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W3C Plans Workshop on Web Games
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced an open-to-the-public Workshop on Web Games, which will be hosted by Microsoft and held June 27−28, 2019, in Redmond, Wash. Browser vendors, game developers, game distributors, device manufacturers, and others will gather to discuss topics that include the following:
- WebAssembly: additional features to make the Web a better build target for game engines, debugging, bindings to new and existing Web APIs defined in Web IDL
- Cloud gaming: improvements to Web streaming technologies
- Game input APIs: detection of keys’ physical locations on a game controller, support for advanced controller features, support for game-specific controllers
- Game accessibility and internationalization: APIs, semantics, techniques for rendering, processing, personalization, customization, interoperability, etc. to ensure accessibility of games and address possible internationalization issues
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