Unity Student & Faculty Commercial Deal Extended

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Exciting News! We’ve just learned that Unity Technologies has agreed to extend the special offer for the Unity Student & Faculty Commercial Complete Suite until April 15th, 2013.  This is great news for teachers and students – it is a 73% savings off the retail of the commercial version. The current product includes Unity 4 Pro, Team License, Android Pro, … Read More

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New Resource for Learning Unity 3D

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Unity Technologies has just launched Unity Learn an amazing all-all-in one resource for helping you master Unity 3D. It includes tutorials, training, articles and even support. Plus you will find high quality assets that will help teach and inspire you. Unity can help you create interactive and content that will you wow your users and now with all these resources … Read More

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Unity Collaborates with Facebook & Qualcomm

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Great News for Unity 3D Fans!   Facebook is collaborating with Unity to make magic happen. Facebook is deploying a new web player to make it faster and easier for users to download and play Unity games. Facebook will soon offer a free package to the Unity Asset store that will combine the Facebook API (Application Program Interface) with a simple … Read More

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Unity & App Store “Best of 2012 Games” List

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Seventeen Unity-made games and apps were featured in Apple’s App Store USA Best of 2012 list. These games represented many categories including Casual Games, Best New Ways to Play and Best Showpiece Games. Unity’s game engine is the most popular among mobile game developers, and for good reason. The iPad game of the year, The Room, by Fireproof Games, captivated … Read More

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Exporting 3D Models as 2D Sprites

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There was a comment on our blog recently that asked whether or not it’s possible to use a 3D Design package like the Autodesk Maya 3D Animation software to create 2D Animations. This is entirely possible and the workflow is used widely in 2D video game development. The basic workflow consists of creating your model in your 3D modeling software … Read More

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Global Game Jam 2013 – Are You Ready?

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Dream of collaborating with thousands of Video Game Creators around the world? YOU CAN at Global Game Jam. This year, Global Game Jam 2013, takes place January 25th through January 27th. There are currently, a record breaking, 275 development sites from 58 different countries registered including the prestigious MIT Game Lab, School of Visual Arts in New York, and many … Read More

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GameSalad – Game Creation for Everyone

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All You Need to Know about GameSalad! GameSalad is a 2D Video Game Development Engine. The GameSalad Creator is a piece of software that you use to develop video games with. It streamlines the game design process by eliminating the need for extensive programming and instead takes a drag & drop approach to game design. So if GameSalad doesn’t utilize … Read More

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Yay! Unity 4 Pro Released

kristielGame Design & Development Tools, New Releases, Unity Game Development

Since it was announced in June, this highly anticipated release of Unity 4 Pro has had Video Game Developers drooling. The new version offers increased rendering power, redesigned animation system, and many more optimizations for graphics and special-effects. It is destined to inspire a new level of game development. The new animation system in Unity 4 named “Mecanim” makes it … Read More

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Student Promotion Code for Game Development Software

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Special Student Offer – ArcadeHype.com and Studica.com have partnered up to bring students around the world exclusive access to promotions on game development software through the ArcadeHype Gaming Network. Our first promotion available is a 5% discount promo code on GameSalad Creator Pro – an award winning game development tool for game developers and creative professionals. This student promotion code … Read More

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