Category Archives: Browser-Based
Thu, Dec 05, 2013 | 21:07 GMT
Outernauts, the first Facebook game from Insomniac’s social label, will be shuttered in January as the team moves on to a new mobile version of the Pokémon-like casual battler.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 | 09:29 GMT
Shining Force Online is entirely unofficial, but is launching this week as a free browser beta.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 | 10:26 GMT
Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary is coming up. You might have heard? Google’s search page has been taken over by a browser game dedicated to all things ‘Who.’
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 | 11:25 GMT
Candy Crush Saga has turned one on mobile formats with half a billion downloads across all formats and 150 billion games played since launch.
Fri, Nov 08, 2013 | 01:11 GMT
Online FPS Quake Live will transition to a standalone game client by the end of the year.
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 | 06:03 BST
Rebellion has announced that social reboot Evil Genius Online will go into beta next week; if all goes as planned, doors will open to testers on October 23. The developer has asked registered participants to keep an eye out for en email granting access to both the test and a forum for sharing feedback; unfortunately, new beta applications are not being accepted at this time. Evil Genius Online is coming to Facebook and Zynga.com, and while it may not be the sequel some fans were looking for Rebellion has said it’s determined to do a stand-alone sequel.
Wed, Oct 16, 2013 | 05:14 BST
Panzer General Online has gone into closed beta; if you’re keen to check out the free-to-play version of the long-running PC series, register now. Co-developed by Ubisoft Blue Byte and Funatics Software, Panzer General Online boasts tactical battles and card collecting in your browser. It has both a single-player campaign and several multiplayer modes, and battles are set in historic clashes such as Monte Casino and the Battle of the Bulge.
Thanks, Blue’s News.
Tue, Oct 15, 2013 | 05:16 BST
Namco Bandai’s free-to-play card battler experiment is proving quite popular; the publisher has announced that Tekken Card Tournament has passed 5 million downloads. The fighter-themed mobile, tablet and browser title is offering 40% off digital card boosters for a limited time to celebrate the milestone. Additionally, it’s been updated with four new languages and verious fixes and optimisations. A major update with new characters and game modes is coming soon but is yet to be detailed.
Tue, Oct 08, 2013 | 16:36 BST
Auto Club Revolution developer Eutechnyx is adding the iconic UK track Brands Hatch to its online racer, and this latest developer diary shows how the team laser scanned and crafted the circuit with real authenticity. Check it out here.
Fri, Sep 06, 2013 | 11:42 BST
Chrome’s browsers games now support offline play, just in time for the Chrome launch of rather brutal rogue-like Spelunky.
Fri, Sep 06, 2013 | 09:23 BST
StarCraft pro player Sean “Day” Plott has joined new developer Artillery as head of games, and will manage game design on a mysterious new browser project.
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 | 03:33 BST
Free-to-play, browser based collectible card game Card Hunter is due to launch on September 12, developer Blue Manchu has announced. The team behind the game is made up of former Irrational Games and Looking Glass staff, as well as the creator and designer of Magic: The Gathering. You can get in on the beta ahead of launch, and if you like what you see, there’s a $25 Basic Edition available for purchase which nets you loads of stuff you’d otherwise have to purchase through microtransactions.
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 | 12:50 BST
In a story ripped straight from Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Disney has announced that it is closing Toontown Online, the long-running children’s MMO, along with two other virtual worlds. They’ll go offline in September.
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 | 01:09 BST
Ubisoft has announced a new addition to its free-to-play line-up: turn-based strategy effort Panzer General Online.
Sun, Aug 18, 2013 | 23:11 BST
Minecraft creator Notch participated in a first-person shooter game jam, and he had to put something together in seven days, and what came out of that is a Unity-powered arcade-style zombie arena called Shambles in which the mouse sensitivity is too low. There’s no objective; just run around killing for points and to collect health and ammo drops while trying not to die. Note: there is no auto-reload here.
Wed, Aug 14, 2013 | 03:56 BST
Anno Online is celebrating the 15th “ANNOversary” of the franchise – Ubisoft made that joke – with a number of limited time events and offers.
Tue, Aug 13, 2013 | 08:33 BST
Candy Crush Saga developer King has closed five games in an effort to pool its focus on the studio’s biggest titles.
Thu, Aug 01, 2013 | 22:14 BST
Capcom Online Games has announced 13 new titles as part of its growing roster of social, mobile, free and browser games, including Breath of Fire 6 for multiple formats.
Fri, Jul 26, 2013 | 03:21 BST
Multiplayer, browser-based RTS Conquer Mars goes into alpha next week for those who back its crowdfunding campaign.
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 | 03:03 BST
RuneScape 3, the HTML5 version of the once Java-based MMORPG, is live.