Playing Pokemon Go was extremely creating bizarre news and just recently some users were afraid to keep the app on their phone after rumours that The Nintendo, The Pokemon Company, or the developer Niantic could ban your Android account.
As to be clear, there’s no specific suggestions allowing to delete the app on their phones but an effect was seen as some people are deleting Pokemon Go on their devices.
Some twitter users express no hate, but just a plain comment on the said banning rumours.
Pokemon Go players seems waiting for the company’s official release of their response.
POKEMON GO NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCES
In Massachusetts, a 26-year old Lamar Hickson was accused as the caused of an accident after stopping in the middle of the highway to catch a Pikachu.
Hickson admitted to the police that he was playing the newly released Pokemon app game known as “Pokemon Go” while driving.
Hickson said “Sh*t if you wanna catch them all you gotta risk it all so I put my car in park and started tossing these balls”. as posted in CartelPress website.
Nobody was seriously hurt in the accident and charges against Hickson still unknown. It was reported that other car accident victims also playing the game.
The officer named Frederick Jones says,
“Texting and driving was already a very serious issue, but now playing Pokemon Go and driving could make things worse.”
The officer told that using the mobile phone while driving could double or triple the amount of incidents.
An Australian police even warned users not to physically enter the police station when collecting items and it was The Washington’s Department of Transportation warned against ‘pokemoning’ while driving. It was reported that the game causes filing of reports of personal injury while exploring the real world for digital creatures.
Another news was reported, that a 19-year old Shayla Wiggins, found a body floating in the Wind River while playing the game in her phone.
“I was walking towards the bridge along the shore when I saw something in the water,” Wiggins said.
“I had to take a second look and I realized it was a body.” she added.
Wiggins went on to describe that what she had found was a body of an average-sized male floating about three feet from the Wind River Bridge shore.
“It was pretty shocking,” she recalls.
“I didn’t really know what to do at first. But I called 911 right away and they came really quickly.” she added.
Detectives later told Wiggins the body had been in the river for less than 24 hours, as posted via KTVQ.
Another incident was posted on the Pokemon Go subreddit that the gamer was sent to ER.
“Not even 30 minutes after the release last night, I slipped and fell down a ditch,” Reddit user said.
“Fractured the fifth metatarsal bone in my foot, 6-8 weeks for recovery. I told all the doctors I was walking my dog lol… Watch where you’re going, folks!”
Warnings have been posting on Pokemon Go app loading screen asking for players to pay attention to their surroundings, but seems that some reports are clear that players are too excited with the way they catch for their favorite creatures.
Niantic, which partnered with the Pokemon franchise to create the game also has some rules providing cautions to the players.
“Pay attention to your surroundings; you never know what beautiful or interesting things you’ll see while playing the game,” the company said.
Also, Niantic reminded “Ingress” players to respect real-world-rules when in the game’s point of interest that shows up on someone’s private property which is a positive reminder for Pokemon Go players.
Pokemon Go claimed as a traveling game experience as Augmented Reality sets in, players need a sense of real-world rules’ attention.