As I write this post, Pokemon GO is the top free app in the iOS App Store. The game has taken the world by storm, with people running around all over the place trying to capture various Pokemon.\nWhen I first found out about the game, I was quite interested in trying it out. But now I\u2019ve given up on Pokemon GO, and I\u2019m not sure I\u2019ll ever bother trying to play it again.\nWhat happened? Well, as you might imagine given the game\u2019s popularity, its servers have been absolutely swamped with millions of people trying to register or login.\nIt seems pretty clear now that Niantic, the company that makes Pokemon GO, was not ready for so many people to rush its servers. Players have been complaining about server problems since the game was released, and things don\u2019t seem to be getting any better.\nBut I have to admit that I envy those who have been able to login and play, even with the server problems. I\u2019ve tried to register a number of times and have not been successful.\nAt one point I thought I\u2019d actually created an account, and I was told I\u2019d get an email verification of my account, but the email never arrived. Trying to login with my supposed account just got a message that my user ID or password was wrong. So apparently my account was never created.\nI decided to try again but each time I try to register an account, I now see this rather unpleasant and tedious message:\n\n\n\nI\u2019m not the only one having registration or login problems. Take a look at the user reviews of Pokemon GO in the iOS App Store and you\u2019ll see that others are having similar issues. As I write this post the game has an overall three star rating with more than 34,000 raters, which means that there are a fair number of unhappy and frustrated players out there.\nI suspect that the relatively low star rating is also because of bugs in the game, and if that's the case then it's yet another example of Niantic needing to push out updates to the game as quickly as possible. Bugs, on top of login and registration problems, might drive away many players and kill lots of potential in-app purchases (which is how Pokemon GO makes money).\nDon\u2019t get me wrong here, I still like the idea of Pokemon GO. It seems like it might be a fun game, and I\u2019m in favor of anything that gets people outside walking around and engaging in some sort of physical activity with their phones.\nBut it seems pretty clear that Pokemon GO\u2019s server infrastructure still isn\u2019t ready for prime time. Whether or not Niantic will be able to fix it soon remains to be seen. At the moment Pokemon GO still seems to be quite a mess.\nAs for me, I\u2019m taking a pass on Pokemon GO for now. Perhaps in a few weeks or months I\u2019ll be able to register an account and actually login to play. But by then I might have already forgotten about the game.\nDid you miss a post? Check the Eye On Apple home page to get caught up with the latest news, discussions and rumors about Apple.