I know, I said the “M” word. But you’ll have to forgive me - because it’s become such a buzz word, everyone knows immediately what I mean when it’s said.

It’s a VR world, right? Or a 3D game where you can chat and socialize with others, while wearing different outfits that you can buy or sell with others? Or wait, how about the Oasis from Ready Player One..? Yeah that’s it! Right?

VR is commonly associated with The Metaverse, but it isn’t a requirement.

If you’ve read anything about this topic recently, you’ve probably heard differing definitions like spewed out like this, but the truth is nobody can seem to collectively…

Hi, my name is Alex. Today I’m going to tell you a story.

What kind of story, you might ask? Well, it’s a tale for the ages. It’s about an iconic technology company that started as an underdog, and has now morphed into the very thing it swore to destroy…ironically enough. The company? Apple. Or as it was known when it was founded in 1976 by the two Steve's, Apple Computer Company. What started as a humble passion project in a garage has now become the world’s most valuable company. It’s rightly earned, but they’re not without their faults.

Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California.


And before you ask…. no, I’m not talking about streaming.

Ahh, browser games…. the younger, less cool cousin to console and PC games. But to many of us, they were the knight that slayed the dragon that was boredom at school. Sadly, they’ve been forgotten in the now mainstream popularity of other gaming platforms. But why is that the case? To understand this, we’re going to take a swan dive into the history of games on the web, in an attempt to understand why they’ve fallen out of style, and what the future holds for them.

Adobe’s Flash ushered in a wave of easily accessible games on the web.

The Beginning

Remember the good old days of Flash games? Whether you were a young, bored…

Alex St. Louis

Founder of DigiPlay

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