Unity Technologies announced that Unity 5 was awarded Best Engine at the 2015 Develop Industry Excellence Awards. Games development stars from around the UK and Europe descended upon Hilton Metropole Hotel, in Brighton, the United Kingdom for the ceremony.
“We’re incredibly proud to bring home the award for Best Engine at the 2015 Develop Industry Excellence Awards, said Antony Douglas, VP of EMEA of Unity Technologies. â€œThis honor is a testament to Unity’s continued commitment to democratize game development, solve hard problems and help developers succeed.
In the Best Engine category, Unity competed against heavyweight competition including ChilliSource, Construct 2, CryEngine, GameGuru, GameMaker, PlayCanvas and Unreal Engine 4. The Develop Awards are the only peer-voted prizes for UK and European games developers that focus purely on creativity, teamwork, and inspiring innovation. Unity Technologies boasts a thriving community of over 4.5 million developers including large publishers, indie studios, students, and hobbyists.