Unity News


GitHub Adds Extension for Unity Editor; Alpha Test Coming

By John Keefer, Mar 14, 2017 9:15am PDT

The development platform previously didn't have a way to interface directly with the program.


"Very interesting. Even if it can do scene merging, if it can't hold a candle to git branching, ..."

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There Will Be No Unity 6 Because of Switch to Date-Based Update Model

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 14, 2016 9:30am PST

Unity moves to smaller, more frequent updates.


Unity Snatches Uber's AI/Machine Learning Head for VR/AR Development

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 09, 2016 12:50pm PST

Unity gears up for the next generation of AI.


Facebook is teaming up with Unity to build a gaming platform for PC

By David Craddock, Aug 18, 2016 2:34pm PDT

With more casual users playing games on mobile devices instead of Facebook, the social media giant may be looking to go toe-to-toe with the likes of Steam.


"I am going to skip any PC game that forces Facebook integration or DRM."

- TheEmissary see all 9 comments

Unity Carte Blanche lets you build VR worlds within a VR interface

By David Craddock, Jul 19, 2016 3:15pm PDT

The VR world builder features cards, touch controls, and voice guides to help you construct worlds, Matrix style.


Interview: Twitter makes game dev push with Fabric Unity tools

By Steve Watts, Mar 17, 2016 11:30am PDT

Shacknews talks with developers of Fabric about its new push into game development tools with Unity integration.


"That said, I worked on a comparatively small piece, the integrations into the real-time app ..."

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Unity To Receive Native Support for Google Cardboard

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 10, 2016 1:20pm PST

Google and Unity, a match made in heaven. 



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Unity and Unreal will support development within virtual reality

By Daniel Perez, Feb 10, 2016 11:46am PST

Now creators can be inside of their virtual world while it's being created.


SteamVR will offer native support for Unity

By Daniel Perez, Feb 10, 2016 10:59am PST

Developers will be able to signficnatly expand their capabilities in the VR world.


Shack Snack: October 22, 2014

By Daniel Perez, Oct 22, 2014 5:15pm PDT

Welcome to another episode of Shack Snack! Learn about all of the gaming news you need to know about today in our latest episode.


"Gotta be honest, Andrew knocks both Joe and Sam out of the park!"

- Jikim see all 7 comments

PlayStation Mobile gets free Unity support

By Steve Watts, Apr 09, 2014 11:30am PDT

Sony's "Unity for PlayStation Mobile" tools expanded to a public preview today, letting developers start to port their iOS or Android games without extra charges.


Over 50 games coming to Wii U thanks to Unity Engine

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 21, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Wii U may be struggling to get the support of big-budget publishers, but Nintendo has started making important inroads with another source of games: indies.


"I love Nintendo, I really do...but it pains me to agree with this statement. Some of these would ..."

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Unity dropping Flash, says Adobe isn't 'firmly committed'

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Unity is dropping Flash. The company explained the decision with some harsh criticism for Adobe for not being committed to the platform.


"The decision to not support Adobe Flash on the iPhone was the biggest blow to Adobe Flash. ..."

- asianwaste see all 12 comments

Unity 4 announced with DirectX 11 support

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 19, 2012 2:45pm PDT

Popular engine and toolset Unity has unveiled its next big revision, Unity 4. New features include DirectX 11 support, the ability to create games for Linux, and a new animation system named 'Mecanim.'


"I think Brian Fargo said they had a arrangement with Unity for the linux feature so it wouldn't ..."

- TheEmissary see all 8 comments

Square Enix developing action RPG for PS3 and Vita

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 05, 2011 8:30am PST

With Final Fantasy XIII-2 wrapping up, what will Square Enix's 1st Production Department move on to? Apparently, a new cross-platform Vita and PS3 action RPG.


"Buy generic piece of crap SquEnix C-team RPG's : fund FFXIIIIV"

- tw3kr see all 3 comments