8bitrocket's Asynchronous News Round-Up : Mochi Achievements, Pepsi+Atari, Mindjolt News

Welcome to our “Asynchronous” news round-up.  It’s the Daily Interweb Mash-Up, but not daily, and also not really a mash-up, and, well, who knows what it is, but welcome to it. Mochi Achievements API Launched Something we’ve been… Read More

Daily Interweb Mash-up: 5/24/2011: Canvas Game Tutorials, iPad Naval Gazers, Apple Heroics

New HTML5 Canvas Game Tutorials Coming Jeff and I have each been working on an HTML5 Canvas game to talk about here.  Mine is called “Brickbasher Infinity” (a progressive Breakout game), and Jeff’s is “Bug Off!” (a Centipede… Read More

8bitrocket.com Daily Interweb Mash-Up: Monday May 16, 2011

Death Of Unicorn Death Is Pixelated Awesome Play the Mochi Game of the week, Death Of Unicorn Death.  It’s an awesome bit  of pixelated madness.  It also has some juicy 8-bit in all the right places! Angry Video… Read More

The 8bitrocket Daily Inter-Web Mash-Up – May 12, 2011

Atari releases  the first update to Star Raiders in almost 20 years. The original Star Raiders was one of the best 8-bit computers games of the golden-age and the main reason that over a Million Atari 400 and… Read More

8bitrocket.com Interweb Mash-Up: Tuesday May 10, 2011

What is Obama’s favorite game system? Why did Jeff hate the Fringe Finale, where can you buy our new book, and much more. Our O’Reilly HTML5 Canvas Book Has Arrived Clocking in at at hefty 652 pages, our thinly… Read More

8bitrocket Daily Interweb Mash-up : Saturday May 7, 2011

Atari 810 MicroSD Drive! This is amazing!! A MicroSD card reader in the shape of an Atari 810 disk drive that can be mounted and used by an Atari 8-bit computer (400,800,1200xl,600xl,800xl,65xe,130xe).  We want to buy this NOW!!!… Read More

8bitrocket Daily Inter-Web Mash-Up – Friday, May 6, 2011

Flash Games We Like – Wing Defender – Fun top-down shooter with cartoon-style graphics and a retro feel to the game-play. –Go Go Gummo – This Mochi FGF winner is a really cool puzzle game with elements of… Read More

8bitrocket Daily Inter-Web Mash-Up for Thursday, May 5, 2011

Attack Of The Mutant Sheep! Robert Podgorski, the winner of our 16K Game contest has released a new iPhone/Ipad game named “Attack Of The Mutant Sheep”.  It’s very 8-bit, and very awesome. You can download iPhone version (it’s… Read More

8bitrocket Daily Inter-Web Mash-Up – Star Wars Day – May the 4th, 2011

First off, I had no idea that May the 4th was Stars Wars day because of a bad lisp pun, but hey I’m game. Geekologie has it covered though. The Mathematics of whether Han shot first (Wired.com) I… Read More

8bitrocket Daily Inter-Web Mash-Up – Tuesday, May 3, 2011

  Tech Interview Question Tip – AS3 – Compute Factorial Iterative and Recursive package  {  import flash.display.Sprite;  /**   * …   * @author Jeff Fulton   */  public class ComputeFactorial extends Sprite  {   /*In mathematics, the factorial of a… Read More

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