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YoHoHo Asks GitHub to Take ‘Pirated’ Pirate-Themed Games Offline * TorrentFreak


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Popular multiplayer game Yohoho.io is available in app stores and on the web. The goal of the pirate-themed ‘battle royale’ is to kill and plunder opponents, to become the last pirate standing. Apparently, the game itself is also subject to plundering scoundrels, as the makers have asked GitHub to take down various ad-free ‘copies’.

yohoIn 2015, Brazilian developer Matheus Valadares shared a new game called Agar.io on 4chan, which soon became a smash hit.

The game also popularized the IO extension for games, a reference to the input/output computing term, not the Indian Ocean territory from where it originally derived its initials.

These IO games are often quite basic but addictive and entertaining nonetheless. They’re typically available in app stores and also on the web, where they can be played in the browser. Belgium-based game website CrazyGames has more than 150 IO games listed, for example, but there are many more.

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