Tag Archives: 2D game

[v1.5.2] Crea – It’s not Terraria, Starbound or Planet Centauri

As is known to all, these retro + pixel styles of small indie games are vogue for the moment. Crea’s design and gameplay are similar with TerrariaStarbound or Planet Centauri, all of which have high playability. Yet Crea has its own difference and lightspot (‘Key Features’ lists part of them).

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[v1.5.1] RPG Maker – Make your own 2D RPGs with ease

RPG Maker (AKA: RPG Tsukūru, RPGツクール, RPG Tkool) is the most popular 2D RPG games development engine developed by Enterbrain company from Japan. It’s both simple enough for a child and powerful enough for a developer. The whole series mainly includes: RPG Maker 2000, RPG Maker 2003, RPG Maker XP, RPG Maker VX, RPG Maker VX Ace, and RPG Maker MV.

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[v1.4.0] 8-Bit Commando – One classic remake edition of Contra

8-Bit Commando is a small 2D indie game developed by 2D Engine and first released in 2011. The first time you see it, you will realize that this is a remake edition of the old but classic series of video game Contra. In other words, that is equivalent to port Contra from FC console to PC platform to let you relive this classic video game.

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Sams Teach Yourself, Unity Game Development in 24 Hours, 2nd Edition

Unity Game Development in 24 Hours, Second Edition may be currently the best tutorial book written for absolute beginners to the Unity game engine who want to learn it from scratch and step by step. Continue reading Sams Teach Yourself, Unity Game Development in 24 Hours, 2nd Edition

M.U.G.E.N – Most popular multi-player 2D fighting game maker

M.U.G.E.N (AKA: Mugen, MUGEN, 無限) is a discontinued but still very active free 2D fighting game engine with many customizable components. It was developed by Elecbyte, first released in 1999 (for DOS). In 2009, MUGEN 1.0 was released, and in 2013, MUGEN 1.1 came out. Continue reading M.U.G.E.N – Most popular multi-player 2D fighting game maker

Unreal Engine – World’s most famous top game engine, free now

Unreal Engine (UE for short) is currently the most famous and widely authorized top 2D/3D multi-platform universal game engine for Windows and Mac OS X (written in C++) in the world, which has occupied 80% of the market share of the global commercial game engines. The great games developed based on it are numerous, including Unreal Tournament, Gears Of War, Mass Effect, BioShock, Borderlands, Mirror’s Edge, and many other series of big game works. Continue reading Unreal Engine – World’s most famous top game engine, free now