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Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go Closed Beta Invites Going Out Today, First Gameplay Screens
by Mike Futter on May 25, 2016 at 08:39 AM
Platform iOS, Android
Publisher The Pokémon Company
Developer Niantic Inc.
Rating 9+

If you signed up for the Pokémon Go field test, you might have some good news in your mailbox today. The Pokémon Company has announced that the first wave of invitations are going out.

Gameplay details and images have also been revealed, as well as how the game will interact with player geolocation. There will be more than 100 Pokémon at launch. Players will receive notifications on their phones when one is near to attempt to catch it.

PokéStops (where players can find Pokéballs and other items) and Gyms will be located at high profile locations around the world. There is a swiping game that is connected to battling, and players can take over a gym and assign one of their Pokémon to help defend control of it.

There are still plans for a wearable device called Pokémon Go Plus, which will feature LED and vibrations to alert them to events and nearby creatures. Pokémon Go will be free-to-play with in-app purchases.

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