Special Pokémon GO event to kick off Sunday in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The developer of mobile game phenomenon Pokémon GO is hosting a special event Sunday (Nov. 22) in Tainan, where Pokémon trainers can catch featured monsters ...

Taiwan's Cathay Bank turns 2,500 ATMs, service centers into Pokémon stops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading Taiwanese bank group is turning its ATMs and service centers nationwide into hotspots for players of the world's most popular augmented reality game — ...

Wally Lamb barred from prison to resume writing program

NIANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Author Wally Lamb says he was barred from entering a Connecticut women's prison to resume a writing program that had been reinstated after an investigation that cleared him of wr...

Video shows man use Poké Ball to travel around Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An American blogger has posted a video of his adventures using a limited edition Poké Ball-themed electronic stored-value card in Taipei. Daniel Arreola, 34, who runs...

Poké Ball EasyCards go on sale in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To join in on the Pokémon Go craze, Taipei’s EasyCard Corporation has teamed up with Niantic, Inc. to offer limited edition Poké Ball-themed electronic stor...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending June 30, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. ...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending June 23, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. ...

Taiwan hosts 2nd biggest Pokémon GO event in world, rakes in NT$1.5 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At total of 1.01 million people visited the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan and brought in NT$1.5 billion (US$48 million) in business to the local economy over the course of ...

Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan draws 500,000 trainers, rakes in NT$500 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The five-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event, which wraps up in Tainan, Taiwan today, has attracted over 500,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players) and brought in an esti...

Nintendo News: New Pokémon™ Experiences Announced for Nintendo Switch

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2018--Last night, Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, GAME FREAK and Niantic announced several fun new Pokémon experiences coming to the Nintendo Switch system in 2...

Pokémon Games Unveiled for Nintendo Switch

BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018--During a special Pokémon press conference in Tokyo today, The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced three new ways to play Pokémon for Ni...

Pokémon Games Unveiled for Nintendo Switch

BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018--During a special Pokémon press conference in Tokyo today, The Pokémon Company International and Nintendo announced three new ways to play Pokémon for Ni...

Clean up Taipei with ‘Pokémon Go’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Developer Niantic announced that 'Pokémon Go' will be celebrating Earth Day on April 22 by encouraging players to help clean up the environment while playin...

Pokemon Go Fest planners settle lawsuit with unhappy players

CHICAGO (AP) — The organizers of a Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago have settled a class-action lawsuit by dissatisfied attendees for about $1.6 million. Last year's festival in Chicago's ...

Taiwan Lantern Festival starts today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To coincide with the traditional Lantern Festival, the annual Taiwan Lantern Festival will officially kick off today (March 2) in central Taiwan's Chiayi County. Taiwan...