Alternatives to XNA Game Studio Express for all platforms with any license

  • Polycode

    Polycode is a C++ and Lua framework for building interactive applications. It is free, open source and cross-platform.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.8.4, released in May 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X 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 Personal Open Source Windows Linux

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  • MonoGame

    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....

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux Web GitHub

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    • It is the community made open-source version of XNA ddabrahimJun 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Construct Classic

    Construct Classic is a free, DirectX 9 game creator for Windows, designed for 2D games. It uses an event based system for defining how the game behaves, in a visual...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Construct Classic was retired in order to focus on https://alternativeto.net/software/construct-2/ 2. Last version, r2, released in February 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows

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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...

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Seems discontinued, the official website is no longer available.
  • PlayN

    PlayN is a cross-platform game library that allows you to create a single Java codebase that runs in HTML5, Java, Android and Flash.

    Free Open Source Windows

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XNA Game Studio Express Comments

Comment by RVasco
about XNA Game Studio Express · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

One of the best frameworks for 3D/2D game programming on Windows and XBOX360.

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