Add engine Summary List Top Rated Game Engines  (0 - 30 of 276)
Source

96% - Source

2 weeks ago Released 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

90% - Unity

20 hours ago Released 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...

GoldSource

96% - GoldSource

5 months ago Released 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...

Unreal Engine 3

94% - Unreal Engine 3

2 weeks ago Released 2007 with a commercial licence

Unreal Engine 3 is a complete game development framework for next-generation consoles and DirectX9-equipped PCs, providing the vast array of core technologies...

Unreal Development Kit

95% - Unreal Development Kit

2 weeks ago Released 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...

Custom Built

94% - Custom Built

22 hours ago Released 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...

CryENGINE 3

95% - CryENGINE 3

1 month ago Released 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...

CryENGINE 2

92% - CryENGINE 2

3 months ago Released 2007 with a commercial licence

Real time editing, bump mapping, dynamic lights, network system, integrated physics system, shaders, shadows and a dynamic music system are just some...

GameMaker: Studio

85% - GameMaker: Studio

1 day ago Released 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...

X-Ray Engine

83% - X-Ray Engine

5 months ago Released 2007 with a commercial licence

The X-ray Engine is a DirectX 8.1/9 Shader Model 3.0 graphics engine. Up to a million polygons can be on-screen at any one time. The engine features HDR...

FPSC

68% - FPSC

1 week ago Released 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.

id Tech 4

88% - id Tech 4

1 year ago Released 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...

SAGE (Strategy Action Game Engine)

90% - SAGE (Strategy Action Game Engine)

2 months ago Released 2001 with a proprietary licence

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

id Tech 3

85% - id Tech 3

9 months ago Released 1999 with a gpl licence

Previously called the "QUAKE 3 Engine" and one of the most successful licensed engines in history, id Tech 3 was the engine used to create games such...

Xash3D Engine

96% - Xash3D Engine

2 months ago Released 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...

Spring

97% - Spring

2 months ago Released 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...

Blender Game Engine

94% - Blender Game Engine

2 weeks ago Released 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 2

91% - Unreal Engine 2

4 months ago Released 2000 with a commercial licence

Unreal Engine 2 is a complete game development framework targeted at today's mainstream PC's, Microsoft's Xbox game console, and Sony's PlayStation 2.

GEM 2

95% - GEM 2

3 days ago Released 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...

Refractor 2

95% - Refractor 2

4 years ago Released 2002 with a commercial licence

The Refractor Engine, is a game engine designed by Stockholm-based studio Refraction Games, first developed for the computer game Codename Eagle, which...

HPL2

95% - HPL2

6 months ago Released 2010 with a commercial licence

An extensively updated version of HPL1 engine. Uses industry standard technologies such as OpenGL, OpenAL and Newton Game Dynamics.

Unreal Engine 4

97% - Unreal Engine 4

1 day ago Released Mar 19, 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...

Quake Engine

94% - Quake Engine

8 months ago Released 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...

Unknown

86% - Unknown

1 month 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.

Construct

95% - Construct

4 months ago Released 2008 with a gpl licence

Construct is a free powerful and easy to use development software for both DirectX 9-based games and applications,in a WYSIWYG environment. It includes...

Unreal Engine 1

92% - Unreal Engine 1

9 months ago Released 1998 with a commercial licence

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

Frostbite

92% - Frostbite

4 years ago Released 2008 with a commercial licence

Frostbite is a next-generation FPS engine built from the ground up to power Battlefield: Bad Company and other upcoming games from DICE across all high-end...

ioquake3

94% - ioquake3

1 year ago Released 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...

Doom Engine

91% - Doom Engine

4 months ago Released 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...

Westwood 2D

97% - Westwood 2D

2 years ago Released 1995 with a proprietary licence

This is not an engine in itself, this is just a term that can be used as a name for the "2D" RTS games Westwood Studios developed. They never officially...

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Source
Source Commercial Released 2004
Xash3D Engine
Xash3D Engine GPL Released 2011
Unreal Engine 4
Unreal Engine 4 Commercial Released Mar 19, 2014
CryENGINE 3
CryENGINE 3 Commercial Released 2011
Unity
Unity Commercial Released 2005
CryENGINE 4
CryENGINE 4 Commercial Released May 27, 2014
RAGE
RAGE Proprietary Released 2006
X-Ray Engine
X-Ray Engine Commercial Released 2007
id Tech 4
id Tech 4 Commercial Released 2003
RenderWare
RenderWare Commercial Released 1997
GoldSource
GoldSource Commercial Released 1998
Zero Engine
Zero Engine Proprietary Released 1999
Blender Game Engine
Blender Game Engine GPL Released 2009
Frostbite 3
Frostbite 3 Proprietary Released Nov 30, 2013
GameMaker: Studio
GameMaker: Studio Commercial Released 1999