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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, 1384293184Nov 12th 2013 More Details
ImpactJS $99 87
40 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, map-editor, 1377666000Aug 28th 2013 More Details
EaselJS 0free (MIT) 62
45 flash-like, 2d, sounds, free, 1396373471Apr 1st 2014 More Details
pixi.js 0free (MIT) 52
45 2d, webgl, free, 1396274910Mar 31st 2014 More Details
GameMaker $200 49
35 game-maker, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, map-editor, 1377597600Aug 27th 2013 More Details
Three.js 0free (MIT) 49
45 3d, webgl, free, 1392783114Feb 18th 2014 More Details
Phaser 0free (MIT) 47
45 flash-like, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, typescript, webgl, free, 1395970969Mar 27th 2014 More Details
PlayCanvas 0free 47
40 3d, cloud-based, free, webgl, sounds, 1375284457Jul 31st 2013 More Details
Turbulenz 0free (MIT) 46
45 2d, 3d, webgl, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, networking, 1394210176Mar 7th 2014 More Details
CAAT 0free (MIT) 45
40 2d, free, webgl, 1372766662Jul 2nd 2013 More Details
Cocos2d-X 0free (MIT) 39
40 ios-like, free, 2d, physics, 1391587473Feb 5th 2014 More Details
lycheeJS 0free (MIT) 39
45 2d, sounds, debug, ui, networking, 1374519872Jul 22nd 2013 More Details
melonJS 0free (MIT) 38
45 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, free, map-editor, 1396359619Apr 1st 2014 More Details
WADE 0free (varies) 36
45 2d, isometric, modular, physics, 1379661859Sep 20th 2013 More Details
Crafty 0free (MIT) 35
45 free, 2d, sounds, collisions, 1366744500Apr 23rd 2013 More Details
Quintus 0free (MIT) 35
45 jquery-like, 2d, sounds, free, 1394568079Mar 11th 2014 More Details
LimeJS 0free (Apache) 34
45 2d, sounds, physics, free, 1396553723Apr 3rd 2014 More Details
enchant.js 0free (MIT) 32
35 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, webgl, free, 1395999410Mar 28th 2014 More Details
Isogenic Engine 0.1varies 30
40 2d, isometric, physics, path-finding, networking, 1393263288Feb 24th 2014 More Details
FrozenJS 0free (MIT) 29
45 2d, free, sounds, collisions, physics, 1379150294Sep 14th 2013 More Details
GC DevKit 0free (Mozilla) 28
40 2d, mobile-first, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, 1391564156Feb 4th 2014 More Details
voxel.js 0free (BSD) 25
40 webgl, 3d, voxel, sounds, physics, networking, 1394858835Mar 14th 2014 More Details