Create amazing games with the Unity engine, a game development tool that’s intuitive, easy to use, and supports multi-platform development. The Unity engine gets out of your way, allowing you to focus on creating games and interactive content. It’s an ideal solution for beginners and veterans alike looking to develop simulations and casual and serious games for web, mobile, or console.
Established in 1991, Epic Games develops cutting-edge games and cross-platform game engine technology. The company has created multiple million-selling, award-winning titles and has won numerous awards for games such as Gears of War. Epic’s Unreal Engine (UDK) is known as one of the best game development engines available.
Valve is the creator of Steam, the world’s largest online gaming platform. Steam turns any PC or Mac into a gaming powerhouse by providing instant access to a huge library of titles, and by automatically keeping a user’s games completely up to date. With an active user-base of over 30 million, Steam also connects gamers with each other, making it easy to find friends, keep track of each other’s gaming activity, and easily play games together.
Whether it's a smartphone or tablet app, a game, a video, a digital magazine, a website, or an online experience, chances are that it was touched by Adobe technology. Their tools and services enable people to create groundbreaking digital content and deploy it across media and devices.
Autodesk is a world leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software. The 3ds Max, Maya and Softimage software products provide powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, rendering, and compositing tools that enable artists and designers to quickly ramp up production with a seamless workflow.
For over 20 years, GameRecruiter has earned an international reputation for recruiting the top technical, production and executive staff in the Game Industry. They’ve helped some of the most outstanding talent build solid careers that have enabled them to make game history. They provide a full range of services that can be customized to meet clients particular needs.
The Game Industry Virtual Career Expo is an online 3D event where companies and job seekers can come together to network, collaborate and discuss job opportunities globally from the comfort of their home or office. It's the first of it's kind in the gaming industry and is brought to you by GameRecruiter, a world renowned game industry recruiting firm.
The Xperia™ PLAY is a Sony Ericsson mobile phone that runs on the Android OS and has a slide-out gamepad with triggers, joystick pads, a D-pad, and Playstation buttons. It also supports standard touch input and accelerometer data.
Allegorithmic develops innovative technologies for 2D and 3D applications and is the world leader in smart texturing solutions. Its main technology "Substance" is the core of several innovative solutions entirely dedicated to improving texturing workflows.
Mixamo is an online character animation service that enables both 3D professionals and enthusiasts to create amazing, high-end animations quickly and easily. Mixamo's tools provide real-time animation customization controls, and the ability to apply these motions directly to any 3D model, whether the user has uploaded his own or generated one using Mixamo's character creation suite.
The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is the largest non-profit membership organization serving individuals who create video games. The IGDA connects game developers at conferences, in local chapters and in special interest groups to improve their lives and craft. As an international organization, they use the Internet to connect with each other on a wide range of projects.
GameDev.net is a website dedicated to game development. It serves as a central trade resource and media outlet for the computer and video game industry, with particular regards to hobbyist and indie game developers. Visit gamedev.net for daily news, articles, forums, job listings, product reviews, book reviews and more.
Gaming Business Review (GBR) is the source for news and information on metrics, business models, and trends in the game industry.
UNIT is a webzine dedicated to everything Unity 3D. It’s been designed from the ground up to be the only monthly publication focused on the Unity community. Each issue is packed with Unity news, relevant articles, interviews, book reviews, product reviews, polls, editorials and more. They’re featuring art, articles, and reviews from the community, so be sure to submit your work to get featured in the webzine.
IndieDB is a website that was created to support the general game development community. It provides a place for indie game devs to showcase their work (in progress or complete) and connect with players. ModDB and Desura are websites in the IndieDB family that are also dedicated to game development.
Unity Insider is Germany's leading network of unity developers, designers and gamers. For the last two years Unity Insider has been offering daily news, fascinating articles, studio visits, reviews and previews of books, games and tools. Their YouTube Channel offers over 300 minutes high definition video. In addition to that hundreds of people are discuss the Unity engine in the forum with over 20,000 posts.
GameSalad is a game development engine that allows you to create sophisticated games for the Mac, iOS and HTML5 without any programming or scripting…ever. There's no faster or easier way to get started building a game than with GameSalad Creator. Its visual, drag & drop based style allows you to create your game at the speed of thought.
Interactive Ontario (IO) is a not-for-profit industry trade organization committed to the growth of the Ontario interactive digital content industry. IO represents over 290 interactive digital media companies covering a range of sectors.
Jeannie Novak is the Lead Author & Series Editor of the widely acclaimed Game Development Essentials series (with over 15 published titles), co-author of Play the Game: The Parent’s Guide to Video Games, and co-author of three pioneering books on the interactive entertainment industry — including Creating Internet Entertainment.
Mary-Margaret Network is the leading resource for your entire recruitment process in the game industry. From organizational planning and company culture to staffing, sourcing and job promotion they provide excellent service.