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Unity 5 for Android Essentials

By : Valera Cogut
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Unity 5 for Android Essentials

By: Valera Cogut

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Unity 5 for Android Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Global illumination

During the, Game Developers Conference in 2014, which started on March 17 in San Francisco, the company Unity Technologies introduced the fifth generation of its popular game engine Unity. One of the most important features that distinguishes it from the previous edition is a new system of global illumination in real time—Enlighten—implemented with the participation of experts from the British company, Geomerics.

Unity 5 is presented with support from WebGL standard web module optimization asm.js, physics engine NVIDIA PhysX 3.3, the system of creation and animation vegetation—SpeedTree, an advanced shader system, the preview function light maps in real time, and a cross-processed audio advertising network in Unity Cloud that facilitates the promotion of mobile games. In addition, the fifth version of the engine will be able to run in a 64-bit environment that significantly simplifies the workflow through a new multi-threaded scheduler, and provides you with the opportunity...