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playn Alternatives & Competitors

(1)5.0 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to playn? 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 playn.

Top Alternatives to playn

  • Unity
  • Blender
  • Unreal Engine
  • ARKit
  • GameMaker

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to playn

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  1. Unity

    (220)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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    UO
    The best part about unity is the ease of access and the vast community it provides and apart from the support for both 3d as well as 2d game development it also provides tools for easy development...Read more
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    #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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    NJ
    Modeling, sculpting, animating i like them all.
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    #3
  5. Unreal Engine

    (85)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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    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
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  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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    Ashish B. R.
    AR
    Provides support to IOS devises, As ARCore focuses on Android devices on the other hand ARKIT is focuses on AR application which help in developing exquisite AR Experience for IOS Devices. So for...Read more
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  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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    Andrew M.
    AM
    Game Maker is deceptively simple to start using, and it has powerful features under the hood. I use game maker for programming complex games with many objects, scripts, and interactions, but it's...Read more
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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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    AA
    The most powerful thing about livy is its ability to develop strong &full proof solutions, & which can be used on any platforms.
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    #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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    Jeanne L.
    JL
    I know that a lot of game development softwares require a complicated setup, and a lot of prerequisites and space. Construct.net has a very easy setup and you can also make the best use of steam....Read more
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  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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    Malika V.
    MV
    Amazon Lumberyard provides for a multi level gaming program where you can play multi player games and build games. It also has VR capabilities which really enhance the gaming experience. And you...Read more
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    #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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    UI
    It is a truly immersive experience when using this product.
    #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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    UM
    Minimal experience and minimal skill. still able to make a fun, addicting game. I am not a coder. This software works great for me.
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  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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    mohsin s.
    MS
    Cocos2D-X is connected to the engine in C ++. This makes it possible to create applications in C ++, and thereafter for IOS applications, Android or Windows Phone. Recent development had also...Read more
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  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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    Rahul R.
    RR
    I have switched from unity to Godot recently. this game engine is truly great, I like the amount of in the size of the editor, this game engine is really easy.
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  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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    Justin E.
    JE
    I like the ease of use that enables me to quickly create games indistinguishable from high-budget top-down 2D games on the market today.
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  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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    stefania v.
    SV
    I love the fact that with PLayCanvas I can create, edit and further customize my own games and projects. With PlayCanvas, which is in my opinion the best application for game developers, I can not...Read more
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    #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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    Isaac P.
    IP
    GameSparks is by far the easest backend servace we have tried to integrate. Other solutions were comparativly convoluded and feature poor. Reporting,user tracking, and implementing our ingame...Read more
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  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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    AC
    Buildbox is great for the new entrants in game designing world. Not much coding knowledge is required. Just drag and drop does the job perfectly. Soo.. much options and tools to choose from. It...Read more
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  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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    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
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  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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    beda n.
    BN
    Monkey Engine is a fully functioning engine with the following functionality, extracted from your website. such as Graphics, game logic and utilities. The best thing about this engine is that it...Read more
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  37. 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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  38. 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
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  39. 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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  40. 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