'Pokemon Go' a hit 20 years after franchise debuts

Reference | FYI Aug 1, 2016

'Pokemon Go' a hit 20 years after franchise debuts

by Reiji Yoshida

"Pokemon Go," the GPS-crossover game for smartphones, has been an instant hit all over the world, particularly in Japan. The explosive popularity also means there are numerous Pokemon beginners. But what exactly is Pokemon? Why has the game proven so popular? And how does the revolutionary ...