The Multiplatform Master
A favorite of one million game developers all over the world, Unity is a cross-platform game development engine that supports game development for all major platforms such as cell phones, desktops, tablets, laptops, gaming consoles etc. Unity 4.1, the latest version, was released in March 2013 and allows game developers to develop highly attractive and interactive games for all major operating systems such as Android, iOS, Xbox 360, OS X, Windows, Blackberry 10, PlayStation 3, Flash, Linux, web browsers and Wii U.
Unity 3D game development is practiced largely by all the game developers in the world as it offers unmatched features and allows developers to create 3D games and content for multiple platforms. Also, the evolution of this amazing game engine in itself has been tremendous and with every release, it has presented to the developers an incorporation of more features and convenience.
Popular Unity Games
Many popular games have been developed using Unity such as Temple Run 2, Slender: The Arrival, Endless Space, Project Eternity, Wasteland 2, Bad Piggies, Castle Story, EQBrowser, Shadow gun etc. All these games and many more are the best testimonials of the opportunities and power that Unity 3D game development provide to the developers.
The Superb and Supportive Unity Community
Unity has an active game developers’ and gamers’ community that effectively discusses the latest features and games and how new enhancements can be incorporated. This community also acts as the best support for novice Unity game developers who are yet to get accustomed to using it. Using Unity game engine, the developers can create great gaming content such as racing related games, side-scrollers, first person shooters, third person shooters, strategy planning games, games which involve role playing and much more.
The Best Features in One Perfect Package!
What entices the game developers the most about Unity is the amazing development environment that it provides. Its Editor workspace allows developers to conveniently assemble various scenes of their games and enable fluidic flow between each of the scenes. Mecanim, Unity’s own animation system, is highly powerful and flexible and allows developers to create amazing 3D animations effortlessly. Unity’s frame rate is highly fast and smooth. It provides full-throttle action options and impressive visual fidelity.
Comprehensive Documentation and Tutorials
For Unity 3D game development beginners, extensive support is available in the form of documentation as well. The documentation contains step-by-step quick and easy tutorials which are available to Unity users for no extra cost at all. These tutorials not only tell the users how to make their first game but also help them in discovering shortcuts and optimization techniques.
With Unity, Games Spring to Life
Unity game developers undoubtedly experience interesting lives with their unique game characters. Unity allows the developers to create games which feel thoroughly realistic, natural and effortless. The 3D experience further brings the characters to life and gets gamers addicted to Unity games like never before. What’s more, you can’t just create 3D games; you can also create interactive 3D applications such as tutorials, demos and much more using Unity.