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Pokemon Go is the fastest app to reach $1bn gross revenue

Pokmon Go has become the fastest app to surpass $1bn in worldwide gross revenue, according to a new report from data analyst Sensor Tower. After just seven months on the market, Niantic’s mobile mega hit continues to show up its rivals, earning almost double the revenue of rival title Clash …

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Pokémon Sun and Moon have sold 14.69m, now third-best selling 3DS game to date

Pokmon Sun and Moon have collectively sold 14.69m units, Nintendo confirmed this morning, making it the company’s third best-selling 3DS game to date. The figure comes from the company’s latest consolidated financial results for the nine months ended December 31st 2016. After a stellar sales period over Christmas, Pokmon Sun …

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Pokemon Go grew mobile market by $950m without impacting rivals

Pokemon’s Go massive success in 2016 didn’t come at the expense of its biggest rivals in the mobile space. According to app ecosystem analyst App Annie the game hit $950m in revenue by the end of 2016, yet its competitors weren’t notably affected by this massive haul. The report stated: …

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Pokémon Go launch looking unlikely in China

Niantic’s hit mobile game Pokmon Go may not launch in China due to government concerns. As reported by Reuters, the Chinese government has said it will not license augmented reality and location-based titles in the country until potential security risks have been assessed. The region’s State Administration of Press, Publication, …

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Pokémon Go most downloaded app on iOS in 2016

Pokmon Go was the most downloaded app on the iOS App Store in 2016, Apple has announced. Super Mario Run, which was also one of the top ten most downloaded apps of 2016, was the most downloaded app worldwide on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Other apps that made …

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Pokemon Go finally arrives on Apple Watch

Having been touted back in September, the Apple Watch version of Pokemon Go has finally been released. This new title does not offer the full feature set of the main game – most notable in its absence is the act of actually catching Pokemon. But it does connect with the …

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Pokemon Go has seen people trek 8.7bn kilometres in search of Pokemon

Among Niantic’s many successes with this year’s Pokemon Go is most definitely the fact that it got an entire generation playing games on the move. In a new video the studio has revealed that since launch the game’s players have walked a collective 8.7bn kilometres in hunt of Pokemon. You …

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Pokemon Go was Google’s most searched term in 2016

It was the year of Donald Trump and Brexit and Bowie and Prince and political lies and mainstream racism, but it was Pokemon Go that got internet users hottest under the collar in 2016. Google has revealed that Pokemon Go was the most searched term on its site last year. …

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MCV’s Review of the Year – Part 2: Games of 2016

Here’s our take on the big events in the games industry this year. There were some very big releases this year; though some weren’t quite as big as hoped for. As we’ve discussed that ad nauseam in recent weeks, we’ll have no more talk of that here. We’ve picked out …

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Pokemon Go arrives in India

Niantic’s world conquering Pokemon Go has now arrived in the world’s second most populated country. As of today, trainers living in India and other South Asian countries including Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh can download Pokemon Go and explore their neighbourhoods in search of Pikachu, Bulbasaur, Charmander, Squirtle …

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