Pokemon GO: The Hype

Since Pokemon’s release back in 1996 on the original Gameboy with Pokemon Red and Pokemon Blue, I had been hooked on the pocket monsters all through their growth on the handheld devices, then the
N64 and Game Cube. Just like every other boy I had drawn and written stories about Pokemon in real life… then Niantic came up with the brilliant idea to cross Pokemon with smart phones/tablets with the real world through Augmented Reality and mixing all of that together and creating the wonderful world of Pokemon GO (insert my inner child running in circles screaming at the top of my lungs in highly anticipated excitement)!! Predictably, as with any big endeavor, Niantic has had their fair share of difficulties with the game since it’s release, and are to this day troubleshooting issues. But do you know what?? The only reason they are is because they continue to try to expand the game adding new generations and features to keep us, the consumers, interested in an ever growing game. So first of all to all you haters who complain and moan every time there’s a hiccup in the game… let’s just take a deep breath and chill. This is the first of it’s kind on this massive of a scale that is world wide popular with so many players constantly joining and with content and events expanding on a pretty regular basis I think it’s time that instead of looking for the problems with thegame, we look at all the majority of stuff that has gone right and that Niantic has gone to great lengths to fix to give us such an enjoyable game. So before I shoot into what I consider the best key points of the games, highlighting the changes from the beginning to what the game has evolved into now,

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I  would like to give Niantic and all of the developers of Pokemon GO (including Nintendo and all of the developers of Pokemon) a heart felt and very sincere thank you for providing us all with such an amazing universe to fall in love with that is still growing after all these. So thank you for all of your hard work, imagination, and time that you have given us!

Image result for pokemon go starter pokemonCatching a Pokemon:
When you first start the game, just like in the originals, you begin with the opportunity to catch one of the original three starters. Bulbasuar, the Slytherin moody grass Pokemon. Charmander, the Pokemon Pokemon Go GIF - Pokemon PokemonGo Map GIFsover excited, loyal Hufflepuff fire Pokemon. Squirtle, the Ravenclaw of the group who knows it all water type Pokemon. Unbeknownst to all of us in the beginning you could walk away from these several times and a Pikachu would appear (high pitched girly scream here). YES!! You could get Pikachu as your starter! I had restarted my entire game from level 12 or so when I found that out just so I could get Pikachu as my starter!Go Pokemon GIF - Go Pokemon GIFs Anyway… where was I? Oh yeah, so the premise of the game is that it’s set in the real world
with a live GPS map that you walk around on and find Pokemon in the wild. By clicking on the Pokemon they go into the catching screen. Unlike in the games you don’t battle wild Pokemon to weaken them to catch them, now you just throw pokeballs at them. Just like in the game you have to wait the three shakes for the catch, or you randomly and very excitingly, get a catch right away. As you’re collection builds and you level up to level 5 you get to decide on a team.Image result for pokemon go team mystic animation gift

I’m a little biased here because I am of
course on the best team of all.

Team Mystic

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Of course there are 2 other teams as well I suppose I have to mention to be a fair minded writer.

Team Instinct is no it alls and are represented by Zapdos and is yellow

Team Valor is the meanies and represented by Moltres and is red

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Team Mystic is of course the best team. As I was saying… once you reach level 5 you may decide your team and you begin to battle in the gyms to begin to take them and claim them from your team.

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The gym system has been completely reworked since the beginning of the game. Before when a team took control you could put as many Pokemon as a team could in, but each trainer could only put one. Pokemon Go GIF - Pokemon Go Teamvalor GIFsAlso you could have multiples of Pokemon in them. Some Pokemon were stupidly strong (Blissey) and when anyone saw one or more their first inclination was “screw this”. Well Niantic heard our cry for change!! They swooped in like the heroes they are and they reworked it to not only have an awesome and beautiful screen showing the trainer and his/her Pokemon, the gym location, and the raid eggs (I’ll get to that in a minute). They also now only allowed 6 Pokemon into the gym at a time which makes this much more like the games. Very wisely as well they only allowed one Pokemon of it’s kind in there. So instead of facing a team of ten million Blissey’s from Team Instinct (because someone they were literally the only team I EVER saw put more than one or two Blissey’s into one gym), there could only be one Blissey. You could still put a pre-evolution of the same Pokemon into it, so for example a gym could have a Chansey and a Blissey in it. Gyms also became additional Pokestops, and when your team controls it you yield team bonuses giving more items. There are also special events in which you will get more pokeballs, potions, revives… I have a stupid amount of revives now thanks to the fighting event over the summer. This is probably also a good point to point out that a lot of Pokemon have been reworked so they’re a lot more manageable as well and not always impossible to beat without entire teams of Pokemon to work against them until you get to…. RAID BOSSES!!

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I’m probably not the only who’s seen Tyrantaur do that think:

So what are Pokemon Raids? Well every day from like 6:00 AM to 8:00 AM at Pokemon Gyms across the world there are giant eggs that appear with timers over them. If you see this that means that a raid is about to start! Raids are crazy strong Pokemon that if you and a team of up to 20 trainers can beat them you have a chance to catch that strong Pokemon. Now not all Raids are like that Tyranitaur. There are actually 5 tiers of Raid battles. Tier 1 and Tier 2 appear as pink eggs and are soft easy battles one person can pretty easily beat and they yield pretty small rewards. Tier 3 is one that you can probably solo especially in the upper 20 levels and higher. Tier 4 get a friend. Tier 5… get LOTS of friends, strangers, dogs, monkeys, anything that you can teach to constantly push the attack button because you will definitely need a lot of help! These are usually legendary Pokemon they release in month long rotations. When you win a Raid you get prizes like revives, star dust, rare candies, etc.

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Once a month they have a special designated day for 3 hours that they release en masse, swarms of a specific Pokemon. They rotate every other month doing starter Pokemon, so Novembers was Cyndaquil. During these days you can catch said Pokemon’s shiny form, and if you evolve it to it’s final form it learns a special powerful move it will only be able to learn in that time. I literally just read about December’s Community DAYS. From November 30 at 1:00 PM PST until Sunday, December 2nd at 11:00 PM PST you are able to catch ALL OF THE POKEMON COMMUNITY DAY POKEMON FROM THIS PAST YEAR!!!

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Lastly, now you are able to make friends and register them to you Pokemon GO and when you are close to each other you are able to trade Pokemon together. It takes stardust to do this so if you’re interested save your stardust and don’t use it all leveling up your Pokemon. You can also trade items to friends around the world anytime, anywhere as long as you are registered friends. You are limited to one gift per friend per day. You get gifts at Pokestops when you spin them just like any other item, and you can go and trade them to your friends.

So my fellow trainers, it’s time we get off the couch and stop enjoying Pokemon the way it was meant to be and hit the streets, woods, mountains… I was going to say swimming but I would highly NOT recommend that and say leave your phone nice and dry on the side or wherever it’s safe at. Get out into the world, exercise, enjoy the beautiful world we live in and go on adventures and continue to catch them all! Thank you so much for reading my article, and if I missed any of your favorite features and you’d like me to touch on it next time leave it in the comments or shoot me an email! Have a great  superFans.

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Leaked Avengers 4 art shows Captain Marvel in action for the first time, plus a new Hulk costume

Captain Marvel’s about to go supernova in this leaked Avengers 4 art

Any day we get a sneak peek at leaked Avengers 4 art is a good day. Would you look at that: today is a good day. That’s because recent suspiciously high-res images have made their way online that are either the best fan mock-ups I’ve ever seen or something official that’s slipped through the cracks. Either way, we’ve got Captain Marvel’s powers on display, an interesting Hulk costume, and Steve Rogers being non-committal with his facial fuzz.

The news comes via MCU Cosmic who has spotted a quartet of images that have been uploaded to the MCU Fandom Wikia. We, of course, should take the leaked Avengers 4 art with a grain of salt – but maybe only a Quantum Realm-sized one because as the site points out, the art not only shares a striking resemblance to previously-leaked concept art, but also looks too damn fine not to be real.

There’s Ms. Danvers herself, Captain Marvel. The previous Captain Marvel images have shown her in the trademark suit, but not like this: here she’s getting ready to (hopefully) kick some Mad Titan butt.

About this Hulk costume. Personally? Not a fan. It looks a bit goofy but, hey, I’ll bet Tony Stark will make some jokes about it, too.

Then we see Rocket looking particularly fired up. Losing every member of the Guardians of the Galaxy has made this trash panda turn feral.

Iron Man’s just… Iron Man. No real changes from his last appearance but, man, I bet he looks pissed under that suit.

Thor, meanwhile, hasn’t changed from Avengers: Infinity War – which is interesting in and of itself. The God of Thunder is keeping the eye he procured from Rocket, and he’s still got Stormbreaker in tow.

Finally, good ol’ Cap. Spoiler: he’s shaved off his beard, which is a big no-no in my book. But at least he’s going to be a bit more centre stage this time around compared to Infinity War.

What do you make of the new Avengers 4 looks? Sound off down below!

We’re getting closer and closer to finding out what happens in the Avengers 4 ending – so be sure to see what the cast has to say about it

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Rachel Butera joins the star wars universe

Howard Stern favorite Rachel Butera is joining the Star Wars universe in Star Wars : Resistance as the voice of Princess Leia The Empire fell a generation ago, during the Rebellion era, and the decimation witnessed in The Force Awakens is still a ways off. General Leia Organa and her X-Wing ace Poe Dameron have dispatched BB-8 alongside Kazuda Xiono (voiced by Christopher Sean) to work as Work as spies Princess Leia will be seen to Poe as a hologram Fans of Star Wars are very excited to see this story unfold . Star Wars : Resistance debuts on Oct 7th on Disney Channel and DisneyNow

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Sonic Mania Plus! Can You Handle This Much Sonic?

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Mighty the Armadillo finally shows up to save Ray the Flying Squirrel—just in the nick of time—as he’s ambushed by Metal Sonic in this fourth episode in the Sonic Mania Adventures mini-series.

Mighty and Ray are two characters that have been missing since the early 90s and have not shown up in a game since. There’s even a running joke that has Missing posters of them posted throughout the City Escape level of Sonic Generations—alluding that Sega was well aware of not having used the characters in a while.

The good news is that they are no longer missing as this new episode for Sonic Mania Adventures has Mighty and Ray battling Metal Sonic. This episode also serves as an introduction to the characters prior to their debut in Sonic Mania Plus, which will finally feature them as playable characters.

Might the Armadillo and Ray the Flying Squirrel will be available as free downloadable content for people who already own Sonic Mania, and will be included with Sonic Mania Plus when the game releases—both physically and digitally—on the 17th of July.


When creating Sonic Mania Plus, the game started out as a digital-only title, but requests from both inside and outside the company made Sonic Team release it physically as well. Because it would be difficult to sell the physical version with the same price as the digital, however, the producers added extra elements to compensate the price hike, like new characters and Encore Mode. When it came to deciding the additional features, Sonic Team followed Sonic Mania‘s way of giving a stimulus to fans’ curiosities and expectations by adding Ray and Mighty, two highly requested characters, to the game, despite the two characters being considered “sealed characters” by Takashi Iizuka. When the team had to decide on Mighty and Ray’s special actions, Mighty received his “Hammer Drop” after the team reflected on his “strong guy” setting and hard shell, while Ray received his “Air Glide” as a callback to his species



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Avengers : Infinity WarKO


A new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Randy Orton. A despot of WWE intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment – the fate of the Universe has never been more uncertain. Starring Shia Labeouf, Little Drake, Braun Strowman, Roman Reigns, Confused Travolta, John Cena, Brock Lesnar, Ugandan Knuckles, Tobey Maguire, The Undertaker, Thanos (as Bruce Willis).

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Hoops Cabaret THE Place To Watch The Big Game!!!!


WATCH THE BIG GAME AT NEW YORK’S HOOPS CABARET AND SPORTS BAR 
 
HOOPS CABARET’S SEXY STRIPPERS AND BEAUTIFUL WAITRESSES READY FOR SUNDAY’S BIG GAME
 
Hoops Cabaret and Sports Bar combines the fun of a sports bar with the excitement of a gentlemen’s club. Dozens of sexy girls perform on the club’s multiple stages wearing sports themed outfits, which they seductively strip out of. For the Big Game on Sunday, Feb 4th, the seductive Hoops Cabaret Girls will wear football jerseys.
“I love football, and Tom Brady is the best player,” gushed Hoops Cabaret Girl Joanna, who will be wearing a Brady jersey.
The club’s waitresses will also model Patriots and Eagles outfits as they serve from the very popular food menu, which features “snacks and small bites,” “flat bread pizzas,” and “build your own burgers.”
Hoops Cabaret Girl Diana said,“I talked to Ronnie the Limo Driver who was here hanging out with some football players and he told me that it would be a close game. We all love Ronnie on the Stern Show, and after meeting him in person I can tell you that he is really nice and a lot of fun!”
Hoops Cabaret features multiple Hi-Def TVs and Big Screens on all three floors, Sky Box and Mezzanine seating, and bottle service specials all day and night on Big Game Sunday.
Located just one block from Madison Square Garden and next door to the world famous Rick’s Cabaret, the club’s second floor “Man Cave” has been proclaimed “the ultimate VIP experience for sports fans.”


HOOPS Cabaret and Sports Bar

48 West 33rd Street, New York City

***Beautiful Entertainers in Sports Themed Outfits

***Court-side, Mezzanine and VIP seating

***Multiple Hi-Def TVs on all Three Floors

***Luxury Sky Boxes

***Super VIP “Man Cave”

***Full Menu, served late

***Full Service Premium Bar

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Flashback Friday : The Howard Stern Show Superbowl Parties!!!!!


With Superbowl LII coming this Sunday, which has The Philadelphia Eagles Vs. The New England Patriots, We look back on The Howard Stern Show and the wild and wacky Superbowl parties they use to throw on the air.

The parties were fun and wild, with massage girls , strippers and yea some football thrown in there. Here are some great clips from some great Superbowl parties of the past : 


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Preview Of Happy !! Season Finale Tonight!!!!!!!!!

Happy! is an American television crime dramedy series based on the four-issue 2012–13 comic book series of the same name created by writer Grant Morrison and artist Darick Robertson.[1] The series premiered on Syfy on December 6, 2017.[2] On January 29, 2018, it was announced that Syfy had renewed the series for a second season.

Nick Sax is an alcoholic ex-cop turned hitman who lives his days with drugs and cynicism. After he is shot and left for dead, he is revived while in the care of paramedics and can now see a small, blue, goofy cartoonish winged horse named Happy. Happy is the imaginary friend of a little girl named Hailey, who has been kidnapped by a deranged man dressed as Santa Claus. Happy escapes to seek Nick’s help in finding her and reveals that Hailey is Nick’s estranged daughter. Nick reluctantly agrees and he and his new “partner” now must work together to save her.

Happy! has been a breakout hit for Syfy. Its Dec. 7 premiere set a new benchmark for the network in Live+3 ratings with 1.708 million viewers in total viewers and 779,000 adults 18-49, ranking as Syfy’s best series premiere since The Magicians in January 2016 across all key demos. In addition, the premiere opened strong on social, drawing more than 212 million impressions on Twitter.

Happy! struck a chord with our Syfy audience and disrupted the TV landscape with its unique storytelling and outrageous performances led by Christopher Meloni,” said Chris McCumber, President, Entertainment Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. “If people thought this season was crazy – I can’t wait for fans to see what Grant Morrison, Brian Taylor and the entire cast and crew have in store for Sax and Happy!”

 

 

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