SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/07/13 -- Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, have opened up public nominations for their annual Unity Awards event held during the Unite conference, this year at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, Canada. Nominations for awards categories will be accepted through June 30.
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 2013 in Vancouver on August 29th.
"When we began creating Unity so many years ago, we had high hopes, but seeing the continuous and shockingly rapid improvement of the interactive games and experiences made with Unity is mind-blowing," said David Helgason, CEO of Unity Technologies. "Having the chance to recognize these projects and the talented men and women that so passionately create them is one of the best parts of our year. These individuals and organizations are what drive the technology forward and help us strive to make our technology more powerful and more complete."
Categories for the 2012 Unity Awards include:
•Best 3D Visual Experience •Best 2D Visual Experience •Best Technical Achievement •Best Gameplay •Best Student Project •Best VizSim Project •Best Non-game Project •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 beginning in July.
To find the rules and submission guidelines and submit a project for consideration, please visit: http://unityawards2013.unityproposals.com/
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 1.8 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.
About Unite 2013
Unity Technologies is holding Unite 2013, its seventh annual developer conference, August 28 - 30, 2013 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, Canada. Unite 2013 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 2013 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 27, the day before Unite 2013 to give new and inexperienced users a foundation for Unity development through a full day of hands-on work. For more information on Unite 2013 and the Unity Training Day, visit: http://unity3d.com/unite/unite2013/.
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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