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It’s no secret that Pokemon GO has been incredibly successful for developer Niantic, however there have also been numerous problems on its road to success, including residents, local authorities etc who feel that the game is negatively affecting the real world locations it is played at. The latest of those is the town of Kijkduin in the Netherlands, near Den Haag, The Guardian reports. The beaches near the town are popular hunting grounds for Pokemon – however, some of the dunes are considered protected areas, and local authorities are concerned that the mass of people playing Pokemon GO there will cause damage to these protected areas. In an official statement, the authorities said that they “want to ban these small virtual animals in protected areas and in the streets from 11:00 pm to 7:00 am”.

Authorities in Den Haag said that they’ve been trying to reach Niantic since mid-August, but have received no reply from the US-based developer. As such, they feel like they “have no other choice” but to go to court. The hearing will take place at a court in Den Haag on October 11th.

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Miitomo has been updated with new content once again. Players can nab some new items in the latest Miitomo Drop stage, “Wear your sweet tooth! Sweet Treats #2”.

Available items include:

– Lollipop glasses
– Mint-leaf striped shirt
– Chocolate swirl skirt
– Candy tights

Users can select Miitomo Drop stages from the Shop tab. Miitomo coins or game tickets are needed to play.

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Pokemon GO can now be downloaded and played in another six countries. Today, Niantic made the app available in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Mongolia.

Yesterday, Pokemon GO added another set of countries. That included Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macau, Macedonia, and Serbia.

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The latest information about Pokemon GO’s performance comes from mobile intelligence group Newzoo, who published a new report on the game today.

Since launch, Pokemon GO is estimated to have earned $470 million. That was done in just 82 days. Newzoo additionally reveals that Pokemon GO is generating $2 million a day, down from the previous figure of $16 million. Downloads clock in at around 700,000 a day.

As far as who’s playing Pokemon GO, 36 percent of players are between the ages of 16 to 25, and 43 percent are female. The app brought in 20 million new mobile gamers in U.S., U.K., Germany, and France.

Newzoo chief executive officer Peter Warman relayed the following:

“Pokémon Go has opened our eyes in many ways. It has refreshed the top grossing mobile game ranking that has been dominated by a small number of publishers and games for a long time. It has proven beyond a doubt that AR can be applied in ways that appeal to a mass audience. Equally important from a business perspective, it has given [developer] Niantic investor Google enormous insight and data that it can incorporate into its location-based advertising and services strategy. The fact that Pokémon Go has motivated kids and youngsters to spend more time outside is an additional bonus, even if that means they take their screens with them.”

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Miitomo has been updated with more content. Users will find a new stage, along with some brand new items.

“Wear your sweet tooth! Sweet Treats #1” is the new stage. It includes the following:

– Checkerboard-cookie hair clip
– Crunchy cookie tee
– Gingerbread miniskirt
– Gingerbread man pin

And as far as the new items go, you can nab the following:

– Plaid beret w/ pom-pom
– Embroidered tiger jacket
– Centaur outfit
– Lip-print skirt
– Leggings + thick socks
– Rubber boat shoes
– Skull necklace
– Wings of victory

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Pokemon GO may not quite be setting the world on fire like it was a while ago, but the app is still launching in some parts of the world.

According to the Pokemon GO website, players will be able to download Pokemon GO from the iTunes store or Google Play store in Albania, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Macau, Macedonia, and Serbia.

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Pokemon GO’s initial launch didn’t exactly go smoothly. The game’s servers were completely overwhelmed to start out, leaving many unable to play.

Google Cloud’s Luke Stone wrote up a blog today and included a graph that gives us another look at just how much Pokemon GO smashed through expectations. An estimated target and worst case scenario were considered, but as you can see, both were shattered.

Stone also shared these interesting facts:

In the past, when Niantic has changed the spawning nests in Pokemon GO, players could sort of predict what would happen in a way. As Forbes points out:

“Previously, when Niantic changed around spawning nests in Pokémon GO, there was a set list of Pokémon that would change to a different set list of Pokémon. For example, when I started Pokémon GO, I had a Dratini nest by my house, and after the first update, it changed to an Eevee nest, as did all other Dratini nests worldwide. Then after the next update, those Eevee nests, mine included, all changed to Kabuto nests, and so on.”

Niantic has now made another change to Pokemon GO’s spawning nests, but things seem to be different. We’re hearing reports that the system is now completely randomized. Rarity remains the same, but players can’t predict what nests have changed into. Relative rarity is a factor, but other than that, you simply need to go out and look for yourself.

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Miitomo has been updated with new content once again. Players can nab some new items in the latest Miitomo Drop stage, “Art is life! Art Museum #3”.

Available items include:

– Frame
– Vitruvian tee
– Painter’s jumpsuit
– Art tube

Users can select Miitomo Drop stages from the Shop tab. Miitomo coins or game tickets are needed to play.

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Miitomo has been updated with new content once again. Players can nab some new items in the latest Miitomo Drop stage, “Art is life! Art Museum #2”.

Available items include:

– Modern art installation hat
– Cubism dress
– Modern art high-tops

Users can select Miitomo Drop stages from the Shop tab. Miitomo coins or game tickets are needed to play.

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