What do the pros say about a sport which has the screen-addicted audience pulling running shoes and going out and about in the sun and fresh air?
“Playing the game is a great deal of fun, and it’s been a catalyst to get people moving,” explained Matt Hoffman, clinical assistant professor in the Texas A&M College of Nursing, in an article published by Science Daily.
Hoffman credits Pokemon breaks for families to work out together.
“This is a comparatively mid-afternoon match, and I’ve seen families walking about playing with the game together,” Hoffman explained. “Pokemon Breaks gets the capability to transfer families from a day on the sofa to walking round the area.”
So for households that have trouble becoming video game obsessed kids from the area, it has the capacity to spark action and interaction between parents and kids that are typically at opposite sides of a display.
In terms of Nintendo, which has not seen this much buzz around a match because the golden days of their first Pokémon back from the late 1990s, the 2016 variant of this game a part of an increasingly large market of video games which need movement to playwith.