HTML5 billiards proof-of-concept is dangerously addictive

HTML5 billiards proof-of-concept is dangerously addictive

Agent 008 Ball is a timed pool game by Pixel Lab in which you play Agent 008 and are tasked with preventing the terrorist organization CHALK from winning the International Billiards Tournament.

The game was commissioned by Microsoft as one of the showcase sites for the Internet Explorer 9 launch, asking Pixel Lab for an app that felt like a natively installed application. Agent 008 Ball uses HTML5’s Canvas and Audio features and a JavaScript physics engine for an end result that feels like something written in Flash or for the desktop.

It’s dangerously addictive, too. Click through at your own peril.

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