AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire -08/23/12)- Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, announced the winners of the 2012 Unity Awards on August 23rd at the Unite 2012 conference in Amsterdam.
Unity Technologies began the Unity Awards to honor the developers creating the best video games and interactive 3D applications using the Unity development platform. This year's winners are:
Golden Cube - Total War Battles by The Creative Assembly and SEGA
Community Choice - Dead Trigger by Madfinger Games
Best Gameplay - Beat Sneak Bandit by Simogo
Best Visual Experience - Escape Plan by FunBits and SCEA
Best Technical Achievement - Dead Trigger by Madfinger Games
Best Student Game - Pulse by Team Pixel Pi from the Vancouver Film School
Best Serious Game - Powers of Minus Ten by Green Eye Visualization
Best Non-game - Bats! Furry Fliers of the Night by Bookerella and Story Worldwide
The judging for the awards was done by the Unity Technologies team over a series of weeks. Nominees were whittled down to the few most impressive finalists and then voted on in a blind poll.
Open nominations for the next Unity Awards will begin in Spring 2013.
About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is the creator of Unity, an intuitive and flexible development platform used to make wildly creative and intelligently interactive 3D and 2D content. The "author once, deploy everywhere" capability ensures developers can publish to all of the most popular platforms. Unity Technologies boasts a thriving community of over 1.2 million registered developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists. Unity Technologies aggressively re-invests in its award-winning 3D development tools and democratization initiatives, such as the Asset Store digital content marketplace and Union game distribution service, in order to remain at the forefront of innovation. Unity Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Canada, China, Denmark, Lithuania, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Japan and Korea. For more information, visit: http://unity3d.com.
About Unite 2012
Unity Technologies is holding Unite 2012, its sixth annual developer conference, August 22 - 30, 2012 at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. Unite 2012 is an event for developers, publishers, enthusiasts and others interested in Unity to come together to learn more about the market-leading platform for creating high quality video games, training simulations, medical and architectural visualizations and other 3D interactive content -- and how to get the most out of it.
Unite 2012 offers three days of learning including advanced hands-on class tutorials, technical sessions and an opportunity to attend awesome parties. Unity Technologies will host a Unity Training Day on August 21, the day before Unite 2012 to give new and inexperienced users a foundation for Unity development. For more information on Unite 2012 and the Unity Training Day, visit: http://unity3d.com/unite/.
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