Gotta catch ’em all. Well except this maybe…
The Pokémon Go phenomenon is sweeping the world to such an extent even people like Jeremy Corbyn are having their say on the mobile game.
Its gameplay has seen many wander around their respective cities looking for their very own Charmander and Pikachu, with some in London arguing that the game has gotten out of hand.
In one US city, Westport Connecticut, gamers took on a different purpose when they became crime fighters. Sisters from a church reported that two men came across a naked woman vandalising the statue of Virgin Mary by pushing it to the ground, pulling lights out of the garden, turning over benches and throwing garbage from her car into their pond.
According to The Huffington Post, the investigation into the incident is currently ongoing into the mental state of the accused as to why she would feel the need to commit this crime.
The craze has been something of a social media sensation, and the rebirth of Pokémon’s popularity has manifested itself in other ways. with everything from gay porn, XXX parodies and beyond getting a look in.
Loaded sports writer Pearse Corcoran has covered news, sport and entertainment for several national newspapers and radio stations in Ireland. Follow him on Twitter at @PearseCorcoran