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  • Breakout playable in-browser thanks to Google Easter egg

    If you run a Google Image Search on “Atari Breakout”, you’ll get a pleasant surprise – a fully playable version of the classic arcade game, using recoloured search results. While we’re on the topic, I’m sure you’ve all tried a web search for “Zerg Rush”, right? Thanks, CVG.

  • Gyromancer and Hitman: Sniper Challenge now available through Square's CoreOnline service

    Square Enix has announced that Hitman: Sniper Challenge, the pre-order incentive for Hitman: Absolution, and Gyromancer – the puzzle-RPG – are now available on its free-to-play platform, CoreOnline. The service now features six games available instantly in your browser, with more games to come. Users can play on the service free for 20 minutes per […]

  • Command & Conquer: 'Beyond the Battle' video explores series' roots

    Command & Conquer developer Victory Games has released a video diary called ‘Beyond the Battle’ that explores the history of the series, gameplay features in the new free-to-play game and other possibilities over the next few years.

  • Runescape headed to tablets and maybe Smart TVs

    Jagex has even bigger plans for its long-running browser-based MMO beyond the upcoming launch of Runescape 3, including branching out to other platforms.

  • UFO Online is now in open beta testing

    UFO Online is now in open beta and you can get in on the tactical MMO browser battle, by protecting the Earth from extraterrestrials who are out to probe your special place.

  • Epic Citadel now available in-browser, without Flash

    Proving that the Unreal Engine can go anywhere, Epic has released a version of its gorgeous interactive tech demo Epic Citadel which runs in HTML5.

  • Candy Box: try this strange little ASCII browser game

    Just a little blip if you’re feeling at a loss for entertainment this afternoon: Candy Box is a strange and delightful little browser game doing the rounds on Twitter today. Evoking a feeling very similar to social game mechanics but with none of the advertising, friend nagging or general slimy feeling, it lets you save […]

  • Facebook game revenues up 12 % but Zynga down 37%

    Facebook gaming showed positive growth in the first quarter, but long term partner Zynga wasn’t a contributor to this success.

  • Duke Nukem creator's Ludum Dare entry is The Road

    Here’s another piece of the spoils from the most recent Ludum Dare challenge, which asks designers to create games in just 48 hours. The Road comes courtesy of George Broussard of Duke Nukem and 3D Realms fame, and is a very minimalist platformer about the various challenges encountered in the course of a human lifetime […]

  • Minecraft creator's latest is Drop

    Check out Drop, a neat little browser-based game from Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson.

  • Game: UK store launches country's first free-to-play platform

    UK retailer Game has launched the UK’s first dedicated free-to-play platform called – surprisingly – ‘Free 2 Play’. The hub has launched now and contains three games, with more on the way.

  • Guild Wars 2 gets free, retro-themed 2D platformer

    Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet has released a 2D retro platformer called Rytlock’s Critter Rampage. You can play it for free in your browser now. Warning: contains carrots.

  • Anno Online now in closed beta

    Blue Byte’s free-to-play, browser-based take on Anno 1404 has gone into closed beta; sign up now to check out Anno Online.

  • Godsrule: War of Mortals out now

    The product of Sega’s first free-to-play partnership is now available for your perusal. Godsrule: War of Mortals is a browser-based strategy effort from Gogogic, and it’s also expected on iPad later this year. You can get started here or visit the game’s website to learn more.


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