Yearender 2016: Pokemon Go blurs line between game and reality

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Dec 31, 2016, 1:09 pm IST
Updated Mar 21, 2017, 2:35 pm IST
The Pokemon Go phenomenon had taken the world by storm. Since its launch in July this year, some bizarre real-life incidents were encountered by many users who had played the game. Here are some weirdest incidents that happened during the year.
 The Pokemon Go phenomenon had taken the world by storm. Since its launch in July this year, some bizarre real-life incidents were encountered by many users who had played the game. Here are some weirdest incidents that happened during the year.
The Pokemon Go phenomenon had taken the world by storm. Since its launch in July this year, some bizarre real-life incidents were encountered by many users who had played the game. Here are some weirdest incidents that happened during the year.
Pokemon appearing at the Holocaust Museum in Washington (Photo Courtesy: Washington Post)
US soldier fighting ISIS caught Pokemon Go on the front line (Photo Courtesy: Facebook)
Man found Pokemon on wife’s hospital bed while she was giving birth (Photo Courtesy: Buzzfeed)
Woman found Pokemon in her bed, claimed it raped her
Teen tripped over dead body while catching Pokemon  (Representational image)
Trio got locked in cemetery while playing Pokemon Go (Representational image)
Teenager shot dead in Guatemala after breaking into home to catch Pokemon (Photo Courtesy: AP)