Agar.io


Agar.io provides one of the most played multiplayer games. Agario is an addictive MMO in which you need to eat and be ate in order to take on the World of colorful cell. There are two rules: 1) You can only consume targets smaller than yourself to grow, and 2) Larger objects need to be given the chance to grow or else you’ll die. Begin moving across the grid trying to capture all the small blurs of color. You can consume, grow, divide and multiply to take over the world.


It is crucial to grow larger and make the largest possible cell. They are quick and have great reflexes. To grow, the cell should devour tiny colored dots. In chaotic multiplayer action, take control of the Agar.io arena to devour other players.


Release Date


April 2015


Platforms


  • Web browser

  • iOS app

  • Android app


Developer


Matheus Valades Matheus Valades is a Brazilian developer who created Agar.io when he was just 19 years old!


Features


  • You can eat smaller cells more quickly to grow in this fast-paced.io video game

  • There are four game modes which include Battle Royale

  • A system of accounts

  • Play with your friends simultaneously

  • Playable in fullscreen


The development and history of the game


Launch


Matheus Valadares launched Agar.io via 4chan on 28/04/15. Matheus Valadares (a Brazilian developer aged 19) developed the game using JavaScript and C++. It took just a couple of days. To play the game players had to connect to Valadares’ IP address. This was not disclosed.


An anonymous user on 4chan suggested the name “Agar.io” later. Matheus added new features to the game a week later, and Agar.io was added to Steam Greenlight.


Initial reviews


Initial reviews were mixed about the game’s launch. Many people praised the game’s simplicity and game mechanics. Fans of the game even described the game as “a good abstraction of the fierce survival-of-the-fittest competition that you sometimes see on the microscopic level.” Some critics were skeptical of the game’s simplicity. The criticisms were mostly directed at the repetitiveness of the game’s controls on mobile. Tom Christiansen, Gamezebo’s Gamer commented that the game was hard to concentrate on and was repetitive overall.


The game’s success


Agar.io was a huge success because it was widely shared via social media , and broadcast on Twitch.tv. Agar.io’s mobile application was downloaded over ten million times within their first week. In 2015, it was also Google’s most-searched video game. It was also listed as the fifth most popular game on YouTube’s top games list this year. Agar.io also appeared in House of Cards, a Netflix TV-series!


Controls


Use your mouse to play. To expel mass, press W and spacebar to separate yourself.

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