Until recently, without flash or java, the kinds of games you could create tended to be less action-orientated, though some enterprising types had built late 1970s favourites.
Almost anyone who’s learned to program at some point decides to create a game, so, naturally, web developers will want to give it a go. That said, until recently, without using Flash or Java, the kinds of games you could realistically create tended to be less action-orientated. However, some enterprising types had built late 1970s favourites.
The technologies developed under the banner “HTML5” promise to open up a lot more avenues for game developers. From creating bitmap games using the well-supported Canvas tag, to standardized support for audio and video (in case anyone wants to re-create Myst!) to even 3D with the newest releases of Firefox and Chrome (the two browsers arguably pushing ahead the fastest).