Microsoft carries the game Hover (Windows 95) in HTML

Microsoft carries the game Hover (Windows 95) in HTML

Image 1: Microsoft carries the Hover game (Windows 95) in HTMLIn the good days of Windows 95, Microsoft had made a habit of integrating small games into its operating systems, so that it could benefit from the OS as soon as it was installed. Some have become quite well known, such as Hover, which was included in Windows 95. Today, Microsoft announces that the game has been ported to browsers, in order to demonstrate WebGL on Internet Explorer.

WebGL is one of the new features in Internet Explorer 11, which will be included in Windows 8.1, itself expected by the end of October. This technology allows you to display 3D objects in a web browser, using JavaScript in order to use OpenGL. Most browsers of the moment now manage this technology, and their publishers also took the opportunity to broadcast a game, a 3D animation or a creation in order to show the result to Internet users. So it’s Microsoft’s turn, who takes the opportunity to bring out his good old Hover, whose principle is to pilot a ship in a closed arena. If the game works in any browser that supports WebGL (including Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, therefore), Microsoft claims that performance is better under Internet Explorer 11…