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A 6-year-old girl from Little Rock, Arkansas has possibly become the envy of children around the world.
While Ashlynd Howell’s mum Bethany was napping on the couch after a movie, she used her mother’s thumb to unlock her iPhone and purchase toys on Amazon.
Bethany received 13 order confirmations for Pokémon items worth $ 250, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The girl’s parents initially thought they’d been hacked but they were soon set straight by the culprit — their daughter.
“No, Mommy, I was shopping. But don’t worry, everything that I ordered is coming straight to the house,” Ashlynd said. Read more…
In an interesting interview with Tsunekazu Ishihara, the CEO of The Pokémon Company, he talks about his surprise at the popularity of Pikachu and that he’s a big fan of the updated Exeguttor in Pokémon Sun and Moon.
Sometimes I wake up in a tizzy in the middle of the night, jolted awake with the anxiety that I am somehow separate from regular society because I fundamentally do not understand the appeal of Pokémon fucking Go. Welp, turns out I am. Because Pokémon Go is fucking unstoppable, and now, according to Bloomberg, Nintendo is worth more than Sony. Let that sink in for a second.
The Pokemon Go craze took off because the game hits upon several of the hottest social and technology touchpoints in today’s culture.