facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Google Maps debuts Pokémon Challenge in honor of April Fool's Day

People can search for 150 Pokémon in the Google Maps app and collect the creatures in a Pokédex.
By Annie Martin   |   March 31, 2014 at 4:13 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
March 31 (UPI) -- Google Maps has unveiled a special treat for Pokémon fans in honor of April Fool's Day.

The service has debuted a Pokémon Challenge that allows people to search for 150 Pokémon and collect the creatures in a Pokédex. Users can find the Pokémon if they zoom in on different areas of the world in the Google Maps app.

Google debuted a video on Monday that calls upon fans to meet their Pokémon Challenge. Google Maps Vice President Brian McClendon says in the video that the challenge winner will be hired as the company's "Pokémon Master."

The position, unfortunately, is an April Fool's joke, but fans can still catch 'em all in the Google Maps app beginning today.

Follow @littlemannie and @UPI on Twitter.
Topics: Google
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Featured UPI Collection
trending
2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

2014: The Year in Music [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Valerie Bertinelli speaks on female empowerment in Fresno Valerie Bertinelli speaks on female empowerment in Fresno
2
Watch: Nasim Pedrad shows off uncanny Aziz Ansari impression in unaired SNL sketch Watch: Nasim Pedrad shows off uncanny Aziz Ansari impression in unaired SNL sketch
3
Kris Jenner worried Khloe and Lamar will reconcile Kris Jenner worried Khloe and Lamar will reconcile
4
America Ferrera reunites with 'Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' co-stars America Ferrera reunites with 'Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' co-stars
5
Avril Lavigne, Chad Kroeger may be headed for divorce Avril Lavigne, Chad Kroeger may be headed for divorce
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback