April 25, 2013 siteadmin

Behaviour Interactive signs enterprise license agreement with Unity Technologies

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Montreal, Quebec (Canada) – April 25, 2013 – Behaviour Interactive, one of the world’s largest independent video game studios, announced today that they have signed an Enterprise License agreement with Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, which will make Unity the primary solution for Behaviour’s game development on console, mobile, desktop, and the web.

Under this agreement, Behaviour and Unity will work together to ensure that Behaviour’s games take full advantage of Unity’s efficient production pipeline and rich feature set to produce compelling interactive experiences. The agreement also grants Behaviour access to development tools for all platforms that Unity currently supports.

“We’ve used Unity extensively in the web and mobile spaces for years. Being able to leverage Unity’s production velocity and lightning fast iteration time across more of our projects is helping us push quality and polish to the next level”, explained Stephen Mulrooney, Behaviour’s Executive Technical Director. “Unity has the gentlest learning curve of any engine I’ve encountered. Despite that, Unity’s team has gone above and beyond the call of duty in making sure our staff knows how to get the most out of their engine and tools”, he added.

“Unity is perfect for independent developers who are looking for an intuitive, integrated tool allowing for multiplatform publishing at low cost”, said Elliot Solomon, Vice President Videogaming Americas at Unity Technologies. “Behaviour has an accomplished engineering team that has created proprietary engine technology in the past, so their choice to switch to Unity is high praise. This vote of confidence from one of the world’s leading independent studios further proofs that our development platform is the perfect ecosystem for rapidly and collaboratively generating visually compelling interactive experiences in a team environment.”

Unity is a breakthrough development platform for creating games and other interactive experiences like training simulations and medical and architectural visualizations, on desktop, web, mobile, and console platforms.

About Unity Technologies

Unity Technologies is the creator of Unity, a flexible and high-performance development platform used to make creative and intelligent interactive 3D and 2D experiences. The “author once, deploy everywhere” capability enables developers to deploy to all of the most important platforms. Unity Technologies boasts a thriving community of 1.5 million developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists. To remain at the forefront of innovation, Unity Technologies tirelessly re-invests in its award-winning development tools and its democratization initiatives, such as the Asset Store digital marketplace and Union game distribution service. Unity Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Singapore, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit: http://unity3d.com.

About Behaviour

Based in Montreal, Quebec, Behaviour Interactive is an independent world leader in the video game industry, employing 275 talented people in Montreal, Quebec, and Santiago, Chile. Since 1992, the company has developed over 140 fun games for everyone on all major platforms. Today, the studio specializes in creating engaging and reward entertainment built with market and platform in mind, through mobile, online and console games. Behaviour works with the industry’s best media companies, including 505 Games, Activision Blizzard, Bethesda, Disney, EA, Eidos, Konami, Majesco, Microsoft, Nickelodeon, Paramount, Sony, THQ, Ubisoft and Warner. www.bhvr.com Follow Behaviour on TwitterFacebook and LinkedIn.

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For more information, please contact:
Behaviour Interactive
(514) 843-4484

Unity Technologies – North America
Dan Adams
+1 (415) 852-4354
dan@unity3d.com