To the average person, a BMW i8 has a unique enough look on its own to get extra attention. But an i8 with a bunch of Pokémon on it—that’s getting into territory that requires the driver to either look good every day or get some dark window tent. You can’t escape the attention, or the smartphone cameras.
Today on Highlight Reel we have drifting Pikachu cars, bad driving, slams, boxes, and much more!
Volkswagen has informed around 70,000 of its employees that they are amplifying the risk of corporate espionage by playing their silly little augmented reality Pokémon games.
You can’t catch ‘em all if you’re too busy getting caught.
In Basel, Switzerland, three people dressed in Pikachu costumes traveled around the city throwing enormous Poké Balls at pedestrians. It’s all part of an ad campaign to promote tourism to the city, and with a hilarious video like this one, something tells me it’s working.
A 19-year-old driver from Australia has crashed their car into a local school while trying to play Pokémon Go.
While some local government officials are trying to get Pokémon Go out of public spaces, the Mayor of Dusseldorf has taken the opposite approach, blocking off a bridge in the city so that players can catch pocket monsters in safety.
Let’s get this out of the way: Pokémon Go is meant for walking. But where I live, it’s also upwards of 100 degrees outside right now. And besides, walking? This is America; that’s for suckers. But for those tempted to play the game while driving, it’s proven extremely dangerous. We’ve seen driving players hit trees,…
Don’t Pokémon Go and drive. You’ll do something stupid. Like crash into a police car.
What’s worse than being in one of the first big distracted-by-Pokémon Go crashes? Doing so in your brother’s car. The 28-year-old who caught a tree while playing the popular game wasn’t even driving his own car—it was his 20-year-old younger brother Zachary Cary’s ride.
An Auburn, N.Y., man told police that he swerved into a tree Tuesday night while trying to play Pokémon Go, reports Syracuse.com. The 28-year-old player suffered no serious injuries, however, the entire front end of his car was mangled in the crash. “Gotta Catch ‘Em All” doesn’t include plant life, bro.
We’ve been worried about slow-driving, inattentive Pokémon Go superfans who have clogged public streets in search of pocket monsters ever since the game’s release. Now, someone visiting an Audi shop fessed up to hitting a curb while trying to catch Pokémon.
It turns out, you can catch Pokémon on one of the world’s most daunting racetracks, the Nürburgring. Watch this Russian guy snag an Abra while blasting through the curves at ludicrous speeds in a BMW M3.
There are still a handful of years between this world and full autonomy in cars, meaning we have some time before we’re all sock monkeys being chauffeured by robot vehicles. But there’s a more immediate, widespread issue threatening to take the fun—and the safety—out of our roads: Pokémon Go.
CJ, Niko Bellic, Tommy Vercetti and GTA III’s Claude, all together, in a fantastic demake by Hat-Loving Gamer. And it’s not just a demake. The battles and other mechanics are now all similar to classic Pokémon games.
Well, you know how things are out in the road. Sometimes you just, uh, really need to catch them all?
If you collect Japanese toy cars, you're well aware of the Pikachu toy car. This wasn't a one off dealio.