SOURCE: Unity Technologies

Unity Technologies

November 12, 2010 08:00 ET

Unity Technologies Honors the Best Content Being Created With Unity

Announces Award Winners of the 2010 Unity Awards

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 12, 2010) - Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity development platform for interactive 3D content on the web, mobile and console, announced the winners of the 2010 Unity Awards at the Awards Ceremony during Unite 2010, the company's fourth annual developer conference.

This year's winners are:

  • Grand Prix: Air Attack HD by Art In Games
  • Best Gameplay: Colorbind by Nonverbal
  • Best Visual Design: The Uncanny Fish Hunt by Uncanny Games
  • Best Mobile Game: Rimelands : Hammer of Thor by Dicework Games
  • Best Non-game: LoveMyHome by ILP

In addition Unity Technologies honored the following three Rising Stars -- all small or independent developers who are doing great work:

  • Uncanny Fish Fish Hunt by Uncanny Games
  • Pirates of New Horizons by Exit Strategy Entertainment
  • Crowned by Gregor Falk

"This has been a huge year for Unity games -- they've been bigger, better and awesomer," Nicholas Francis, Chief Creative Officer of Unity Technologies. "We saw hundreds of impressive entries for this year's Unity Awards where we recognize the very best being created with Unity, and we'd like to congratulate this year's winners, the nominees and everyone else who used Unity to create amazing things."

The judging was done by the Unity team including several people who have entered or won Unity Awards in the past including Shawn White, Robert Cupisz and Kuba Cupisz. Shawn White, the emcee for this year's awards ceremony, has won multiple Unity Awards while working at Flashbang Studios and was honored to give back to the community as a recent hire at Unity Technologies.

About Unite 2010
Unity Technologies is holding Unite 2010, its fourth annual developer conference for artists, programmers, designers, researchers, publishers and enthusiasts, November 10-12, at the historic Marché Bonsecours in Old Montreal, Canada following the Montreal International Game Summit. Unite 2010 offers three days of material including advanced hands-on classes and technical sessions, and there is plenty of time to network, socialize and have fun. Unite 2010 is sponsored by Intel, Nvidia, Design3, Electrotank, Exit Games, Mixamo, Qualcomm and Panasonic. For more information on Unite 2010, go to http://unity3d.com/unite/.

About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is revolutionizing the game industry, was named one of the top five game companies of 2009 by Gamasutra after just four years on the market and received Develop Magazine's coveted Grand Prix and Technical Innovation Awards and The Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award in 2010. Today Unity Technologies has more than 250,000 registered users worldwide -- including Bigpoint, Cartoon Network, Coca-Cola, Disney, Electronic Arts, LEGO, Microsoft, NASA, Ubisoft, Warner Bros., large and small studios, independent professionals, students and hobbyists -- using the Unity platform to develop high-quality interactive 3D content for the web, mobile and console. Unity Technologies is one of the fastest growing software companies and is aggressively innovating to expand usability, power and platform reach 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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