17th September 2009. San Francisco, CA, US. Unity Technologies today announced that The Amazing Society is the latest is a rapidly growing line up of stellar studios to choose the revolutionary Unity development platform.
The Amazing Society is developing an MMO for all ages with the Unity engine.
Jason Robar, VP of The Amazing Society says,“By selecting the Unity engine, The Amazing Society was able to have players playtesting our core gameplay in a matter of weeks after we started development. Unity really fits well into our agile-based development philosophy of getting to the fun as fast as possible.”
”Unity has always been focused on workflow and quick iteration time”, says Nicholas Francis, Unity Chief Creative Officer,“It’s fantastic to see this being put to use across the spectrum. Being able to land studios of The Amazing Society’s calibre and the games they create is just amazing.”
The Amazing Society is a development studio based in Issaquah, WA. The team is one of the most seasoned in the videogame industry with a combined tally of over 100 videogames shipped. The staff are alumni from the most recognized videogame companies in the world and are currently working on a MMO based on a worldwide brand and looking for super-powered talent to help ship their next heroic effort.
Unity is recognised worldwide as the leading platform for browser based 3D games which offer developers and publishers a sophisticated engine to develop and publish online browser based games which are touted to dominate the games market by 2013. Figures for May 2009 show online games reaching an audience of 87 million in the U.S alone.*
The Unity tools have been hailed as revolutionary for enabling high quality results in an easily accessible development environment. Unity is the fastest growing cross platform engine. More information at: unity3d.com
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*Source: Venturebeat/comScore http://games.venturebeat.com/2009/07/11/as-console-games-slide-online-games-up-22-percent-compared-to-a-year-ago
Unity enables game developers of all sizes to get their game made faster and more efficiently across a variety of platforms. The Unity engine is platform agnostic and significantly expands the reach for developers. As a fully supported deployment platform, developers can now use Unity to drive development of the best games on iPhone, Mac and PC as well as the Wii console. unity3d.com
About Amazing Society
The Amazing Society is a Casual MMO development studio in Issaquah, WA comprised of industry veterans who are passionate about making great games for the entire family. www.amazingsociety.com