Unigine has started to rise in popularity amongst most Indie game developer. And for some the, ‘go to’ engine when it comes to creating video games and 3D environments. Unreals Unreal Development Kit (UDK) and Cryteks CryENGINE still have a commanding lead over Unigine in terms of games published.
On Friday March 2nd, 2012 a new French gaming brand titled “Le Game “ was announced at the 2012 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. Le Game is backed by the French government and funded by the French trade association. Le Game’s official motto is “Uncompromising Creativity from France.” The goals of Le Game are to unite the back bones of the French gaming industry, which have produced such titles as Rayman, Prince of Persia and the MMO Dofus, by recognizing the talent and creativity of the French gaming industry’s professionals. Le Game will continue to be promoted at upcoming gaming events and festivals.
Le Game: presentation
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When new technology is announced there’s a bit of resistance to it but that’s hardly the case for Nintendo it seems. We spoke about Autodesk’s Gameware technology earlier today on the site here, and apparently from whatever Nintendo saw during Autodesk’s conference, that was enough to convince them to enter into a landmark license agreement with Autodesk. Allowing Nintendo to use the software for all future Wii U games.
Under the terms of agreement, Autodesk, Inc. has granted Nintendo the right to provide licensed Wii U game developers with three Gameware products: Autodesk Scaleform middleware for user interface development, Autodesk Kynapse middleware for artificial [...]
In honor of their upcoming game and in preparation for the impending robot apocalypse, Boston-based Demiurge Studios is running a contest. You design a robot and enter said design into the contest and, if it wins, your robot will be brutally murdered in Shoot Many Robots.
More info on the Design Many Robots Contest from the press release:
Demiurge Studios, one of the largest and longest-running independent development studios in the Boston area, has launched an all-new contest for aspiring game designers and fans of the upcoming downloadable title, Shoot Many Robots. The online contest, dubbed ‘Design Many Robots,’ asks creators to design [...]