In just a few days, Pokémon Go has become a smash hit. Now, it’s impacting all aspects of players’ lives — including where they eat.
Social media reports reveal that Pokémon Go players are making their restaurant choices based on the availability of Pokémon in the area. And, restaurants are using that fact to attract customers.
The game, which launched last week, requires users to go to specific sites to “catch” Pokémon. These sites can be anywhere from hospitals, to abandoned hot dogs stands, to a vast array of restaurants.
If Pokémon Go reveals that a restaurant has certain Pokémon, it provides an incentive for customer to visit . . .