Pokémon GO turned me into a birder

Games can lead to obsession and to action

Niantic celebrated the 25th anniversary of Pokémon earlier last week, using the occasion to roll out an extensive event on its mobile game, Pokémon GO. The shape of most of their events are a series of timed challenges where you have to do a handful of actions — catch, power up, or evolve a certain number of Pokémon, use a certain number of power-ups, o…

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