Zombie-like horde of hundreds sweeps NYC's Central Park when a pretty good Pokémon appears.

Zombie-like horde of hundreds sweeps NYC's Central Park when a pretty good Pokémon appears.
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At about 11pm on July 14, a Vaporeon Pokémon appeared inside New York City's massive Central Park, sparking a stampede of actual humans all trying to catch it. There were easily hundreds of Gothamites all running after the same imaginary creature, if not over a thousand. For reference, this is a Vaporeon:

Zombie-like horde of hundreds sweeps NYC's Central Park when a pretty good Pokémon appears.
"It's-a me! Vaporeon!" - Vaporeon's signature catchphrase.

It's a pretty good Pokémon. It's not amazing. It's fine! This is what happens when it appeared in the middle of a city of 8.4 million people, half of whom seem to be playing Pokémon at any given second:

To be fair, those people were all already hanging out in the park at 11pm (NYC is a pretty safe these days) looking for Pokémon. Since Pokémon Go favors public spaces, and since New York is an incredibly crowded metropolis with precious few public green areas, Central Park has become something of a giant Pokémon stadium over the last two weeks:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H57rzPeoNms
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