Official News and Screenshots of Pokemon Go

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  1. Prans
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    Prans Geek, gamer, human

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    The much anticipated mobile adaptation of the famous video game has been the subject of much talks lately, especially following a supposedly leaked gameplay video from SXSW.

    Finally Niantic Labs and The Pokémon Company have decided to give us an official peek at Pokémon Go in the form of screenshots and some insight about how the game will work.

    pokemongofeat.jpg

    You can read all about it in the extract below:

    Extract

    :arrow: SOURCE 1, SOURCE 2
     
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  2. erikas

    erikas GBAtemp Regular

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    "If you catch the same species of Pokémon enough times, you'll get the opportunity to evolve one of them." - from pokemon.com
    I'm having a hard time imagining that this is a good mechanic. I'd prefer if they left the traditional way of evolving pokemon intact.
     
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  3. Trolling

    Trolling This Username is taken. Problem?

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    Will the Pokemon GO plus be Japan only?
    I guess it will, because Gamefreak hates people outside Japan.
     
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  4. Prans
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    Prans Geek, gamer, human

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    Don't think so. The game has been heavily advertised internationally and Nintendo is making a move to reach a greater public with mobile phone softwares. Maybe for the initial testing it will be Japan-only but it should get localized elsewhere. If not, that would mean terrible marketing.
     
  5. nxwing

    nxwing GBAtemp Addict

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    Damn. I'm hyped for this. Better start earning money for that watch-thingy.

    That idea of catching more and more Pokemon to evolve them is bs. It should just be the traditional way, by grinding XP but then again, it may not be fair.

    The gym concept seems nice. Looking forward to owning my own.
     
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  6. RustInPeace

    RustInPeace Samurai Cop

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    Ehh, the leveling up isn't attractive, this game is for travelers, I travel as far as where walking my dog takes me, and the only different section from neighborhoods and some businesses, is a park. It does have a river. Also, it just looks like a smartphone game, I was thinking it'd be more, I don't see it being augmented reality. Compared to Dream Radar where you can see around you and a Pokemon floating.
     
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  7. dimmidice

    dimmidice GBAtemp Addict

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    it's not even known if the game is going to have levels &or battling. this evolution system sure seems to point to there not being lvling and battling.
     
  8. Lucifer666

    Lucifer666 all the world needs is me

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    Damn I hope this won't suck for people in 3rd world countries

    I don't live anywhere near a Nintendo zone or anything like that, game companies usually forget about where I live
     
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  9. Jiehfeng

    Jiehfeng Wu-Wei

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    Finding that out myself.
    This. Hopefully they integrate some kind of random system for countries they aren't going to manually edit.
    Also, called it:

    Oh, and I love the fact that they used android to advertise. :creep:
     
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  10. BurningDesire

    BurningDesire GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Behind a screen reading news
    Walmart cart pusher: You can have this shopping cart... but first you must battle me for it!!
     
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  11. _Chaz_

    _Chaz_ GBAtemp's Official Mook™

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    I keep thinking this is going to be great, and then I remember that I'm not even comfortable walking around my neighborhood as it is. So wandering around with my phone out, looking for a digital signature in a predetermined location probably isn't going to improve things. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
     
  12. _v3

    _v3 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    So you just catch them, no battling what-so-ever?? My interest = gone (sadly).
     
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  13. Naridar

    Naridar Excelsior!

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    I smell freemium.
     
  14. lolboy

    lolboy GBAtemp Fan

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    This game is going to suck donkey balls.
     
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  15. xtheman

    xtheman GBAtemp Guru

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    ???
    I have hope for this game. Or i would if I didn't live in the middle of nowhere.
     
  16. Prans
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    Prans Geek, gamer, human

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    There itself.
    It most definitely will be:

     
  17. Rizzorules

    Rizzorules "What are you doing?" "Something unexpected."

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    Just use a region spoofer and problem solved :tpi:
     
  18. Jiehfeng

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    Finding that out myself.
    You'd be walking into walls. o_o
     
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  19. dimmidice

    dimmidice GBAtemp Addict

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    it simply wouldn't work either.
     
  20. omgpwn666

    omgpwn666 Guy gamer and proud!

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    They need you to use as many Pokeballs as possible so that you're forced to use your in-app purchases. Lol
     
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