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Pokemon Go hits Japan tomorrow, along with McDonalds partnership – report

The wait for the Japanese launch of Pokemon Go is going to be a lot shorter than feared, if new reports are correct. TechCrunch reckons that the world-conquering app will actually hit Japan tomorrow (July 20th). The news may make current users nervous about server stability, especially since the game …

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Pokemon Go sets Tokyo stock record, gobbles up mobile revenue share

The unexpected scale of the success of Pokemon Go has claimed another record. Bloomberg reports that last Friday (July 15th), Nintendo became the most traded stock by value (476bn) in a single day in Tokyo stock exchange history. In doing so it beat the likes of Tokyo Electric, SoftBank and …

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Server issues hold off Pokemon Go’s Japanese launch

The birthplace of Pokemon is still waiting for the biggest release in the series to arrive at its homeland. Having launched in the US earlier this month and in the UK and much of Europe last week, there’s still no firm indication when Pokemon Go will celebrate its Japanese launch. …

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Pokémon Go boosts Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire sales

The massive success of Pokmon Go has caused the sales of two older Pokmon games to rise by over 140 per cent. In this week’s full price charts, Pokmon Alpha Sapphire made it to No.33, with sales up by 145 per cent week-on-week, and Pokmon Omega Ruby took the No.36 …

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Hackers claim they took down Pokemon Go servers

Did you have trouble trying to get Pokemon Go to work over the blistering hot UK weekend? You weren’t alone. Many users struggled to access the game at various points across Friday and Saturday, and while service was largely restored on Sunday, connectivity to the game’s servers remained a little …

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Pokemon Go is already the biggest mobile game in US history, report says

After less then a week of availability, Pokemon Go has made it right to the very top of the all-time US mobile market. SurveyMonkey reckons that the game had attracted just under 21m daily active users. That overtakes the previous record holder, Candy Crush Saga, with an estimated 20m. Within …

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Washington’s Holocaust Museum seeking Pokestop delisting

Of all the suitable places to go Pokemon hunting, The Holocaust Museum in Washingston DC is probably right near the bottom of the list. It will be no shock, then, to hear that the organisation is not best pleased that Pokemon Go has placed three Pokestops within its building, resulting …

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Pokémon Go has added £7.5bn to Nintendo market value since its launch

Mobile hit Pokmon Go has had a very positive impact on Nintendo’s share price. Since the game launched in select regions last Thursday (July 6th), the platform holder’s share price has risen 60 per cent from 14,390 to a high of 23,045 on the Tokyo Exchange yesterday (Tuesday, July 13th). …

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