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To Protect & Catch Them All: LAPD Officers Played Pokémon Instead of Responding to Robbery Call

Two LAPD officers reportedly ignored a call to respond to a robbery at a local Macy’s to spend time hunting down a Pokémon in the popular mobile game Pokémon Go. Both men were fired from the police department, a decision upheld by an appeals court. According to transcripts from their police cruiser, the duo did capture the popular “Snorlax” character they were chasing at the time of the robbery call.

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Nintendo’s New President Predicted Wii U Failure

Newly appointed Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima (presumably to be followed by Super Nintendo President and President 64) stated in an interview with Japan’s Nikkei magazine that he had originally predicted the failure of the Wii U.

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