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Briefly: XCOM sale, MacPaint and Mario on browsers

updated 01:00 am EDT, Fri October 11, 2013

Classic programs re-created in HTML5 for web play

In unrelated developments, two recent "recreations" of former Mac and Nintendo classics have made their way into "web app" versions, bringing back familiar software for those of a certain age, providing a "living" demonstration of "old-school" programs and games and at the same time offering a showcase for the growing flexibility of web technologies. The year-old "CloudPaint," a tribute to the Macintosh's original graphics program MacPaint, has recently been updated with five levels of "undo" -- and another site offers a fully-playable HTML5 version of Super Mario. Both are available for use free of charge.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown on sale for 50 percent off

The award-winning iOS version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, recently updated for optimization on iOS 7, is now available for half its usual price for a limited time on the iTunes App Store. Normally $20, the title is now available for $10 and has just added multiplayer leaderboards and asynchronous multiplayer mode. The overhead-shooter game lets players lead an elite paramilitary organization known as XCOM to fight against an impending alien invasion. The graphically-intense game requires and iPad 2 or later, an iPad mini, a fifth-generation iPod touch or an iPhone 4S or more recent.





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  1. coffeetime

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    Joined: 11-15-06

    That is so cool. MacPaint: the grand daddy of Photoshop. SuperMario: home video game reborn (after Atari's death).

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