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Cocos2d Alternatives & Competitors

(10)3.6 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Cocos2d? Tons of people want Game Engine Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. Godot, GameMaker, Unreal Engine, and Construct are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Cocos2d.

Top Alternatives to Cocos2d

  • Godot
  • GameMaker
  • Unreal Engine
  • Construct
  • Unity

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Cocos2d

    #1
    #1
  1. Godot

    (10)4.2 out of 5

    Godot is an open source MIT licensed multi-platform 2D and 3D game engine that provides common tools so you can focus on making your game.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:
  2. Godot is an open source MIT licensed multi-platform 2D and 3D game engine that provides common tools so you can focus on making your game.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    Stake M.
    SM
    It is very similar to Unity it's competitor. Easy to use, nice layout, importing assets is very easy.

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, Godot is:

    More usable
    #2
    #2
  3. GameMaker

    (26)4.0 out of 5

    GameMaker allows you to create cross platform games and functional prototypes with managed workflow, quality, multi format export, performance and more.

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  4. GameMaker allows you to create cross platform games and functional prototypes with managed workflow, quality, multi format export, performance and more.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    UA
    I started using game maker when I was 14 and for me in that age game maker was easy and simple to use. For example I created a zombie game it took me around a week to make it, and now I can make a...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, GameMaker is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
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    #3
    #3
  5. Unreal Engine

    (84)4.5 out of 5

    Unreal Engine is a suite of game development tools made by game developers for game developers, from 2D mobile games to console blockbusters and VR.

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  6. Unreal Engine is a suite of game development tools made by game developers for game developers, from 2D mobile games to console blockbusters and VR.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    Giuseppe B.
    GB
    The blueprint program is very fast once you understand the logic and it's easy suitable for people who doesn't know coding language at all (but is much easier if you know coding logic). The...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, Unreal Engine is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    #4
    #4
  7. Construct

    (20)4.0 out of 5

    Construct is a HTML5 game creator designed for 2D games that allows you to build games without using coding.

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  8. Construct is a HTML5 game creator designed for 2D games that allows you to build games without using coding.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    Anumey S.
    AS
    Ease of use and deployability of builds across many devices.

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, Construct is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
    #5
    #5
  9. Unity

    (219)4.5 out of 5

    Unity is a development platform for creating multiplatform 3D and 3D games and interactive experiences that lets you aim to build a business on creating high-end content and connecting to players and customers.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:
  10. Unity is a development platform for creating multiplatform 3D and 3D games and interactive experiences that lets you aim to build a business on creating high-end content and connecting to players and customers.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    OM
    The platform is easy to use with a customizable dashboard which allows multiple operations especially where games development is concerned. They also have great and commendable features which are...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, Unity is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #6
    #6
  11. Kivy

    (21)4.0 out of 5

    Kivy is an open source, cross platform Python library the development of application that make use of user interfaces such as multi-touch apps.

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  12. Kivy is an open source, cross platform Python library the development of application that make use of user interfaces such as multi-touch apps.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    Luis B.
    LB
    The community around the project and her API documentation.

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, Kivy is:

    More usable
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #7
    #7
  13. Blender

    (162)4.5 out of 5

    Blender is an open source 3D creation suite that supports the 3D pipeline, modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, and motion tracking, video editing, and game creation.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:
  14. Blender is an open source 3D creation suite that supports the 3D pipeline, modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, and motion tracking, video editing, and game creation.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, Blender is:

    Better at support
    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #8
    #8
  15. Amazon Lumberyard

    (17)4.2 out of 5

    Amazon Lumberyard is a free AAA game engine deeply integrated with AWS and Twitch, with full source.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:
  16. Amazon Lumberyard is a free AAA game engine deeply integrated with AWS and Twitch, with full source.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    UC
    That is a free cross-platform triple-A game engine developed by Amazon and based on the architecture of CryEngine.

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, Amazon Lumberyard is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
    #9
    #9
  17. ARKit

    (55)4.3 out of 5

    iOS 11 introduces ARKit, a new framework that allows you to easily create unparalleled augmented reality experiences for iPhone and iPad. By blending digital objects and information with the environment around you, ARKit takes apps beyond the screen, freeing them to interact with the real world in entirely new ways.

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  18. iOS 11 introduces ARKit, a new framework that allows you to easily create unparalleled augmented reality experiences for iPhone and iPad. By blending digital objects and information with the environment around you, ARKit takes apps beyond the screen, freeing them to interact with the real world in entirely new ways.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    UI
    The best thing was efficency of this product. It was very easy to use and i think according to me anyone can use this very easily in day to day life.

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, ARKit is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #10
    #10
  19. Stencyl

    (11)4.4 out of 5

    Stencyl provides tools to create games for mobile, web and desktop without code.

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  20. Stencyl provides tools to create games for mobile, web and desktop without code.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    UC
    I love how simple and understandable Stencyl is. This program is very simple to learn and allows for quick game productions. I also love how many platforms Stencyl can be used on. There is also so...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, Stencyl is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #11
    #11
  21. CryEngine

    (16)3.7 out of 5

    CryEngine is an all-in-one game development solution with scalable computation and benchmark graphics technologies for console, PC, and mobile devices.

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  22. CryEngine is an all-in-one game development solution with scalable computation and benchmark graphics technologies for console, PC, and mobile devices.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    NB
    The software brings my imaginations alive. It has got the nest platform for all game developers out there who want to bring their imaginations alive and the most important of it all is that...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, CryEngine is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
    #12
    #12
  23. RPG Maker VX Ace

    (10)4.4 out of 5

    RPG Maker VX Ace provides you the tools you need to make the game you want with the following features, an enhanced map editor, a character database, event options, and default resources including built in character generator.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:
  24. RPG Maker VX Ace provides you the tools you need to make the game you want with the following features, an enhanced map editor, a character database, event options, and default resources including built in character generator.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    UA
    Creating RPGs in this day and age has never been so much fun.

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, RPG Maker VX Ace is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
    #13
    #13
  25. PlayCanvas

    (5)4.6 out of 5

    PlayCanvas is an open source cloud hosted collaborative 3D platform for building video games that allows per-pixel lighting, shadows and post effects, rigid bodies, triggers, vehicles, and joints, and audio, input, animation, and entity system.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:
  26. PlayCanvas is an open source cloud hosted collaborative 3D platform for building video games that allows per-pixel lighting, shadows and post effects, rigid bodies, triggers, vehicles, and joints, and audio, input, animation, and entity system.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    UI
    What I really like about PlayCanvas is how it can be used by pretty much anyone! Despite being someone who is the advisor of a programming club in a school, I was not very well-versed in...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Cocos2d, PlayCanvas is:

    More usable
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #14
    #14
  27. Frostbite

    (1)5.0 out of 5

    Frostbite is a software development toolset that enables game creators to iterate on ideas and achieve visions for interactive experiences.

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  28. Frostbite is a software development toolset that enables game creators to iterate on ideas and achieve visions for interactive experiences.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    GC
    I love using frostbite on a regular basis. It's easy to use, is constantly being updated by our team and the Frostbite team, and turns out some great products. I have been using Frostbite for about...Read more
    #15
    #15
  29. Buildbox

    (4)3.3 out of 5

    Buildbox is a codeless game development platform that empowers customers to make a video games.

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  30. Buildbox is a codeless game development platform that empowers customers to make a video games.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    DG
    After trying Unity, Clickteam, Gamemaker, and Gamesalad, I can say that Buildbox has been the go-to engine for me. It's got a lot of things other engines don't have: easy ad integration, easy...Read more
    #16
    #16
  31. Cocos2d-X

    (2)3.8 out of 5

    Cocos2d-x is an open-source game engine that helps its users develop their own mobile games.

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  32. Cocos2d-x is an open-source game engine that helps its users develop their own mobile games.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    AM
    Cocos2d-x is a cross platform game engine. A game engine provides many components within the developer's workflow. The main components of Cocos2d-x are; Scene, Transition, Sprite, Menu, Audio,...Read more
    #17
    #17
  33. Marmalade

    (1)3.0 out of 5

    Marmalade is a cross-platform development tool built around the belief that developers should innovate, create, and craft content or any audience on any device without adjusting performance or creative vision.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:
  34. Marmalade is a cross-platform development tool built around the belief that developers should innovate, create, and craft content or any audience on any device without adjusting performance or creative vision.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    Juan M.
    JM
    You can code an app in C++ and the app works for a lot of platforms. Marmalade gives you the package for Android, Blackberry, iOS, etc, without additional effort.
    #18
    #18
  35. GameSparks

    (4)3.6 out of 5

    The Easiest Way to Build, Deploy and Scale Game Backends

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  36. The Easiest Way to Build, Deploy and Scale Game Backends

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    AC
    It was one of the leading backend services for indie game developers. They were actively developing the software and supported users through their forums.
    #19
    #19
  37. Unigine

    (4)4.7 out of 5

    Unigine is a real-time 3D engine for games, simulation and training, real-time visualization, serious games and virtual reality systems.

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  38. Unigine is a real-time 3D engine for games, simulation and training, real-time visualization, serious games and virtual reality systems.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    David .
    D
    Excellent performance and very good pace of development. This is truly an aaa engine. Its not free, so there is far less attention, than it deserves, but with the free version, this is due to...Read more
    #20
    #20
  39. Ren'Py

    (2)3.5 out of 5

    Ren'Py is a visual novel engine that helps you use words, images, and sounds to tell interactive stories that run on computers and mobile devices that can be used as both visual novels and life simulation games.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:
  40. Ren'Py is a visual novel engine that helps you use words, images, and sounds to tell interactive stories that run on computers and mobile devices that can be used as both visual novels and life simulation games.

    Categories in common with Cocos2d:

    UE
    Interesting way to get access to .apks. Decent download times and not a ton of room taken up after the fact. Accessing what is necessary can be a breeze and editing is fairly smooth. Great for a...Read more