Poll: if one were to be released, would you give a Pokemon Go-like game a chance

Poll: if one were to be released, would you give a Pokemon Go-like game a chance
Earlier today, we saw a report that mobile game developers are looking into the possibility of creating a Pokemon Go clone, but most reject the idea. According to many industry insiders, it's a bit early to launch AR games and the success of Pokemon Go rides on the wave of the franchise it was built on.

Seeing as such a game requires a well-developed fantasy world that entices players to get off their couches and go out to “play”, competitors see no reason to invest the time and resources needed to build such a title. Many work to come up with ideas on what Pokemon Go is missing and what their potential competing game would be able to improve upon (a social platform, for one), but none believes that now is the right time to launch such a game. Maybe in the future, then.

But what do you think, Internet? Should Pokemon Go get a healthy dose of rivals and would you even care to give them a chance?

If a Pokemon Go clone is made, would you try it?

No, I don't care for Augmented Reality games (Pokemon Go included)
21.85%
No, I wouldn't care about an AR game if it weren't in the Pokemon universe
25.19%
Yes, but just to see what it's about and if I'd like it
43.96%
Yes, please give me an AR game that's not about those crazy creatures (and is not Ingress)
9%

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18 Comments

1. XperiaFanZone

Posts: 2280; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

I would if it had nothing to do with pokemon, Nintendo or its exclusives. Kinda messed up that an almost fully bastardised version of Ingress is a lot more successful than ingress

2. Bernoulli

Posts: 4362; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

I'd love to see AR expand, who knows maybe one day we have yugioh migrating to AR and have a zexal-type of deal.

11. Kriksis

Posts: 94; Member since: Aug 27, 2012

Now that would be awesome to have "real" life Yu-Gi-Oh! version...

18. Bernoulli

Posts: 4362; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

definitely, having duel disks with integrated AR or just like they do in zexal with just AR headsets that would be cool, who knows it's definitely more possible than having duel arenas with holograms.

13. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

I'm more hyped for YuGiOh than Pokemon. Pokemon was better in handheld, not on mobile.

3. ebilcake

Posts: 1231; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

The appeal for this is limited, Pokemon Go is popular because of Pokemon. Ingress before this was largely unknown.

5. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Between 10 and 50 million installs (hardly a narrowed down nr but okay) is not what you would call an unknown app. And that is on Android alone. Could be most installed after Pokemon Go, but I doubt it

4. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Niantic needs to fix the current tracking and server issues and make PoGo a smooth experience. Then I might give it another try.

6. ChafedBanana

Posts: 409; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

I don't even play the real Pokémon Go. Ohhhhhh Long Johnson!!!!!!!!

7. Pabliell

Posts: 186; Member since: Mar 22, 2016

I don't play Pokemon Go, because it's a big mess, and a buggy one. If there was a similar game, but with polished mechanics at start - I'd try it out.

8. tacarat

Posts: 854; Member since: Apr 22, 2013

I'd like an AR game that didn't suck for solo players. Pokemon Go and Ingress aren't really that entertaining in terms of depth of play. They're excuses to go walking.

9. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

I think yo kai watch(the above pic) would make a great AR game.

12. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

catching all those invisible spiritual creatures will be interesting, lol

15. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

For real man, my phone as a yo-kai-watch would be cool. A yo whisper, where you be lol.

16. Arthurhkt

Posts: 727; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

First thing that I want catch would be Jibanyan and Komasan.

10. joevsyou

Posts: 1093; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

yup, console games are boring now It's basically the game thing over and over with 99% of all retail games which is why indie games took off really well because they new and more willing to be refreshing and try new things but even that is starting o get old. Sure AR games isn't new but pokemon go was the right brand to bring to the market for AR to really kick the market off.

14. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Was there like a Silent Hill PT A.R.-ish game for mobile? I'm more interested in that.

17. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

Bring DIGIMON GO

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