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Cloud-based Gaming: What can the success of Amazon Luna teach us?

Gaming is a sector that is riding high as a whole right now and the stats around the industry currently back this up. For example, video game revenues rose by 8% in 2021 to an estimated $60bn. Sales of next-gen consoles such as the PS5 and Xbox Series X also fared well and demonstrate the appetite is high for gaming. When you add in other niches within gaming, such as esports and iGaming, also generating billions in revenue each year, the picture is clear to see.One type of gaming that is very popular right now is browser-based gaming. This allows people


Opium Pulses Arcade 4.0 Release!

Since the discontinuation of Flash Player by Adobe in December 2020, the days of Flash-based browser games are beginning to feel like a distant memory. As reported by us in October 2019, referring to the then-upcoming deadline as the Death of Browser Games, we spoke about what this meant for the decades of creative media and interactive games built for mass consumption and even how it would have a huge impact on the Opium Pulses Arcade, which had since amassed nearly 300 Flash games since its introduction in 2013.As we always had a feeling the future of Flash titles were numbered,


The Upcoming Death of Two Decade’s Worth of Browser Games

Adobe Flash is one of the last remaining multimedia applications for web browsers still functional on popular browsers. In its wake are other applications such as Adobe Shockwave, Microsoft Silverlight, Unity Web Player and Java Applets – all which have since been completely discontinued or are on their last legs. But this doesn’t mean the future is looking any brighter for Flash, Adobe plan to completely cut support for it by the end of 2020 and large browsers such as Google’s Chrome, Mozilla’s Firefox and Microsoft’s Edge plan to follow suit and remove functionality with their browsers before the year is up.What this

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