Games to play

The elevator programming game

Elevator Saga The elevator programming game is an addictive programming challenge. It is a nice JavaScript simulation of transporting people using one or more elevators. You write the code and the elevators move accordingly on your browser. The initial program supplied is flawed, and you have to write your own program with better algorithm. You

Happy Birthday Tetris

Soviet blockbuster computer game Tetris is 30 years old.  Tetris (Russian: Те́трис, pronounced [ˈtɛtrʲɪs]) is a Soviet tile-matching puzzle video game originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov. It was released on June 6, 1984. It was the first entertainment software to be exported from the USSR to the US. The versions of Tetris were

Rubics cube in your browser

Rubic’s Cube had it’s 40th Anniversary this week. Although the Rubik’s Cube reached its height of mainstream popularity in the 1980s (from where I remember it most), it is still widely known and used. Since then it’s sold over 350 million units, making it the best-selling toy ever. Rubik’s Cube is a hard task to

Crypt WebGL demo

Mozilla announced a new WebGL demo: Crypt Demo. This Crypt Demo is a great example for how far browsers have come and for the cross-platform experiences developers can now create without having to rely on plugins. The demo is written by ACTISKU‘s Anthony Liot. The demo should run in most modern browsers that support WebGL

Web browser gaming

Mozilla wants to see the web browser as a new gaming platform in addition to normal browsing use. Mozilla Labs Game On is all about games built, delivered and played on the open Web and the browser. Out of the 160+ submissions to the first competition, 124 games have been selected to be showcased in