Pokémon hunting just went to the next level. Google announced Monday an augmented reality challenge that involves using Google Maps and your smartphone to find the floppy Nintendo creatures as they hide throughout the U.S.
The Pokémon Challenge has become all the sensation on the Internet in just the hours after it was introduced. There's only one problem: It's all a big April Fool's joke by the giant search engine company.
Google announced The Pokémon Challenge with a video on Monday and showed intrepid Pokémon hunters looking for the creatures with their phones and finding them through augmented reality where the camera phone can spot the animated characters living in the real world.