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Gabe Newell wins over developers with free HTC Vives

Valve founder Gabe Newell made a brief speech at this year’s Vision Summit 2016 organised by Unity, in which he broke down some of the exciting announcements coming at the event. However he seemed particularly pumped about what he called his “Oprah moment,” in the latter half of the speech, …

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Does the Unity Engine have an image problem?

Despite not having quite the visual pedigree of the Unreal Engine or CryEngine series of developmental tools, Unity is a world wide respected piece of software that has been used by millions to create thousands of games. However, according to the company’s CEO John Riccitiello, the fact that so many people …

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Unity Engine will fully support Microsoft Hololens

Microsoft announced the Hololens back in January and recently showed the device off a bit more at its annual Build conference last night. Now, Unity, the company behind the popular Unity Engine has announced that it will be fully supporting the augmented reality lenses. The announcement was made in an …

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Nintendo pulls down fan-made Mario 64 level

The internet was pleasantly surprised last week when a fan-made, HD remake of Mario 64’s first level was made available online for people to play in their browser. Thanks to the power of the Unity engine, we could all be whisked back to the mid-90s, where Nintendo was ruling the roost …

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Ubisoft to launch third AC: Unity patch this week

Ubisoft is finally getting around to fixing up the bulk of Assassin Creed Unity’s issues this week, including the game’s broken multiplayer, animations and AI alongside specific frame rate issues. The third patch is said to be the biggest yet and will be hitting the PC, Xbox One and PS4 at different …

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Former EA head appointed Unity CEO

The former head of EA, John Riccitello, has now been appointed as the new CEO of Unity Technologies while company co-founder and ex-CEO, David Helgason, will be taking a step back to serve as the Executive Vice President of Strategy and Communications. Riccitello had resigned from EA during March of …

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Unity technologies is not up for sale

Last week it was reported that the Unity development platform may be up for sale, with presentations outlining the company’s business value hitting the desks of Microsoft and Google amongst other companies. However, Unity co-founder, Joachim Ante has since denied these rumors, stating that while several partners have tried discussing …

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The Unity development platform might be up for sale

Unity has been a hit with indie game developers, providing the tools to create high quality games on a budget. However, it looks like the platform may soon have a new owner as Unity is reportedly up for sale. A presentation outlining the value of the business is apparently doing …

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Assassin’s Creed Unity will have micro-transactions

Following on from last night’s report that Ubisoft wants to take PC gaming ‘more seriously’, it has been revealed that Assassin’s Creed Unity will contain Micro-Transactions for those who would rather pay for progress than play the game. Assassin’s Creed IV had a similar option, users could buy ‘DLC’ resource …

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Rob Zombie and Tony Moore collaborate on AC: Unity history

Musician and director Rob Zombie isn’t necessarily the man you’d associate with explaining the real history behind something as nuanced as the French Revolution, but that’s what’s happened. He’s teamed up with comic book artist Tony Moore (of Walking Dead fame) to give the world an animated, comic and violent …

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