The Web as a Commercial Platform for Games Gathers Momentum

Mozilla has helped pioneer technology that has set the Web up as a serious platform for distributing and developing games. Recently, we have seen considerable momentum from the games industry exploring the potential of Mozilla-pioneered technologies like WebGL and asm.js, … Continue reading

Niantic Opens Ingress to AR Gamers Hot to Trot for Exotic Matter

Google’s Niantic Labs on Monday announced that it was lifting the invitation-only restriction on its augmented reality game Ingress. The game launched in beta about a year ago, and interested players needed an invitation code to participate. Now all Android users can download the free massively multiplayer game from Google Play. The game will officially exit beta status on Dec. 14.

Unu Plays 3 Ways to the Android Gaming Crowd

The Android gaming market is becoming increasingly crowded, but on Thursday Sunflex announced a fresh contender: the Unu, a combination console, tablet and home entertainment device that will arrive at retail next month. The Unu offers the promise of bringing virtually any game from Google Play to the living room TV via a TV-connected dock.

Countless Ouyas Find Their Way Into Gamers’ Hot Hands

Open source video game console Ouya officially launched to the public on Tuesday, and the $99.99 device did what most product manufacturers surely dream of: It quickly sold out. The Android-based game console, which became a hit on crowdfunding website Kickstarter in recent months, sold out on Amazon, Target and GameStop soon after being made available.

And the Game On competition winners are…

Pushing the frontiers of gaming on the web Today we’re thrilled to announce the winners of this year’s “Game On” competition. The competition invited game designers and developers around the world to submit their games. The goal: show how new … Continue reading

Hack This Game

Introducing this year’s “Game On” competition Imagine the Web as an open gaming platform for the world. Where game players seamlessly become game creators. Where your favorite games work on any device, anytime, anywhere. And where your own personal web-based … Continue reading