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  • Unity icon

    Unity

    Unity is a multi-platform game development tool, designed from the start to ease creation. A fully integrated professional application, Unity offers the free Personal Edition with all features, and a Pro subscription at 75$ a month...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

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    GDevelop

    GDevelop is an open source game creation software, allowing to make games for the web (HTML5) or for Windows and Linux. No programming or coding skill is required! It is easy to use and powerful enough for advanced users. Game...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPad

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    Unreal Engine

    Unreal Engine is a professional suite of tools and technologies used for building high-quality games across a range of platforms. Unreal Engine’s rendering architecture enables developers to achieve stunning visuals and also scale...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Linux

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    Superpowers

    Superpowers is an HTML5 development environment for making 2D and 3D games. It can be extended with plugins and lets you collaborate in real-time.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    CryENGINE

    The most powerful game development platform is now available to everyone. Full engine source code. All features. No royalties. No obligations. No license fee.

    Free Windows

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    Torque 3D

    Torque 3D is a easy-to-use game creation platform. Architected from the ground up for maximum flexibility and performance across a wide range of hardware and built upon the Frontline award-winning Torque Game Engine Advanced, Torque...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Game Editor

    Game Editor is the open source game design software that gives you the power to create the games of your dreams, and, unlike other game creation tools, gives you the chance to get and change the source code of the game creator and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued No updates since Jan 2013 : https://sourceforge.net/projects/game-editor/
  • Wick Editor icon

    Wick Editor

    The Wick Editor is a free online tool that facilitates the production of web-based, multimedia projects. Wick aims to make web technologies more accessible, letting individuals create everything from basic animations to complex video...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

  • Playir icon

    Playir

    Create your own mobile apps & 3D multiplayer games with our super-easy design tools for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and HTML5! Less programming, more playing. Drag and drop - Makes your own menus and levels by simply dragging...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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    Urho3D

    Urho3D is a lightweight, cross-platform rendering and game engine implemented in C++ and released under the MIT license. Greatly inspired by OGRE and Horde3D.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Raspberry Pi

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    ENIGMA - LateralGM

    ENIGMA, the Extensible Non-Interpreted Game Maker Augmentation, is an open source cross-platform game development environment derived from that of the popular software GameMaker. Its intention is to provide you with a quality game...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Gamesalad

    GameSalad Creator is an authoring tool developed by GameSalad, Inc. (formerly Gendai Games) aimed primarily at non-programmers for composing games in a drag-and-drop fashion, utilizing visual editors and a behavior-based logic system....

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Platinum Arts Sandbox

    Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker is an open source free game maker, free RPG Maker, free sidescroller maker, free Machinima creator, and game design tool that makes it easy for kids and adults to create video games, maps and...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Castle Game Engine icon

    Castle Game Engine

    An open-source 3D/2D game engine for ObjectPascal. We support of lot of 3D and 2D formats (VRML / X3D, Collada, Wavefront OBJ, MD3, Spine...), we're portable to a lot of platforms (Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, Android, iOS...), ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Wintermute Engine Development Kit icon

    Wintermute Engine Development Kit

    Wintermute Engine Development Kit is a set of tools for creating and running graphical “point&click” adventure games, both traditional 2D ones and modern 2.5D games (3D characters on 2D backgrounds). The kit includes the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.10.1 beta, released in July 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Blitz3D

    Create 2D and 3D Games for Windows. If you've been yearning to create games but have been frustrated by the complexity of programming languages such as C++ or Java, you've come to the right place! Blitz3D provides a...

    Open Source Windows

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    Minko

    3D. Everywhere. Minko is a technology to develop and design rich, interactive and universal 3D applications targeting computers, web browsers and mobile platforms. It provides a powerful editor on top of a robust, extensible and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    Amazon Lumberyard

    Amazon Lumberyard is a free AAA game engine deeply integrated with AWS and Twitch – with full source.

    Free Windows

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    Reality Factory 2

    Reality Factory 2 is a next-generation game authoring suite. It combines a flexible, fully scripted game development environment powered by Python with the Ogre3D engine, and supports all major desktop operating systems. It...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued Doesn't appear to have had any updates since 2010.
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    ENIGMA

    ENIGMA Development Environment -- A very high level language, compiled into a less high level language.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Leadwerks

    Low-cost video game development engine for Windows platforms.

    Commercial Windows Linux

  • Marmalade

    Marmalade is an award winning, cross-platform development tool built around the belief that developers should be free to innovate, create and craft fantastic content for any audience on any device without compromising on performance...

    Free Personal Mac Windows Android iPhone Windows RT Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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    Maratis

    Maratis is a portable, simple and visual game development tool designed for artists and developers. The Engine has been tested on Windows, Mac, Linux and iOS and can be used virtually on any platform. Maratis is Free and...

    Free Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad

  • Shiva icon

    Shiva

    ShiVa 3D game engine with graphical editor to create applications and games for Windows, MacOS, Linux, iPhone, iPad, Android, Palm WebOS and Wii.

    Freemium Windows

  • Thinking Worlds icon

    Thinking Worlds

    Thinking Worlds is a globally unique 3D sims & games creation environment. It enables novice and advanced developers alike to create and publish highly immersive sims & games – rapidly. It has been designed from the start...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued The official website is no longer available. Last version, 3.5.3, released in September 2011, can be still downloaded from Download.com
  • Tululoo Game Maker icon

    Tululoo Game Maker

    Tululoo Game Maker is a complex game creation environment that allows you to create browser based games. The program generates a Javascript code that can be played in web browsers using the next generation web standard HTML5. With...

    Free Mac Windows Linux

  • Hero Engine icon

    Hero Engine

    HeroEngine is the only all-in-one development platform for making and operating online games.

    Commercial Windows

  • FPS Creator Classic icon

    FPS Creator Classic

    FPS Creator sets a new benchmark in the game creation market by providing an easy-to-use yet highly flexible editing environment. As its name implies this is a tool for creating action-packed FPS games with no programming or 3D...

    Open Source Windows

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    Stingray

    Autodesk Stingray 3D game engine and design visualization software helps developers and designers produce visually stunning experiences.

    Commercial Windows

  • SIO2 Engine icon

    SIO2 Engine

    SIO2 is an OpenGLES based cross-platform 2D and 3D game engine for iOS, Android, MacOS and Windows which provides you all the modern game engine functionalities built-in right at its core for your mobile devices at a fraction of the...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • Reality Factory icon

    Reality Factory

    Reality Factory is a program that - in conjunction with other tools - allows you to create 1st and 3rd person perspective games without programming! Reality Factory is built on top of the powerful Genesis3D Open Source engine and...

    Open Source Windows

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    Project Anarchy

    Project Anarchy is a complete end to end game engine and state-of-the-art toolset for mobile. Project Anarchy includes an entirely free license to ship your game on iOS, Android and Tizen platforms. Source code:...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Project Anarchy™ has concluded: http://www.havok.com/anarchy-redirect/
  • Atavism Online Engine icon

    Atavism Online Engine

    Atavism opens up development opportunities of virtual online worlds to everyone regardless of programming knowledge or artistic ability.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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