Services + Development Platforms
West Pier Studio offers the following development and technology services:
HTML5 is an exciting, relatively new web specification with several new features specifically aimed at interactive applications such as games. Since HTML5 games are based on web technology, you can simply integrate with many web services such as Facebook or Twitter, easily deploy your project using any web server, and update your app remotely and instantly, ensuring your users are always up to date. Read more..
Unity is a software development platform geared towards creating software applications with 2D and 3D graphics. One of its key advantages is the ability to develop projects for a wide range of platforms (including PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, Web, Playstation, Xbox and WiiU). This flexibility greatly reduces the time and cost involved in porting an application from one platform to another. Tradeoff is that developing specifically for one platform using native development tools can provide better performance. This means that Unity is ideal for cross-platform development. Read more..
Unity3D is a relatively new engine which has skyrocketed in popularity over the last few years and is used across the board, from amateur programmers to AAA studios such as Activision Blizzard (of Call of Duty and World of Warcraft fame) and Rovio (creators of Angry Birds). Part of the reason for this popularity is the ease of deployment provided by the Unity3D engine. Using this tool we can easily develop for the major mobile platforms as well as Mac, PC, Linux, Xbox, Playstation and embed it in webpages using the Unity3D Webplayer plug-in. Read more..
Native App development for iPhones and iPads.
The Android platform is booming right now. Even though Apple’s iOS was first to market, Android now has the largest market share of all the mobile and tablet markets and is growing all the time. This is partly due to the many different phone manufactures offering a wide range of devices, appealing to a wide demographic. It’s also down to the fact that Android is not only available on just mobile phones and tablets, but all sorts of devices from TVs to glasses. There are even dedicated games consoles such as the OUYA and Game Stick that are powered by Android. Android truly is a platform that cannot be ignored. Read More..