Unity Alternatives

    Unity is described as 'multi-platform game development tool, designed from the start to ease creation' and is a well-known app in the Development category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Unity for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Godot Engine, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Unity are Unreal Engine (Free, Open Source), GDevelop (Free, Open Source), CRYENGINE (Free Personal) and Construct 3 (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jun 15, 2021

    1. Armory is an open-source 3D game engine with full Blender integration, turning it into a complete game development tool. The result is a unified workflow from start to finish, making you work faster. No more jumping between different applications.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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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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      tvgoing1 It offers C# and better options for 3D artist.
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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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    2. The completely free and open-source game engine Defold solves the technical issues we all have in common when making games. That way, you can focus on being creative and building a great game.
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      shoaibmujawar Can export to desktop and mobile as well and lua is easy to pick up.
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    3. 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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      Phaser is a fun, free and fast 2D game framework for making HTML5 games for desktop and mobile web browsers, supporting Canvas and WebGL rendering.
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      Pygame is a set of Python modules designed for writing video games. Pygame adds functionality on top of the excellent SDL library. This allows you to create fully featured games and multimedia programs in the python language.
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      PlayCanvas is the world’s easiest to use WebGL Game Engine. It’s free, it’s open source and it’s backed by amazing developer tools.
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    4. One framework for creating powerful cross-platform games. The spiritual successor to XNA with 1000's of titles shipped across desktop, mobile, and console platforms. MonoGame is a fully managed .NET open source game framework without any black boxes.
    5. 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!
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