Since companies started using HTML5, there have been all kinds of talk about just how many things this new programming language is going to be able to do. Since HTML5 came into being there have been companies that have been trying to find the best way to use it. Of course, the best way to use HTML5 has obviously been when you are making programs that will span different devices and formats, and there have been numerous developers that have been working hard on pushing out the next big thing.
Shutterstock recently put out a video player that operates on HTML5 and iSpring has come up with a way to use PowerPoint in the programming language. This means that devices like the iPad, which is certainly not a native user of Microsoft (News - Alert) programs, will now be able to use a version of PowerPoint. While tools for business is all well and good, what gets people really excited about using HTML5 is the thought of all the cool video games they can play on a bunch of different devices. EA is one of those companies looking to take advantage of the HTML5 frenzy with the release of the game Strike Force.
Strike Force is an HTML5-based game that will allow players to access it on handheld gaming devices as well as tablets, phones and their desktops. EA says that this particular game, which allows you to control gun-wielding robots as they travel through a battle-torn city, is by far the most immersive multi-platform HTML5 game that has been produced to date and will likely serve as a top model for what HTML5 3D action games offer going forward.
Of course, being able to play the game on multiple platforms seems to be a process that will unfold over the next few weeks. EA is set to unveil the game at Google’s (News - Alert) I/O developer conference in San Francisco. At the moment, the game will only work using a Google Chrome browser, and tablets running the game will have to be using Android’s (News - Alert) Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System.
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Edited by Rachel Ramsey