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Pokémon GO Plus accessory already amassing heaps of complaints – even before it’s released

For a special accessory that is supposed to complement the game, people sure are negative about it.

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Pokémon GO Plus Accessory Launches on September 16

Pokémon GO players will soon be able to play without getting out their phones!

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Pokémon Go to Add ‘Buddy Pokémon’ Feature

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Disaster-struck region aims to increase tourism by bringing ALL region-exclusive Pokémon to Japan

That means TaurosMr Mime and Kanghaskan could be caught in Japan for a limited time.

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Pokémon Go singles mixer events announced in Japan

Good news single people! There are now Pokémon Go matchmaking events in Japan!

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We catch up with world’s first Pokémon Go master, Nick Johnson, in Tokyo

He’s caught ’em all in the U.S., Europe, Hong Kong and Australia, and now we get to find out what the gamer’s been up to in Japan, the birthplace of Pokémon.

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Creators of Pokémon Go apologise for game’s late arrival in video address to players in Japan

The message from the creators also includes safety advice for gamers in Japan.

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Pokémon Go players discover unusual gym locations around Japan

From parks to university campuses and even a Sega building, here are some of the new Pokémon Go gym locations players have been finding around the country.

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Pokémon Go “gyms” and “poke-stops” in Japan located in McDonald’s

Pokémon Go has officially launched in Japan along with the announcement that “poke-stops” and “gyms” are now located in the nearly 3,000 McDonald’s stores around Japan.

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Pokémon Go released in Japan? We spot a rare “Glasses Pikachu” at Tokyo’s Nintendo headquarters

Because if there’s one place you’d expect to find a rare Pokémon, it would have to be at their home in Tokyo.

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Before Pokémon Go, there was Ingress, and its first “XM-Profiler Illumination Portal” is in Japan

Ingress, the original augmented reality app from Niantic, the creators of Pokémon Go, is taking over Tokyo with a holographic portal that lets you see the state of the game in real-time.

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