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Flash Takes Another Step Towards Death As Unity Drops Support

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Oh, Flash. Remember when there was still a little reason to believe that it wasn’t a dying medium? When the angry Android masses swore up and down that the absence of Flash would be the death of iOS… only for Adobe to kill their Android effort after just a year?...
Flash Takes Another Step Towards Death As Unity Drops Support
Unity 4 will let devs "do so much more with so much less"
Unity's David Helgason on why next-gen consoles are embracing indies (interview)

LG, Unity Technologies team up to bring video games to Smart TVs

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Unity Technologies and electronics manufacturing giant LG are teaming up to bring video games to Smart TVs in 2012. The deal is similar to one LG recently made with cloud gaming service Gaikai and is all part of the company’s plan to market its line of products as all-in-one multimedia...
LG, Unity Technologies team up to bring video games to Smart TVs

Wooga CEO Jens Begemann on how the social gaming startup rivals giants like EA and Zynga

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Under the fresh ‘TNW Profile’ banner, we regularly shine a light on great European entrepreneurs and startup founders, to learn more about their journey and their business, and what drives them personally. We kicked off our series of Q&A-styled TNW Profile interviews with Unity co-founder and CEO David Helgason, and...
Wooga CEO Jens Begemann on how the social gaming startup rivals giants like EA and Zynga

Unity 4.0 now on sale with DirectX 11 support, Linux publishing preview, new animation tools and more

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The Unity game engine and development platform has reached the 4.0 milestone and is now available for purchase with a slew of new features onboard. Headlining the update are DirectX 11 support, new animation tools and an add-on for publishing games to Flash. In addition, Tux is getting some...
Unity 4.0 now on sale with DirectX 11 support, Linux publishing preview, new animation tools and more

Unity Game Engine Goes Free For iOS And Android Developers

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The barrier to entry for the Unity game rendering engine for developers on iOS and Android has gotten lower, as use of Unity tech is now free on both mobile platforms. Unity CEO David Helgason announced the changed terms today during the Unite Nordic trade conference, according to Pocket Gamer’s...
Unity Game Engine Goes Free For iOS And Android Developers

Amsterdam-based Rockstart Accelerator's first graduates head to Silicon Valley

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Amsterdam-based Rockstart Accelerator, one of the many, many startup accelerators in Europe, is taking the first class of startups who’ve graduated from its six-month program stateside this month. The accelerator, which counts Amazon CTO Werner Vogels among its startup mentors, will be showcasing its first batch of startups (see list...
Amsterdam-based Rockstart Accelerator's first graduates head to Silicon Valley

TNW Profile: Unity CEO David Helgason talks about trends in gaming, and his business

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Under the fresh ‘TNW Profile’ banner, I’m committing myself to regularly shining a light on great European entrepreneurs and startup founders, to learn more about their journey and their business, and what drives them personally. We’re kicking off our series of Q&A-styled TNW Profile interviews with serial entrepreneur David Helgason,...
TNW Profile: Unity CEO David Helgason talks about trends in gaming, and his business

Unity vs. Section 3.3.1

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David Helgason on the Unity weblog: Unity learned of these changes with the rest of you just last Thursday and today, there remains a great deal of uncertainty about these changes being final and what we may need to do to comply. We’re meeting with Apple next week to discuss...
Unity vs. Section 3.3.1

Unity makes its Android and iOS video game development tools free to small and independent studios

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Unity Technologies, the company behind the Unity cross-platform video game engine and development software, announced today that its mobile tools are now free for small and independent studios. The Unity engine has been free to emerging developers since 2009, but it only supported deployment on PC, Mac and the Web....
Unity makes its Android and iOS video game development tools free to small and independent studios

Oculus Rift head-mounted display finds funding from developers

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Oculus Rift The idea of a mass-market virtual reality headset that totally immerses players in a game world died out pretty quickly in the '90s, a time when the technology wasn't quite up to the heady concept. Now, a hardware designer named Palmer Luckey thinks that technology has finally...
Oculus Rift head-mounted display finds funding from developers

Unity drops licensing fee on game engine for mobile developers

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Indie developers have been able to take advantage of a free version of the Unity engine for desktop game development some time now, and starting today they can extend that development to mobile games at no added cost. The company's confirmed that it's dropping the $800 licensing fee for...
Unity drops licensing fee on game engine for mobile developers

TNW Profile: Credictive founder Ela Madej on being ‘a woman in tech’, Rainbows and Unicorns

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Under the relatively fresh ‘TNW Profile’ banner, we regularly shine a light on great European entrepreneurs and startup founders, to learn more about their journey and their business, and what drives them personally. We kicked off our series of Q&A-styled TNW Profile interviews with Unity co-founder and CEO David Helgason...
TNW Profile: Credictive founder Ela Madej on being ‘a woman in tech’, Rainbows and Unicorns
Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 will support the Unity game engine

Unity and Nintendo partner to bring Unity Engine, and its 1.2 million devs, to Wii U

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Unity Engine is best known for supporting mobile and digital titles, but CEO David Helgason sees his company's engine as more flexible than that. Nintendo apparently does as well, partnering with Unity on a worldwide licensing agreement that offers first- and third-party engine access to Wii U developers. The...
Unity and Nintendo partner to bring Unity Engine, and its 1.2 million devs, to Wii U
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