Pokemon Go is a mobile game that is developed and created by Niantic. It is a free-to-play game that features an augmented reality type of gameplay while being a location-based one. It can be played using Android and iOS devices. When Pokemon Go was released, it proved itself to be an instant phenomenon. Every day, more and more people were enchanted with the game, as they do their best to make themselves as one of the Pokemon pros.The game is created by both Niantic and Nintendo, as the two companies joined forces and partnered to bring out the revival of the Pokemon universe, embodied in a mobile app game. With this, The Pokemon Company has also supervised its creation, ensuring that every aspect and detail of it follows the original Pokemon universe. This was released last July 2016 in a few countries.
Understanding its Nature
The game is all about players using the GPS feature of their respective mobile devices. The main goal of the game is to find virtual creatures that are called Pokemon. Once they are found, they are then captured. One way of capturing them is by throwing a ball to them by swiping the device’s screen. Players can them battle them out with each other, and train them as well. These Pokemon appear on the device’s screen, just like it is right in front of the player.
Experiencing the World of Pokemon
There are also in-app purchases that the players can get to experience the fullness of the game. Players were indeed very thrilled upon the release of Pokemon Go, as it revived the Pokemon universe which was a big hit back then.
The concept of the game was met with positive reviews as it motivated players to lead an active lifestyle. However, there are also a couple of technical issues that plagued its first months.