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Mobile Web Game Techniques with Canvas 2D API

Takuo Kihira, Entrepreneur

When we consider mobile HTML5 games, we usually compare them with native games. One might think that native games are always superior to browser games or that browser games can never touch native games in performance. But check out the top 10 games in the native app market. Often you will find that many of the top-selling games do not use 3D graphics, particle effects, and so on. It seems that we are able to create similar kinds of mobile games in the browser with HTML5.

However, there are two big problems around mobile HTML5 games. One is speed, and the other ...

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