POKEMON Community Day is a new monthly event that the developer is sponsoring to encourage people to get out and meet other like-minded players. Here is everything you need to know about this unique day. When is Pokemon Go Community Day in the UK? All players need to do to take part is to show up at a popular location during the three hour window, The next one is on Saturday, May 19 and it’s been confirmed that the special Pokemon will be Charmander. The timings for these will run from 10am to 1pm GMT. The June Community Day event is set to take place on Saturday, June 16 and the July event is scheduled for Sunday, July 8. But Niantic haven’t yet confirmed the Pokemon for those events. Although Pokemon doesn’t run meet-ups, it’s a great time to get together and meet other trainers. You can do so by searching your city and Pokemon Go on social media. How do you catch Charmander? That’s up to your hunting skills, right? Some experts though believe … [Read more...] about When is Pokemon Go Community Day in the UK, how do you catch Charmander and will there be a shiny?
Scores of people enjoyed an Easter event which was out of this world for all the visitors. The annual sci-fi fair was held at South Shields Museum over the Bank Holiday weekend and proved a big success.Sci-fi enthusiast Keith Lawler brought his collector’s fair back to the South Shields Museum and Art Gallery and it proved to be as popular as ever.This was the fifth time for the special day and everyone enjoyed the event with many dressing up as their favourite characters.Keith said: “It was an absolutely brilliant day. We will have to wait for official numbers from the museum, but there were lots of people there.“It was really busy throughout the day.” It was really, really busy constantly throughout the day, it was a fantastic event Keith Lawler He said the sci-fi event is popular with people of all ages and there was something for everyone to enjoy.The organiser said: “It was really, really busy constantly throughout the day, it was a fantastic … [Read more...] about Easter sci-fi event out of this world
Niantic has detailed Pokémon Go's next Community Day, revealing that the three-hour event will take place in late March and focus on the very first Pokémon, Bulbasaur, which will be available in droves around the world for a limited time.On Community Days, those playing the smash hit augmented reality mobile game will enjoy triple experience points for catching Pokémon, lures that last three hours and an increased likelihood of finding a rare 'shiny' version of Bulbasaur.Many of the selected Pokémon will also have a unique move only available in those caught on the day. The move Bulbasaur will have has not yet been confirmed.During a three hour period the select Pokémon will be available in large quantities, meaning players will be able to easily gather enough of the 'candy' needed to evolve them and power them up.Two Community Days have taken place so far. The January event featured series mascot Pikachu, while the February event this past weekend focused on … [Read more...] about Pokemon Go: March Community Day is all about Bulbasaur
The developers of the massively successful game Pokemon Go are releasing a new Harry Potter-themed follow-up. Niantic Labs has confirmed the new title will be called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, and will be developed in conjunction with Warner Bros. Interactive and its new brand Portkey Games studio, which will work on multiple Potter games across mobile and consoles. An exact release date has not been confirmed, but it will be out sometime in 2018. Much like Pokemon Go, the game will use augmented reality to turn the world around us into the world of Harry, Hermione, the bloke from Cracker and the rest of the gang. Exact gameplay details are scarce, but it is likely to follow the Go format which required players to interact with real locations and nearby players. "With Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, players that have been dreaming of becoming real life Wizards will finally get the chance to experience J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World," read a statement. "Players will learn spells, explore … [Read more...] about Pokemon Go developers announce new mobile game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite
The Pokemon Go game sparked a craze when it was launched last year, with millions of people using their smart phones to find virtual creatures hidden in all parts of the region. But between July 13, 2016, and July 13 this year, West Mercia Police received 11 reports of crimes which were classed as being related to 'pokemon'. Two of the reports resulted in the alleged offender being charged or summoned to court. Three others reached a community resolution and in one case the suspect was under the age of criminal responsibility so could not be prosecuted. In one of the reports, the suspect was accused of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity by offering a reward of being given more pokemon, according to information released by West Mercia Police. It added that a suspect was identified but "evidential difficulties" prevented further action. The phrase "pokemon" was also recorded in alleged crimes of assault, attempted robbery, harassment and threats to kill. Not … [Read more...] about Police release Pokemon crime figures