Arcas Statue at the Pines joins ‘Pokémon Go’

The Arcas statute at The Pines in Urbana is also a important part of the latest video game craze, ‘Pokémon Go’.  Arcas has been denoted as a ‘Poké Stop’, a place in the real world where players can restock, collect, and win in-game items.

‘Pokémon Go’ is an augmented reality mobile phone game, available for free on Android and Apple phones.  Players interact with real-world locations through the app to capture Pokémon in the game.