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We’ve all heard stories about cats being able to see ghosts. But can they see fictional digitized Pokémon? Some people in Japan seem to think so—and it isn’t just the cats. Apparently dogs and birds have the gift as well.

Then again, the people behind the photos could be just trolling everyone for a good ‘n’ proper laugh. Either way, though, these tweets are great fun to look at. Check out some of them below. [click to continue…]

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This simple but brilliant DIY iPhone case design by Jon Cleaver helps you make consistent Poke Ball throws in Pokemon Go. Throw after throw will be dead straight, insuring that you catch all the Pokemon.

If you have access to a 3D printer and own an iPhone 6, you’ll be happy to know that the plans are free to download. Bonus points if you can alter the design to work with other phones. Bonus bonus points if you can integrate the feature with this awesome DIY Pokedex case.

(via Gizmodo)

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We thought that this phone-charging Pokédex Case was the ultimate Pokémon Go accessory, but this Poké Ball Charger makes a good case for itself. It’s 5300mAh, which isn’t horrible and it can be had for $40 on Etsy.

That is, until Nintendo shuts it down and wisely decides to make an official version.

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Pokémon Go opens with a loading screen which encourages players to mind their surroundings, featuring a delightful bit of artwork involving an absent-minded Pokémon trainer and an angry Gyrados.

It’s so charming that Magdalena Proszowska – a Polish artist working at Ubisoft’s Blue Byte Studio (y’know, the developers who make The Settlers) – decided to expand the concept, producing artwork in the same style to give advice to wannabe Pokémon Masters out there.

Just like the original bit of art they’re based on, these are charming, clever, funny, and they’re good advice too! You can check them out below. [click to continue…]

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I’m not the type of person to tell a person how they should feel about things, but if you’re addicted to Pokémon Go and you don’t want this Pokédex-shaped phone case with a built-in battery back-up then all of that fresh air must be making you crazy.

See Also: 6 Must-Have Accessories for Pokemon Go!

Blogger Nick poole debuted his Pokédex case on Sparkfun last week, giving a breakdown of how he made the case using a 3D printer, a lithium cell battery, and a micro-USB cable. It’s pretty snazzy, and you can download the files to print your own case from GitHub. You’ll have to assemble the battery component yourself.

If all that sounds too complicated, you should probably just be patient. A phone case like this makes too much damn sense for Nintendo to pass on making an official version at some point.

(via ComicBook.com)

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New Zealand’s Tom Currie has become such a fan of Pokémon Go that he quit his bartending job to be a full-time Pokémon Trainer.

He’s not sponsored, so he’s doing all of this out of his own pocket, but you never know. Maybe we’ll see pro trainers if the craze keeps up.

For now, he’s caught (as of last count) 91 out of 151 possible Pokémon and he’s traveling and making lots of new friends. Check out more pics from his travels below. [click to continue…]

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As you’ve probably noticed, Pokémon Go mania is in a category all its own. If you live in a small town you probably haven’t witnessed this phenomenon at its highest levels, but that’s about to change.

Check out the video below to find out what happens when a Vaporeon shows up in a big city at around 11pm. [click to continue…]

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From the age of 10, artist Dane Cozens has been drawing realistic versions of Pokémon, and with the recent release of Pokémon GO what better time for him to revisit that old habit? He’s produced three posters, each featuring the final evolution of the original first-generation starter Pokémon, and they look absolutely astounding.

Check out the posters in their full glory below. [click to continue…]

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It’s hard to deny the positivity that Pokémon Go has brought into the world over the last week. It’s brought people together, got them outdoors for a little exercise, and has even been shown to benefit mental health. This story, though, shows that there is occasionally an emotional component as well.

Supposedly, a (Dutch?) gamer recently visited the grave of his younger brother, who had been a huge Pokémon fan—Pikachu in particular. His grave even had a Pikachu-shaped headstone. Guess what was waiting there… [click to continue…]

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If you aren’t already waaaaaaaaay too deep into Pokemon Go, you’ll be interested to know that there’s a trick that will allow you to start with Pikachu instead of Squirtle, Charmander or Bulbasaur.

See how it’s done in the video below. [click to continue…]