PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 19, 2013) - Artillery, a Silicon Valley-based gaming startup, today unveiled its gaming platform that turns the modern browser into a game console and makes console-quality, real-time multiplayer gaming accessible to everyone.
Artillery's browser-based game platform loads triple A games in seconds without any install or client download. Created by a world class team of passionate gamers, engineers, designers and well-respected members of the eSports community, the Artillery platform validates the use of HTML5 technology in core game development.
"Our browser-based platform will be transformative for the industry by not only making core games easier to develop, play and enjoy, but by providing everyone with a browser access to triple A quality games typically only playable using a console or PC download," said Ankur Pansari, chief executive officer at Artillery. "This is our first major step towards demonstrating a more cost effective, accessible world for consumers and game developers."
Artillery's HTML5-based platform technology provides gaming communities immediate, fluid access to console quality multiplayer games. Additionally, Artillery's powerful development tools reduce AAA game development by 50%, allowing quick iteration and reducing the overall cost to develop multiplayer games by half.
"We are thrilled to be creating the future of RTS gaming," said Sean "Day" Plott, head of games at Artillery. "Project Atlas is designed specifically as an accessible, multiplayer experience -- players click a link, and a few seconds later they are all playing together."
Artillery will begin closed beta for Project Atlas in winter of 2013. To learn more about the Artillery game platform, view the tech demo and apply for the Project Atlas beta please visit www.artillery.com.
Artillery is a team of passionate gamers that is turning the modern web browser into a gaming console using HTML5 technology. Artillery's world class team is comprised of a brain trust of former Google and Facebook engineers focused on solving seemingly impossible game development hurdles and includes long standing and high ranking gaming and eSports community members. The company is based in Palo Alto, CA. For more information, please visit www.artillery.com