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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, 1466440133Jun 20th 2016 More Details
Phaser 0free (MIT) 61
45 flash-like, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, typescript, webgl, free, 1468228331Jul 11th 2016 More Details
pixi.js 0free (MIT) 57
50 2d, webgl, free, 1465725789Jun 12th 2016 More Details
GameMaker $200 54
40 game-maker, 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, map-editor, 1407499200Aug 8th 2014 More Details
Turbulenz 0free (MIT) 48
40 2d, 3d, webgl, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, networking, 1450832952Dec 22nd 2015 More Details
CAAT 0free (MIT) 45
25 2d, free, webgl, 1372766662Jul 2nd 2013 More Details
lycheeJS 0free (MIT) 44
45 2d, sounds, debug, ui, networking, 1467027974Jun 27th 2016 More Details
melonJS 0free (MIT) 42
45 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, free, map-editor, 1467975593Jul 8th 2016 More Details
Quintus 0free (MIT) 42
40 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, 1456597164Feb 27th 2016 More Details
LimeJS 0free (Apache) 36
40 2d, sounds, physics, free, 1433177258Jun 1st 2015 More Details
enchant.js 0free (MIT) 35
35 2d, sounds, collisions, physics, webgl, free, 1451908327Jan 4th 2016 More Details
Isogenic Engine 0.1varies 31
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
GC DevKit 0free (Mozilla) 29
40 2d, mobile-first, sounds, collisions, physics, debug, 1458840624Mar 24th 2016 More Details
FrozenJS 0free (MIT) 29
45 2d, free, sounds, collisions, physics, 1379150294Sep 14th 2013 More Details
Kiwi.js 0free (MIT) 28
45 2d, webgl, physics, free, 1447625935Nov 15th 2015 More Details