Feature By Amber Neely Monday, June 24, 2019, 11:49 am PT (02:49 pm ET) If you're going to play only one pedometer-meets-augmented reality game, which should it be? Pokemon Go or Wizards Unite? Niantic and Portkey Games released Wizards Unite last Friday, and if you're in one of the countries that has access to it, you may be debating whether or not you should play it. You may even be wondering if you should leave Pokemon Go in order to battle evil wizards and collect magical artifacts. Well, I'm here to shed some light on the issue, as someone who has played a considerable amount of both, as well as someone who is a self-professed Harry Potter and Pokemon nerd.A brief overviewWizards Unite is built on the same framework that Pokemon Go pioneered, meaning that the two games are actually quite a bit more similar than they are different. This means that both games feature a battle system, physical checkpoints (such as inns, greenhouses, gyms, et cetera), and a distance-based reward … [Read more...] about Pokemon Go vs Wizards Unite: Which game for your iPhone, and why
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Best answer: It has not yet been confirmed if Pokemon Sword & Shield will have a two player co-op mode. However, there is a four-player mode which involves players teaming up to take on really strong Pokemon. What could the co-op involve? Pokemon lovers everywhere are dying to know whether the new entry has a two-player co-op mode. In Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Eevee, there is a co-op mode but it is not a fully featured mode. It is convenient, but it lacks any customization for player two. The second player can jump into the game to join the first player at any time by shaking the second Joy-Con; however, they will always be using the second Pokemon from the first players deck of active Pokemon. Player two cannot catch any Pokemon of their own and cannot save their game. So, two-player mode is rather limited. In Pokemon Sword & Shield, there is a new 'max raid battles' mode where four players can team up to take on a special super powered 'Dynamaxed' Pokemon - this mode is … [Read more...] about Will Pokemon Sword & Shield have two-player co-op?
Pokemon may have become synonymous with the hit Pokemon Go mobile game, or the Detective Pikachu movie that came out in May. But fans are already looking forward to the next big thing: Pokemon Sword and Shield.There's a lot to get excited about in these new games, which will include hoards of new Pokemon monsters in an update called "Gen 8." Firstly, it's a new-generation Pokemon game developed specifically for the Nintendo Switch. Secondly, you don't have to wait too long. Nintendo says it'll be out before the end of the year.That means we're likely to get some saucy Pokemon information at the annual E3 show, the world's biggest gaming convention, which takes place in Los Angeles from June 11 to 13.Nintendo typically announces big new games during the show. Last year, the company focused on hammering home how awesome Super Smash Bros. Ultimate would be, but it also announced a few big-name games like Super Mario Party and Fire Emblem: Three Houses. We don't know for … [Read more...] about Pokemon Sword and Shield: Here’s everything we know so far
So you've started on your Pokémon journey with Pokémon Let's Go, and you want to start your Pokémon GO adventure! Awesome! As you may know, Pokémon GO has been on mobile devices since 2016, so there is a bit to catch up on. Don't worry though, this guide will walk you through all the key features of Pokémon GO and how you can start off the right way. This is intended to be a comprehensive guide. To make things easy, it will be broken up into the following categories that you can skip to at any stage by clicking on the topic. What is Pokémon GO Pokémon GO is an augmented reality (AR) game where you can catch all of your favorite Pokémon when you're out and about, as opposed to Pokemon Let's Go, where the only thing you play with in the real world is the Poké Ball Plus! PSA: Always be safe when playing Pokémon GO. Be aware of traffic when crossing roads and be wary of dark alleyways in pursuit of Pokémon. There will always be another … [Read more...] about Beginners Guide to Pokemon Go for Pokemon Let’s Go Players
The trailer for Warner Bros’s live-action and animated hybrid film Pokemon: Detective Pikachu has proved surprisingly controversial. The main reason why Pokemon fans are losing their minds over the film, starring Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton and Ken Watanabe as the human citizens of Ryme City, with Ryan Reynolds voicing adorable Pokemon icon Pikachu, is because - gasp - Pikachu speaks English. Pokemon is a Japanese media franchise created by Satoshi Tajiri in 1995, which began as a pair of video games, Pokemon Red and Green (known as Pokemon Red and Blue outside of Japan). The series is the second best-selling video game franchise and highest grossing media franchise of all time, and has spawned a top-selling trading card game, hit animated series with over 1,000 episodes (and counting) and 22 films, and countless iterations of entertainment and merchandise, from manga comics to Pokemon printed … [Read more...] about Pika Pika! Why Detective Pikachu is angering Pokemon purists