Posts Tagged ‘Pokémon GO’

Finding Jesus: Catholic spin on Pokémon Go game released Comments 0

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

A new spin on the location-based augmented reality mobile game Pokémon Go has been released by a Catholic evangelical group. Its creators say the goal is to teach players of all ages about the Catholic faith. “Follow JC Go” was developed by Florida-based Fundación Ramón Pané for World Youth Day 2019, which will take place Read more

Go to church to pray not play says priest Comments 0

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Avid Pokemon Go players in churches should better come to church to pray, not to get hooked on the addictive game. A Catholic priest in Tacloban City reminded Pokemon Go fanatics not to forget their faith even as they try to advance their status in the popular game. Noting that Sto. Niño Church in Tacloban Read more

Why should a parish care about Pokémon GO? Comments 0

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Pokémon is a Nintendo franchise that launched in the 1990s. In its virtual world, “trainers” travel the world to catch varied monsters called Pokémon — rats, dragons, swordlike creatures, and more — and use these critters to fight each other. The trainer’s goal is to “catch ’em all,” and become a Pokémon master by defeating other trainers. What Read more

Positives and negatives with Pokémon Go Bishop Dunn says Comments 0

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Pokémon Go is taking the world by storm, with about four million downloads of the new virtual reality game downloaded a day. In common with most inventions, there are positive and negatives about the location-based augmented reality mobile game. When asked by CathNews for his opinion on the game, Auckland’s Bishop Patrick Dunn said “Like Read more