Pokemon Go takes world by storm, earns $1.6m daily

Candy Crush, at its height, boasted around 93 million daily active users globally.

Here are the latest real-world hazards to come out of the Pokemon Go craze, with more sure to pop up as the phenomenon continues to gain traction in the U.S., Australia and New Zealand.

The augmented reality game, which has more than 65 million users in the United States just seven days after launch, is surpassing Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram in time spent on the app.

The recent ban on the use of English language in video games released in China, coupled with the fact that to play Pokemon Go it is necessary to have a Google account (blocked in the country) the game's arrival in the Chinese video game market, the largest in the world with $7 billion in revenue past year, is unlikely.

"My personal fantasy is like a Game of Thrones game where Westeros is mapped out on Earth and you join House Stark or whatever", Bhargava was quoted as saying by the GameSpot.

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It takes a lot to surprise police, but even they surprised themselves when they posted about Pokemon Go.

L'inizio Pizza Bar in Long Island City in NY said its sales jumped 75 per cent over the weekend by activating a "lure module" feature that attracts virtual Pokemon characters to the store, thereby tempting in nearby players.

Being prepared is probably the most important tip for playing Pokémon Go.

However, Pokemon Go have helped provide opportunities for Nintendo, which hasn't completely switched from hardware to software.

Niantic Chief Executive John Hanke spoke with Financial Times about the upcoming addition. He declined to comment further on a potential China rollout.

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