Game Engines

  • Atari lite-C Free Lightweight Game Development System a complete development environment with 3D model and terrain editor, code editor, compiler, debugger, an integrated 3D engine, a physics engine, many samples including DirectX and OpenGL programs, and a tutorial with 24 easy workshops.
  • Corona: Great SDk for Mobile development.
  • Game Maker: 2D and 3D Game engine. Not as powerful as the two previous engines but very approachable for those with no or little programming experience. It is available for free (advanced features such as 3D rendering are available in the paid version). Game can be exported as .exe files.
  • Game Salad: An game engine to develop video games on Mac Desktop and mobile devices.
  • Platinum Arts Sand Box : Platinum Arts Sandbox is a free open source 3D Game Maker and 3D Game Design program currently being used in many schools throughout the world that makes it possible for users to create their own video games, worlds, levels, adventures and quests
  • Stencyl: An excellent game engine with reusable patterns for fast game development and drag’n drop features
  • Torque game Engine: Powerful 2d and 3D game engine allowing you to develop games for PCs, Macs, XBOX 360 and Nintendo Wii
  • Unity 3D Unity is a powerful Game Development IDE for professional or casual game developers. It is available for MAC OS X and Windows and includes: Integrated Editor, Shaders, Terrains, Physics engine, Scripting (.NET and C#), Streamed audio and video.