Still gotta catch 'em all: 2 years on, Pokemon Go still pulls in the crowds

The social aspects of Pokemon Go, where friends can go out to catch Pokemon and do battle together, as well as regular content updates keep the mobile game popular two years on

Two years on, Pokemon Go is still pulling in the crowds and hovering near the top of mobile game download charts.

The latest evidence of the popularity of this augmented-reality (AR) game: A special game event last month saw at least 100 people playing the game at VivoCity, as seen from videos posted by a local Pokemon Go interest group on Facebook.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 18, 2018, with the headline 'Still gotta catch 'em all'. Print Edition | Subscribe