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Pokémon Go Drives McDonald's Japan's First Profit in Two Years

McDonald’s might be one of the world’s most popular eateries, but it’s been struggling in Japan for close to two years now, posting losses every quarter since 2014. Now, thanks to the hit augmented reality app Pokémon Go, it’s managed to turn a profit, with sales spiking 19 percent during the quarter …

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Pokémon Go Tracking is now a Little Easier

Tracking in Pokémon Go has been a bit of a mess since the game launched at the start of July. While the popular app may have earned the developers more than $200 million, that cash didn’t help to keep an eye on Pokémon, as the three-step system disappeared and was replaced with just …

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Pokémon Go Tracking is now a Little Easier

Tracking in Pokémon Go has been a bit of a mess since the game launched at the start of July. While the popular app may have earned the developers more than $200 million, that cash didn’t help to keep an eye on Pokémon, as the three-step system disappeared and was replaced with just …

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Pokémon Go catches its first national ban, in Iran

Get caught playing Pokémon Go in Iran and you could find yourself locked up, or possibly worse. The High Council for Virtual Spaces, which regulates internet use within the nation’s borders, has just banned the augmented reality game over “security concerns,” according to the BBC. That makes it the first country …

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Pokémon Go gamers are keeping Japanese traffic cops busy

Considering that the creatures at the heart of the most successful mobile game ever were born in Japan, it’s no surprise gamers there wasted little time in signing up to the craze that is Pokémon Go. Trouble is, some of the game’s fans clearly can’t resist looking out for new Pokémon while driving along, a situation …

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Pokévision Founder Writes Open Letter To 'Pokémon Go' Dev

Pokémon Go is almost ingenious, but the game has seen its share of issues since its launch on July 6, namely the servers having problems with the load, and a broken in-game tracking system for many players. That latter feature remained broken for a while, with Niantic’s John Hanke reportedly indicating …

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Pokémon Go maker catches its first lawsuit

If a bunch of kids – or adults for that matter – playing Pokémon Go kept knocking on your door asking for access to your backyard because they said they had important game-related business to take care of, what would you do? Let them in? Tell them where to go? File …

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Pokémon Go screams past 100 million downloads

It recently smashed the record for the most downloadDownload Action Launcher 3 V3.7.3 APKs in an app’s launch week. It quickly picked up more daily users than Facebook and Twitter. And now it’s just screamed past the 100 million mark for downloads across all platforms. We are, of course, talking about the …

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Follow That Pokémon! Taxi Firm Offers Poké-hunting Rides

There is seemingly no end to the ways in which Pokémon Go players can be exploited, nor to the player’s willingness to buy into anything and everything that may help them improve their game. The latest in this self perpetuating cycle comes from a taxi company in Manchester, U.K., where …

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