Pokémon Go is finally getting online player battles in 2020

Online player battles and a ranking system are finally coming to Pokémon Go starting in 2020. As of writing, players can only battle other trainers locally, with the exception of non-player characters that can be battled whenever. Pokémon Go developer Niantic has yet to share too many details about the upcoming changes, but said the new online PvP system will […]

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US Congress members urge Blizzard to ‘reconsider’ Hearthstone pro’s suspension

Lawmakers in both chambers of Congress and from both sides of the aisle have called on Blizzard Entertainment to rethink its suspension of a Hong Kong-based Hearthstone player who publicly supported the ongoing protests against Chinese rule there. Chung “blitzchung” Ng Wai was suspended after appearing in an official Hearthstone stream in early October wearing a gas mask, a show […]

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Banned Hearthstone Player Speaks Out After Blizzard Releases Statement

Blizzard recently found itself embroiled in controversy when it banned a professional Hearthstone player and rescinded his thousands of dollars in prize money after they expressed support for the Hong Kong protests in China. The player, blitzchung, made his statement during a victory interview–and this was in violation of “rules he acknowledged and understood, and this is why we took […]

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Pokémon Masters developer apologizes for disappointing players

Pokémon Masters developer Yu Sasaki apologized yesterday for not meeting the “expectations of our community” with the Pokémon mobile game, he said in a message to players. The notice detailed the common player complaints and talked about how the company will respond to them. The main four priorities for the development team are the game’s lack of content and good […]

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Crossy Road coming to Apple Arcade as a 2D platformer

Crossy Road became a bit of a thing when it launched five years ago. The free-to-play Frogger-esque tapper featured a chicken making its way across a busy roadway. Despite the simple premise, the game became an instant success. It’s no big surprise that a follow-up is coming, though the format of said follow-up is somewhat unexpected. Crossy Road Castle, coming […]

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Pokemon Go Adds New Shiny Pokemon For Safari Zone Event

A Pokemon Go Safari Zone event is now underway in New Taipei City, Taiwan, and to celebrate, Niantic is making a new Shiny Pokemon available worldwide. Right now, players around the globe have their first chance to encounter a Shiny Oddish in the hit Pokemon mobile game. The arrival of Shiny Oddish means this is also your chance to get […]

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Fortnite Joker Gas Canister Locations Guide: Where Are Gas Canisters To Defuse?

Fortnite’s teased Batman crossover event kicked off this past weekend, bringing an assortment of Batman-inspired content to the game. Not only are there Batman skins and other cosmetics to purchase from the in-game store, there’s also a set of limited-time challenges to complete, which will unlock other Batman-themed rewards such as a cool Catwing Glider. The Fortnite Batman challenges will […]

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Pokémon Go Turtwig Community Day guide: best movesets and start time

Turtwig’s Pokémon Go Community Day will take place Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m in your local time. Turtwig’s evolved form, Torterra, isn’t the best grass-type DPS around, falling behind Roserade or other grass-type starters with Community Day moves. However, grabbing many Torterras will be an easy feat this weekend and they’re still pretty strong, so if you’re […]

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