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Alternatives to Unreal Engine

Unity, Blender, Godot, three.js, and Phaser are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Unreal Engine.
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What is Unreal Engine and what are its top alternatives?

It is a game engine that helps you make games. It is made up of several components that work together to drive the game. Its massive system of tools and editors allows you to organize your assets and manipulate them to create the gameplay for your game.
Unreal Engine is a tool in the Game Development category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to Unreal Engine

  • Unity

    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. ...

  • Blender

    Blender

    It is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. ...

  • Godot

    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. ...

  • three.js

    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. ...

  • Phaser

    Phaser

    It is a free open source HTML5 game framework. It uses Pixi.js for WebGL and Canvas rendering across desktop and mobile web browsers. Games can be compiled to iOS and Android apps via 3rd party tools. ...

  • Cocos2D-X

    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 ...

  • pygame

    pygame

    It is a cross-platform set of Python modules designed for writing video games. It includes computer graphics and sound libraries designed to be used with the Python programming language. ...

  • BabylonJS

    BabylonJS

    A complete JavaScript framework for building 3D games with HTML5, WebGL, WebVR and Web Audio. ...

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Unity

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Unity brings state-of-the-art, affordable multiplatform tools and services to developers of interactive content everywhere.
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PROS OF UNITY
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    Because it's a powerful engine, you can build anything
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    C# language
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    Very Popular
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    He Has A Free VErsion
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    Easy to Use
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    Good Choise
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    2nd Game Engine In The World
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    Cross Platform
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    Very Large Showcase
CONS OF UNITY
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    Clunky UI
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    Closed source
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    Hard to get started with
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    No consistency with updates
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    Requires to build a lot of tools
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    Gigantic by being 9gb (thats what setup says)

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Blender

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Open Source 3D computer graphics software
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PROS OF BLENDER
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    Powerful
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    It's open source
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    Free for Commercial and Personal Use
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    Lightweight
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    Extensive
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    Usable For Graphic Design
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    Layers
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    Dozens of free addons, courses and an active community
CONS OF BLENDER
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    Not popular (yet!)
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    Long Render Time (every 3d program ever)
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    Confusing UI and shortcut navigation for newcomers
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    Blender dropped the game engine, see UPBGE

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Godot

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Free and open source 2D and 3D game engine
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PROS OF GODOT
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    Open source
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    Easy to port
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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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    Very Popular in Reddit
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    GDScript is Based On Python
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    Avaible on Steam For Free
CONS OF GODOT
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    Need opengl 2.1 / 3.3
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    Performance in 3D
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    Somewhat poor 3D performance and lacks automatic LODs

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A JavaScript 3D library
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      Phaser

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      Desktop and Mobile HTML5 game framework
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          No GUI

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        Cocos2D-X

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          CONS OF COCOS2D-X
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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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          pygame

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          PROS OF PYGAME
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            Easy to install
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            Simple
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            Lightweigt by only being 12 mb
          CONS OF PYGAME
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            Has only 2d
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            Slow

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          BabylonJS

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          A real time 3D engine
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