updated 12:40 pm EST, Fri December 16, 2005
Unity 1.2 3D update
OTEE today announced an upcoming update to , its 3D game editor designed to deliver powerful tools to create 3D content that works on both low- and high-end hardware. The update will add an easy-to-use framework for real-time full-screen graphics effects, utilizing the advanced shading engine. Version 1.2 will also add examples of the effects which can be tuned and changed that include color-correction, grayscale, sepia, a twirl effect, and a vortex effect. Built-in tools can be extended and new workflows can be added, while user-created wizards, context-menus, and commands can automate processes and repetitive tasks to make complex games easier and more efficient. The latest version adds a first-person controller (FPS), tools to set up ragdolls, and improved character animation support. Unity 1.2 is expected to be available by Christmas, and the upgrade is free for existing customers (pricing was unavailable).