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Pokemon Go craze crashes Aussie servers, draws police warnings

People who played Ingress will recognize PokeStops and gyms, many being monuments, signs, businesses or other real world spots that served as "portals" that could be captured in the earlier Niantic game. Actually no, it's still really weird . If you find one a character- you can set up a beacon to let other players know they're there. Pokemon Go designers may have had a positive intention of getting its players to go outside and play.

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Pokémon GO Added $10 Billion To Nintendo's Value In Two Days

As for the battery drain issue, Niantic says it may affect some devices while playing Pokémon Go for "prolonged periods of time". Nintendo, which was involved in the production of the game along with developer Niantic Labs, has enjoyed a share price increase of 36 percent and it is estimated that the game will bring in $7.5 billion for the company.

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Pokemon Go mania drives players into wild outdoors

There is a fake version of the game that is nearly impossible to distinguish from the actual game when you start it up. The initial report from a tech blogger about the risk said this included the ability to read and send emails as well as access other information stored on Google apps .

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How to get Pikachu as your starter in Pokemon Go

Instead Niantic gave players two options: sign in with their Google Accounts, or sign in using an account with Nintendo's Pokemon Trainer Club. The stock closed at 17.63 last Wednesday. The game was released free-to-play in the US, Australia and New Zealand. How much Nintendo will benefit financially from the hit mobile game remains to be seen.

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Pokemon GO used to plan robberies, police say

In terms of daily active users, the new app will likely surpass Twitter in the next few days. The app has encouraged more and more people to go outside and explore their communities. Shares in computer games giant Nintendo have surged for the second day straight after investors sweetened to its Pokemon GO smartphone app. According to the Pokémon Go privacy policy , Niantic may hold onto its users' email address, IP address, the web page people were using before logging ...

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Gotta Rob 'Em All? Armed Robbers Targeting Pokemon GO Players

You run around outdoors - the real outdoors - looking for creatures to capture; the monsters are superimposed over your phone's camera view to help you imagine catching them when you get near one. They do nothing to identify new ones. We can confirm that there is an Easter egg in the game, and you can actually get the cute yellow electric type Pokemon as your first.