See How Pokémon Go Has Taken Over The World

Published August 1, 2016
Updated December 12, 2017

Most of us are aware of the sensation that is Pokémon Go, but you may not realize just how far-reaching this game actually is.

It’s official: Pokémon Go has taken over the world. The game utilizes the GPS capabilities of smartphones, allowing players to “catch” Pokémon in real locations — be it war-torn Syria or pedestrian-packed Times Square.

Love it or loathe it, it seems like the game has caught us, not the other way around:

Pokemon Go Syria Rubble
Saudi Arabia
Kuwait Market
Muslim Gamer
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Erin Kelly
Erin Kelly is a freelance writer, artist, and video editor that splits her time between the humid Midwest and the dusty corners of her mind.