25 Pokemon GO Facts You’ve Gotta know Before You Go

Pokémon GO was released just a few days ago and is already taking the world by storm. The new game, created by Nintendo in partnership with Niantic, has made headlines all over the world. The experts are even talking about a new mania that is driving both the young and middle-aged crazy! In less than a week since its release in the United States, Pokémon GO is proving more addictive than Tinder and Snapchat, according to the official numbers, while an abundance of stories and crazy facts about the popular app are going viral. We’ve collected 25 Pokemon GO Facts that are making it the hottest thing at the moment. The real question is: Why bother searching for a date when you can say, “I choose you” to Pikachu? He’s probably cuter anyways! These are 25 Pokemon GO Facts You’ve Gotta know Before You Go.

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Pokémon GO is a game for smartphones based on Nintendo’s classic Pokémon games. The game has been released only in the US and Australia so far.

Pokémon GO mapSource: pokemongo.com, Image: Wikipedia

Nintendo has sold more than 277 million Pokémon games to date, over 21.5 billion trading cards in ten languages, and made seventeen feature films over the past two decades.

pokemon gamesSource: nintendo.com, Image: commons.wikimedia.org

Pokémon is a contraction of “Pocket Monsters.” The original game was made to give kids a feeling of what it was like to go out and collect things. The new game has turned that into a reality.

pocket monstersSource: gadgets.ndtv.com, Image: pixabay.com

The good news is that it’s available for both Android and iOS. In other words: iPhone vs Samsung Galaxy . . . No problem!

smartphoneSource: pokemongo.com, Image: commons.wikimedia.org

If you are on the iPhone, the app has full access to your Google account, which is obviously excessive for a game. The company has stated that this is a mistake it will address with an update to the app.

iphoneSource: io9.com, Image: YouTube

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