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A closer look at Nintendo's Pokemon Go Plus

This Bluetooth accessory lets you catch Pokemon more easily.

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Nintendo's Pokemon Go Plus is a wristband, or pin, that lights up and vibrates when you're near a Pokemon in the popular game. Then, you can press a button to try to catch it. It allows you to collect items from nearby PokeStops, too.

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You can clip it onto a shirt, or purse, if you'd rather not use it as a wristband.

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Or remove the clip entirely, it looks like, and slide it into a pocket.

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The light-up center of the Pokeball icon is a button you can press to attempt to catch Pokemon.

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As you can see, it lights up green. If you succeed in catching a Pokemon, the pin will vibrate to inform you of your success.

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Here it is in the wristband configuration. No idea how big this person's arm is, I'm afraid.

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The idea is that you won't have to look at your phone constantly to play the game if you buy this device.

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Look familiar? It's like Nintendo mashed up a Google Maps pin with a Pokeball. Smart.

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This doesn't look like a great way to hold it, but it sure makes for a cool picture.

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