Niantic Shares A Look at Pokémon Go | Power Up Gaming
The Pokémon Company and Niantic have revealed some new info and screenshots for their upcoming mobile game, Pokémon Go. The images show a world map and the trainer's avatar. Wild Pokémon will appear as the trainer walks around in the real world. Upon sighting one, users will have the opportunity to throw a Pokéball and attempt to capture it. As the trainer levels up from performing various activities, better items like Great Balls will become available. Squirtle used water gun. It's super-effective! Smartphone short-circuited. Trainer had a heart attack. Two other locations, gyms and PokéStops, will be found near certain real-world locations. The Stops will allow trainers to acquire items and possibly eggs, which will hatch after a certain amount of real-world steps are taken. Gyms come into play after reaching a certain point in Go. Trainers will be asked to join one of three teams. Upon doing so, they will be able to place one of their Pokémon at a friendly gym to help guard it from