GameSnacks are Googles new HTML5 games designed for bad internet connections
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Smartphones are becoming even more powerful gaming machines as time goes on, with the latest devices capable of pushing some incredible graphics on a pocket-sized device. But what if youve got an old or budget device that doesnt have the huge amounts of processing power or RAM? Well, Googles hoping the answer is GameSnacks the latest project from its Area 120 incubator a series of lightweight HTML5-based browser games that are meant to be easy to load and play on nearly any device.
According to Googles announcement, GameSnacks games are designed to load within a few seconds even in network conditions as poor as 1Mbps (typical 3G speeds), and play smoothly with as little as 1GB of RAM. Since the games are entirely HTML5-based,…