MANILA, Philippines — Pokemon Go, the augmented reality game has already finally been released in the Philippines on Saturday.
While it has only been a few days, celebrities and politicians had already recognized the popularity of the game, and are getting on board with the trend.
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Totally gonna “go jogging” later. #PokemonGo
— Megan Young (@meganbata) August 6, 2016
RT if you’re already addicted to Pokemon go
— James Reid (@JayeHanash) August 6, 2016
— TJ Manotoc (@tjmanotoc) August 6, 2016
Julie Anne San Jose
— Julie Anne San Jose (@MyJaps) August 6, 2016
Pokemon Go is taking over my life. Already
— Sam Concepcion (@sam_concepcion) August 6, 2016
Guys! Natutulog din pala ang Pokemon. Wala na ako mahanap. Full battle gear pa naman ako. pic.twitter.com/2SrwfnRob7
— Kiefer Ravena (@kieferravena) August 7, 2016
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Marikina Rep. Miro Quimbo
— Paula Solmerano (@PaulaSolmerano) August 8, 2016
In the US, Pokemon Go has been used by politicians to stir their campaigns.
Congresswoman Gwen Graham subtly reached out to the Poliwag demographic.
— Rep. Gwen Graham (@RepGwenGraham) July 11, 2016
And here is California Rep. Judy Chu throwing some shade via a Pokemon Go reference.
— Judy Chu (@RepJudyChu) July 11, 2016
Pokemon Go is a mobile phone app developed by Niantic Inc. which users can download for free. The game allows users can capture Pokemons in different places. Aside from Philippines, Pokemon Go was also made available in 14 other Asia-Pacific countries over the weekend. — Alixandra Caole Vila