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Is this Niantic’s next game?

First came Ingress. Then came Pokemon GO, and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Then came… Catan? It’s starting to look like the next property to get Niantic’s “real world game&#822

A chat with Niantic CEO John Hanke on the launch of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Just shy of three years ago, Pokémon GO took over the world. Players filled the sidewalks, and crowds of trainers flooded parks and landmarks. Anywhere you looked, people were throwing Pokéballs and

The definitive Niantic reading guide

In just a few years, Niantic has evolved from internal side project into an independent industry trailblazer. Having reached tremendous scale in such a short period of time, Niantic acts as a poignant

Niantic overhauls Ingress to make it more welcoming for new players

Before there was Pokémon GO, there was Ingress. It was Niantic’s first game — and while it never became the overwhelmingly popular phenomenon that GO did, it’s undeniably what allowed G

Pokémon Go creator raises $200 million ahead of Harry Potter game launch

Pokémon Go creator Niantic has raised a new $200 million in funding, reports The Wall Street Journal. The Series B raise was led by Spark Capital, and includes participation from Founders Fund, Merit

Niantic’s new invite-only “Portal Recon” tool lets players vote real-world locations into Ingress

While most people might know Niantic for building the hype-monster that is Pokémon GO, GO wasn’t the company’s first big release. That title goes to Ingress, an equally (if not more) loca

Niantic Labs Announces User-Generated Missions In Ingress

Those interested in blurring the lines between the real world and video games should out the latest update to Ingress, the augmented reality game from Google's Niantic Labs.

Google Brings Ingress Location-Based Game To iPhone And iPad

Google has brought its Ingress game to iOS, with a launch of the app for iPhone and iPad released late yesterday. The app has been available for two years now, and has managed to accumulate over four

Google’s Niantic Labs Will Soon Launch An eBook Spin-Off Of Its Ingress AR Game

This is a bit of an odd story: according to paidContent – and as first reported by to PublishersLunch – Google’s Niantic Labs, the somewhat mysterious division of Google that is home

Niantic Labs Bears More Fruit: Location-Based Massively Multiplayer Game Ingress Hits Google Play

We've seen startups tackle location-based multiplayer gaming, with title's like Massive Damage's Please Stay Calm and Shadow Cities out of Grey Area, but now a heavyweight player has entered the ring