Pokemon go is a new buzz word among the gamers, all owing to its incredible gameplay and the new concept of augmented reality. The game has set new benchmarks by becoming most successful game ever developed for any platform. The huge success of the game can be very well understood by just keeping in view the number of users already playing this game, when it was released for only a few countries. The revenue generated by it is humungous and has added billions to the overall market share of Nintendo, who is partner of the game alongwith Niantic and The Pokemon Company.
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About Pokemon Go:
Pokemon go was released on 6th July, 2016 for a couple of countries, including New Zealand, Canada etc. The game has become quite huge now, with active users approximately equal to that of the twitter. The game is completely based on the original animated series of ‘The Pokemon’, which aired on television, some 8 to 10 years ago.
Pokemon go has all the Pokémon’s, which you might have seen in the series, including pickachu, balbasaur, squirtle etc.; besides these there are tons of others which are quite interesting. The main catch of the game is to catch Pokémon’s by roaming around in different areas. The most important part of the game is to roam, as the game continuously traces current location and presents different Pokémon’s in that area.
The game uses Google Maps to render your current location, so you can actually see all those lanes and can quite easily figure out where to go. There are gyms and pokestops in the game, which are located at real world locations as bus stops, shopping malls, temples, railway stations or any other place where the probability of having density of people is more.
Pokestops are places where you can find free stuffs, including pokeballs and Pokémon’s; some pokestops also give out special items. Pokestops are generally bus stops and railway stations, so roam around such areas to get proper flow of items.
Gyms are the places where you can fight with other trainers of the area. You can have combat with the gym leaders and the associated people. Such gyms follow a hierarchical combat mode where you have to fight all along different trainers, with the gym leader coming in the end. Once you have won, you will be the new gym leader.
How to play on PC?
Pokemon go is currently officially available for Android and iOS; it is not available for windows. However, it can be played on PC’s using the Nox App Player android emulator. You just need to follow the simple steps below to run it:
- Download Nox App Player
- Install it.
- Now, open Nox App Player and search for pokemon go or use its apk.
- Install it.
You have now successfully installed this game on your PC. Next step is to play, it. As you know to play this game, you have to roam all across the city, however you cannot do this with a laptop in your hand. To get over it, you can use GPS faker application, wherein you can change your location periodically. However, do not use it too often as this might result in permanent ban from the game.