melonJS alternatives

  • 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 with extra services such as Cloud building.

    tags: 3d-engine c-scripting game-creation game-development game-engine
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Godot Engine

  • Godot is a fully featured, open source, MIT licensed game engine. It focuses on having great tools, and a visual oriented workflow that can export to PC, Mobile and Web platforms. It is a cross-platform 2D and 3D game engine and game development IDE.

    tags: Portable 2d-game-engine 2d-games 3d-engine 3d-game-engine
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Haiku FreeBSD
  • 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 elegantly to lower-end systems.

    tags: 3d-engine apple-metal-support cpp-development game-creation game-development
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • 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.

    tags: game-creation game-development game-engine html5-based ide
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android BSD iPad
  • Construct 2

  • Scirra Construct is a 2D game development engine with a focus on building games visually. No programming is required though the software uses a visual method for event handling that relies on programming concepts like variables, loops and conditions. It provides a powerful form of scripting that's as easy as clicking, dragging and dropping.

    tags: Portable 2d-games drag-and-drop easy-to-use game-creation
    platform: Windows
  • LÖVE

  • As you probably know by now, LÖVE is a framework for making 2D games in the Lua programming language. LÖVE is totally free, and can be used in anything from friendly open-source hobby projects, to evil, closed-source commercial ones.

    tags: 2d-games game-development game-engine lua lua-game-design
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone BSD iPad FreeBSD
  • Polycode

  • Polycode's core is written in C++ and currently runs on Mac, Windows and Linux with iOS and Android support planned in the future. All platform-specific functionality is abstracted into a cross-platform core and implemented natively on each platform, so the same C++ code will compile on each supported platform out of the box.

    tags: Discontinued create-animations development framework game-development
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Discontinued
  • 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 3D comes equipped with a full suite of tools and APIs to get your game to the finish line, no matter what your goals. Add publishing paths to PC, Mac, Xbox 360, Wii, iPhone, and the web, and you have the power to distribute games almost everywhere they are played.

    tags: 3d-graphics game-creation-platform game-development game-engine
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Stencyl

  • Stencyl is the creator of StencylWorks, a tool that has enabled creators of all all skills levels create iOS and Flash games in no time. In 2012, Stencyl will expand into Android and HTML5 game publishing.

    tags: code-with-blocks game-development ios-development no-coding visual-programming
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux

  • Achieve your Vision using our cutting-edge, 100% royalty-free technology!

    tags: 3d-engine crysis crytek game-creation-platform game-development
    platform: Windows
  • 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.

    tags: 2d-games 3d-engine 3d-games 3d-graphics game-creation
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • GameMaker: Studio

  • Continuing the legacy of Mark Overmars' Animo and Game Maker, GameMaker: Studio is a proprietary game-creation system which can export to multiple platforms including Windows, HTML5, Linux, iOS, Mac and Android.Often considered the fastest and easiest-to-use cross-platform game IDE technology, GameMaker: Studio allows developers to create games in a single codebase and then publish them to run natively across a wide number of mobile, desktop, and web platforms.

    tags: android-game-maker game-creation game-development ide iphone-game-maker
    platform: Windows
  • 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.

    tags: developer-tools development game-engine games lightweight
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone Raspberry Pi
  • Wick Editor

  • Wick is a free Flash-like browser-based toolkit for creating small interactive things for the Internet. With Wick, you can create games, animations, and everything in between. Your creations can run on any device with a web browser - that means mobile too. And since Wick lives in the browser, you don't have to download any extra software to use it!

    tags: flash-like-ide frames-per-second game-development game-engine html-editor
    platform: Online Self-Hosted
  • Castle Game Engine

  • An open-source 3D/2D game engine for ObjectPascal.

    tags: game-development game-engine objectpascal
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD