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Microsoft brings Hover from Win 95 to HTML 5

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 03, 2013 7:00am PDT

My glee at discovering a free game on the Windows 95 CD quickly turned to disappointment when my video game critical faculties kicked in and I realised Hover was rubbish. 18 years later, I have this job, and Microsoft has revamped Hover as an HTML 5 game to show off its supp...


"That's all fine and dandy, but where's my port of Hover Bover?"

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StarCraft caster Day[9] designing browser-based 'hardcore RTS'

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 20, 2013 8:30am PDT

One of StarCraft II's most prolific professional commentators, Sean 'Day[9]' Plott is translating his deep understanding of Blizzard's seminal series into a brand new "hardcore RTS" as lead designer. It's a testbed game for new HTML 5-based browser gaming platform Artillery.


"I don't believe they've announced anything yet. My guess is it will be F2P"

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Unreal Engine 3 HTML 5 tech demo released

By Alice O'Connor, May 03, 2013 7:30am PDT

"The Unreal Engine running in a browser without any plugins, purely on HTML 5, WebGL and JavaScript? Pull the other one, lass, it's got bells on," says someone or other. "I bet you believe everything The Man tells you." No, curious character! It's real and everything! Why, y...


"It has great performance at 5760x1080 on FF nightly, but it calculates FOV badly so it's really ..."

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