This might be everyone’s obsession at the moment. I know I’ve been anticipating its release for quite a while now, and as soon as I saw it in the App Store I had to have it.
In case you don’t know, Pokémon GO is an AR (augmented reality) game where you walk around and catch Pokémon. They show up on your phone screen like this:
Yay to actually looking like it’s there.
But sometimes they show up like this:
Krabby…I didn’t know you could fly.
As with most newly-released games, there are some kinks to work out. If you downloaded the game right when it came out, you noticed that the servers were down more than they were up. It was most likely due to the overload of people using the app, but it seems as though Niantic has addressed this issue. Which is good, because looking at this screen all the time was making me angry:
At least you have everyone there to keep you company.
Over the past couple weeks of playing, I’ve learned a thing or two about the app that I think might be useful to others:
So now that the game has been out for a minute, I do have some suggestions on how it can improve:
- Update Niantic’s site with real-time server information
- Set up a home PokéStop so you can get more Pokéballs (it’s super frustrating when you run out)
- Have more servers!
- Reinstall the Pokémon Tracker on the Nearby menu
Tell us your suggestions on how to make Pokémon GO even better! Maybe Niantic is reading this and will do something about it.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I gotta catch ’em all!