06/27/2013, Earlier today, Microsoft and Unity have made a joint announcement about the fact that Unity is coming to Xbox One, and that Microsoft Developers who already have a Unity Pro 4 license will get the Windows support (re-compiling the game on Windows/Xbox 1) for free (a $1500 value). If you are unfamiliar with Unity, it is a game-engine that comes with all kinds of ready-to-use libraries (graphics, physics, collisions, particles…). […]
03/28/2013, Unity 4 has launched, and a lot of game developers worldwide are extremely enthusiastic about it. For end-users like you and I, it means that more games (and better games) will be available across all platforms, and for game developers, it means more features, better tools and a larger opportunity to leverage their work (make money) on new platforms. In you are not familiar with Unity, it’s a cross-platform game […]
03/26/2013, Rightware, the creator of the Browsermark web browser performance suite and Kanzi, the UX powering Audi automobiles, is getting ready to launch a cross-platform graphics/gaming benchmark called Basemark X. This is a 3D “game-like” application built on the Unity Engine 4.0 which aims at simulating the workload experienced by the hardware when running demanding games. The benchmark will work across iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8+, so when this comes […]
02/20/2012, Windows Phone device owners might have quite a number of titles to choose from when it comes to gaming, but one thing that the platform has been missing when compared to Android and iOS is the support for Unity 3D games. As of now, Windows Phone only allows apps created with Silverlight or XNA – a problem for Unity since the engine isn’t written in either of those languages. However, […]
01/20/2012, If you miss playing Counter-Strike but don’t want to bother reinstalling on Steam or digging up old CDs of the game, you’re in luck. A couple of developers have managed to recreate Counter-Strike 1.6 with the Unity engine and files from the original game. Multiplayer is supported, along with bots for single player! Who would’ve thought this day would come?
09/28/2011, Looking forward to playing Shadowgun on your iPhone or iPad? Well, good news – because one of the most highly anticipated games of 2011 is finally here. The 3rd person Gears of War-inspired shooter is now available for your iOS devices. Featuring jaw dropping graphics and action-packed gameplay, Shadowgun puts players into the role of a professional bounty hunter in the year 2350 where he has to take down an […]
01/12/2011, The Blitz Agency has demonstrated an software interface that allows non C++ applications to get the skeletal data from Kinect, and therefore makes it accessible to a whole new (application) world. Who knows what’s going to come out of this one, but it’s not hard to imagine a new realm of motion-driven casual games, and new user interfaces for applications that traditionally relied only on the mouse and keyboard. How […]
10/26/2010, Ubuntu 11.04 will replace its GNOME interface with Unity, which is a totally new interface that sees action in Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition. GNOME might come with panels at the top and bottom of the display, but Unity will instead feature a top panel and a panel on the left side that can be utilized to launch apps as well as access already running apps in a jiffy. While Unity […]