Taiwan’s biggest Pokémon Go fan spent nearly half an hour turning off the excessive alarms caused by a glitch in the government’s earthquake alert system.
Two middle-aged Pokémon GO trainers in Japan engaged in an “offline battle,” resulting in the arrest of the instigator of the fight.
Not-so-friendly match: What began as a competition for control over the same Pokémon GO gym, ended in an altercation between 56-year-old Kento Sato and another 55-year-old player, reports SoraNews24.
A mother and daughter in Minnesota received a cake as an apology after their neighbors called the police on them while out playing “Pokémon Go” during COVID-19 lockdown.
Amy Kellems shared her experience on Facebook on April 11 after she received a “Pokémon” cake from her neighbors as an apology for reporting them to the authorities, KTVU reported.
Hong Kong protesters are now coming up with innovative ways to organize themselves against the city’s controversial extradition bill.
Activists are now allegedly using apps such as Tinder and “Pokémon Go!” to communicate in preparation for demonstrations, as well as Apple’s AirDrop feature to send information to visitors.
Johnathan Cromwell, a former security guard in Virginia accused of killing a 60-year-old grandfather playing Pokémon Go, has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.
On January 26, 2017, Chinese immigrant Jiansheng Chen was shot multiple times by Cromwell while he was out playing the popular GPS-based mobile game, Pokémon Go. Chen, who had taken to playing the game to bond with his grandchildren, died at the scene after getting shot four times in his upper left chest and once in his left upper arm. The local police confirmed that the victim was unarmed.
Remember that super awesome, legendary Taiwanese grandpa who roams the streets on his bike filled with smartphones, playing “Pokemon Go”? Well, he has now found a new gig as Asus’ phone ambassador.
The 70-year-old grandpa, Chen San-yuan, has been named an Asus phone ambassador for the Taiwanese company’s ZenFone line of smartphones. Chen also appeared during the company’s press conference last month to talk about their phones, according to Mashable.
It appears like Chen San-yuan, Taiwan’s legendary “Pokémon Go” grandpa, has evolved and harnessed the power of even more smartphones onto his bike.
A jury in Virginia has recommended a 30-year prison sentence for Johnathan Cromwell, the security guard who shot and killed an elderly Asian man playing Pokemon Go in 2017.
Cromwell has been found guilty of second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, PilotOnline reports.
The criminal trial of a security guard accused of fatally shooting a 60-year-old grandfather playing Pokémon Go back in 2017 is finally set to begin, with jury selection slated for Tuesday.
Virginia security guard Johnathan Cromwell, an employee of Citywide Protection Services, is facing first-degree murder charges for the death of Chinese immigrant Jiansheng Chen over two years ago, NBC reports.
A wedding video of a Japanese couple showing how the two lovebirds met while playing “Pokémon Go” has gone viral on Japanese social media.
The clip of the couple, Shibu and Lily, received over 1.6 million views after it was first posted on the platform on November 15 by the couple’s university friend.
A Taiwanese grandfather is gaining online fame for his dedication to the augmented reality mobile game “Pokémon Go” by game developer Niantic Labs.
Chen San-yuan, who is a Feng Shui expert, began his journey to become a Pokémon master when the game first came out in 2016 after his son taught him how to play the AR phone app, the Daily Mail reported.
Almost two years after its global launch, Pokémon Go is now finally coming to China — arguably one of the world’s largest gaming market.
Pokémon Go developer Niantic reportedly struck a partnership with local video games company NetEase to bring the popular mobile game to the Chinese market. The launch date for the game in China has yet to be disclosed.