Posts in Category "Shockwaves Online"

Burnin’ Rubber 3 is Burning up the Charts at Shockwave 3D

It’s ‘world domination or bust’ according to the gang at Shockwave.com and they aren’t kidding. With slow motion explosions and killer combat racing Burnin’ Rubber 3 is an amazing release from the exceptional developers at XForm Games.

Click the image to see the Trailer on Gametrailers.com

On the business side its been doing nearly 200k hits a day for the first month or so on the site – but the real news is on the gameplay and aesthetics side. You have to play this action packed racer to understand the amazing art form that is online 3D Racing games.

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Hover Racing with Shockwave 3D

Thanks to Martin Shaeffer’s DirectorForum I ran across some cool new Shockwave games. I’ve always loved games that break traditional molds, and this one is no exception. Hoverster (http://www.hoverster.net/) Was created by Chio Maisriml, Austrian designer and developer who by his own admission doesn’t fit into the mold of a conventional ‘gamer’. He agressively moved to make the game – easy to access and really, really fast. I’d advise starting with the multiplayer raceways – the farming alternative can be a little frustrating until you get used to the handling of the hovercrafts.

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How many is half a billion

Did you know that there are half a billion people (or perhaps more accurately computers) on this planet with Shockwave installed? Really, the current Shockwave user base is larger than 500 million and growing. It got me thinking about the size of that number. Its one of those too large to visualize numbers.

If each one paid you 2$ US you’d be a billionaire. There are approximately one and two thirds players installed for every person in North America. There are about enough for every two persons in India to share one. In fact, there are about enough for every 12 people on the planet to share 1. That means there are so many installed copies of Shockwave, that there is essentially 1 for every 12 people.

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Who’s Using Shockwave 3D?

Steve Becerra and the Mockworld team have a very thorough list on Shockwave3D.com http://www.shockwave3d.com of companies using Shockwave (specifically Shockwave 3D) to promote their products, entertain their customers and build their businesses.

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