Every other week it seems that some bright spark is pushing the boundaries of technology and copyright legislation by recreating old games in the browser.
The next game comes straight from bullet hell and is called Project Blaze Zero. Another in-browser game, this one struck me as really smooth and nigh on impossible until you find the sweetspot. It's just one level, but it is gorgeous.
All this software was available previously, but being on github does make it far more convenient than before. Someone has even posted instructions on getting Quake 3 onto a BlackBerry PlayBook. I'd be interested to see if this is even playable, and how any controls would work. Anyone want to volunteer?
Some would say that it is a long way from software engineering to journalism, others would correctly argue that it is a mere 10 metres according to the floor plan.During his first five years with CBS Interactive, Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining the company as a programmer.Leaving CBS Interactive in 2010 to follow his deep desire to study the snowdrifts and culinary delights of Canada, Chris based himself in Vancouver and paid for his new snowboarding and poutine cravings as a programmer for a lifestyle gaming startup.Chris returns to CBS in 2011 as the Editor of TechRepublic Australia determined to meld together his programming and journalistic tendencies once and for all.In his free time, Chris is often seen yelling at different operating systems for their own unique failures, avoiding the dreaded tech support calls from relatives, and conducting extensive studies of internets -- he claims he once read an entire one.