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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. Authorities in the Netherlands are taking Niantic Labs, developers of the smash hit mobile game Pokémon Go ...and more »

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

Pokemon Go players look at their cell phones as they gather at the beach in Kijkduin, which has been named as the Pokemon capital of the Netherlands, on August 10, 2016. REMKO DE WAAL—AFP/Getty Images. By Julia Zorthian. September 29, 2016. Thousands ...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 »

3 Pokemon GO updates that'll suck me back in - SlashGear

Niantic has a set of features up its sleeve that they hope will not only bring the game back near its peak in global users, it'll bring in new players as well. Back when the game was launched, it caught on with feature's we'd never seen before. As ...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 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. If you played Pokémon Go anywhere near its launch date, you probably noticed that it ...and more »

Pokémon Go Plus review: Professor Oak would not approve -

Coming in at just over $50 CAD after tax, Nintendo, the Pokémon Company and Niantic's Pokémon Go Plus is not only shoddy and feels like it belongs in a dollar store, but it also removes the fun of exploration from Pokémon Go, the game's main appeal ...and more »

How Google Dealt with Pokémon GO Traffic 50 Times Beyond Expectations - SDxCentral

Google Cloud got the ultimate test in July when its new customer Niantic released Pokémon GO, and the game shattered all prior estimates of player traffic. Engineers at Google and Niantic prepared for worst-case-scenario traffic at five times beyond ...and more »

Revenue Ran Away: 'Pokémon GO's Lost Billions - Forbes

Dave Thier , Contributor I write about video games and technology. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Photo: Dave Thier. Pokémon GO has entered Phase 2. Phase 1 was something somewhat surreal, with people roaming in packs in every ...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 »