The idea is that the U.S. and Japanese game developers can track down the location of Chinese military bases by process of elimination.
The US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington asked people not to play Pokemon Go on their phones during their visit, branding it "extremely inappropriate".
Whilst Pokemon go is not now available in China, some Chinese are fearful that the hugely popular GPS-based smartphone game could become a Trojan horse for offensive action by the USA and Japan against China.
The theory ignores the fact that without China's manufacturing force we'd be sitting around naked and in bare feet, playing with sticks, so are quite unlikely to invade or attack the place where all our cool stuff gets made on the cheap.
"My personal fantasy is like a Game of Thrones game where Westeros is mapped out on Earth and you join House Stark or whatever", Bhargava was quoted as saying by the GameSpot. For instance, restaurants are willing to tie up with Pokemon Go to attract more consumers.
It then plants Pokemon virtual creatures around the players and people have to go out into the real world and catch all the Pokemon they can.
The new gaming app has already been downloaded more than Tinder and is ripe to surpass Twitter if the numbers keep climbing - estimates put downloads at more than 7.5 million since its July 6 launch. The game continues to top App Store charts worldwide.
"Pokémon GO" just received its first update since it was released a week ago. John Hanke, chief executive of Niantic, which developed the game, said in an interview that it would be technically possible to launch in China, but noted a host of complex rules and restrictions. He declined to comment further on a potential China rollout.