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Meet yuzu – an experimental emulator for the Nintendo Switch

The makers of Citra, an emulator for the Nintendo 3DS, have released a new emulator called yuzu. This emulator is made for the Nintendo...
design UI in Unity

Designing UIs in Unity: What you should know

Imagine a watch without a watch face to indicate the time. An interface provides important information to us, such as time, so that we...
game engine

Unity 2018.2: Unity release for this year 2nd time in a row!

It has only been two months since the release of Unity 2018.1 and Unity is back again with their next release for this year....
games

Implementing Unity 2017 Game Audio [Tutorial]

Background music and audio effects play a big role in determining any game's success or failure. Creating engaging game audio, importing audio from other...
2D games

Unity assets to create interactive 2D games [Tutorial]

Unity assets are part of the unity ecosystem which help you to create in-game environments, gameplay options effectively. In this article, we are going...

GitHub for Unity 1.0 is here with Git LFS and file locking support

GitHub for Unity is now available in version 1. GitHub for Unity 1.0 is a free and open source Unity editor extension that brings...
CEE 2016 exhibition of electronics in Kiev, Ukraine.

Unity 2D & 3D game kits simplify Unity game development for beginners

The rise of the video game industry over the last two decades has been staggering, to say the least. Considered to be an area...

Normal maps

In this article by Raimondas Pupius, the author of the book Mastering SFML Game Development we will learn about normal maps and specular maps. (For more...

Cooking cupcakes towers

In this article by Francesco Sapio author of the book Getting Started with Unity 2D Game Development - Second Edition we will see how to...

Buildbox 2 Game Development: peek-a-boo

In this article by Ty Audronis author of the book Buildbox 2 Game Development, teaches the reader the Buildbox 2 game development environment by example.The...

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Unity Benchmark report approves WebAssembly load times and performance in popular...

Unity has released a benchmarking report after two years since the last Unity Benchmark report comparing the performance and load times of WebAssembly with asm.js....

Must Read in Game Development

Unity Benchmark report approves WebAssembly load times and performance in popular...

Unity has released a benchmarking report after two years since the last Unity Benchmark report comparing the performance and load times of WebAssembly with asm.js....

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