Have you ever wanted to become a real Pokémon Master? I'm sure more than a few of us have had this dream at some point or another.
Well, your dreams are about to become a reality because Pokémon GO is now live.
In case you don't know, Pokémon GO is game where you actually get to hunt down and capture Pokémon. But instead of catching them with a Pokéball, you have to catch them with your phone.
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Using the GPS and camera on your phone, your mission is to locate the Pokémon on the map, then you simply walk over to them, throw your Pokéball on the floor and the Pokémon is yours .
You can then train your newly captured minions and even join different teams in order to battle for control of Pokémon gyms .
So that's probably the reason why you've been seeing so many people taking pictures of empty hallways.
The game has started a bit of a frenzy around the world. Some are having a hard time balancing their regular lives with their new Pokémon hunting careers, while others are straight up injuring themselves while trying to capture rare specimens
5:15 am and I just ran out into our parking lot with no pants on because there was a Seel out there.#PokemonGO
— Lucahjin (@lucahjin) July 8, 2016
If you want to join in on the fun, all you need is an iPhone (5 or higher) or an Android (4.4 or higher) and either a Google account or a Pokémon Trainer's Club account.
The app is free but is not yet available officially available in Canada But there are ways to get around that. We tested it out and it works perfectly.
Check out the video below for a glimpse of what you're in for.