POKEMON GO CRAZE

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Pokémon Fans Are Painting Collectors' Cards

Gotta paint 'em all!<p>For collectors of [Pokémon](http://www.teenvogue.com/tag/pokemon) trading cards, there's bound to be a crossroads that you hit eventually, consisting of one simple question: "*What do I do with all these cards?*" Sure, you could keep them in a box in your room for a rainy day, …

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Pokémon Go’s first ever in-game event ups the candy count for Halloween

Pokémon Go players will get the chance to participate in the game’s first ever in-game event this Halloween, starting Wednesday October 26 and running through November 1. The event will feature higher encounter rates for spooky Pokémon, including Drowzee, Zubat, Gastly, Gengar, Golbat, Haunter and …

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Pokémon Go adds catch bonus, updated gym training

<i>Pokémon Go</i> makers Niantic Labs are busy rolling out an update for their cash cow app, adding a number of bug fixes — as well as two significant upgrades.<p>Here’s what they add.<p>The two updates include a new Catch Bonus, in which trainers are able to pick up a bonus for catching more of one particular …

Pokémon Go is coming to Apple Watch to get you outside and on the go

A version of Pokémon Go is coming to the Apple Watch, together with a new feature that better tracks how far you need to walk before your Pokémon …

Man shot dead while playing Pokémon Go in San Francisco

Calvin Riley was killed by an unknown assailant at Aquatic Park on Saturday night<p>A 20-year-old man has been shot dead while playing Pokémon Go at a tourist spot on San Francisco’s waterfront, authorities have said.<p>Calvin Riley was shot on Saturday night by an unknown assailant at Aquatic Park near …

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Hundreds of Pokémon Go players fined for playing while driving in Taiwan

Most of the 349 fines were issued to people playing the game on motorcycles since the game was released on Saturday<p>Pokémon Go was only released in Taiwan on Saturday – but hundreds of eager players have already been fined for playing the game on their phones while driving.<p>According to the National …

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'Pokémon Go' welcomes trainers in 15 more countries

Apparently, <i>Pokémon Go's</i> launch in Japan signified a wider release in the region. Niantic's hit app is now officially out in 15 more countries in Asia and Oceania, specifically Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, …

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How Pokémon Go takes us back to the real world

This summer’s video game phenomenon has brought the physical realm – including the human body itself – back into gaming<p>This is weird, I thought to myself recently, while standing at the urinal. That still we must live inside these leaky bodies. Pissing feels so anachronistic, doesn’t it? The body …

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'Pokémon GO' Launches In Southeast Asia, Parts Of Oceania

Budding Pokemon Trainers in Southeast Asia have a reason to celebrate.<p>Just over a month after its official launch, <i>Pokemon Go</i> has, as of this morning (Saturday), arrived in Southeast Asia.<p>A smash-hit title from Niantic and Nintendo, <i>Pokemon Go</i> is an Augmented Reality (AR) game that uses geo-location …

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Pokémon Go grabs ‘free-time’ market share from Facebook, Netflix

Pokémon Go has captured our collective imagination. It also looks to have captured a big chunk of our free time — time that Facebook and Netflix used to own.<p>It is absolutely insane how much of a stranglehold these two juggernauts have had on our free time — which makes it all the more incredible to …

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Where are all the Pokémon? How to find the rarest of them all

Now that Niantic has removed in-game tracking and PokéVision has voluntarily shut down, you may be wondering exactly how you’re going to become a …

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Pokemon Go just changed battles for the better

The damage of each Pokemon's attacks has changed, rebalancing the game's Gym battles.<p>Tired of seeing the same six Pokemon dominating your local gyms? Annoyed that the only way to win battles is tap-tap-tapping your quick attack? Not anymore: Pokemon Go developer Niantic just rebalanced the entire …

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Why Pokémon Go is a game-changer for us all

Augmented reality is here to stay. But what happens when physical space is all that human beings share?<p>As I flick little balls at a stag-beetle monster called a Pinsir, the fabric of reality does not seem as if it’s under imminent threat. The animated thing jumps and dodges around in front of the …

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Etsy shop closes for days after Pokemon Go case goes viral

That Pokemon Go phone case designed to help you catch ‘em all is seeing such high demand that its Etsy shop has been closed (temporarily).<p>The 3D printed case made headlines when it was launched because it basically forced you to throw the perfect Pokeball. Because most of us low-key suck at Pokemon …

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Pokémon GO: Tracking Pokémon with PokéVision

Hunting down Pokémon is pretty frustrating when you know one is near, but can’t find it. That’s because the tracking feature in Pokémon GO is …

Shops, pubs, and cafes are spending money on Pokémon Go to bring in more customers

Pokémon Go isn't just a smash hit game — it's a massive marketing opportunity.<p>The app's groundbreaking feature is the fact that it locates Pokémon in the real world and uses real world locations like shops and churches for things like gyms, where you can battle, and "Pokéstops", where you can get …

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New Pokémon Go maps show you where to catch 'em all

If you’ve been wondering how to find Pikachu, Scyther, Electabuzz, or any other rare Pokémon, you might not have to wait much longer: new …

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The best Pokémon Go map grabs data directly from the Pokémon Go servers

If you want the best Pokémon Go map, why not use the game’s servers to tell you where to find Pokémon? That’s the aim of Pokévision, which claims to …

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Apple Store, Steve Jobs and More

Tim Cook<p>Off-beat: Tim Cook’s iPhone X just won’t stay in his pants<p>Pocketnope.<p>Tim Cook forgot to wear his dad jeans when he visited the University …

Pokemon Go: Gyms, candy, pokeballs and everything else you need to know

The complete beginner's guide to Nintendo's wildly popular new game.<p>The phenomenon known as Pokemon has made its way onto iOS and Android, but this time, it's different.<p><b>What is Pokemon Go?</b><p>Pokemon Go is nothing like the Game Boy game you remember -- it's a free mobile game that lets you see tiny …

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Pokemon Go: What is it, how to play it and everything you need to know

Pokémon Go is available to download in the UK, making the country the fifth place worldwide where the wildly popular augmented reality game is officially available.<p>The international release of the mobile game that lets users catch Pokémon in real life had been delayed following an unexpectedly high …

Apple confirms Pokémon Go set App Store record

Apple confirmed last week in a statement to media that Nintendo’s augmented-reality game Pokémon Go was downloaded more times in its first week than …

Pokemon Go team leaders' names revealed, Eevee evolution trick confirmed

Joining Team Mystic, Instinct or Valor? Then meet Blanche, Spark or Candela respectively, introduced at San Diego Comic-Con.<p>​Pokemon Go has already taken over San Diego Comic-Con, and whether you are on Team Mystic, Team Valor or Team Instinct, we now have new details on the future of the game from …

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'Pokémon Go' daily active users are slipping, but is the fad over?

The brighter something burns, the quicker it starts to fade. Or in Pokémon terms: the brighter the Charmander's flame, the more likely it is to …

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Pokémon Go Is a Massive Art Happening and You’re All Invited

It’s been two weeks and there are 35 million search results for Pokémon Go on Google and 9.5 million daily active players in the United States — …

Top 5 Pokemon Go tips everyone should know

Here are some pointers to help you play smart...and safe.

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Pokémon Go is just the start – Silicon Valley is taking over our reality

New technologies from games to the internet of things are integrating every aspect of our lives into a global network that serves monopoly capitalism<p>From minefields in Bosnia to military bases in Indonesia, from Holocaust museums to Julian Assange’s embassy, Pokémon seem to be everywhere. As …

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Has Pokémon Go's heyday come and gone?

Though the game is still extremely popular, analysts say maintaining current levels of engagement will be a challenge in the coming months and …