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March 2014 -

Modern Day WebGL Retro Games

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  Technically as Wiki states,? the word "retro" derives from the Latin prefix retro, meaning "backwards" or "in past times". This can have a literal meaning if you are referring to actual old copies of things, But are we seeing a resemblance of retro games today in webGL? Above is Tank X from PlayCanvas. At first glance, the game plays well, taking clear advantage of the hardware acceleration. The PlayCanvas site is filled with games like these that run off of it's WebGL based engine. Looking closely one might see a slight resemblance to Tron or and old arcade space shooter.? solid colo…