6 Great Game Engines for Gamedevs

unreal engine

First on the list is Unreal Engine 4. This powerhouse comes with a fairly steep learning curve, yet, also has many visual programming features. Used in movies, games and just about anything that calls for cutting-edge experiences. 

5/5
unity

Unity has a free personal edition for those with funding or revenue under $100,000 a year. It has less of a learning curve than Unreal engine, yet is quite robust and has some easy export features as well as VR/AR capabilities.

4.5/5
Godot game engine
Godot is A full-featured 2D and 3D game engine under the MIT open source license, making it free to use for any purposes including modifying the engine itself. It is full-featured, with an excellent UI. Godot has everything you need to make an export games to most platforms.
4.8/5
Ogre 3D engine

Ogre is not as well-known as the other engines on the list. Ogre is an open source 3D engine which has quite a few features and definitely worth trying out to see if it’s a fit for you.

3.7/5
Gamemaker Studio

Gamemaker Studio might be a good choice for you if you’re not an experienced coder. It has a drag and drop mode to easily create games. Export to Mac and Windows desktops, mobile and console platforms.

4.4/5
Stencil

Following in the footsteps of Gamemaker Studio, Stencyl has a drag and drop interface. It also provides the ability to get your hands dirty and do some the coding yourself if you so choose.

4.4/5
Garage games

GarageGames’ Torque 2D and Torque 3D engine have a robust community. They recently made their engine MIT open source. It uses a C++ like scripting language and integrates with external C++ objects. Has a fairly steep learning curve.

3/5
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Game Engines for Gamedevs
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Game Engines for Gamedevs
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A list of some of the best game engines and their features.
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