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design3 Offers Over $2,500 in Prize Giveaways and 50% Off All Memberships This December

design3 is celebrating game development this “Dev-ember” (December) by offering 50% Off all memberships and giving away over $2,500 in prizes including Xperia™ PLAYs, Kinects, games, and more.

Santa Cruz, CA, December 09, 2011 —(— design3 is offering 50% Off all memberships throughout the month of December…and they’re not stopping there. They’ll also be giving away over $2,500 in prizes this month to their game development community. Prizes will be randomly awarded to design3 members (free and paid) and include Xperia™ PLAYs (on the Verizon Network), Kinects for Xbox 360, games, design3 memberships and exclusive design3 T-shirts.

The month long “Dev-ember” discount and prize giveaways are part of a promotion aimed at celebrating game developers. As a game development training website with over 2,000 video tutorials covering industry standard tools like Unity, UDK, Source, Blender, Adobe, Autodesk and more, design3 wants to encourage game development and have fun while doing it.

“We’re in the spirit of giving this year,” says Casey Noland, design3 CEO. “We’re very thankful for our loyal community and we want to show that appreciation by offering them discounts and cool prizes – we hope everyone enjoys Dev-ember!”

The promotion is sponsored by Xperia™ PLAY, who are contributing two Xperia™ PLAY gaming smartphones as a way to encourage Android development on the Unity platform. Indie development teams are contributing games for prize giveaways as a way to inspire game development. design3 gives a special thanks to all contributing Dev-ember partners.

About Xperia™ PLAY
The Xperia™ PLAY is produced by Sony Ericsson and is the first PlayStation™ Certified Android smartphone. The Xperia™ PLAY runs on the Android OS and has a slide-out gamepad with triggers, joystick pads, a D-pad, and Playstation™ buttons. It also supports standard touch input and accelerometer data so you can immerse yourself in the games you want on the go.

About design3
design3 ( is a game development, 3D animation and game art e-learning portal with over 2,000 award-winning video tutorials. features streaming tutorials cover industry standard game engines and tools, and offers exclusive footage from industry events and interviews with industry professionals.

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