The Rise of Pokemon GO

An in-depth look at the far reaching effects of the newly released mobile AR game, factoring in the sociological implications of a game that requires people to explore the world and interact with each other, the benefits and dangers of said interactions, and the lasting power of nostalgia.

  • I bet you could find an interview with the Pokemon GO producers and what they wanted the game to do for people in terms of getting them outside. – LaRose 8 years ago
  • CNN just released a newsclip on this topic. – Munjeera 8 years ago
  • Pokemon Go has definitely been in the new a lot lately, with police departments issuing safety warnings and a Holocaust museum asking players not to visit if they're just going to play the game. It might be hard to look at the far reaching effects since the game hasn't been out that long, but it would definitely be interesting to see what these effects could be. – S.A. Takacs 8 years ago
  • Pokemon Go was a fun experience at first, it's a shame the hype died down when it did. – Analyzion 7 years ago

Want to write about Games or other art forms?

Create writer account