Summary List Popular Game Engines  (0 - 30 of 546)

1. Unity

1 day 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...

Unreal Development Kit

2. Unreal Development Kit

3 days 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...


3. Source

2 weeks 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...


4. Ness-Engine

14 hours ago Released Apr 14, 2014 with a zlib licence

Ness-engine is a scene-oriented, efficient and flexible 2D rendering engine. It is written in c++ with a clean oop design, and provide rich functionality...

Custom Built

5. Custom Built

13 hours 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...


6. CryENGINE 3

1 week 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...

Unreal Engine 4

7. Unreal Engine 4

1 day 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...

C4 Engine

8. C4 Engine

2 months ago Released May 4, 2005 with a commercial licence

The C4 Engine is a comprehensive suite of professional, robustly implemented game programming tools for PlayStation 4, Windows, Mac, and Linux.

ENIGMA Development Environment

9. ENIGMA Development Environment

10 hours ago Released Jan 1, 2007 with a gpl licence

ENIGMA is a free and open source development environment geared towards game development and compiled for maximum speed!


10. GoldSource

3 months ago Released Nov 17, 1998 with a commercial licence

This QuakeWorld-based engine powered some of the most critically acclaimed engine's of it's day, like Half-Life, Counter-Strike, Day of Defeat, and many...

Xash3D Engine

11. 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...

Construct 2

12. Construct 2

7 hours ago Released Jul 1, 2011 with a commercial licence

Construct 2 is an exciting new program that lets you make games — no programming knowledge required! Bundled with over 120 sound effects, loads of original...


13. ScummVM

1 day ago Released Oct 4, 2001 with a gpl licence

ScummVM allows you to play many of the old adventure games on modern system and systems where they were never released.


14. Pyrogenesis

2 months 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...

Wave Engine

15. Wave Engine

2 weeks 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.

id Tech 4

16. id Tech 4

11 months ago Released Aug 2, 2003 with a commercial licence

Previously referred to as the 'Doom 3 Engine', Tech 4 is id Software's current licensing platform. Powering games such as Doom 3, Quake 4 and Enemy Territory...

Chrome Engine 6

17. Chrome Engine 6

3 months 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...

SAGE (Strategy Action Game Engine)

18. SAGE (Strategy Action Game Engine)

6 months ago Released Jun 14, 2001 with a proprietary licence

The SAGE engine is a game engine used by Westwood Studios and Electronic Arts for real-time strategy games.

Frostbite 3

19. Frostbite 3

1 week 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...

DarkPlaces engine

20. DarkPlaces engine

1 week 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).

GameMaker: Studio

21. GameMaker: Studio

2 days ago Released Nov 13, 1999 with a commercial licence

GameMaker: Studio caters to entry-level novices and seasoned game development professionals equally, allowing them to create cross-platform games in record...

2D Fighter Maker 2nd

22. 2D Fighter Maker 2nd

1 year 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...


23. GEM 2

1 week ago Released Feb 19, 2009 with a commercial licence

GEM 2 is the latest middleware from the Ukrainian game developers Best Way. Their engine is already well known in Eastern Europe and multiple titles were...

Quake Engine

24. Quake Engine

1 week ago Released Jun 22, 1996 with a gpl licence

The Quake engine is the game engine that was written to power 1996's Quake, written by id Software. It featured true 3D realtime rendering and is now...

Storm Engine 2 (working title)

25. Storm Engine 2 (working title)

1 day ago TBD with a gpl licence

Forked from RBDoom 3 BFG (Doom 3 BFG GPL) and greatly improved, Storm Engine 2 provides explosive mix of id Tech 4 and id Tech 5 technologies. Flexible...

Blender Game Engine

26. Blender Game Engine

1 week ago Released Aug 30, 2009 with a gpl licence

The Blender Game Engine is a component of Blender, a free and open-source comprehensive 3D production suite, used for making real-time interactive content...

Unreal Engine 1

27. Unreal Engine 1

3 weeks ago Released Jan 1, 1998 with a commercial licence

The first generation, Unreal Engine integrated rendering, collision detection, AI, visibility, networking and file system management into one complete...


28. FPSC

3 weeks ago Released Dec 1, 2005 with a commercial licence

This engine is the code behind "The game Creator's" FPS Creator development tool, A powerful, yet rough FPS engine.

001 Game Creator

29. 001 Game Creator

1 week ago Released Dec 31, 2003 with a creative commons licence

001 Game Creator is a completely free, easy-to-use object-oriented program that allows you to bring your unique game ideas and concepts to life.

Raycasting Game Maker

30. Raycasting Game Maker

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

The Raycasting Game Maker is a free easy to use game editor that creates simple raycasting games in the style of Wolf3D. The finished game needs only...

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CryENGINE 3 Commercial Released Aug 15, 2011
Source Commercial Released Oct 31, 2004
Unity Commercial Released May 30, 2005
Unreal Development Kit
Unreal Development Kit Commercial Released Oct 31, 2009
GoldSource Commercial Released Nov 17, 1998
Pyrogenesis GPL TBD
id Tech 4
id Tech 4 Commercial Released Aug 2, 2003
Unreal Engine 4
Unreal Engine 4 Commercial Released Mar 18, 2014
Ness-Engine Zlib Released Apr 14, 2014
Frostbite 3
Frostbite 3 Proprietary Released Nov 30, 2013
SAGE (Strategy Action Game Engine)
SAGE (Strategy Action Game Engine) Proprietary Released Jun 14, 2001
Xash3D Engine
Xash3D Engine GPL Released Apr 23, 2011
Custom Built
Custom Built Commercial Released Sep 1, 2007
Chrome Engine 6
Chrome Engine 6 Proprietary Released Jun 1, 2014
GEM 2 Commercial Released Feb 19, 2009