Infographic: The Pokemon Go success story

Nintendo has regained its standing in the global gaming market which comes at the back of a major spike in the popularity of its latest launch, Pokemon Go, a game for smartphone users

EXERCISE OF IOS USERS Players average 33 minutes a day on Pokemon Go compared to rest. Longer hours online means more calories burnt.

EXERCISE OF IOS USERS Players average 33 minutes a day on Pokemon Go compared to rest. Longer hours online means more calories burnt. (Agencies)

CLIMBS CHARTS WITHIN HOURS Pokemon Go is on track to be the first mobile game to break the $4 billion-per-year wall.

CLIMBS CHARTS WITHIN HOURS Pokemon Go is on track to be the first mobile game to break the $4 billion-per-year wall. (Agencies)

POKEMON GO THE POPULAR CHOICE The game has taken the world by storm leaving company servers overloaded.

POKEMON GO THE POPULAR CHOICE The game has taken the world by storm leaving company servers overloaded. (Agencies)

NINTENDO'S LATEST MONEY-SPINNER The company shares have climbed 86 per cent in just over a week, adding $17 billion in market value.

NINTENDO'S LATEST MONEY-SPINNER
The company shares have climbed 86 per cent in just over a week, adding $17 billion in market value. (Agencies)

MAXIMUM DOWNLOADS IN THE EAST The craze signals the vast money-making opportunities available for Kyoto-based Nintendo.

MAXIMUM DOWNLOADS IN THE EAST
The craze signals the vast money-making opportunities available for Kyoto-based Nintendo. (Agencies)

ASIA CATCHES POKEMON BUG Players walk around neighborhoods in real life to capture cartoon monsters.

ASIA CATCHES POKEMON BUG
Players walk around neighborhoods in real life to capture cartoon monsters.  (Agencies)

UNTAPPED RESOURCE OF GAMING MARKET The unforeseen success of Pokemon Go proves smartphone games are a sure-shot way to lure more users.

UNTAPPED RESOURCE OF GAMING MARKET
The unforeseen success of Pokemon Go proves smartphone games are a sure-shot way to lure more users.  (Agencies)

NINTENDO'S SHARE PRICE SOARS The smash-hit mobile game Pokemon Go launched just last week has completely turned around the fortunes of the developer Nintendo Co Ltd.

NINTENDO'S SHARE PRICE SOARS
The smash-hit mobile game Pokemon Go launched just last week has completely turned around the fortunes of the developer Nintendo Co Ltd. (Agencies)