Unity Technologies

Unity names John Riccitiello as its new CEO

Former EA head honcho John Riccitiello has joined Unity Technologies, replacing founder David Helgason as its new CEO.

5 years ago

Unity Technologies headlines

  • Rumor has it Unity Technologies is up for sale

    A report from CNET claims development platform Unity is up for sale and the company is courting high rollers such as Google.

    5 years ago
  • Unity 5 announced with Geomerics lighting tech integrated into the engine

    Unity 5 has been announced, with Unity Technologies revealing improved lighting and shader capabilities. The upgraded version of the engine was announced during GDC 2014, along with the announcement of a partnership between Unity and Geomerics. The agreement allows Enlighten, a real-time lighting technology, to be integrated into the engine. Unity 5 is the first […]

    6 years ago
  • Unite 2014 will be held August 20-22 in Seattle

    Unity Technologies has announced Unite 2014 will be held August 20-22 at the Marion Oliver McCaw Hall at the Seattle Center in Seattle, Washington.

    6 years ago
  • Xbox One: Unity support won't be widely available until 2014

    Xbox One will offer Unity tools to developers, but the service will not be widely available until 2014, according to Unity Technologies’ CEO David Helgason.

    6 years ago
  • Unity Awards 2013 crown Endless Space with the golden cube

    Unity Technologies has announced the winners of its yearly Unity awards, and Endless Space has walked away with the top gong.

    6 years ago
  • Unity passes 2 million users worldwide

    Unity Technologies has announced that over 2 million people have registered as Unity Engine users worldwide.

    6 years ago
  • Unity enters deal with Microsoft for Xbox One, W8 platform support

    Unity Technologies announced today during Build Conference in San Francisco that it has added Xbox One support for Kinect, SmartGlass support to its development tools and has also extended its commitment to Windows 8 the W8 Phone. The Xbox One version of the game engine will also feature cloud computing support, and developers being published […]

    6 years ago
  • Unity mobile development tools free to indies & small studios

    Unity Technologies is giving away its basic mobile development tools to independent and small studios, as part of its drive to democratise the development process.

    7 years ago
  • Unity tech surpasses 750,000 registered developers

    Unity Technologies has announced its Unity platform for 3D on the web, iOS, Android and consoles has surpassed 750,000 registered developers, and that over 200,000 users remain active on a monthly basis. The number of Unity Web Player installs has also doubled over the last year, with 40 million as of November of 2010 and […]

    8 years ago
  • Unity Technologies' general manager defends piracy

    Unity Technologies’ general manager for Asia, John Goodale, has spoken openly about the positive effects of piracy and has stated that he believes it has been to the company’s advantage in seeding a market in China.

    8 years ago
  • Indie and other games of interest: Gravity Bear formally announced, Frogger Returns, Shadow of Destiny confirmed

    Another banner week for news regarding indie and other games of interest. Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine may make it onto PC after all, 3D Dot Game Heroes is coming to North America, Nostalgia is now available, The Void sounds awesome, King Arthur: The Role-playing Wargame has finally gotten a release date, Eufloria has a demo, […]

    10 years ago
  • Unity Technologies appoints former Criterion CEO as chairman

    Unity Technologies has announced the appointment of former president and CEO of Criterion, David Lau-Kee, as its new non-executive chairman. From the official release: David Lau-Kee brings 15 years of experience in the games industry to Unity, drawing upon roles as co-founder, President and CEO of Criterion Software Group, the world’s largest games middleware company […]

    11 years ago