Why Google is playing games with Chrome’s future–literally

Chrome’s Native Client powers new games (screenshots)

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SAN FRANCISCO–You think porn drives technology? Think again. Games are what’s driving online innovation–just ask Google, which is embracing them as fast as it can.

At the Game Developers Conference (GDC) held in San Francisco’s Moscone Center today, Google showed off advances in its Native Client (NaCl) and Pepper technology for Chrome that it hopes will drive more interest from developers and gamers alike in browser-based gaming. Google is also integrating NaCl games with Google+ to give the nascent social network something to play with.

The company unveiled a handful of NaCl-powered games last December, and now it’s ready to kick off several more big names to showcase Chrome’s latest improvements. Colt McAnlis, Devel… [Read more]

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