In an upcoming podcast Jason asks if Pokemon Go “is the future of gaming” and I remark “God, I hope not.” My remark seemingly comes out of left-field, unsubstantiated. There are two very good reasons in particular I hope Pokemon Go is not the future of gaming. In particular I hope games never ask gamers to:
- Endanger themselves and others for the sake of pushing pixels around
- Commit the wholesale forfeiture of their Constitutional right to privacy
I also hope that gamers wouldn’t do the above ever, but especially not for reasons so frivolous. But I know better. Here are examples of Pokemon Go making the aforementioned demands, and of players acquiescing:
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