2013 Unity Awards Open Nomination Begins

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Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, have opened up public nominations for their annual Unity Awards event held during the Unite conference, this year at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, Canada. Nominations for awards categories will be accepted through June 30.

The Unity Awards, first celebrated in 2008, recognize the most outstanding examples of games, simulations, visualizations and other projects created using the Unity development platform across a variety of categories. Winners will be revealed in front of the Unity community during a ceremony at Unite 2013 in Vancouver on August 29th.

"When we began creating Unity so many years ago, we had high hopes, but seeing the continuous and shockingly rapid improvement of the interactive games and experiences made with Unity is mind-blowing," said David Helgason, CEO of Unity Technologies. "Having the chance to recognize these projects and the talented men and women that so passionately create them is one of the best parts of our year. These individuals and organizations are what drive the technology forward and help us strive to make our technology more powerful and more complete."

Categories for the 2012 Unity Awards include:



Best 3D Visual Experience
Best 2D Visual Experience
Best Technical Achievement
Best Gameplay
Best Student Project
Best VizSim Project
Best Non-game Project
Community Choice
Golden Cube (best overall game/project)


Nominations and winners are chosen by the Unity Technologies team with the exception of the Community Choice award which will be voted on by the Unity community beginning in July.

To find the rules and submission guidelines and submit a project for consideration, please visit: http://unityawards2013.unityproposals.com/

About Unite 2013

Unity Technologies is holding Unite 2013, its seventh annual developer conference, August 28 - 30, 2013 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, Canada. Unite 2013 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 2013 offers three days of learning including advanced hands-on class tutorials, technical sessions and an opportunity to attend awesome parties. Unity Technologies will host a Unity Training Day on August 27, the day before Unite 2013 to give new and inexperienced users a foundation for Unity development through a full day of hands-on work. For more information on Unite 2013 and the Unity Training Day, visit: http://unity3d.com/unite/unite2013/.
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