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Pokemon GO Bots are still alive and kicking – unfortunately

Pokemon GO Bots are still alive and kicking – unfortunately

Last week, Niantic CEO John Hanke announced that “bans are coming” for Pokemon GO cheaters, exploiters and "botters". After 3 days of research and observation...
Pokemon Buddy System has been data mined

Pokemon Buddy System has been data mined!

Pokemon GO Buddy system has been data mined from the latest app version. We will be taking our favorite Pokemon for a walk soon. The...

Pokemon GO Java API

Today we're reviewing an interesting piece of software engineering - Pokemon GO API written completely in Java. API stands for application programming interface and it's a interaction...

Pokemon GO Version 0.33.0 – Niantic fixes the Poke Radar!

This morning Android users got Pokemon GO Version 0.33.0 and iPhone users got their Version 1.3.0 updates for Pokemon GO. The new app version...

Pokemon GO Servers deployed for Asian players!

After discovering that Niantic deployed additional servers for European players this morning, we have more good news to report - Asian players are also getting dedicated servers!...

Pokemon GO Big Datamining News Update

So last night Pokemon Go was decoded. This is often referred to as "data mining" where they look in the game code for things we...
Pokemon GO DPS Nerf Buff

Pokemon GO Move DPS Nerfs and Buffs

A huge number of Pokemon GO Moves was nerfed and buffed and we have the complete list here, thanks to thelovely community of /r/TheSilphRoad! The...

Thank you reddit, you guys are amazing!

Hello reddit, I started this web page a few days ago as a place to collect guides, help my friends and colleagues play the game...

Ban wave is here – Necrobot shut down, perma bans handed out

As we previously announced, and then re discussed, Niantic should do something about GPS abusers and cheaters. It looks like the ban wave is finally...
Pokemon GO Tips and Tricks

Pokemon GO Spawn Rate

Pokemon Spawn Rate is one of the calculations that’s not known to anyone even after the decoding of the game as this is setup programmatically...
Pokemon GO Egg Hatch Speed Increased

Pokemon GO Egg Hatch Speed Increased!

We've received a growing number of reports from players in the US and AUS region that the speed at which they are able to hatch...

PokeAlert – tracker that still works, with push notifications

PokeAlert is an Android app for tracking Pokemon that still works. Currently it’s version is 2.3.2-5 (released on Aug 3, 2016), with only 1 author actively contributing to...

Pokemon GO Server Issues Explained

Yesterday, The New Screen Savers aired an episode featuring a Pokemon Go map (PoGoMap) developer Michael Christopher and npm (*) co-founder and Chief Technology Officer Laurie Voss who...
Pokemon GO 0.31.0 Changelog

Pokemon GO 0.31.0 Changelog

In the eve of PokeVision not working any more, a new version of Pokemon GO has been released. The complete change log is here,...

New Pokemon GO Servers for Russia and Turkey deployed!

We've noticed that MMO Server Status page for Pokemon GO now displays two new server instance in the wild: Russia Turkey Although offline at the moment, these servers...
Pokemon GO Brazil launches on Olympic opening ceremony

Pokemon GO Brazil Launches on the Opening Ceremony of Olympic Games

Today, Niantic CEO John Hanke surprised us and the Pokemon GO audience in Brazil with a groundbreaking statement - Pokemon GO Brazil is launching on...
Pokemon GO spawn rates region exclusives

Pokemon GO Region exclusive spawn rates huge increase!

A growing number of player reports has showed that as of this morning Pokemon GO Region Exclusives are "spawning like crazy". We looked into...
Pokemon GO Nests Changes

Huge changes to Pokemon GO Nests and Spawns

Players worldwide are confirming big changes to Pokemon GO Nests and related spawns as of this morning. Pokemon Nests don't change often, every 23-24 days, and each...
pokemon go bot captcha

Captcha Chronicles: Game over for Pokemon GO Bots and Trackers

In a surprising turn of events, the latest Pokemon GO update introduced a new method of fighting bots, MitM abusers and trackers - good ol' captcha....
Pokemon GO Tips and Tricks

Trading, Legendary Pokemon and new Incense Types referenced in the Game Code

Multiple Pokemon GO sub reddits have reported that the new version of the app contains code references to a variety of new features. These...

Niantic Labs official statement about step tracker and Brasil

We finally have an official statement from Niantic on the player frustration and the community outcry that happened since 31.07., when the latest app update removed...
Pokemon GO Egg Hatch Speed Increased

Distance tracking has improved – a lot!

We noticed yesterday evening that the egg tracking distance has improved - a lot. Our local friends and family tested the distance tracker in combination...
pokevision not working

PokeVision has been shut down

PokeVision is not working any more. This is a sad day for all Pokemon GO players. We've been warned ba Niantic's John Hanke that tracking...
Pokemon GO Nest Atlas Launched by TheSilphRoad

Pokemon GO Nest Atlas Launched by TheSilphRoad

Pokemon GO Nest Atlas was launched today by the biggest Pokemon GO research community - TheSilphRoad. This is the second time TheSilphRoad is launching the...
Pokemon GO New Nearby Feature

Pokemon GO new Nearby Feature Release Date: Today or in Two Weeks

Pokemon GO Nearby feature should be coming to players worldwide either today or in the following two weeks.The new Pokemon GO Nearby feature enables...
Pokemon GO Cheats Are Finally Banned

Pokemon GO Cheats Are Finally Banned

As Pokemon GO Cheats were used by a large portion of the high level player base, the recent ban wave came as a pleasant surprise....
Poke Stop Update Release Date Ideas

Poke Stop Update Release Date and Module Ideas

For a while now, the Poke Stops served as a refill point for Trainers worldwide. Albeit useful, Poke Stops currently provide little additional functionality...
Pokemon GO Spawn points are modeled with Open Street Map data!

Pokemon GO Spawn points are modeled after Open Street Map data!

Tr4sHCr4fT, a reddit user has posted a striking discovery that Pokemon GO Spawn points are highly correlated with Open Street Map data. The discovery follows...
Operation PokeExplore Announced

Operation PokeExplore Announced

This morning a reddit user called TheFarix posted an incredible idea called Operation PokeExplore on TheSilphRoad, a Pokemon GO research subreddit. The gist of the idea is...
Pokemon GO Tips and Tricks

Pokemon GO Buddy List

Candy, Distance and Size Chart Pokemon GO Buddy Candy Distance and Size Chart was originally data mined directly from the latest GAME_MASTER file published by...

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