So Pokemon Go (opens in new tab) is great, right? It's making everyone go outside, people now live in Pokemon gyms (opens in new tab), and there's a general feeling of community spirit that you never thought you'd get from just sharing stories about where to find a Ponyta in a car park. It also doesn't really tell you much about how to play so here's a few select mechanics that no one ever actually tells you. Until now. Plus, here's our Pokemon Go tips (opens in new tab) if you're just getting started.
Here's 14 mechanics Pokemon Go never actually tells you about
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Louise Blain is a journalist and broadcaster specialising in gaming, technology, and entertainment. She is the presenter of BBC Radio 3’s monthly Sound of Gaming show and has a weekly consumer tech slot on BBC Radio Scotland. She can also be found on BBC Radio 4, BBC Five Live, Netflix UK's YouTube Channel, and on The Evolution of Horror podcast. As well as her work on GamesRadar, Louise writes for NME, T3, and TechRadar. When she’s not working, you can probably find her watching horror movies or playing an Assassin’s Creed game and getting distracted by Photo Mode.