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Unity 5 Professional Edition is here!

The latest and most advanced version of the best development platform for creating games is now available to purchase.

With our awe-inspiring Physically-based Standard Shader and Real-time Global Illumination Unity 5 Pro is a graphics powerhouse.

It comes with so many additions to the feature-rich and highly flexible Unity Editor, including the top-tuned Audio Mixer, animation upgrades and the 64-bit editor.

Reach a broader audience with industry-leading multiplatform support! Our 21 deployment options now include WebGL at near native speeds, fully-integrated Oculus Rift build options in development and improved support for iOS Metal rendering.

What’s more, Unity 5 Pro delivers unmatched efficiency boosted in the Cloud with new services, including Unity Cloud Build Pro to automate the creation and distribution of builds, and Game Performance Reporting to monitor your game, starting with a preview of Exception Logging.



In addition to all the revolutionary engine features in Unity 5 Pro, you also get free access to essential new services and benefits:

  • One year’s access to time-saving Unity Cloud Build Pro
  • Asset Store Level 11 discounts and benefits
  • Unity’s Team License including the Cache Server and version control tools
  • Deep dive insights into your players’ behaviour with Unity Analytics Pro
  • Plus more unique Unity 5 Pro benefits including privileged access to upcoming Unity 5 betas

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Autodesk 3ds Max and Autodesk Maya Offer


This promotion provides you with the opportunity to “get current” with the latest Autodesk 3ds Max or Autodesk Maya products. Intended for customers on R2009-2014 versions of Autodesk® 3ds Max® or Autodesk® Maya® software.

You can purchase an Annual Desktop Subscription for a 32% discount* off the Autodesk suggested retail price (SRP).

This promotion is valid for any customers on R2009-2014 versions of the software who want to get "current" with Desktop Subscription instead of upgrading perpetual Licence.

This promotion will run from November 7, 2014 through to January 23, 2015.

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BUY 5 SEATS AND SAVE 40% on Adobe Creative Cloud for teams


Creative Cloud for teams gives you the latest tools for creating on your desktop and mobile devices; expert training; and better ways to work together.
Get all these benefits—plus easy purchasing and deployment—when your business makes the move from Creative Suite to Creative Cloud for teams.

  • Existing commercial and government customers upgrading from CS (version 3 andlater) who purchase 5 seats or more of Creative Cloud for teams COMPLETE in the same order are eligible to receive a price of $39.99 per month per seat ($480 per year) from their channel partner, for up to two years. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF UP
  • TO 40% FOR UP TO TWO YEARS! Existing commercial and government customers upgrading from CS (version 3 andlater) who purchase between 1 and 4 licenses of Creative Cloud for teams COMPLETE are eligible to receive a price of $49.99 per seat per user ($600 per year) from their channel partner, for up to two years. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF UP TO 25% FOR UP TO TWO YEARS!

Act before November 28, 2014 to take advantage of the special promotional and migration pricing from your authorized channel partner.

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What’s new in Adobe Creative Cloud for teams

The next wave of innovation is here

Adobe Creative Cloud for teams continues to deliver on its promise of constant innovation. The latest updates to the 2014 release bring cutting-edge new ways to capture inspiration and share creative assets seamlessly between desktop and mobile apps. Creative Cloud for teams offers hundreds of features that are not available in Creative Suite, including countless improvements that make everyday
tasks easier and faster. And best of all, these upgrades are automatically included in your ongoing membership at no additional cost.

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eyeon - Bundle Up Special

Bundle up for February!

Bundle Up Special
Add Generation AM or Dimension to your existing Fusion (6.31 required or higher) for the astounding price of $595 - your choice of one software package
$995 for the Generation AM and Dimension

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Take your ideas further on a student budget with Autodesk Student to Commercial License Discounts

As a student nearing graduation you want to be using the tools the professionals use to ensure you have the essentials to hit the ground running post-graduation. While Autodesk provides options to download free software that expires after 3 years, students can now transition to fully functional Commercial industry licenses at a heavily discounted price if you upgrade from the Student Suite before you graduate.

If you have purchased any of the Autodesk Ultimate 2013 Student Suites (eg Entertainment Creation Suite or Building Design Suite) you are eligible to upgrade to Autodesk Commercial products at a 30% discount. (Please note: this upgrade does not apply to the free student downloaded software).

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