Remember Google's Pokémon themed April Fools' joke that confused/pleased/irritated the gullible masses? Well it turns out it wasn't all smoke and mirrors - the company is actually making good on its ruse.
Apparently, Google Maps users who caught all 151 of the original battle-hardened creatures have been asked to provide their shipping info to the Mountain View-based firm for a "small (free) token of [Google's] appreciation."
Unfortunately those looking to get in on the event now are out of luck, as Google has officially taken off the Pokémon-catching part of the app. You know what they say, "the early Pidgeotto gets the Wurmple." OK, you're right. No one says that.
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What could the prize be? Is it something from Pokémon developer Game Freak, or perhaps something from Google's lavish office space? Whatever it is we're sure at least a few will be up for sale when they hit mailboxes in four to six weeks.
Have you heard the one about the Call of Duty team at the X Games? It's a good one.