Original Link: http://www.sitepoint.com/top-5-best-practices-for-building-html5-games

HTML5 is great because it’s versatile—it’s not specific to a single use case. More important, HTML5 is ubiquitous. It’s on your PC, your phone, your slate device—for all I know, it could even be on your kitchen appliances.

Take these two properties of HTML5—versatility and ubiquity—and it should become pretty clear why so many developers are inspired by it. And, as the proverb goes, “When developers are inspired, they usually write games.” (Okay, maybe I just made that up.)