Dutch Authorities Take Pokémon Go Creators to Court Over Protected Beaches - TIME

Thousands of Pokémon Go players have swarmed beaches on a small coastal town in the Netherlands, prompting authorities to reach out to the game's creators out of concern for the protected areas. Niantic Labs officials never responded, though, so the ...and more »

The insane crush on Pokémon Go servers was 10 times as bad as the 'worst case scenario' - Business Insider

It didn't take long after its early July launch for Pokémon Go to become a phenomenon — and even less time after that for players to totally overload the game's servers, causing the game's developer Niantic Labs to pause international rollout. A chart ...and more »

Pokémon Go maker taken to court over players on beaches - The Guardian

Pokémon Go players gather at the beach in Kijkduin, which has been named as Pokémon capital of the Netherlands. Photograph: Remko de Waal/EPA. Pokémon Go. Pokémon Go maker taken to court over players on beaches. Case will be heard in the ...and more »

Pokémon Go servers were hit by 50 times higher traffic than expected - The Guardian

Spanish fans play the highly addictive Pokemon Go game during a gathering in central Madrid, Spain to play the computer game. Photograph: Daniel Ochoa de Olza/AP. Pokémon Go. Pokémon Go servers were hit by 50 times higher traffic than expected.and more »

Pokémon Go players are revolting with FTC complaints - Digital Spy

Since Pokémon Go launched in July, the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) in the US has received dozens of complaints citing various consumer gripes with the game, Niantic, and Nintendo. By submitting a Freedom of Information Act request, Polygon has ...and more »

Google explains how it helped Niantic bring Pokémon Go to life - Developer Tech

The growth of AR hit Pokémon Go was staggering and far exceeded the humble expectations of developer Niantic Labs. Within just 15 minutes of launching in Australia and New Zealand, player traffic surged well past Niantic's expectations and created a ...and more »

Dutch take Pokemon Go makers to court as gamers flood beaches - Phys.Org

Dutch authorities are taking the US makers of Pokemon Go to court, after the company failed to meet pleas to stop hordes of fans flocking to protected beaches. Since the game was launched in The Netherlands, thousands of fans have been crowding the ...and more »

Pokémon Go creator sued by The Hague over “nuisance” players on beaches - Ars Technica UK

Pokémon Go is still going, apparently—and it's still a menace to society. The Dutch authorities have filed a lawsuit against the game's developers Niantic this week, seeking to ban players from descending on the fragile beaches at Kijkduin near the ...and more »

Pokemon Go hit 50x traffic target, putting Google to the test - CNET

Demand for Pokemon Go was so great it tested Google's behind-the-scenes systems. Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto/Getty Images. Online traffic for Pokemon Go was 50 times greater than expected, severely testing a new way of dealing with cloud services at Google ...and more »

Pokemon GO Players File Complaints With Federal Trade Commission - Twinfinite

Pokemon GO was arguably the biggest game of the Summer and saw millions of Pokemon trainers leave their houses to hunt Pokemon when the game was first launched back in July. However, not all players have been having a great time, in fact, some have ...and more »