SOURCE: Unity Technologies

Unity Technologies

September 28, 2011 15:00 ET

Unite 11: Unity Technologies to Bring Union Games to Nokia N9 Mobile Platform

Union Content Distribution Service to Bring Multiple Games to Nokia's Mobile Platform

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 28, 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 it will bring Unity-authored titles to Nokia's new N9 touch-screen smartphone and mobile platform. Union, Unity's content distribution arm will provide several titles to consumers through the Ovi Store.

"Today, we are glad to announce that we will bring Unity-authored titles to Nokia's N9 device," said Unity Technologies CEO David Helgason. "The N9 is an awesome entry into a very competitive market and we're looking forward to providing Nokia with some of the best titles that Unity developers have created."

N9 is Nokia's latest and greatest entry into the competitive touch screen smartphone market. Featuring a sleek button-less unibody design, a 3.9 inch curved glass AMOLED display, a powerful 8 mega pixel camera, and Dolby sound, the N9 is coming into the smartphone market with a full complement of technological weaponry.

About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is revolutionizing the game industry with Unity, its award-winning breakthrough development platform. Unity Technologies has more than 650,000 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.

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About Union
Union is a business unit of Unity Technologies, dedicated to syndicating high quality video games to mobile phones, app stores, tablets, set-top boxes, connected TVs and other emerging platforms. Union works closely with Unity's video game developers and publishers to build a portfolio of premium gaming titles. Union then adapts, localizes and syndicates this content to app stores, mobile phones and other platforms, as appropriate to the medium, helping developers access technically or commercially challenging monetization opportunities and providing platform partners with a rich gaming experience for their consumers. Union provides an 80 percent revenue share to its developers. For more information, visit: http://unity3d.com/union.

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. David Brevik, the President and COO of Gazillion Entertainment and Co-Creator and Lead Programmer of Diablo and Diablo II, will give the opening keynote. This year's sponsors include AikenLabs, Allegorithmic, Autodesk, design3, Electrotank, Exit Games, Intel, Kongregate, Luxology, Massive Black, Mixamo, NVIDIA, OpenFeint, Qualcomm, SoftKinetic and Sony Ericsson. Unity Technologies is hosting a Flash Day on September 27, the day before Unite 11 kicks off to give Flash users a crash course in Unity development. For more information on Unite 11 and Flash Day, visit: http://unity3d.com/unite/.

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