• Report: Samsung may invest $40M in ‘Pokemon Go' creator, preload games on its phones

    15 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    The gaming company behind Pokemon Go may be set to get a big investment soon from Samsung.
    According to a report from The Inquirer citing anonymous sources, Niantic will be the recipient of a $40 million infusion from Samsung in a deal that includes the two companies collaborating on exclusive game titles. We've reached out to Samsung (though The Inquirer notes Samsung declined to respond to its report), but if the news is true, this will reportedly be announced as soon as the next few weeks.
    The details also include Niantic games getting pre-installed on Galaxy smartphones along the lines...
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  • Samsung and Niantic reportedly working on a Harry Potter game

    Samsung and Niantic reportedly working on a Harry Potter game

    15 days ago - By GSMArena

    Samsung scored a timed exclusivity on Fortnite and plans to continue featuring games as a marketing tactic. The smartphone giant is reportedly close to investing $40 million in Niantic, the maker of the highly popular Pokemon Go location-based game. But Niantic wouldn't share Pokemon.
    Instead, a Harry Potter game is planned, which will turn the S Pen into a magic wand. It's not clear if this will be an addition to Harry Potter: Wizards Unite or a separate title. Reworking the existing game may the only way if Samsung wants it in time for the Galaxy Note10 (the...
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