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
Continue reading [v2017.1.0] Unity – Currently most popular multi-platform 3D/2D games universal IDE
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
To make multi-platform 2D games, GameMaker Studio is definitely not inferior to the well-known and popular Unity which is one-size-fits-all to both 2D & 3D games development. Of course, as for merely 3D game development, AppNee suggests you choose the Unity instead. Because this task is beyond the strength and power of GameMaker Studio. This advice is especially suitable for non-professional and amateur enthusiasts of game development.
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GameMaker Studio (GMS for short, formerly called: Game Maker, Animo) is a very powerful and popular cross-platform, multi-genre game development engine (GDE)/game creation system (GCS) for both entry-level novices/amateurs and seasoned game development professionals. It was written in Delphi by Mark Overmars from Netherlands and first published in 1999. Continue reading [v1.4.1760] GameMaker Studio – Ultimate 2D game IDE for both amateurs and professionals