Pokémon Go is the latest craze to take over the mobile gaming world. It uses Augmented Reality to discover over a hundred species of Pokémon in the real world. Once you've encountered a Pokémon, you'll need to take aim with your smartphone and throw a Poké Ball to catch it. When you catch Pokémon, you'll earn more points and level up. As you raise your level, you'll gain the ability to catch more powerful Pokémon and have access to more powerful items. You should also keep an eye out for PokéStops located at certain places such as public art installations, historical markers, and monuments, where you can collect more Poké Balls and other items.
At a certain point in the game, you'll need to choose a team to join. Once you join a team, you can assign Pokémon you've caught to open Gym locations or a Gym that another team member has assigned a Pokémon. If an opposing team member has claimed that Gym already, you can battle to take it over.
Pokémon Go encourages players to venture out into the real world, and you may even encounter other players in real life. It's important to remember to be safe while playing, however. Check out this report from KFI with safety tips from the Los Angeles County Sheriffs department.