Hero Engine Alternatives

    Hero Engine is described as 'The only true complete development platform for online games. HeroEngine seamlessly integrates the entire client and server architecture required to operate an online game directly into the development process' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Hero Engine for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Unity. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Unreal Engine or Wick Editor. Other great apps like Hero Engine are CRYENGINE (Free Personal), Torque 3D (Free, Open Source), Stride Game Engine (Free, Open Source) and ENIGMA - LateralGM (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 26, 2021

    1. Unity is a multi-platform game development tool, designed from the start to ease creation.
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    2. 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 elegantly to lower-end systems.
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    3. The Wick Editor is a free and open-source tool for creating games, animations, and everything in-between. It's designed to be the most accessible tool for creating multimedia projects on the web. Your creations can run on any device with a web browser - that means mobile too.
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    4. The most powerful game development platform is now available to everyone. Full engine source code. All features. No royalties. No obligations. No license fee.
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      Torque 3D is a easy-to-use game creation platform.


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      Stride (formerly Xenko) is an open-source C# game engine designed for the future of gaming. It comes with a full toolchain and is especially well suited to create realistic games but allows you much more!.
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      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.
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      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.
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    5. The Atomic Game Engine features a cross-platform editor with deployment to Windows, OSX, Linux, WebGL, Android, and iOS. Applications can be built using JavaScript, TypeScript, native C++, and C# scripting is in development.
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    6. Cocos Creator is a complete package of game development tools and workflow, including a game engine (based on Cocos2d-x), resource management, scene editing, game preview, debug and publish one project to multiple platforms.
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