The Health Benefits of “Catching them all”

The Health Benefits of “Catching them all”

Released in July 2016, Pokemon Go is now one of most popular downloaded apps. The premise of the game is to catch Pocket Monsters or Pokemon. Once a player creates their avatar, the game, using the mobile device’s GPS, will display the players current location. The player must then walk around, collect items at PokeStops, battle other Pokemon at PokeGyms and, of course, collect wild Pokemon.   Texas A&M University recently released a study concerning the health benefits of such a games. Click here to read Science Daily’s interview. Do you agree Pokemon Go is a good way to get people up and moving, especially in this digital age? Do games such as this really bridge the technology divide? Let us know in the comments below.

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