Back in April Niantic Labs started up the ‘Field Test’ for Pokemon GO, which is essentially a closed beta. When that started, it was only available in a few select regions, such as Australia and New Zealand. Today the company has expanded that beta testing phase to include the USA and that means that sign-ups are now open.
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Niantic Labs’ upcoming Pokemon GO game now has another video showing off some of the gameplay you’ll find when the game is officially released. So far we have had a very short video that was leaked from SXSW 2016 showing a little bit of the gameplay, which looked rather over-simplified. Shortly after that, within days, Niantic Labs released additional details and screenshots for Pokemon GO.
In other Pokemon related news, gamers everywhere, or at least Pokemon fans, lost their collective minds when Pokemon GO was announced last year. Niantic, the company behind the upcoming title, is now expanding field testing for Pokemon Go to Australia and New Zealand.
Every day we feature a new deal over on our store and today we were going to showcase the Backblaze Unlimited Backup 1-year subscription that is currently on sale. However, while looking through some of our other goodies, I spotted this rather cool Ingress battery pack, complete with animated lighting.
Set to release next year, Pokémon Go is the latest mobile release for that gaming franchise. Pokémon Go is the creation of a collaborative effort between The Pokémon Company, Nintendo, and Niantic (the makers of Ingress). Within the game, players are looking to go out into the real world to catch, trade, or battle their Pokémon (much like how Ingress works).
Niantic Labs, the group behind Ingress and Field Trip, are now becoming independent from Google, likely stemming from Google’s restructuring into a subsidiary of Alphabet. They have sent out emails to users indicating not only that Niantic is now it’s open company, but also that they are to receive a transfer of information.
One of the stories from GDC 2015 we had to sit on was our interview with Niantic Labs about their upcoming title called Endgame. Well today we can finally talk about everything including a bit of the gameplay we saw for Endgame: Proving Grounds. For those of you not familiar with these developers, Niantic Labs are the folks behind the rather unique location-based game Ingress. So what is Endgame: Proving Grounds about? We sat down with Niantic Labs during GDC 2015 to find out all about it.
Google’s Niantic Labs have officially dropped the beta tags that having been hanging off their location-based MMO called Ingress for quite some time now. That means this game is now available for everyone who happen to want to get in on the action. Originally this game was supposed to drop its beta tags on December 14th, 2013 but for whatever reason it has happened today instead.
Google’s in-house game studio Niantic Labs has announced that their location-based MMO game Ingress will officially be a thing on December 14th, 2013. This means it will be dropping any sort of beta status which is has been in since it launched. In fact it was only last week that Ingress made the jump from closed beta to an open beta status.
For the most part most augmented reality games are usually of an MMO nature with a few exceptions to the rule existing. Google has already done its fair share invading the world with Android devices and now their in-house development studio, called Niantic Labs, have revealed an MMO augmented reality game called Ingress which looks pretty interesting to say the least.