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People Goes Crazy Behind the Augmented Reality Game Pokemon Go

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Posted On : 2016-07-22 10:44:37
Pokemon Go, augmented-reality mobile game which was developed by Niantic, a colossal of game maker. The concept of the game was first proposed in 2014 by Satoru Iwata of Nintendo and Tsunekazu Ishihara of The Pokemon Company as an April Fools' Day collaboration with Google leads to Pokemon Challenge. The design is a combination of color of a Pokeball and the shape of the Google Maps pin. The game runs successfully in the platform of iOS and Android and the mode of game is either a single player or a multi-player. Within a short span of time, Pokemon Go precede the record of Candy Crush Saga in the United States.

The ultimate goal of Pokemon Go is to complete the Pokedex entries by capturing and evolving to acquire the original 151 Pokemon.

The main feature of Pokemon Go is all about augmented-reality, the device shows a real world to relish the players. With the help of GPS and the camera of compatible devices, the players can able to capture, battle, and train virtual creatures, called Pokemon. Once you create a game account, the players can make an avatar as your wish by selecting a hair, skin, and eye color; style; and outfit. Avatar represents the player in a game along with a current location and map of the surroundings. The map helps to enable you a number of Pokestops and Pokemon gyms.

Pokestops provide players with items that includes Poke Balls, and potions and can be equipped with items called lures, which attract wild Pokemon towards the player’s position. The location for the battle provided by gyms for team-based king of the hill matches. These are located at places of interest.

There are two modes to view the generic background either in augmented reality (AR) mode or with a live rendered mode. AR mode uses camera and gyroscope which makes you to feel that you are playing in the real world. Various species of Pokemons are resides in the different parts of the world. After encountering the Pokemon, the player may throw a Poke ball towards the wild Pokemon to caught up. After successfully caught up of the wild Pokemon, the player is awarded by the game currencies that includes candies and standurst. Those game currencies helps to raise a Pokemon’s combat power(CP). The player can earn one more candy and also create a room for more pokemon when you transfer the Pokemon back to Pokemon professor.

Once the player attain the level 5, you can able to battle at Pokemon gym. The player can able to join one of the three teams:
1. Red for Team Valor, which uses Moltres as their mascot
2. Blue for Team Mystic, which uses Articuno as their mascot
3. Yellow for Team Instinct, which uses Zapdos as their mascot
If a player enter into a gym, it comes under the control of the player. They can also challenge the leader to lower the gym’s prestige. When the gym’s prestige is lowered to zero, the player will take control of the gym. By deposit the Pokemon into the gym to defend it. Each time a gym's level is raised, another player from the same team can deposit one of their Pokemon.

The Pokemon was released in following regions:
1. Australia, New Zealand, United States - July 6, 2016
2. Germany - July 13, 2016
3. United Kingdom - July 14, 2016
4. Italy, Spain, Portugal - July 15, 2016
5. Most of Europe - July 16, 2016
6. Canada - July 17, 2016
7. Japan - July 22, 2016

Pokemon Go game is not like that one can play in their place itself. The player should move around to catch up the Pokemon. So it helps to improve one’s mental and physical health. In order to overcome the depression and anxiety, it makes the people to come out and play by inhale the fresh air and nature atmosphere rather than being inside the closed environment.

They have planned to extend this Pokemon Go in future called Pokemon Go Plus. In this, they going to update additional features by indicating the players when the Pokemon or Pokestop is near to them. The players need not to check the mobile device, the Bluetooth low energy wearable device indicate the players by vibration. When the Plus vibrates, then the player can press the button to capture the Pokemon. It is set for release in July 2016.
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3 years ago

This game is interested to play ..feel happy while reading.. nice explanation....


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