With the Pokémon Go fever still shaking half the world, there’s bound to be plenty of trainers at any crowded place, and businesses can either fight it or embrace it

The Colonie Center mall in Albany has decided to make the best of the situation. As seen on Reddit, the mall built a real life Pokémon Go arena for players.

With little more than a large Poké Ball on the floor, a few cardboard posters and team flags posted overhead, the “gym” is little more than a marketing gimmick. But it’s a smart one. There’s bound to be plenty of Pokémon Go players there at any time (as proven by this Imgur gallery of the same spot), so offering these customers something extra is likely a good idea

The mall is also organizing Pokémon Go events and giveaways, boasting “3 on-site Pokestops and plenty of Pokémon loose throughout the center.” Read more…

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Mall builds real-life Pokémon Go gym