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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
35 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, map-editor, 1406548800Jul 28th 2014 More Details
EaselJS 0free (MIT) 64
45 flash-like, 2d, sounds, free, 1454344629Feb 1st 2016 More Details
Phaser 0free (MIT) 60
45 flash-like, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, typescript, webgl, free, 1444907198Oct 15th 2015 More Details
pixi.js 0free (MIT) 56
50 2d, webgl, free, 1450808946Dec 22nd 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, 1447894922Nov 18th 2015 More Details
PlayCanvas 0free 50
45 3d, cloud-based, free, webgl, sounds, 1454587946Feb 4th 2016 More Details
Turbulenz 0free (MIT) 48
40 2d, 3d, webgl, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, networking, 1450832952Dec 22nd 2015 More Details
lycheeJS 0free (MIT) 43
45 2d, sounds, debug, ui, networking, 1448873982Nov 30th 2015 More Details
melonJS 0free (MIT) 42
45 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, free, map-editor, 1454480472Feb 3rd 2016 More Details
Quintus 0free (MIT) 42
45 jquery-like, 2d, sounds, free, 1454439250Feb 2nd 2016 More Details
Cocos2d-X 0free (MIT) 41
40 ios-like, free, 2d, physics, 1430409687Apr 30th 2015 More Details
WADE 0free (varies) 41
45 2d, isometric, modular, physics, 1407240000Aug 5th 2014 More Details
Crafty 0free (MIT) 37
45 free, 2d, sounds, collisions, 1447010751Nov 8th 2015 More Details
LimeJS 0free (Apache) 35
40 2d, sounds, physics, free, 1433177258Jun 1st 2015 More Details
enchant.js 0free (MIT) 34
35 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, webgl, free, 1451908327Jan 4th 2016 More Details
Isogenic Engine 0.1varies 31
35 2d, isometric, physics, path-finding, networking, 1393263288Feb 24th 2014 More Details
Panda.js 0free (MIT) 30
45 free, 2d, webgl, mobile, physics, sounds, modular, 1424181016Feb 17th 2015 More Details
GC DevKit 0free (Mozilla) 29
40 2d, mobile-first, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, 1450343248Dec 17th 2015 More Details
Kiwi.js 0free (MIT) 27
40 2d, webgl, physics, free, 1447625935Nov 15th 2015 More Details
voxel.js 0free (BSD) 26
35 webgl, 3d, voxel, sounds, physics, networking, 1444009007Oct 4th 2015 More Details