No doubt about it, Filipinos too have been gripped by the Pokemon Go Fever.
Since it was launched in the country last August 6, Pokemon Go has gained a huge following that continues to grow to date, throwing hardcore gamers and ordinary individuals alike into a frenzy of catching these pocket monsters that show up all over the metro – parks, major thoroughfares, malls, landmarks, places of worship, art pieces, institutions and even government agencies.
This free-to-play, location-based augmented reality game Pokemon Go, developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices, has become an overnight success indeed, being one of the most popular games today.
Ayala Malls, with its open spaces, gardens & water features have naturally attracted various Pokemon creatures, which in turn makes it more fun & exciting for the Pokemon Go fanatics. Our players can look forward to something even more exciting this weekend as Ayala Malls will be transforming its shopping centers into a “Pokemon Go haven.”
From August 12 to 14, Pokemon Go players can revel at the “Ayala Malls Lure Drop Party,” enabling them to hunt, catch and collect their pocket monsters while they shop and dine at their preferred Ayala Malls.
Always on top of it game, Ayala Malls will be featuring virtual non-stop lure drop at designated Pokestops, with the hunt set to start from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will resume from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Meanwhile, one of the most exciting parts of the event will be the Pokemon Strikes Back, where Pikachus will go around the mall armed with large inflatable poke balls and will catch random players which, in turn, will be rewarded with Ayala Malls Amore Prepaid Card or special gifts.
And completing the entire Pokemon Go hunt experience, watch out for life-sized Pokemons shopping, dining or just strolling around the malls. Capture them, and share with the hashtag #FindEmAtAyalaMalls. Who knows, you might win exciting prizes?
Meanwhile, here’s a partial list of the various Pokestops that shoppers and pocket monster hunters can find at Glorietta: Gerapata Man Graffiti, Dolphin Statues, Neon Guitar, Big Green Bear, Red Bull, Glorietta Fish, Optimus Prime Portal, Homage to Forms and Pianted Piano, among others.
At the Marquee Mall, Pokestops will be within the Marquee Park Fountain, Marquee Mall Transport Terminal, and the Chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
Pokestops and Pokegyms in Trinoma include, among others, the MRT North Avenue Station, Trinoma Façade, Giant Koala, Café Breton, Starbucks Fountain, Transport Terminal, Rooftop Garden, Trinoma Fountain Jets, Landmark, Chinese Trees Art Display and Staircase Waterfall.
For Market! Market! Giraffe 2 Topiary (Central Plaza), Goodah!!! Wall Art (Fiesta Market! Extension), Market! Market! South Terminal, BGC Central Terminal, Butterfly Mural South (5/F Hallway near Telus), Geisha (2/F inside Tokyo-Tokyo), Dinosaur Topiary (Playzone side topiary), Enchantress and Flower (4/F restroom hallway), Market! Market! UV Van and Jeepney Terminal, Pteranodon Topiary (Central Plaza).
For Fairvew Terraces, Pokestops will be at the Central Garden, Central Garden Mango Tree, Central Garden near CBTL, and Central Garden in between Manam and Caramia. Meanwhile the On App includes the Project Pie Graffiti Wall, Black Kneeling Sculptural Horse, Galloping Sculptural Pony and the Fairview Terraces Stage Fountain.
Completing the list will be Greenbelt and Alabang Town Center’s Pokestops and Pokegyms. For Greenbelt, one could catch monsters at the Horse Statue, Beer Wall Mural at Draft, Chapel Bell of Hope, Fish Pond, Stage by the Pond, Double Reclining Form by Arturo Luz, Ayala Museum Fishes and the Alligator statue for Greenbelt. For Alabang Town Center, the list will have among others the street between Chillis and Nanbantei as Pokegym and Seating Bench, Buddha Statue, Carousel, ATC Cinemas, Circular Stone, Paintings at Café Mediterranean, Station of the Cross Park and the Alabang Town Center entrance sign.