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Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go'

Minecraft Earth is a mobile AR game, but that doesn't mean it's Pokémon Go. Yes, it uses a mobile device. Yes, it superimposes digital objects on the ph...

Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go'

Source: engadget.com

Microsoft Announces Minecraft Earth, A Minecraft Version Of Pokémon Go In a move that’s equal parts surprising, inevitable, and brilliant, Microsoft today announced Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality game that will let people build all sorts of blocky creations as they’re walking down streets and trying not to get hi...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Minecraft Earth takes the original game and blends it with Pokemon Go After teasing the announcement during its Build 2019 keynote, Microsoft has officially announced Minecraft Earth, a new augmented reality (AR) game in the style of Pokemon Go for iOS and Android devices. The announcement was made today – ...
06:17, 05/18/2019

New 'Minecraft Earth' to offer AR experience like 'Pokemon Go' On Minecraft's 10th anniversary, Microsoft teased new 'Minecraft Earth' mobile game, which puts game objects in the real world with augmented reality.        ...
19:17, 05/17/2019

Minecraft Earth Gameplay Looks Adorable Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality mobile game based on the hugely popular series, is coming to a closed beta later this summer. To tide you over, Mojang released a short video yesterday on that shows off some gameplay. It’s incredibly charming....
18:51, 07/12/2019

Walking Around Minecraft Earth Feels Amazing I’ve been a casual player of both Minecraft and of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, so when Minecraft Earth was announced as an augmented reality version of Minecraft, I was curious. There’s a lot to Minecraft, so I was skeptical that the entir...
19:34, 06/12/2019

Microsoft unveils Minecraft Earth, the new AR hotness In celebration of Minecraft‘s tenth anniversary, Microsoft played its Pokemon GO card and released an augmented reality phone app that shows the game pasted over the real world, called Minecraft Earth. This is perhaps the most novel way of incorporat...
21:17, 05/17/2019

'Minecraft Earth' beta is available on Android -- in five cities Right on time, the beta test for Microsoft's augmented reality Minecraft game is ready for Android users to give it a try. Just like the beta iOS users have had access to, Minecraft Earth is still invite-only for registered testers and available...
14:51, 08/30/2019

Microsoft announces new Minecraft Earth AR game for Android and iOS Microsoft teased a brand new Minecraft-related AR (augmented reality) mobile game about two weeks ago and confirmed it recently. It's called Minecraft Earth and it will launched on Android and iOS devices at some point this summer.Besides announcing ...
08:00, 05/19/2019

Minecraft Earth gets first live demo, coming to iOS “this summer” "Look, ma, I'm in Minecraft!" Play Minecraft Earth at a real-world scale... [credit: Apple / Mojang ] Mojang, the Microsoft-owned studio be...
03:00, 06/04/2019

'Minecraft Earth' makes the world your augmented reality playground Microsoft wants you to see Minecraft everywhere you look: a virtual tree on your lawn, a life-sized castle sticking through your house and an elaborate cave system hidden beneath your local park. This is Minecraft Earth, a free-to-play version of one...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five yea...
07:00, 07/17/2019

Microsoft saved Minecraft Earth's AR gameplay reveal for Apple One thing missing from Microsoft's Minecraft Earth announcement? Actual gameplay. Strangely enough, it looks like Microsoft saved that honor for Apple, as it just debuted the first live footage of the game at the company's WWDC keynote. To ...
21:34, 06/03/2019

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops a hundred million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather stewards, of Minecraft at Microsoft, where the game has become a product category unto itself. An...
16:00, 05/17/2019

The 'Minecraft Earth' beta begins its global takeover this month It's been a couple of months since we first heard about Minecraft Earth, the augmented reality version of Mojang's game that makes the real world a playscape full of your blocky creations. It promised a beta release of the game would arrive...
12:34, 07/12/2019

'Minecraft Earth' beta brings AR building to Android next week Don't worry, Android fans -- if you've been wondering when you can try the augmented reality experience of Minecraft Earth, you don't have too much longer to wait. Mojang and Microsoft have revealed that the Minecraft Earth beta will ...
19:34, 08/22/2019

The Morning After: 'Minecraft Earth' remakes our world into a blocky AR sandbox Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! Microsoft is hoping that its augmented reality Minecraft game will top Pokémon Go this summer, and did Lenovo really steal a fan-made video to promote a foldable RAZR? Check out s...
15:17, 05/18/2019

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009, the blocky, world-building adventure game Minecraft has been released on more than 20 different plat...
16:51, 05/17/2019

This YouTuber Heard You Like Minecraft, So He Put Some More Minecraft Inside Your Minecraft Streamer, programmer, and speedrunner SethBling is always cooking up fascinating new gaming feats: a machine learning Mario Kart AI, an SNES cartridge that runs mods, an Atari emulator that runs inside Minecraft. His latest creation is a 2D version o...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Pokémon Company unveils a bunch of games, from Pokémon Quest China to Pokémon Sleep Tsunekazu Ishihara, CEO of the Pokémon Company International, said the company has partnered with China’s NetEase in making the first official Pokemon game for China. That is just one of a number of games the Japanese company announced today. I...
06:34, 05/29/2019

Stop Asking Cory Booker If Everyone Should Be Vegan to Save Earth Houston, Texas, served as the backdrop of the third Democratic presidential debates held on Thursday night. It’s the perfect place to talk about sea level rise, the United States’ role as the second-largest oil exporter, frontline communities, a just...
21:34, 09/13/2019

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows....
05:34, 06/21/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield: Version exclusive Pokemon, Gym Leaders revealed for Switch RPG Game Freak and Nintendo have announced the newest additions to Pokemon Sword and Shield for the Nintendo Switch - but there may be some news that players aren't too happy about...
19:00, 07/08/2019

Pokemon Go July Community Day News: Mudkip, Swampert to headline next Pokemon Go event? Pokemon Go's next Community Day event is approaching, and ahead of the day it goes live we're examining what Pokemon is likely to headline the July date. Here's what you need to know,...
20:34, 06/22/2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield's Giant Pokémon Changed Up My Battle Strategy If you were worried about Pokémon Sword and Shield’s new Dynamaxing mechanic, which makes your Pokémon super big and super powerful for a limited amount of time, being an empty gimmick, you can calm down. I played a 20-minute demo at E3 yesterday, an...
19:34, 06/12/2019

Pokemon Go Fest Dortmund Field Research: Map, Global Challenges, Reward Pokemon detailed Niantic is hosting the European leg of the Pokemon Go Fest today over in Germany, and the worldwide player base of the game gets to benefit as a result. Here' what you need to know....
15:34, 07/04/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield release date news, new trailer and more Pokemon coming May 14th? Pokemon Sword and Shield - the Nintendo Switch's first mainline Pokemon games - could get an information blowout this week, if previous generations of games are anything to go by....
18:34, 05/13/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield leaks ahead of Pokemon Direct? 'Galar forms' to bolster new game? There are a good number of Pokemon Sword and Shield rumours floating around today - some more viable than others. Here's what we think of what we've seen so far....
17:17, 06/04/2019

Pokemon Go News: Shadow Pokemon, Shiny Spinda, July Community Day, Huge Niantic profits Niantic has launched a new game this week, but that's not slowing down the progress of Pokemon Go - in fact, there's a lot of new features coming to the game soon...
13:17, 06/24/2019

Pokemon Masters Release Date Reveal: Direct confirms details for new Pokemon mobile game Pokemon Masters is the latest free-to-start mobile game coming to your iOS and Android device in the coming months. Here's everything we know about the game including release date and gameplay features....
17:34, 06/27/2019

How to beat Team GO Rocket and purify Shadow Pokemon in ‘Pokemon Go’ Pokemon Go received one of its most anticipated updates in months last week as developer Niantic added a new foe in the form of Team GO Rocket. This devious organization has captured wild Pokemon and turned them into Shadow Pokemon, and it’s yo...
23:17, 08/01/2019

'Pokémon Go' gamified walking, so now 'Pokémon Sleep' scores your naps So how will the Pokémon Company and Niantic follow up Pokémon Go? At a press conference today they revealed Pokémon Sleep, a new mobile game that tracks your time sleeping to unlock new characters. It's being made by Pok&eac...
08:34, 05/29/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Switch news coming Today alongside brand new Pokemon game reveal? The Pokemon Company has announced it plans to host a conference tonight that will outline the future of the Pokemon franchise and reveal more information on upcoming projects....
16:34, 05/28/2019

Munster: 'Nothing essentially changes' with Jony Ive gone at Apple Investors shouldn't worry about Apple's design team despite the departure of the iPhone developer, Loup Ventures' Gene Munster tells CNBC....
15:51, 06/28/2019

Artist Reimagines Pokémon Starters As Different Pokémon Types I’ve played through Pokémon Blue, Red, and Yellow dozens of times. Those games’ starters will always have a special place in my heart. But I’d love to still play with them while having the option to explore different elemental attacks. One artist’s r...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Pokémon Sword and Shield: everything we know about the 2019 Pokémon RPG Nintendo has finally (finally!) announced the next generation of Pokémon games coming to Nintendo Switch: Pokémon Sword and Shield.Using Nintendo's favored method of new game announcements – Direct presentations – The Pok...
15:00, 04/30/2019

‘Pokemon Go’ will add Gen 5 Pokemon from the Unova region later today Nearly a year after bringing Generation 4 Pokemon from the Sinnoh region to Pokemon Go, Niantic is expanding the game’s PokeDex once again this week with the addition of creatures from Unova. These were the Pokemon featured in Pokémon Bl...
21:34, 09/16/2019

U.S. government report on housing finance reform is 'essentially done' -regulator The Trump administration's report on overhauling the country's housing market is "essentially done" and could be released in late August or September, the head of the U.S. housing finance regulator told Reuters in an interview Wednesday....
23:51, 07/17/2019

This Bamboo Sofa Tray Is Essentially My Dining Room Table Did you know the Romans used to lie down while they ate their meals? I probably learned that fun fact in middle school, but I think about it a lot nowadays, because being an adult means you can eat your meals wherever you damn well please, and for me...
23:17, 07/10/2019

Why are politicians essentially shrugging at the latest sexual assault allegations against Trump? There are many reasons, and here are two: The burden of proof often lies with the accuser, and partisanship is a powerful motivator to stay the course....
14:00, 06/26/2019

Euro Papers: Arsenal deal for French starlet 'essentially complete' "With a little less than a month to go in the summer transfer window, Arsenal have \"essentially completed\" a deal for French teenager William Saliba."...
14:34, 07/09/2019

Pokémon's Creators Tell Us What Kind Of Pokemon Gym They'd Run I’ve always fantasized about what kind of gym leader I’d be in the world of Pokémon. The series’ producer Junichi Masuda’s and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori’s hypothetical gyms both sound like places I’d want to visit....
09:17, 06/20/2019

Kyrie Irving 'essentially ghosted' Boston Celtics ahead of free agency: report It is beginning to appear more and more likely that Kyrie Irving is not going to re-sign with the Boston Celtics once the NBA’s free agency period begins at the end of the month....
20:17, 06/18/2019

Andes mint ice cream sandwiches exist, and they're essentially a giant version of your favorite chocolate imperfectlypatricia/Instagram Andes mint ice cream sandwiches exist, but according to Best Products, they can be difficult to find in stores. The dessert features mint ice cream and Andes chips sandwiched between two chocolate wafers. Visit INSIDER...
22:51, 08/01/2019

Pokemon GO Probopass: How to evolve Probopass in Pokemon Go with magnetic lure module? Niantic has introduced some new mechanics and evolutions to Pokemon Go this week, and with the update you can finally evolve the creepy nose-based Pokemon, Nosepass....
18:17, 05/23/2019

Pokemon GO Shiny Nidoran: How to catch Shiny Nidoran during Pokemon GO Fest Dortmund Event Niantic has added a new Shiny Pokemon to Pokemon Go in order to celebrate the start of Pokemon Go Dortmund - here's what you need to know about the Poison Pokemon's newest form....
15:34, 07/04/2019

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for alien life...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Pokemon Go Shiny Ekans: How to catch Shiny Ekans, Arbok on Pokemon GO in 2019? NIANTIC has made another shiny Pokemon evolution line available in Pokemon Go today - here's how you can grab yourself a shiny Ekans and its evolution....
01:17, 07/26/2019

Pokemon Go Shiny Sneasel: How to catch Shiny Sneasel, Weavile on Pokemon GO in 2019? NIANTIC has made another shiny Pokemon evolution line available in Pokemon Go today - here's how you can grab yourself a shiny Sneasel and it's evolutions....
01:17, 07/26/2019

Pokemon Go Shiny Koffing: How to catch Shiny Koffing, Weezing on Pokemon GO in 2019? NIANTIC has made another shiny Pokemon evolution line available in Pokemon Go today - here's how you can grab yourself a shiny Koffing and its evolution, Weezing....
01:51, 07/26/2019

'Minecraft' now has 112 million players per month Fortnite might still have the lion's share of public attention, but that doesn't mean it's hurting the other gaming phenomenon. Microsoft's Helen Chiang told Business Insider in an interview that Minecraft now has 112 million act...
04:34, 09/16/2019

'Minecraft' now has 112 million monthly players Fortnite might still have the lion's share of public attention, but that doesn't mean it's hurting the other gaming phenomenon. Microsoft's Helen Chiang told Business Insider in an interview that Minecraft now has 112 million acti...
18:18, 09/16/2019

Microsoft teases 'Minecraft' AR for your phone Microsoft has something big in store for Minecraft fans. The company used the start of Build 2019 to offer a teaser for an augmented reality Minecraft experience for phones. The clip doesn't say much about what the experience entails, although...
19:51, 05/07/2019

Please Enjoy This Beautiful Minecraft House As old as Minecraft is, I’ll never get tired of appreciating just how good it looks when people put the effort in. I know a lot of games can get modded to Hell and back and look great, but there’s something about the distance blocky ol’ Minecraft has...
09:00, 06/03/2019

Someone Recreated A Bob Ross Painting In Minecraft Bob Ross was famous for his show which helped teach basically anyone how to paint wonderful landscapes and vistas. But, what if you wanted to create a piece of art, but you didn’t have any paint or brushes? Well, one YouTuber decided to recreate a Bo...
21:17, 07/06/2019

The Morning After: The beauty of a ray-traced 'Minecraft' Welcome back! Over the weekend, you might have missed a pretty intense graphical overhaul of Minecraft, Twitter ads as political weapons in Hong Kong and if you've been looking for a Sonos speaker, but portable, we've got more news for you ...
15:51, 08/19/2019

Someone Built A Working Plane In Minecraft And It Looks Terrifying Over on the Minecraft subreddit, MrCatFace8885 has created a rather impressive and scary looking plane. Using Redstone, slime blocks and pistons, MrCatFace8885 was able to build a working plane in Minecraft without special mods. Though I’m not sure I...
20:51, 09/14/2019

Minecraft Marketplace March 2019’s top 10 downloads The Minecraft Marketplace is continuing to grow thanks to popular genres like city and luxury living. Check out the most downloaded content from March.Read More...
01:00, 05/04/2019

After canceling one upgrade, Minecraft gets another—and it’s Nvidia RTX exclusive This gallery mostly consists of comparison shots, with Nvidia's RTX ray tracing system enabled or disabled. Click back and forth to see the difference. This one has RTX enabled. On Monday, Mojang and Nvidia ki...
00:17, 08/20/2019

Facebook researchers propose an AI assistant for Minecraft Facebook researchers propose in a paper building an intelligent assistant for Minecraft, which they argue is an ideal training ground for NLU agents.Read More...
04:51, 07/24/2019

Want to be more creative? Playing Minecraft can help, new study finds Iowa State University psychologist Douglas Gentile's latest study suggests that playing some video games, like Minecraft, can have a positive impact on creativity. Minecraft is one of the most popular computer games, having sold more than 100 milli...
23:00, 07/12/2019

Why Minecraft and Mixer are the perfect streaming combo I feel I should start by explaining that I am brand new to any form of streaming. I have played Minecraft a fair amount, albeit five years ago and a lot has changed in that time. Every time I turn the corner, some new feature (new to me) surprises me...
09:17, 08/24/2019

These Minecraft videos show off over 500 hours of demonstrations In a new research paper, a team of scientists at Carnegie Mellon describe an AI training data set of human task demonstrations captured in Minecraft.Read More...
01:51, 08/02/2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Is Much More Than A Minecraft Clone Dragon Quest Builders 2 makes me feel like a creative genius. It accomplishes this bold feat through use of brilliant game design. In summary, no, it is not a “Minecraft Clone.” I use plenty of fancy words to elaborate on that in this video....
03:17, 07/12/2019

Microsoft just teased an AR Minecraft game for phones While Microsoft spent most of the day focusing on enterprise solutions, including a way to protect elections from malicious software, it ended the Build 2019 keynote with a surprise announcement for a new augmented reality (AR) Minecraft experience c...
02:51, 05/07/2019

'Minecraft' wont get that huge graphics overhaul after all Minecraft's big Super Duper Graphics Pack is no more after two years of delays. Mojang has cancelled the visual overhaul after deciding that it was "too technically demanding" to implement. The developers "aren't happy" with the upgrade...
12:17, 08/13/2019

Telltale's Minecraft Currently Costs $700 On Xbox 360 (But You're Not Supposed To Buy It) If you really think about it, all video games—dazzling feats of technical mastery assembled over the course of countless man hours—are priceless. But if you think about it even harder, you probably still won’t want to pay $100 for a single episode of...
05:17, 06/19/2019

Play the original 'Minecraft' in your browser, for free Minecraft is celebrating its 10th birthday by making its Classic version easily playable on web browsers. You don't need to download any files to make it work, and you don't have to pay a cent for access. Since Classic was only the second p...
14:34, 05/09/2019

Minecraft to Get Ray Tracing Support for More Realistic Visuals Microsoft said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia's real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company's Minecraft video game players more realistic graphics on personal computers....
10:51, 08/19/2019

'Minecraft' has sold 176 million copies worldwide Microsoft announced that it has sold 176 million copies of Minecraft, quite a big hop over the 156 million figure they revealed just seven months ago. Despite more buzz around games like Fortnite, Microsoft has kept the game fresh with things like th...
17:51, 05/17/2019

Here’s why Minecraft: Story Mode episodes are $100 each on Xbox 360 right now Something strange is happening with Minecraft: Story Mode. The game is currently on the verge of disappearing, at least from digital storefronts, but it’s reappeared on the Xbox 360’s digital storefron, and at an insanely high markup? So what’s going...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Minecraft Classic can now be played for free in your web browser If you fancy a bit of retro gaming action, then you can now play the original Minecraft in a web browser – for free and without needing to install anything.To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the release of the immensely popular game, develop...
12:00, 05/08/2019

NVIDIA ray-tracing on 'Minecraft' looks surprisingly cool Minecraft's blocky world might be the last place you'd think would need more realism. However, NVIDIA and Microsoft have announced that they've done exactly that, bringing RTX ray-tracing powers to the ever-popular game. "In normal Min...
15:51, 08/19/2019

Two Years Later, Minecraft Still Doesn't Have Its Xbox One X Graphics Enhancements The Super Duper Graphics Pack for Minecraft was announced at E3 2017. Just over two years later, it’s still never been released, and there has been little news about the update’s progress....
01:17, 07/30/2019

There’s a new Minecraft game coming, and it’s played entirely in augmented reality You'll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends... [credit: Microsoft ] Microsoft may believe it has made augmente...
03:17, 05/18/2019

Minecraft's New 10th Anniversary Map Is Awesome And Hides A Few Secrets Minecraft is celebrating its 10th anniversary since it was first released, back in 2009. To pay tribute to this milestone, Mojang teamed up with Blockworks to create a massive map covering the entire history of the popular game. And for those who dig...
23:34, 05/11/2019

Five-Year Minecraft Game Ends With Shameful Death Streamer Phil “Philza” Watson had been playing the same Minecraft survivial game for five years—five years!—until he got cocky a few days ago and died in the most “fucking stupid” way....
12:34, 05/02/2019

The YouTuber Playing Through Every Version Of Minecraft Is Finally Back At It Five years ago, one YouTuber began a Minecraft Let’s Play unlike any other, one that spanned all the different versions of the game and examined how it changed over time. After a nearly three-year hiatus, it’s coming back, with a nifty trailer....
20:17, 09/10/2019

Minecraft Dungeons hands-on: A shameless Diablo clone—and better for it Enlarge / Gather some friends, kill some mobs, get some loot. (credit: Mojang / Xbox Game Studios) LOS ANGELES—The years between Diablo II and Diablo III were ripe with isometric, dungeon-action clones, all trying to feed gamers' next-gen hunger fo...
08:51, 06/13/2019

These Minecraft Wave Machines Are Extremely Satisfying To Watch Minecraft is a game that lets players create basically anything they want, assuming that player has the time to do it. It also has Redstone, a resource that allows players to move, power and manipulate blocks in various ways. Combine this with the pr...
09:00, 06/03/2019

After two years of delays, Minecraft’s visual upgrade has been canceled This gallery serves as a reminder of the Minecraft that could have been. It looked incredible. [credit: Mojang / Sam Machkovech ] After anno...
03:51, 08/13/2019

Minecraft Players Are Celebrating 10 Years With Cakes, Artwork And More Minecraft turns 10 this weekend and fans of the popular-blocky-game are celebrating this big milestone in various ways, like baking cakes in real life or sharing old stories and screenshots....
23:00, 05/19/2019

Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings and boards. Immersive Reader will dictate each word as it is highlighted, so users can follow along, a...
23:34, 06/20/2019

'Minecraft Dungeons' is a blocky, smash-and-slash adventure If you've been living under a rock since 2009, or just don't know anybody under the age of 15, you may not be aware that Minecraft is kind of a big deal. Like, "best selling videogame of all time," kind of a big deal. At E3 2019, the game&#...
15:34, 06/11/2019

Minecraft at 10: a decade of building things and changing lives As the blocky exploration game and creativity tool reaches its first decade, our games writer – and the father of someone on the autism spectrum – reflects on the impact it has hadHidden away somewhere in my attic is an old Xbox 360 that I’ll never t...
17:00, 05/18/2019

In A Few Weeks, Minecraft: Story Mode Will Be Impossible To Download In the aftermath of development studio Telltale’s closure, games like Tales From The Borderlands and Batman: The Telltale Series were delisted from major stores like Steam and GOG. Now, that hissing green creeper has finally come for Minecraft: Story...
21:51, 06/03/2019

Walmart to stop selling certain ammunition, asking customers to stop open carry in stores The move comes after "multiple cases'' where people entered various Walmarts with visible weapons, upsetting customers and employees.       ...
04:00, 09/04/2019

Trump Can't Stop Won't Stop Speculating About Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump half-heartedly walked back his tacit endorsement of the baseless conspiracy theory that Bill and Hillary Clinton were involved in accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein’s jailhouse death before fanning the flames on the conspirac...
23:18, 08/13/2019

Minecraft Marketplace June 2019: Woody can retire from Toy Story now It's time to look at the content that did well in the Minecraft Marketplace for June 2019. Toy Story was huge, but so are ottomans and futons.Read More...
01:35, 07/27/2019

Minecraft to get big lighting, shadow and color upgrades through Nvidia ray tracing Minecraft is getting a free update that brings much-improved lighting and color to the game’s blocky graphics using real-time ray tracing running on Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics hardware. The new look is a dramatic change in the atmospherics of ...
13:51, 08/19/2019

Microsoft, Nvidia team up for more realistic visuals on Minecraft game Microsoft Corp said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia Corp's real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company's Minecraft video game players more realistic graphics on personal computers....
11:17, 08/19/2019

Deputy sheriff arrested for cyberstalking teen he met playing Minecraft A deputy sheriff in Texas was arrested for cyberstalking a girl he met while playing Minecraft, a report said Sunday. Pasquale Salas — a deputy with the sheriff’s office in Matagorda County — was charged with sexual exploitation of a minor for ...
12:51, 08/05/2019

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carriages, female commuters in Japan are turning to technology to tackle molesters on packed rush-hour tra...
23:17, 05/22/2019

"Stop Supporting Terrorism, Else Will Stop River Water": Gadkari To Pak Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday warned Pakistan that India will not hesitate to stop water of rivers flowing to that country if Islamabad does not end its support to terrorism....
09:51, 05/09/2019

Minecraft creator Notch unwelcome at 10th anniversary due to online conduct Every Minecraft player's worst nightmare. (credit: Kyle Orland) Blocky sandbox game Minecraft is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and Microsoft is planning to celebrate with a press event at the Mojang studio in Stockholm on May 17. But ...
13:34, 05/02/2019

The Latest Minecraft Trend Has Fans Building Creepy, Giant Skeletons Over on the Minecraft subreddit, a new trend has popped up in the last week or so where players use in-game blocks to build giant skeletons. Some are designed to look like humans or giants, others are built to look like large, dead versions of Minecr...
00:17, 09/09/2019

E3 2019: These action games featuring Luigi, Keanu and Minecraft will be on your list Here are eight action games from E3 2019 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Windows PC, and upcoming streaming platform Google Stadia.       ...
19:17, 06/13/2019

Texas deputy sheriff charged with cyberstalking girl he met playing Minecraft when she was 12 A deputy sheriff from Texas has been charged with cyberstalking a girl he met playing the online computer game Minecraft. The girl was just 12.        ...
04:17, 08/02/2019

These action games featuring Luigi, Keanu Reeves and Minecraft will be on your list Here are eight action games from E3 2019 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Windows PC, and upcoming streaming platform Google Stadia.        ...
18:17, 06/17/2019

Microsoft teases Minecraft AR game for smartphones, full reveal coming this month It's hard not to try and copy the success of Pokemon GO when you have a game like Minecraft that's at least just as popular as Nintendo's propriety. It appears that Microsoft has just discovered another potential golden goose, an augmented reality ve...
20:51, 05/06/2019

When Pokémon Go 3-D The makers of “Detective Pikachu” had to work out how Psyduck’s oversize eyes fit in a small head, among many challenges. (And they stand by the title character’s fur.)...
19:34, 05/09/2019

Latest 'Minecraft' update means new blocks, better villages, and pillagers with crossbows Now a decade since its arrival, its 10th anniversary is this month, 'Minecraft' is still growing with the recent Villages & Pillage update.        ...
13:17, 05/18/2019

All You Need to Know About Pokemon: Detective Pikachu Pokemon: Detective Pikachu movie release date in India, review, cast, trailer, tickets on BookMyShow, and more - here's all you need to know about the first live-action Pokemon movie....
14:00, 05/03/2019

Ash Just Won A Pokémon League In The Anime Perennial loser Ash Ketchum is now a winner. In the most recent episode of the Pokémon Sun Moon anime, Ash broke his losing streak with a championship trophy....
00:34, 09/16/2019

'Pokémon Masters' is out for Android and iOS You no longer have to wonder how different Pokémon Masters is from the franchise's other games. The mobile title is now available for both Android and iOS devices just over a month after pre-registrations opened to the public. Poké...
08:17, 08/29/2019

'Pokémon Masters' is now open for pre-registration While the Pokémon Company and mobile game developer DeNA have yet to announce an exact date for their upcoming mobile game's release, they're at least showing signs that it'll soon arrive on your phone. They've now opened p...
23:00, 07/25/2019

The Internet Reacts To Pokémon Sleep At a press conference in Tokyo Tuesday, the Pokémon Company announced some unexpected Pokémon-related games and services, mostly on mobile devices. Pokémon Home is a cloud service that allows players to save and transfer their monsters. Great! There’...
21:34, 05/29/2019

Adidas Is Making Pokemon Sneakers Following on from their Game of Thrones tie-in, Adidas will soon be releasing a pair of sneakers based on Pokemon. Not Detective Pikachu, just regular ol’ Pokemon....
05:51, 05/07/2019

Why Pokémon Fans Are So Mad About Sword And Shield For a game series as long running as Pokémon, which debuted in 1996, it’s surprising how much goodwill many fans of the franchise still have as they enter their 30s and 40s. Nintendo and Game Freak continue to appeal to children new to the series as ...
03:34, 07/10/2019

$60,000 Pokemon Card Goes Missing In The Mail In August 2018, someone on eBay paid $60,000 for a very rare Pokemon card. It’s now almost a year later, the card still hasn’t arrived, and nobody knows where it’s got to....
06:51, 07/10/2019

Pokémon Sleep: are games really the best way to get more rest? The augmented-reality giant is promising to turn shuteye into entertainment but experts aren’t convinced about the gamification of sleep Having swept the world of augmented reality with Pokémon Go, Pikachu et al are about to augment the reality of ou...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Playing ‘Pokémon’ as a kid may have rewired your brain If you played Pokémon video games extensively as a kid, there's a good chance that a specific region of your brain gets fired up when you see the characters now. In a recent study, researchers from Stanford University showed test subjects...
02:34, 05/07/2019

You Can Now Have Official Pokemon Weddings In Japan ESCRIT, a Japanese company specialising in wedding ceremonies, recently teamed up with The Pokemon Company to start offering officially licensed Pokemon weddings. There are now some pictures of the first ceremony to be hold, and there is a lot to tak...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Pokemon GO support for Apple Watch gets the ax The folks at Niantic, developers of Pokemon GO, have always added support for new platforms and OSes when it was needed. The most recent announcement coming from the company does exactly the opposite though.It looks like Pokemon GO developer Niantic ...
01:34, 06/05/2019

Man Caught Playing Pokemon Go On Eight Phones In His Car You know how there’s a warning on Pokemon Go not to play the game while driving? This guy never got the memo, and when he is eventually sent it, needs it sent another seven times, just to be sure.Read more......
03:51, 08/16/2019

Pokémon Duel will go offline in October The Pokémon Company has announced that it will be shutting down its mobile strategy title, Pokémon Duel, on October 31 for both Android and iOS. First launched in 2017, Pokémon Duel was a somewhat unexpected free-to-play release t...
03:51, 07/28/2019

Pokemon's Ash finally becomes a master after 22 years When Ash Ketchum first hit our screens in 1997 in the global hit Pokemon, he says in the theme song: "I wanna be, the very best, like no one ever was."...
03:17, 09/17/2019

‘Pokemon Sword and Shield’ won’t actually allow you catch ’em all When Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield launch for the Nintendo Switch this fall, the number of Pokemon species in all of the games combined will total more than 1,000. That’s eight generations of Pocket Monsters over the past 23 years, but that ...
02:51, 06/18/2019

The Morning After: 'Pokémon Go' cheaters never prosper Over the weekend, cheaters never prosper as the creators of Pokémon Go sues a group of cheaters who used hacked apps to breeze through games. (Conveniently, we also run through the history of video-game cheating through the decades.) And, whil...
15:34, 06/17/2019

Pokémon Manholes Installed Across Japan Japanese cities and towns across the country have their own manhole designs. Each one is unique and reflects the local culture, history or beauty. Fittingly, the country now has Pokémon manholes....
18:17, 08/14/2019

My secret shame: I am (still) addicted to Pokémon Go Dominic Rushe has caught over 11,000 Pokémon, walked 1,841km in Poké-land, and doesn’t plan to stop anytime soonA thunderstorm is rolling towards Chicago’s Grant Park. The thousands of people gathered for the city’s third annual Pokémon Go Fest, alre...
07:51, 06/26/2019

People Are Still Obsessed With Pokemon And This Is Their World Cup At the annual Pokemon World Championships, held in a different city each year, approximately 1,500 players as young as 5 years old from nearly 50 countries competed in the card- and video-game......
07:51, 08/20/2019

Not All Pokémon Can Be Imported Into Sword and Shield Pokémon fans eager to see the previous seven generations of pocket monsters popping up in Pokémon Sword and Shield received disappointing news yesterday when producer Junichi Masuda announced that only Pokémon present in the new Galar region Pokédex ...
19:34, 06/12/2019

Immaculate Set Of Pokémon Cards Sells For $107,010 A complete set of first-edition Pokémon cards just sold for $107,010 on Goldin Auctions. But don’t worry—it’s extremely unlikely the card binder your mom threw out would have sold for anywhere near that....
21:19, 08/13/2019

Some of your Pokémon won't transfer to 'Sword' and 'Shield' Ever since 2003, you've had the option of importing your Pokémon critters into newer games, including across platforms thanks to Pokémon Home. However, GameFreak is about to end that run. As part of an E3 chat, producer Junichi Mas...
07:00, 06/12/2019

All the new ‘Pokemon’ games, apps, and services that were just revealed Pokemon has been one of the most recognizable brands on the planet for over two decades, but its profile somehow got even higher when Pokemon Go took the world by storm in 2016. Since that summer, The Pokemon Company has been pumping out Pokemon game...
15:51, 05/29/2019

Beautiful Paintings Of Pokemon's Kanto Region Games artist Simone Mändl has been doing a big series of paintings all about Pokemon. Specifically, the landscapes (and cityscapes) of the Kanto region....
05:00, 07/02/2019

Pokémon goes full-on fitness with new sleep tracker The Pokémon Company yesterday revealed it’d be releasing a new batch of software starring everyone’s favorite pocket monsters, including an app that turns your sleep into a game. No, that’s not a joke. The company revealed the new batch of hardware a...
08:00, 05/30/2019

The next big ‘Pokemon’ mobile game is out now for free on iOS and Android There were Pokemon games on mobile devices before Pokemon Go arrived, and several have been released in the years since, but none have had even a fraction of the impact as Niantic’s mega-hit. That might change this week, as DeNA and The Pokemon...
20:51, 08/30/2019

Pokémon Masters is coming to iOS and Android this month If Pokémon Sword and Shield are too far away and Pokémon Go just isn’t doing it for your love of lying on the sofa on rainy summer days then you may be glad to hear that Pokémon Masters finally has its release date.Announced ear...
13:17, 08/24/2019

It's The End Of A Generation At This Year's Pokémon World Championships At the 2019 Pokémon World Championships this weekend, trainers can choose any of the existing 807 known Pokémon to fight by their side. This is the last time they’ll be able to do so, at least in the near future....
00:51, 08/17/2019

‘Pokémon Go’ creators sue ‘hackers’ over illegal knockoffs Gotta catch ’em all —without getting caught. Niantic, the software development company behind “Pokémon Go” and upcoming “Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,” is suing a group it claims has created knockoff versions of the games...
04:17, 06/18/2019

Pokémon Sword and Shield Direct coming before E3 If you thought you were going to have to wait until E3 2019 for some new details on Pokémon Sword and Shield you were (probably quite happily) mistaken. Yes, despite the fact that one of the world’s biggest gaming conventions is only...
03:00, 05/28/2019

Just Norm MacDonald, having a Pokémon battle on his old sitcom The turn of the millennium was a heady time. There was the Y2K bug and a change in American presidents to worry about, Creed was a legitimate force in pop culture, and, most importantly, those damn kids couldn’t stop talking about their damn Pokémon....
19:34, 08/22/2019

In The Pokémon Anime, Get Ready For Ash's Crushing Defeat In the Pokémon Sun & Moon anime, the Alola League is getting underway. There is rampant speculation that this time, Ash is going to win. But don’t get your hopes up. It’s Ash after all....
14:17, 06/24/2019

That Time Nintendo Took the Game Boy (and Pokémon) Online When it comes to online play and digital distribution, Nintendo always seem two steps behind its competitors. But things weren’t always like this, at least in Japan....
04:17, 08/26/2019

Upcoming Pupperazzi Is Like Pokemon Snap With Dogs Pupperazzi was announced yesterday by indie studio Sundae Month and it looks to be a game where players will run around and just take photos of cute, cool and funny looking puppies. Sounds like we need to start game of the year discussions a bit earl...
22:51, 05/25/2019

Fans Can't Get Enough Of Pokémon Shield's Spooky New Gym Leader All of the new Gym Leader character designs for Pokémon Sword and Shield are great. One recently revealed Trainer, in particular, has been racking up the fan art. Say hello to Allister....
15:00, 07/09/2019

Here's how Gigantamaxing will work in Pokémon Sword and Shield Nintendo has dropped a new trailer for Pokémon Sword and Shield that reveals further details about the franchise's new Gigantamax battle mechanic.Previously we had heard of the Dynamax feature that allows Pokémon to become super-sized ...
16:34, 07/09/2019

Pokémon Masters is available on iOS and Android starting today If Pokémon Sword and Shield are too far away and Pokémon Go just isn’t doing it for your love of lying on the sofa on rainy summer days then you may be glad to hear that Pokémon Masters has finally arrived on iOS and Android.Lik...
16:51, 08/29/2019

New ‘Pokemon Sleep’ rewards players for snoozing “Gotta catch them Zs.” At a press conference in Tokyo this week, The Pokémon Company announced their latest installment to the Pokémon GO franchise, Pokémon Sleep. “What if you could continue training your Pokémon…even in your...
19:00, 05/29/2019

New Pokemon Games, Hardware & Services Announced At a press conference in Tokyo today, The Pokemon Company has taken to the stage and showed off a range of new games, services and hardware that are coming over the next year or so....
06:00, 05/29/2019

Pokémon Rumble Rush Is Heading To iOS And Android Back in 2017, The Pokémon Company announced Pokéland. Slated for iOS and Android, the game was to feature toy Pocket Monsters duking it out on various in-game islands. But the game went M.I.A. That is, until today....
22:51, 05/15/2019

Dynamaxing a corgi in ‘Pokémon Sword' and 'Shield’ Pokémon Sword and Shield, the series' first proper outing on the Switch, is shaking up a tried-and-tested formula. There's the dynamic weather system, which affects which Pokémon can spawn; the free camera, which will complete...
07:00, 06/12/2019

How The Website That Lets You Create Frankenstein Pokémon Came To Be Though Pokémon fusions have had a recent resurgence on websites like Tumblr, people have spliced Pokémon together for a while now. That’s how Alex Onsager, the man behind the Pokemon Fusion website, initially got the idea: by watching others fuse Pok...
18:00, 06/24/2019

'Pokémon Masters' is pitting old trainers against each other this summer Pokémon Masters is landing on iOS and Android sometime this summer, The Pokémon Company's chief Tsunekazu Ishihara has announced. Ishihara and the game's developers have also showed a new anime-style trailer and revealed more ...
17:34, 06/28/2019

I Have Several Issues With This Year's Halloween Pokémon Toys Pikachu as Mimikyu. Charmander as Cubone. Lucario and Celebi as live-action role-players. This year’s batch of special Halloween-themed “Pumpkin Parade” plushies from The Pokémon Company are adorable at first glance. But if you look closely, the cute...
23:51, 09/13/2019

Upgraded 'Pokémon Go' battles will have you swiping on the screen Niantic finally launched trainer battles on Pokémon Go late last year, giving you a way to take on friends or any other random players you come across. Now, the game developer has started rolling out an upgrade for the feature that'll hav...
10:51, 07/16/2019

Pokémon Go updates: all the news and rumors for what's coming next Pokémon Go: the world's first augmented reality app to become a household name. Niantic's mobile AR game is still going strong two years after it first released, with a constant drip of events and updates keeping budding trainers glued...
19:51, 04/30/2019

China's Tencent says to work with The Pokemon Co on new game China's Tencent Games said on Monday that its Timi Studio will work with The Pokemon Company, a firm partially owned by Japan's Nintendo, on developing a new game....
17:51, 07/22/2019

Pixel users can now take selfies with Pikachu and three other Pokemon The Google Pixel line uses Augmented Reality with its Playground feature to allow you to include what it calls Playmoji to appear in your photos and videos. These are AR stickers that are designed to interact with the user and each other. If you shoo...
07:51, 05/03/2019

Pokémon Go has been invaded by Team Rocket's monsters If you want to collect monsters commonly associated with the villainous Team Rocket, you may want to put on a pair of sneakers and play some Pokémon Go in the next few days. As part of the game's Team Rocket invasion, you'll spot mon...
10:00, 07/26/2019

Pokémon Go's Pokédex Expands Into The Unova Region While other Pokémon games trim down their collection of pocketable monsters, Niantic’s mobile Pokémon safari continues to expand. Critters from Pokémon Black & White’s Unova region have started showing up in Pokémon Go. Come to me, Tepig. Come to...
18:34, 09/17/2019

'Pokémon Go' players are getting 10 days of 'Detective Pikachu' events Pokémon used brand synergy. It's super effective! To celebrate Detective Pikachu hitting theaters on May 10th, Pokémon Go is getting a heap of new content. From May 7th to May 17th, players of the popular mobile game will find them...
02:34, 05/07/2019

Technology that changed us: The 2010s, from Amazon Echo to Pokémon Go In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad. (Previously: The 2000s)...
13:17, 06/28/2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Will Have Co-Op Raids (And Everything Else We Learned Today) Pokémon Sword and Shield, the long awaited new entry in the Pokémon franchise for Nintendo Switch, is coming out November 15th. Now we finally know more about the region of Galor, the Pokémon adventure that awaits you there, and the pocket monsters t...
19:17, 06/05/2019

New Pokemon mobile games, apps and services announced Today was a big day for Pokemon fans, as the Japanese company that owns the rights of the franchise has just revealed new Pokemon games, services, and apps that will be coming to mobile and Nintendo Switch. The newly announced Pokemon Home is a cloud...
06:34, 05/29/2019

Pokemon GO's best yearly event makes a return this month Last year, Pokemon GO kicked off a special event that soon became one of the most popular Niantic, the company behind the smash hit, has ever launched. The event called Adventure Week offered Trainers sweet rewards and the possibility to catch rare P...
18:51, 06/05/2019

'Pokémon Go' will drop Apple Watch support after July 1st If you're used to advancing your Pokémon Go game with an Apple Watch, you'll want to change your habits. Niantic is ending support for the Apple Watch after July 1st -- beyond that, you can't connect your watch to the creature-...
23:17, 06/01/2019

Nintendo's E3 will center on Pokémon, Zelda and Luigi's Mansion We already knew that Nintendo would be focusing on 2019 games at E3 this year (sorry, Metroid Prime fans). Today, the company has gone a step further and revealed the exact games that will be playable on the show floor: Pokémon Sword and Shiel...
16:17, 06/06/2019

Armored Mewtwo Is Coming To Pokemon GO On July 10th Mewtwo is coming back to Pokemon GO raids but will be sporting a new look. This armored version is based on Mewtwo’s appearance from the upcoming Pokemon anime film Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution....
20:00, 07/05/2019

Team Rocket Has Invaded Pokémon Go, But They Sure Are Hard To Track Down Pokémon Go players booted up the mobile game today to find the world invaded by the franchise’s original baddies, Team Rocket. In addition to taking over Pokéstops and challenging trainers to fights, the dastardly villains have also disrupted the loc...
01:51, 07/26/2019

Here’s How Detective Pikachu Brought Pokémon Into the Real World When the trailer for Detective Pikachu was released last fall, a debate emerged online over a seemingly trivial question: Does Pikachu have fur? While the cartoon version of the beloved Pokémon has a smooth exterior, the trailer for the live-...
23:17, 05/07/2019

Detective Pikachu is coming to Pokémon Go for a limited time only To celebrate the upcoming release of the Detective Pikachu film, The Pokémon Company International, in collaboration with Niantic, Inc., Warner Bros. Pictures, and Legendary Pictures, has announced a bunch of movie-inspired in-game activities an...
18:51, 05/07/2019

Pokémon manga e-books are available in schools and libraries worldwide Pokémon manga e-books are now available to public libraries and schools worldwide through OverDrive, Inc. Students and library patrons can visit overdrive.com to find a participating library. From there, you'll be able to download Pok&eac...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Pokémon fan? Playing the Gameboy games may have changed your brain Were you a big Pokémon fan growing up? Glued to your Gameboy as you hunted down the elusive Mewtwo? Then the way your brain works may have been influenced by your exposure to the pocket monsters.A study at Stanford University has shown that thos...
14:17, 05/07/2019

Team Rocket is now prepared to fight Pokémon Go trainers We hope you're prepared for trouble, because you can now fight Team Rocket grunts in Pokémon Go. Niantic has started rolling out the update it promised a week ago, adding dark-colored PokéStops with the Team Rocket logo at various ...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Exciting new Pokémon game just sounds like an app that tracks your sleep The success of Detective Pikachu has proven that there’s still a huge market for that electric mouse and all of his pocket monster friends, but there still won’t be another real Pokémon video game sequel until later this year. To make that wait a lit...
04:17, 05/29/2019

The next big Pokemon mobile game is coming to iOS and Android this summer Pokemon Go is clearly the biggest and most recognizable Pokemon game on mobile, but it’s far from the only one. In fact, there are about half a dozen other official Pokemon titles on the App Store and Google Play, including Pokemon Shuffle, Pok...
06:00, 06/28/2019

'Pokémon Sword and Shield' introduces new monsters and a Curry Dex When Pokémon Sword and Shield arrives on November 15th, it will come with new monsters and new features in tow. Nintendo of America has revealed two new creatures you can catch in the game: a ghost type one named Polteageist and a flying and w...
11:17, 09/05/2019

The Harry Potter Pokémon Go game is so ugly it's almost magic Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Pl...
10:17, 07/12/2019

New Pokemon mobile game coming to Android and iOS this summer Many have tried to clone Pokemon GO massive financial success, but no AR (augmented reality) mobile games managed to get nowhere near Niantic's smash hit in terms of revenue. The latest contender, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite made just 4% of the reven...
01:17, 06/28/2019

Pokémon Direct, Overwatch League and E3 Kick Off This Week This week we’re getting Pokémon details directly from Nintendo, as well as jumping back into the Overwatch League, rising from the ashes in X-Men, and kicking off E3 week on Saturday. Here’s your heads up about what’s making waves big and small this ...
20:17, 06/03/2019

Pokémon Masters hits 10 million downloads in four days Pokémon Masters has only been available on mobile for four days, but the battle-focused Pokémon game has already reached 10 milion downloads.Read More...
00:00, 09/04/2019

Detective Pikachu's Pokemon Designs Are Disgustingly Cute Stephen Molyneaux was one of the artists on Detective Pikachu, and his work—helping “translate the wonderful designs by Ken Sugimori into the real world”—is so cute I can barely look at it....
04:17, 05/23/2019

Craig Of The Creek Uses Pokémon As A Perfect Metaphor For Growing Up In “The Evolution of Craig” episode of Cartoon Network’s refreshingly pure animated series Craig of the Creek, our young hero struggles with the idea of growing up and the fear of transforming into a different, older person. With a tadpole taking the...
19:02, 09/12/2019

Nintendo reveals surprise new Pokemon mobile game With no great fanfare, a new mobile game called Pokemon Rumble Rush was announced this week. Rumble Rush is the latest in the Rumble series (called Pokemon Scramble in Japan), a lesser spin-off of the main Pokemon games that’s basically a beat-em-up ...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Indie Band Shows Their Pokémon Love In New Release Indie band Origami Angel’s upcoming EP, Gen 3, is packed with references to Pokémon. The limited edition cassette tapes, which have already sold out, feature art inspired by the franchise. Although the band’s guitarist and singer, Ryland Heagy, said ...
21:51, 05/20/2019

Nintendo announces new Pokemon game for Android and iOS devices As expected, Nintendo is bringing another Pokemon game to Android and iOS devices. The game is called Pokemon Rumble Rush and is already available for download if you have an Android device and live in Australia. Otherwise, you'll have to wait a litt...
06:34, 05/16/2019

Pokemon GO developer announces new little monsters are coming to the game It appears that Pokemon GO is still going strong three years after its official launch. Developer Niantic has done a great job keeping the game fresh enough to remain a blockbuster in an industry where success comes and goes like a falling star.When ...
08:51, 05/20/2019

Real-Life Pokémon Costume Inspires Leggy Fan Art Iwate Prefecture in Japan recently selected Geodude as its official supporter, with the Rock Pokémon doing its best to promote the region. In the Pokémon games and anime, Geodude does not have legs, but its real-world cosplaying counterpart does. Unl...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Pokemon GO drops support for older Android smartphones Niantic, developer of Pokemon GO smash hit, has just announced it will discontinue support for older Android smartphones after July 1, 2019. There's no reasoning behind the decision, so we can only guess that the numerous updates the team plans to de...
16:51, 06/19/2019

A mobile version of ‘Pokémon Rumble’ is coming to iOS and Android Yet another Pokémon game is coming to smartphones. Pokémon Rumble Rush appeared in Australia's Google Play store today, and according to EuroGamer, it's "coming soon" for iOS and Android....
17:34, 05/15/2019

The real enemy in Pokémon Sword and Shield? The gig economy Fans all the world over are eagerly awaiting the release of Pokémon Sword and Shield, the next mainline Pokémon game. If you thought you had to work hard to afford your Nintendo Switch console, though, spare a thought for those poor Pok...
16:17, 08/08/2019

'Pokémon Masters' brings old trainers together in one mobile game The Pokémon Company is working on another mobile game in addition to Sleep, which is designed to track your sleeping time to unlock new characters. It's called Pokémon Masters, and it will give you a way to fight alongside trainers...
12:51, 05/29/2019

'Pokémon Sword' and 'Shield' will have version-exclusive gyms If you've ever complained that the differences between Pokémon game editions were too small, relief might be in sight. When Pokémon Sword and Shield arrive in November, they'll include not just differences in the creature lin...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Niantic sues group of alleged 'Pokémon Go' cheaters It's not just multi-platform gaming giants suing cheaters. Niantic has sued members of Global++ for allegedly offering "unauthorized derivative" (read: hacked) versions of Pokémon Go, Ingress and even the still-in-beta Harry Potter: Wiza...
02:17, 06/17/2019

'Pokémon Masters' hits 10 million downloads in four days The latest Pokémon mobile game, Pokémon Masters, has been downloaded more than 10 million times, according to developer and publisher, DeNA. Moreover, the game achieved the feat in just four days, making it the second-fastest mobile gam...
13:00, 09/04/2019

Pokémon Home cloud service connects games across platforms In recent years, Pokémon games have made their way to mobile devices and Nintendo Switch. While that's great in terms of accessibility, The Pokémon Company had to conjure up a new way to make trading and moving monsters between pla...
08:34, 05/29/2019

Pokémon Sleep literally turns napping into a video game Ever get scared that everything in your life will one day be subsumed within the entertainment complex? Well, sleep those worries away with the next entry in the Pokémon universe, Pokémon Sleep: a game where you are somehow rewarded for sle...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Pokémon Sleep: game unveiled that 'turns sleeping into entertainment' After turning walking into a game, franchise now aims to ‘reward good sleep habits as part of a healthy lifestyle’The Pokémon Company has announced a new game in line with its hit Pokémon Go, called Pokémon Sleep, which aims to “turn sleeping into en...
10:17, 05/29/2019

Sensor Tower: Pokémon Masters makes $26 million in first week The new mobile Pokémon Masters made $26 million in its first week, according to mobile market analyst Sensor Tower. It is on iOS and Android.Read More...
23:51, 09/06/2019

Gotta catch 'em snores: Pokemon sleep app to launch next year Japan's the Pokemon Company said on Wednesday it was developing "Pokemon Sleep", a mobile app that tracks players' sleep and uses the data for gameplay, with a release date set for next year....
07:00, 05/29/2019

US Man Found Playing Pokemon Go On 8 Phones Inside Parked Car On Highway A man, who apparently wanted to "catch them all", was found by US authorities in a parked car on the side of the highway, playing online game Pokemon Go on eight smartphones....
04:00, 08/18/2019

'Detective Pikachu' can't solve the riddle of live-action Pokemon Everything worth seeing in "Pokemon Detective Pikachu" neatly fits in the coming-attractions trailer, leaving a pretty numbing additional 100 minutes of sound and furry. Those deeply invested in the franchise will likely find bits to like, but in ter...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Game Freak Makes Pokémon, Points Out Junichi Masuda Quick! Who has made the mainline Pokémon games? That’s right, Game Freak. But some people think the answer is Nintendo. According to Junichi Masuda, lots of people do....
13:00, 07/23/2019

Ash Ketchum finally claims Pokémon Master after two decades trying to catch 'em all In the 139th episode of "Pokémon the Series: Sun and Moon," Ash Ketchum finally "caught 'em all" and became a Pokémon Master.        ...
21:34, 09/16/2019

Pokémon Rumble Rush Is As Basic As Pocket Monster Battling Gets The mobile game formerly known as Pokéland and now called Pokémon Rumble Rush is out today for Australian Google Play users. While the rest of the world waits for the latest mobile Pokémon game to come their way, we nipped off to Aussie Android land ...
22:51, 05/15/2019

Pokémon Sword And Shield Director Says It's About 'Growing And Evolving'—For The Trainer, Too For Pokémon producer Junichi Masuda and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori, the spirit of Pokémon is all about metamorphosis....
00:51, 06/18/2019

Sensor Tower: Pokémon Masters is No. 1 for iPhone downloads in 27 countries Pokémon Masters launched today, and the mobile game has become a fast hit. The Pokémon app is already No. 1 for iPhone downloads in 27 countries.Read More...
03:17, 08/30/2019

Preorder Pokémon Sword or Shield With Prime, Get a $10 Amazon Credit Nope, you didn’t dream it, there really is a full-fledged set of Pokémon games coming to the Switch later this year, and Amazon’s offering a (increasingly rare) $10 preorder credit to Prime members on both the Sword and Shield editions....
01:00, 05/14/2019

Official Sword and Shield website teases a brand new Pokémon A brand new Pokémon is being teased for the upcoming Generation 8 titles Pokémon Sword and Shield, but at the moment it’s not entirely clear what that Pokémon is. On the official Pokémon Twitter it was posted that a br...
13:34, 09/14/2019

New Mobile Game Pokémon Masters Is More About People Than Pocket Monsters In Pokémon Masters, out today for iOS and Android, players recruit famous Pokémon trainers from throughout the series’ 23-year history, creating teams of three and battling through an adventure that feels more like the cartoon than any game that’s co...
18:51, 08/29/2019

The Pokemon Company Didn't Like That Lickitung Scene In Detective Pikachu Pokemon Detective Pikachu hit theaters this weekend and contains many CGI recreations of famous Pokemon creatures. Creating these digital animals was challenging and in a Time Magazine story, released earlier this week, the visual effects team behind...
23:17, 05/11/2019

How to Fix Pokemon Go's Latest Frame Rate Glitch on Some Android Phones According to a slew of Reddit posts and Twitter threads, the most recent Pokemon Go update (version 0.151.0) has reportedly introduced a bug that affects phones with higher refresh rates. Depending on your preferences, this could cause a noticeable d...
11:17, 08/29/2019

A Pokemon Go-Style Stranger Things Mobile Game Is in the Works Netflix and Next Games have announced a new free-to-play Stranger Things mobile game, which will be a "location-based RPG / puzzler" that sounds a bit like Pokemon Go....
07:51, 06/13/2019

Pokemon Sword & Shield Producer Says National Dex Will Not Be Expanded, Despite Controversy After weeks of fan outrage and anger, the producer of Pokemon Sword & Shield, Junichi Masuda, released a statement yesterday addressing the decision to not have all Pokemon move forward into Sword & Shield. The statement is fairly short and t...
22:51, 06/29/2019

Pokemon: Detective Pikachu Doesn't Deserve Ryan Reynolds In Pokemon: Detective Pikachu, the first-ever live-action Pokemon movie, a young man (Justice Smith) and a talking Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds) set off to solve a missing-persons case that has......
16:34, 05/10/2019

Trainers across the world celebrate after Ash Ketchum finally becomes a Pokemon Master TUCSON – After 22 years of traveling across the land and searching far and wide, the Pokemon trainer Ash Ketchum finally understands the power that’s inside – the forever 10-year-old is now a Pokemon Master. Since he befriended his ...
07:51, 09/17/2019

‘Pokemon Masters’ gameplay trailer gives us our best look yet at real-time battles While Pokemon Go continues to add new features and refresh old ones to keep people playing, no one would ever mistake the mobile smash hit for a traditional Pokemon title. The same may not be true of Pokemon Masters, which looks like it’s shapi...
06:17, 07/19/2019

‘Pokemon Go’ adds Team Rocket, better battles, and more in massive update One of the knocks on Pokemon Go when it launched, and one of the reasons many players lost interest, was its lack of traditional gameplay elements. There simply wasn’t much to do in terms of actual interaction outside of swiping on the screen t...
18:00, 07/16/2019

Pokemon Go: How to complete A Thousand-Year Slumber and catch Jirachi Pokemon Go players have been waiting anxiously for a new Mythical Pokemon to be added to the game, and just a few days ago, their patience finally paid off as the Generation 4 Mythical Pokemon Jirachi was introduced through a brand new Special Resear...
05:51, 08/23/2019

Square Enix's answer to 'Pokémon Go' is 'Dragon Quest Walk' Square Enix today announced its own AR exploration game in the style of Pokémon Go. Dragon Quest Walk will include challenges to visit real-world locations to complete quests and though the gameplay details aren't clear, the trailer highl...
17:34, 06/03/2019

Watch the ‘Pokemon Sword and Shield’ Direct live stream right here at 9AM A few months after unveiling the first ever main series Pokemon games developed exclusively for a home console, Nintendo is returning on Wednesday, June 5th at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET to share more details about the new games in a live-streamed Pokemon Dir...
21:17, 06/05/2019

Pokémon characters have their own pea-sized region in brain, study finds The first Pokémon game was released in 1996 for the Nintendo Game Boy. Detective Pikachu, the first live-action film inspired by the classic Nintendo game Pokémon, hits theaters on May 10. So it's timely that a new paper has just appeared in Nature...
20:17, 05/06/2019

Square Enix Announces Dragon Walk, Its Version Of Pokémon Go Today, Square Enix announced Dragon Walk, an augmented-reality game based on Dragon Quest that encourages players to get out and about. The Pokémon Go comparisons are inevitable....
10:51, 06/03/2019

Pokémon Sword and Shield arrive worldwide on November 15, 2019 Nintendo Switch has Pokémon games, but it doesn’t really have its own Pokémon games, not in the true sense. Pokémon Sword and Shield, coming November 15, 2019, will be the first real Pokémon games (don’t even mention Pokémon Let’s ...
17:51, 06/05/2019

Sensor Tower: Pokémon Go’s 2019 spending up 33% from first 4 months of 2018 Sensor Tower estimates Pokémon Go brought in $65 million worldwide in April, a 15 percent over what it made in April 2018, and $270 million for the year, up 33% from 2018.Read More...
22:34, 05/06/2019

The Internet Reacts To Today's Pokémon Sword And Shield News This morning we all learned more about Pokémon Sword and Shield, and also met my new child, Wooloo. The internet is as excited for new Pokémon as I am....
04:51, 06/06/2019

Adults who played ‘Pokemon’ on Gameboy have special ‘regions’ in brains Adults who played Pokémon as kids have specialized “Pokémon regions” in their brains that respond more to the digital characters compared to people who have never played the game, a new study revealed. University of Pennsylvania doctoral student Mich...
22:17, 05/07/2019

A rare Pokemon card that sold for $60,000 was lost in the mail last August Two Pokemon Trading Card Game enthusiasts found each other on eBay last year. One was selling the very rare Trainer No. 3, which the other agreed to buy for $60,000. So far, so good. However, the package was then sent via mail, and the card disappear...
21:17, 07/10/2019

‘Dragon Quest Walk’ turns ‘Pokemon Go’ into a full-scale RPG There have been multiple Pokemon Go clones in the years since the mobile phenomenon launched, but none have made a fraction of the impact as the original. Niantic’s next game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, has a chance to once again reach a wide...
07:17, 06/04/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield: It looks like more Nintendo Switch game news is coming in May Nintendo and Game Freak tend to stick to reliable schedules when revealing new games - and we're hoping that means we get more Pokemon information soon....
10:34, 05/07/2019

Pokémon Sword & Shield releases right between Star Wars and Death Stranding Nintendo today revealed more about its upcoming RPG, Pokémon Sword & Shield on today’s Direct presentation, including its release date. We now know the game’s release date, and it’s right in the November sweet spot, squished into a release window wit...
21:51, 06/05/2019

Harry Potter Wizards Unite: Pokémon Go for the Potterverse is released on Friday Everything you need to know about the next big augmented-reality game before its 21 June release dateHarry Potter: Wizards Unite will bring a little magic into the world tomorrow, as fans will be able to step into the world of the Boy Who Lived thank...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Watch: Trooper finds driver stopped on shoulder using eight phones for 'Pokemon Go' A Washington State Patrol trooper checking on what he thought was a disabled vehicle discovered the driver had pulled over to play "Pokemon Go" -- on eight phones....
19:17, 08/19/2019

‘Harry Potter’ mobile game from the makers of ‘Pokemon Go’ launches this Friday When Pokemon Go launched in 2016, it was a genuine phenomenon. You could hardly take ten steps outside before running into someone staring at their phone, attempting to catch a Pikachu. The fervor inevitably began to dissipate in the months that foll...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Netflix to launch a ‘Stranger Things’ game in the style of ‘Pokemon Go’ in 2020 Looking to capitalize on the mainstream success of Stranger Things, Netflix recently announced a new partnership with Next Games to develop a brand new Stranger Things video game. “Our core focus will be to deliver on Stranger Things’ ric...
08:34, 06/14/2019

Game Freak addresses fan response to Pokémon Sword and Shield Pokédex Pokémon Sword and Shield producer, Junichi Masuda, has issued a message to fans of the series, addressing the negative reaction to the recent news that the latest games won’t feature every single Pokémon.During E3 2019, it emerged th...
17:00, 06/29/2019

The Nintendo Switch Lite Is Getting A Lovely Pokémon Sword and Shield Edition If you’re able to hold off a few weeks on buying the new Nintendo Switch Lite when it releases September 20, you’ll have the chance to get a pretty slick version of Nintendo’s latest Switch: the Pokémon Sword and Shield-themed Zacian and Zamazenta ed...
16:34, 07/10/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield LEAK confirms more unannounced features for Switch RPG Nintendo and Game Freak has been teasing out new Pokemon information this week, and it looks like that means a previous leak is pretty much on the money - here's what you need to know....
09:17, 07/14/2019

Pokémon Sword and Shield: release date, trailers, news and features After releasing some of the best games in franchise history on the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo and Game Freak are finally ready to bring the main Pokémon games to the Nintendo Switch – the first of which are called Pokémon Sword and ...
18:17, 08/07/2019

Watch live: Nintendo Direct to showcase 'Pokemon,' 'Luigi's Mansion 3' Nintendo will live stream Wednesday a new Nintendo Direct presentation featuring new information on "Pokemon Sword" and "Shield" and "Luigi's Mansion 3."...
21:34, 09/04/2019

Kotaku Pokémon Sword And Shield Will Have Co-Op Raids (And Everything Else We Learned Today) | Gizmo Kotaku Pokémon Sword And Shield Will Have Co-Op Raids (And Everything Else We Learned Today) | Gizmodo YouTube: No, We Won’t Remove These Videos of Racist, Anti-Gay Harassment Because It’s Just ‘Debating’ | Jalopnik IndyCar Driver’s Withdrawal from O...
17:34, 06/05/2019

Vanessa Bayer is Pikachu, and other lessons from this effort to fit 151 Pokémon to SNL's entire cast If you’re a particular sort of Nerd Of A Certain Age, the number 151 carries a special totemic significance: Counting the enigmatic, buggy Mew, it’s the number of mostly-ferocious cartoon cockfight beasties populating the original Pokémon Red and Pok...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Detective Pikachu director Rob Letterman on bringing the world of Pokémon to life Pokémon: Detective Pikachu marks the first-ever live-action adaptation of the long-running media franchise, with a completely game Ryan Reynolds voicing the title character. Ahead of its release this Friday, we sat down with some of the cast and crew...
20:17, 05/06/2019

Pokémon Sword and Shield will place focus on the Switch's handheld mode We've not heard much in the way of details about the next generation of Pokémon games since Nintendo announced them in February.We do know that Pokémon Sword and Shield will be set in Britain and introduce a new generation of Poké...
16:34, 04/29/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Pokémon: The Power of Us - The Ani Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Pokémon: The Power of Us - The Ani-TAY Review • Spacemon: Frontier - A Pokémon TRPG - Chapter 49: Spirits of the Sands • TAY Retro: Atari 2600 - Activision “We Put You In The Game”[TV ...
17:34, 05/28/2019

Square Enix to launch its Pokemon GO mobile game competitor in 2019 Square Enix, a major Japanese game developer and publisher, has just announced that one of its most beloved franchises, Dragon Quest will be making its debut on mobile in the AR form. Augmented Reality has exploded following Pokemon GO's amazing succ...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Improves On What Makes Pokémon Go Great Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is the amount of game that I wanted Pokémon Go to be at launch. It’s polished, there’s lots of stuff to do, and it sometimes really makes you feel like you’re a wizard....
08:17, 06/21/2019

Pokémon Sword and Shield release date, trailers, and brand new features After releasing some of the best games in franchise history on the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo and Game Freak are finally ready to bring the main Pokémon games to the Nintendo Switch – the first of which are called Pokémon Sword and ...
08:17, 08/09/2019

New trailer for ‘Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution’ is full of Pokémon nostalgia More than twenty years after the release of the first Pokémon movie, the film is being reimagined with an all-new computer-generated release in Japan. The first trailer dropped at the start of this year, and now a second trailer shows more of....
21:17, 07/05/2019

‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ review: A surprise comedy caper that works While “Sonic the Hedgehog” fans fumed over the film treatment of their spiny pal — prompting director Jeff Fowler to redo Sonic’s toothsome look for his upcoming movie — “Pokémon” enthusiasts will adore the titular yellow cutie of “Pokémon Detective ...
20:51, 05/08/2019

Pokemon Centre set to open in London on Oct 18 to celebrate launch of Sword & Shield The Pokemon Company has announced that the UK will be getting its first-ever Pokemon Center later this year - here's everything you need to know about the upcoming pop-up....
14:51, 08/05/2019

Wands out: the Harry Potter mobile game from the makers of Pokemon Go is live Ready your wands, Potterheads: Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the free-to-play mobile game by Pokemon Go creator Niantic, is live on iOS and Android – at least in the US. The game was originally set for a worldwide release on Friday, June 2...
22:51, 06/20/2019

Wizards Unite is a bloated, slow, Harry Potter-ified Pokémon Go Here we are, on a quest to collect a bunch of magical detritus. Three years ago, Nintendo and Niantic released Pokémon Go, and the resulting game became an instant cultural phenomenon on hundreds of millions o...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Forget Pokemon Sword and Shield, two more amazing RPGs have just been confirmed for Switch Bandai Namco has announced it will be bringing two much-loved RPGs to Nintendo Switch and PC later this year, ahead of Pokemon 's mainline Switch debut. Here's what you need to know....
19:00, 07/08/2019

State trooper finds man pulled over on the highway playing Pokémon Go on eight different phones Maybe the hype behind Pokémon Go has subsided in your social sphere, but according to Forbes and app-centric news outlets, the app is currently pushing over $2.45 billion in revenue since its debut in 2016. Sure, the mental stimulation given by swipi...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Pokemon Go creators release Harry Potter mobile game Wizards Unite The creators of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go unleashed a new game on Thursday that features Harry Potter and other characters from the wizarding world made famous in best-selling books and blockbuster movies....
04:34, 06/21/2019

‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ couldn’t match the early success of ‘Pokemon Go’ After launching a day early in the US, the new AR-based mobile game from Niantic that draws from the magical world of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter does an admirable job of following up the company’s previous smash hit mobile game, Pokemon ...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Pokemon Masters: iOS, Android game gets first gameplay trailer, release date update The newest Pokemon game is almost here - and today we got a closer look at how it's going to play and what you'll be able to do on the mobile game. Here's what you need to know....
16:51, 07/18/2019

Pokémon Rumble Rush is an island-hopping, monster-capturing romp for iOS and Android The new mobile game has you exploring different islands in the Pokémon universe. You can collect new monsters through a simple battle system.Read More...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Shock: Pokedex trouble isn't only bad news for Nintendo Switch Nintendo Switch owners were looking forward to the Pokemon Sword and Switch release, but some more bad news has made fans even more frustrated with the next game in the series....
08:02, 07/06/2019

Pokémon T-Shirt Contest Winner Disqualified, Design Pulled From Upcoming Game Earlier this week, Japanese clothing company Uniqlo announced Chinese artist Li Wen Pei had won its UT Grand Prix contest for designing Pokémon T-shirts. He was set to win $10,000 and have his design featured in Pokémon Sword and Shield, set to come ...
22:17, 05/23/2019

Pokémon Masters hands-on — Trainer battles get real-time co-op play on iOS and Android DeNA and The Pokemon Company showed off Pokemon Masters, a new mobile game where players can battle each other with both Pokemon and their trainers.Read More...
17:17, 07/24/2019

Listen to the Original Voice of Ash Ketchum Congratulate Him on a Long-Awaited Pokémon League Win He’s finally bloody done it. Ash Ketchum, star of the Pokémon anime and perennial clutcher of defeat from the jaws of victory, is finally the winner of a Regional Pokémon League. The world of Pokémon fandom is rejoicing with him, including...himself?...
00:34, 09/16/2019

Pokemon Go News: Team Rocket, Armored Mewtwo and more coming to Android, iOS this month? It looks like Niantic could be due to add more features to evergreen real-world Pokemon hit, Pokemon Go. And things could be about to get more villainous than ever......
15:34, 07/07/2019

Sensor Tower — Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’s first day is slower than Pokémon Go’s debut Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launched yesterday for iOS and Android in the U.S. and UK, and Niantic's new game conjured about 400,000 installs.Read More...
03:00, 06/22/2019

'Pokemon,' 'Gears of War' and other nostalgic video games are a multi-billion-dollar business "Pokémon," "Final Fantasy," and "Gears of War" are about as different as video games can be, but what they share in common is surprising: They're more than a decade old and still producing new, exceedingly popular games....
02:17, 06/28/2019

Armoured Mewtwo Pokemon Go: Release time, Raid Counters, Moves, Stats, Max CP and more Niantic is adding Armored Mewtwo to Pokemon Go in a new update later today - here's everything you need to know about how to take on this newly armored Raid Boss...
21:34, 07/10/2019

Pokémon Masters Brings Real-Time Team Battles To Mobile This Summer Announced last month and due out on iOS and Android this summer, DeNA’s Pokémon Masters has players forming teams of famous Pokémon trainers and their partners for three-on-three battles on the artificial island of Pasio. Fresh details on the game hi...
19:17, 06/27/2019

ROM Hacking Website Removes Volunteer Staffer Who Took Down LGBT-Friendly Pokémon Hack Last Sunday, the popular ROM hacking resource website Romhacking.net rejected one fan’s Pokémon Crystal hack. While rejected hacks aren’t unusual, what was unusual was the reasoning. This fan hacked the game so that the Pokémon move “attract” worked ...
03:00, 05/03/2019

How the Team Behind Detective Pikachu Answered the Existential Questions Around the Movie's Strangest Pokémon Pokémon come in all shapes and sizes. Some are cute little sheep, some are giant bugs. Some are gods. Some are ghosts. Some are...your keys? They can get weird. Weird enough that one of the VFX teams behind the movie found themselves asking questions...
00:51, 05/31/2019

Pokémon Card Requiring Players To Speak Banned To Prevent Linguistic Confusion The Pokémon Company announced late yesterday that it’s banning one of the Pokémon trading card game’s newest cards at this year’s World Championship. That’s because this card introduces some potential language barrier issues between international pla...
23:17, 08/06/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Pokémon GO And The Power Of Commun Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Pokémon GO And The Power Of Community • My Journey To YouTube Partnership • Nisemonogatari Pt 2 Blu-Ray Review - In which Doctorkev is grateful he never trained in Dentistry [NSFW] • Q...
16:00, 06/06/2019

A Washington trooper saw a car on the side of the road. He found the driver playing Pokemon GO ... on 8 phones A Washington state trooper spotted a car pulled over on the side of a highway. The driver was playing Pokemon GO on eight phones.        ...
13:17, 08/16/2019

How the Pokémon Games (and Even Avengers: Infinity War) Influenced Detective Pikachu's Wild Climax Detective Pikachu is already a pretty weird movie—it’s a noir film for kids starring outlandish creatures, one of which wears an incredibly adorable deerstalker hat. But it takes an even weirder turn for its climactic third act. A turn that required ...
02:17, 06/01/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct? More Nintendo Switch information coming later this week Nintendo has announced that more information will be coming this week about Nintendo Switch's newest set of Pokemon RPGs: Pokemon Sword and Shield. Here's what ou need to know....
16:51, 08/05/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield: Fan-favourite gameplay feature CONFIRMED for Nintendo Switch RPG A new Pokemon gameplay feature has been confirmed thanks to a fairly unlikely source - here's everything you need to know about the latest Pokemon Sword/Shield updates....
13:34, 05/20/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Armoured Mewtwo rumour resurfaces following new movie release A new armoured version of Mewtwo has been revealed, and it's gotten Pokemon fans very intrigued as to what role this new legendary may play in the upcoming Nintendo Switch games....
17:00, 05/15/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield NEW TRAILER reveals New Galarian forms for Weezing and Zigzagoon A Nintendo Direct is revealing more information about Pokemon Sword and Shield later today, August 7 - and there are leaks that suggest what the presentation may contain. Here's what you need to know....
15:51, 08/07/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield: 31 NEW images for Nintendo's new Switch game, coming November 15 NINTENDO has revealed a ton of new Pokemon information today, including the release date - and we've pulled together some of the best screenshots from the trailer to show off the new game, revealing the best info....
01:51, 06/06/2019

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk about the other hit shows of the past two decades (“Aw, remember how good Breaking Bad was?”). No, when f...
23:17, 05/20/2019

Latest Pokémon Sword And Shield Trailer Reveals Villain Team And New Galarian Forms Fresh information about Pokémon Sword and Shield, shown this morning on the official Pokémon YouTube channel, tells more about the game’s cast. Alongside new monsters—including new Pikachu-adjacent creatures—there’s a quick look at some of the game’s...
20:17, 08/07/2019

8 Tips and Tricks for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, Where Pokémon Go Meets the Wizarding World Magic is on the loose, and it’s up to wizards to cover it up before muggles figure out what’s going on. Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is the latest mobile game from Niantic, the team behind Pokémon Go, where players venture out into ...
17:51, 07/02/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Leak: Huge Pokedex news reveals amazing new evolutions and more Game Freak and The Pokemon Company revealed more Pokemon news yesterday, but it appears the developer may have also let on more than it intended if a previous leak is to be believed....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Detective Pikachu's Justice Smith and Kathryn Newton talk about joining the Pokémon universe Pokémon: Detective Pikachu marks the first-ever live-action adaptation of the long-running media franchise, with a completely game Ryan Reynolds voicing the title character. Ahead of its release this Friday, we sat down with some of the cast and crew...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Watch: Ryan Reynolds releases 'Detective Pikachu' clip with epic Pokemon battles Ryan Reynolds posted on Twitter a new clip from his upcoming live-action "Pokemon" film "Detective Pikachu" that features the title character battling a Charizard....
14:51, 05/02/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Spacemon: A Pokemon Tabletop Story Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Spacemon: A Pokemon Tabletop Story: Frontier - Chapter 48: The Bounty Hunter • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Wasn’t Fun Until I Cheated • TAY Retro: Mattel - Mattel Electronics Christmas B...
15:34, 05/06/2019

Pokémon Detective Pikachu review – Ryan Reynolds grabs film by scruff of the neck The inspired casting of the Deadpool actor transforms this from an average Pokémon movie into fun family fareDetective Pikachu is undoubtedly the best movie ever made… about Pokémon. Nobody who sat through 1998’s awful Pokémon: The First Movie, any s...
05:51, 05/03/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Pokémon Detective Pikachu Solves T Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Pokémon Detective Pikachu Solves The Mystery Of Being A Good Video Game Movie • Bakemonogatari Pt 1 Review: In Which Doctorkev Worries He Has Started Something He Might Come To Regret ...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Look: Blake Lively displays baby bump at 'Pokemon Detective Pikachu' premiere with Ryan Reynolds Blake Lively displayed a baby bump at the New York premiere of "Pokemon Detective Pikachu" in Times Square, which she attended with her husband and the film's star, Ryan Reynolds....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Wiki: Release Date, Latest News and Leaks for new Switch Game Pokemon Sword and Shield is the next big role-playing video game developed by Game Freak and published by The Pokémon Company for the Nintendo Switch. Here's everything we know about the game so far....
15:17, 05/14/2019

'Pokemon Sword/Shield,' 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order' top fall game releases The fall video game season is here, bringing highly anticipated sequels, updated franchises and original titles that could set new industry standards....
21:51, 09/06/2019

Do you think there is life beyond Earth? Scientists searching the universe for aliens to conduct survey of the public for views on first contactScientists wrestling with the delicate issue of how to respond should humanity ever be contacted by an alien civilisation have hit on a radical ide...
10:17, 07/01/2019

Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? The Galaxy Fold still hasn’t gone on sale, and yet, it seems Samsung has caught a full-on case of foldable fever because based on a number of reports and rumors, Samsung might already have as many as three more foldable phones in the works.Read more...
20:17, 06/27/2019

This Is Hell on Earth While the White House and conservative media continue trying to spin the abhorrent conditions in migrant detention centers after a visit from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members of Congress, new reports shed further light on the dire cond...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Here’s how the Earth got so wet, according to scientists Water is essential for life on Earth and is one of our most precious natural resources. But considering how our planet formed, it is quite surprising how much water we still have. The Earth aggregated from a cloud of gas and dust – a protoplanetary d...
14:51, 05/09/2019

Planet Fitness Must Come Down to Earth Our third annual Summer Stock Picking Contest begins. Fast-growing gym chain Planet Fitness depends on a constant supply of flabby customers and is priced for unit growth that could take a hit in a downturn....
11:51, 08/12/2019

Most beautiful places on Earth The world's a spectacular place, full of hidden and overt beauty in every corner. But beauty's also subjective. It'd be impossible to get a unanimous decision on the most beautiful places around the world -- but we think this list is a good start to ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet Scientists have discovered a pair of temperate, Earth-sized exoplanet candidates around a nearby star, according to a new paper. What makes this planetary system stand out from all the others discovered in recent years is just how similar one of its ...
22:34, 06/19/2019

100 best places on Earth for 2020 Rough Guide has picked its 100 best places on Earth to visit in 2020, and the senior editor who oversees the list shares her personal wish list with CNN Travel....
15:17, 09/06/2019

What would the Earth be like without the Amazon rainforest? Fires that have been ravaging the Amazon rainforest have raised questions about whether the world could survive with a devastated Amazon.        ...
22:17, 08/28/2019

The most remote hotel on Earth Residents of Ittoqqortoormiit in Eastern Greenland are hoping this guest house will spark a fragile tourism industry in an isolated corner of the emptiest country on Earth....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? | Kotaku Valve Changes Steam Sale After Widespread Complaints From Developers And Players | Jalopnik I Have $200,000 to Spend on Something Faster Than My Audi RS7! What Car Should I Buy? | Skillet I’m You...
01:51, 06/28/2019

Can we protect Earth from asteroids? What should we do if at some point a giant asteroid or comet comes hurtling toward Earth? This week, experts in Maryland are discussing the dangers of meteorites and possible defense strategies....
18:17, 05/01/2019

When aliens spot Earth, what will they see? Researchers have made incredible advancements in the detection and study of exoplanets in recent years, spotting literally thousands of new planets and learning tantalizing details about them. Scientists can often tell how warm a planet’s surfa...
18:17, 08/25/2019

Earth might not be the best place for life after all In the ongoing search for worlds outside of our solar system, scientists often compare newly-discovered planets with our own as they offer educated guesses about their potential to support life. It makes sense since Earth is the only planet we know o...
22:17, 08/23/2019

GMC's new pickup focus: Luxury that's down to earth The customer feedback "really led to the way I describe AT4, and that's premium off-road," say GMC designer Carl Zipfel. "And it's something that really doesn't exist in the segment."...
20:17, 08/31/2019

San Francisco Has More Billionaires Per Capita Than Anywhere Else on Earth Have you ever been to billionaire’s row in San Francisco? It’s an exceptionally rich part of San Francisco filled with enormous tech wealth, the kind of place where you can make a living out of digging through the trash of the rich.Read more......
03:51, 05/10/2019

What Would Happen to Earth if our Moon Were Obliterated? One of the most fascinating things about the evolution of life on Earth is its connection to the sky above. Only under the most precise conditions could tiny molecules have burst forth into life, and those conditions would not have been the same if o...
03:51, 08/02/2019

'The Man Who Fell to Earth' will get a TV remake on CBS All Access CBS is continuing its habit of reviving classic franchises as streaming shows. The broadcaster has ordered a series version of The Man Who Fell to Earth based on both Walter Tevis' novel and the legendary movie starring David Bowie. The premis...
02:17, 08/03/2019

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offen...
01:34, 07/02/2019

Richest Man on Earth Wants to Do Space Colonies This is the richest man in the world. The market has assigned Jeff Bezos a value of more than everyone else ever. And this is what he spends his time dreaming up....
02:51, 05/10/2019

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere Else on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire c...
22:51, 08/31/2019

It's Hard to Believe How Close This Asteroid Is Going to Get to Earth While space agencies simulate an asteroid impact this week at the 2019 Planetary Defense Conference, there’s a real asteroid they’re monitoring that will make a close appearance in just 10 years.Read more......
20:17, 05/01/2019

Mar-a-Lago Is the Least Secure Place on Earth Last November, a college freshman illegally gained entry to President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, sometimes called the “Winter White House,” WPTV reports. The man, a University of Wisconsin freshman named Mark Slattery Lindblom, pleaded guilty to ente...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Amazing photos of what Earth looks like from other planets The Earth is beautiful in its own right but seeing it from the perspective of other planets is next level!        ...
16:34, 05/30/2019

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire c...
23:51, 09/01/2019

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks ahead to the future of manned spaceflight, we look back at how, in 1969, mankind viewed that giant le...
16:18, 07/06/2019

Where on Earth Did All the Lexus RX300s Vanish To? In the year 2000, my mother traded in the family’s much-despised Audi A6 wagon (the thing was in the shop every month for some electrical gremlin or another) for a Lexus RX300. Ours was white, not champagne, and today I found myself thinking about wh...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Half the Earth's oceans may have come from asteroids Arizona State University recently found water in fragments of an asteroid known as Itokawa, a finding that suggests as much as half the Earth's ocean water originally came from asteroids....
21:34, 05/02/2019

Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth Bad news on the climate should lead neither to despair nor unfounded optimism. Instead, we need to roll up our sleeves and prepare for life on a drastically changing planet...
18:34, 04/28/2019

The beloved iced tea that only comes from one place on Earth South African brand BOS has achieved international success making iced tea from rooibos, a traditional remedy plant that only grows in one place on Earth....
09:17, 06/05/2019

How to Track the LightSail 2 as It 'Sails' Around Earth Last week, the LightSail 2 officially made its first contact with Earth. The solar-powered spacecraft will be sailing around Earth’s orbit for the next year, all part of a mission to prove that solar sailing is a viable mode of space exploration....
20:51, 07/06/2019

LightSail 2 has used sunlight alone to steer around Earth The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has fulfilled its mission, demonstrating controlled solar sailing in orbit around Earth for the first time...
15:51, 08/01/2019

Just How Big Is Bag End? Let These Middle-earth Cross Sections Lay It Out Bag End, the home of both Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, is where The Lord of the Rings Saga begins and ends. It’s there the dwarves come to meet about traveling to the Lonely Mountain and where Samwise Gamgee settled after the Baggins leave Middle-earth. ...
03:34, 07/26/2019

Why the tech gods are coming down to earth As Apple boss Tim Cook steps into the breach with a donation for the Amazon and Google puts climate change at the top of the agenda, Silicon CEOs are getting political, says Philip Delves Broughton...
17:34, 09/04/2019

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
19:00, 05/23/2019

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying towards Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
17:00, 09/17/2019

If Silicon Valley were a country, it would be among the richest on Earth With $128,308 per capita in annual gross domestic product, Silicon Valley residents out-produce almost every nation on the planetWere it real, the Sultanate of Silicon Valley would be among the world’s richest countries.Cranking out $128,308 per capi...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Why Low-Earth Orbit Satellites Are the New Space Race Elon Musk made headlines in 2018 when he launched his old car toward Mars aboard one of his Space Exploration Technologies Corp. rockets. He got less attention in May for his first step toward a potentially far more lucrative venture, when SpaceX lau...
12:17, 08/09/2019

Easy 'Nudges' Aren't Enough to Save the Earth We all love to do our part to fix big problems, especially when our part is something easy and feel-good. But nudges can backfire, leading us to believe that our small actions were basically good enough when they’re not....
23:51, 05/23/2019

We’ve surrounded the Earth with surveillance satellites, but who is that good for? It was only on the fourth orbit, when the spacecraft’s orientation had changed, that they had the vision for which their mission will always be remembered. Shortly after they had swept from night to day, a bright, colorful complexity came past the li...
13:00, 07/20/2019

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were mistaken....
21:51, 06/06/2019

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the gas gia...
23:17, 06/06/2019

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetolog...
20:34, 05/23/2019

Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said that he was launching a new foundation that would harness robotics and nanotechnology to clean up the pl...
12:34, 06/05/2019

Sand on Mars moves in ways not seen on Earth A University of Arizona team created the most detailed analysis of sand movement on Mars with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, finding it’s out of this world.        ...
20:34, 05/23/2019

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star and its exoplanet, the IAU announced yesterday.Read more......
03:00, 06/08/2019

World marks earliest 'Earth Overshoot Day' By the end of Monday, humanity's allotment of natural resources for 2019 will be all used up, according to a report. Over the past 20 years, Earth Overshoot Day has moved up three months to July 29....
00:17, 07/30/2019

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger body orbited by a smaller one separated by about 1...
23:17, 06/04/2019

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see ...
12:34, 06/13/2019

Jupiter's moons will be visible from Earth this month: Here's what you need to know The largest planet in the solar system will be on full display in June – and stargazers won’t need a high-powered telescope to get a good view, NASA said last week....
02:51, 06/07/2019

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
09:17, 06/19/2019

A huge asteroid hurtling toward Earth will fly by us next month Some astronomers have suggested that Earth is overdue for a large asteroid impact, and that we’re living on borrowed time until we can shore up our planetary defenses to protect us from a true “planet-killer” space rock. With a pote...
11:17, 08/23/2019

The Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has One of the Most Terrifying Smiles on Earth Scientists have shined a light on one of the creepier denizens of the deep sea, a pitch-black creature that can turn itself into a living lamp called the dragonfish. New research helps explain one of the dragonfish’s more disturbing qualities: its re...
08:00, 06/06/2019

Let’s sort the Earth out first before reaching for other planets | Letters Readers respond to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and the future of space explorationMy husband and I felt a little discombobulated when we read “The moon was once a frontier. But new worlds now beckon” (Journal, 20 July).On the TV and in ...
19:34, 07/21/2019

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
21:51, 04/28/2019

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spen...
08:51, 06/05/2019

The greatest threat to life on Earth may come from space Asteroids and space debris could wreak untold devastation on the planetNext year, Nasa will launch what all involved hope will be the most impactful space mission to date. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (Dart) is designed to smash headlong into...
19:17, 08/31/2019

Earth may be partly made of rocks from elsewhere in the galaxy We’ve only seen one interstellar object, a rock called ‘Oumuamua that passed by in 2017, but they may be crucial to speeding up the planet-building process...
21:51, 04/28/2019

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
11:00, 06/18/2019

What If An Asteroid Was About To Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per second, 57 million kilometers from Earth....
07:34, 04/30/2019

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to its expansive oceans. Now a new study theorizes that Earth's water may have been carried to our plane...
21:34, 05/28/2019

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if it begins to act out. Solar flares — energetic outbursts which are often paired with mass eje...
18:51, 06/12/2019

Learn More About Earth's Ecology and Weather With NOAA's New App The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a scientific government agency that focuses on the conditions of things like our oceans and waterways as well as Earth’s atmosphere....
08:00, 08/11/2019

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 QV89. The rock, which was discovered in 2006, was ...
20:51, 08/15/2019

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another star in 2014...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more th...
14:17, 06/14/2019

The ISS' spherical robot helper has returned to Earth Humans are one step closer to having robot assistants in space. The IBM- and Airbus-made CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) robot returned to Earth on August 27th after successful testing aboard the International Space Station. The spherical...
07:34, 09/02/2019

LightSail 2 sends its first signals back to Earth So far, it's been smooth sailing for the LightSail 2. The solar spacecraft is orbiting on its own after being delivered to space last week aboard Space X's Falcon Heavy. The mission team of the Planetary Society confirmed on Wednesday that ...
15:51, 07/05/2019

There Is Nothing on Earth We Want to See Less Than Jerry Falwell Jr.'s 'Personal' Photos Former Trump lawyer and current prison inmate Michael Cohen said in a recording earlier this year that he helped conservative scumbag Jerry Falwell Jr. cover up “personal” photographs of the sort that would generally be kept “between husband and wife...
11:00, 05/08/2019

A sky-scraper-sized asteroid will fly by Earth in September NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies says colossal asteroid 2000 QW7 will zip by Earth in September going 14,361 mph.        ...
20:34, 09/05/2019

Earth's magnetic poles probably won't flip within our lifetime Contrary to recent reports, new research suggests the next reversal of Earth’s magnetic pole won’t happen in a human lifetime and could take tens of thousands of years...
22:17, 08/07/2019

Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists Contenders for prizes in the competition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society. The photographs will be displayed at the RGS, London, from 6 July-22 August Continue reading......
09:00, 06/25/2019

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The space rock, which had a very, very tiny chance of posing a threat to Earth, has been under close obs...
20:34, 07/17/2019

Could you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsCould you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? There is no sovereignty up the...
15:51, 08/06/2019

Earth As Seen By Chandrayaan 2: ISRO Releases First Set Of Pics Indian space agency ISRO has released a set of four stunning images of Earth that were taken by Chandrayaan 2 between 10.58 pm and 11.07 pm yesterday, and were snapped with the LI4 camera onboard...
11:51, 08/04/2019

Did a Jurassic magma plume burst through the Earth? About 180 million years ago, when dinosaurs still roamed the planet, a giant plume of molten rock may have punched its way through Earth, knocking the continents aside and incinerating everything in its path....
04:34, 09/05/2019

US and Europe team up to protect Earth from asteroids Asteroids can pose a big risk if they were to collide with Earth. NASA and the European Space Agency have set up a mission to try to protect the planet from such impacts....
22:34, 09/04/2019

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying toward Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
20:51, 09/11/2019

Planet Earth has 9 safety limits and we’ve already exceeded 4 of them A decade ago, Johan Rockström identified the limits to Earth's life support systems. From chemical pollution to climate change, we're veering into the danger zone - so why is he (cautiously) optimistic about the future?...
06:34, 09/14/2019

Earth is still rumbling, but worst should be over for California quakes The Mojave Desert shuddered and rumbled Sunday, but experts tried to ease fears that another massive quake would soon slam south-central California.        ...
02:34, 07/08/2019

CBS All Access announces The Man Who Fell To Earth series Director Nicolas Roeg’s the Man Who Fell To Earth from 1976 isn’t a perfect film, but it is a David Bowie film. That alone has made it worthy of being reexamined in the decades since, both critically and artistically, with the film now regarded as a ...
07:17, 08/02/2019

‘God of Chaos’ asteroid to buzz Earth in 2029 A 1,110-foot-wide asteroid named for the Egyptian god of chaos will fly past Earth in 2029 within the distance of some orbiting spacecraft, according to reports. The asteroid, 99942 Apophis, will come within 19,000 miles of Earth on April 13, a decad...
15:00, 05/02/2019

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Children’s Art Answers the Question: What Will Earth Look Like in 30 Years? “We humans need to do better.” That’s the sentiment Nahzeer Sandets, 12, shared in response to the question above. His drawing illustrates his bleak outlook on earth’s future, and he’s not alone—the environment, th...
12:51, 09/13/2019

Mars may have hosted life before Earth: study A new study suggests that life may have existed on Mars hundreds of millions of years prior to its emergence on Earth. The Red Planet may have been ripe for life as early as 4.48 billion years ago, after “life-inhibiting meteorites stopped stri...
04:17, 06/27/2019

July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth It’s official: July 2019 was the warmest month worldwide on record, narrowing beating July 2016, a European climate agency announced on Monday. Global temperatures last month eclipsed those in July 2016 by 0.07 degrees and were 1.01 degrees hotter th...
18:51, 08/05/2019

Here’s how we can change the Earth’s orbit to escape the expanding sun In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding sun – and prevent a collision with Jupiter. The scenario ma...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Continents on early Earth rose from the sea, then disappeared According to a new model, Earth's first continents emerged much earlier than previously thought. After emerging from the planet's primordial oceans, the continents disappeared without a trace....
08:00, 07/02/2019

The coldest places on Earth in the dead of summer Yes, it’s hot out there, but not everywhere. There are plenty of places in the world where you need a sweater and gloves, even in summer.       ...
03:17, 08/01/2019

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries about Earth that have eluded scientists since astronauts first stepped foot on its surface a half centu...
14:00, 07/15/2019

EU nations are living far beyond the Earth's means: report The European Union's 28 countries consume the Earth's resources faster than they can be renewed and none of them has sustainable consumption policies, a report released on Thursday said, as EU leaders met to discuss priorities for the next five years...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Spring cleaning: Tidy up your tech before Earth Month is over Since e-waste is the world's fastest-growing trash stream and April is Earth Month, there’s a renewed responsibility to declutter your e-clutter.        ...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Humanity's Next Test: Feed 10 Billion Without Ruining Earth Experts Friday began negotiating the most comprehensive scientific assessment ever of the role the land we live off plays in climate change, expected to highlight the stark choices humanity faces to......
19:51, 08/02/2019

Earth is a living system and humans will decide whether it thrives A conference celebrating James Lovelock, the scientist who formulated the Gaia hypothesis, saw researchers questioning the future of our living planet...
21:51, 08/03/2019

NASA and ESA will team up to deflect Earth-bound asteroids If humanity is going to stop dangerous asteroids, countries will likely have to work together -- thankfully, that might just happen. NASA and ESA teams are meeting in Rome next week to discuss progress on on the Asteroid Impact Deflection Assessment...
13:00, 09/04/2019

Thousands Of Earth's Toughest Creatures May Now Be Living On Moon There might be life on the Moon after all: thousands of virtually indestructible creatures that can withstand extreme radiation, sizzling heat, the coldest temperatures of the universe, and decades......
08:51, 08/07/2019

Interstellar dust from ancient supernova found on Earth Cosmic dust found in Antarctic snow was likely birthed in a distant supernova millions of years ago. The dust's interstellar journey eventually brought the material to Earth, where scientists discovered the ancient grains....
14:51, 08/15/2019

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest known fungus on Earth, scientists say.The minuscule organis...
23:17, 05/22/2019

The Authority is Earth’s last hope in this The Wild Storm #23 exclusive The Wild Storm is rapidly approaching its conclusion, and the book’s final chapters have introduced a new third party to disrupt the intensifying war between covert organizations IO and Skywatch. Warren Ellis and Jon Davis-Hunt have been building to ...
20:17, 05/28/2019

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.       ...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Why alien civilizations might be taking their time to visit Earth Our Milky Way galaxy could be filled with alien civilizations, a new study claims, but we don’t know because they haven’t stopped by Earth for a visit in millions of years. According to a study published last month in The Astronomical Jou...
06:34, 09/10/2019

Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible, study says There's been a notable increase in recent weeks about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space rocks actually made life possible on the Blue Planet....
20:17, 08/14/2019

Hordes of Earth's Toughest Creatures May Now Be Living on Moon There might be life on the Moon after all: thousands of virtually indestructible creatures that can withstand extreme radiation, sizzling heat, and the coldest temperatures of the universe....
20:17, 08/07/2019

Valedictorian delivers scorched-earth graduation speech A California valedictorian delivered a scorched-earth graduation speech in which she thanked her guidance counselor for having “absolutely no role in my achievements” and a teacher who was “regularly intoxicated during class.”...
23:00, 06/13/2019

A huge asteroid will squeak by Earth in 2029, and you’ll be able to see it without a telescope Roughly a decade from now, a rather sizable space rock is going to have a very close encounter with Earth — on Friday the 13th, no less. On April 13th, 2029, the asteroid known as Apophis will pass by Earth at a distance of just 19,000 miles. F...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Nuking asteroids could save the Earth — but we need to make it legal first The schlocky 1998 Bruce Willis movie Armageddon was the highest grossing film of that year. The blockbuster saw a master oil driller (Willis) and an unlikely crew of misfits place a nuclear bomb inside a giant asteroid heading for Earth, blow it up –...
20:17, 05/12/2019

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as asteroid 2006 QV89, the space rock, which has a diameter...
23:51, 06/06/2019

The moon’s violent birth may have given Earth the ingredients of life We think the moon formed when a Mars-sized object crashed into the young Earth. The same object could also have brought the carbon and other elements we need for life...
21:51, 04/28/2019

New models show that the earth is warming faster than first thought Scientists have made no secret of the extreme challenges posed by climate change, with the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) repeatedly stressing the importance of keeping global warming below two degrees. But now it seems the situati...
19:51, 09/17/2019

Life in the fastest warming place on earth - podcast In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C since 1971, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. India Rakusen and Jon Watts travel to Svalbard to find out how the island is coping with the effects of global heating. And...
05:34, 07/02/2019

NY’s Earth Day ‘trash blitz’ hauled in 8,600 bags of garbage ALBANY, N.Y. — State officials say last month’s Earth Day “trash blitz” conducted by transportation department employees resulted in thousands of bags of garbage being picked up along New York roads and highways. Department of Trans...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Forget sharks — mosquitoes are the deadliest maneaters on earth If we were rational creatures, we would fear our back yards more than our beaches. Though oceans contain real-life monsters like the great white, our lawns and parks are home to humankind’s deadliest foe: the ubiquitous mosquito. “Harvester of human ...
05:51, 08/04/2019

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story published on Monday, the government isn’t just preparing to stand by as the worst of climate catastrop...
16:51, 05/28/2019

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as part of its trade war with the Trump administration....
18:17, 05/29/2019

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals, and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a raft of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements l...
15:00, 05/29/2019

AI for Earth: How Microsoft is using Azure to build a more sustainable world Microsoft's Azure machine learning tech is being put to good use in a grant program designed to give computing resources to scientists working on environmental sustainability programs....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Alien planets could be better suited for life than Earth: study Earth's oceans have made it the perfect environment for biodiversity, but a new study suggests that it may not have the best conditions in the galaxy....
03:51, 08/27/2019

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thursday, April 19, 2012. (credit: Goh Seng Chong/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, two rare-ear...
16:34, 05/26/2019

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved big brains...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Rocky, Earth-sized exoplanet is missing an atmosphere Astronomers at MIT, Harvard University, and elsewhere have searched a rocky, Earth-sized exoplanet for signs of an atmosphere — and found none. Atmospheres have previously been detected on planets much larger than our own, including several hot-Ju...
08:17, 08/20/2019

Behind the scenes at Earth’s most beautiful rocket launch site Enlarge / Whatever angle you'd prefer, New Zealand offers some pretty good views... (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) MAHIA PENINSULA, New Zealand—Not a blade of grass longer than the rest, a red “Remove Before Flight” tag unchecked, or a single Kiwi (be i...
14:51, 08/25/2019

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about it...
09:51, 05/24/2019

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of years...
18:17, 05/24/2019

The secrets of how sharks survived so many of Earth's mass extinctions Vegetarianism and liking underwater volcanoes have helped sharks survive for half a billion years. But can they use their skills to cope with climate change?...
18:34, 06/28/2019

Earth’s future is being written in fast-melting Greenland Scientists studying the melting of the ice in Greenland this summer are finding themselves working in shirtsleeve weather without the need for gloves...
23:34, 08/20/2019

Don't panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos If you read a book painting the very worst-case scenarios about what global warming means for human life you could easily panic. Here’s why you shouldn’t...
18:34, 04/28/2019

A Startup Says It Can Automate Perfect Weed Even as the Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a solution to growing herbs and marijuana in the age of cl...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Google Wants to Use AI to Track Pollution from Every Power Plant on Earth Satellites are our eyes in the sky or, er, in space. Now, a coalition of groups is turning to satellites and AI technology to help monitor emissions from all the world’s power plants. Read more......
21:34, 05/10/2019

We could use Earth's atmosphere as a giant lens for a space telescope A space telescope could use the whole Earth as a lens by capturing light deflected off the atmosphere to help us search for signs of life on exoplanets...
15:17, 08/06/2019

BBC climate doc adviser: Earth is sending us really powerful messages Chris Rapley, scientific advisor on the BBC's new climate change documentary, talks rising temperatures, hammering home the message, and David Attenborough...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Look up! Saturn reaches closest point to Earth Tuesday GettyImages KBJR – Move over Jupiter, it’s time to let Saturn shine! Earth will be right in between Saturn and the Sun, and Saturn will be at its closest point to Earth for the year. In the planetary scale, close is still pretty far away, with ...
21:51, 07/09/2019

Humans Dominated Earth Earlier Than Previously Thought Archaeologists worldwide pooled their knowledge of past land use — and pushed back the date when human farming and other practices began altering the planet....
19:17, 08/30/2019

Scientists Are Mapping the Industrial Hums That Travel Through the Earth Across the U.S., industrial machinery creates a constant underground hum that sends vibrations through the surface of the Earth. Scientists are now mapping that subterranean humming.Read more......
22:51, 04/30/2019

Earth’s Food Supply Is Under Threat. These Fixes Would Go a Long Way. The food production system accounts for up to a third of greenhouse gas emissions. But if agriculture is done right, experts say, it can actually be a climate change solution....
01:00, 08/10/2019

A surprisingly large asteroid just sneaked up on Earth, and the Sun is to blame Thanks to powerful telescopes that can detect large objects at extreme distances, we earthlings have a pretty good idea of the space rocks that pose threats to Earth. However, every once in a while nature reminds us that it still has some potentially...
09:34, 07/27/2019

Meet ‘Mr. Earth Day,’ the Man Who Helped Organize the Annual Observance Nearly 50 years after 20 million Americans participated in the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, more than 190 countries mark the annual day for raising awareness of environmental causes. And the stakes only grow as the years go by. Though Earth Day...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Do You Remember? The Message in Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September' The 21st day has special significance in the 1978 hit inspired by the group’s founder Maurice White. And that famous refrain is really just ‘ba-dee-ya.’...
16:34, 09/03/2019

Scientists think light and noise from Earth could attract aliens Since the first use of electric lamps in the 19th century, society hasn’t looked back. Homes and streets are lit at all hours so that people can go about their business when they’d once have been asleep. Besides the obvious benefits to societies and ...
15:34, 08/10/2019

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth Colombia is home to more birds, amphibians and butterflies than anywhere else. Human conflict preserved them – and in peace they now face new threats...
18:34, 04/28/2019

3 astronauts head to Earth from International Space Station MOSCOW (AP) — A Soyuz spacecraft carrying astronauts from Canada, Russia and the United States has undocked from the International Space Station and is headed back to Earth. The Soyuz separated without incident from the orbiting laboratory at 2325 GM...
02:00, 06/25/2019

The ancestor of all creatures on Earth lived a lukewarm lifestyle We thought that the Last Universal Common Ancestor of all living things was adapted to live in scorching heat, but a new study suggests it was missing a key gene...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Nearby 'Super-Earth' may be habitable, NASA suggests NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has made several discoveries in recent days, including a planet with three suns and a sun with three planets. But the latest discovery may be the most surprising of all — an alien planet that is potentiall...
05:17, 08/02/2019

DNA Sequencing Microchip Could Detect Earth-Like Life on Mars Conditions on Mars are harsh. Its atmosphere is made up mostly of carbon dioxide and is 100 times thinner than Earth’s. Temperatures on the surface can plummet to minus-126 degrees Celsius. But the environment below the Martian surface may be similar...
23:00, 06/19/2019

Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next In what feels like it’s becoming a regular ritual in self-flagellation, scientists have released a new special report documenting the perilous state of our planet. The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report focuses on how huma...
00:51, 08/09/2019

Britain's Cuadrilla pauses gas fracking after earth tremor British shale gas company Cuadrilla has paused fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire, northwest England, due to an earth tremor late on Wednesday....
13:00, 08/22/2019

Decades-old Florida mystery solved with help from Google Earth William Moldt was last seen in Lake Worth, Florida back in 1997. A man who used to live in his gated community was looking at his old house on Google Earth when he zoomed in and saw what appeared to be a car submerged in a pond....
00:34, 09/15/2019