As is known to all, the browser game industry took its rise in Germany. But
what’s interesting is that many game tycoons are located in U.S. (e.g. EA,
Disney, Blizzard), Japan (e.g. Koei, TECMO, CAPCOM) and South Korea (e.g.
Ncsoft, NEXON, NEOWIZ). You may be curious about the reason for such phenomenon,
right? Several years ago, most game producers didn’t pay much attention to
browser games. They thought that browser games didn’t have enough potential to
attract players and was less likely to be altered. But game producers from
Germany were much more interested in this blank game market. They felt that
browser games cost less with shorter development time. And one of the most
important things is that such game can be played on browsers directly, which is
different from MMOs. They believed that the browser game market would be
Anyway, all facts prove that they are right! As the browser game market grew rapidly in 2008, browser games began to arouse many game producers’ attention, such as EA, Disney and Ubisoft. Several days ago, we posted an article to introduce the game tycoons developing browser games. Click here for more details, so as to better understand the game industry! Today, we’ll show you a list featuring some big browser game producers and their games. You’ll find that most of these producers are from Germany and are familiar to you. You may also know Jagex that doesn’t come from Germany but Britain very well. Right, Runescape is just one of its famous projects. OK, Hop, skip, or jump over to check out these producers:
Jagex, which recently hired Jon Hare to work on it's FunOrb casual gaming
portal, is most famous for its most succesful title, Runescape. The developer is
also close to releasing the long-anticipated sci-fi MMO, Mechscape, which it
spoke to Develop about at the 2009 Develop Conference.
Jagex Games Studio is a world-leading developer of high quality, browser-based games and is the largest independent games developer and publisher in the UK, with some 400 staff across two studios in Cambridge, England.
Built almost exclusively on Jagex’s own proprietary technologies; Jagex has proved its effectiveness with its popular browser-based game, RuneScape, currently the world’s most popular free-to-play MMO, and FunOrb, Jagex’s captivating browser games website.
Its Browser Games
As well as RuneScape, they are also the creators of FunOrb, a Java minigames website. Like RuneScape, these games will play directly in your web browser, and whether you are into puzzle, platform or action games, there's something there for everyone.
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