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  Unity Powered Games Dominate iOS AppStore in 2012
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12/14/2012
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

San Francisco, CA - December 14, 2012 - Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, is happy to congratulate Fireproof Games and the many other members of the Unity development community for their selection to Apple’s AppStore Best of 2012 list. Fireproof Games’ The Room, a beautifully designed and visually stunning interactive 3D puzzle game, was selected as overall Game of the Year on iPad. All told 17 Unity-made games made it onto Apple’s list of the best games and apps.

“It’s incredibly satisfying to see Unity empowering so many developers to create such an incredible variety of creative and engaging titles,” said David Helgason, CEO, Unity Technologies. “We’re even more proud that so many of these games are seeing such critical and financial success. Congratulations to all of the developers and thank you for making us look so good!”

Unity-authored games honored in the AppStore Best of 2012 list:

Game of the Year: The Room by Fireproof Games (iPad)

Best Casual Games: Mini Motor Racing by The Binary Mill (iPhone and iPad) , Bad Piggies by Rovio (iPhone)

Best New Ways to Play: Slingshot Racing by Snowbolt Interactive (iPhone), Total War Battles by The Creative Assembly (iPhone), Splice: Tree of Life by Cipher Prime (iPad), Tentacles: Enter the Dolphin by Press Play (iPad), Beat Sneak Bandit by Simogo (iPad)

Best Fun Runners: Ski Safari by Defiant Development (iPhone and iPad), Pitfall! by Activision (iPhone and iPad)

Best Free to Play Games: CSR Racing by NaturalMotion (iPhone and iPad)

Best Showpiece Games: ORC: Vengeance by Big Cave Games (iPhone), Dead Trigger by Madfinger Games (iPhone and iPad), Air Mail by N-Fusion Interactive (iPhone)

Best Hidden Gems: Triple Town by Spry Fox (iPhone and iPad)

Top Grossing App of the Year, iPhone: Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North by KABAM

Top Paid: Temple Run: Brave by Imangi Studios (iPhone and iPad), Bad Piggies by Rovio (iPhone and iPad)

Top Grossing: Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North by KABAM, CSR Racing by NaturalMotion (iPhone)

To see a selection of Unity-powered titles across all platforms, visit: http://unity3d.com/gallery

About Unity Technologies

Unity Technologies is the creator of Unity, an intuitive and flexible development platform used to make wildly creative and intelligently interactive 3D and 2D content. The "author once, deploy everywhere" capability ensures developers can publish to all of the most popular platforms. Unity Technologies boasts a thriving community of 1.5 million registered developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists. Unity Technologies aggressively re-invests in its award-winning 3D development tools and democratization initiatives, such as the Asset Store digital content marketplace and Union game distribution service, in order to remain at the forefront of innovation. Unity Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit: http://unity3d.com.

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