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Pokémon, with its first incarnation as a video game + trading card collection, emerged in Japan back in 1996 and created a viral storm, earning USD 5 billion for Nintendo, its pare...

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Pokémon: The Japanese game that went viral

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The Pokémon craze was in full bloom when the first movie of the franchise debuted in 1999, though the parent company Nintendo made huge waves with the innovative, crazy-good NES console in 1983. Th...

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  • The game is set in a fictional village where players explore the rivers and forests searching for creatures(or monsters) which are for taming and training.
  • The game was designed t...

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Pokémon was the brainchild of Satoshi Tijari, who was only 24 when he started working on the iconic game for Gameboy, taking six years before it finally went on sale in Japan.

The game tapp...

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After a lull lasting more than a decade, the Pokémon brand took advantage of new technologies like Augmented Reality (AR), GPS and powerful smartphones in the hands of billions, to create a real-li...

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