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Jun 24

Pokémon Presents - June 24th, 2020

Posted by Sunain | June 24th 2020 at 08:59 AM EDT
Tags: Press Release, iOS, Android, YouTube, Nintendo Switch, Tencent, TiMi Studio Group, Pokémon Presents, Pokémon UNITE
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The Pokémon Company has announced during their June 17th, 2020 Pokémon Presents that another broadcast would take place on June 24th, 2020 at 6 a.m. PDT / 9 a.m. EST. In July 2019, it was announced that China’s Tencent Games and the The Pokémon Company formed a partnership to develop a new game which turned out to be Pokémon UNITE. Images from the press release have been added to an Imageboard thread.

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Pokémon UNITE Delivers Strategic Team Battles on Nintendo Switch and Mobile Devices

Join other players and develop strategies to defeat your opponents in exciting 5-on-5 battles.

Pokémon UNITE is a strategic team battle game being developed jointly by The Pokémon Company and Tencent Games' TiMi Studios. Pokémon UNITE is planned as a cross-platform game for Nintendo Switch and mobile devices and will be free-to-start.

In this game, players face off against each other in 5-on-5 team battles. During battles, players will cooperate with teammates to catch wild Pokémon, level up and evolve their own Pokémon, and defeat opponents' Pokémon while trying to earn more points than the opposing team within the allotted time.

Pokémon UNITE introduces a new kind of Pokémon battle—one that requires teamwork and strategy. It is simple and yet full of intricacies waiting to be unpacked.

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/uk/pokemon-news/pokemon-unite-delivers-strategic-team-battles-on-nintendo-switch-and-mobile-devices/

POKÉMON UNITE ANNNOUNCED FOR NINTENDO SWITCH AND MOBILE DEVICES

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New Cross-Platform Game Is Being Developed in Partnership with Tencent Games

Tokyo, JAPAN—June 24, 2020—Today during a Pokémon Presents video presentation, Tsunekazu Ishihara, president and CEO of The Pokémon Company, unveiled Pokémon UNITE, a new game for the Nintendo Switch™ system and mobile devices. Pokémon UNITE is being developed in partnership with Tencent Games’ TiMi Studios.

Pokémon UNITE is the first strategic Pokémon team battle game. Players face off against each other in five-on-five team battles. During these battles, players will cooperate with teammates to catch wild Pokémon, level up and evolve their own Pokémon. They will need to defeat their opponents’ Pokémon while trying to earn more points than the opposing team within the allotted time. Pokémon UNITE will be free-to-start.

About TiMi Studios
TiMi Studios, a subsidiary of Tencent Games, is a leading global video game development team headquartered in Shenzhen, China, with offices in Los Angeles, Shanghai and Chengdu, China. TiMi strives to create high-quality, high-fidelity and highly accessible games across a wide variety of genres. Founded in 2008, TiMi has developed a string of hit titles including Honor of Kings, Speed Drifters, CrossFire: Legends, Arena of Valor and most recently, Call of Duty: Mobile. To learn more about TiMi, follow us on Twitter @timistudios and Facebook @timistudiosofficial.

About Tencent Games
Tencent Games was launched in 2003 and has since grown into the leading global platform for game development, publishing and operations, as well as the operator of the largest online game community in China. It is dedicated to offering engaging, high-quality, interactive entertainment experiences for all players. Tencent Games currently offers more than 140 self-developed and licensed games across 200 countries and regions, which provides hundreds of millions of users with cross-platform interactive entertainment experiences. Honor of Kings, PUBG MOBILE and League of Legends are some of the most popular titles around the world. We are committed to exploring the full potential of games, leveraging the rich IP resources within Tencent, spanning literature, anime, film, and television, to create high-quality interactive entertainment experiences. Furthermore, Tencent Games actively collaborates with overseas game publishers, such as SEA, Netmarble, Supercell and more, to form strategic partnerships and launch new games.

YouTube Clip - Get ready to tune in to Pokémon Presents!


Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0meaWFXuTzc

Article edited on 2020-06-24 10:46:47 by Sunain
Mar 02

Pokémon Rumble Rush – Version 1.5.0

Posted by Sunain | March 2nd 2020 at 08:31 PM EST
Tags: Android, Apple iOS, Patches, Pokémon Rumble Rush
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There will be some maintenance on March 3rd and 4th, 2020 to prepare for the latest Software update of Pokémon Rumble Rush and the update for the game will bring it to Version 1.5.0.

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Pokémon Rumble Rush – Version 1.5.0 - Patch Notes:

  • Updated welcome gifts—you can get Mew and more. We’re adding new welcome gift for weeks 2-4.
  • Added the new Battle Royale feature. We’re adding Battle Royale, a new auto battling tournament for four teams of three Pokémon each. Battle Royale have their own Swap Shops where you can get a range of items.
  • Added the new Socket Plus item. We’re adding the new Socket Plus item, which will increase a Pokémon’s power gear sockets from one to two. You can get Socket Plus in a Battle Royale Swap Shop.
  • Added the new Poké Glam feature. We’ve added new items called Poké Glam to let you decorate your Pokémon. You can get Poké Glam in a Battle Royale Swap Shop.
  • Added player titles. You can get titles from playing Battle Royale.
  • Added Poké Diamond perks. You can get a range of items by spending a fixed amount of Poké Diamonds.
  • Adjusted Boss Pokémon encounters. We’re adjusting encounters so that the Boss Pokémon is infrequently replaced by a rare Pokémon while you’re playing a stage that is not a daily stage.
  • Improving tutorial. Some of the text in the tutorial is being improved.
  • Adjusting Coin Rush attempts. We’re fixing it so that your remaining number of attempts does not decrease when you return to the balloon during Coin Rush.
  • Changing the Brawny power gear from a stat power gear to a style power gear.
  • Improving the presentation of ore opening.
  • Fixing some bugs.

Source: https://apps.apple.com/ca/app/pok%C3%A9mon-rumble-rush/id1453000198

Article edited on 2020-03-04 09:29:20 by Sunain
Feb 20

Pokémon Masters - 1.7.0 Update

Posted by Sunain | February 20th 2020 at 09:43 AM EST
Tags: Android, Apple iOS, Patches, Pokémon Masters, DeNA
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DeNA has announced that the Version 1.7.0 update will come out today but the exact time the update becomes available may differ for each player. Details of this patch have been added to our Pokémon Masters updates page which will be updated as new patches are released.

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1.7.0 Update Notification

A new version of the app has been released today. Please update your app to the latest version. Note: Changes will be reflected after updating to Ver. 1.7.0 or higher. The exact time the update becomes available may differ for each player.

Update Details

  • Sync pairs can now use a new feature known as lucky skills.
  • Sync pair level caps have been adjusted.
  • The amount of XP acquired in some areas has been increased.
  • The Area Details screen can now be viewed in all areas that contain battles.
  • Sync pairs that appear, and their types and weaknesses can now be viewed in Area Details.
  • Interrupted play data for an area will now be stored for a maximum of 7 days from the time the area was started.
  • Various bugs, which appeared on rare occasion during specific circumstances, have been fixed.
  • Adjusted parts of the AI's behavior.
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements have been implemented.

Source: https://pokemonmasters-game.com/en-US/announcements/Update_2020_1W_1

Changes to Level Caps

The following changes to level caps will be made in Ver. 1.7.0. Note: Changes will be reflected after updating to Ver. 1.7.0 of the app. The exact time the update becomes available may differ for each player.

Level Caps Following the Update

5★ Sync Pairs
  • Initial level cap: 45
  • Level cap after 1 unlock: 60
  • Level cap after 2 unlocks: 75
  • Level cap after 3 unlocks: 90
  • Level cap after 4 unlocks: 105
  • Level cap after 5 unlocks: 120

4★ Sync Pairs
  • Initial level cap: 40
  • Level cap after 1 unlock: 55
  • Level cap after 2 unlocks: 70
  • Level cap after 3 unlocks: 85
  • Level cap after 4 unlocks: 100
  • Level cap after 5 unlocks: 120

3★ Sync Pairs
  • Initial level cap: 35
  • Level cap after 1 unlock: 50
  • Level cap after 2 unlocks: 65
  • Level cap after 3 unlocks: 80
  • Level cap after 4 unlocks: 95
  • Level cap after 5 unlocks: 115

Note: If a Power-Up has been used, please note your sync pair's number of ★ after the Power-Up was used. Additionally, some areas have been rebalanced to make obtaining XP easier.

Updated Areas

  • Main Story (single-player) battle areas, from Chapter 1 – Chapter 21

Important

  • The time period and featured content are subject to change without notice.

Source: https://pokemonmasters-game.com/en-US/announcements/Update_2020_1W_6

Article edited on 2020-02-20 09:44:15 by Sunain
Feb 11

Pokémon HOME is Now Live!

Posted by Sunain | February 11th 2020 at 09:46 PM EST
Tags: Android, Apple iOS, Pokémon Home
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Pokémon HOME is Now Live!

We are please to announce that Pokémon HOME services have started on February 12th, 2020.

With Pokémon HOME, you can connect to Pokémon series games including Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!, and Pokémon: Let's Go, Eevee! and move Pokémon among them.

You can also check out the statistics and details of your Pokémon within Pokémon HOME, and using the mobile device version, you can trade Pokémon with Trainers all over the world! You can even bring over your favorite Pokémon stored in your Pokémon Bank Boxes if you have a paid Premium Plan for Pokémon HOME.

More features are on the way for Pokémon HOME, too. The Battle Data feature and Pokémon Go connectivity are planned for release in the future. We thank you for your patience.

For details on the various services available through Pokémon HOME, please see the official website.

Android Download: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=jp.pokemon.pokemonhome
Apple iOS Download: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/pok%C3%A9mon-home/id1485352913

Pres Release - POKÉMON HOME AVAILABLE NOW FOR NINTENDO SWITCH AND MOBILE DEVICES

The Pokémon Company International announced today that Pokémon HOME, a cloud service designed as a place where all Pokémon can gather, is now available on the Nintendo Switch system, the App Store, and Google Play.

Pokémon HOME enables Trainers to take Pokémon from linked Pokémon series games, deposit them in Pokémon Boxes in the cloud, and move them around to other linked (and compatible) games. Also, by linking the same Nintendo Account to both versions of Pokémon HOME—the Nintendo Switch version and the mobile-device version—fans can access the same Pokémon Boxes from both hardware platforms. The Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon HOME supports connectivity with the Nintendo Switch games Pokémon Sword, Pokémon Shield, Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, and Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Both the Nintendo Switch version of Pokémon HOME and the mobile-device version of Pokémon HOME support connectivity with the Nintendo 3DS software Pokémon Bank.

To commemorate the release of Pokémon HOME, Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter will be available at no cost from Wednesday, February 12, to Thursday, March 12. Trainers will be able gather Pokémon from various Pokémon series games using Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter. Once they have their Pokémon in Pokémon Bank, Trainers will then be able to move the Pokémon to Pokémon HOME if they have a paid Premium Plan in Pokémon HOME.

Article edited on 2020-02-12 10:02:16 by Sunain
Jan 23

Pokémon GO - Release Notes - Version 0.165.0 (Android) and 0.131.0 (iOS)

Posted by Sunain | January 23rd 2020 at 07:56 PM EST
Tags: Android, Apple iOS, Patches, Pokémon GO, Niantic
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Pokémon GO has been updated to Version 0.131.0 on iOS and Version 0.165.0 on Android. Niantic has posted a detailed release notes for this version with lists of new features, updates and bug fixes.

What’s New in Version 0.165.0 (Android) and 0.131.0 (iOS)

  • In this update, we’re excited to announce more changes focusing on Trainer Battles!
  • Over the next couple of weeks, you’ll see some changes in Pokémon GO’s various combat systems.
  • We’re excited to see the teams you build with these changes, Trainers. Stay tuned, as we’ll be sharing more updates like these in the future. Good luck on the battlefield!

Release notes may be posted before the release is available to all players. Please check your app store for the latest version of Pokémon GO available to you.

Updates

  • Pokémon eligible for trade Evolution can now be searched using the search term “tradeevolve”
  • Attack and Defense stats changes are now cleared after swapping during combat
  • During battle, when two Pokémon use Charged Attacks at the same time, the Pokémon with the higher Attack stat will go first. If two Pokémon have the same Attack stat, a random Pokémon will go first.
  • Removed EX Raid-eligible tag on Gyms with already scheduled EX Raids
  • Updates to Team Go Rocket Leader Shadow Pokémon encounter logic
  • Minor visual and audio updates to the Buddy Adventure feature
  • New ways to engage in Trainer Battles

Bug Fixes

  • Resolved an issue causing Galaxy S10 devices running Android 10 to crash when entering AR+ mode
  • The “Walk together” category under “Total Activities” now updates more frequently
  • In-game notifications for when your buddy collects a candy now direct you to the new Buddy Profile page
  • Fixed a bug where the “Swap Buddies” button on the Buddy Profile page was incorrectly greyed out
  • Fixed an issue where buddy walk distance could display as a negative value The “Total days” counter now accurately tracks total days spent with your buddy on the
  • Buddy Profile page
  • Feeding berries to a buddy is now possible on a rotated device
  • Fixed instances when the Rocket Radar view could be superimposed on the normal Map View
  • Fixed an issue where a Team GO Rocket dialogue screen could appear when attempting to exit a Team GO Rocket battle
  • Added improvements to the Pokémon GO Plus automatic disconnect function
  • Your buddy must now be on the Map to receive a “Battle together” Affection heart, matching the existing description of the activity
  • Fixed a bug where Trainers could earn a “Visit a new place” Affection heart by spinning the Photo Disk at a previously visited Gym
  • Fixed an issue where a Best Buddy Ribbon would not appear on Buddy Pokémon when first reaching the Best Buddy level

Source: https://niantic.helpshift.com/a/pokemon-go/?s=release-notes-known-issues&f=0-165-release-notes&l=en&p=web

Article edited on 2020-01-24 07:56:59 by Sunain
Dec 02

Mewtwo and New Gears Arrive in Pokémon Rumble Rush

Posted by Sunain | December 2nd 2019 at 04:08 PM EST
Tags: Android, Apple iOS, Pokémon Rumble Rush
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The official Pokémon website has announced that a new update is coming for Pokémon Rumble Rush where over 100 new Pokémon will be added to the game. It was announced on December 2nd, 2019 that the update would come out on November 27th, 2019, but as of this post, the last update for the game was on November 21st, 2019.

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Mewtwo and New Gears Arrive in Pokémon Rumble Rush

A big update includes more Pokémon, new gears, gameplay updates, and more.

Look forward to more excitement in Pokémon Rumble Rush, starting November 27. More than 100 new Pokémon will be added to the game—including Alolan Raichu and Golisopod. Plus, the Legendary Pokémon Mewtwo has begun to appear, including as a special gift. There'll also be new Pokémon power gears that can greatly increase the CP of certain Pokémon. Also check out new style power gears, like Grappler, which causes your Pokémon to deal more damage the closer it is to its foes.

This update also includes some gameplay tweaks. The amount of damage per second you dealt will be displayed on the screen when you clear a stage. Also, the total damage done to a Super Boss using summon gears will also be displayed as well as the max damage you have dealt to one Pokémon.

Whether you haven't tried Pokémon Rumble Rush or stepped away for a while, now's a great time to rumble! You can check it out for iOS devices on the App Store and for Android devices on Google Play.

Source: https://www.pokemon.com/us/pokemon-news/mewtwo-and-new-gears-arrive-in-pokemon-rumble-rush/

Article edited on 2019-12-02 04:09:12 by Sunain
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