Adobe surprised the heck out of the internet last night with their announcement of Flash Player 11 and AIR 3, along with Stage3D architecture. I think it’s pretty obvious that they are ready to take online gaming, video, and applications to the next level when these two drop in early October.
As you all know, the internet is a better place with Flash in it, so if this new version 11 can live up to even half of what this press release says, then we are in for some really incredible things. With Flash Player 11 and AIR 3 plus Stage3D, users will enjoy full hardware-accelerated rendering of 2D and 3D graphics at 1000x faster than version 10. We are talking console-quality, 60 frames per second domination on computers with mobile versions on the way.
Some of the gaming industry’s top dogs like Zynga, EA, and Ubisoft have already endorsed this latest release. So if Android users have continued to wonder still to this day why we aren’t seeing as many big time titles as iOS, then prepare yourselves, as this release is surely going to help remedy that situation.
Release is after the break, along with the video introduction of Stage3D by the Adobe crew. (more…)