Nintendo trademark suggests Nintendo 64 Classic Edition

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Nintendo trademark suggests Nintendo 64 Classic Edition

Nintendo may be planning to release the next iteration of its “Classics” console series: the Nintendo 64, if recent European trademark filings from the company are any indication.

On July 18, Nintendo filed four graphical trademarks with the European Union Intellectual Property Office. Each one is a simple piece of black-and-white line art, a 2D graphical representation of a Nintendo console or controller. Here’s the most intriguing one:

Which of these will be Pokémon Go’s first legendary Pokémon?

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Which of these will be Pokémon Go’s first legendary Pokémon?

Something huge is coming to Pokémon Go soon: legendary Pokémon, which players can battle and catch for their own collections. The first high-powered, rare monster will appear at Pokémon Go Fest over the weekend, with the rest of the world getting its chance to catch the Pokémon after the event ends.

Niantic isn’t saying which legendary Pokémon will be the game’s very first one, but the trailer for the update gives us plenty of hints. Based on that and our knowledge of the Pokémon canon, let’s take a look at our options for this weekend’s big, special reveal. We’ll find out for sure on July 22.

Pokémon Go’s first legendary Pokémon arrive this weekend

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Pokémon Go’s first legendary Pokémon arrive this weekend

Pokémon Go is finally getting legendary monsters. Starting this weekend, trainers around the world will be able to catch their first legendary Pokémon.

Pokémon Go Fest attendees will get first dibs on legendary monsters at the Saturday, July 22 event. Players who have tickets to the event in Chicago’s Grant Park will have the chance to catch a legendary Pokémon during an “epic Raid Battle” — that is, if they catch enough Pokémon to unlock it first. If they succeed in defeating it, Pokémon Go players everywhere will be able to start catching that same monster at their own local gyms.

Court documents show gaming table maker Geek Chic was massively in debt

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Court documents show gaming table maker Geek Chic was massively in debt

When Geek Chic, manufacturer of hand-crafted gaming furniture, went out of business last month, it caught many by surprise. Official court documents made public this week show a company massively in debt. Creditors include the company’s founder and CEO Robert Gifford, as well as several investors, including author Patrick Rothfuss.

The chapter 7 filing shows that, when the company closed its doors in June, it had less than $300 in the bank. After a $13,000 refund from Gen Con for the booth it would be unable to fill at next month’s convention, its total liquid assets were $13,261 even.

Pokémon Go’s new update lets you be a little bit lazier

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Pokémon Go’s new update lets you be a little bit lazier

The latest update for Pokémon Go adds a small but useful feature for those who keep a lot of Pokémon at gyms. Players can now feed berries to their gym-defending Pokémon remotely — meaning they won’t have to hoof it all the way to the gym anymore.

The patch notes for game’s updated version mention that this new ability works through the Pokémon info screen. Selecting a Pokémon from the player’s party who’s away holding down a gym will open up the option to teleport to their location, so that the player can give them a quick snack.

Pokémon Go Fest is happening in your house this weekend, thanks to Twitch

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Pokémon Go Fest is happening in your house this weekend, thanks to Twitch

If you weren’t one of the people lucky enough to snap up a Pokémon Go Fest ticket before they sold out, you won’t have to miss out entirely. Niantic has partnered up with Twitch to air the event live from the scene this Saturday, July 22.

Niantic isn’t saying anything about logistical details or a streaming schedule yet, so we have no idea what to expect. The point of Pokémon Go Fest is to team up with other trainers in the real world, fighting Raid Battles together and catching enough Pokémon to win bragging rights over all the other participants. There’s even rumors of rare or legendary monsters maybe roaming around Chicago’s Grant Park, where Pokémon Go Fest will take place.