Flash to HTML5 Game Conversion

Looking to Convert Your Old Flash Games to Mobile Compatible HTML5?

Now that Flash on the web has been given an end of life date in 2020, you should already be planning for converting any old web based Flash games that you want to keep to HTML5.

If you’re looking to convert your old Flash games, to make them compatible with modern mobile devices in the web browser, we can help.

We’re highly experienced, UK based Flash and HTML5 game developers who can convert anything from a single Flash game right through to an entire catalogue of games for a microsite or a games area of your website.

Don’t We Need the Original Flash Source Files and Code?

We don’t usually need to original source files to convert your Flash game to HTML5. Just a playable build of the old Flash game.

Budget permitting, we usually recommend revisiting game assets and ideally recreating artwork/animations and sound from scratch anyway. This can give your new HTML5 game conversion a more polished, modern look, especially if your games are getting a bit long in the tooth and looking a bit dated.

Because mobile compatibility means catering for touch screens, in many case some rethinking on the gameplay design/controls will be necessary when converting your Flash game.

What Types of Flash Games Can You Convert?

We specialise in producing branded and serious games for business applications. So if you want to convert and update these types of Flash games, you’re in safe hands. Just some of the types of games you should consider converting to HTML5 before Flash’s end of life date, at the end of 2020, are:

Branded Games

Any evergreen web based marketing content that’s Flash based should be converted to HTML5 if you don’t want to risk losing it.

We’re one of UK’s leading specialists in producing branded games, with around a decade of experience creating games to help promote brands, products and services.

So whether you want to convert just one branded Flash game to HTML5, or a whole catalogue, we’ve got it covered. We’re totally comfortable working to the strictest of brand guidelines while producing visuals. So if you want to completely update brand visuals for your new HTML5 conversion, we can help with that too.

Serious Games

Any web based Flash games that you use for serious applications such as business training and education should be converted to HTML5.

Again, it’s probably also a good opportunity to look at updating the material and refreshing visuals as part of the conversion process.

We can also look at reviewing your current learning objectives and expanding, revising and updating the content as part of the game conversion process to better meet your current goals.

How Much Will It Cost to Convert Our Flash Game(s) to HTML5?

This isn’t an easy question to answer. It’s very much dependent on the complexity of the original game(s) you want to convert.

If you send us a link to the current live version of your game(s), we’ll be able to advise you and put together a plan and a fixed price quote to convert your game to HTML5.

What is the Process for Converting Flash Games to HTML5?

The Flash to HTML5 game conversion process starts by taking a look at the existing Flash version of your game. From here we can produce a spec and plan for the new HTML5 conversion of your game.

Doing a direct 1:1 conversion of your Flash game isn’t usually a good idea. So we do everything by hand. We don’t use any automated scripts or code translation tools, but rewrite code from scratch.

We can also produce new assets where necessary as part of the converiosn process, including artwork, animation and sound. This ensures you get the best possible end product. In most cases the new HTML5 version of your game will be significantly better than the original Flash game.

One of the main reasons for converting a Flash game to HTML5 is bring to it up-to-date by making it compatible with mobile devices. This usually requires a rethink on controls and possibly game mechanics. Otherwise your new HTML5 game won’t work well (if at all) on mobile touch screens. So we can advise you on that and do any game redesign work as part of the game conversion process too.

Then there’s the different screen sizes you’re going to want to support for cross-device compatibility. We can update game designs and layouts to use responsive design. This will make the new HTML5 conversion of your game work well and look great across different screen sizes and aspect ratios.

Once we’ve nailed all of that down we’ll be able to get to work. You’ll also get to see work we’ve done as we progress.

Our Flash to HTML5 Game Conversion Services

We’re highly experienced Flash and HTML5 game developers who cover the full Flash to HTML5 game conversion service. Just supply the old flash game web link or swf file and we’ll formulate a plan and make recommendations to convert your Flash game to HTML5, so it works on smartphones and tablets as well as desktop computers.

Using our vast experience in designing games to work across a multitude of devices, we cover everything from game design tweaks to producing revised and improved assets, coding and the final HTML5 build.

We can also tweak, revise and expand your current Flash game in other ways too. We can add additional features and content including extra/redesigned levels & characters, expanded game mechanics, and more.

Our HTML5 Game Engine

Using our own HTML5 game engine provides the code for many high level game specific functions pre-written. This allows us to streamline the Flash to HTML5 game conversion process, while not compromising on quality. We’re not constantly reinventing the wheel and can focus your budget and the time we have on what matters, your specific Flash game conversion.

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If you need a quote for a Flash to HTML5 game conversion project, or just some more general advice, please don’t hesitate to get in touch and we’ll be happy to help.

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