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From minefields in Bosnia to military bases in Indonesia, from Holocaust museums to Julian Assange’s embassy, Pokémon seem to be everywhere. As Pokémon Go takes over the world, Saudi clerics have renewed a fatwa against the gaming series and Japan’s authorities have released safety guidelines in preparation for the official launch there. Never before has [...]

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Speaking at Comic-Con in San Diego over the weekend, Niantic CEO and founder John Hanke shed some light on upcoming features in his company’s massively popular augmented reality game, Pokémon Go. The Verge reported that Hanke hinted at new Pokemon being on the agenda: Beyond first generation, there are some others that may make their [...]

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Pokemon Go continues to polarise, but it's possibly hated nowhere more than the residential suburb of Rhodes in Sydney, Australia. Peg Paterson Park, a small park in the usually quiet neighbourhood, has become a hub for would-be Pokemon trainers, thanks to a configuration of three PokeStops, points of interest where players can get items and [...]

Niantic founder John Hanke was originally scheduled to appear at Comic-Con in Room 25ABC—which holds 480 people—on Thursday afternoon. But after Pokémon Go took the country by storm, it was clear that wouldn’t be enough. So the event moved to the hangar-sized Hall H, which holds between six and seven thousand people, as the last major [...]

It’s been two weeks since the launch of “Pokemon Go,”a gaming app that has taken the world by a storm, and people are already looking to make money off the gaming app Do you have a ‘Pokemon Go’ account that is already in its level 14 or 15 and is packed with an array of [...]

Tepco requests Niantic to remove Pokémon character from nuclear plant meltdown areas and evacuation zone Japan is asking for the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone to be classified as a no-go area for Pokémon after the discovery of at least one of the game’s characters on a power station’s site. Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (Tepco) [...]

For the past two weeks, it’s seems like everyone has either been playing or talking about Pokémon Go, the new augmented reality mobile game from Nintendo that enables users to go out into the real world and chase, battle, capture and train virtual Pokémon.But the Pokémon party is not all-inclusive, as Zeus Tipado (a.k.a. The [...]

David Attenborough and Pokemon Go is the perfect combination. An amazing video has mashed up his wildlife commentary with footage of the game to create a taste of what it would be like if he narrated the game. Much better than a video game soundtrack, we hear him say: "That is one bat that will [...]

There was a time not long ago when Düsseldorf’s Girardet bridge (or “Girardetbrücke” in German) looked like this: Now, thanks to Pokémon Go, it looks more like this: It turns out the bridge, which is typically open to both vehicles and pedestrians, has became a German Pokémon Go hub because it has PokéStops on both sides, [...]