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Original version of Spelunky now playable in your browser

Before it was a frustrating XBLA game, Spelunky was a frustrating freeware PC game. And now it's a quietly, addictively frustrating browser game. Using a new version of the Game Maker software in which Derek Yu coded the original game, developer Darius Kazemi ported Spelunky into HTML5, allowing us...

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'Hexagon' is Terry Cavanagh's latest jam

We hope you weren't planning on getting anything done for the rest of your entire life, because every waking moment of productivity you had in your future will be consumed by Hexagon, a browser-based twitch game by Terry Cavanagh of VVVVVV fame. You control a small triangle that orbits the hexagon...

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Command and Conquer: Tiberium Alliances headed to browsers, mobile

EA continues the expansion of its "play4free" portfolio with the announcement of Command and Conquer: Tiberium Alliances, developed by Phenomic. The browser- and mobile-based strategy MMO will begin a closed beta on December 15. Interested generals can sign up at the game's official site. ...

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Mini Ninjas playable in Chrome soon

Google's "Native Client" isn't merely a technology used to play Bastion in a browser window. It will also allow you to try ... Square Enix and IO Interactive's 2009 game, Mini Ninjas. The publisher announced that Mini Ninjas for Chrome is going into open beta sometime this month. It's designed to...

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Play Bastion in your Chrome browser right now

Google's new "Native Client" tech lets developers compile high-end programs to run directly in a Chrome browser window. One of the first companies to take advantage of this is Supergiant Games, who has released its PC/XBLA hit Bastion to the Chrome Web Store. If you're running Chrome, and you...

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Play the game Notch made in 48 hours

This weekend's iteration of the occasional Ludum Dare game-making marathon, in which entrants have 48 hours to create a game from scratch, had a celebrity participant: Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson, who spent the weekend developing a first-person dungeon crawler called Prelude of the...

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Let Adult Swim's 'Soul Brother' possess your browser

Adult Swim continues to be a venue for brilliantly weird browser games from indie talent, following up games like Robot Unicorn Attack and Cream Wolf with Soul Brother, by Superflat Games (developer of the Silent Hill 2 demake Soundless Mountain II). The beautifully pixel-illustrated Soul...

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InstantAction announces Instant Jam, a browser-based music game

You're no longer limited to the old strawberries-plus-mallet approach for Instant Jam. Now there's a video game! InstantAction, the company behind the impressive embeddable game service, has announced Instant Jam, an original embeddable Rock Band-style music game for PC, developed by InstantAction's...

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GameStop's Zork 'customer acquisition engine' experiment was a success

The free-to-play browser game Legends of Zork has been a bit of an experiment for GameStop. The retailer has promoted the free-to-play browser game both in-store and online as the major title in its "Free2Play" service. It hasn't just been an experiment in offering online content to customers --...

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Robot Unicorn Attack to live in harmony, harmony with your iPhone June 1

Robot Unicorn Attack, developer Spiritonin's excessively magical browser-based game about a unicorn running through a dreamscape and smashing stars, is bringing its Erasure-fueled wonder to the iPhone, where it can always be with you. Entertainment Weekly reports that the Adult Swim-published...

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