HTML5 Engines

ThreeJS: WebGL Made Easier

3D Graphics aren’t exactly the easiest thing to master. They are further complicated within web browsers where they become more limited within the confines of a browser. Luckily, ThreeJs comes …Read more

BabylonJS

When it comes to creating full-fledged 3D games in HTML5, unless you want to spend an incredible amount of time building the base engine for it, you should think about …Read more

Gideros Mobile

Gideros is a cross-platform open source technology available for free that allows you rapidly develop games across a variety of platforms including web with HTML5. It sets itself apart from …Read more

Isogenic Game Engine

An application built requiring networking is a difficult undertaking. A multiplayer game takes that to the extreme so having a game engine specifically built for it would be ideal. That’s …Read more

ImpactJS

When you think of HTML5 game engines, the first that should come to mind is ImpactJS, and that is for good reason. Games made with this engine have been played …Read more

Defold Game Engine From King

King, the developers of hit mobile titles such as Candy Crush, have released a 2D game engine for use recently. The engine, Defold, which boasts quick and easy development that …Read more

CreateJS Modular Tool System

CreateJS is not similar to a lot of other HTML5 game engines. CreateJS is a package of modular tools and libraries that work together or independently for your project. These …Read more

Game Making Toolkit Voxel.js

Originally created by two non-game developers Voxel.js is an easy and fun toolkit to create your very own Minecraft like games for a web browser. Now after being released as …Read more

Panda.js HTML5 Game Engine

Another fantastic HTML5 Game Engine I’ve found is Panda.js. It like many others hosts a bunch of features to help you quickly and easily develop games. This is because native …Read more

Phaser HTML5 Game Framework

Phaser is a fast, fun, and desktop and mobile HTML5 framework. It comes with a host of features, so possibilities with it are nearing limitless. These features include tilemap support, …Read more

Quintus Engine

The Quintus engine is a simple HTML5 game engine designed to be modular and lightweight, with a concise JavaScript-friendly syntax. 

DivSugar, a CSS-based 3D Graphics Engine

DivSugar is a CSS3 based 3D graphics engine. While it’s not as performant as a WebGL might be for full games, the fact that it uses CSS3 means that it can easily be integrated into existing sites and be used for casual games.

IvanK Lib: a WebGL based HTML5 engine

IvanK Lib is a HTML5 Engine inspired by Flash (the tag line is actually “Like Flash, but faster” that uses the power of GPU accelerated WebGL to render 2d graphics on the screen.

GameMaker HTML5

GameMaker HTML5 is an HTML5 port of the commercial GameMaker game building system currently in open beta.

RPG.js

RPG.js is a HTML5 Game Framework focused on building 2.5D Zelda Bitmap-based Role Playing Games.