The new Pokemon Go game is crazy popular knocking out Niantic's servers.
Niantic Labs has years of experience operating an augmented reality game. They are the makers of Ingress. Nothing though has prepared them for the crazy Pokemon fans. Pokemon Go is not just exciting kids, but also grown ups that have played Pokemon games in the past two decades.
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The Pokemon Go augmented reality game was launched on iOS and Android on July 6. Pokemon trended on Twitter for most of the launch day. People stayed up all night wandering around in parks trying to catch Pikachu (hard to find Pokemon), Lickitung (funniest Pokemon) and all other cute virtual critters.
The Pokemon Go launch went viral. This is what you want as massive multiplayer online game maker. The only problem to solve is to keep the servers up. In the first 48 hours of Pokemon Go the servers went down several times. As of writing this post, the Pokemon Go servers are online.
Here is a quick and neat Pokemon Go guide on imgur, that gives some important tips for Pokemon Go player.
In case you want to most famous Pokemon Pikachu as starter Pokemon you have to do the following. You need to walk away from the starter Pokemon three or four times and than Pikachu will show up. See this reddit thread for details.
As reported, there are dangers playing Pokemon Go
See some of our favorite Pokemon Go moments below.
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