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Unity Awards Open Nominations Begin(May 15, 2012)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/15/12 -- Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, have opened up public nominations for the annual Unity Awards. Nominations for awards categories will be accepted from May 15 through June 15.
The Unity Awards, first celebrated in 2008, recognize the most outstanding examples of games, simulations, visualizations and other projects created using the Unity development platform across a variety of categories. Winners will be revealed in front of the Unity community during a ceremony at Unite 12 in Amsterdam on August 23rd.
"There is a torrent of amazing content created by the Unity community of developers each year," said David Helgason, CEO of Unity Technologies. "It's incredible to have the chance to acknowledge the talented and dedicated groups and individuals who use Unity in ways that continue to inspire us to improve our tools, engine, and company."
Categories for the 2012 Unity Awards include:
- Best Student Project
- Best Technical Achievement
- Best Visual Experience
- Best Gameplay
- Best Serious Game
- Best Non-game
- Community Choice
- Golden Cube (best overall game/project)
Nominations and winners are chosen by the Unity Technologies team with the exception of the Community Choice award which will be voted on by the Unity community starting in July.
To submit a game and find the rules and submission guidelines, visit: http://awards.unityproposals.com/
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 1,000,000 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 12
Unity Technologies is holding Unite 12, its sixth annual developer conference, August 22 - 30, 2012 at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam. Unite 12 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 12 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 12 to give new and inexperienced users a foundation for Unity development. For more information on Unite 12 and the Unity Training Day, visit: http://unity3d.com/unite/.
Unity, Unite, and all other product names are trademarks of Unity Technologies or its subsidiaries or affiliates. All other product names and trademarks belong to their respective holders.
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