Annual Event Showcasing the Finest in Unity Game Development Awards Sollmo for Accomplishments in Cross-platform Gaming
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BUNDANG, South Korea - September 30, 2011
Sollmo, the game development group of app and game publisher Company100, Inc., announced that its free-to-play RPG Buddy Rush has won top honors at the Unity Awards 2011 in the Cross-Platform category, taking place during the fifth annual Unite conference. The title received recognition for its accomplishments in creating a true cross-platform role-playing game, with a centralized account of characters, friends, statistics and items across the Facebook, iOS and Android platforms and featuring beautiful 3D-rendered graphics developed on the Unity 3 engine.
Unity Technologies began the annual Unity Awards to honor the developers creating the best video games and interactive 3D applications using the Unity development platform. The Unity Awards features a carefully selected group of the best and brightest professional and amateur talent within the video game industry, covering games developed across multiple platforms ranging from iOS and Facebook to the PlayStation3 and PC.
“We dreamed of achieving success by winning the hearts and minds of gamers while we were developing Buddy Rush, and never would have thought that we’d be one day competing among the industry’s elite in game development and design,” said Jin Cheon Kim, President of Company100.“The Unity development platform is really what enabled us to create such a fun and unique experience across multiple platforms, and we’re truly honored to have gained recognition for Buddy Rush from the technology enablers themselves. We look forward to continuing our efforts behind Buddy Rush as we bring more features and content to fans worldwide, as well as new and exciting projects in the pipeline that will raise the bar even higher for what a game can do across the PC and mobile platforms!”
Buddy Rush is a single-player, free-to-play RPG featuring social elements which allow players to take their Facebook Friends’ characters adventuring along with their own custom character as computer-controlled allies. Players and their party of friends will go adventuring on Missions, battling cute Oblins and other monsters, gathering loot, gaining experience points and leveling up while progressing through the game’s chapters.
For more information on Buddy Rush:
- Website: buddyrush.sollmo.com
- Facebook: www.facebook.com/buddyrush
- Twitter: www.twitter.com/BuddyRush
- YouTube: www.youtube.com/buddyrush
Sollmo is the game development arm of leading iOS games and app publisher Company100, based in South Korea. Developers of inventive mobile apps, Company100’s ultimate goal is to improve the quality of human life by enabling rich, easy and fast mobile internet. Team Sollmo is committed to continuing Company100’s tradition of innovative design and technical expertise, and was formed in March 2010 to build on their personal passions for gaming. The team’s first game is Buddy Rush, a free-to-play, cross-platform, casual RPG for Facebook, iOS and Android.
About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is revolutionizing the game industry with Unity, its award-winning breakthrough development platform. Unity Technologies has more than 650,000 registered users worldwide -- including Bigpoint, Cartoon Network, Coca-Cola, Disney, Electronic Arts, LEGO, Microsoft, NASA, Nickelodeon, Ubisoft, Warner Bros., large and small studios, indies, students and hobbyists -- all using Unity to create games and interactive 3D, like training simulations and medical and architectural visualizations, on the web, mobile, consoles and beyond. Unity Technologies is aggressively innovating to expand usability, power and platform reach along with its Asset Store digital content marketplace and Union game distribution service so that it can deliver on its vision of democratizing interactive 3D technology. Unity Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco and has development offices worldwide. For more information, visit: http://unity3d.com.
About Unite 11
Unity Technologies is holding Unite 11, its fifth annual developer conference, September 28 - 30, 2011 at the Masonic Center in San Francisco. Unite 11 is an event for developers, publishers, enthusiasts and others interested in Unity to come together to learn more about the market-leading platform for creating high quality video games, training simulations, medical and architectural visualizations and other 3D interactive content -- and how to get the most out of it.
Unite 11 offers three days of learning including advanced hands-on class tutorials, technical sessions and an opportunity to attend awesome parties. David Brevik, the President and COO of Gazillion Entertainment and Co-Creator and Lead Programmer of Diablo and Diablo II, gave the opening guest keynote. This year's sponsors include AikenLabs, Allegorithmic, Autodesk, design3, Electrotank, Exit Games, Intel, Kongregate, Luxology, Massive Black, Mixamo, NVIDIA, OpenFeint, Qualcomm, SoftKinetic and Sony Ericsson. Unity Technologies hosted a Flash Day on September 27, the day before Unite 11 kicked off to give Flash users a crash course in Unity development. For more information on Unite 11 and Flash Day, visit: http://unity3d.com/unite.??