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IOC member casts doubt on postponing or moving Tokyo Games

A senior member of the International Olympic Committee is casting doubt on the possibility of postponing, moving or scattering this summer’s Tokyo Games because of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, saying organizers will probably either hold the event or cancel it.

This week’s free game(s): All the Flash you can handle!

I wrote a few weeks back about a game built in Flash called N+, which will soon become impossible to play because of the lack of support for Flash. Well, a programmer calling himself BlueMaxima is trying to save those titles for you, and you can download them all for free right now!

This week’s free game: N

Metanet Software's expansive, yet simple, 2D platformer can be played for free in your browser using Flash. But it won't be supported for long, so play it now!

This week’s free game: Jetpac

Developers Tim and Chris Stamper would later go on to found Rare video game studios and develop the classic platformer "Donkey Kong Country" for the Super Nintendo, which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

This week’s free game: Gahan Wilson’s Ultimate Haunted House

Prolific macabre illustrator Gahan Wilson, who drew for Playboy magazine, the New Yorker and the Matthew Looney series of sci-fi books, died last week at the age of 89. In the early 1990s, he provided the artwork for a quirky horror adventure game that rivaled the brilliance of LucasArt's finest entries to the genre.