Faculty Publications

Title

Where Your Pokémon 'Go' After You Die: The Digital Afterlife

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-18-2016

Abstract

We live in an increasingly digitalized world, one in which you can now catch Pokémon while walking the dog, taking the train to work, or going for your morning run. The Pokémon Go game has been one of the most successful digital games to date, pushing Nintendo ’s valuation by $7.5 billion and increasing the stock price dramatically.