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Pokémon GO

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* Pokémon GO has been banned in Iran<ref>[ Pokemon Go banned by Iranian authorities over 'security' | BBC]</ref> and Mainland China<ref>[ Pokémon Go banned by China authorities over 'safety' and 'security' | Forbes]</ref> due to security concerns. However, some Iranians are still playing the game publicly regardless.<ref>[ Iranians hunt Pokemon despite ban | Yahoo]</ref>
* On April 1, 2014, over two years before the release of Pokémon GO, Google released a minigame inside of Google Maps to catch Pokémon in celebration of April Fools' Day. On the same day, Google also released a companion YouTube video<ref>[ Google Maps: Pokémon Challenge]</ref> advertising the position of [[Pokémon Master]] at the company.
*Pokémon GO and [[Pokémon Masters]] are the only two spin-off games that use the same in-game 3D models of Pokémon used in the [[core series]] since [[Generation VI]].
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