Since the launch of the game, Pokemon Go has been in the news for its popularity. It is an allocation based game designed by Ninatic. It has been released in some of the countries for IOS and android devices.It uses GPS and cameras of user’s mobile allowing players to capture, battle, and train Vital creatures called Pokemon which appears on the mobile screen as if present in the real world.
The Pokemon Go Craze
The game has become one of the most used smart device apps, breaking the records of Candy Crush Saga in the United States. The game was also approved by many medical professionals for improving the mental and physical heath of the players and was also in a controversy due to reports of causing accidents.
Due to server strain from high demand upon release, Niantic CEO, John Hanke stated that the release in most other regions was “paused until Niantic was comfortable” fixing the issues.
In South Korea, like most other Asian countries, Pokémon Go has not been released yet. The country, which is still technically at war with North Korea, has major restrictions on the use of online mapping data. Also Read: Facebook Removes Posts regarding France Attacks! Why?
With growing popularity, people are getting addicted to the game.
A strange situation has been encountered where the game played the most important role in ending a relationship where a girlfriend caught her boyfriend cheating her.
The game allows animated characters to be seen in the real world surrounding and also remembers locations where they were caught using the mobile’s GPS tracking facility. Evan Scribner, from New York, never noticed the name’s GPS tagging capabilities.