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Pokémon Go misses out on UK mobile top spots in first week of release

Despite all of the hype surrounding Niantic’s latest mobile title, Pokmon was neither the most downloaded free game nor the highest-grossing iPhone release for the week ending July 17th. According to mobile charts from Reflection, the free-to-play title was the third most-downloaded Phone game of that period, beaten only by …

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Pokémon Go will ‘dominate charts for months’

Mobile analytics company App Annie says Pokmon Go is likely to rule the mobile charts ‘for months’. The game has become an overnight sensation, and although App Annie acknowledges that mobile games are ‘maturing faster’ than ever before, it believes Pokmon Go won’t be fading away any time soon. Pokmon …

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Legendary signs live-action Detective Pikachu rights

That didn’t take long – the rumoured deal between filmmaker Legendary and The Pokemon Company has been confirmed, according to reports. Hollywood Reporter reckons that the first film to emerge from the partnership will be a live-action take on Detective Pikachu, a 3DS game of which was released in Japan …

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Retail braced for another Pokémon Christmas following Pokémon Go success

Sales of 3DS games and hardware have jumped by over 100 per cent as the Pokmon Go mobile phenomenon takes over the world. GfK figures reveal that the combined sales of previous Pokmon 3DS games increased by 145 per cent last week. Licensing sources have also told MCV that Nintendo …

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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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Pokémon Go finally launches in the UK

Having been released in other regions, Pokmon Go has finally hit the App Store and Google Play in the UK. This is one week after the free-to-play mobile hit launched in New Zealand and Australia. Pokmon Go is also available in the US and Germany. At the time of writing, …

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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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Movie makers suddenly want back on the Pokemon train

Pokemon has within the space of a week become one of the hottest properties on the planet. So it shouldn’t come as a massive surprise to hear that film studios are among the many businesses looking at the colossal success of Pokemon Go and wondering how that could work for …

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