SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/23/13 -- Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, today announced a multi-year strategic partnership with Bally Technologies, a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry. By combining the power of the Unity engine with the breadth and depth of Bally Technologies' offerings, Bally Technologies will be able to build the most innovative electronic gaming offerings on the market.
Unity, used by slot manufacturers and online gambling companies around the world to create some of the most exciting and compelling interactive gambling content, is one of the most widely adopted middleware solutions for development in the gambling industry. The Unity developer community is more than 1.5 million developers strong and includes thousands of game studios across the world, both large and small. Unity is an excellent solution for gambling companies (land-based, online & mobile) looking to work with development houses already familiar with the powerful, deep, and efficient development tools.
"Bally Technologies is committed to innovation and delivering the world's most popular and cutting-edge games," said Derik Mooberry, Senior Vice President of Games, Bally Technologies. "We look forward to working closely with Unity Technologies and using the Unity solutions to help continue our innovation and development of highly entertaining game content for casino operators and players."
Unity is known for its efficient design, enabling wild creativity while keeping development cycles and costs down. In-editor play testing allows for lightning fast iteration and the excellent art pipeline enables art assets to be saved from any popular art tool (Photoshop, Maya, Modo, and more) in order to effect change to every instance of that asset across the project automatically.
Game Developers Conference attendees can visit Unity Technologies in South Hall of the Moscone Center #1002 for a demonstration of the Unity development platform. Bally Technologies will on hand in the Career Pavilion at booth #CP2334.
About Bally Technologies, Inc.
With a history dating back to 1932, Las Vegas-based Bally Technologies designs, manufactures, operates, and distributes advanced gaming devices, systems and technology solutions worldwide. Bally's product line includes reel-spinning slot machines, video slots, wide-area progressives, interactive and mobile applications, and Class II, lottery, and central-determination games and platforms. Bally also offers an array of casino management, slot accounting, bonusing, cashless and table management solutions. For more information, please contact Laura Olson-Reyes, Senior Director, Marketing & Corporate Communications, at 702-584-7742, or visit http://www.ballytech.com. Connect with Bally on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.
About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is the creator of Unity, a flexible and high-performance development platform used to make creative and intelligent interactive 3D and 2D experiences. The "author once, deploy everywhere" capability ensures developers can publish to all of the most popular platforms. Unity Technologies boasts a thriving community of 1.5 million developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists. To remain at the forefront of innovation, Unity Technologies tirelessly re-invests in its award-winning 3D development tools and its democratization initiatives, such as the Asset Store digital content marketplace and Union game distribution service. Unity Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Singapore, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit: http://unity3d.com.
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