Pikachu! I choose you!
So shouted millions of children and rapidly aging adolescents (hey, including me) who downloaded Pokémon Go, the latest AR game from
Top Grossing refers to the amount of money generated by an app, even a free one—meaning microtransactions, and Pokémon Go is rotten with them. Niantic's game leads with $1.6 million in revenue as of this writing and is pulling in more than heavy hitters like Candy Crush Saga and Clash Royale.
If you're unfamiliar with how Pokémon Go and Ingress function, both games have you walking around the real world and waiting for a notification alerting you to the presence of an in-game entity—in this case, Squirtle, Bulbasaur, or one of
Pokémon Go will continue to trend at the top of store charts over the coming weekend at least. The salient question is, how long will its dominance continue? The outcome is likely to be the result of