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Pokemon Go gets childhood-ruining NSFW parody, continues odd trend

If Pokemon Go hasn’t yet ruined your childhood memories of the boy wonder Ash Ketchum and his troop of merry monsters, this surely will.

Thanks to a few crafty comedians, a new Pokemon Go parody will be debuting on the internet soon, but it’s absolutely, completely and utterly NSFW. If playing Pokemon Go at work hasn’t got you suspended yet, this almost definitely will.

Created by Brazzers, the video dubbed Pornstar Go: A XXX Parody, debuted on Monday and has been throwing a few meowths among the pidgeys, so to speak. The protagonist of the video (according to the NSFW trailer) is now an adult male, while his pokemon are lightly-clothed female sidekicks.

While this sounds totally ridiculous, apparently people enjoy this kind of thing.

Pokemon porn has been a fairly consistent search term on Google since the game’s launch, even when compared to the likes of Olympic Games‘ 100m hopeful Usain Bolt, South Africa’s popular holiday city of Cape Town, and the enormously popular open-universe game that launched this week, No Man’s Sky.

Incredibly, “Pokemon Go” itself was more popular than the search term “porn” in July 2016, which itself is a rather ridiculous feat for the hugely popular game.

The odd numbers continue beyond this too. Pornhub’s Insights blog also noted that it has recorded a 136% jump in searches for “Pokemon” after the game’s launch in late July 2016.

But while we’re focusing on Pokemon, it isn’t he only cultural phenomenon to receive the NSFW treatment.

Multiplayer online game Overwatch was also a heavily trafficked term on PornHub’s search bars, so much so that the game’s creator Blizzard was hell bent on removing most of it. Dodgy parodies of TV series like Scooby Doo also feature on lewd internet search results. And if that doesn’t sound too bad, there are also parodies of Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump. I won’t go into details.

As for the Brazzer’s Pokemon Go parody, it seems that the site had plenty motivation to make it, according to a press release.

“Fans had been incessantly asking us for a parody since the app trailer was unveiled late last year. This is not to mention that so many of us at the office were excited about the app.”

Author | Andy Walker: Gearburn Editor

Andy Walker: Gearburn Editor
Camper by day, run-and-gunner by night, Andy prefers his toast like his coffee -- dark and crunchy. Specialising in spotting the next big Instagram cat star, Andy also dabbles in smartphone and game reviews over on Gearburn. More