Why Pokemon is Really About Self Discovery and Exploration
Pokemon Go was only launched a few weeks ago, but already boasts more users than Twitter. People all around the world are exploring streets, parks, and landmarks of varying notability to wait for a buzzing notification in their phone that tells them a digital creature is nearby. The success of the online mobile game “Pokemon Go” owes itself not just to the latest fad. It’s about the triumph of childhood discovery over pragmatic change.