Tag: Unity Technologies

Unity releases game design and computer science tools for the classroom

Unity Technologies, the maker of the widely-used real-time 3D game development platform, has launched two new tools for the classroom. Create with Code and Unity Teach are now generally available for students to learn both game design and computer science. Create with Code, the first comprehensive solution for educators to teach computer science using Unity, […]

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Unity Obstacle Tower Challenge names winners after 6-month AI contest

After six months of competition, Unity Technologies has named the top winners for the Obstacle Tower Challenge, a contest dedicated to making artificial intelligence for games. The winners are Alex Nichols, the Compscience.org team, and Songbing Choi. And Unity, the maker of the Unity3D game engine, has also announced it has open-sourced Obstacle Tower for […]

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How video game engines help create smarter AI

Video game developers have longed used artificial intelligence to help create believable worlds. So it’s not too surprising that researchers can now use some of those same game-making tools to train AI. During a talk at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 conference last week, Unity Technologies VP of AI and machine learning Danny Lange argued that game […]

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Universal and Unity will launch two games by indie contest winners on Steam

Universal Games and Digital Platforms and Unity Technologies are announcing they will launch games from two winners of the recent Universal GameDev Challenge on Steam on July 25. The companies will launch winner Voltron: Cubes of Olkarion by Switzerland-based studio, Gbanga, and a runner-up, Turok: Escape from Lost Valley, by Pillow Pig Games. I was […]

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Improbable Herman Narula interview: The boundless enthusiasm of exciting technology

Improbable CEO Herman Narula might be the most enthusiastic person I’ve ever interviews in my 22 years as a journalist. He smiled throughout our 20-minute interview back in March at the Game Developers Conference 2019 in San Francisco, and he got especially excited about where his company is five years after its founding, big Spatial […]

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Unity Learn Premium lets professionals learn real-time 3D development

Unity Technologies has announced Unity Learn Premium, an educational program that enables professionals to use the company’s Unity game engine to develop real-time 3D applications that go beyond games. The San Francisco company said that Unity Learn Premium is the most comprehensive source of educational content for professionals and hobbyists looking to advance their Unity […]

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Unity makes it easier to insert augmented reality into native mobile apps

Unity Technologies has launched an update that makes it easier to insert augmented reality features into native mobile apps and games. The update for Unity 2019.3 comes after Unity announced its AR Foundation tool that enables game developers to quickly create AR software that can run on both Android and iOS devices. Unity 2019.3 has […]

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Former vice president sues Unity, accuses CEO of sexual harassment

Anne Evans, a former vice president in human resources at Unity Technologies, has filed a sexual harassment and wrongful termination lawsuit against game engine maker Unity Technologies. Her allegations allege sexual harassment by CEO John Riccitiello. In the lawsuit, Evans alleged that Unity had a “highly sexualized” workplace where executives talked openly about their sexual […]

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