Whether you’re playing it or reading about it on your Facebook feed, there’s no doubt people are all in for Pokemon Go right now. The response to Niantic and Nintendo’s mobile experiment has been, in one word, incredible. Not only are random people coming together to catch Pokemon and capture gyms, but the amount of memes and photos of weird Pokemon appearances is off the charts.
You can read our own review of the game here, but we thought we’d share some images and videos we’ve discovered over the past few days of Pokemon Go.
— Alex Hirsch (@_AlexHirsch) July 9, 2016
— PokemonGO (@PokemonGoMemes) July 10, 2016
— Shit Filipinos Do (@filipinoposts) July 10, 2016
My home city got caught up in a big way with our first local Pokewalk. It certainly wasn’t the only one, either.
— 7 News Perth (@7NewsPerth) July 10, 2016
— poke nigga (@POKENlGGA) July 10, 2016
The reality of playing Pokemon Go might not be as colourful as the world within the game itself, as Press Start Australia discovered:
There’s also been a decent amount of bugs in the system. Heh.
— Tumblr (@tumblr) July 10, 2016
We found ourselves doing the unthinkable. Going outside. At night.
— OBEY (@OBEY) July 10, 2016
Finally, a few of us are discovered the splashy sensation Magikarp where he really doesn’t belong. Or does he?
dad was cooking fish tonight and my phone buzzed and pic.twitter.com/4WbeF45d6z
— ✨rhonnie✨ (@ryonello) July 6, 2016
— Street (@Streeet_12) July 8, 2016
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Mark Isaacson is a freelance journalist and editor of PN2. Go say hi @Mark_D_Isaacson