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HeroEngine Alternatives & Competitors

(2)3.8 out of 5

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

Top Alternatives to HeroEngine

  • Unity
  • Blender
  • Unreal Engine
  • ARKit
  • GameMaker

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to HeroEngine

    #1
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  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.

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    UA
    I love the features in this program. i did experience a bit of a learning curve but nothing that cannot be learned. Once you are up and running you can do many things almost intuitively
    #2
    #2
  3. 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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  4. 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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    Arnaldo C.
    AC
    Community. It is something outside the tool itself but that adds incredible value to the final product. Because how great the community is, it's really easy to find someone who will tell you...Read more
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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.

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    UC
    Material editor is the best I’ve used! It’s powerful, flexible, and enables artists to do things no other engine does. Also, blueprints! Incredibly powerful visual scripting and programming.
    #4
    #4
  7. 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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  8. 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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    UC
    The best feature of ARkit that differentiates it from the market is the light estimation, 3D models can be updated in real time based on their illumination. As no placeholder is required it can be...Read more
    #5
    #5
  9. 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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  10. 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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    UP
    Gamemaker requires absolutely no coding knowledge, and allows you to create your first game within a few hours of work. It comes preloaded with some examples, but can be expanded fast.
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    #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.

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    David G.
    DG
    Don't remember anything I liked about Kivy.
    #7
    #7
  13. 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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  14. Construct is a HTML5 game creator designed for 2D games that allows you to build games without using coding.

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    UH
    It was really easy to start creating games on Construct without any knowledge of programming. I have about 4 games under my belt and they are all earning revenue with every user. I really love...Read more
    #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.

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

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    Jerime G.
    JG
    The Aesthetics are beautiful and the detail for landscaping is pretty simple. The Gizmo widget is easily identified and has better tool tip to know what the cog does.
    #9
    #9
  17. 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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  18. 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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    AC
    I think we can't access full source code. They will limit. And even if we can access many codes, most of us can't make own program.
    #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.

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    KS
    Allows people with not much experience to create games and apps without too much confusion
    #11
    #11
  21. 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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  22. Cocos2d is an open-source framework for building cross-platform 2D games with Xcode and Objective-C.

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    UT
    The software itself seems inviting, used by a lot of developers. It seems robust and full featured.
    #12
    #12
  23. 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.

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  24. 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.

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    Syed Zainul A.
    SA
    It's open source on github.So that I can clone the repository and run godot on Windows,Mac,Linux easily with the latest code base. Godot works with Linux which is its best advantage. Godot has...Read more
    #13
    #13
  25. 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.

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  26. 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.

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    Eduardo A.
    EA
    Is a very flexible software for creating most of features that an RPG has (dialogues manager, controls movement, save system, battle system, etc.). You can create the worlds as easy as dragging...Read more
    #14
    #14
  27. 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.

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  28. 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.

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    UD
    I think this app is one of the best for developing and edit games, as it allows you to develop projects in teams/groups of multiple people at the same time. Classic editor is my favorite one and...Read more
    #15
    #15
  29. GameSparks

    (4)3.6 out of 5

    The Easiest Way to Build, Deploy and Scale Game Backends

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

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    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.
    #16
    #16
  31. 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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  32. Buildbox is a codeless game development platform that empowers customers to make a video games.

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    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
    #17
    #17
  33. 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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  34. 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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    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
    #18
    #18
  35. jMonkeyEngine

    (3)4.7 out of 5

    jMonkeyEngine is an open source game engine for Java game developers to create 3D games using modern technology.

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  36. jMonkeyEngine is an open source game engine for Java game developers to create 3D games using modern technology.

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    UG
    It's free! And it is purely Java based allows it to be completely cross-platform without any extra work. It has nice 3D, as well.
    #19
    #19
  37. Turbulenz

    (2)2.5 out of 5

    Turbulenz is an open source HTML5 game engine for developing games under the MIT license that allows you to create, test and monetise your game.

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  38. Turbulenz is an open source HTML5 game engine for developing games under the MIT license that allows you to create, test and monetise your game.

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    AP
    I liked that there is a good guide that i did from the site: gamefromscratch.com
    #20
    #20
  39. Core3D

    (2)4.0 out of 5

    Core3D is a lightweight framework for developing 3D visualization and simulation applications programmed in objective-C.

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  40. Core3D is a lightweight framework for developing 3D visualization and simulation applications programmed in objective-C.

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    GB
    Very easy to use, and very intuitive and user friendly. The software allows for edit and create functions and features in neat, well laid out panels directly on the main screen. This makes it a lot...Read more