[Switch] Pokémon Go is getting an evolution-themed event, featuring Shiny Burmy
Dec 10, 2019
Pokémon Go will have its first Evolution Event starting on Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. ET.
The event will feature Pokémon like Onix, Eevee, Roselia, and Burmy spawning more frequently in the wild and in raids. Pokémon with “unique evolutions” like Lickitung, Scyther, Togetic, and Ralts will also join raids. Tyrogue, Feebas, Burmy, and Happiny will also hatch out of two kilometer eggs more often.
Source: The Polygon
[Switch] The Nintendo Switch had its best US sales week ever thanks to Black Friday
Dec 9, 2019
Black Friday was a bright spot for Nintendo this year. Today, the company announced that the Thanksgiving holiday week was its biggest sales week ever for the Nintendo Switch in the US. According to Nintendo, between November 24th and 30th, the company sold 830,000 units combined of both the original Switch and the recently launched Switch Lite.
Source: The Verge
[Game News] Riot launches publishing label to create even more League of Legends games
Dec 8, 2019
For its 10th anniversary in October, Riot announced a number of new initiatives meant to expand the League of Legends universe, including a fighting game, mobile spinoff, animated series, and others. But there are plenty more in the works. Today, Riot announced a brand-new publishing label, which will see the developer partner with smaller studios to create even more League of Legends games.
Source: The Verge
[Mobile Game] Bunch, the Discord for mobile games, raises $3.85M from Supercell, Tencent, Riot Games
Dec 6, 2019
Bunch is a lot like Discord, but for mobile games. Users who download the game can connect with friends and join an audio or video chat with them. From there, users can choose a game to load and the whole party is instantly taken not just to the game, but into a multiplayer game session with their friends.
Today, Bunch has announced the close of a strategic investment round of $3.85 million from top game makers, including Supercell, Tencent, Riot Games, Miniclip and Colopl Next.
[Mobile Game] IAF's mobile video game gets selected for Google 'Best Game-2019' contest
Dec 5, 2019
Internet giant Google has selected Indian Air Force's video game, 'Indian Air Force: A Cut Above', to compete for 'Best Game-2019' in the 'Users Choice Game' category.
Taking to its official Twitter handle, the IAF urged netizens to vote for the IAF's 3D mobile video game to win in the 'Users Choice Game' of 2019.
Source: The Economic Times