Stop That Silly Chicken game for iPad

With the successful release of “Stop That Silly Chicken”, it is heartening to say that the game was developed using Adobe AIR for the iOS platform. Stop That Silly Chicken is currently available on the iPad and iPhones. The game...

The story of Adobe AIR and game development

Will Flash ever be able to get rid of it’s tag of being a quick prototype and animation tool? In India where we have a large developer base working on small games and animations for the web, the stereotype...

Adobe ships Flash Player 11.4 and AIR 3.4

Adobe has released the new version of the Flash Player 11.4 and Adobe AIR 3.4. The runtimes have a list of new features, enhancements and bug fixes. Adobe has also upgraded the technology behind the AS3 Reference for the Adobe...

The Act Game review

Playing the Act Game is like a watching a beautiful movie. It took me back to the times when I used to watch the classic Disney cartoons on TV, with the only difference being The Act on iOS has...

Store Wars for the Game of Phones

Apple iTunes and Google Play together dominate consumer attention for application downloads. But when pitted against each other, they can get quite competitive! Stats say, Japan is amongst the top 3 countries for app download and revenue on both the...

Book Review – Introducing HTML5 Game Development by Jesse Freeman

The Introduction to HTML5 Game Development has been one of the most easygoing readings I’ve had in the recent times. Written by Jesse Freeman (@jessefreeman), the book has language which is simple and crisp, without being over-the-top technical. It...

Reasons not to play a game on mobiles

I was looking at my devices today and tried understanding my game playing behaviour. Out of the devices I use, my iOS device has more games than any other device. Next comes the Android and Symbian devices where I...

Flash vs Unity vs HTML5 at Nasscom GDC

The Nasscom GDC 2011 ended in Pune yesterday making it one of the well attended events in India. Since we don’t have many conferences like these happening here, it was great seeing this one unfold connecting the Indian gaming...

PhoneGap Framework for Mobiles

I recently spent some time studying the PhoneGap framework with the purpose of creating content for Android devices. PhoneGap is an Open Source Mobile Framework that allows developers to author native applications with web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript...

Getting back to Blogging

I’ve been away from blogging for a very long time. Partially because I’ve been working on Flash based client projects, all of which fall under NDA and cannot be discussed. I was also involved in some interesting game development...

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