This story incorrectly attributed two quotes. Martin Best, Mozilla's game platform strategist, noted that the pace of development on ASM.js has impressed him, while Vlad Vukicevic, engineering director for Firefox at Mozilla, said that the company still had work to do on ASM.js.
The debut of the Web-based game Monster Madness heralds the rise of HTML5 and the descent of browser plugins.
With asm.js and WebGL technologies, Mozilla's browser-based mobile OS will soon get games like Where's My Water.
Following news from Epic that the Unreal Engine 4 will be optimized for Firefox, Mozilla and Unity reveal a Unity add-on for bringing Unity-built games to the Web with asm.js and WebGL.
Two new browsers have followed Firefox with support for the Web-based 3D gaming engine. But Chrome and Opera don't use Firefox's asm.js technology approach.
A Mozilla programmer has demonstrated how ASM.js is powerful enough to handle decoding raw-format photos. Might it help startup Pics.io?