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Pokémon Go, the location-based mobile game that has become a massive hit, began as an April Fool’s joke. In 2014, Google unveiled “Pokémon Challenge” for Google Maps, complete with a promotional video, inviting users to find and capture the cutesy

In 2014, as part of its traditional April Fool’s pranks, Google released a video in which Google Maps vice-president Brian McClendon announced a job opening for a Pokémon Master. The video showed candidates travelling around the world, from

Nintendo, which hasn’t yet thrown itself fully into the world of mobile gaming, is giving people a good idea of what a smartphone hit looks like with the success of Pokémon Go. The company has added more than US$7bn in market value since last