DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
 
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
November 14, 2018 
Main Menu
Home
Info
News archives
Articles
Howto
Reviews
 

Who's Online
There are currently 162 people online.

 

Latest Reviews
Arctic BioniX F120 and F140 fans
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
 

Follow us
RSS
 

Google Chrome 22 browser adds support for mouse-controller FPS games

Posted on Wednesday, September 26 2012 @ 21:05:46 CEST by


The Tech Report spreads word that Google's Chrome 22 browser, which was published yesterday, adds Pointer Lock JavaScript API. This new feature enables the browser to run mouse-controlled first person shooters, such as Mozilla's Bananabread demo, a WebGL-based game that slightly resembles Quake III.
Oh, of course, we're not going to see the Doom 4 running in a browser. Capabilities like these are nevertheless adding a new dimension to browser-based PC games. Who needs Farmville and cheesy Facebook games when you can fire-up a high-adrenaline shooter right there in your browser, without special plug-ins or local installations?

The Pointer Lock API should enable more than just great browser games, too. Google says the functionality will be useful for applications like "scientific visualization, training, simulation, modeling, authoring packages, and more."
Mozilla Bananabread demo



 



 

DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2018 DM Media Group bvba