Top 81 Desktop Game Engines Compared

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Unity Logo
2005 // 2D + 3D //
C#mobile, desktop, console, browser, vr, arRoyalty ($1M+)25.8m-
Unreal Engine Logo
1998 // 2D + 3D //
C++, Blueprintmobile, desktop, console, browser, vr, arRoyalty ($1M+)33.8m-
RPG Maker Logo
1992 // 2D //
JavaScriptmobile, desktop, console, browserFlat Fee21.2m-
Godot Logo
2014 // 2D + 3D //
GDScript, C#, C++, VisualScriptmobile, desktop, console, browserFree31.1m78.1k
Ren'Py Logo
2004 // 2D //
Pythonmobile, desktop, browserFree2717.1k4.1k
GameMaker Logo
1999 // 2D + 3D //
GameMaker Language (GML)mobile, desktop, console, browserFreemium2594.9k-
Construct 3 Logo
2017 // 2D //
JavaScriptmobile, desktop, browserSaaS1463.3k-
Luadesktop, mobileFree2109.1k3.9k
Open 3D Engine Logo
2021 // 2D + 3D //
C++, Luadesktop, consoleFree499.9k7.0k
BuildBox Logo
2014 // 3D //
JavaScriptmobile, desktop, browserSaaS296.0k-
Haxe Logo
2005 // 2D + 3D
Haxemobile, desktop, console, browserFree484.0k5.8k
Defold Logo
2012 // 2D
Luamobile, desktop, browserFree470.2k3.3k
Flax Engine Logo
2018 // 2D + 3D //
C#, C++desktop, console, mobile, vr, arRoyalty ($250k+) 369.0k5.1k
Stride Logo
2015 // 2D + 3D //
C#mobile, desktop, console, vrFree365.7k5.8k
Cocos Creator Logo
2016 // 2D + 3D //
JavaScript, TypeScriptmobile, desktop, browser, consoleFree362.2k-
Cocos2d Logo
2010 // 2D
C++, Python, Javascriptmobile, desktop, browserFree462.2k17.6k
PlayCanvas Logo
2011 // 2D + 3D //
JavaScriptbrowser, mobile, desktop, vr, arFreemium362.1k8.8k
Bevy Logo
2020 // 3D
Rustdesktop, browserFree459.7k28.6k
MonoGame Logo
2012 // 2D
C#mobile, desktop, consoleFree353.0k10.3k
Armory Logo
2D + 3D //
Haxedesktop, mobile, console, browser, vrFree346.3k2.9k
Visualmobile, desktop, console, browserFreemium135.2k-
CryEngine Logo
2002 // 3D //
C++, C#desktop, console, vrRoyalty431.3k-
CopperCube Logo
2D + 3D //
JavaScript, ActionScriptmobile, desktop, browser, vrFreemium330.1k-
GameSalad Logo
2010 // 2D //
Luamobile, desktop, browserFreemium226.4k-
Luamobile, desktop, browserFree224.8k2.3k
KlayGE Logo
2000 // 3D
C++mobile, desktop, browserFree422.4k1.9k
LibGDX Logo
2010 // 2D + 3D
Javamobile, desktop, browserFree418.0k22.2k
Dartmobile, desktop, browserFree315.7k8.4k
Panda3D Logo
2002 // 2D + 3D
Python, C++desktop, browser, mobileFree315.1k4.1k
Javadesktop, browser, vrFree39.4k3.6k
Evergine Logo
2D + 3D //
C#, C++mobile, desktop, console, browser, vr, arSaaS47.0k-
Pascalmobile, desktop, browser, vrFree36.9k799
UPBGE Logo
2D + 3D //
PythondesktopFree35.4k1.2k
Spring Engine Logo
2007 // 3D
C++, LuadesktopFree54.6k3.3k
GDevelop Logo
2008 // 2D + 3D //
JavaScriptdesktop, mobile, browserFreemium24.5k5.5k
Heaps.io Logo
2D + 3D
Haxemobile, desktop, console, browserFree34.4k3.0k
JavaScriptbrowser, desktop, mobileFree43.9k9.7k
RPG in a Box Logo
2D + 3D //
BauxitedesktopFlat Fee33.8k-
HaxeFlixel Logo
2011 // 2D
Haxemobile, desktop, browserFree33.3k1.8k
Egret Logo
2014 // 2D + 3D //
TypeScript, JavaScriptmobile, desktop, browserFreemium32.3k-
WickedEngine Logo
2022 // 3D //
C++, Luadesktop, browser, consoleFree31.9k5.0k
C#mobile, desktop, consoleFree31.8k216
AppGameKit Logo
2011 // 2D + 3D //
AppGameKit Script, C++mobile, desktop, console, vrFlat Fee31.5k-
Fyrox Logo
2D + 3D //
Rustdesktop, browserFree31.4k6.8k
C++, GMLdesktop, browserFree31.3k305
Amethyst Logo
2D + 3D
Rustdesktop, browserFree41.1k8.0k
RustdesktopFree38783.9k
Allegro Logo
1995 // 2D
C, C++mobile, desktopFree38241.7k
Javadesktop, mobileFree3575664
ActionScriptmobile, desktop, browserFree35292.8k
Orx Logo
2D
Cdesktop, mobile, browserFree44741.2k
macroquad Logo
2D + 3D
Rustdesktop, mobile, browserFree32582.5k
ct.js Logo
2D + 3D //
JavaScriptdesktop, browserFree42391.4k
ezEngine Logo
2D + 3D //
C++desktop, mobile, browserFree31171.1k
Gomobile, desktop, browserFree3-9.1k
Ambient Logo
2D + 3D
RustdesktopFree5-3.6k
LumixEngine Logo
LumixEngine
2D + 3D //
C++desktopFree3-3.2k
C++, JavaScript, TypeScriptdesktop, mobile, browserFree3-3.1k
X-Ray Engine Logo
X-Ray Engine
3D
C++desktopFree3-2.6k
C4 Engine Logo
1999 // 3D //
C++desktop, consoleFlat Fee4--
Urho3D Logo
2D + 3D //
C++, AngelScriptmobile, desktop, browser, consoleFree4-4.4k
Pyxel Logo
Pyxel
2D
PythondesktopFree3-12.7k
RustdesktopFree4-4.5k
Halley Game Engine Logo
Halley Game Engine
2D + 3D
C++desktop, consoleFree3-3.4k
Gomobile, desktop, browserFree3-1.7k
Oak Logo
Oak
2D
GodesktopFree4-1.5k
Intrinsic Logo
Intrinsic
3D
C++desktop, vrFree4-1.0k
G3N Logo
3D //
GodesktopFree4-2.5k
C++mobile, desktop, consoleFree4-2.0k
Spartan Engine Logo
Spartan Engine
3D //
C++desktop, console, vrFree4-1.9k
C++, Luadesktop, browserFree3--
Amulet Logo
2D + 3D
Luamobile, desktop, browserFree2-477
GodesktopFree2-591
Javadesktop, mobileFree3-557
Planimeter Game Engine 2D Logo
Planimeter Game Engine 2D
2D
LuadesktopFree4-710
C++, LuadesktopPaid3--
Turso3D Logo
Turso3D
3D
C++desktopFree3-181
Haxemobile, desktop, browserFree3-479
Minko framework Logo
Minko framework
3D
C++, ActionScriptdesktop, browser, mobileFree3-900
RavEngine Logo
RavEngine
3D
C++desktopFree3-225
rbfx Logo
2D + 3D //
C++, C#desktop, mobile, browserFree3-685

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