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Unity Android Game Development by Example Beginner's Guide by Thomas Finnegan

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Chapter 9. Optimization

In the previous chapter, we learned about special effects for our games. We added background music to our Space Fighter game. We also created engine trails for our ship. Combining both audio effects and particle systems, we created some explosions and gun blasts. Together, this rounds out the game experience and gives us a very complete-looking game.

In this chapter, we explore our options for optimization. We start by looking at the application footprint, and how to reduce it. We move on to look at the game's performance. We look at the tools that Unity provides and create another one ourselves. With the use of occlusion culling, we can improve the game's performance even further. Finally, we will explore some key areas ...

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