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What Should the Government Do When 'Pokemon Go' Causes Real World Damage?

If this recent case in Milwaukee is any indication, there aren't many options.
Cameron Kunzelman
12.2.17
At Play in the Carceral State
At Play in the Carceral State

Pokémon Go Took Over the World Last Year, Including Gitmo

"The arrival of improved internet and cellular service in Gitmo completely transformed the social ecosystem of the base."
Muira McCammon
7.27.17
open thread
open thread

The iPhone Changed Video Gaming Forever

As Apple’s runaway success of a mobile phone (and more) marks its 10th anniversary, let’s talk about its impact on how and what we play.
Mike Diver
6.30.17
Critical Distance
Critical Distance

Finding Hope and Magic in 'Inside,' 'Pokemon Go,' and 'Everything'

Games criticism has stepped up.
Critical Distance
4.4.17
Pokemon
Pokemon

In Photos: The Competitive Side of the Modern Pokémon Community

We attended the year’s first major UK Pokémon tournament, in Sheffield, to capture the delight, the despair, and the solidarity.
Waypoint Staff
3.20.17
Pokemon Go
Pokemon Go

Success and Server Distress: Discussing ‘Pokémon Go’ with Niantic’s John Hanke

The hit app of 2016 is far from finished, with new features in the pipeline. But its maker's CEO is all about going live.
Willie Clark
2.8.17
Pokemon
Pokemon

‘Pokémon Sun and Moon’ Offers the Perfect Vacation from 2016

The latest Pokémon game offers a tropical getaway with adorable, fierce fantasy pets. It’s exactly what we need right now.
Danielle Riendeau
11.18.16
Locative Media
Locative Media

How the Tech Behind 'Pokemon Go' Has Been Powering Games for Decades

Locative media has been here since the 90s, but we're only just beginning to see it's full potential now.
Nicole Pacampara
11.15.16
Longreads Or Whatever
Longreads Or Whatever

The World's Most Dangerous Game: Pokémon's Strange History with Moral Panics

For over 20 years, Pokémon has been a scapegoat for crises social, political, and even spiritual.
Lana Polansky
9.4.16
Pokemon Go
Pokemon Go

Congratulations Niantic, You’ve Broken ‘Pokémon Go’

The decision to shut down the monster-tracking Pokévision has left players aimless and angry.
Ian Stokes
8.1.16
Pokemon Go
Pokemon Go

How Pokémon Would Probably Fuck: An Investigation

An evolutionary biologist explains that yes, a lot of Pokémon would probably have dicks.
Drew Millard
7.22.16
What We've Been Playing
What We've Been Playing

A Whole Week in the World of ‘Pokémon Go’ Has Left Me a Wreck

I expected to have a little fun with it. Maybe it'd hook me in. But I had no idea how deep this would go.
Sayem Ahmed
7.14.16