Two men apparently trying to collect “Pokemon Go” virtual characters on their smartphones were rescued after falling off a bluff in Encinitas Wednesday. One of them fell to the beach, about 80 to 90 feet, and the other man fell about 50 feet down the cliff. Ref. Source 8j.
Real-life positive health consequences of playing Pokémon Go—a new GPS-based augmented reality game—are being realized across the nation. According to one expert, this quest to “catch ‘em all” is great news for public health. Ref. Source 1p.
'Pokemon Go' to be updated with trading capability
The head of the company behind "Pokemon Go" says more capabilities for the wildly popular smartphone game are coming, including the ability to trade Pokemon. Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke said the update to add trading is "At the top of our priority list." Ref. Source 4d.