Posts Tagged ‘online-games’

Chrome Web Store: What Say You?

By John Walker on May 21st, 2010.

Tidy!

It hasn’t occurred to me until now that the PC could do with an App Store. Anyone who owns an iPhone, iTouch, or perhaps an Android phone, will now be familiar with using application stores, and then having all their purchases presented in the most simplified way. In many ways it’s not entirely dissimilar to a Windows, Mac or Linux desktop covered in simple, square icons. Revealed at this week’s Google I/O 2010 conference, Chrome intends to provide such a system for online applications, including gaming, called the Chrome Web Store.

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No Dribbling: Basketball

By John Walker on January 11th, 2010.

It doesn't look like much, but it's a bunch of fun.

I’ve been meaning to check out the enigmatically named Flash game Basketball for a couple of weeks, after spotting it via Mr Parkins’ blog, but first it wouldn’t work, and then I forgot. I remembered again! I’m glad I did. This is rather fun. As the canniest amongst you may have deduced, it’s a game based on an element of basketball – a sport in which you must put balls in a basket.

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