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Dextrose, the browser-based game engine, acquires Effect Games

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Germany’s Dextrose, the browser-based game engine startup, has acquired California-based Effect Games, which provides developer tools for creating and publishing web-based games. The terms of the deal remain undisclosed.

Dextrose is building what the startup claims will be the first commercial game engine for pluginless browser-based games. Dubbed ‘Aves Engine‘, it enables developers to create games built on the ‘open web stack’ in 2D and 2.5D (pseudo-3D), utilizing modern web standards – HTML, CSS and JavaScript – and negating the need for users to install a separate browser plug-in such as Flash or any other bespoke technology.

Dextrose says it will benefit from Effect Games’ experience in operating a “browser games-centered developer platform with clean APIs and great tools”. These include a an asset manager, level editor, sprite manager, environment editor, and various other publishing tools, as well as the ‘Effect Engine’, a JavaScript game engine to render graphics in the browser.

Furthermore, the acquisition sees Dextrose become the “leading vendor of integrated middleware and libraries to build state-of-the-art browser games”, claims the company, which plans to license its technology to professional game studios and publishers as well as to third-party vendors who want to use Dextrose libraries and code within their products.

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    This is totally awesome! Game-in-a-game, movies, listen to your favorite music while decorating the apartment… This engine will blown away browser games developers, I’m sure of it.

    The only question I have about this engine: can I also invite my neighbors to show them what I’ve got? Because that would be even more wicked! One of the best engines for browser games I’ve seen so far. Great job Dextrose!

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    Sad to see them being bought now. There game engine would have been great for everyone..

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