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Breaking News, state Department Spokesman John Kirby paused while reading a statement during his daily briefing to call out a reporter playing Pokemon.The drawings are all captioned with a line identifying that the child is from a particular town or village in a rebel-held area in northwest Syria.Gyms are typically high-profile public places like train stations or churches.Artists outside the country have also borrowed Pokemon to make their point.The amount of people has been astonishing, he told The New York Post.This week the Revolutionary Forces of Syria Media Office - a group of media activists which supports groups opposed to President Assad's regime - has posted a series of photographs of children posing with drawings of Pokemon characters.It's from a series that he has posted on Facebook, in which Pokemon is seen on the journey made by so many refugees who have fled the war and risked their lives at sea to face an uncertain future in Europe.Pokémon GO has now become so popular that it casino rio nilo guadalajara has pushed Nintendos market cap past 42 billion, making it worth more to the stock market than Sony, which is currently worth 40 billion.Oh, dear grandchildren, we were looking for Pokemon Characters in the phone!".No wonder its developers at Niantic Labs are cautiously holding back from releasing it in Japan, the worlds third-biggest market for mobile games.Pikachus, squirtles and weedles and the other characters in the augmented reality game have been unofficially co-opted to highlight the harsh realities of war.For many watching from a distance, the shock value of reports about the aftermath of barrel bombs, suicide attacks, torture and starving civilians can diminish with repetition.Image copyright Twitter/M_RevereUSA, trump running mate Mike Pence's moniker for Hillary Clinton becomes a gift to social media.Pokémon GO when the game launches in that country, by hosting 3,000 of its outlets as gyms for the game, or battle locations.How are Niantic and Nintendo, which has a 30 stake in the games profits, planning to make money from.One tactic that some Syrian activists are deploying to try to shortcut this is to tap into the global phenomenon that is Pokemon Go and to exploit it for all it's worth.
The message behind the Pokemon portraits - which have been shared thousands of times on social media - seems to be: if you can spend so much time chasing fantastical imaginary creatures then why can't you do more for children growing up in a war.McDonalds Japan will be the first paying sponsor.Instead of searching for Pokemon, the quest is for security, education, medical supplies or some other essential resource in short supply for civilians caught up in the war.Advertisers will pay on a cost per visit basis, as they might do for cost per click with Google.Theyve already been fighting to keep the apps servers from collapsing under the first, stunning flood of users.Pokémon GO has become: 26 million people in the.S."The idea got thousands of likes and shares, so I can say that people like this way of awareness and I hope they will react very soon in the real life.".Blog by Ed Main, next story: Hillary Clinton: "Secretary of the Status Quo"?Image copyright RFS Image caption The caption says this boy appealing for help is in rebel-held area of Hama province.The primary avenue till now have been in-app purchases, but another will be through real-world sponsors.Come and save.".Moustafa Jano, a Syrian who now lives in Sweden.
He has produced scenes from an imaginary Syria Go game.
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