List of game engines

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Game engines are tools available for game designers to code a game quickly and easily without building from the ground up.

Engines[edit]

Note: The following list is not exhaustive. It mixes game engines with rendering engines as well as API bindings without any distinctions.

Name Primary programming language Scripting Cross-platform 2D/3D oriented Target platform Notable games License Notes and references
4A Engine Yes 3D Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One Metro 2033, Metro: Last Light Proprietary
A-Frame (VR) HTML, Javascript JavaScript Yes 3D Cross-platform A-Painter[1] MIT Open source Entity component system WebVR framework
Adventure Game Interpreter C style Yes 2D DOS, Apple SOS, ProDOS, Classic Mac OS, Atari TOS List Proprietary
Adventure Game Studio C++ AGSScript Yes 2D Windows, Linux Chzo Mythos, The Blackwell Series Artistic 2.0 Mostly used to develop third-person pre-rendered graphic adventure games, one of the most popular for developing amateur adventure games
Alamo Yes 3D Windows, OS X, Xbox 360 Star Wars: Empire at War, Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption, Universe at War: Earth Assault Proprietary
Aleph One C++ Lua, Marathon markup language Yes 2.5D Windows, Linux, OS X Aleph One (Marathon remake) GPL FPS engine
Allegro C Ada, C++, C#, D, Lisp, Lua, Mercury, Pascal, Perl, Python, Scheme Yes 2D Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, Android, Raspberry Pi, DOS zlib Graphics, audio, input
Antiryad Gx C, C++, Gel Yes 3D Windows, Mac OS, Linux, iOS, Android, AmigaOS, AROS, MorphOS, NACL Proprietary
Anura C++ Yes 2D Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, Android, BlackBerry 10 Frogatto & Friends zlib [citation needed]
Anvil C++, C# Yes 3D Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One List Proprietary
Ardor3D Java Yes 3D Cross-platform zlib Fork of jMonkeyEngine 2.0
Aurora toolset C++ NWScript No 3D Windows Neverwinter Nights Proprietary
BigWorld Python Yes 3D Windows, Linux, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 List Proprietary
Blend4Web JavaScript, Python, C, C++ JavaScript Yes 3D WebGL, Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, Android Experience Curiosity, Petigor's Tale, Back to the Middle Ages GPLv3 or commercial Game content, including graphics, animation, sound, and physics, is authored in the 3D modeling and animation suite Blender[2]
Blender C, C++ Python Yes 2D, 3D Windows, Linux, OS X, Solaris Yo Frankie!, Sintel The Game, ColorCube GPL 2D/3D game engine packaged in a 3D modeler with integrated Bullet physics library[3][4]
Bork3D Game Engine C++ Yes 3D IOS, OS X, Windows List Proprietary
BRender Yes 3D Windows, DOS, PlayStation Carmageddon, FX Fighter, I-War (Independence War). Proprietary
Build engine C Yes 2.5D Windows, Linux, OS X, DOS Duke Nukem 3D, Shadow Warrior, Blood, Redneck Rampage Custom, free non-commercial use FPS engine; 2.5D, 2D grid base geometry
Buildbox C++ Yes 2D Windows, OS X, iOS, Android Ball Jump, Sky, The Line Zen, Phases Proprietary Drag and drop game builder without scripting
C4 Engine Yes 3D PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS List Proprietary Retired, no longer available for licensing[5]
Cafu Engine C++ Lua Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X GPL or Proprietary Includes map editor and networking[6]
Chrome Engine C++ Yes 3D Windows, Linux, PlayStation 4, Xbox One List Proprietary
ClanLib C++ Yes 2.5D Windows, Linux, OS X zlib
Clausewitz C++ Yes 3D Windows, OS X, Linux All Paradox Development Studio games since 2007 Proprietary
Clickteam Fusion Yes 2D Windows, iOS, Android, HTML5, Adobe Flash Five Nights at Freddy's Proprietary
Cocos2d, Cocos2d-x, Cocos2d-html5 C++, Python, Objective-C, JavaScript JavaScript, Java, Lua Yes 2D, 2.5D, 3D Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Tizen Hardest Game Ever 2, DQMSL, Tiny Village, Badland, Small Street, Tiny Tower, Pocket Planes, Hill Climb, Star Thief, Geometry Dash MIT Android target binds to Java; iOS target uses Objective-C
Codea Lua No 2D iOS Cargo-Bot Apache 2.0
Coldstone Yes 2D Mac OS 9, OS X, Windows Pillars of Garendall Proprietary
Construct C++ Javascript Yes 2D Windows, OS X, Wii U, HTML5 capable internet browsers Proprietary, GPL Classic version
CopperCube Yes 3D Windows, OS X, Android, WebGL, Adobe Flash Proprietary
Core3D Objective-C Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS CoreBreach 3D Engine MIT, Source Code GPL v2 [7]
Corona Lua Yes 2D iOS, Android, Kindle, Windows Phone 8, Apple TV, Android TV, OS X, Windows Proprietary
CPAL3D No 3D Windows Memento Mori Proprietary
Creation Engine C++ Papyrus Yes 3D Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Fallout 4 Proprietary
CryEngine C++ Lua, C# Yes 3D Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iOS, Android List Proprietary
Crystal Tools Yes 3D PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows, Wii List Proprietary
Crystal Space C++ Java, Perl, Python Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X Keepsake, The Crystal Scrolls, Yo Frankie! LGPL
Cube C++ Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X AssaultCube, Cube zlib Prior generation (means it has a successor), 2D grid-based system, optimized for outdoor not indoor maps
Cube 2 C++ CubeScript Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X Cube 2, Red Eclipse zlib Efficient 6-directional height map based geometry (versus traditional Polygon soup model), hence the name Cube, FPS engine
Dagor Engine Yes 3D Windows, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Linux, OSX List Proprietary
Decima No 3D PlayStation 4 Death Stranding, Horizon Zero Dawn, Killzone Shadow Fall, Until Dawn, Until Dawn: Rush of Blood Proprietary
Defold Lua Lua Yes 2D iOS, Android, HTML5, Windows, OSX, Linux, OSX Blossom Blast Saga, Hammerwatch Coliseum Proprietary
Delta3D C++ Python Yes 2.5D Cross-platform LGPL
Dim3 C++ JavaScript Yes 3D Cross-platform MIT
DimensioneX Multiplayer Engine Java Java, VBScript Yes 2.5D Cross-platform Underworld Online GPL Produces browser games with pseudo-3D views; games can be made into Facebook Apps; intended for beginners
DX Studio C++ JavaScript No 3D Windows Notable games proprietary, Freeware
Dunia Engine C++ Yes 3D Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One List Proprietary Based on CryEngine
ego Yes 3D PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360, OS X, Wii, Wii U, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 List Proprietary Primarily used for racing games
Electron toolset C# NWScript No 3D Windows Neverwinter Nights 2 Proprietary
Elflight Engine Java Yes 3D Cross-platform Proprietary Targeted for web based games
Enforce No 3D Windows Shade: Wrath of Angels, Alpha Prime, Carrier Command: Gaea Mission, Take On Mars Proprietary
Enigma Engine Yes 3D Windows, OS X, Blitzkrieg, Blitzkrieg 2 Proprietary
Esperient Creator Lang Lisp, CScript No 3D Windows Proprietary
Essence Engine No 3D Windows List Proprietary
Euphoria Yes 3D Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS, Android Proprietary
Exult C++ Yes 2D Windows, Linux, OS X, BSD GPL Free software re-implemented Ultima VII game engine
Flare3D ActionScript 3 Yes 3D Web, Windows, iOS, Android, BlackBerry List Proprietary
Flixel ActionScript Yes 2D Various games by Gregory Weir MIT Boilerplate code for Flash games
Forgelight Engine No 3D Windows Free Realms, PlanetSide 2, Landmark, EverQuest Next, H1Z1: Just Survive, H1Z1: King of the Kill Proprietary
Fox Engine Yes 3D Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One List Proprietary
Freescape Freescape Command Language Yes 3D Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, IBM PC, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST List Proprietary
Frostbite C++ Yes 3D Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One List Proprietary Used originally for Battlefield (series) video games
Future Pinball No 3D Windows Freeware
Gamebryo C++ Yes 3D Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One List Proprietary
Game Editor Custom (C styled) Yes 2D iPhone, iPad, OS X, Windows (95-Windows 7), Linux, Windows-based smartphones, GP2X, Pocket PCs, Handheld PCs Notable games GPL, Proprietary
GameMaker: Studio C++ Game Maker Language Yes 2D Windows, Windows 8, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, OS X, Ubuntu, HTML5, Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8, Tizen Hotline Miami, Spelunky, Undertale, Gunpoint, Hyper Light Drifter Proprietary Limited 3D abilities
GamePlay3D C++ Lua Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, BlackBerry 10, Android Apache 2.0 Aimed at the indie game developer ecosystem, similar features to cocos2d-x
GameSalad Lang Script Yes 2D iOS, Android Proprietary
Gamestudio C-Script, Lite-C No 3D Windows List Proprietary Games can be published royalty-free
Gamvas JavaScript JavaScript Yes 2D HTML5 MIT HTML5 canvas game engine with Box2D integration
Godot C++ GDScript Yes 2D, 2.5D, 3D Cross-platform MIT
GoldSrc C, C++, Assembly Yes 3D Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Dreamcast Half-Life, Team Fortress Classic, Half-Life: Opposing Force, Counter-Strike, Ricochet, Deathmatch Classic, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Half-Life: Decay, Day of Defeat, Counter-Strike: Condition Zero, Counter-Strike Neo, Counter-Strike Online Proprietary Highly modified Quake engine
HeroEngine C++, C# HeroScript Language No 3D Windows Star Wars: The Old Republic Proprietary
Horde3D C++ Yes 3D Windows, Linux EPL Small 3D rendering engine for large crowds of animated characters
HPL Engine C++ AngelScript Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X Penumbra: Overture, Penumbra: Black Plague, Penumbra: Requiem, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, Soma Proprietary, GPL version 1 Cross-platform, compatible with OpenGL, OpenAL, and Newton Game Dynamics libraries; defining features include ability for advanced object interaction via use of Newton's physics code
id Tech 1 (Doom) C ACS Yes 2.5D Windows, Linux, OS X Doom, Doom II, Heretic, Hexen, Strife, Chex Quest GPL 2D-based level geometry, sprites, and particles, uses clever methods to give illusion of 3D depth
id Tech 2 (Quake) C QuakeC Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X Quake GPL First true 3D id Tech engine
id Tech 2 (Quake II) C C Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X Quake II GPL Also termed the Quake II engine
id Tech 3 C C Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X Quake III Arena GPL Also termed the Quake III engine
id Tech 4 C++ C++ via DLLs Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X Doom 3, Doom 3 BFG Edition, Quake 4 GPL Also termed the Doom 3 engine; features advanced: lighting, shadows, interactive GUI surfaces
id Tech 5 C++, AMPL, Clipper, Python Script Yes 3D Windows, OS X, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 Rage, Wolfenstein: The New Order, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, The Evil Within Proprietary First id Tech engine to feature MegaTexture technology, starting with Rage
id Tech 6 Yes 3D Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 Doom (2016) Proprietary
iMUSE N/A N/A Integrated with other engines Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge, all LucasArts adventure games afterwards Proprietary Dynamic music system
Infinity Engine Yes 2D Windows, Mac OS, OS X, AmigaOS 4 Baldur's Gate, Planescape: Torment, Icewind Dale, Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn, Icewind Dale II Proprietary
INSANE N/A N/A Integrated with other engines Star Wars: Rebel Assault, Star Wars: Rebel Assault II: The Hidden Empire, Full Throttle Proprietary Video compression technology used to create high-quality full screen videos
ioquake3 C Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X Urban Terror GPL
Iron Engine No 3D Windows Sins of a Solar Empire, Sins of a Dark Age Proprietary
IW engine C++ Yes 3D Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, Wii Call of Duty series Proprietary Originally built from id Tech 3
Jade Yes 3D Cross-platform List Proprietary
Jake2 Java Yes 3D Cross-platform GPL Java port of Quake II game engine
Jedi C Yes 2.5D DOS, Windows Star Wars: Dark Forces, Outlaws Proprietary Rumored to have been reverse-engineered from Doom engine
jMonkeyEngine Java Yes 3D Cross-platform BSD Community-centric project, used by several commercial game studios
Jogre Java Yes 2D Cross-platform GPL Used by many schools as part of course work
Kinetica No 3D PlayStation 2 List Proprietary
Kivy Python Kv Yes 2.5D Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, Android Deflectouch, FishLife MIT For rapid development, can make multi-touch apps
LayaAir ActionScript 3, JavaScript, TypeScript Yes 2D, 3D WebGL, Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, Android GPL or commercial 2D/3D game engine and also VR mode, provide free tools to convert 3d assets content from FBX files or Unity scene.
LibGDX Java Yes 2D, 3D GNU/Linux, Windows, OS X, iOS, Android, Java applet, WebGL Apache 2.0 Java game development framework, provides a unified API that works across all supported platforms
LithTech Yes 3D Cross-platform List Proprietary
Lumberyard C++ Lua Yes 3D PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows Proprietary
Luminous Studio Yes 3D PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows Final Fantasy XV Proprietary
LyN Yes 3D Cross-platform List Proprietary Intended to scale effectively on 7th and 8th generation consoles
M.U.G.E.N C Yes 2D Linux, DOS, Windows, OS X Freeware Used Allegro initially, now uses on SDL
LÖVE Lua Lua Yes 2D iOS, Android, Windows, Linux, OS X, NetBSD, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris,and all platforms supported by pkgsrc[8] Mari0, Journey to the Center of Hawkthorne zlib [9]
Marmalade C++, Lua, Objective-C, HTML5 Lua, 2DKit Yes 2D, 3D iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows 10, Amazon, OS X, Windows, Tizen, Roku, Chromecast List of Marmalade Games Proprietary High-performance, cross-platform, with authoring tools and asset store
MikuMikuDance C++ No 3D Windows Freeware
Moai SDK C++ Lua Yes 2D Windows, OS X, iOS, Android, Linux Crimson Steam Pirates, Broken Age, Lost in Paradise CPAL
MT Framework Yes 3D PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows, Wii, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita List Proprietary Intended to be 7th generation console engine, replaced by Panta Rhei
MonoGame C# C# Yes 2D,3D Windows, OS X, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows Phone, iOS, Android, Windows Store, Ouya, BSD Skulls of the Shogun, Bastion, TowerFall, Transistor (video game), Fez, Axiom Verge Microsoft Public
Nebula Engine No 3D Windows Drakensang: The Dark Eye, Drakensang: The River of Time Proprietary [citation needed]
NScripter No 2D Windows Freeware
Odyssey Engine Yes 3D Windows, OS X Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords Proprietary
OGRE C++ C++ Yes 3D Linux, Windows (all major versions), OS X, NaCl, WinRT, Windows Phone 8, iOS and Android Torchlight MIT 3D rendering engine used by several games
OHRRPGCE FreeBASIC HamsterSpeak Yes 2D Windows, OS X, Linux, Android Wandering Hamster GPL Role-playing game creation system; use of scripting is optional
ONScripter NScripter NScripter Yes 2D Windows, OS X, Linux, Dreamcast, PSP, iOS Narcissu, Saya no Uta, Tsukihime GPL Used to develop visual novels and first-person adventure games
OpenClonk C++ C4Script Yes 2.5D Windows, Linux, OS X OpenClonk ISC Engine for 2D action/strategy platformers with 3D graphics
OpenSimulator C# LSL Yes 3D BSD Server platform to host virtual worlds, compatible with Second Life clients
ORX C/C++ Custom Yes 2.5D Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, Android Le Magasin des Suicides zlib 3D accelerated
Panda3D C++ Python Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS Toontown Online, Pirates of the Caribbean Online BSD
Panta Rhei Yes 3D PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows Deep Down Proprietary Successor to MT Framework for 8th generation consoles
PhyreEngine C++ Yes 3D PC, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 List proprietary, Freeware
Pie in the Sky C Yes 2.5D DOS, Windows, OS X List Proprietary
PlayCanvas JavaScript JavaScript Yes 3D Windows Linux OS X iOS HTML5 Android Swoop, Zombie Pac-man MIT Users can work on game at the same time via online browser and publish to multiple platforms; engine uses WebGL and includes physics
PlayN Java Yes 2D iOS, Android, HTML5, Windows, Linux Angry Birds Chrome Apache 2.0
PLIB C++ Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X LGPL
Pyrogenesis C++ JavaScript Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X 0 A.D. LGPL Designed for RTS games
Q Yes 3D Windows, OS X , Linux, PS2, PS3, Wii Proprietary
Real Virtuality C++ Yes 3D Windows, Xbox ARMA 2, ARMA 3, DayZ Proprietary
REDengine Yes 3D Windows, OS X, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Proprietary
Ren'Py Python Pygame Yes 2D Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, OpenBSD Analogue: A Hate Story, Jisei, Katawa Shoujo MIT Used to develop visual novels and first-person adventure games
RenderWare RWX Yes 3D Windows, Mac OS, Nintendo GameCube, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable List of RenderWare games Proprietary RenderWare script available in version 2 only
Retribution Engine C++ No 3D Windows GPL For first person shooter games
Riot Engine Yes 3D Windows, PlayStation 2 Drakan: Order of the Flame, Drakan: The Ancients' Gates, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Suffering, The Suffering: Ties That Bind Proprietary
Rockstar Advanced Game Engine (RAGE) Yes 3D Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii, Xbox 360, Xbox One List Proprietary
RPG Maker Ruby, JavaScript Yes 2D PC-8801, MSX2, PC-9801, Super Famicom, Windows, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, Game Boy Color, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS Alpha Kimori, Ao Oni, Aveyond series, Barkley, Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, Corpse Party, Eternal Eden, Laxius Force, One Night Trilogy, Super Columbine Massacre RPG!, To the Moon, Yume Nikki Proprietary Game creation system, allows users to build their own role-playing games
SAGE Yes 3D Windows, Macintosh, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 List Proprietary Used for real-time strategy games
SCUMM Yes 2D 3DO, Amiga, Apple II, Atari ST, CDTV, Commodore 64, FM Towns & Marty, Macintosh, Nintendo Entertainment System, DOS, Windows, Sega Mega-CD, TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine Maniac Mansion Proprietary Full name is Script Creation Utility for Maniac Mansion, from the first game it was used with; uses iMUSE and INSANE; ScummVM provides an open source re-creation
Shark 3D C++ Python Yes 3D Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360 Dreamfall: The Longest Journey Proprietary
ShiVa C++ Lua Yes 3D Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii, Xbox 360, Xbox One, WebGL Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame (Mobile remake) Proprietary
Sierra's Creative Interpreter (SCI) Yes 2D Amiga, Atari ST, Macintosh, PC-9801, IBM PC Version list with games Proprietary
Silent Storm engine No 3D Windows Silent Storm, Night Watch, Hammer & Sickle, Day Watch Proprietary Used for turn-based tactics games
Sith COG No 3D Windows Star Wars Jedi Knight: Dark Forces II Proprietary Used as the basis of the GrimE engine
Source C++ Squirrel, Lua Yes 3D Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Xbox 360, Android Half-Life 2, Counter-Strike: Source, Left 4 Dead and others (list) Proprietary The SDK is bundled with many Source games
Source 2 C++ Lua Yes 3D Windows, OS X, Linux Dota 2 Proprietary The first game using Source 2, Dota 2, was ported over from the original Source engine
Spring C++ C, C++, Java/JVM, Lua, Python Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X Balanced Annihilation, Zero-K GPL RTS, simulated events, OpenGL
Starling Framework ActionScript Yes 2D Windows, OS X, GNU/Linux, iOS, Android Angry Birds Friends, Incredipede BSD Simplified Recreates the traditional Flash display list architecture on accelerated graphics hardware
Stencyl Haxe Yes 2D Linux, OS X, Windows Proprietary
StepMania C++ Lua Yes 3D Cross-platform In the Groove, Pump It Up Pro, Pump It Up Infinity MIT A rhythm video game and engine that was originally developed as a simulator of Konami's DDR
Stratagus C Lua Yes 2D Linux Bos Wars GPL For real-time strategy games
SunBurn XNA No 3D Xbox Live AvaGlide Proprietary
Three.js Javascript Javascript Yes 3D, 2D HTML5, Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS, Android MIT
TOSHI Yes 3D Windows, Nintendo GameCube, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Wii, PlayStation 2, Xbox Jurassic Park: Operation Genesis, Nicktoons Unite!, Barnyard, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera, de Blob, Marvel Super Hero Squad Proprietary
Truevision3D Visual Basic, C++ No 3D Windows Proprietary
Torque3D C++ TorqueScript Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X (no longer supported) Marble Blast Gold, ThinkTanks, Tribes 2, Villagers and Heroes, Blockland MIT Includes multiplayer network code, seamless indoor-outdoor rendering engines, skeletal animation, drag and drop GUI creation, built in world editor, C-like scripting language
Turbulenz TypeScript JavaScript Yes 2D, 3D HTML5, iOS, Android Polycraft, Save the Day, Score Rush MIT
UbiArt Framework Yes 2.5D Cross-platform Rayman Origins, Rayman Legends, Child of Light, Valiant Hearts: The Great War Proprietary
Unigine C++ UnigineScript Yes 3D Windows, Linux, OS X, PlayStation 3, Android, iOS List Proprietary
Unity C, C++, C# Mono, UnityScript ("also known as JavaScript for Unity"[10]), C#, Boo,[11] Cg, HLSL Yes 2D, 3D Windows, OS X, Linux Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, New 3DS, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows Phone, iOS, Android, BlackBerry 10, Tizen, Unity Web Player, Windows Store, WebGL, Oculus Rift, Gear VR, Android TV, Samsung Smart TV List of Unity games Proprietary
Unreal Engine C++, C#, Assembly GLSL, Cg, HLSL, UnrealScript Yes 3D Cross-platform List of Unreal Engine games Proprietary UnrealScript was removed in version 4
V-Play Game Engine C++ QML, Javascript Yes 2D iOS, Android, Windows, OS X List Proprietary Built on Qt
Vengeance Engine C++ No 3D Windows Tribes: Vengeance, SWAT 4 Proprietary Based on Unreal Engine version 2/2.5
Vicious Engine Lang Script Yes 3D Nintendo GameCube, Wii, WiiWare, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Network, Windows List Proprietary
Virtools Yes 3D Ballance Proprietary Used for game prototyping and rapid development
Vision Lang Script Yes 3D Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, Wii U, iOS, Android, PlayStation Vita, IE6 and up, Firefox 2.0 and up, Google Chrome, Opera 9 and up List Proprietary
Visual3D Game Engine C#/.NET Yes 3D Windows, Xbox 360 Proprietary Commercial successor to open-source RealmForge engine
Visual Pinball C++ VBScript No 3D Windows MAME-like pre-0.172, then BSD, GPL
VRAGE Yes 3D Windows, Xbox One Miner Wars 2081, Space Engineers Proprietary Source code was released under a commercial license
Wintermute Engine C-like syntax No 2.5D Windows Donationware, MIT, LGPL Lite version lacks 3D Actor function
World Builder No 2D System 3 Freeware
WorldForge C++ Lua (client), Python (server) Yes 3D GPL MMORPG framework made of libraries, server, client, media
X-Ray Engine No 3D Windows S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat Proprietary
Xenko C# C# Yes 2D/3D Cross-platform GPL Supports C# 6.0
XnGine No 3D DOS The Terminator: Future Shock, The Terminator: SkyNET, TES 2: Daggerfall, TES Legends: Battlespire, TES Adventures: Redguard Proprietary
Zest3D ActionScript 3, C++ Lua Yes 3D Web, Windows, Linux, OS X, Android, iOS, BlackBerry Boost
Zillions of Games Zillions Rules No 2D Windows Proprietary
Name Primary programming language Scripting Cross-platform 2D/3D oriented Target platform Notable games License Notes and references

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