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Lumberyard – Free Game Engine

Lumberyard is a free, cross-platform 3D game engine developed by Amazon Game Tech. It is based upon Crytek’s Cryengine. This AAA game engine is written in C++ and Lua. Lumberyard develops games for the PC, Mobiles and consoles i.e., Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The most prominent feature of the engine is its integration with AWS (Amazon Web Services) and Twitch. Lumberyard is designed for performance, modularity, and productivity.

Limon Engine

Limon Engine – A 3D Game Engine that’s just enough

Limon Engine is an open source, multi-platform and multi-threaded, 3D game engine. The engine is written in C++ and specially designed for First Person Shooter Games. It develops games for the platforms of Microsoft Windows, Linux and Mac-OS. It is a self-contained, simple learning project, has clean code and fair amount of functionalities. It is a great platform for learning game development. The engine is licensed under free LG-PL (Lesser General Public License).

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id Tech – Series of Game Engines written in C/C++

A series of game engines known as id Tech is a series designed and developed by id Software. The company behind id Tech is id Software that is part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. First few engines of the series i.e. 1, 2, 3, and 4 have been released as free software under the GNU General Public License.

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Leadwerks –An Easy way to build 3D Games

Leadwerks is a cross-platform, 3D game engine developed by Leadwerks Software to make 3D video game easy to develop. It is written in C++, C-Objective and Lua. It develops games for the platform of Microsoft windows and Linux. It is a proprietary engine. On March, 2019 its first stable version was released. Until now four versions of the engine have been released.

MT Framework – A Mature Graphics Engine

MT Framework – A Mature Graphics Engine

MT Framework is multi-platform game engine developed by Capcom Company in 2004. “MT” stands for “Multi-Target”, “Multi-Thread” and “Meta Tools”. MT framework is licensed to Capcom. This Game Engine is written in C++. It creates game for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox one and PC. It is majorly used by Capcom itself to create many new games and some remastered ports for console games like Resident Evil series. It is a non-free software.

MOAI SDK – Powerful Platform to Create Mobile Games

MOAI SDK – Powerful Platform to Create Mobile Games

MOAI SDK (Software Development Kit) is a multi-platform, embeddable 2D game development framework developed by Zipline Games. It is written in C++ and Lua. The literal meaning of the word Moai is “Statue” in Spanish. It is named after a series of ancient, carved stone statues of human figure in Easter Island, Chile.

Lumberyard – Free Game Engine

Lumberyard – Free Game Engine

Lumberyard is a free, cross-platform 3D game engine developed by Amazon Game Tech. It is based upon Crytek’s Cryengine. This AAA game engine is written in C++ and Lua. Lumberyard develops games for the PC, Mobiles and consoles i.e., Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The most prominent feature of the engine is its integration with AWS (Amazon Web Services) and Twitch. Lumberyard is designed for performance, modularity, and productivity.

Gambryo – A mature game engine

Gambryo – A mature game engine

Gambryo is a cross-platform game engine written in C++. It is a suit of several C++ libraries, plug-ins and run-time libraries. The engine supports several platforms like Windows, Android, Mac, Linux, iOS, Wii, Wii Ware, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS X, PS 2, PSP, PS3 and PS4.

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Frostbite – Game Development Platform

Frostbite – Game Development Platform

Frostbite is a powerful game engine developed by DICE Company in 2008. This Game Engine is written in C++ and C#. It develops games for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox one. It exclusively develops games for electronic Arts and specializes for FPS (First Person Shooter) games.

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Exult – Free Game Engine

Exult – Free Game Engine

Exult is a FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) game Engine. It is written in C++ and runs on Mac, Windows and Linux. Exult was developed in 2004 to recreate a massive hit game of 1990’s called Ultima VII. It is created for the revival of Ultima VII (The Black Gate) and Ultima VII part2 (Serpent Isle) on modern PCs.

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Esenthel Game Engine

Esenthel Game Engine

The word Esenthel is made by combining two words i.e. Essential and Essence. It is an open source game engine for developing commercial and noncommercial games (it is not Free, there are some limitations, i.e. its code cannot be used to create/improve other game engines.). It is written in C++ and is very easy to use. It uses very clean APIs. It is in development since 2000.

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DX Studio

DX Studio

DX Studio produced by Worldweaver Ltd is an integrated development tool used to build 3D video games, simulations, or real-time interactive applications for either standalone, web-based, Microsoft Office or Visual Studio use. Written in C++, DX Studio is available to users in both standard and professional editions.

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CryEngine – Game Engine written in C++

CryEngine – Game Engine written in C++

CryEngine is a powerful gaming engine written in C++, Lua and C#. This Engine was originally developed by German game developer Crytex. In 2000, the Crytex made partnership with Ubisoft that actually accelerated its growth. The first version of FarCry game was launched in 2004 and the engine was made available under a license. FarCry is still one of the best first person games in general.

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Dunia Game Engine

Dunia Game Engine

The Dunia Engine is a software fork of CryEngine designed by Kirmaan Aboobaker while working at Crytek. Sharing the source code of CryEngine, the Ubisoft Montréal development team heavily modified it for use in Far Cry 2. A revamped and revised version of the Dunia Engine is utilized for James Cameron’s Avatar: The Game. Assassin’s Creed II and Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood also uses Far Cry 2’s foliage technology.

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Dimensional 3 – 3D Open Source Game Engine

Dimensional 3 – 3D Open Source Game Engine

Dimensional3 is an open-source 3D game engine often written as Dim3. Apple has chosen Dim3 as an exclusive development engine for Mac OS and described it as “hot game building tools”. Dim3 has access to DevMaster’s 3D engines database. Written in C++ the engine uses OpenGL libraries for graphics rendering, JavaScript for scripting, XML for data and Simple Direct Media Layer for resolution switching, input, and sound.

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