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Cocos2D-X vs Godot: What are the differences?

Cocos2D-X: Open source game engine. Cocos2d-x is an open-source and cross-platform open source free 2D game engine for mobile game development known for its speed, stability, and ease of use; Godot: Free and open source 2D and 3D game engine. It is an advanced, feature-packed, multi-platform 2D and 3D open source game engine. It is developed by hundreds of contributors from all around the world.

Cocos2D-X and Godot belong to "Game Development" category of the tech stack.

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Pros of Cocos2D-X
Pros of Godot
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      Open source
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      Easy to port
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      Avaible on Steam For Free
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      Cross-Platform
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      Supports both C++, C# and GDScript
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      Simple
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      GDScript is Based On Python

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    Cons of Cocos2D-X
    Cons of Godot
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      Popular only in Asia
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      Based on Chinese
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      No Multiple Languages
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      Not Popular in itch.io and in Steam
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      Very poor system
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      No GUI
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      Bad Windows Performance
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      Harder to learn
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      Performance in 3D
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      Need opengl 2.1 / 3.3
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      Somewhat poor 3D performance and lacks automatic LODs

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    What is Cocos2D-X?

    Cocos2d-x is an open-source and cross-platform open source free 2D game engine for mobile game development known for its speed, stability, and ease of use

    What is Godot?

    It is an advanced, feature-packed, multi-platform 2D and 3D open source game engine. It is developed by hundreds of contributors from all around the world.

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      What are some alternatives to Cocos2D-X and Godot?
      libGDX
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      Corona SDK
      It is a cross-platform framework ideal for rapidly creating apps and games for mobile devices and desktop systems. It builds rich mobile apps for iOS, Android, Kindle and Nook. Build high quality mobile apps in a fraction of the time.
      MonoGame
      It is a free C# framework used by game developers to make games for multiple platforms and other systems. It is also used to make Windows and Windows Phone games run on other systems.
      Unity
      Unity is the ultimate game development platform. Use Unity to build high-quality 3D and 2D games, deploy them across mobile, desktop, VR/AR, consoles or the Web, and connect with loyal and enthusiastic players and customers.
      three.js
      It is a cross-browser JavaScript library and Application Programming Interface used to create and display animated 3D computer graphics in a web browser.
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