Gym feature announced for Pokémon GO

New Pokémon GO details have just been announced. The title is starting beta tests soon in Japan and will launch on iOS and Android later this year. It is being developed by Niantic Inc. Here’s what we can look forward to: In Pokémon GO, players around the globe will explore their surroundings to find and … Read more

First Pokémon GO footage is rough

The first footage of upcoming iOS/Android alternate reality game Pokémon GO has apparently been shown at a SXSW panel and it looks, well, not great. For a game coming out this summer and heading to beta in Japan soon, it seems to have quite a ways to go. The video shows an encounter with Ivysaur … Read more

Pokémon GO heads to Beta, Cancels GDC Panel

Beta sign-ups have begun in Japan, but they are currently region locked and are unavailable to those who live outside the country. Luckily I do live in Japan and have thus already registered in hopes of receiving early access. No word on what exactly the preliminary version will include, but many gamers are eager to see … Read more

Crazy Theory Thursday: Pokémon “GO” = “Generation One”?!

The PokéJungle staff and I were talking and… hear me out… what if GO stand for Generation One? It almost makes sense, we’ve really only seen Pokémon in the upcoming app’s media from the original Red and Blue versions. It looked like it was just marketing aimed at our nostalgia, but could there have been … Read more

Pokémon GO : What We Need to Ask!

Gathering the evidence. Identifying the certainties, probabilities and possibilities. Introduction You would be quite hard pressed to not have come across Pokémon GO at this point. It carries twenty years worth of hope and dreams, from current fans to old, even piquing the interest of those who have not touched their Gameboys for almost two decades. … Read more