Ubuntu developers further push the work on Unity (the game platform)
High-quality games are definitely an aspect highly considered by the Ubuntu developers.
Weeks ago, the developers announced the imminent availability of Ubuntu inside Unity (the game platform), in the sense of incorporating into the upcoming Unity 4.0 the ability to publish games to Linux (Ubuntu), mainly, opening a wide door of powerful games entering in Ubuntu.
An exciting news is the serious commitment of Ubuntu developers to enrich the gaming experience under Ubuntu, commitment backed by Canonical attending Unity's developer conference in Amsterdam, "visit" aimed at direct "contact" with the Unity developers.
Consequently, the Ubuntu developers diligently attended the conference and met 1,200 Unity employees, meeting materialized in Ubuntu developers gathering important details and informations about the upcoming Unity 4.0.
Furthermore, the Ubuntu developers (via sessions) explained to their audience an easy method of publishing games for millions and millions of Ubuntu users via Unity's publish-to-Linux functionality, "ending" in the aimed "container", Ubuntu Software Center.
"During and after the sessions we were bombarded with questions about how to get started with Ubuntu and submission requirements for the Ubuntu Software Center. We can’t wait for so many awesome games to arrive on Ubuntu in the coming months".
Unity 4.0 is to probably be released in the next months.
- Free open-source physics engine QML-Box2D released, opens the door for interesting-games creation
- QML-based Tic-Tac-Toe game video-demoed with impressive animations
- Feed your pleasure for 2D simplistic-yet-captivating games with The Blob Game and Meteor Blaster
- Resurrect your retro gaming passion with Pongaronga, free Pong-like game
- Dogfight and ex.fm app, advanced created-with-Ubuntu-SDK apps