Download Game Development - Best Software & Apps

  • M.U.G.E.N

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Create your own 2D fighting games

    7
    1302 votes
    • PROS: Allows you to create classic cartoon style fighting characters, Includes one demo game to test
    • CONS: Not suitable for those unfamiliar with DOS
  • Game Maker

    Lite 8.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Create your own computer games

    6
    3348 votes
    • PROS: No programming experience necessary, Lots of instructions and user forums
    • CONS: Still takes some getting used to, Games limited by size
  • OpenAL

    2.0.7.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An Open Audio Library With Amazing Positional Audio

    6
    346 votes
    • PROS: Simulating attenuation is very clever, Employing the Doppler Effect is impressive, Amazing at creating positional sound,
    • CONS: There are some proprietary programs that are better, The current version is not open source, It works on 15 operating systems but it should work on more,
  • Unity

    4.3.4

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Cutting-edge game development application

    7
    272 votes
    • PROS: Suitable for 3D gaming, Very powerful development tools, Create standalone games and widgets
    • CONS: Complex for beginners
  • JCheater: Vice City Edition

    1.7

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Android

    A Full Version game for Android‚ by Net Tech Development Ltd

    -
    No votes yet
    • Project Spark

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Modular games for everyone

      6
      97 votes
      • PROS: Easier to use than other similar games, Good tools, Behavior of figures easily determined, Easy to use
      • CONS: Comic style takes getting used to , Limited to items from the database
    • Alice

      Beta 3.0.0.1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android

      A free (gpl) Design & photography program for Windows

      6
      191 votes
      • JCheater: GTA III Edition

        1.8

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Android

        A Full Version game for Android‚ by Net Tech Development Ltd

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        No votes yet
        • GameSalad

          Beta 0.10.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows
          Mac

          A free Development program for Windows

          7
          59 votes
          • Unreal Development Kit

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A free Development program for Windows

            6
            142 votes
            • The Evil Within 2

              1.0

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Intense and exciting survival-horror role-playing game for personal computers

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              No votes yet
              • PROS: The Evil Within 2 is stunning in regards to its visual development., Intricate gameplay and truly formidable horrors will appeal to fans.
              • CONS: Not intended to be played by children., A substantial amount of memory is required.
            • Game Editor

              1.3.6

              License
              try Download
              Platform
              Windows
              Pocket PC

              Build your own Windows and PDA games

              7
              36 votes
              • GameGuru

                2016

                License
                try Download
                Platform
                Windows

                No coding required game development

                -
                No votes yet
                • PROS: Simplest way to create a game, No coding required
                • CONS: Lacks advanced options, Basic assets and game engine
              • XStart

                2.4.1

                License
                try Download
                Platform
                Windows

                An easy to use application launcher

                3
                6 votes
                • PROS: Easy to use and configure, Allows you to create groups
                • CONS: Doesn't always speed up badly defragged PC's
              • ABC Puzzle for Smart Kids

                1.7

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Android

                ABC Puzzle for Smart Kids is an educational puzzle game for kids that will enhance the kid’s brain development through fun.

                10
                2 votes
                • RPG Maker VX Ace

                  License
                  try Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Make the game you’ve always dreamed of!

                  4
                  5 votes
                  • Godot Engine

                    2016

                    License
                    try Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    A Full Version PC game for Windows

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                    No votes yet
                    • SMILE GAME BUILDER

                      2016

                      License
                      try Download
                      Platform
                      Windows

                      A Full Version PC game for Windows

                      -
                      No votes yet
                      • Shade 3D for Unity

                        13.2.3

                        License
                        free Download
                        Platform
                        Windows

                        3D modeling and animation for game development, especially for Unity

                        7
                        16 votes
                        • Game Dev Story

                          1.2.0

                          License
                          try Download
                          Platform
                          iPhone
                          Android

                          Run your own games studio

                          9
                          4 votes
                          • PROS: In-depth simulation, Cute graphics, Sweet soundtrack,
                          • CONS: Confusing at times
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                        14.3.42726.8Windows, Mac
                        21.013026.7Windows
                        3Beta 3.0.0.1.11916.4Windows, Android
                        4Lite 8.133486.4Windows, Mac
                        52.0.7.03465.7Windows