12-07-2016 10:25 AM - edited 12-07-2016 12:29 PM
Please don't tell me you've not heard of Pokémon...
So, what is Pokémon GO? As per Wikipedia:
Pokémon Go (stylized as Pokémon GO) is a free-to-play, GPS based augmented reality mobile game developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices. The game allows players to capture, battle, and train virtual Pokémon who appear throughout the real world.
What that means is... Using your smartphone, you will be able to "find" Pokémon near your location and capture them. After that, you train them and do battles.
There will be "gyms" where you can capture them and "own" them.
And YES, you will need to exercise and walk around to find these Pokémons. Different types of Pokémons will appear at different locations. Water-type Pokémon are more likely to be nearby water area such as lakes.
So YES again... You need to be careful and be alert of your surrounding.
As of writing, this game is only available in Australia, USA and UK. The launch is supposed to be a global one but the developer is having issues coping with the high demand on their servers -- Everyone wants to catch and train Pokémons!
Personally, I'm expecting Malaysia to get this sometime in July/ August 2016.
So, are you excited?
Feel free to use this chat to plan your outings (always more fun to play with friends), join a team (once you hit Level 5, you can then pick to be either YELLOW, RED or BLUE), gloat what you just caught... Or even issue a challenge to other players here...
Just remember -- This is a game and the idea is just to have fun! Dun get too emo if my Pokémon beats yours...
Gotta catch 'em all
12-07-2016 11:50 AM
Pokémon Go is reportedly launching in Europe and Asia 'within a few days'
Pokémon Go is a mobile smash hit, but many would-be fans have been disappointed by the game's slow international release. The app launched in the US, Australia, and New Zealand last week, but its popularity took game-makers Niantic by surprise, and the company "paused" the title's rollout while its servers recovered. The wait should be over soon, though, with The Wall Street Journal reporting that Pokémon Go will launch Europe and Asia "within a few days." There's no official comment on this timeframe, with the WSJ citing "people familiar with plans for the game."
12-07-2016 06:04 PM
I am still awaiting for local release. Once it is here in Malaysia, it's game on!
14-07-2016 11:58 AM
heard it's coming soon...
very "sad" to read about the game on websites... talking about how fun it is, etc... and the rest of the world is still waiting for it...
14-07-2016 09:57 PM
It is said to be released to Asia real soon. Do you know if that includes Malaysia?
15-07-2016 11:32 AM
Wow, cant wait to play with a group of "trainers" together - and see how best DiGi can provide help with. Heh.
Perhaps, catching a Mew at their CEO office.
16-07-2016 01:13 PM
Too bad Niantic announced that the launch in Asia is not true.
04-08-2016 12:30 PM
we're all still waiting. earlier on, there's report of dedicated MALAYSIA server. but still, nothing yet for ASIA...
i guess it should be... SOON.
08-08-2016 11:10 AM - edited 08-08-2016 11:18 AM
how many have you guys caught?
team mystic? team instinct? team valor?
started any gym battles yet?
01-01-2017 08:16 PM
Still a Pokemon Go player till today