Jesse Mullins

Pokemon Go

02 Jul: Pokemon Go: The New Wave of AR?

Pokemon Go, which incorporated AR (Augmented reality, or AR, the superimposition of digital/virtual elements onto the real world, is fast becoming a trend nowadays. ) as part of its core gameplay has been described by Honest Game Trailers as “Google Maps + mild cardio + Paper Toss”, which is hardly surprising considering that Google partnered with Nintendo to make this game. First conceived as an April Fool’s joke, Pokémon Go soon materialised with locations borrowed from Niantic’s other AR hit, Ingress.