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Delayed European 'Pokémon Go' events are back on the schedule

Sure, the Pokémon Go Fest in Chicago didn't quite go to plan, but Niantic apparently has things back on track looking forward to events in Europe. France, Spain and Germany are all ready for Safari Zone get-togethers on the 16th, while the four delayed events from August are now scheduled for October. Source: Pokémon Go

How Niantic Hosted 2M Players In Yokohama By Learning From Pokémon GO Fest’s Mistakes

While we sit here debating the merits of upcoming exclusive raids and whether or not Legendary fatigue is real, Pokémon GO did manage to have its biggest, most rewarding, most successful live event to date in Yokohama, Japan this past week.

News Post: Pokémon NO Fest, Part 1

5 months agoWeb / Webcomics : Penny Arcade!

Tycho: Pokémon GO is a game about seizing imaginary monsters. Pokémon GO Fest is, by many reports, a festival about not catching them. It’s a very modern concept. It unpacks the negative space that surrounds around presence in a transformative way. Show More Summary

Pokemon Go's Next Legendary Is Now In The Wild

Niantic Labs may have caused a bit of a ruckus with the whole Pokemon Go Fest that went up in proverbial flames due to the servers not being able to accommodate all the players who wanted to participate, but don't worry, it's all made up for with the fact that a new Legendary Pokemon has entered...

Following the Pokemon Go Fest disaster, Niantic postpones future events

Pokemon Go Fest was a great idea. Not only did it give Niantic a chance to reignite interest in Pokemon Go, it served as the perfect opportunity to introduce Legendary Pokemon into the game. But you know what they say about the best laid plans of mice and men. Show More Summary

Niantic postpones European Pokemon Go events after Chicago debacle

6 months agoTechnology / Google : Phandroid

Niantic has postponed several Pokemon Go Fest meetups in Europe after the Chicago disaster. However, a handful of events will proceed as planned.

Chicago's Pokemon Go Fest went so poorly that Niantic has postponed some European events

Pokemon Go developer Niantic recently held its first ever Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago in celebration of the game's one-year anniversary. It was an unmitigated disaster by most all standards. The swell of people in one spot overwhelmed the cell towers and rendered the game unusable. Show More Summary

Niantic postpones its Pokémon Go events in Europe after its Chicago festival ended in disaster

Following the disastrous outcome of the first-ever Pokémon Go Fest in Chicago this month, Niantic has decided to delay its upcoming European events, previously scheduled for August. These events were meant to further stoke interest in...Show More Summary

After 'Pokémon Go' Fest disaster, Niantic delays events in Europe

Pokémon Go developer Niantic is taking its mistakes to heart and delaying a handful of upcoming events so they don't turn out like the first-ever Pokémon Go Fest in Chicago. Previously announced Pokémon Go Safari Zone events in Denmark,...Show More Summary

Pokémon Go Fest fallout continues as frustrated fans sue Niantic Labs

6 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

Nearly two dozen frustrated fans are suing the creator of Pokémon Go, after technical failures left them unable to play the game at a festival celebrating it in Chicago last weekend. Things devolved quickly at Pokémon Go Fest last Saturday, after cellular network failures left the game unplayable. Disgruntled attendees, who couldn’t access special premiums […]

Niantic postposes upcoming Pokémon GO events in Europe following Chicago failure

6 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

Niantic last week held the world’s first ever Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago, only to be plagued by network and server issues that essentially rendered the app useless. Despite promising last week that all future events would go on as planned, Niantic now says it will postpone select events in Europe… more…

A disappointed Pokémon GO Fest attendee has proposed class-action lawsuit against Niantic

For many, Pokémon GO is so summer 2016. But at least 20,000 people are still die-hard fans of the game, as proven by their participation in Pokémon GO Fest in Chicago’s Grant Park last week. Unfortunately, the event was a disappointment...Show More Summary

Pokemon Go Fest’s blunders result in class-action lawsuit

What could go wrong other than spotty Internet, huge lines, and a server meltdown?

Some 'Pokémon Go' Fest Attendees Are Suing Niantic

6 months agoNews : The Lookout

The Pokémon Go Fest this past weekend was a total disaster, and some attendees are planning to file a lawsuit against developer Niantic.

Niantic Delays Some Pokemon Go Live Events In Wake Of Pokemon Go Fest Lawsuits

The Pokemon Go news continues to be rough for fans of the popular mobile game, as Niantic has announced that some upcoming live events have been postponed. Obviously, the recent debacle in Chicago played into this decision, and we're guessing the subsequent lawsuits aren't helping...

Pokemon Go Fest attendees file class-action against Niantic, company postpones Safari Zone events in Europe

The issues Niantic Labs faced last weekend during Pokemon Go Fest aren’t over just yet. A group of Pokemon Go players who attended Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago’s Grant Park have filed a class-action suit against Niantic Labs, hoping to recoup travel expenses. The suit was filed by a person from California who traveled to […]

Some Pokémon Go events in Europe postponed after Chicago debacle

Last weekend's Pokémon Go Fest did not go well, with technical issues and cell coverage problems preventing many players from participating at the event's Chicago location in Grant Park. Afterward, the game's makers refunded players and offered other goodies, but complaints have persisted and there's even a reported lawsuit. Show More Summary

Some Pokemon Go Players Are Suing Over Pokemon Go Fest

Niantic Labs' Pokemon Go's first ever festival took place in Chicago, and it was way bigger than anyone could have ever imagined. The massive size of the event and some major hiccups in Niantic delivering what was promised didn't leave some people satisfied, though, and now they're...

Modojo Rewind: Pokemon Go Fest And Niantic's Series Of Unfortunate Events

It's been quite the week over at Modojo — while we've been scrambling to cover all of the latest news based around Niantic and their free-to-play hit Pokemon Go, Niantic itself has been scrambling to make amends for its truly dismal showing at last weekend's Pokemon Go Fest. Show More Summary

Niantic Faces Lawsuit After Pokemon Go Fest Disappoints Fans

Earlier this month, Niantic hosted a special festival in Chicago to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the wildly successful Pokemon GO launch in 2016. As previously reported, the shindig didn’t go quite as planned. Most attendees...Show More Summary

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