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Unity Draws From EA Well Again for New CEO

Unity has announced that its new CEO is former Zynga COO and EA exec Matthew Bromberg, who will take the role later this month. Per a Unity press release, Bromberg will become Unity's CEO on May…

May 2, 2024 | 10:52 EDT

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Unity CEO John Riccitiello Retiring After Runtime Fee Controversy

Today Unity announced that former CEO John Riccitiello is stepping down from the position effective immediately.  He's also leaving his roles as President, Chairman, and a member of the Company’s…

October 9, 2023 | 07:06 EDT

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Unity Announces Revised Pricing Policy Following Massive Backlash From Developers

Today Unity revealed a rather radical change to the new pricing policy announced a while ago, following the massive backlash from many of its developers and the wider gaming industry.  The…

September 22, 2023 | 02:10 EDT

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Unity Apologizes for "Confusion and Angst" Due to Runtime Fee Policy; Promises Changes

After shocking the industry by publishing a new pricing structure for developers using its engine, Unity took to X (formerly Twitter) to apologize and promise change.  The company said on Sunday…

September 17, 2023 | 08:07 EDT

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Unity Developers Outraged After Major Pricing Change [UPDATED]

Shocking everyone today, Unity announced a new pricing scheme charging developers per installed copy of their game, continuing a trend of decisions that have been criticized by many. The new fees…

September 13, 2023 | 05:43 EDT

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Unity Gaming Services Launched To Make Life Easier For Devs

Unity has launched a suite of new tools intended to help developers with analytics, multiplayer features, and other important backend services in their games. Unity Gaming Services include voice chat…

October 21, 2021 | 01:05 EDT

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Turok ARPG and Voltron Strategy Game Announced for Some Reason

Turok: Escape from Lost Valley and Voltron: Cubes of Olkarion have been announced seemingly out of nowhere. These two new games published by Universal Studios Interactive Entertainment are very…

July 8, 2019 | 08:45 EDT

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Unity Seeks to Raise $125m in Funding, Potentially Doubling its Valuation

Game engine maker Unity is seeking to raise $125 million in Series E funding, a move that could reveal that its valuation as a company has doubled from $3 billion to $6 billion in a single stroke.…

May 10, 2019 | 12:15 EDT

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Improbable Offers Final Thoughts on Resolved Dispute With Unity

A dispute with engine maker Unity had created questions about the future of middleware SpatialOS' support of the Unity Engine. Now, with the disagreement coming to an amicable close, that is no…

January 17, 2019 | 04:06 EST

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Unity Updates Terms of Service, Hosting AMA Today

After last week's controversy involving Unity and Improbable, Unity has once again updated their Terms of Service. The controversy between both companies was in part due to an update to Section 2.4…

January 16, 2019 | 01:20 EST

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[Update] Unity Changes Terms of Service to Block SpatialOS Tool from Improbable

[Update] One of the games mentioned in the article below, Lazarus, is now now running again. Developer Spilt Milk Studios announced via twitter earlier today that their game Lazarus would shut down…

January 10, 2019 | 01:51 EST


Second Dinner Studios Developing New Marvel Title

Headed by industry veterans, Second Dinner is a new game studio that's now working with a huge name in entertainment - Marvel. Second Dinner announced today that they are partnering with Marvel to…

January 3, 2019 | 09:16 EST

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Asset Flip Title 'Game Tube' Redistributes Steam Keys To Players

Steam sometimes feels like an endless well of less than reputable business practices. No matter how many updates Valve proposes, no matter how many asset flips are reported, it seems that there are…

December 13, 2017 | 07:22 EST

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Shopify Deploys Unity Plugin For Physical In-Game Purchases

Shopify has rolled out Unity Buy, a plugin that allows developers to sell physical goods from within video games as reported by Gamasutra. Shopify is a website that focuses on serving e-commerce…

April 21, 2017 | 08:31 EDT


Unity Christmas Calendar by Devdog Giving Out Over $15k In Prizes

With all the stuff about marketing and sales, it's sometimes easy to forget the sense of community and giving that is supposed to define the holiday season. What, in theory, should be the least…

November 29, 2016 | 11:15 EST

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Facebook is Teaming Up with Unity to Create a Desktop Gaming Platform

Facebook announced a partnership today with game engine company Unity that lets developers port their games using that engine onto Facebook, as well as a new desktop gaming platform that is still in…

August 18, 2016 | 09:30 EDT

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New Unity Store is Live

The new Unity Store is now live according to a post on the Unity blog.The pricing structure of the Unity engine has changed to a subscription-based model which is now reflected in the new Unity Store…

June 28, 2016 | 11:54 EDT

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Arcen Games announces In Case of Emergency, Release Raptor

In Case of Emergency, Release Raptor has been announced today via a blog post on the Arcen Games website. Arcen Games is a company that was created in 2009 by Chris Park and has since created AI War…

April 19, 2016 | 01:15 EDT

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Clustertruck Preview - Mother Trucking Fun

Clustertruck is, in essence, a first person platformer set entirely on the world's least reliable platforms. You must make it from the start of the level to the finish line without touching the…

February 23, 2016 | 09:00 EST

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Unity 5.1 Released

Unity 5 was released globally just a few short months ago and included many improvements, from introducing the Unity Cloud Build that provides developers with an opportunity to boost productivity and…

June 9, 2015 | 06:25 EDT

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Unity Unifies Developers and Microsoft's HoloLens

We may soon be able to experience games in a more immersive way than ever before, as development engine Unity announced they will be implementing full support for the newly unveiled Microsoft…

April 29, 2015 | 11:20 EDT

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Unity 5's new fully-featured Personal Edition is completely free

No one can argue that competition is really good for the market, as well as the industry. That's why, after Unreal Engine 4 was announced as free yesterday, it comes as no surprise that Unity 5 would…

March 3, 2015 | 11:54 EST

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IMO: Lesson of 2014: Do not Pre-Order!

And so, the year of 2014 has come to pass. Happy New Year to all you lovely readers! Did any of you make any New Year's resolutions? I did. " I shall never again pre-order a game. Ever." As far as I…

January 7, 2015 | 09:00 EST

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New Assassin's Creed Unity DLC will be Free, Coming Very Soon!

In a press release, Ubisoft has announced that the upcoming DLC Campaign for Assassin's Creed Unity, Dead Kings, will be releasing on the 13th of January on Xbox One and PC, while releasing on…

January 6, 2015 | 02:02 EST


AC: Unity Season's Pass Offer has a Catch

Assassin's Creed Unity has had a troublesome road so far as we've detailed previously, but when they modified the Season Pass by making Dead Kings DLC Free and stopped selling it they announced those…

December 18, 2014 | 10:24 EST


CCP Games Shuts Down Fan Remake of Vampire the Masquerade Bloodlines

A few days ago Project Vaulderie received a cease and desist e-mail from CCP Games telling them to stop using all copyrighted materials relating to the game. Without the legal right to use the…

November 24, 2014 | 10:16 EST

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Ubisoft Releases Assassin's Creed V (Unity) Sneak Peek

A few days ago, Kotaku was sent leaked screenshots of Ubisoft's upcoming Assassin's Creed game, codenamed "Unity". While Ubisoft hasn't commented on the leaked screenshot, they have decided to whet…

March 21, 2014 | 12:55 EDT

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Leaked Assassin's Creed 5 game screens take us to Paris

We've been hearing that Ubisoft has two potential Assassin's Creed games in development, which have been codenamed "Unity" and "Comet", and based on some images that were leaked to Kotaku - at least…

March 19, 2014 | 04:28 EDT