The latest update for Pokémon Go doesn’t add new monsters. Instead, it takes advantage of iOS 11’s advanced augmented reality tech to give you a better look at them. “The new AR+ feature builds on the core AR gameplay in Pokémon Go and leverages Apple’s ARKit framework to enhance the visuals and dynamics of catching Pokémon in the real world,” a blog postsays. Meaning, Pikachu, and pals will now be the proper size based on where you find them. Getting closer or backing up will cause them to change in size and perspective from here on out assuming you have an iPhone 6s or newer.
This isn’t just a superficial update, either. Developer Niantic [...]
Felix Kjellberg, better known as Pewdiepie – the biggest YouTuber on the planet, kicked off the latest in his recent spree of controversy over his supposed use of racist language when he dropped the N-word during a PUBG live stream. In response, Sean Vanaman, the founder of Campo Santo, the developers of Firewatch, filed a DMCA takedown request against the YouTuber, saying on Twitter that he was “sick of this child getting more and more chances every day to make money off of what we create.” Yesterday, Pewdiepie responded by putting up a new video saying the copyright strike had been successful, and describing the move as “an attack on me,” and warned [...]
On the heels of the announcement on March 4th, 2016, NianticLabs has released the beta version of its Augmented reality gaming experience, Pokemon Go, to a select group of testers in Japan.
If you haven’t been following any of the news coming out of formerly Google’s NianticLabs, you’ve missed out on some of the most amazing developments to ever hit Augmented Reality gaming or even the entire Gaming Industry. Pokemon Go was first conceptualized in early 2013 by Satoru Iwata of Nintendo. After the tremendous success of the groundbreaking game of the same genre Ingress by Niantic Labs, Nitendo used this as a proof-of-concept and proceeded with the development [...]