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The BAD About Pokemon Go

Updated on July 31, 2016
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Pokemon GO Harmful Effects

Pokemon Go is a free to play mobile game available for both iOS and Android devices which uses GPS and augments reality developed by Niantic. The game was released on July 6th in 2016 and was immediately had enormous fanfare. It garnered lots of downloads and caused many people to start to go outside walking and driving while playing the game which is a good and bad thing.

However, with the release of the game has also brought very negative effects to the world. It has lead to several deaths and crimes in the world. For example, in Palm Coast, Florida a driver of a car with his friend were shot while playing Pokemon Go when they stopped outside of a house. This shows how people get caught up playing the game and are not aware of their surroundings and then result in huge tragedies. This was not the only tragedy which happened. In Missouri a group of teenagers were accused of a chain of robberies who used the game as a lure to attract people in which they robbed and attacked.

In conclusion, when you are playing Pokemon Go and especially when you are either walking or driving to different places to get Pokemon please make sure to be aware of your surroundings and don't let a Pokemon cause your life to be harmed or terminated. Stay Safe Guys!


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