Pokemon Go for Windows 10 Mobile is now possible, PoGo UWP now available in beta

Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile users have been pining for Pokemon Go for some time now, with a petition for Niantic to bring the game to Microsoft’s mobile platform garnering well over 50,000 signatures (almost 100,000 now). There’s been hope for an official port of Pokemon Go for Windows 10 Mobile for some time, with Microsoft representatives across various teams stating that they’re working on it, however, none of those claims have come to fruition so far. That brings it back to the Windows phone community, who are known for their third-party apps, which, in some cases, turn out better than the official apps – such as YouTube, Reddit and SoundCloud.

This time, we’ve gained a third-party client for Pokemon Go, called PoGo-UWP (at least for now). It acts as a client between the Android version of the app and brings its features to the Windows 10 platform. With it being a client, it means that players are connected to the same world as players on the other mobile platforms and can complete many of the same tasks. It is important to note that the app is still in beta and is being actively worked on. It is also open-source, meaning that anybody can help out. It has some issues right now and a few missing features but it is a good start for a third-party version of Pokemon Go.

Features of the app so far include:

  • Login with Pokemon™ Trainer Club accounts
  • Similar UI as the Android/iOS version but 2D only
  • Use the map to see both Pokemons and PokeStops near your location
  • Catch Pokemons
  • Visit PokeStops and get new items

For some of the missing features, they’ll be coming soon:

  • Improve layout/UI/animations
  • Fix crashes
  • Add Google Login support
  • Make better code
  • Add eggs support
  • Add Pokedex and inventory management
  • Add gyms support

Get the app on your device

PoGo-UWP isn’t available in the Windows Store yet. It currently resides on GitHub, where users interested in giving the app a try will have to complete a few steps before being able to transfer it to their device. These steps can become a little advanced for the average user, as it requires tools such as Visual Studio, Bluestacks and more.

 

 

[Source: Winbeta]

Division Players are Trying to Decode Possible Secret Message

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After the recent uncovering of numerous Easter eggs in Tom Clancy’s The Division, Reddit user chowdapowa is in the process of decoding a possible secret message.

Tom Clancy’s The Division has barely been out for two weeks, but players everywhere have been combing through the game for every hidden secret there is. From Breaking Bad Easter eggs to a completely unexpected glitch that leads to a secret Central Park area, one must wonder how many undiscovered secrets are left in The Division. If Reddit user chowdapower9‘s discovery of a potential hidden secret is anything to go by, it looks like players will be preoccupied for a while.

Taking place during the Broadway Emporium mission, chowdapower noticed that something was up with the number of buttons that were sprinkled throughout the map. But after switching on all the buttons, nothing came of it other than a number of flashing colored lights being turned on at the level’s ground floor. While it seems like an underwhelming reward for all that effort, chowdapower remains convinced that there may be something more to the secret, given that the lights change color at consistent time intervals.

For those wanting to see this secret, and to decide for themselves if those lights hold a secret message or something else, check it out right here.

This may be the first example so far of a bigger inscrutable mystery in The Division that goes beyond simple pop-culture references, such as this one of Tim Burton’s Batman and The Dark Knight. Whether those flashing lights lead to anything remains up in the air, but hopefully the end result of this Easter egg won’t take years to find.

While Easter eggs are making the headlines, they are just a small part of what makes The Division a great game. With an enormous open world, and an addictive “looter shooter” gameplay that’s customizable based on each gamer’s playstyle, it’s of little surprise that The Division is the best-selling new IP to-date.

Given that The Division is just as much about loot as it is about Easter eggs, the recent discovery of a new “loot cave” is something players could also look into. As for those Division fans who just aren’t interested in Easter egg hunting, they can take all their loot cave findings and go hunting for bosses in the Dark Zone.

Of course, there’s always the option of giving chowdapowa9 an extra hand or two in unlocking their possible flashing lights secret, especially those who need a respite from their goal of a 99 rank in the Dark Zone.

Tom Clancy’s The Division is now available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

 

[Source:- Gamerant]