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Niantic reportedly raising $200M at $3.9B valuation

Pokémon GO creator Niantic is raising a $200 million Series C at a valuation of $3.9 billion, according to a report from Katie Roof...

Niantic confirms that Pokémon GO is getting PvP battles ‘soon’

Two and a half years after the launch of Pokémon GO, it’s still missing one major staple of the main series games: player versus...

DigiLens raises funding for holographic AR displays from Niantic and Mitsubishi...

DigiLens has raised a new round of funding from Pokemon Go maker Niantic and Mitsubishi Chemical’s Diamond Edge Ventures to develop holographic waveguide displays...

Blockchain gaming gets a boost with Mythical Games’ $16M Series A

Fortnite, the free multi-player survival game, has earned an astonishing $1 billion from in-game virtual purchases alone. Now, others in the gaming industry are experimenting...

Here’s the teaser trailer for Niantic’s Pokémon GO-style Harry Potter game

The good news: Niantic/WB Games/Portkey has released a trailer for Wizards Unite, the Harry Potter game built in the same spirit as Pokémon GO. The...

Niantic’s Harry Potter: Wizards Unite casts its spell in 2019

Niantic announced today that Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is coming out in 2019. The location-based mobile game will be the company’s follow-up to the...

John Hanke: Niantic wants Pokémon Go to look more like its...

Remember how cool that first trailer for Pokémon Go looked? So does John Hanke. The Niantic chief executive officer was onstage with Epic Games chief executive...

Pokémon Go gets creatures from the Sinnoh region

Niantic has announced this morning that Pokémon originally discovered in the Sinnoh region, featured in Pokémon Diamond, Pokémon Pearl, and Pokémon Platinum, will soon...

That weird nut Pokémon that showed up in Pokémon GO? It’s...

This past Saturday, something pretty weird happened in Pokémon GO: Immediately after the monthly “Community Day” event came to a close, a strange, new,...

Pokémon Go turns 2 at the top of the mobile gaming...

Niantic’s augmented reality game Pokémon Go launched in 2016, becoming an instant hit and generating over $1.2 billion in its first year. Two years...