Gotta catch 'em all over again

The initial craze of augmented-reality game Pokemon Go may have subsided, but many people here are still playing the game three years on

Last Saturday, shoppers at VivoCity might have been surprised by a surge in human traffic in the late afternoon.

Many people could be seen walking around, eyes glued to their mobile phones and fingers swiping the screens of their devices. They are fans of mobile game Pokemon Go, there to attend a monthly game event called community day.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 07, 2019, with the headline 'Gotta catch 'em all over again'. Print Edition | Subscribe