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Game on the move

Pokémon Go augmented reality gets users animated on their feet - helping Nintendo’s fortunes in the process

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

17th July, 2016
Pokémon Go on the iPhone and inset a Pokémon

The rise of Pokémon Go, a new augmented reality (AR) game for smartphones, has proven a massive short-term boost to Nintendo’s fortunes and the game’s success could have significant implications for the broader consumer tech sector.

Pokémon Go is a game where users search for cartoon monsters on their smartphones with the twist being that they have to go to real-life locations to find them. AR essentially uses geographic...

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