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Niantic working on Ingress Prime AR game for 2018

By Staff Writer 4 December 2017

Talking to The Verge, Niantic CEO John Hanke notes that basically everything from the 2012 original will change, including the graphics, story and the tech that runs the game. FULL STORY >

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The game developer behind Pokémon Go is working on Harry Potter title

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 November 2017

Niantic Labs, the developers behind Pokémon Go, have turned their attention to a Harry Potter game, with augmented reality also set to feature heavily. FULL STORY >

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Niantic puts blame on cellular congestion for failed Pokémon Go Fest

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 July 2017

Following its error-strewn festival in Chicago, Niantic has provided some feedback, pointing to cellular congestion as the main culprit. FULL STORY >

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Pokémon Go adds new species called Ditto to get gamers interested again

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 November 2016

With the frenzy surrounding Pokémon Go dying down in recent months, developer Niantic Labs has introduced a new species to breath life into the game - Ditto. FULL STORY >

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Nintendo shares fall as company tells investors that it does not make Pokémon Go

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 July 2016

Following a sharp rise since the Pokémon Go game was launched, Nintendo's shares have taken an equally quick fall, as investors are notified that Nintendo only owns 32% of the developer's company. FULL STORY >

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Golden opportunity for players of augmented reality game

By Ryan Noik 16 January 2014

A newly announced, innovative trilogy of books and accompanying augmented reality game is giving participants the chance to claim some real gold. FULL STORY >

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Google launches augmented reality game Ingress

By Ryan Noik 16 November 2012

Google has officially dipped its far-reaching hand into alternate reality games, launching Ingress. FULL STORY >

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