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Download our new 2D sample project: Lost Crypt

+1 December 18, 201920

We put our new 2D tools through their paces to create a 2D side-scroller demo. In this post we show how these integrated 2D tools can help y... Read more

2D Pixel Perfect: How to set up your Unity project for retro 16-bit games

+1 August 2, 201916

In our first 2D Pixel Perfect guide for retro games, we showed you how to set up the 2D Pixel Perfect tool and how 8-bit graphics were made ... Read more

Announcing Unity Learn, a brand new learning platform

+1 April 29, 201922

Experience a whole new way to access our award-winning learning courses, projects and tutorials and master your Unity skills. If you’ve s... Read more

Isometric 2D Environments with Tilemap

March 18, 201915

With the release of Unity 2018.3, we introduced Isometric Tilemap support - closely following Hexagonal Tilemap support which was added in t... Read more

2D Pixel Perfect: How to set up your Unity project for retro 8-bit games

+1 March 13, 201912

Retro games with simple mechanics and pixelated graphics can evoke fond memories for veteran gamers, while also being approachable to younge... Read more

Announcing the Unity 2D Challenge winners

January 22, 20195

Thanks to everyone who contributed to our 2D Challenge! We received 212 awesome submissions that underlined the creativity, passion, and exc... Read more

Kaze and the Wild Masks: Designing a great pixel art character

January 16, 20195

Nostalgia can be very powerful, but historical limitations don’t need to curb your creativity. Vox Game Studio shares their experience of de... Read more

Getting Started with 2D Inverse Kinematics

December 4, 20187

If you’ve read my previous blog post about the new 2D Animation package in Unity, you might be curious about what the new Inverse Kinematics... Read more

Children of Morta: Bringing order to the chaos of procedural generation

November 30, 20184

When Dead Mage created Children of Morta, a narrative-driven 2D dungeon crawler, they ran into some challenges balancing the roguelike eleme... Read more

Choosing the resolution of your 2D art assets

November 19, 201817

At game events and online, people often ask me this question: “I’m making a 2D game in Unity for both PC and mobile: what resolution should ... Read more

Getting Started with Unity’s 2D Animation Package

November 9, 201820

Have you been looking for an easy way to create skeletal animation for your 2D sprites? We're introducing our own 2D Animation package, whic... Read more

Show the world what you can do with 2D

November 5, 201811

There’s no better opportunity to start a new page of your notepad and start sketching your games ideas because we are celebrating the recent... Read more

Intro to 2D World Building with Sprite Shape

September 20, 20183

Sprite Shape gives you the freedom to create rich free-form 2D environments straight in Unity and decorate them as you see fit, with a visua... Read more