Zombies: ‘Pokémon Go’ Played at Tomb of Unknown Soldier, 9/11 Memorial, Holocaust Museum
The Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. is attempting to get the area removed from augmented reality game Pokémon Go, after numerous players have been crowding at the location in an attempt to catch Pokémon.
The museum, like many other different national landmarks, has become a PokéStop since the U.S. release of Pokémon Go last Thursday. This means that players who gather at the area can acquire free items, as well as having the usual opportunity at catching Pokémon.
“Playing the game is not appropriate in the museum, which is a memorial to the victims of Nazism… We are trying to find out if we can get the museum excluded from the game,”said museum communications director Andrew Hollinger to the Washington Post. – READ MORE