Neopets is an online virtual game that revolves around virtual beings called Neopets. The purpose of the game is to take care of your Neopets and feed them at the right time. The game has been considered as one of the stickiest games online and attracts people in the age group of 14-18. However, record shows that 20% of the users who use the website are said to be over the age of 18. A good aspect about the game is that the Neopets do not die in the game but fall ill, if not treated with proper care and food.
Mix of Tamagotchi and Pokemon
Neopets is considered as a cross of Tamagotchi and Pokemon and was highly praised for the educational content that is present. It gave children the opportunity to learn about HTML and helped them build their own page. It is also notable that this game has more female players than male players and the number is also greater than other massively multiplayer online games. Its popularity among girl is perceived to be mainly due to the openness of the game says the vice president of Electronic Arts, Lucy Bradshaw. It received a positive review from MMO Hut as well as About.com regarding the many positive aspects that it held.
The site is for children over the age of 13 as it involves many Luck and chance games. To earn Neopoints, you can play at the Neopets Dailies. Here there are a number of games and freebies available for you to use during your game play. The games will help you win good Neopoints. Most games are free and hasa time limit. However, there are some games that you can play using Neopoints to gain more Neopoints. The game has crossed the 1 trillion visitors mark in 2011.