Have you even heard about Pokémon GO? I think so! Actual worldwide phenomenon since its release in different countries in July, no one can miss this free augmented reality game about the universe of a famous game of the 90s.
This app, developed by Niantic Labs for iOS and Android devices, was downloaded by more than 75 million people worldwide after its release, becoming quickly one of the most used free mobile apps. Following the success of the game, Nintendo, holder of the Pokémon franchise, saw its shares up more than 50% in July.
Pokémon GO made a sensational debut in the market of free mobile apps and continues to get itself talked about since its publication. Reviewers praised the game’s concept and the incentive to be more active in the real world, while criticizing technical issues apparent at launch. It was complimented for its location-based and augmented reality gaming but it attracted also controversy for its recurrent server crashes, and for contributing to accidents or becoming a public nuisance.
Therefore, this game leaves no one indifferent. Whether its fan club or its detractors, many are those who speak about Pokémon GO, especially on social networks. But, do you know which emotions are expressed by reviewers about this game? An app that makes such a noise cannot let emotionally indifferent! What are the main emotions expressed about this global phenomenon? About which topics?
To discover it, Q°emotion offers you today an emotional analysis of Twitter feedbacks about the worldwide phenomenon Pokémon GO!