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Pokemon Go unleashed on game-mad South Korea six months late

Niantic's Mr Hwang (left) and Pokemon Korea's Mr Boem during a news conference in Seoul on Tuesday. Neither Niantic nor Pokemon Korea specified how they managed to work around the Google Maps challenge for Pokemon Go.


NINTENDO Co's smash hit Pokemon Go was unleashed on South Korea on Tuesday, six months after it was released elsewhere in the world, a delay caused by security fears over Google Maps.

The popularity of augmented-reality Pokemon Go around the world has generated crowds of

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