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Studica & Unity Make Game Development More Accessible to Students

Sanborn, NY, October 21, 2011 —(— Studica, Inc., the education source for software and technology products announces two new programs that make game development technology accessible to students and secondary schools. “To address the current shortage of game developers, Unity Technologies is working with Studica to make their game development platform affordable for education and students. The newest offerings address the reality of shrinking secondary school budgets and the interest graduate students have expressed in purchasing full commercial products at a discount,” -said Studica President & CEO Frank Nanfara.

The Unity Pro Game Academy (UPGA) is a comprehensive package designed for secondary schools. The package, which addresses game design, development, 3D modeling, concept art, programming, audio and storytelling, is the perfect solution for secondary schools that want to bring game development into the curriculum. Secondary schools that currently have animation programs with software such as Autodesk Animation Academy will find this to be the perfect add-on to their programs. Students will benefit not only from an educational perspective but also in preparation for careers in the industry. This is a great introduction to the world of game design at the lowest educational price on the market.

Students have been asking to purchase a full commercial version of Unity at a special student discount. The Unity Pro full commercial product is a non-watermarked version that can be used to create professional ready-to-market visualizations and games. In the past, this version has been expensive for students on limited budgets but now they have the opportunity to purchase Unity Pro for a great value at This is a perfect solution for both students who want to use Unity as a tool for business to boost their income and those who will soon be graduating.

About Studica
Studica is the education source for software and technology products. Utilizing a focused approach, Studica has outside and inside sales personnel, and an intuitive e-commerce site, an informative blog, Facebook and Twitter feeds that work effectively together to serve the education community. Serving local and world education markets, Studica has offices in the US, Canada, the UK, Brazil, Denmark, and Sweden, with more planned in the near future.

About Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies is revolutionizing the game industry with Unity, its award-winning breakthrough development platform. Unity Technologies has more than 700,000 registered users worldwide — including Bigpoint, Cartoon Network, Coca-Cola, Disney, Electronic Arts, LEGO, Microsoft, NASA, Nickelodeon, Ubisoft, Warner Bros., large and small studios, indies, students and hobbyists — all using Unity to create games and interactive 3D, like training simulations and medical and architectural visualizations, on the web, mobile, consoles and beyond. Unity Technologies is aggressively innovating to expand usability, power and platform reach along with its Asset Store digital content marketplace and Union game distribution service so that it can deliver on its vision of democratizing interactive 3D technology. Unity Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco and has development offices worldwide.

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