Pokémon game was first introduced in the year 1996 in Japan. In Japanese language Pokémon means ‘Devils that fits in your Pocket’. Two years later i.e. in the year 1998 ‘Pokémon Red and Blue’ was released in America widely known as Pokémania. After decades Nintendo Company introduced this Pokémon Go which bought tsunami in the world of mobile gaming app.
What is Pokémon GO?
In simple terms, Pokémon GO is a game that uses your mobile GPS and camera to detect different types of Pokémon’s around you so that you can go and catch them. The more you find and catch the more your level and power increases. The difference between traditional Pokémon video game and Pokémon GO is that you have to move around in areas in real to find them.
Augmented Reality Game
A mix of a game and real word is known as Augmented Reality. The idea of this game is to encourage you to travel around the real world to catch Pokémon’s in the game and the main goal is to catch all 151 creatures which are in the form of snakes, rat, dragons, eggs, birds and even dinosaurs.
Pokémon GO is available for free to download from Google and IOS App store. You can play on both Android and iOS mobile versions. There are two options to log into game. One is from your existing Google account and other you can sign in or sign up for a Pokémon trainer club account.
You can also name and customize your trainer. The nickname can only consist of letters and numbers. If anyone already having a nickname which you would like to choose then it won’t allow you to use a duplicate name. One more interesting feature is that you can edit the name of your monster in the Pokémon section of the menu.
At the moment, there’s not a great option you can do in regards to customizing your avatar to additionally discern yourself from the tens of millions of people all around the world playing Pokémon GO. Yes, you can modify your skin and hair color, as well as opt for your getup from a confined number of clothes/gear that you could count on both hands.
Issues while playing Game
One of the biggest problems is that battery of your mobile drains very quickly due to constant use of GPS and camera. To enjoy the game nonstop you can either carry your power bank or charger with you always. Secondly, you will find a crowd in the places where Pokéstops are located. Many complaints have been filed against people trespassing in their private residence or building while finding Pokémon monsters.
Nowadays, you will find many places having posters on which they warn not to play this game as it may cause trouble and problems to others or themselves; mostly you will find such warning posters in cinemas, hospital, shopping malls, government building and premises, memorial museums, cemetery, private residence and on construction sites.
Pokémon GO has been launched only in America, New Zealand and Australia. Soon the company will be launching this gaming app in other countries also. Due to millions of users, the server was crashed for some time.