6 Unfortunate Pieces Of News About Pokémon Go, Just From Today

The apocalypse is coming, but you probably already knew that.

Pokémon Go, the augmented reality game that has taken over the streets by infiltrating our boyfriend’s cell phones, is all over the news. And in just one morning, I’ve seen at least 6 crazy headlines regarding the influence of this game on our current culture. So in the spirit of being generous with my knowledge, I’ve decided to share them with all of you. Enjoy!

1. “On-Duty NYPD Cops Caught On Camera Playing Pokémon Go”

Someone in Queens captured video footage of a bunch of on-duty cops playing the game on the street.

2. “Pokémon Go Is a Government Surveillance Psyop Conspiracy

If you like the visual below, you’ll surely enjoy believing in this article^ as much as I did.

3. “As Pokémon Go Consumes Country, Police Nationwide Issue Safety Tips

“Pokémon Go put me in the ER last night,” NBC quoted one Reddit user in this article about the dangers of the game. “Not even 30 minutes after the release last night, I slipped and fell down a ditch. Fractured the fifth metatarsal bone in my foot…Watch where you’re going, folks!”

4.  “2 California men fall off edge of ocean bluff while playing Pokemon Go

People are falling into ditches and off the edges of bluffs!

5. “Pokémon Go-Inspired Donuts Now Exist at NYC’s Doughnut Plant

Donut trends and digital apps go well together.

6. “How ‘Pokemon Go’ Could Help You Sell Your House.”

If the game is fun for kids to play, imagine how enjoyable it might feel to be an adult capitalizing off the app? CNBC weighs in on the way the game is affecting the real estate market already, and it’s pretty nuts.

“I think at the end of the day the goal is to get as many people through the door and interested in the apartment, and ultimately, if there’s a ‘Pokemon’ obsessed person out there who also likes this home, then we want them here, and this is the best way to attract them,” a real estate agent named Jay Glazer, 32 said.

He admitted to loving the game as well.

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