Though not really in Central Austin Pokémon mania is taking over the country with the release of the new augmented reality addiction, Pokémon Go. The mobile game uses the smartphone’s camera and GPS to encourage encourage people seek out the fantastical creatures in the real world, which includes homes, parks, and, of course, restaurants and bars.
There are special locations where users can get Pokéballs (how else do you catch a Pokémon?) and eggs (to birth new Pokémon); there are also locations acting as gyms to battle other players called PokéStops.
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Imagine being able to use your smartphone to catch, train, and battle Pok é mon in the real world around you. That's the promise of Pok é mon Go, an augmented reality Pok é mon game coming to iPhone and Android later this year. We n...