San Francisco, CA – December 17th 2008. Unity Technologies, the 3D game development tool provider for creating console-quality games for the desktop and the Web, today announced the availability of Unity 1.0.1 for Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch platform.
David Helgason, CEO of Unity Technologies commented, “With Unity iPhone 1.0.1 we’ve improved performance beyond what is reasonably achievable even with homebrew development, and the toolset is of course lightyears ahead of that.”
Matthew Wenger CEO of Flashbang Studios added, "Using Unity for !Rebolt! on iPhone allowed us to focus on making fun and great-looking content from day one without having to develop tons of intermediate technology from scratch."
“Unity has proven to be an incredible tool in prototyping and developing content for iPhone, browser and download distribution,” said Jeff Murray, Director of Game Development at Fuel. “We continue to break new ground in our ongoing Unity iPhone and Unity Pro development and can’t wait to see where Unity goes next!” Fuel Games, a multi-platform developer, is currently employing Unity3d in several original and client-based projects.
Whether on an iPhone or an iPod Touch, you will be able to dazzle your audience with the finest content available in the App Store. 2D or 3D, touch or tilt — if you can think it, you will be able to build it.
More information: http://unity3d.com/unity/whats-new/iphone-1.0.1
For more information please contact: Alison Beasley, Lincoln Bealsey PR.
M: + 44 (0) 7966 449130 E: Alison@lincolnbeasley.co.uk
Since its launch in 2005, Unity has enabled game developers of all sizes to get their game made faster and more efficiently across a variety of platforms. With support of the iPhone platform, the Unity engine becomes platform agnostic and significantly expands the reach and capabilities of the tool. As a fully supported deployment platform, developers can now use Unity to drive development of the best games to iPhone’s massive mobile market and beyond.
About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is a 3D game development tool provider, enabling the creation of totally dynamic online content that rivals the newest games on the console market. Based in Copenhagen with an office in San Francisco, CA, Unity provides tools to game developers and creative visualization professionals alike to deliver the best 3D web content. The Unity engine is currently being used by leading game developers, educational institutions and industry visionaries including: Smashing Ideas, Trigger, Freeverse, Shockwave.com, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Flashbang Studios, ThreeMelons and Skyworks Technologies. For more information, visit http://unity3d.com.