Pokémon Go Studio Lays Off Staff And Cancels Projects

Photo: Rafael Henrique / SOPA Images / LightRocket (Getty Images) The mobile game company behind Pokémon Go, Niantic, is struggling to find its next big hit. And now, a new report claims the studio canceled multiple projects and laid off staff members in an effort to “streamline” operations. The San Francisco-based publisher cut 85 to … Read more

Eight Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Phoenix

Congratulations, you made it through another work week and have 72 hours or so at your disposal until its time to clock in again. If you could use some suggestions for filling all that free time this weekend, here are eight things worth doing in the Valley from Friday, June 24, to Sunday, June 26. … Read more

Virtual Reality App CrimeDoor Works To Find Missing Persons In Arizona Like Daniel Robinson

click to enlarge Daniel Robinson, 24, went missing in Buckeye on June 23, 2021. PleaseHelpFindDaniel.com One year ago today, 24-year-old geologist Daniel Robinson left a job site in Buckeye, near Sun Valley Parkway and Cactus Road, in his steel blue Jeep Renegade and headed west into the desert. He was never seen again. His family … Read more

Where to play ‘Pokemon Go’ for Deino Community Day in the Bay Area

The biggest Community Day of the year is coming June 25 as Deino stars in its own special event from 11 am to 2 pm The Irate Pokemon is the only pseudo-legendary Pokemon from Generation V. (Sorry Axew, despite its looks and typing, the Tusk Pokemon does not meet the requirements for the 600 club.) … Read more

Pokemon Go Fest 2022 Leaves Players Disappointed and Angry

This year’s global Pokemon Go Fest event took place on June 4th and 5th, and the event seemed to be a bit of a mixed bag. On the one hand, the event had some interesting new content, including the debut of the Ultra Beast Nihilego, and the sudden disappearance of Professor Willow. However, many fans … Read more

Here’s what to catch during the Lush Jungle event

After the ho-hum Festival of Colors, Niantic is offering players a more intriguing celebration with the Lush Jungle event. Running from 10 am March 22 to 8 pm March 29, the springtime bash features several debuts and an intriguing catch roster. The big prize for the event is shiny Cottonee, which is available for the … Read more

Oakland will be a hot spot for Sandshrew Community Day

The “Pokemon Go” Community Days in 2022 have been OK. They haven’t introduced enormous game-changers like Earth Power Garchomp; instead, the choices have been geared toward the Go Battle League crowd. Walrein with Powder Snow and Icicle Spear is a force in the three competitive leagues. On the other hand, Jumpluff despite its intriguing move … Read more