New Bayonetta Browser Game Is Balls-Hard

It's pretty well-documented that at least one lead developer at Platinum is deeply in love with old-school games. So it's not all that surprising that they made an retro-styled shooter starring the studio's biggest action star. Also not surprising: it's really freakin' tough. » 2/02/15 9:00am 2/02/15 9:00am

Can you find the cow? It's invisible, so it won't be easy. But believe you me: There's a cow out there. Play Find the Invisible Cow in your browser and test your cow-finding abilities. Also, your patience. (h/t Ian Bogost) » 11/20/13 10:30pm 11/20/13 10:30pm

Mash Your Piano Keys To Survive In This Cacophonous Free Game

If you've ever had a nightmare about bombing in a musical performance onstage (and who hasn't?), then Drop A Beat, Giuseppe! is for you. » 2/27/13 7:00pm 2/27/13 7:00pm

Zelda Gets The Skrillex Treatment, And It's Surprisingly Great

Yeah, I know. Skrillex game channels The Legend of Zelda. Seems like it might be bad, or at least, haphazard. But as it turns out, Skrillex Quest, a new browser game, is really pretty cool. It comes as something less of a surprise considering that it comes from Jason Oda, the same guy who brought us that amazing … » 11/28/12 10:00pm 11/28/12 10:00pm

Pump Train Puts You In Charge of Saving New York City's Subways After…

One of the most chilling consequences of last month's brutal superstorm was how Sandy flooded and shut down huge chunks of New York City's mass transit system. Entire subway stations were submerged and the tunnels that trains travel through were flooded to an unprecedented degree. Much of the subway system was up and… » 11/22/12 9:00pm 11/22/12 9:00pm

The Sad (Funny) Story Of One Side-Scrolling Man's Quest To Meet His…

It's a tale as old as time. A man needs to go meet his lady. He sets off, usually to the right. There's a monster in the way. He jumps on it! » 11/05/12 8:00pm 11/05/12 8:00pm

I've Played Bastion in Google's Chrome Web Browser and It's Amazing

First, Supergiant Games' acclaimed action RPG came out for the Xbox 360 as one of the games in Microsoft's annual Summer of Arcade promotion. Then, shortly after that, the narrator-centric release landed on Steam, which let PC owners tour the game's shattered world of Caelondia. Now the hit indie's been made to play… » 12/09/11 10:40am 12/09/11 10:40am

Tinkatolli May Be the First Video Game that Gives Your Kids Points for…

Most browser-based online games desperately want you to keep playing as much as you can—there's always another level to gain, more of your friends that need persuading to join, items to unlock and buy that will keep you in front of the screen clicking away even longer. » 7/06/11 8:00pm 7/06/11 8:00pm

Play Angry Birds Online, Right Now, for Free

Google isn't above killing a little productivity to prove the power of its web browser. The search engine king has released a special free browser-based version of Rovio's avian-flinging sensation Angry Birds on the Chrome Web Store, just to prove it can be done. » 5/11/11 1:40pm 5/11/11 1:40pm

The URL That's Also A Game

URL Hunter is lo-fi gaming at its finest/simplest/most clever. Control the letter 'O' in your browser's address bar and try to kill as many 'a's as possible in 30 seconds. An impressive little experiment. » 3/08/11 7:20pm 3/08/11 7:20pm

The PS3 Game You Can Play On Your Computer Browser

Imageepoch, the Japanese role-playing game developer known for the Arc Rise Fantasia series and the salacious Criminal Girls, is working on its first PS3 game. But, it's not only a PS3 game. » 11/24/10 8:30am 11/24/10 8:30am

Google's 'Game Developer Advocate' Leaves

After a little over four months on the job, Google's "game developer advocate" is no longer with the company. The development follows his discussion at GDC-Europe of Google's revenue plans for games sold over its Chrome Web Store » 8/25/10 6:30pm 8/25/10 6:30pm

Google's Chrome Web Store Brings Games To Your Web Browser

At the Google I/O conference today, Google revealed the Chrome Web Store, a browser-based application store where users will be able to download and install games like LEGO Star Wars and Plants Vs. Zombies directly to their web browsers. » 5/19/10 1:20pm 5/19/10 1:20pm

Bringing FarmVille To Your Browser Bar

From the FarmVille toolbar to a virtual pet that runs on your browser bar, Conduit's Ltd. is helping gamers connect with games without having to change their web page. » 3/31/10 12:40pm 3/31/10 12:40pm

What A Day To Launch Legends Of Zork

I suppose April 1st is as good a day as ever to revisit the ruins of the Great Underground Empire, as Jolt Online Gaming launches their free-to-play browser-based adventure game, Legends of Zork. » 4/01/09 10:40am 4/01/09 10:40am

The Top 5 Indie Games of '08

Gamasutra's been rounding up the top titles of the year in a variety of categories; up recently were the top five 'indie' games (plus ten honorable mentions). » 12/14/08 3:30pm 12/14/08 3:30pm