Barbed Arrow's Initial Release of Grand Arena of Serndall Supports Popular Browsers

In their initial phase of the release, Barbed Arrow will focus on modern browser platforms available for all operating systems, ensuring ease of use for players

Online PR News – 26-May-2014 – Kitchener, Ontario – The Grand Arena of Serndall, Barbed Arrow Game’s upcoming release, will initially support all popular browser platforms for Microsoft Windows, Macintosh OS X, and various distributions of Linux. According to Dave Baker, lead designer on the project, the game will support modern browsers across multiple platforms.

We want our players engaged in the dynamic of the game not in the tedium of troubleshooting plugins

“The Grand Arena of Serndall is a browser based game utilizing modern HTML5/JSON standards on the Montage front-end framework. Requiring no plugins, the game will be playable on common HTML5 -compliant browsers for smartphones, tablets, and desktop/laptop computers. Supported browsers include Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera and Internet Explorer.”

The decision to focus on HTML5/JSON standards ensures that players will experience a rich playing environment without the inherent issues involved with Java and Flash. “We want our players engaged in the dynamic of the game, not in the tedium of troubleshooting plugins,” Baker said. “Stability of the code means better performance and increased play time, and ultimately a more positive experience for the player.”

The choice also means that the dynamic environment of the game will translate well to mobile format, both with tablet and smartphone, allowing the player to be fully engaged on any device, large or small.

Barbed Arrow, Inc. is the developer and publisher of Grand Arena of Serndall, scheduled for release in mid-summer of 2014. More information about Grand Arena of Serndall is available at Barbed Arrow can also be found on Facebook (barbedarrow) and Twitter (@barbedarrow).

Barbed Arrow is an independent game studio based in Kitchener, Ontario. We make browser-based and mobile games that encourage both collaborative and competitive game play, where your actions have a permanent impact on the game universe.

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