Bringing Unity to the Facebook Canvas

Unity's web player is a popular choice for many developers to get their game out to the public, and Facebook's announcement from the Unite 2013 Conference yesterday will offer developers another route to the players. Support for the Unity web player in the Facebook Canvas has been vastly improved. As part of Facebook's drive to... Continue Reading →

Unity opens up their own advertising service for developers with Unity Cloud

One of Unity's strengths is the cross-platform element, which reduces the friction for developers when coding their applications. Unity have increased the flexibility of the platform with the announcement of the Unity Cloud, here at Unite 2013 in Vancouver. While Unity thought that the community would take the challenge of cloud services on board, the... Continue Reading →

Here’s why you can’t ignore mobile gaming

A numerical thought for the day from Unite 2013. It's taken 35 years for the PC to go from the first Apple to 'peak PC' in 2012 which saw 1.5 billion units sold. Depending on how you count some of the early handsets, the smartphone market has gone from zero sales (2002 ish) to 2... Continue Reading →

Unity Developers Conference 2013 – Live

Roving reporter, Forbes contributor, mobile expert, veteran blogger, noted commentator, cultural podcaster, rock dj,muppet wrangler and Eurovision legend, Ewan Spence is currently out in Vancouver, Canada for the Unity developers conference - UNITE 2013. Ewan will be providing on the spot reportage, live coverage and terrifyingly in-depth analysis of the conference, for the benefit of... Continue Reading →

Cross Creative 2013 Now Open – You Need To Do This People…

Cross Creative is one of those amazing, unique and pioneering projects that you can't quite believe exists.  It's supported by several major organisations including Channel 4, Creative Scotland and Scottish Enterprise and over the last several years, it has included participants from many of the country's leading game developers, animators, technology companies and creative studios.... Continue Reading →

Serious Parody Urging Support For Crowd Funded Wrestling Game

We're massive fans of companies helping each other out.  Everybody wins.  So when Dundee's Serious Parody contacted us to ask if we could mention their support of another indie developing a wrestling title, we couldn't very well say no. Here's the official word... Serious Parody today announced that the company are throwing their support behind... Continue Reading →

Politicians Disagree Over Tax Breaks For Games – Live On TV…

...complete with basic errors and added Darth Vader.  The issue of tax breaks for the games industry refuses to disappear, despite being turned down by Chancellor George Osborne in his first budget, earlier this year. On today's BBC Politics show, shadow minister for international development Gareth Thomas clashed with Liberal MP Tom Brake on whether... Continue Reading →

Canadian Developers Receive Multi-Million Dollar Boost

Following significant activity within the Scottish government at Holyrood and the UK government in Westminster, regarding the issue of tax breaks for game developers, new has emerged that the Canadian government has made a multi-million dollar investment to the country's development community. According to Develop: The Canada Media Fund this month granted CA$12.9 million (£8m)... Continue Reading →

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