Makers of Pokemon Go Create Harry Potter: Wizards Unite for Their Next AR Adventure Game

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Niantic Labs, who you know from smartphones titles such Ingress and Pokemon Go, have their next project lined up and it could be another big one. This time, Niantic is focusing their augmented reality skillset on JK Rowling’s Wizarding World with the creation of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. As you might expect from Niantic, the focus will be on real-world interaction to “put magic in the hands of aspiring wizards and witches worldwide.” By taking over your neighborhoods, you’ll go on “adventures, learn and cast spells, ...

A new accessory in Japan will allow Pokémon Go Plus users to wear it like a ring

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Last year we saw the release of a wearable armband for Pokémon Go that not only allowed you to catch Pokémon but also allowed interaction with Pokéstops, all without taking your phone out of your pocket. This wearable is known as the Pokémon Go Plus. Well, it would appear that Japan is getting a new Pokémon Go Plus accessory that allows you to wear the device on your finger instead of on your arm. Read MoreA new accessory in Japan will allow Pokémon Go Plus users ...

Pokémon GO Getting Raid Battles and Overhauled Gym System

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A massive update is soon headed out to Pokémon GO, one that introduces Raid Battles and completely overhauls the Gym system. To explain the changes, let’s quickly go over how Gyms acted up to this point. A player goes to an unclaimed Gym, throws in their Pokémon, then other players from opposing teams try to defeat your Pokémon and take over the Gym. When a team has multiple Pokémon defending a Gym, it will increase the prestige of the Gym, making it harder for enemy teams ...