San Francisco, CA - October 2, 2012 - Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, announced a multi-year strategic partnership with IGT. IGT will showcase games created in Unity at IGT's booth (#2241 and #2637) at G2E in Las Vegas from October 1-4. Unity Technologies will also demonstrate their industry leading development technology at Unity's booth (#1327).
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 on its way to becoming one of the most widely used middleware solutions for development in the gambling industry. The Unity developer community counts 1.2 million registered developers strong and includes thousands of game studios across the world. 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.
"We are excited by the opportunities offered by combining IGT's world-class platform and game development, with the power and productivity of the Unity engine," said Chris Satchel, CTO, IGT. "This is an important step in helping us produce our next generation of industry leading games."
Unity, a development platform most widely used in video games, 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 allows art assets to be saved from any popular art tool (Photoshop, Maya, Modo, etc.) and affect change to every instance of that asset across the project automatically.
Conference attendees can visit Unity Technologies at booth #1327 for a demonstration of the Unity development platform. IGT can be found at booth #2241 and #2637.
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 over 1.2 million 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.
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