Matt Hackett's Member Blogs
Independent HTML5 game studio Lost Decade Games recently participated in The Escapist's Indie Speed Run, a 48-hour game jam. The result is Asylum Night, a mobile-friendly tower defense game that takes place in an insane asylum.
With the Nintendo's inclusion of its Webkit-based "Internet Browser" on its next-gen Wii U console, the potential to tap into a vast library of HTML5 games becomes a (distant) possibility.
In this article, I walk through the process of determining how to polish a level select screen, followed by implementation details including graphical and user interface improvements.
Onslaught! Arena began as a web game built in HTML5. Before porting to iPad, we had to tackle the difficult task of completely reimplementing the control mechanism. This article documents the journey from keyboard and mouse to analog thumb sticks.