X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Target Turns Big Red Balls Outside Stores into Giant Poké Balls

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

I go into Target every now and again when I am in a hurry, don’t mind spending a few extra bucks, and don’t want to stand in the line at Walmart. If you’ve ever noticed, Target locations always have those big red balls out front that are mostly just things for kids to climb on.

target_poke_ball_tzoom in

I assume they are really meant to give you a place to hide from that 80-year-old lady who gets confused between the gas and brake, if you don’t want to get squished. Now, Target is taking those red balls and is turning them into giant Poké Balls in an effort to seem more hip.

They may be a bit late to the party with recent reports showing that the popularity of Pokémon GO is on the decline. Still giant Poké Balls are cooler to look at than plain red balls and either one will keep said old lady from crushing you with her car.

[via Polygon via Nerd Approved]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Advertisement

More from Awesomer Media...

New Blade Runner 2049 Footage: Time to Live

New Blade Runner 2049 Footage: Time to Live

The Batmobile Almost Had a Cameo in Cars 3

The Batmobile Almost Had a Cameo in Cars 3

Why GPS is Free

Why GPS is Free

Gratiator Cheese Grater

Gratiator Cheese Grater

Hennessey Venom F5 Aims for 300 mph

Hennessey Venom F5 Aims for 300 mph

Kia Stonic Crossover Lands in Europe

Kia Stonic Crossover Lands in Europe