ShackNews: Pokemon DP Sound Library launches free online collection of songs

ShackNews: Pokemon DP Sound Library launches free online collection of songs. “The Pokemon Company launched the Pokemon DP Sound Library worldwide on February 2, 2022. It’s been available in Japan for a while already, but is now available to listeners around the world, including the entire soundtrack from Pokemon Diamond and Pearl to stream. According to the official post, this music is also freely downloadable and can be used for ‘personal video and music creation.’”

Ubergizmo: You Can Now Play Pokemon GO Without Having To Leave The House

Ubergizmo: You Can Now Play Pokemon GO Without Having To Leave The House. “To prevent their players from potentially catching the virus, Niantic has announced that they will be modifying some of the game’s mechanics that will temporarily allow players to enjoy Pokemon GO from the safety of their homes, at least to a certain extent. For example, there will be an increase in the number of habitats so that players will be able to find new Pokemon GO while playing closer to their homes.”

Comicbook: New Website Helps Plan Your Next Pokemon Vacation to Japan

Comicbook: New Website Helps Plan Your Next Pokemon Vacation to Japan. “Have you ever wanted to check out all the Pokemon sights and events in Japan, but the language barrier kept you from doing so? Good news, Pokemon Masters in training! Pokemon Local Acts, which catalogs all these things, has opened up an English-language version of the website for anyone looking to plan out their stops in the country — assuming they’re only interested in Pokemon-related tourism.”

BBC: YouTube backtracks after Pokemon ‘child abuse’ ban

BBC: YouTube backtracks after Pokemon ‘child abuse’ ban. “Google has backtracked after ‘mistakenly’ deleting the accounts of several prominent YouTubers over incorrect child abuse fears. Popular YouTubers Mystic7, Trainer Tips and Marksman, who have more than 3.5 million subscribers between them, were among those who had their accounts deleted after posting videos of themselves playing Pokemon GO.” Wow, this is a Facebook-level content removal goof.

Wolfram|Alpha Language Adds Pokemon Stats

Need some help with Pokemon Go critters? Wolfram|Alpha can help. “In addition to hundreds of entity types covering scientific, geographic, and other “serious” domains, Version 11 also includes built-in data on fun entities like Pokémon, with information on names, evolutionary paths, abilities, and attack and defense statistics.”

“Pokémon Go players could capture 400 years of wildlife sightings in 6 days”

Here’s an interesting perspective on Pokemon Go: Pokémon Go players could capture 400 years of wildlife sightings in 6 days “Pokémon-Go encourages millions of players to explore their local area collecting imaginary creatures. However, if the Pokémon they caught were instead observations of real species they could produce more wildlife observations in 6 days than have been collated over the past 400 years by naturalists.” The math used to generate that stat is included at the end of the article.

Jack Ashby: Why Pokémon Go is a gift to museums

Jack Ashby: Why Pokémon Go is a gift to museums. “Since it was released in the UK last month, Pokémon Go has been nothing short of a phenomenon. It is impossible to walk down a street and not spot people gazing at their screens as they try to catch digital creatures or stock up on supplies as they pass Pokéstops. It is the Pokéstop aspect of the game that I believe is the gift that museums have been given.”

Pokemon Go Contest for Delaware’s State Parks

I really am trying to keep the Pokestuff to a minimum, but I thought it was fascinating that Delaware State Parks was so fast off the mark that it’s already launched a Pokemon Go contest. “On Monday, the Division of Parks and Recreation launched ‘Poké Park Adventure,’ a contest for Pokémon trainers of all ages. To win, players must take a screenshot of their avatar in one of Delaware’s state parks, and then take screenshots of each Poké Stop that they visit. Then, players must upload the screenshot to social media and use the hashtag #pokeparkde.”

Yelp Now Lets You Filter by Pokestops

I am really trying to keep the Pokemon Go stuff here to a minimum. But considering how much money that game is making and how it’s put AR right out in front of everything, it’s a game changer. It’s going to shift a lot of things. So I feel I must note that you can now filter Yelp for Pokestops. “The ‘PokéStop Nearby’ option prominently appears on the top bar of Yelp’s website, and alongside selectable filters like ‘Wheelchair Accessible’ and ‘Offers Military Discount’ on the mobile app. ”