The seeds of Pokemon Go were first planted with an April Fools’ joke. It was 2014, and Google’s Niantic Inc., the studio behind augmented reality Android game Ingress, got a glimpse at what a Pokemon game may look like if AR technology was many years more advanced than it is today.
Pokémon Go has kept players rapt since it launched on July 6 — at least, players in those countries lucky enough to already have the game. Several major regions are left in wait, anxiety building within Pokémon fans worldwide who can do nothing but hope that today is the day.
Pokemon Go, as one of the most popular mobile games ever released, is a fascinating test case for observing just how taxing a single app can be for an entire network’s performance.
Pokemon Go is a little more than a week old, but its rise to the top of App Store charts has prompted a surge in cottage industries. Here are 34 Essential Tips For Pokemon Go That Many People Don’t Know Yet.