Webgames

04.15.13
EA shuttering SimCity Social, The Sims Social and Pet Society on June 14th
04.15.13

EA shuttering SimCity Social, The Sims Social and Pet Society on June 14th

For a while, it looked like EA was ready to stake a large part of its gaming future on social netw...

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09.26.12
Google adds mouse lock to stable Chrome 22 for 3D shooter mavens
09.26.12

Google adds mouse lock to stable Chrome 22 for 3D shooter mavens

Google's fast-track approach to updating Chrome gives a different theme to each update: last time,...

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08.30.12
Atari ports classic games to HTML5 for web and Windows 8, lets developers craft their own (video)
08.30.12

Atari ports classic games to HTML5 for web and Windows 8, lets developers craft their own (video)

Atari is big on nostalgia this year, but it hasn't had much in the way of software to reflect the...

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08.29.12
Square Enix Coreonline offers top-tier games on the web for free -- if you feed the ad meter
08.29.12

Square Enix Coreonline offers top-tier games on the web for free -- if you feed the ad meter

It's not hard to see that offering high-quality games through the cloud has its pitfalls, not the...

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08.25.12
Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3 now working on Linux through Google Chrome, more or less
08.25.12

Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3 now working on Linux through Google Chrome, more or less

A Holy Grail of Linux gaming has been an Unreal Engine 3 port. Getting one for the OS would unlock...

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08.06.12
Amazon launches its own game studio, goes social with Living Classics on Facebook
08.06.12

Amazon launches its own game studio, goes social with Living Classics on Facebook

Amazon is committing itself to gaming much more seriously than providing a storefront: it just lau...

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07.25.12
Big Fish Unlimited lets gamers resume play on mobile, PC and TV, stay distracted at all times (update: HTML5 explained)
07.25.12

Big Fish Unlimited lets gamers resume play on mobile, PC and TV, stay distracted at all times (update: HTML5 explained)

The perpetual crisis of casual gaming is that need for just one... more... turn. After all, those...

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06.25.12
Angry Birds Heikki: because F1 and fort-breaking games are like peanut butter and chocolate
06.25.12

Angry Birds Heikki: because F1 and fort-breaking games are like peanut butter and chocolate

We've seen Angry Birds go into strange places both figurative and literal, but Formula 1 racing? T...

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10.19.10
Old Sierra games coming to iPad as unofficial web apps
10.19.10

Old Sierra games coming to iPad as unofficial web apps

Sierra's old-school adventure games of the '80s bring back many memories of days where finding cheat...

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