huge 2019 line-up — here are the 10 biggest games coming this year

2019-03-09 21:04

Starting in April with Yoshi, Nintendo's got a cavalcade of major games scheduled for 2019.

Nintendo bets new hex-nut Pokémon will boost Switch sales

2018-11-16 14:12

Nintendo is gambling that it can sell millions of Switch consoles this holiday season by introducing a new Pokémon game that interacts with the free-to-play mobile hit Pokémon Go.

Pokémon trading has finally come to Pokémon Go — but there's a huge catch, and players are frustrated

2018-06-22 15:37

The bad news: You have to be a certain level — at least for now.

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Fewer players of mobile gaming hit Pokémon Go are making in-app purchases since July this year, says a study.

Fewer players of mobile gaming hit Pokémon Go are making in-app purchases since July this year, says a study.

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Pokemon Go: When reality just isn't enough

2016-08-07 17:26

The whole enterprise still feeds into the idea that life itself should be a video game.

Pokemon Go falls from top of Japan app charts

2016-08-01 07:25

Nintendo shares declined as much as 6.5% on Monday after the hit game Pokemon Go dropped from the top of app download charts in Japan.

Pokémon Go player calls police over stolen Pokémon

2016-07-23 08:29

A man has called the police after someone "stole" his Pokémon.

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