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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, 1426109343Mar 11th 2015 More Details
pixi.js 0free (MIT) 55
50 2d, webgl, free, 1425998253Mar 10th 2015 More Details
Phaser 0free (MIT) 55
45 flash-like, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, typescript, webgl, free, 1424699695Feb 23rd 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, 1421917262Jan 22nd 2015 More Details
PlayCanvas 0free 49
40 3d, cloud-based, free, webgl, sounds, 1425560938Mar 5th 2015 More Details
Turbulenz 0free (MIT) 48
40 2d, 3d, webgl, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, networking, 1409876993Sep 4th 2014 More Details
lycheeJS 0free (MIT) 43
45 2d, sounds, debug, ui, networking, 1421757607Jan 20th 2015 More Details
melonJS 0free (MIT) 41
45 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, free, map-editor, 1425608172Mar 5th 2015 More Details
Cocos2d-X 0free (MIT) 40
40 ios-like, free, 2d, physics, 1419921622Dec 30th 2014 More Details
Quintus 0free (MIT) 40
40 jquery-like, 2d, sounds, free, 1425322319Mar 2nd 2015 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, 1423125637Feb 5th 2015 More Details
enchant.js 0free (MIT) 33
30 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, 1425349132Mar 2nd 2015 More Details
voxel.js 0free (BSD) 26
40 webgl, 3d, voxel, sounds, physics, networking, 1420488126Jan 5th 2015 More Details
Panda.js 0free (MIT) 23
45 free, 2d, webgl, mobile, physics, sounds, modular, 1424181016Feb 17th 2015 More Details
Kiwi.js 0free (MIT) 20
35 2d, webgl, physics, free, 1426127210Mar 11th 2015 More Details