SOURCE: Unity Technologies
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2011) - Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity development platform for awesome games and interactive 3D on the web, iOS, Android, consoles and beyond, today announced that Game Developer Magazine readers named Unity the #1 game engine they use for both traditional and casual games.
"The increase in popularity of Unity over the past two years has been remarkable," said Mark Deloura in the May issue of Game Developer Magazine. "Licensed game engines are an increasingly popular tool for developers working hard to realize their vision."
This latest recognition follows several recent accolades, including Unity Technologies being named a Media Momentum One to Watch, Telegraph Tech Start-Up 100, AlwaysOn's OnMobile Top 100 Private Company, Game Developers Conference (GDC) Best of Show, TiEcon 50 Finalist and Red Herring 100 North America Finalist.
"It's such an honor to continue to be recognized by the development community and industry," said David Helgason, CEO of Unity Technologies. "Since we launched Unity in 2005, it has gone from garage obscurity to a standard for hundreds of thousands of developers creating amazing games. As we look ahead the Unity team remains laser focused on our broad goals democratizing not just technology but game development itself, and on dazzling our customers with blindingly polished technology."
About Unite 11
Unity Technologies is holding Unite 11, its fifth annual developer conference, September 28 - 30, 2011 at the Masonic Center in San Francisco. Unite 11 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 11 will offer three days of learning including advanced hands-on class tutorials, technical sessions and an opportunity to attend awesome parties. For more information on Unite 11, simply visit: http://unity3d.com/unite/.
About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is revolutionizing the game industry with Unity, its award-winning breakthrough development platform. Unity Technologies has more than 500,000 registered users worldwide -- including Bigpoint, Cartoon Network, Coca-Cola, Disney, Electronic Arts, LEGO, Microsoft, NASA, Nickelodeon, Ubisoft, Warner Bros., large and small studios, indies, students and hobbyists -- all using Unity to create games and interactive 3D, like training simulations and medical and architectural visualizations, on the web, mobile, consoles and beyond. Unity Technologies is aggressively innovating to expand usability, power and platform reach along with its Asset Store digital content marketplace and Union game distribution service so that it can deliver on its vision of democratizing interactive 3D technology. Unity Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco and has development offices worldwide. For more information, visit: http://unity3d.com.