What Parents Need to Know About Pokémon GO

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What Parents Need to Know About Pokémon GO

Published 28th September 2021

A free online safety guide on Pokémon GO.

Pokémon GO has been among the world’s most popular mobile games since its spectacular release in 2016. It's recently enjoyed a resurgence, thanks partly to people combining entertainment and exercise during lockdown. In Pokémon GO – like the Pokémon TV show, trading card series and other video games – players capture, train and battle with their Pokémon creatures: physically exploring locations while using augmented reality via their phone’s screen. The game generally provides a positive experience, but there are still some safety concerns to consider.

In the guide, you'll find tips on a number of potential risks such as environmental hazards, strangers and data collection.

This is part of our Gaming category.

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