Playtox has more than 45 million registered players, and it is expanding into Western markets.
As gadgets and software get better, HTML5 gaming may get its moment in the sun.
Guest Post Craig Robinson describes how his studio built Dream Pet Link for Spil Games.
Goo Technologies shows off its HTML5 game technology with the Casinofloor.com site.
The company is repackaging its titles as native apps for iOS and Android.
Rovio’s Kaj Hed has invested money in Goo Technologies, an HTML5 and WebGL gaming company.
Beautiful iOS and Windows Phone game Contre Jour has made the jump to HTML5 and the web, with a version tailor-made for browsers. It’s stunning.
Zynga’s lockup period, which prevents employees from selling their stock following the initial public offering, expires today. That may explain why a smaller company, Game Closure, has been able to recruit a prominent mobile gaming expert from Zynga.
Game Closure has raised $12 million in a first round of funding for its HTML5-based cross-platform multiplayer game business, which aims to provide tools to developers that can help them deal with one of their most painful tasks: taking a game and spreading it out across many platforms without squandering engineering talent.
Moblyng was ahead of its time in making cross-platform HTML5 games for mobile devices. Too far ahead, it seems, as the company has shut down, VentureBeat has learned.
Mobile game maker MocoSpace, has acquired Geocade, a location-based mobile game platform, the company announced today.
Gamzee, a mobile and social game developer founded by gaming veteran Howard Marks, has raised $1 million in seed funding.
Disney has acquired gaming startup Rocket Pack, a specialist in games which use HTML5, the latest version of the Web’s lingua franca. The deal signals a move in the game-development community towards HTML5 games, which can be played across almost every modern device and Web browser.