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Unite, Pokemon lovers—the game is back

Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
Screen from Twitch Plays Pokemon
Source: Twitch.tv
Screen from Twitch Plays Pokemon

Can you catch 'em all?

A real-time Pokemon stream developed by an anonymous Australian programmer has been attracting thousands of people around the world, re/code reports.

(Read more: Nintendo heads for loss as Wii U flops)

Twitch Plays Pokemon, which allows users to simultaneously play Nintendo's old version of the Pokemon game, has gone viral. Its Reddit community has lured more than 50,000 subscribers, and the stream-inspired memes are exploding the Internet.

Click here to read the full story on re/code.

—By Eric Johnson, Re/code.net.

CNBC's parent NBC Universal is an investor in re/code's parent Revere Digital, and the companies have a content-sharing arrangement.

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