Pokémon Go has TAKEN OVER THE WORLD
If you've been on the Internet at all this week, you probably already know that the new Nintendo AR game Pokémon Go came out.
Just got #PokemonGO childhood dreams are coming true???
— Brad Mattinson (@BradMattinson_) July 12, 2016
Pokémon Go addicts are flocking to churches, mosques, memorials and cemeteries https://t.co/2JEPBj3UIj
— Quartz (@qz) July 12, 2016
— Think Atheist (@ThinkAtheist) July 12, 2016
— Mic (@mic) July 12, 2016
— Pokemon GO (@PokemonGoHub) July 12, 2016
But it's not all fun and games.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) July 12, 2016
— The Verge (@verge) July 12, 2016
— IPD (@IrvinePolice) July 12, 2016
In some areas, people are setting out lure modules at Pokéstops not to attack Pokémon, but to bring in the players searching for them--and rob them.
Also, a Wyoming teenager found a dead body while searching for Pokémon.
Oh, and the Westboro Baptist Church is a gym.
— MAX IM A KOOPA (@meakoopa) July 9, 2016
Pokémon Go has already been downloaded more times than Tinder--and it's not even globally available yet.
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Dana is a freelance writer from Florida, the state that winter forgot. She likes video games, cats, fantasy novels, and complaining about the weather. Follow her on Twitter for intermittent whining about the First Amendment.