HTML5 games have challenged, and in some cases, surpassed Flash, which was once the titan of the industry. HTML5 games have proved to be more flexible, secure and easy to develop.
So today I decided to make a round of the best free online HTML5 games. If you are a developer, then these games would be an excellent piece of inspiration for you. If you are just a common person looking to play some games that don’t ask for money or lots of system resources, you are at the right place.
If you are interested in HTML5 game development then this post has something special for you. Being a developer, I’ve designed this post especially for you.
In the beginning of the post, I’m listing the best HTML5 games but later on, I’ve added resources ideal for HTML5 game development.
Do you know
Angry Birds was made using HTML5? Such games were around since the 90s but of course, they didn’t have 100% native web code. Only HTML5 games can brag that.
30 Awesome HTML5 Games
The following are open source HTML5 games games that don’t ask for any money if you want to play. Most of them don’t even ask for a signup.
I selected these games using a lot of parameters. Of course, addicting value was one of the major ones but I also checked how the game should look to a first time player. So these are not only the games that are detailed but they are very easy to understand. That is what makes them so impressive and that is why they are featured.
The Hotpot Challenge Basketball
Infinite Mario in HTML5
Spot the Difference
HTML5 Game Directories
The games I’ve featured above are good but more games are being developed everyday, how will you stay updated with them? Via directories of course.
The following is a small list of directories that feature the latest HTML5 online. The first two links are most the important ones.
- HTML5 Game Directory
- HTML5 Games @ Reddit
- HTML5 Game Engine
- HTML5 Games Network
- Kongregate HTML5 Games
- Open HTML5 Games
HTML5 Game Development Resources
These are the resources for web developers who are thinking of developing games. The last resource in this list allows you to sell/buy cool games.
HTML Game Development Tutorials
These are tutorials for developers to make create games. Four out of five of these articles and tutorials do include a live running game for the example of their tutorial. So you can go play the game, and if you like it, you can also create something like this of your own. Cool!
Snake game using HTML5 Canvas and KineticJS
Physics for Lxazy Game Developers
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