Niantic revives ‘Ingress’ for the post–’Pokémon Go’ world

Niantic has a problem. It's the king of GPS/AR/Maps–based "exergaming," but it's leasing its empire. Pokémon Go is built on IP it doesn't own or control, and a portion of the profits are sent back to Japan. A chunk of the proceeds from i...

‘Pokémon Go’ starts tracking steps using HealthKit and Google Fit

Pokémon Go players can finally unlock rewards without keeping the app open or using the game's Plus tracking dongle. The Adventure Sync option ties into Google Fit or Apple Health tracking to dole out bonuses based on all the movement players...

‘Pokemon Go’ gets a little bigger with ‘Diamond’ and ‘Pearl’ monsters

The Pokémon company has announced that monsters from the Sinnoh region -- the Diamond and Pearl games -- are now available in Pokémon Go. Players will now be able to capture favorites like Turtwig, Chimchar, and Piplup as they make thei...

‘Pokémon Go’ adds Meltan, the first monster to debut in a spinoff game

If you gotta catch 'em all, you're going to have to get off your couch. In a new video released on the official Pokémon YouTube channel, it revealed that the popular mobile game Pokémon Go will get its first exclusive monster with Melta...