Game Closure launches HTML5-based cross-platform game technology

Game Closure is showing off its HTML5-based cross-platform multiplayer gaming technology at the Google I/O conference today. The company is using its own Popstar Defense game to prove that it can make a single game, written entirely with the HTML5 language, that can run on web browsers, iPhones, Android phones, Android tablets and iPads.

Nasty surprise for some Xbox 360 owners: No Halo Reach co-op for you

Gamers who thought they were making a smart move by picking up Microsoft’s entry-level Xbox 360, which retails for $199 and comes with 4GB of memory, faced a nasty dose of reality yesterday when they found themselves unable to access Halo: Reach’s online co-op mode, Kotaku reports.