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Yo-Kai Watch’s Answer to Pokemon GO: Yo-Kai Watch World

Pokemon GO has long held the top spot when it comes to ARG games, but now there’s a new challenger, unsurprisingly coming from a franchise that is – like many of its contemporaries – most likely inspired by Pokemon: Yo-Kai Watch. Titled Yo-Kai Watch World, the new ARG is developed by GungHo for the iOS and Android platforms in Japan. Much like Pokemon GO, Yo-Kai Watch World is powered by ...

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Nickelodeon Launches ARG Mode for Sky Whale

Nickelodeon has recently unveiled a new update for their hit mobile game app, Sky Whale, for both the App Store and Google Play versions. The new update comes with augmented reality (AR) enhancements, giving players the chance to superimpose the Sky Whale realm onto their surrounding physical space via a 360 degree immersive experience. Within Sky Whale’s new ARG mode, the player is able to ...

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Pokemon GO Kanto Week has Started

Pokemon GO’s new Kanto-focused event has officially started, and it will be running all throughout the week, with the official end date being April 16. Many Pokemon GO players are no doubt already prepared for the event, as the information was leaked ahead of the event launch. And as expected, the event will feature many Pokemon that were originally discovered in the Kanto Region appearing more ...

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Pokemon Go Gets a Revamp via New Quest System

Despite its massive popularity, Pokemon GO initially got a lot of flak for being barebones and pretty much lacking in direction. But that time has since come and gone – the ARG in its current state is chock full of things to do outside of simply catching random Pokemon during your daily walk to the bus stop. The biggest change is the addition of a new quest system, which single-handedly turned ...

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Pokemon GO’s MewTwo Legendary Takes Over Yokohama

Niantic has finally unleashed the legendary Pokemon MewTwo on the players of their hit ARG, Pokemon GO. However, the rare breed is currently only available via exclusive invite-only raids, and given that MewTwo is a very rare (and powerful!) breed, the hunt is not going to be easy at all. Fortunately for many trainers, perseverance, some teamwork, and the willingness to brave long lines at the ...

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Bleach Gets a GPS-Based Mobile Game in Japan

The success of Pokemon GO indicates that there is demand for games that take advantage of popular franchises and mobile phone capabilities, so the existence of Bleach: Paradise Lost is not so much a surprise but more of a mystery as to why it took so long—we feel that whoever owns the game-related licenses for Bleach isn’t as savvy as the ones who own the license for Dragon Ball or Naruto, as ...

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Pokemon GO Still Banned in China

While detractors claim that Niantic’s ARG (Augmented Reality Game) Pokemon GO is already on its last legs, it cannot be denied that it was a massive phenomenon when it was first launched, and still remains popular among a segment of the mobile gaming market, especially now that long-requested features are trickling down via updates. However, there is one place that the ARG can’t gain a ...

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Niantic Announces Gym Update for Pokemon GO

Augmented Reality developer Niantic Labs has recently announced an update for their globally popular ARG Pokemon Go. The new update will bring much needed features to Gyms, such as allowing trainers to bring six Pokemon to train at friendly gyms, as opposed to only a single Pokemon pre-update. The combat points of the Pokemon the trainer is fighting against may also be temporarily lowered in ...

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Pokemon GO ARG Opens Field Tests in NA

It’s safe to assume that like any Pokemon-branded app, people will be raring to go and give the ARG (Augmented Reality Game) Pokemon GO a try when it gets released in the US market a little later this year. There’s no definite date yet, but if you’re the impatient kind, you can go ahead and head to Niantic’s website (http://pokemongo.nianticlabs.com/index.jsp) and sign up for an ...

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Nike Commissions Logan for CG World

Creative studio and production company LOGAN has been commissioned by Nike in order to provide Nike+ users with a stunning, post-apocalyptic ice storm of a world with two 6-minute CG character-animated games featuring a cast of top athletes, such as NFL receiver Calvin Johnson, soccer players Alex Morgan and Neymar Jr., and sprinter Allyson Felix. The project was made in collaboration with ...

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