A Real Fish Appears To Be Playing Pokémon Right Now

When millions of people typed commands into the internet to play old Pokémon games one at a time, it exploded a whole new way of socializing around games into being and became the weirdest, most popular interactive drama of early 2014. Now a fish is playing Pokémon. And he's doing pretty well! Y'know, for a fish. » 8/07/14 12:00pm 8/07/14 12:00pm

Not Everyone Playing 'Twitch Plays Pokémon' Appears To Be Human

Right now, more than fifty thousand people on a Twitch channel are trying to control a trainer in Pokémon Red. Collectively, they've acquired seven gym badges, which means that the end of the game is near. Great! Except not everyone watching is interested in helping making progress in the game. » 2/25/14 6:00pm 2/25/14 6:00pm

'Twitch Plays Pokémon' Looks Even Sillier In Real Life

When thousands of people try to control a single character at once, like in the 'Twitch Plays Pokémon' stream, things can look a little...erratic. No matter what he tries to do or where he tries to go, the main character, Red, practically looks drunk. Obviously, Twitch players should never have control of a real… » 2/20/14 6:00pm 2/20/14 6:00pm