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Jul 11, 2016, 1:53pm EDT
  • May 12, 2017

    In Putin’s Russia, even playing Pokémon Go can be a crime

    Russian blogger Ruslan Sokolovsky receives a suspended 3.5-year sentence for playing the game in a church on video.

  • April 18, 2017

    Facebook's future looks a bit like Pokémon Go

    Facebook just laid out its vision for augmented reality.

  • December 14, 2016

    Did Pokémon Go get Americans to exercise? The research says yes — but not for long.

    Two new studies explore the game's impact on health.

  • August 5, 2016

    Pokémon Go, explained

    Everyone is suddenly catching Pokémon fever again. Here’s what’s going on.

  • July 25, 2016

    A definitive ranking of Pokémon Go’s 151 catchable monsters

    Who’s the best Pokémon? We finally have a scientific answer.

  • July 22, 2016

    Pokémon Go: 15 easy but effective tips to help you catch ‘em all

    Think you know all there is to know about leveling up, fighting, and evolving? These tips might surprise you.

  • July 19, 2016

    More millennials recognize Pikachu than Joe Biden

    Only 61 percent of millennials can identify a picture of Joe Biden; 98 percent can identify a picture of Pikachu.

  • July 16, 2016

    Pokémon Go’s incredible popularity, in one video

    Wow.

  • July 16, 2016

    Pokémon Go: 9 questions about the game you were too embarrassed to ask

    WTF is Pokémon Go?

  • July 14, 2016

    Pokémon Go is barely a week old and Hillary Clinton is already using it to register voters

    Seriously.

  • July 14, 2016

    40% of adults who have downloaded Pokémon Go are 25 or older

    They’re older than you think, and this is a huge deal.

  • July 14, 2016

    Pokémon Go wants to be the exercise app that actually works

    No, Pokémania won't solve obesity.

  • July 14, 2016

    Pokémon Go, explained in fewer than 400 words

    A short, simple guide to the latest outbreak of Pokémania.

  • July 14, 2016

    All the ways Pokémon Go might kill you

    "Look where you're going" and other fun lessons of basic survival and safety.

  • July 14, 2016

    Pokémon Go’s surprising roots: bug catching

    Pokémon is based on a very popular Japanese pastime.

  • July 13, 2016

    Meet Pokémon Go’s ancestors in this VR-tastic Sailor Moon episode

    This Sailor Moon episode shows us what virtual reality looked like the last time Pokémon was popular.

  • July 13, 2016

    What does Pokémon Go mean for the next generation of iPhones?

    Augmented reality could be a lot better if smartphones had better hardware.

  • July 13, 2016

    Pokémon Go has no good answers for those who want it out of the Holocaust Museum

    Shutting down inappropriate or unsafe locations in the game is proving to be difficult.

  • July 12, 2016

    This New York Times reviewer told us exactly how we'd react to Pokémon Go — in 1999

    "In the year 2015 or so, it's going to be embarrassing."

  • July 12, 2016

    Pokémon Go isn’t a fad. It’s a beginning.

    Pokémon Go is a harbinger of things to come. We are being warned. By Pikachu.

  • July 12, 2016

    Pokémon Go is everything that is wrong with late capitalism

    Pokémon Go is a huge hit, but most Americans won’t see much economic benefit.

  • July 11, 2016

    Pokémon Go was destined to go viral. These charts explain why.

    A bunch of Pokémon trainers retired but never gave up hope — and Nintendo knew it.

  • July 11, 2016

    Pokemon Go is augmented reality. Too bad reality is still racist.

    Believe it or not, playing Pokemon Go is a lot riskier for black men.

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