Chasing Pokémon, a Baby Step Toward Virtual Reality

With a charged cellphone in hand, a reporter joins San Francisco’s first large planned Pokémon Go event.


With Pokémon Go, Nintendo Seeks to Salvage Lost Opportunity

Nearly two decades ago, the video game company released a forerunner to today’s game that foreshadowed much of mobile gaming. Then it lost its lead.


How to Protect Privacy While Using Pokémon Go and Other Apps

The game’s developer made expansive permission requests — in error, it says, and it uses only basic data — but many apps make similar requests.


Pokémon Go Players Take Their Hunt to the Streets of New York

Since Nintendo released its augmented reality gaming app last week, its popularity has soared, sending some residents on a citywide search for the virtual creatures.


Pokémon Players Take Their Hunt to the Streets of New York

Since Nintendo released its augmented reality gaming app last week, its popularity has soared, sending some residents on a citywide search for the virtual creatures.


Pokémon Go Brings Augmented Reality to a Mass Audience

The smartphone game sends people into the streets to capture exotic virtual monsters, and it has soared to the top of the download charts.