Here's what you need to know about the world's new favorite game.

By Naja Rayne
July 11, 2016 11:20 PM
AP Photo/Richard Vogel

Wondering why everyone’s “gotta catch ’em all?”

Thanks to Nintendo’s recently released augmented reality smart phone game Pokémon Go, the world is out and about looking for Pokémon, as the game allows users to find the fictional characters in real-world locations.

But, players should beware, as the game doesn’t come without its drawbacks.

Although Pokémon Go encourages users to be aware of their surroundings – to meet other trainers and for safety reasons – some users have still found themselves in dangerous situations.

Recently, players in Missouri were robbed at gunpoint by a group of teens who were using the game to draw in their victims.

Safety concerns aside, Pokémon Go continues to dominate social media newsfeeds, and has even boosted Nintendo’s stock by nearly 25 percent since its launch.

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