Nintendo teams up with Pokemon Go creator for smartphone games

Agence France Presse 03/24/2021

Japanese games giant Nintendo is teaming up with the United States firm behind runaway hit Pokemon Go to develop augmented reality smartphone games, the two companies said Tuesday. Their first joint venture will involve Nintendo’s lovable half-vegetable,…

I choose you! Pokemon turns 25

Agence France Presse 02/26/2021

  TOKYO — Twenty-five years after Pokemon first began delighting children and adults alike, the phenomenon is still capturing hearts, with smartphone craze Pokemon Go enjoying record success in virus-hit 2020. The augmented-reality game raked in $1…

‘Pokemon GO’ co targeting board game, immersive theater for AR

AFP 07/04/2020

Augmented reality (AR) gaming company Niantic is partnering with board game company CATAN and theater visionaries Punchdrunk over a globe-sized tabletop game and augmented reality adventure. Having launched its own “Ingress”, the Pokemon Company collaboration “Pokémon Go”…

‘Pokémon Go’ pivots to support at-home play

03/25/2020

Mobile app “Pokémon Go” has been reinventing itself to cope with COVID-19 conditions. At launch in 2016, “Pokémon Go” had to prevent players from spoofing their location by artificial means — playing from home while whizzing from…

Pokémon Go clone lets players collect saints instead of monsters

Marc Cosep 10/25/2018

A Catholic group recently released a video game that resembles the popular mobile game POKEMON GO. The Vatican-based game is called FOLLOW JC Go where players are tasked to collect saints and other religious figures to join…

Police add hearse and ‘Pokemon’ strategies to stop illegal drugs

Dominic Yasay 08/29/2016

To ramp up their campaign against illegal drugs, police authorities are now exploring new strategies to convince drug personalities to quit their illegal activities and submit to authorities. The Police Regional Office (PRO) 7 has ordered all…

Put it down and go

08/29/2016

How to avoid driving distractions like Pokemon Go The release of the smartphone game Pokemon Go recently may just mark a new high (or low, depending on how you look at it) in incidents of distracted driving.…

Gotta catch ’em all at Robinsons Galleria Cebu

Apple Ta-as 08/18/2016

BECOMING a Pokémon master is practically what every Pokémon Trainer wants to be ever since Pokémon Go was launched in the Philippines last Aug. 6. More and more are getting hooked to the augmented reality game and…

DepEd to issue memo banning Pokemon Go in schools

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/17/2016

THE Department of Education (DepEd) provincial office will issue a memorandum to schools reminding them of a Provincial Board resolution to ban the location based augmented reality game Pokemon Go within school premises. DepEd Cebu Province Asst.…

Pokémon Go cheaters face lifetime ban

08/16/2016

Game developer master and Pokémon Go creator Niantic has admonished users who spoof their current location and utilize several “cheat” methods to play the viral game. In an update posted on its terms and services page, the…

MTCC Courtroom: Pokemon Go players to be slapped with contempt

Izobelle T. Pulgo 08/11/2016

  POKEMON hunters, beware. Hunting down Pokemons inside the courtroom of Judge Yvonne Cabaron Artiaga of Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) Branch 3 is strictly prohibited. Violators will either be fined or jailed. The court can…

Cebu judge bans playing Pokemon Go inside her courtroom

Izobelle T. Pulgo 08/11/2016

CEBU CITY—Pokemon hunters, beware. You are not allowed to hunt down Pokemons inside the courtroom of Judge Yvonne Cabaron Artiaga of Municipal Trial Court in Cities (MTCC) Branch 3. Doing so would either send you to jail…

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