Pokemon GO uses real location information to allow players to experience catching, trading, and battling Pokemon, which roam freely around the real world. For example, you can discover a Bulbasaur hanging around Shinjuku Station, or a Pikachu hiding near the the Eiffel Tower.
Junichi Masuda of Game Freak is helping with the game’s design and music.
Nintendo’s involvement comes in the form of a “Pokemon GO Plus” device, which can be worn like a pin or with a strap on the wrist, which alerts the players of notifications with an LED display and vibration. You can perform certain actions, like throwing a Pokeball, by pressing the LED.
Watch the announcement trailer below.