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CryEngine Alternatives & Competitors

(16)3.7 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to CryEngine? Tons of people want VR Game Engine Software to help with rendering quality and no-code creation capabilities. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of VR Game Engine Software that reviewers voted best overall compared to CryEngine. Based on reviewer data you can see how CryEngine stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business. Unity, Unreal Engine, Amazon Lumberyard, and 3ds Max Design are the most popular alternatives and competitors to CryEngine.

Top Alternatives to CryEngine

  • Unity
  • Unreal Engine
  • Amazon Lumberyard
  • 3ds Max Design
  • Blender

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to CryEngine

    #1
    #1
  1. 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.

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  2. 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 CryEngine:

    Molly P.
    MP
    Unity is fantastic. I've worked in the B2B space and in Indie and have used it for about 5 years. It has grown SO much in that time frame with a larger store (the asset store) where users...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CryEngine, Unity is:

    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #2
    #2
  3. 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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  4. 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 CryEngine:

    MW
    It allows me to design and create games in a fairly simple and easy way since it is not necessary for me to know complex algorithms or a highly sophisticated programming language to make quite...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CryEngine, Unreal Engine is:

    Better at meeting requirements
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    #3
    #3
  5. 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.

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

    Categories in common with CryEngine:

    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 CryEngine, Amazon Lumberyard is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    #4
    #4
  7. 3ds Max Design

    (241)4.2 out of 5

    3ds Max Design software is a comprehensive 3D design, modeling, animation, and rendering solution for architects, designers, civil engineers, and visualization specialists.

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  8. 3ds Max Design software is a comprehensive 3D design, modeling, animation, and rendering solution for architects, designers, civil engineers, and visualization specialists.

    Categories in common with CryEngine:

    JK
    3ds Max Design is tuned for AEC industry in mind with added features and works well with other software.

    Reviewers say compared to CryEngine, 3ds Max Design is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #5
    #5
  9. 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.

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  10. 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 CryEngine:

    Sean Francis N.
    SN
    Aside from its open source nature, Blender provides me with all the power I need to create 3D models. The odd looking interface actually helps you become more productive by allowing you to have...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CryEngine, Blender is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #6
    #6
  11. Maya

    (149)4.3 out of 5

    Bring your imagination to life with Maya® 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software. Maya helps artists tell their story with one fast, creative toolset.

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  12. Bring your imagination to life with Maya® 3D animation, modeling, simulation, and rendering software. Maya helps artists tell their story with one fast, creative toolset.

    Categories in common with CryEngine:

    Christopher S.
    CS
    I really love the animation, rigging, and Hair tools they offer. They offer lots of technical control and strong workflows for Animators and VFX artists

    Reviewers say compared to CryEngine, Maya is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #7
    #7
  13. 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 CryEngine:
  14. 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 CryEngine:

    Barbara S.
    BS
    I like that it is an engine of creation of video game developed for the creation of the same in any platform that we want, from PC to Android. You can also export games developed on PC, the...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CryEngine, Godot is:

    More usable
    #8
    #8
  15. 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.

    Categories in common with CryEngine:
  16. 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 CryEngine:

    UC
    The many tutorials and easy to learn interface.

    Reviewers say compared to CryEngine, GameMaker is:

    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 CryEngine:

    UC
    how well it integrates with the unity game engine allowing you to develop AR applications without knowing about swift and scene kit.

    Reviewers say compared to CryEngine, ARKit is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #10
    #10
  19. 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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  20. Frostbite is a software development toolset that enables game creators to iterate on ideas and achieve visions for interactive experiences.

    Categories in common with CryEngine:

    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
    #11
    #11
  21. 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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  22. Construct is a HTML5 game creator designed for 2D games that allows you to build games without using coding.

    Categories in common with CryEngine:

    Corey P.
    CP
    Construct has a great search engine and designing features. I think it is very good for learners of game development and is easy to catch up to. I really like that you don't need to have any...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CryEngine, Construct is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    #12
    #12
  23. 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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  24. 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 CryEngine:

    Alexander K.
    AK
    I'm an artist and I've searched for a good engine for my purposes. I needed a friendly software so I would be able to implement my ideas to life easily and quickly. And Unigine gave me that. I am...Read more
    #13
    #13
  25. 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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  26. 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 CryEngine:

    SR
    Ability to code in python and the huge library of packages that python puts at your disposal
    #14
    #14
  27. Autodesk Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection

    (21)4.5 out of 5

    Integrated BIM tools for building design, civil infrastructure, and construction

    Categories in common with CryEngine:
  28. Integrated BIM tools for building design, civil infrastructure, and construction

    Categories in common with CryEngine:

    US
    autodesk architecture software is very user friendly.

    Reviewers say compared to CryEngine, Autodesk Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
    #15
    #15
  29. 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 CryEngine:
  30. 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 CryEngine:

    Angel Jose B.
    AB
    I've always been a fan of rpg games and even paid to play them in this regard I think it's fabulous since you can create the game through this fabulous manager and who knows if it becomes popular

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

    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
    #16
    #16
  31. Cocos2d

    (10)3.6 out of 5

    Cocos2d is an open-source framework for building cross-platform 2D games with Xcode and Objective-C.

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  32. Cocos2d is an open-source framework for building cross-platform 2D games with Xcode and Objective-C.

    Categories in common with CryEngine:

    JG
    Este motor es completamente de código abierto y tiene una red asombrosa. Diferentes respuestas para seres humanos únicos. Es la plataforma y puede, sin problemas, iniciar su recreación e incluso su...Read more
    #17
    #17
  33. 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 CryEngine:
  34. 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 CryEngine:

    UM
    What I like best is how PlayCanvas has really changed the way that I am able to work on my coding. As someone who works for a nonprofit organization, I'm always looking for ways as to how I can...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to CryEngine, PlayCanvas is:

    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #18
    #18
  35. ApertusVR

    (4)3.8 out of 5

    This is a multi platform engine which helps You to define scenes that are synchronized through internet among the users who share the session. As ApertusVR is not a framework, the plugin structure ensures an ease of use. With ApertusVR You can create assets with ease, matching special requirements that your asset needs to fulfil, or You can embed our engine to your existing development giving a new feature to your application.

    Categories in common with CryEngine:
  36. This is a multi platform engine which helps You to define scenes that are synchronized through internet among the users who share the session. As ApertusVR is not a framework, the plugin structure ensures an ease of use. With ApertusVR You can create assets with ease, matching special requirements that your asset needs to fulfil, or You can embed our engine to your existing development giving a new feature to your application.

    Categories in common with CryEngine:

    Chris B.
    CB
    Open source is always the best way to go if you can. The freedom it provides allows you to tailor a more bespoke product that can help you stand out from the crowd. As VR is still up and coming, it...Read more
    #19
    #19
  37. Anvil

    (2)4.0 out of 5

    Anvil is a game engine for video game developers to use on Windows, Playstation and Xbox using Autodek's HumanIK middleware technology for positioning of the hands and feet of characters in the environment.

    Categories in common with CryEngine:
  38. Anvil is a game engine for video game developers to use on Windows, Playstation and Xbox using Autodek's HumanIK middleware technology for positioning of the hands and feet of characters in the environment.

    Categories in common with CryEngine:

    BA
    easy of use, and a lot of people know about it
    #20
    #20
  39. Visual3D Game Engine

    (1)4.5 out of 5

    Visual3D Game Engine is an all-in-one development tool that enables live world building for 3d games, multi-user training simulations, GIS/CAD visualizations and online virtual worlds.

    Categories in common with CryEngine:
  40. Visual3D Game Engine is an all-in-one development tool that enables live world building for 3d games, multi-user training simulations, GIS/CAD visualizations and online virtual worlds.

    Categories in common with CryEngine:

    GH
    The graphical output enables the user to easily grasp analysis being done. The program allows inputs of various file types.