Thai authorities have started negotiations with the developers of the popular game Pokemon Go. They require to exclude from the list of places for fishing of virtual beings, Buddhist temples, Royal palaces, hospitals and roads. The first round of negotiations was not successful. The popularity of the game grows. In Japan what is happening and is reminiscent of the epidemic.
If it does not look like complete madness, as the gentle insanity - for sure. Centered view of the world is straight ahead and only through the screens of their phones. And there and then there native for any Japanese pokemon, which you can catch. And most of all their runs in city parks. If the person with the smartphone stops in the middle of the street and starts strongly in him to do something, then 9 times out of 10 is hunter pokemon. Once developed in the US game of pokemon finally came to the historic homeland of these characters, the number of downloads for the first 3 days has exceeded 10 million Japanese people Have with these virtual beings have a special relationship. Pocket monsters first appeared in 1996 in the form of computer games, and with a monstrous rapidity has become almost a national symbol of Japan. Sales of plush toys and other related products on pokemonskij themes have jumped by almost half after its release in Japan, Pokemon Go. The game itself is free, but different applications - for the money, and absolutely lethal in its effect and reach of advertising of products of the company "Pokemon".
That pokemon needs a lot and a long walk, and more and more through the parks and city attractions, is also a sober business calculation. The Japanese government has signed with game developers contract: socket pokц╘mon and virtual training are so that players hunting monsters, as many traveled the country.
In Tokushima, sat in prison, man. he was playing pokemon at the wheel and knocked down 72-year-old pensioner. Another woman fell in the hospital. On the electronic scoreboard above the Japanese hisami now warning police to toughen the punishment of drivers for using smartphones. The craze for the new game is called a global phenomenon. During the interview the representative of the company admitted that they did not expect such a success. How long a pokemon will stay at the peak of popularity - the same question as the release dates of games in Russia. But obviously, if pokemonmay should ever go on recession, Japan is going to happen in the last turn.
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