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‘Life Worth More Than Pokemon,’ Venezuela Gamers Told

By Daniel Kai CARACAS (Reuters) – A Pokemon Go player hides his cellphone in the carved out pages of a 19th-century French novel, hoping to avoid criminals on Venezuela’s notoriously

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Cambodia Bans Pokemon Go Game at Genocide Museum

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodia on Wednesday banned the game Pokemon Go from a former Khmer Rouge torture center and prison after players showed up at the site, now a

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Thailand Plans No-Go Zones for Pokemon Go

By Manunphattr Dhanananphorn BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand will make places such as the Royal Palace grounds, Buddhist temples and hospitals off limits to players of Nintendo Co Ltd’s wildly popular

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Pokemon Go Eludes Cloning Attempts by Big Game Studios

By Jeffrey Dastin SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Top video game companies, caught off-guard by the runaway success of Pokemon Go, are wrestling with how to play catch-up to the augmented

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Pokemon Go Creator Wants More Tie Ups Like McDonald’s Japan

By Lisa Richwine RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California (Reuters) – The creator of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go is exploring more sponsorships by companies that want to attract character-hunting players to

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Nintendo’s Mario Eyes a Mickey Mouse Merchandising Makeover

By Makiko Yamazaki and Tim Kelly TOKYO (Reuters) – Flush with the stunning popularity of the Pokemon GO mobile game, Nintendo aims to make more from marketing popular characters such

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Pokemon GO Blamed for Illegal Border Crossing from Canada to U.S.

(Reuters) – Two youths unaware of their surroundings when they were playing Pokemon GO on their cell phones made an illegal border crossing this week from Canada into the United

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Nintendo Shares Dive as Company Plays Down Pokemon GO’s Earnings Impact

By Junko Fujita TOKYO (Reuters) – Shares in Nintendo Co tumbled as much as 18 percent on Monday after the company said Pokemon GO would have a limited impact on

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Pokemon GO Launches in Japan, Bringing Smash-Hit Game Home

By Elaine Lies and Megumi Lim TOKYO (Reuters) – Eager Japanese rushed to their phones on Friday to start hunting as Pokemon GO, the hit Nintendo-backed smartphone game, finally launched

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Japan Warns on Pokemon GO Safety as Impatient Gamers Await Launch

TOKYO (Reuters) – Gamers in Japan, home of Nintendo’s Pokemon, are still impatiently awaiting the launch of the smash-hit Pokemon GO game but the government is already preparing for an

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