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Source

1. Source

3 days ago Released Oct 31, 2004 with a commercial licence

The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. Its unique features include a large degree of modularity and flexibility, an artist-driven...

Unity

2. Unity

1 hour ago Released May 30, 2005 with a commercial licence

Unity is a multiplatform game development tool, designed from the start to ease creation. A fully integrated professional application, Unity just happens...

Wave Engine

3. Wave Engine

1 week ago Released Feb 21, 2013 with a proprietary licence

Wave Engine was born 2 years ago with the exciting mission of developing an engine to help the mobile game developers’ community.

OpenMW

4. OpenMW

5 days ago TBD with a gpl licence

The Open Source Engine Reimplementation of the Game Morrowind.

Unreal Development Kit

5. Unreal Development Kit

2 weeks ago Released Oct 31, 2009 with a commercial licence

UDK is Unreal Engine 3 – the complete professional development framework. All the tools you need to create great games, advanced visualizations and detailed...

CryENGINE 3

6. CryENGINE 3

2 weeks ago Released Aug 15, 2011 with a commercial licence

CryENGINE®3 is the first PC, Playstation®3, and Xbox 360™ all-in-one game development solution that is Next-Gen ready with scalable computation and graphics...

2D Fighter Maker 2nd

7. 2D Fighter Maker 2nd

11 months ago TBD with a commercial licence

2D Fighter Maker 2nd (FM2K) was released by ASCII's successor company, Enterbrain. An update to the original version, FM2K allowed for a greater amount...

Game Maker Studio

8. Game Maker Studio

15 hours ago Released Nov 14, 1999 with a commercial licence

The GameMaker: Studio™ family of products caters to entry-level novices and seasoned game development professionals equally, allowing them to create casual...

Zero Engine

9. Zero Engine

1 year ago Released Dec 26, 1999 with a proprietary licence

A proprietary game engine developed by Pandemic Studios, first used Battlezone II: Combat Commander and later used in several Star Wars games including...

Custom Built

10. Custom Built

59 minutes ago Released Sep 1, 2007 with a commercial licence

The engine used to build this game was a once-off creation, designed explicitly to run this particular title. This is not a _real_ game engine, this is...

Phoenix Engine

11. Phoenix Engine

4 years ago TBD with a commercial licence

The Phoenix Engine is under development by Wolfire Games, it's being used to power their upcoming game Overgrowth. The Phoenix Engine aims to be easily...

Frostbite 3

12. Frostbite 3

1 month ago Released Nov 30, 2013 with a proprietary licence

In development since 2011, Frostbite 3 is an improvement of Frostbite 2 and will debut with Battlefield 4 in 2013. It only supports DirectX 11 on PCs...

Xash3D Engine

13. Xash3D Engine

3 days ago Released Apr 23, 2011 with a gpl licence

Xash3D is a custom Gold Source build from a scratch. Xash3D overcomes obsolete Gold Source engine's limits and provides for you a new quality of gaming...

Spark

14. Spark

6 days ago TBD with a commercial licence

The Spark engine is designed to enable small teams to make immersive games. As a tiny team ourselves, having tools that let us iterate extremely quickly...

Chrome Engine 6

15. Chrome Engine 6

3 weeks ago Released Jun 1, 2014 with a proprietary licence

Chrome Engine is a proprietary 3D game engine developed by Techland. The current version, Chrome Engine 6, supports Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, and PlayStation...

Pyrogenesis

16. Pyrogenesis

1 year ago TBD with a gpl licence

Pyrogenesis is the nickname given to the custom built engine developed for 0 A.D. Featuring an enriched 3D environment, a particle system, OGL graphics...

Spring

17. Spring

4 months ago Released May 4, 2005 with a gpl licence

This page is merely a hub for spring projects listed on moddb. For more information about the spring engine head on over to spring website. You will notice...

Unreal Engine 4

18. Unreal Engine 4

2 hours ago Released Mar 18, 2014 with a commercial licence

The most world-class game engine to date, Unreal Engine 4 gives you the power to do more than ever before. Bring your creative visions to life directly...

Adventure Game Studio

19. Adventure Game Studio

21 hours ago Released Feb 10, 2009 with a public domain licence

Adventure Game Studio allows you to create your own point-and-click adventure games, similar to the early 90's Sierra and Lucasarts adventures. It consists...

Adobe Flash Professional

20. Adobe Flash Professional

1 day ago Released May 5, 2010 with a commercial licence

More a platform than an engine, Adobe® Flash® Professional is the industry standard for interactive authoring and delivery of immersive experiences that...

Unknown

21. Unknown

20 hours ago TBD with a commercial licence

The engine used to build this game is unknown. This is not a _real_ game engine, this is a generic placeholder.

FOnline Engine

22. FOnline Engine

1 month ago Released Aug 30, 2010 with a proprietary licence

FOnline Developers are a young creative group determined to recreate the feeling and gameplay of the games Fallout and Fallout 2, pushing it even further...

Stencyl

23. Stencyl

1 week ago Released Apr 29, 2012 with a commercial licence

Its a very easy engine to use, and many, many users use it, its free engine, but you can also buy extra functions to it. So you can delete thier splash...

DarkPlaces engine

24. DarkPlaces engine

1 day ago Released Mar 30, 2000 with a gpl licence

Highly evolved engine based on id Software technology, available under dual license (GPL, proprietary licensing for commercial use available).

XNA

25. XNA

6 days ago Released Dec 31, 2006 with a public domain licence

Microsoft XNA is a set of tools with a managed runtime environment provided by Microsoft that facilitates video game development and management. XNA attempts...

Frostbite 2

26. Frostbite 2

1 year ago Released Dec 29, 2011 with a commercial licence

Frostbite 2 was one of the first engines released to support DirectX 11 technology debuting with DICE's blockbuster Battlefield 3.

Doom Engine

27. Doom Engine

2 months ago Released Dec 10, 1993 with a gpl licence

The Doom engine is the game engine that powers the id Software games Doom and Doom II, as well as Raven Software's titles Heretic and Hexen, then finally...

Ren'py

28. Ren'py

18 hours ago Released Sep 5, 2004 with a mit licence

Ren'Py is a free, 2D, and cross-platform engine that helps you make story-based games including visual novels and simulation games. It uses a scripting...

Moai

29. Moai

2 days ago Released Jul 1, 2011 with a mit licence

Moai is the mobile platform for pro game developers, with an open source SDK and cloud-based game services for rapid development of iOS and Android titles...

ioquake3

30. ioquake3

6 months ago Released Aug 25, 2005 with a gpl licence

ioquake3.org is the de-facto standard in Quake 3 technology post-opensource release. Others base themselves on the hard work of the hundreds who have...

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Unity
Unity Commercial Released May 30, 2005
Unreal Development Kit
Unreal Development Kit Commercial Released Oct 31, 2009
Source
Source Commercial Released Oct 31, 2004
Unreal Engine 4
Unreal Engine 4 Commercial Released Mar 18, 2014
CryENGINE 3
CryENGINE 3 Commercial Released Aug 15, 2011
Wave Engine
Wave Engine Proprietary Released Feb 21, 2013
Game Maker Studio
Game Maker Studio Commercial Released Nov 14, 1999
DarkPlaces engine
DarkPlaces engine GPL Released Mar 30, 2000
Custom Built
Custom Built Commercial Released Sep 1, 2007
Xash3D Engine
Xash3D Engine GPL Released Apr 23, 2011
SAGE (Strategy Action Game Engine)
SAGE (Strategy Action Game Engine) Proprietary Released Jun 14, 2001
FPSC
FPSC Commercial Released Dec 1, 2005
2D Fighter Maker 2nd
2D Fighter Maker 2nd Commercial TBD
OpenMW
OpenMW GPL TBD
Blender Game Engine
Blender Game Engine GPL Released Aug 30, 2009