Unity Acquire Bolt

Unity Acquire Bolt From Ludiq

Today Unity Technologies purchased the rights to the visual scripting solution Bolt 1 & 2 from Ludiq.  The asset is already under the Unity name on the asset store and community and development efforts will be shift to Unity Montreal going forward.Details from the Ludiq blog:Ludiq is proud to announce that its flagship visual scripting […]

Core Art Contest with American McGee

Core And American McGee Launch Art Contest

Core, the game engine we covered just yesterday, have teamed up with designer American McGee to launch a new Alice in Wonderland themed contest Through the Looking Glass.What beauty or horrors await Alice in her adventures? This is the question you must answer as you create a game-ready environment to fit this theme. We have […]

GitHub Now Free For Teams

GitHub Free For Teams

In the aftermath of Microsoft purchasing GitHub there have been several changes for the better with the popular code repository.  The first major update was creation of a free tier with unlimited private repositories, with the limit of 3 users per private repo.  Today, that limitation has been removed, officially making all major GitHub features […]

Choosing A Game Development Laptop

Choosing a Game Development Laptop 2018 Edition

EDIT – 2019 Version is now live and AVAILABLE HERE.Back in 2015 I found myself in the market for a new laptop for game development and I put together this guide on how to chose a laptop ideally suited for game development.  Fast forward to today and it’s time to choose another, so I’ve decided […]

Did Unity Lie About Enlighten’s Removal?

Yesterday we reported the news that Unity was removing Enlighten from future version of the Unity game engine.  I mentioned multiple times in that story that the following statement made very little sense:Due to Geomerics shutting down Enlighten as a product, Unity is required to remove Enlighten.Geomerics hasn’t operated Enlighten since 2017 when it was […]

Unity 5 released with a new (and awesome) pricing model

  With GDC on, after Unreal’s announcement I think this will come as a surprise to absolutely nobody…  Unity 5 is here and it now has a new, more indie-friendly license.   Here is the release from their blog:   Unity 5 is here. For everyone. Today is the big day. We’re launching Unity 5 globally. […]

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