SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 8, 2011) - Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity development platform for awesome games and interactive 3D on the web, iOS, Android, consoles and beyond, today announced that nominations for this year's Unity Awards are now open.

This year's award categories are:

  • Student
  • Community choice
  • Non-game
  • Best graphics
  • Best gameplay
  • Best cross platform

In addition, Unity Technologies will award the Golden Cube to the Grand Prix.

"We continue to be blown away by what people create using Unity," said Nicholas Francis, Chief Creative Officer of Unity Technologies. "Now that our registered user base has surpassed 500,000 users with 150,000 of these using it monthly, we can't wait to see this year's nominations and how our users are continuing to raise the bar and set new standards."

To make a nomination, go to: The deadline for submissions is August 8, 2011 Midnight PT.

The judging committee comprises Unity Technologies employees related to the category at hand. Winners will be announced at the Award Ceremony being held at Unite 11, Unity Technologies' fifth annual developer conference taking place September 28 - 30, 2011 at the Masonic Center in San Francisco.

Previous Unity Award winners include Max & the Magic Marker by Press Play, Air Attack HD by Art In Games, Colorbind by Nonverbal, Blush by Flashbang Studios, The Uncanny Fish Hunt by Uncanny Games, Tumbledrop by Starfruit Games, Doppelscope by Tobias Baumann and FEIST by Florian Faller and Adrian Stutz.

About Unite 11
Unite 11 is an event for developers, publishers, enthusiasts and others interested in Unity to come together to learn more about the market-leading platform for creating high quality video games, training simulations, medical and architectural visualizations and other 3D interactive content -- and how to get the most out of it. Unite 11 will offer three days of learning including advanced hands-on class tutorials, technical sessions and an opportunity to attend awesome parties. For more information on Unite 11, simply visit:

About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is revolutionizing the game industry with Unity, its award-winning breakthrough development platform. Unity Technologies has more than 500,000 registered users worldwide -- including Bigpoint, Cartoon Network, Coca-Cola, Disney, Electronic Arts, LEGO, Microsoft, NASA, Nickelodeon, Ubisoft, Warner Bros., large and small studios, indies, students and hobbyists -- all using Unity to create games and interactive 3D, like training simulations and medical and architectural visualizations, on the web, mobile, consoles and beyond. Unity Technologies is aggressively innovating to expand usability, power and platform reach along with its Asset Store digital content marketplace and Union game distribution service so that it can deliver on its vision of democratizing interactive 3D technology. Unity Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco and has development offices worldwide. For more information, visit:


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