|[December 04, 2012]
2012 Recap: Swarm Social Platform Attracts Top Developers, Unveils Unity Plugin
MIAMI --(Business Wire)--
2012 has been a banner year for Swarm
(aka SwarmConnect), a popular social gaming platform for mobile devices.
The company has seen explosive growth on all fronts, with thousands of
developers joining the ranks and millions of gamers participating in the
community. But the good news doesn't end there: Swarm now offers an
official Unity plugin, which can be downloaded directly from Unity's
Here are just a couple examples of top mobile developers that have
Vector Unit: Creator of wildly popular 3D racing titles such as Riptide
GP and Shine Runner. Beach
Buggy Blitz was recently featured by Google Play and was one
of the Top 10 Free Games on Android (News - Alert).
Highline Games: Founded by Rockstar veterans and well-known for
the Grand Theft Auto series. W.E.L.D.E.R.,
published by Ayopa Games, was also featured on Google (News - Alert) Play.
"Using Swarm for achievements and leaderboards in Beach Buggy Blitz
has allowed us to focus our efforts on gameplay instead of servers and
scalability," says Matt Small, Founder, Vector
Britt Myers, Founder of Highline
Games, concurs: "Swarm's hassle-free integration process was a huge
plus on our tight development schedule. The features and functionality
of the platform have exceeded expectations of our players."
Seeking to make social features even easier to implement, Swarm is now
unveiling a plugin for studios building their games with Unity. The
Swarm Unity Plugin enables developers to quickly add global
leaderboards, achievements, scalable cloud data torage, freemium
monetization tools, and community management - increasing downloads and
helping studios make more money with less effort.
Swarm's Unity Plugin at a glance:
Social features (including leaderboards, achievements, and cloud data
storage) can be integrated with just a few lines
Titles are instantly exposed to millions of
players in the Swarm community
No knowledge of Java, servers or
Available for download from the Unity
Asset Store and the Swarm
Currently integrates specifically with Unity projects exported to
"The sky is the limit when developers combine the power of Unity with
the community-building features of the Swarm platform," says Matt
Haggerty, CEO, Swarm LLC. "For example, just look at The
CATch! by Deemedya. This is the future of game development and
we're glad to be part of it."
Screenshots & trailers
Beach Buggy Blitz (Vector Unit)
Screenshots -- download https://dl.dropbox.com/u/9186800/Beach_Buggy_Blitz_screens.zip
-- web http://imgur.com/a/Y69Zh
W.E.L.D.E.R. (Highline Games)
Screenshots -- download https://dl.dropbox.com/u/9186800/W.E.L.D.E.R._screens.zip
-- web http://imgur.com/a/bGgxU
The CATch! (Deemedya)
Screenshots -- download https://dl.dropbox.com/u/9186800/The_CATch_screens.zip
-- web http://imgur.com/a/cTV0u
About Swarm LLC
Swarm LLC creates Swarm (aka SwarmConnect), a platform that enables game
developers to quickly and easily add social features to their mobile
games such as global leaderboards, achievements, scalable cloud data
storage, freemium monetization tools, and community management.
Thousands of developers in more than 50 countries rely on Swarm for
their social features. To learn more about Swarm, please visit http://swarmconnect.com.
Social Media Links
Twitter (News - Alert): @swarmconnect
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