google play store: the official android app is available to download from the google play store, which weve already covered. check it out here. its also worth mentioning that the pokemon go app on the google play store is free to download and play, but you will have to pay a small in-app purchase to unlock the full game.
ios app store: just like the google play store, pokemon go is available to download from the ios app store for free. the pokemon go app is available to download from the app store, which weve also already covered.
to date, the most popular pokemon go companion app is poké radar, which lets you track and map pokemon in your area. to download, you'll need to be on ios and its free to download. poke radar is best for discovering new locations and is a great way to check out your surroundings in the real world, so if you're playing pokemon go on foot, poke radar is a must-have. poké radar works on ios, windows, mac and android devices, so you can use it on just about any device.
although its not as popular as pokemon go, pocket monsters: battle frontier is a great pokemon strategy game. while its not as graphically impressive as pokemon go, it still looks pretty good and features simple, turn-based battles. you can play this game in your browser or download it to your ipad, iphone or android device for free.
as of writing this review, pokemon x and y are in japan only, but fans of the original pokemon games will be happy to hear that the games are coming out in north america and europe very soon. it seems that all the code for the games was in place, but the developers were waiting on the arrival of the nintendo 3ds before working on the games. with that in mind, theres no guarantee of a release date as of yet, but fans of the series can at least start to look forward to pokemon x and y.