70°
Submitted by ThomasBW84 572d ago | interview

Unity: Licensing Deal Means A New Era For Indies On Nintendo Systems

Nintendo recently signed a worldwide license agreement with Unity Technologies to bring its multi-platform engine and development tools to the Wii U. To get a better idea of what benefits this deal will bring, Nintendo Life spoke exclusively to Unity's Tracy Erickson, who is in charge of Developer Relations at the company. (Dev, Industry, Nintendo, Unity Technologies, Wii U)

This is good seeing that epic games has been not to fond of wiiU. But we all know as in the past unreal will be killer. unreal 4 dx11 games will be amazing. Epic has more man power and $$ to do it.
#1 (Edited 572d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(7) | Report | Reply
PopRocks359  +   572d ago
That first statement is historically untrue. There are several quotes from Epic Games people saying how good the Wii U is. They just can't focus on the platform at present.
omarzy  +   572d ago
Epic said that they will not support the Wii U directly with unreal 4, but whoever wants to use unreal 4 on wii u is free to do so. Does lack of direct support just means no epic will not make games for the Wii U? Can Nintendo themselves use the engine if they want to? I don't know what direct support entails here.
Ck1x  +   572d ago
This is great news for the amount of indie and digital content that the WiiU should end up receiving because of announcement such as this!
joeorc  +   572d ago
this is fantastic news!!!
UNITY 3 is one hell of a engine, and there is already large number's of developer's signed up in many parts of the Gaming industry from mobile to PC to other embedded Gaming systems. Good going Nintendo, this was a very good thing.

Now 3rd party developer support for Nintendo WiiU is going to have good support. How big is Unity 3 game engine?

Its freaking Huge

Over 950K registered developers including Bigpoint, Cartoon Network, Coca-Cola, Disney, Electronic Arts, LEGO, Microsoft, NASA, Nickelodeon, Ubisoft, US Army, Warner Bros., large and small studios, independent professionals, students and hobbyists. There are over 275K monthly active developers. To see where they're taking Unity

to see already what games use this engine..look here

http://unity3d.com/gallery/...

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
10°

A Massive Entertainment exclusive: From 'Ground Control' to 'The Division'

6m ago - Artists, survivalists, perfectionists, these are some of the traits you could use to describe Mas... | PC
30°

Weighing in on Ground Zeroes [Industry Attack]

1h ago - Paddybass writes: There has never been a better time to be an indie developer. Between Kickstarte... | PC
20°

Cloudbuilt Review - 42 Level One

1h ago - Fraser from 42 Level One reviews Cloudbuilt. | PC
30°

GameSkinny @ PAX East 2014: Hands-On Preview of Wolfenstein: The New Order

1h ago - "We're gonna be doin' one thing, and one thing only...killin' Nazis." | PC
Ad

inFamous: Second Son (PS4) Review

Now - Ken abuses his powers in the latest entry in the inFamous series. | Promoted post
30°

Severed: Old School Influences in a New Generation | Hardcore Gamer

1h ago - HG: The Toronto-based studio that has brought us award winning titles such as Guacamelee! and Tal... | iPhone