HTML5 Games Jam In Hilversum, Netherlands, and San Francisco, California

Last month, more than 50 developers assembled in Hilversum, Netherlands, and San Francisco, California for an HTML5 game jam. In just over 24 hours of coding, attendees were able to produce the seeds of great games, powered by standard web technologies.HTML5 is making it easy to develop games for standard web browsers, and it also […]

Last month, more than 50 developers assembled in Hilversum, Netherlands, and San Francisco, California for an HTML5 game jam. In just over 24 hours of coding, attendees were able to produce the seeds of great games, powered by standard web technologies.

HTML5 is making it easy to develop games for standard web browsers, and it also provides a way for developers to reach mobiles and tablets with a single code base. Watch for other initiatives, like Mozilla's current HTML5 gaming competition, to take HTML5 gaming to next level.

Here's a look at the winners from both venues. You can see a detailed list of all the entries here.

1st, Hilversum: Monkey Fortress, 2nd: San Francisco: Shell Shock, and Hilversum: Snakes, 3rd: San Francisco: Fruit Link, and Hilversum: Enterprise.

A few other readily playable games you might enjoy are: Atome, Tablet Tennis (multitouch), Scubed, Smiley vs. the Gumballs.

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