You can play rave classic game wipEout in the browser – for now

Pygnosis’ 1995 PlayStation launch title introduced the combination of futuristic anti-gravity racing and 90s rave music. And it came complete with music by legendary Welsh game composer CoLD SToRAGE – arguably eclipsing even tracks in later editions that included Leftfield, The Chemical Brothers, and Orbital. And now Wipeout arrives in a browser port of a source code leak – and it’s a fascinating technical portrait, and least while it lasts.

You can play rave classic game wipEout in the browser – for now

1995 saw the PlayStation launch title from Pygnosis that launched the combination of futuristic anti-gravity racing and 90s rave music – complete with music by legendary Welsh game composer CoLD SToRAGE that holds up alongside later editions with Leftfield, The Chemical Brothers, and Orbital. And now it’s in a browser port of a source code leak – and it’s a fascinating technical portrait while it lasts.

Peter Kirn - August 29, 2023

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cables.gl, music-friendly 3D browser visuals, now in free public beta

Interactive visuals in the browser now make stunning eye candy live that used to require whole server farms to render. cables.gl – now in a free open beta – lets you harness that, without even knowing how to code. cables.gl is a dataflow (visual patching) development environment that runs entirely in the browser – using […]

Peter Kirn - July 26, 2019

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