The Popcat online gaming fad simply requires players to click on a picture of a cat, which will then open its mouth into a gaping O with a pop sound. Photo: Handout
The Popcat online gaming fad simply requires players to click on a picture of a cat, which will then open its mouth into a gaping O with a pop sound. Photo: Handout

Just click it: why Hong Kong is No 1 in the Popcat online gaming craze

  • It’s not as inane as it appears, insist players who have chalked up more than 121 billion clicks, saying city’s top ranking gives them sense of identity
  • Game created for fun by Sheffield undergrads has spread worldwide, sparking intense competition

The Popcat online gaming fad simply requires players to click on a picture of a cat, which will then open its mouth into a gaping O with a pop sound. Photo: Handout
The Popcat online gaming fad simply requires players to click on a picture of a cat, which will then open its mouth into a gaping O with a pop sound. Photo: Handout
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