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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, 1417739900Dec 5th 2014 More Details
pixi.js 0free (MIT) 54
45 2d, webgl, free, 1416056641Nov 15th 2014 More Details
Phaser 0free (MIT) 53
45 flash-like, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, typescript, webgl, free, 1417693258Dec 4th 2014 More Details
GameMaker $200 52
40 game-maker, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, map-editor, 1407499200Aug 8th 2014 More Details
Three.js 0free (MIT) 51
45 3d, webgl, free, 1414535632Oct 28th 2014 More Details
PlayCanvas 0free 49
40 3d, cloud-based, free, webgl, sounds, 1417718712Dec 4th 2014 More Details
Turbulenz 0free (MIT) 47
40 2d, 3d, webgl, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, networking, 1409876993Sep 5th 2014 More Details
lycheeJS 0free (MIT) 43
45 2d, sounds, debug, ui, networking, 1411422266Sep 22nd 2014 More Details
melonJS 0free (MIT) 41
45 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, free, map-editor, 1417766840Dec 5th 2014 More Details
Cocos2d-X 0free (MIT) 40
40 ios-like, free, 2d, physics, 1414120496Oct 24th 2014 More Details
Quintus 0free (MIT) 39
40 jquery-like, 2d, sounds, free, 1415066312Nov 4th 2014 More Details
WADE 0free (varies) 39
45 2d, isometric, modular, physics, 1407240000Aug 5th 2014 More Details
Crafty 0free (MIT) 36
45 free, 2d, sounds, collisions, 1415977895Nov 14th 2014 More Details
LimeJS 0free (Apache) 35
40 2d, sounds, physics, free, 1413224087Oct 13th 2014 More Details
enchant.js 0free (MIT) 33
30 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, webgl, free, 1413972439Oct 22nd 2014 More Details
Isogenic Engine 0.1varies 30
40 2d, isometric, physics, path-finding, networking, 1393263288Feb 24th 2014 More Details
GC DevKit 0free (Mozilla) 28
40 2d, mobile-first, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, 1403733286Jun 25th 2014 More Details
voxel.js 0free (BSD) 26
40 webgl, 3d, voxel, sounds, physics, networking, 1394858835Mar 15th 2014 More Details