Download Game Development for Mac - Best Software & Apps

  • Game Maker

    Lite 8.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Create your own computer games

    5
    198 votes
    • PROS: No programming experience necessary, Lots of instructions and user forums
    • CONS: Still takes some getting used to, Games limited by size
  • The Elder Scrolls Online

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    A successful entry into online gaming for The Elder Scrolls

    6
    59 votes
    • PROS: Good graphics, Huge open world, Lots of freedom in character development, Atmospheric music, Great combat
    • CONS: Movement looks stiff, Loose connection with Elder Scrolls history
  • Unity

    3.3

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Cutting-edge game development application

    7
    42 votes
    • PROS: Suitable for 3D gaming, Very powerful development tools, Create standalone games and widgets
    • CONS: Complex for beginners
  • CrossCode

    1.0.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Classic two-dimensional role-pñlaying game for personal computers

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Users can customize their characters to suit unique needs., It is possible to compete with other online players.
    • CONS: This game has been in constant development since 2015., Some may find the graphics to be slightly outdated.
  • GameSalad

    Beta 0.10.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Design applications for Web, iPad, Desktop and iPhone without programming

    7
    32 votes
    • PROS: Designs apps and games for iPad, iPhone, Desktop and Web, No programming knowledge required, Easy to share directly from the application
    • CONS: Takes time to get used to, Graphics for games are poor, Different platforms aren't defined clearly
  • Lua

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A simple, powerful scripting language

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Small size, Extensive community support
    • CONS: Limited error handling support, Limited support for Unicode characters
  • Holyday City: Reloaded

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Develop a city into your own personal empire

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Fun and casual game play., Interesting mini-games.
    • CONS: Wait times can be long., Costs can stack up.
  • Crystal Space

    1.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Develop your own 3D games with this powerful SDK

    6
    9 votes
    • PROS: Very powerful, Free to use, Cross platform
    • CONS: 3D design experts only!
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