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Name Cost Popularity Rating Tags Last Release Details
Construct 2 0.1varies 100
45 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, 1406260687Jul 25th 2014 More Details
pixi.js 0free (MIT) 54
50 2d, webgl, free, 1405693457Jul 18th 2014 More Details
Phaser 0free (MIT) 52
45 flash-like, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, typescript, webgl, free, 1410428320Sep 11th 2014 More Details
GameMaker $200 50
40 game-maker, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, map-editor, 1407499200Aug 8th 2014 More Details
Three.js 0free (MIT) 50
45 3d, webgl, free, 1405547219Jul 16th 2014 More Details
PlayCanvas 0free 49
45 3d, cloud-based, free, webgl, sounds, 1410865917Sep 16th 2014 More Details
Turbulenz 0free (MIT) 47
40 2d, 3d, webgl, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, networking, 1409876993Sep 5th 2014 More Details
lycheeJS 0free (MIT) 41
45 2d, sounds, debug, ui, networking, 1407929186Aug 13th 2014 More Details
melonJS 0free (MIT) 40
45 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, free, map-editor, 1410440754Sep 11th 2014 More Details
Cocos2d-X 0free (MIT) 39
40 ios-like, free, 2d, physics, 1410434722Sep 11th 2014 More Details
Quintus 0free (MIT) 39
45 jquery-like, 2d, sounds, free, 1409605901Sep 1st 2014 More Details
WADE 0free (varies) 38
45 2d, isometric, modular, physics, 1407240000Aug 5th 2014 More Details
Crafty 0free (MIT) 35
45 free, 2d, sounds, collisions, 1391205193Jan 31st 2014 More Details
LimeJS 0free (Apache) 35
40 2d, sounds, physics, free, 1401608171Jun 1st 2014 More Details
enchant.js 0free (MIT) 33
30 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, webgl, free, 1410158620Sep 8th 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
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