Pokémon resets some users’ passwords after hacking attempts

The Pokémon Company said it detected hacking attempts against some of its users and reset those user account passwords. Last week, an alert was visible on Pokémon’s official support website that s

Pokémon Company says it intends to investigate Palworld

The Pokémon Company said Thursday it has not granted any permission to “another company,” referring to viral new game Palworld-developer Pocketpair, to use Pokémon intellectual property

Gamers flock to Palworld’s ‘Pokémon with guns’ despite copyright qualms

When Palworld made its inauspicious debut in a teaser a year or so back, few thought this strange, blatant Pokémon ripoff would be anything but a quickly forgotten oddity. But after its Early Access

After 50,000 hours, this AI can play Pokémon Red

Almost 10 years ago, the online phenomenon “Twitch Plays Pokémon” convened over a million people to play Pokémon Red at the same time, with each player’s keystrokes registering as commands for

They made a scary matcha Pokémon

A new Pokémon just dropped, and it’s literally a chipped teapot of matcha. It is called Poltchageist, and yes, that’s a portmanteau of “poltergeist” and “matcha.”

Cramorant is back, baby

The new Pokémon app will put you to sleep

Gotta catch ’em all! Catch all those Zs, that is. Now available in the U.S., Pokémon Sleep is an app that “turns sleep into entertainment.” Thankfully, the app does not imbue your b

Pokémon GO will raise the price of remote raid passes

Pokémon GO is raising the price of remote raid passes, the mobile game announced today. Players used to be able to buy one pass for 100 coins (about $1) or three passes for 250 coins (about $2.50), b

Pokémon GO gets integration with Scarlet & Violet, plus Pokémon Sleep update

On Monday’s Pokémon Presents livestream, the company behind the hit megafranchise announced an integration between its latest main series games, Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, and the Niantic-p

Pokémon partners with Netflix to launch stop-motion series ‘Pokémon Concierge’

The Pokémon Company is collaborating with Netflix to launch a new stop-motion animated series called “Pokémon Concierge.” The series follows a concierge at the Pokémon Resort, where Pok

In Pokémon GO, you can now capture superbig or supersmall friends

For some reason, Niantic added a feature to Pokémon GO in which sometimes Pokémon can be HUGE and sometimes they’re tiny. This feels like a relatively useless feature that doesn’t really

Get a load o’ this guy! (There’s a new ghost dog Pokémon called Greavard)

I cannot feasibly write a new post on TechCrunch dot com every time a new Pokémon is announced. I did skip over Bellibolt, the electric frog Pokémon that generates power from its big belly. But you

I played a sneak peek of ‘Pokémon Scarlet,’ the franchise’s first open world game

The ninth installment in the iconic franchise’s main series games, “Pokémon Scarlet & Violet” melds the best parts of “Pokémon Legends: Arceus” and “Pokémon

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet has a VTuber gym leader

I didn’t know we needed a VTuber Gym Leader in the Pokémon universe. Then, we met Iono. Last week, Pokémon released a 14-minute trailer about the upcoming Pokémon Scarlet & Violet games,

Make your very own AI-generated Pokémon-like creature

After nine generations of Pokémon, it can sometimes feel like the game developers are just pulling random words from a hat and seeing what they come up with. I still can’t decide if Klefki, the

Nintendo announces new Zelda, Fire Emblem and Pikmin games

This morning’s Nintendo Direct was full of upcoming game announcements, but one in particular stood out to fans: the long-awaited sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is coming to t

Daily Crunch: Unknown hacker drains millions of dollars from thousands of Solana hot wallets

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Wake up, new Pokémon just dropped

Today’s “Pokémon Presents” livestream wasn’t as chock-full of news as previous announcements about the upcoming Nintendo Switch games “Pokémon Scarlet & Violet.&#82

Pokémon GO’s new ‘daily adventure incense’ will make you take a 15-minute walk

The parent company to Pokémon GO, Niantic has been very clear over the years that it wants us to take a “stupid walk for our stupid mental health,” as the meme goes. This week, Pokémon G

Whatnot’s valuation doubles to $3.7B as livestream shopping gains popularity in US

Whatnot plans roll out additional categories for collectors, including diecast cars, stamps and action figures.
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