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Name Cost Popularity Rating Tags Last Release Details
Construct 2 0.1varies 100
40 game-maker, free, 2d, 3d, webgl, sounds, collisions, physics, 1408449600Aug 19th 2014 More Details
ImpactJS $99 86
40 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, map-editor, 1406548800Jul 28th 2014 More Details
EaselJS 0free (MIT) 63
45 flash-like, 2d, sounds, free, 1436909432Jul 14th 2015 More Details
Phaser 0free (MIT) 57
45 flash-like, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, typescript, webgl, free, 1427340454Mar 25th 2015 More Details
pixi.js 0free (MIT) 56
50 2d, webgl, free, 1435450200Jun 27th 2015 More Details
GameMaker $200 53
40 game-maker, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, map-editor, 1407499200Aug 8th 2014 More Details
Three.js 0free (MIT) 51
45 3d, webgl, free, 1433982743Jun 10th 2015 More Details
PlayCanvas 0free 50
40 3d, cloud-based, free, webgl, sounds, 1437413514Jul 20th 2015 More Details
Turbulenz 0free (MIT) 48
40 2d, 3d, webgl, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, networking, 1409876993Sep 4th 2014 More Details
lycheeJS 0free (MIT) 44
45 2d, sounds, debug, ui, networking, 1433205895Jun 1st 2015 More Details
melonJS 0free (MIT) 42
45 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, free, map-editor, 1437384427Jul 20th 2015 More Details
Quintus 0free (MIT) 41
45 jquery-like, 2d, sounds, free, 1434382352Jun 15th 2015 More Details
Cocos2d-X 0free (MIT) 40
40 ios-like, free, 2d, physics, 1430409687Apr 30th 2015 More Details
WADE 0free (varies) 40
45 2d, isometric, modular, physics, 1407240000Aug 5th 2014 More Details
Crafty 0free (MIT) 37
45 free, 2d, sounds, collisions, 1415977895Nov 14th 2014 More Details
LimeJS 0free (Apache) 35
40 2d, sounds, physics, free, 1433177258Jun 1st 2015 More Details
enchant.js 0free (MIT) 33
35 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, webgl, free, 1418788401Dec 16th 2014 More Details
Isogenic Engine 0.1varies 30
40 2d, isometric, physics, path-finding, networking, 1393263288Feb 24th 2014 More Details
GC DevKit 0free (Mozilla) 29
40 2d, mobile-first, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, 1437168469Jul 17th 2015 More Details
Panda.js 0free (MIT) 28
45 free, 2d, webgl, mobile, physics, sounds, modular, 1424181016Feb 17th 2015 More Details
voxel.js 0free (BSD) 26
40 webgl, 3d, voxel, sounds, physics, networking, 1428785824Apr 11th 2015 More Details
Kiwi.js 0free (MIT) 23
40 2d, webgl, physics, free, 1426127210Mar 11th 2015 More Details