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Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go Furfrou forms and Trim guide - Polygon

To change Furfrou forms in Pokémon Go, you’ll need to use Candy and Stardust. The Furfrou Trims available to you depend on what region you’re currently in. Our guide explains which Trims are available where.

Science & Technology | Technology

App store classics 'Alto's Odyssey,' 'Angry Birds Reloaded,' 'Doodle God Universe' now on Apple Arcade | AppleInsider

Apple has rolled out out three new versions of App Store classic games to Apple Arcade, including "Angry Birds Reloaded," "Alto's Odyssey: The Lost City," and "Doodle God Universe."

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Candy XL Updates are live | Pokémon GO Hub

Yesterday evening, Niantic announced that Candy XL mechanics are getting a substantial update. The official March updates blog post was updated to reflect this: Trading Pokémon will have a chance […]

Gaming | Video Games

Got Game? Play Classic Games On Your Mac Without an Emulator

Some of our readers have been using Apple computers since the very early days of the company; many are new to the Mac. In the 1980s, a lot of low-res

Gaming | Video Games

Internet Arcade - Play Classic Games

The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Kanto Tour Details Announced: Shiny Ditto, Masterwork Research, Collection Challenges | Pokémon GO Hub

Niantic has shared more details on the upcoming Pokémon GO Tour Kanto Event, including a Special Research quest line that leads to encountering a Shiny Ditto and brand a new type of Research called Masterwork Research. We got all the details below! On t

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go Lunar New Year event: How to complete each quest task and field research • Eurogamer.net

Everything you need to know about the Lunar New Year event in Pokémon, including how to complete the research quest and each field research explained.

Gaming | Video Games

How Did the Duck Hunt Gun Work? | Mental Floss

The Duck Hunt gun, officially called the NES Zapper, seems downright primitive next to today's technology. But in the late '80s, it filled plenty of young heads with wonder.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO’s January Community Day Features Machop and Payback | Pokemon.com

Catch loads of Machop, evolve Machoke into a Machamp that knows a special move, and enjoy other superpowered bonuses.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

The Lore of Mew | Pokémon GO Hub

Mew is the original Mythical Pokémon, introduced in Generation I, the Kanto region. It is known as the ‘New Species Pokémon’ and is a pure type. It is number 151 in the Pokédex, making it the last Pokémon in the original Pokédex. Mew is incredibl

Gaming | Pokemon Go

What Shiny Pokémon Are Still Missing From the Kanto Region? | Pokémon GO Hub

With the announcement of the Lake Legends Event we have finally have shiny Goldeen being released into Pokémon GO, one of the last few remaining Kanto region Pokémon that haven’t had their shiny forms released yet. So what other Kanto Pokémon are we

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Rare Candy Tier List - Best Pokémon to use your Rare Candy on | Pokémon GO Hub

How many times have you looked at your rare candy count and thought: “Alright, I know I have to use them on something, but which Pokémon should be getting them?”. I’ve had this problem for a while and that’s why I decided to write this article. W

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokemon GO XP-rebalancing is now live worldwide - Here's what changed | PokéWreck

Trainers, As a part of the Pokemon GO Beyond, Niantic has introduced a new XP Rebalancing System worldwide and made a lot more easier to get XP to level up. Here are the changes in the XP observed in the... Continue Reading →

Family & Parenting | Family & Parenting

How to Make a Paper Airplane: 5 Stunning Methods | WIRED

"The Paper Airplane Guy" John Collins shows us how to fold planes that do loops, flap their wings, and fly world-record distances.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO Level 40 to 50 Guide: XP, Level up Tasks and Rewards | Pokémon GO Hub

A comprehensive guide to levelling up from 40 to 50 in Pokémon GO. The guide includes all Level-up tasks, XP requirements and level rewards. At the time of writing this guide, the XP requirement and rewards for each Level are known, but the exact level-u

Gaming | Pokemon Go

The Many Forms of Vivillon and Where to Find Them | Pokémon GO Hub

Hey Trainers, with Gen 6 just around the corner, there’s one Pokémon that could be really unique in an AR game: Vivillon. With 18 regionally specific forms, Vivillon is poised to be the most widespread regional in the game! At least all it’s forms co

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO Beyond Update Guide | Pokemon GO Hub

Level 50, Generation 6, Seasons and a metric ton of quality of life updates is coming to Pokémon GO from November 30 onwards. GO Beyond update

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Shiny Slowpoke, Shiny Meltan from the Mystery Box, and more during the Pokémon HOME event! - Pokémon GO

In celebration of Pokémon GO’s integration with Pokémon HOME, a special event will be taking place soon! Activate a Mystery Box during the event, and you might encounter a Shiny Meltan.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

This AI-Algorithm Generated 3,000 New Pokémon

Using machine learning models, Matthew Rayfield let a computer dream up thousands of never-before-imagined monsters.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Best 'Pokemon Go' Teams For Battle League 5's Little Cup | Tech Times

Here are some of the best teams you can form and their movesets to help you win more rewards on GO Battle League 5's Little Cup.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Should Remote Trading be in Pokémon GO? | Pokemon GO Hub

Hi there trainers! In of the recent APK teardowns, there was a very small mention of a “trade ball” and this got me thinking about (surprisingly) trading. There has been absolutely no hint from Niantic or anywhere else that remote trading is being looked

Gaming | Pokemon Go

0.191.1 APK Teardown: XL Candy and Pokémon HOME discoveries | Pokemon GO Hub

0.191.1 is a small Pokémon GO update feature wise, but it seems to be a large one for the data mining community, as it contains a lot of code that has been de-obfuscated, allowing new findings and discoveries. Our readers should first read these articles

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Where the heck is Kecleon?! | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, there has been a specific Pokemon that has eluded the game world of Pokemon Go for a while now: Kecleon. This Pokemon was one of the first Generation 3 Pokemon to be revealed (along with Azurill and Wailmer) in the main series of Pokemon games.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

October Event Shiny Rates - The Silph Road

Our team of eager researchers spent the month of October fervently tracking down Shiny Pokémon and meticulously recording data. Let's take a look at what their efforts tell us about the various shiny rates.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Has Reddit Become The New "Hotline To Niantic" | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, I have witnessed something interesting that happens over at our good friends The Silph Road’s Subreddit page. On a few occasions now, Trainers just like you and me have made posts such as “What happened to the Mega-Houndoom Unlock” or “N

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon Go Investigate a Mysterious Energy quest tasks and rewards - every step to unlocking Victini • Eurogamer.net

Everything you need to know about completing Investigate a Mysterious Energy and catching Victini in Pokémon Go, including every quest task, challenge and reward explained.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Mega Charizard Y Raid Guide | Pokemon GO Hub

The best counters to tackle the new Mega Pokémon raids. This guide will help you build the optimal team for Mega Charizard Y.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Mega Charizard X Raid Guide | Pokemon GO Hub

The best counters for the new Mega Raids. This guide will help you build your best counter team for Mega Charizard X.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Mega Evolutions in Pokémon GO

Unlike regular evolving, which is permanent, Mega Evolving temporarily transforms your Pokémon, changing their appearance, improving their performance in battle through a significant boost...

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Niantic Shares details on Level 50 and Mega evolution | Pokemon GO Hub

Hello Trainers, Niantic has recently published a video interview with Matthew Slemon who is the Lead Product Manager for Pokémon Go.  Essentially, Matthew’s team is in charge of the roadmap for Pokémon Go.  He shared some interesting information about the

Gaming | Pokemon Go

At Pokémon Go Fest 2020, millions of players caught nearly a billion Pokémon | VentureBeat

Niantic announced that Pokémon Go Fest 2020 drew millions of players who caught nearly a billion Pokémon over the weekend.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

How to Achieve Greatness in the GO Battle League | Pokemon GO Hub

Want to make it to the top in GO Battle League by achieving rank 10? Find out here with our advanced list of tips and tricks that will boost your rank.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Data miners discover more information on the Team Go Rocket Balloons | Pokemon GO Hub

Hello Trainers, the PokeMiners have come through with some more details on the Team Go Rocket balloon, and how it functions. Let’s have a look! Previous data mining article: Pokémon GO 0.179.0 APK Breakdown: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Team

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Mega evolution is coming to Pokémon Go - Polygon

Mega evolution is finally coming to Pokémon Go in 2020, which will inevitably make sweeping changes to the meta.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Niantic Provides guidelines for Pokéstop scanning | Pokemon GO Hub

Hello Trainers!! With the official announcement in late May that Pokéstop scanning was coming to Pokémon Go there have been a lot of questions about the process and how it works. Pushed Image for the Pokéstop scanning tutorial courtesy the PokeMiners User

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Speculation time! Why are the Pokémon GO servers going down? | Pokemon GO Hub

Hello Trainers!! Niantic announced today that the Pokémon Go servers will be going down on Monday, June 1, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PDT.  This is a pretty significant occurrence, 7 hours without Pokémon Go.  Niantic was very vague in their a

Gaming | Pokemon Go

In-depth analysis of GO Battle League rewards | Pokemon GO Hub

One of the best aspects of the GO Battle League is the amount of useful rewards you can get. Stardust, TMs, Sinnoh Stones, Pokémon encounters and rare candies are all waiting for you if you can prove that you’re a good battler. We are now in the Season

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto | Pokemon GO Hub

Throwback Challenge is a 36 part special research quest line that celebrates iconic moments from Pokémon GO’s Kanto, Johto, Hoenn and Sinnoh regions, with thematic quests along the way. According to data mined (and unverified) information, this special

Miscellaneous | Other Stories

7 Games You Can Play Online With Friends and Family | Mental Floss

From unique takes on trivia to a pandemic-themed puzzle game, here’s how to keep your family game night going during quarantine.

Miscellaneous | This is stuff I like

Classic Board Games You Can Play Online | Mental Floss

You can still play Monopoly, Catan, and many other classic board games while staying at least 6 feet away from your opponents.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

GO Battle League Season 1: Everything You Need to Know | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, attention! The GO Battle League preseason is coming to an end, and Niantic has…

Gaming | Pokemon Go

2020 Lunar New Year Lucky Trade Odds are around 9% now | Pokemon GO Hub

The Silph Science group reported that Lucky Trade chances for newly caught Pokémon have been…

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Buddy Adventure Guide: Everything you need to know | Pokemon GO Hub

Buddy Adventure is a new Pokémon GO feature that allows players to become best buddies…

Gaming | Pokemon Go

December 2019 Legacy Moves Update | Pokemon GO Hub

As a part of their recent Community Note, Niantic announced that select Kanto region Pokemon will be able to re-learn some of their legacy moves. We went through the newly available move sets and analysed their impact in PvP and Raids. Complete list of re

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Video Games and Online Chats Are ‘Hunting Grounds’ for Sexual Predators

Criminals are making virtual connections with children through gaming and social media platforms. One popular site warns visitors, “Please be careful.”

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO 0.161 Release Notes are live | Pokemon GO Hub

Trainers, release notes for the Pokémon GO 0.161 update are now live! The release notes were shared on Niantic’s Support web page.  For Apple Users, this release will show as version 1.127 in the App Store. Here’s whats new (officially at least): Up

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Rocket Boss Giovanni Counters | Pokemon GO Hub

Giovanni Pokémon GO Counters. A guide on how to defeat Team GO Rocket Boss Giovanni. Best Pokémon team against Giovanni.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

GO Field Guide - Pokemon GO Events, Countdown Timer, Raid Guides, Egg Hatch List and much more

GO Field Guide tool is made to assist you in playing Pokemon GO, It has up-to-date information for all Events along with local time, Raid Guides, Research task and rewards, Egg Hatch list, Checklist and much more

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokemon GO: PokéStop Submissions Guide | Pokemon GO Wiki - GamePress

Pokemon GO Wiki, Database, News, and Community for the Pokemon GO Player.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Cops shut down massive 3,000-person game of hide-and-seek at Ikea

More than 3,000 people planned a giant game of hide-and-seek at an IKEA store in Scotland — but a team of police officers weren’t playing around and broke up the fun, according to a reports. Revelers planned to turn the sprawling furniture chain in Glasgo

Entertainment | Entertainment

Welcome to the Party, Pal: A Die Hard Board Game Exists

John McClane got a machine gun, and now he has a board game. The 1988 action film 'Die Hard' is getting the tabletop game treatment.

News | Interesting Stuff

How Polio Inspired the Creation of Candy Land - The Atlantic

A schoolteacher created the popular board game, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, for quarantined children. An Object Lesson.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back in the Living Room, Jaws Gets Its Own Board Game | Mental Floss

If you're still afraid to go to the beach after watching <em>Jaws</em>, stay inside and play the <em>Jaws</em> board game this summer.

Gaming | Gaming

Total War: Three Kingdoms hands-on -- Combat is no longer an imperial pain | VentureBeat

Total War: Three Kingdoms' combat felt messy in initial previews, but tweaks during the games delay have it feeling like a Total War game should.

News | News

Razor Electric Skateboard

The Razor Electric Skateboard or the RazorX Cruiser Electric Skateboard is a high-performance rear wheeled powered skateboard. This electric skateboard is powered by a rechargable lithium ion battery that delivers 125 watts which will allow you to cruise

Miscellaneous | Chicagoey Stuff

Mahjong is experiencing a renaissance downtown | Community | Chicago Reader

It’s like Crazy Rich Asians except way less intense.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Can You Answer the Jeopardy! Clues James Holzhauer Couldn’t?

James Holzhauer has been dominating the “Jeopardy!” game play since debuting a few weeks ago. Here are the questions he incorrectly answered, see if you can attempt to get them right yourself.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Giant Monopoly Game with Real Money

Four random people that bought merchandise were flown in to play a life-size version of the game Monopoly. In the game, real cash was involved

Gaming | Gaming

New 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' Details Are Coming

Respawn is riding high right now on their incredible success of Apex Legends so far but they've still got one more amazing title on the horizon that will be perfect for Star Wars fans. Though we've known that their upcoming game Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Ord

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

HQ Trivia will run some games without cash prizes - The Verge

HQ held a game in which players were only awarded points when they won, instead of cash. The company says it’s experimenting with different prizes and will give out more cash than it ever has before.

Gaming | Gaming

The 10 best video games of 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2, God of War, Spider-Man, and so many others. Games were on everyone's minds in 2018. Which ones stood out among the rest?

Pets & Animals | I Love Dogs

The Only Point of This Video Game Is to Pet Dogs at a Party | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Gaming | Gaming

To avoid copyright disaster, the future of game streaming is licensing

We continue to sit on the edge of our seats watching the contests of League of Legends, Dota 2, and others on the big screen. But there’s a different contest to watch -- online streaming platforms battling it out for the most viewers and best streamers

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Legendary pokémon are finally coming to Pokémon Go

Today Niantic announced that the long-awaited release of legendary pokémon in Pokémon Go is coming soon. The studio provided some details on how the feature will play out in-game. Players will have...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Why this UCLA professor thinks she inspired the video game 'Halo'

A brief friendship that began with an online chat and an awkward date may have inspired one of the world’s bestselling video games.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Sega will start releasing its classic games as free mobile apps

Sega is launching a new mobile gaming initiative called Sega Forever, the long-lived publisher announced today. Under that banner, the company plans to bring loads of games from all eras of its 30-year history to Android and iOS devices as free-to-play ap

Gaming | Gaming

The 30 best Spider-Man moments from the movies, games, and more | GamesRadar

Spider-Man might be a young chap in most comics, movies, and video games, but the character is in fact 55-years-old. Having first appeared in the anthology comic Amazing Fantasy #15, he's been slinging webs for decades and has made a fair few memories mak

Gaming | Gaming

Call of Duty: WWII multiplayer will have land, air, and sea combat | VentureBeat | PC Gaming | by Dean Takahashi

Sledgehammer Games showed off the latest trailer for multiplayer combat in Call of Duty: WWII. And it will give a new meaning to “boots on the ground,” as it will involve land, air, and sea combat.

Gaming | Gaming

E3 2017: Everything We Know About Xbox One X - GameSpot

While most of Project Scorpio's tech specs were unveiled earlier this year, we now have a full picture of everything it offers.

Gaming | Gaming

PC Gaming Weekly: Why we think PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is special | VentureBeat

One of the hottest games on Steam right now shows why the PC platform is so ideal for experimenting with different forms of gameplay.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Nintendo might be releasing a mini-Super NES in time for Christmas

Last week, Nintendo broke the news that it had officially discontinued the NES Classic Edition, its super popular, super hard-to-find miniature NES with built-in games. Now, Eurogamer has reported that the Japanese gamemaker is getting ready to take the n

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Boot, wheelbarrow, thimble ousted from Monopoly board game

The boot has been booted, the wheelbarrow has been wheeled out, and the thimble got the thumbs down in the latest version of the board game Monopoly. In their place will be a Tyrannosaurus rex, a penguin ...

Gaming | Gaming

Call of Duty will "return to its roots" after Infinite Warfare sales disappoint • Eurogamer.net

Don't expect another space-set Call of Duty for a long time - Activision has at last admitted what was clear all along - fans did not like last year's Call&hellip;

Gaming | Gaming

Every Game Release Date in 2017 - GameSpot

Here's a game release date schedule of all the upcoming PS4, Xbox One, and PC games coming in 2017 so far.

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

PlayStation games coming to Android and iOS | WIRED UK

Sony is planning to revive earlier PlayStation classic for a new life as apps and games on your mobile

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Nintendo’s next assault on nostalgia is a mini-NES with 30 built-in games

Believe it or not, you can still play video games without going outside and risking getting mugged or finding a corpse. Even though it helped usher in our new, terrifying age of active gaming, Nintendo’s next big nostalgia play is bringing games back to

Gaming | Gaming

'Pokémon Go' is actually bringing families together

Family bonding time has become an unexpected and welcome side effect of 'Pokémon Go'.

Gaming | Gaming

8 best games of 2016 (so far)

It's the halfway point of 2016, a perfect time to take stock of the best entertainment offerings of the half-year. Check out our picks for the best games of the year below — and since "The top 16 of 2016" is exactly 50% premature, we chose the Top 8.

Gaming | Gaming

Our 15 Most Anticipated Video Games This Summer | TIME

From No Man's Sky to Destiny, here's a look at the video games we're most looking forward to playing this summer.

News | News

A Plagiarism Scandal Is Unfolding In The Crossword World

A group of eagle-eyed puzzlers, using digital tools, has uncovered a pattern of copying in the professional crossword-puzzle world that has led to accusations of plagiarism and false identity. Sinc…

Gaming | Gaming

The 20 Most Essential 'Star Wars' Video Games

With "The Force Awakens" coming to theaters and "Battlefront" dominating our TV screens, we look at the best video games set in&hellip;

Gaming | Gaming

The best Android games of 2015 | Technology | The Guardian

From Vainglory and Prune to Lara Croft Go, Alphabear and Minecraft: Story Mode, the 25 best games for Android of the year

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Should You Let Your Child Win at Monopoly?

Losing at games can teach children how to recover from failure. Experts say not to throw the match after a child has reached age 4.

Gaming | Gaming

PlayStation 2 emulation comes to PlayStation 4

Now,  it's finally possible to play PS2 games on the current PlayStation 4 -- in theory and, in three instances, in practise as well.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

The NES arrived in America 30 years ago | Plugged In - Yahoo Games

From Yahoo Games: On October 18, 1985, Nintendo renamed the Famicom and released it in North America as the NES.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

8 Tips for Beating a Claw Machine | Mental Floss

Unless you’re small enough to climb inside, grabbing a prize out a claw machine can be pretty tough. But Daily Beast entertainment reporter Jen Yamato and film critic Kim Morgan are very, very good at it.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The True Purpose of Microsoft Solitaire, Minesweeper, and FreeCell

If you haven't ever played Solitaire, Minesweeper, Hearts or FreeCell, it's safe to say you're in the minority. These simple Windows games have probably caused more lost worker hours than anything short of a worldwide coffee shortage. Whichever one was your favorite, the temptation to take just one more go at beating them—to get a faster time or a better score—was hard to ignore.

Science & Technology | Technology

Rovio's 'Angry Birds 2' to launch on Apple's iOS July 30

Finnish developer Rovio will launch its first official sequel to the ultra-popular "Angry Birds" game on July 30, debuting on mobile platforms including Apple's iOS.

Gaming | Gaming

7 long games to lose yourself in this summer

With not too many big game releases on the horizon, it's the perfect time to dive into a long game.

Gaming | Gaming

Major Team Fortress 2 Update Brings New Challenges, Guns, and Maps - GameSpot

The Gun Mettle update introduces a three-month event where you can complete contracts to earn one-of-a-kind weapons.

Gaming | Gaming

Nintendo used to design Super Mario levels on graph paper

Back in the day, every question mark block, goomba, and mushroom was sketched out by hand.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Scrabble adds even more garbage words to its dictionary

Scrabble, once the sport of kings and their grandmothers, has made increasing inroads toward trying to chillax about its word restrictions, to name just one garbage portmanteau it allowed to slither into its official dictionary. Last year, it invited play

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Greedy Tom Hardy also wants to play The Punisher

For many actors, the chance to play Mad Max would satiate their need to play an iconic antihero. But Tom Hardy’s lust has merely been stoked by his tenure as Max Rockatansky, and he’s looking to add more notable names to his roster, denying other acto

Gaming | Gaming

Star Wars: Battlefront Won't "Feel Like or Play Like" Battlefield, Producer Says

It's never been DICE's intention to make its new Star Wars game play or feel like Battlefield, producer explains.

Gaming | Gaming

A red-hot mobile game just cracked 130 million downloads

People are addicted to Trivia Crack.The app now has 13o million downloads, according to The Wall Street Journal. That's a significant jump from 100 million last month.

Gaming | Gaming

2014 in review: The year's must-play handheld games | Polygon

At age 25, I'm starting to feel a little old.

It's not because I'm already a couple years into my career with college memories fading fast, or that weddings and baby showers are events I frequently attend. It has nothing to do with the fact that I now consider myself a master of cooking sort-of-alright things that are sometimes OK to eat. No, it's because I can barely get hooked on console games these days

Sports | College Football

Huge Day in College Football: Pictures

Devin Smith of Ohio State catches the ball over Sojourn Shelton of Wisconsin to score a touchdown in the first quarter of the Big Ten Championship.