Since Pokemon Go’s release, we’ve heard nothing but horror stories about people finding dead bodies and getting mugged while trying to catch a Bulbasaur. But for every sticky situation that Pokemon trainers finds themselves in, there are ten more positive Pokemon Go stories. From patients at a children’s hospital getting to do something fun to helping autistic people communicate, these stories are truly good things coming from Pokemon Go.
For every alleged negative effect of hunting Pokemon on your phone, there are so many more Pokemon Go benefits. The stories that have been collected here show that by playing video games, people can get out of their own head for a while, get some exercise, and even have fun while the rest of the world is crumbling. Take a look at these heartwarming stories about Pokemon Go, and if chasing digital monsters around your city has made a positive impact on your life, tell us about it in the comments.