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Niantic cancels European Pokémon Go gatherings after Chicago fiasco - Ars Technica

Niantic's first attempt at a live Pokémon Go gathering in Chicago last week went so badly that attendees are organizing a class-action lawsuit after shoddy cell reception prevented most of the 20,000 attendees from playing the game during the paid ...and more »

An angry gamer is suing the company behind 'Pokémon Go' after its disastrous festival - Business Insider

Niantic, the company behind smartphone game "Pokémon Go," has been hit with a proposed class-action lawsuit over its troublesome event last week in Chicago that attracted 20,000 Pokemon Go players from around the world. The "Pokémon Go FEST," the first ...and more »

Niantic postpones its Pokémon GO events in Europe after its Chicago festival ended in disaster - TechCrunch

Following the disastrous outcome of the first-ever Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago this month, Niantic has decided to delay its upcoming European events, previously scheduled for August. These events were meant to further stoke interest in the still popular ...and more »

Raiding has reinvigorated the hardcore Pokemon Go community - Destructoid

Over the past six months or so, interest in Pokemon Go dropped. Some cited that gyms were too boring, others said that new Pokedexes didn't arrive quick enough, and others were tired of waiting for trading and battling modes. But legendaries are here ...and more »

How to catch Moltres, the new Legendary Pokemon in Pokemon Go - BGR

Two weeks ago, the Pokemon Go community banded together to catch as many Pokemon as possible in order to unlock the game's first Legendary Pokemon. Once they had accomplished their goal, Lugia and Articuno started appearing at Gyms around the world ...and more »

Pokémon GO Fest Disaster Leads to More Events Being Delayed - Gadget Hacks

Niantic has gotten themselves into a bit of a mess regarding their hit game Pokémon GO recently. The company hosted a fan fest in Chicago earlier this month that ended up being a complete disaster. It was Niantic's first live event which likely had the ...and more »

Following the Pokemon Go Fest disaster, Niantic postpones future events - BGR

Pokemon Go Fest was a great idea. Not only did it give Niantic a chance to reignite interest in Pokemon Go, it served as the perfect opportunity to introduce Legendary Pokemon into the game. But you know what they say about the best laid plans of mice ...and more »

European 'Pokémon Go' events delayed to ensure things run smoothly - Mashable

Pokémon Go developer Niantic is taking its mistakes to heart and delaying a handful of upcoming events so they don't turn out like the first-ever Pokémon Go Fest in Chicago. Previously announced Pokémon Go Safari Zone events in Denmark, Czech Republic ...and more »

Niantic Sued By Attendees Over Pokémon Go Fest Fiasco - iGyaan Network (blog)

The Pokémon Go Fest, which marked the game's first anniversary turned out to be an absolute disaster. The fest was supposed to be a huge celebration. Players were promised rare Pokémons, rewards, training tips but were served with nothing but ...and more »

Pokemon Go Has Highest-Grossing Day Since Launch Thanks to Legendaries - IGN

By Hope Corrigan The limited-time introduction of legendary Pokemon has seen Pokemon Go players spend the most money in a single day outside of the game's launch period. Sensor Tower's revenue data shows that around the globe Pokemon Go players put ...and more »