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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 85
35 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, map-editor, 1406548800Jul 28th 2014 More Details
EaselJS 0free (MIT) 64
45 flash-like, 2d, sounds, free, 1496357491Jun 1st 2017 More Details
Phaser 0free (MIT) 63
45 flash-like, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, typescript, webgl, free, 1496420871Jun 2nd 2017 More Details
pixi.js 0free (MIT) 57
50 2d, webgl, free, 1494960484May 16th 2017 More Details
GameMaker $200 53
40 game-maker, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, map-editor, 1407499200Aug 8th 2014 More Details
Three.js 0free (MIT) 52
45 3d, webgl, free, 1496165180May 30th 2017 More Details
PlayCanvas 0free 51
45 3d, cloud-based, free, webgl, sounds, 1496422287Jun 2nd 2017 More Details
Turbulenz 0free (MIT) 48
40 2d, 3d, webgl, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, networking, 1450832952Dec 22nd 2015 More Details
lycheeJS 0free (MIT) 44
45 2d, sounds, debug, ui, networking, 1490647792Mar 27th 2017 More Details
melonJS 0free (MIT) 43
45 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, free, map-editor, 1493866684May 3rd 2017 More Details
Cocos2d-X 0free (MIT) 42
40 ios-like, free, 2d, physics, 1430409687Apr 30th 2015 More Details
Quintus 0free (MIT) 41
40 jquery-like, 2d, sounds, free, 1454439250Feb 2nd 2016 More Details
WADE 0free (varies) 41
45 2d, isometric, modular, physics, 1407240000Aug 5th 2014 More Details
Crafty 0free (MIT) 39
45 free, 2d, sounds, collisions, 1486925978Feb 12th 2017 More Details
enchant.js 0free (MIT) 36
35 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, webgl, free, 1451908327Jan 4th 2016 More Details
LimeJS 0free (Apache) 36
40 2d, sounds, physics, free, 1433177258Jun 1st 2015 More Details
Isogenic Engine 0.1varies 33
40 2d, isometric, physics, path-finding, networking, 1393263288Feb 24th 2014 More Details
Panda.js 0free (MIT) 31
45 free, 2d, webgl, mobile, physics, sounds, modular, 1424181016Feb 17th 2015 More Details
Kiwi.js 0free (MIT) 30
45 2d, webgl, physics, free, 1447625935Nov 15th 2015 More Details
GC DevKit 0free (Mozilla) 29
40 2d, mobile-first, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, 1458840624Mar 24th 2016 More Details
voxel.js 0free (BSD) 27
35 webgl, 3d, voxel, sounds, physics, networking, 1444009007Oct 4th 2015 More Details