En difficulté, Niantic taille dans ses effectifs

Derrière le carton Pokémon GO, c’est morne plaine pour Niantic dont aucun des projets n’est parvenu à arriver à la cheville de cet incroyable succès qui ne se dément pas depuis 2016. Alors certes, le jeu avec les créatures de poche ultra-populaires sur les consoles Nintendo continue de mettre du beurre dans les épinards. Pokémon […]

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Pokémon GO Creator Niantic Releasing ‘Peridot’ Augmented Reality Pet Game

Niantic, the company behind the popular Pokémon Go game for iOS devices, this week announced the upcoming launch of its next tile, a virtual pet game called “Peridot.” In Peridot, users will care for, raise, and breed virtual pets, sort of like a modern day, iPhone version of a Tamagotchi. The pets are called “Peridots” […]

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Niantic annonce Peridot, véritable Tamagotchi en réalité augmentée sur mobile

Les jeunes adultes se souviennent certainement des Tamagotchi qui avaient inondé les cours de récréation dans les années 90. Des petits boitiers électroniques qui proposaient de s’occuper d’un petit animal à plein temps. C’est sur ce même concept que nous découvrons aujourd’hui Peridot, qui pousse le concept beaucoup plus loin grâce à la réalité augmentée. […]

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Peridot, le nouveau jeu de Niantic entre Pokémon et tamagotchi

Niantic, le studio de développement à l’origine de Pokémon GO, va lancer prochainement son nouveau jeu de réalité augmentée, Peridot. En fait de jeu, il faudrait plutôt parler de compagnonnage virtuel, puisque l’utilisateur va devoir s’occuper d’une bestiole un peu à la manière d’un tamagotchi. An imaginative new friend. A story that’s completely yours. Peridot, […]

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Niantic closing down Harry Potter Wizards Unite by January 2022

When Niantic launched Harry Potter Wizards Unite back in 2019, there were expectations that it would be the next Pokémon Go. Unfortunately, it hasn’t been that much of a success and it also didn’t help that the world went into lockdown the year after. Now the developer has announced that they are ending the augmented […]

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Niantic’s CATAN: World Explorers to shut down on November 18

Niantic Labs has created a niche for itself with the highly acclaimed Pokemon GO augmented reality game. After the initial excitement and success of CATAN: World Explorers, based on the popular board game CATAN, the game development studio hasn’t hit the magic spell as expected. Reason enough for Niantic to discontinue any further development of […]

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Pokemon GO to get new exploration bonus updates

Pokemon UNITE is launching on Nintendo Switch very soon. Some of you may have probably tried the game as the beta version has been ready for a while now. The latest update on Pokemon GO is for those still into the game even after five years. The augmented reality game has since received a number […]

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Pikmin AR app details surface, users in Singapore can test it now

Not many days ago Nintendo and Niantic announced their partnership for an augmented reality Pikmin game, similar to the hugely popular Pokémon Go. As speculated, more details about the much anticipated AR game are coming in – latest one being the testing stint in Singapore. According to firm rumors, the game is going to be […]

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Niantic CEO teases possible augmented reality glasses

Niantic, the creator of Pokémon Go and other augmented reality games, has always been exploring how to enhance AR gaming. While they previously said that they have no plans in creating its own hardware, it seems that their CEO, John Hanke, is teasing something over on his Twitter account. The picture he posted looks pretty […]

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Pokemon Go gets its biggest batch of updates since inception

When Pokemon Go first launched in 2016, it took the world by the storm – you could barely miss a player roaming around playing the game on the streets, every single day. The scenario changed for the free roam game as pandemic made the developers think out of their skins to keep it interesting without […]

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Pokemon Go pandemic-triggered changes rolled back, others remain

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Niantic made some changes to the popular franchise Pokemon Go, so that players could make progression even when they were restricted to the confines of their home. These changes included joining raids from a far distance, getting free daily gifts, and shorter distance requirements for hatching eggs in […]

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Pokemon GO ending support for older Android phones

Pokemon GO is ending. Well, not exactly. You don’t really have to worry as only older iOS and Android phones will be affected. If you own an older phone, you may have received a disappointing message from Niantic. The company said the popular augmented reality adventure game would no longer be supported. The end will […]

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Pokemon GO’s Mega Evolution is here, subscriptions may be added

Pokemon GO isn’t exactly old but it’s been over three years since the AR game became popular. The phenomenal augmented reality adventure became big very quickly. It still has a lot of loyal fans and players even after all those years. In recent months, we learned of the Mega Evolution introduced alongside the Pokemon Cafe […]

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Pokemon GO Summer of Galaxy clothing being offered by Samsung

Niantic’s Pokemon GO is still thriving. From the first time we heard about the game in 2016 until now that there is pandemic, the popular augmented reality game has well adapted into different seasons and holidays. Even during the height of lockdowns around the world, the Pokemon GO team decided to bring new features that […]

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Catan: Word Explorers turns real world into a board game

Niantic is no noob when it comes to developing augmented reality games which is apparent from their previous titles – Pokemon Go, Ingress, and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Now the San Francisco-based software development company is ready with its next title – Catan: Word Explorers. The AR game is a modern remake of the popular […]

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Pokemon GO ready with Reality Blending, Pokemon GO Fest announced

If Razer’s Pikachu Wireless earbuds placed inside a Poke Ball doesn’t make you happy, then maybe the news of Pokemon Go bringing more features to let you play from home could satisfy you. The augmented reality game is still around and is celebrating its fourth year this 2020. The game has been updated for those […]

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Live events for Pokemon GO, Harry Potter Wizards Unite announced

Niantic Labs may be a software brand most popular for teaming up with Nintendo and coming up with Pokemon GO but the company has also proven to become one of the best event organizers in the world. Well, that can be argued but just looking at its 2019 Event Highlights infographic, we can say Niantic […]

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Niantic Labs 2019 Event Highlights shown in an infographic

Niantic Labs is now more notable for coming with Pokemon GO. It’s been more than three years since the phenomenal augmented reality game hit both Android and iOS. We’ve witnessed many milestones, changes, updates, and new features throughout the years and we can say the AR game is better than before. We may have missed […]

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