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Pokemon

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Twitch Plays Pokemon: In conversation with the phenomenon's creator (Q&A)

One month after this 'social experiment' redefined online multiplayer, we virtually sit down with the unnamed creator to discuss the initial goals, what changed along the way, and what comes next.

By Mar. 12, 2014

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'Twitch Plays Pokemon' is now a fight for the soul of the Internet

Can we all just work together? New "democracy" and "anarchy" modes in the live-streaming game experiment reveal the split personality of the Internet.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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Google's April Fools' prank puts Pokemon in the real world

The search giant's latest addition to its Maps smartphone app includes 150 "catchable" Pokemon, part of a hoax we can only hope foreshadows augmented reality uses down the line.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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The largest multiplayer Pokemon game is happening on Twitch right now

By translating chat commands into in-game movements and button inputs, more than 12,000 people are haphazardly steering the protagonist of the original GameBoy classic in a chaotic collective effort.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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April Fools' Day pranks: Pokemon, cats, and other high-tech high jinks (pictures)

Tech companies take advantage of April Fools' Day to pull off some hilarious, and elaborate, pranks. Here's a look at some of the best ones we've spotted so far.

18 Images By Apr. 1, 2014

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This Twitch Plays Pokemon-themed Flappy Bird clone might make the Internet implode

And just when you thought that either of these wacky fringe fascinations couldn't get better. Think again.

By Mar. 13, 2014

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Twitch Plays Pokemon conquers Elite Four, beating game after 390 hours

The wild, weird social experiment that has enraptured Pokemon fanatics for the last two and a half weeks has succeeding in beating the game's final foes.

By Mar. 1, 2014