Pokémon Go Could Be Amazing (And Maybe A Bit Dangerous)Patricia Hernandez9/10/15 4:00pm31621EditPromoteGo to permalink The words “alternate reality game” were the last thing some hardcore Pokémon fans wanted to hear last night. I understand why. It’s a spin-off. It’s on mobile. You can’t play from the comfort of your own home. And yet! Pokémon Go could be the shot in the arm that the monster-collecting series needs.