InverseA passionate essay penned by a developer of PokéVision, a popular companion app to Pokémon , has been making the rounds today in the wake of a recent update. The update in question has incurred serious backfire, particularly because of the way developer Niantic Labs has apparently chosen to handle a recurring problem.
ForbesLast week, Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke, the creator of Pokémon GO, hinted to FORBES that certain services that helped players locate creatures within the game may be shut down. He did not wait long to act. On Saturday, one of the more popular services, Pokévision.com said that it was "currently unavailable."
Business InsiderJohn Hanke, the CEO of Pokémon Go developer Niantic, hinted in an interview with Forbes' Ryan Mac that popular fan-made tools like PokéVision, Poké Radar, and Poké Notify may not be long for this world. Here's what Hanke has to say about those apps (emphasis ours): "Yeah, I don't really like that.