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Catching 'Em All In Pokémon Go: Impressions And Strategies

by Jeff Marchiafava on Jul 11, 2016 at 11:45 AM

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For the past 20 years, Pokémon has been a mainstay of the video game industry, challenging players to catch 'em all across a wide variety of Nintendo's platforms. With the new mobile ARG Pokémon Go, however, Nintendo's pocket monsters are captivating a much wider audience in the real world.

In this special edition podcast, Andrew Reiner, Dan Tack, and I discuss our newfound infatuation with Pokémon Go, which involved some serious Pokémon hunting this weekend. Surprisingly, we were far from the only ones – the myriad Pokéstops and gyms that populate the Twin Cities have been attracted thousands of players, and we're guessing Minnesota isn't a special case.

After discussing the cultural phenomenon of the game, we probe Dan Tack's mind for tips, strategies, and a wealth of other information that Pokémon Go doesn't readily convey, so stick around if you want some pointers.

What are your impressions of Pokémon Go so far? Share your thoughts in the comments below!