Goodbye Old Friend And Fare Thee Well: Adobe Announces Flash End Of Life

Dead End Game Development: There Is No Such Thing As Free Beer

  Note: “Game Development Dead end” is new blog series where we tell the stories behind games that were never finished or released (most of the time,  for good reasons.)    For every game a developer releases, usually… Read More

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!! Play our old Flash Game Mission Leprechaun

Happy St Patrick’s Day!!! In honor of this day (and my Scotch Irish roots) plus the demise of Mochi (where this game was initially published), I present to everyone who is NOT on mobile, a game I created… Read More

Goodbye and Thanks Mochi Media

On March 14th Mochiland, the blog that has been the mouthpiece for Machi Media since 2006, announced that the array of Mochi Media services for Flash game developers will go offline on March 31st.  Josh Larson wrote a logn… Read More

Outpost 2 is quite simply the best free web game ever created!

By Jeff Fulton (8bitjeff) A couple old buddies of mine from the UK and Germany have created what I consider to be quite simply the best free Web game ever created. It’s a retro-style top-down shooter / adventure… Read More

Xbox 360 Internet Explorer Plays HTML5 Games…But Not Flash

This morning I work up early to download the new Xbox Live update that includes Internet Explorer.  My goal was to try out some of our HTML5 Canvas game experiments to see is they work on the new… Read More

Ace The Super Villain Comes Out Strong With “FireArm”

Another day, and another encouraging sign of things getting back on track. Ace The Super Villain , One of our best and longest running readers has just finished a new game named “FireArm”, an impressive beat-em-up style game in… Read More

Rush Hour Plus! Yes, Good Flash Shooters On The Web Are Still Being Produced!

We were just sent a link to this from our friends over at (Chris Rock and Bryson Whiteman)!   Rush Hour Plus is a classic, pixelated shooter with power-ups and insane blasting action.   The game made me… Read More

Instead Of Lighting Up The Indie Game Dev Community, Atari Pong Contest Raises Familar Questions About Ownership And Intellectual Property

 “Enter Game Development Contests At Your Own Risk!” We’ve written about this in the past, both online and in our book The Essential Guide To Flash Games.  “Game Contests” are not always what they seem.   Not “all”… Read More

Up Atari's Sleeve: An $100,000 iOS Game Contest To Reimagine Pong!

  So, what Atari had up it’s sleeve was a $100,000 contest to re-imagine Pong.   While this might appear to be a let-down for fans angling for something new (i.e Roller Coaster Tycoon 4, Food Fight 2012),… Read More

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