Download Game Programming - Best Software & Apps

  • DirectX

    DirectXEnd-User Runtime Web Installer 9.29.1974

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
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    Play Your Games The Right Way

    7
    8194 votes
    • PROS: Does its work in the background, Variety of versions
    • CONS: Can be slower for some games, Overlapping versions can cause problems
  • Kodu

    KoduPreview 1.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
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    Game programming environment for kids

    8
    1970 votes
    • PROS: Original visual programming environment, Powerful yet easy to use editor, Includes lessons and sample games, Can also be run on an Xbox360
    • CONS: Limited selection of objects
  • Game Maker

    Game MakerLite 8.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
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    Create your own computer games

    7
    4232 votes
    • PROS: No programming experience necessary, Lots of instructions and user forums
    • CONS: Still takes some getting used to, Games limited by size
  • Hacknet

    Hacknet

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
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    Hacknet teaches you programming... and how to be a hacker

    7
    102 votes
    • PROS: Thrilling plot, You learn through play, Lots of game
    • CONS: Easy if you are actually a programmer…
  • FPS Creator

    FPS Creator1.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
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    Design your own first person shooter games

    7
    602 votes
    • PROS: Requires no programming or designing knowledge, Includes ready-to-use material, Enables you to test game
    • CONS: Confusing interface, No help inside the program: PDF user manual inside game's folder
  • Game Builder

    Game Buildervaries-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
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    Programming Games Made Fun

    7
    1 vote
    • PROS: 3D environments and visual programming system, Can host multiplayer programming, Supports JavaScript, Poly 3D models
    • CONS: May require large system requirements, May not support other programming languages, Unity and Unreal Editor are still better 3D game engines
  • Learn C++

    Learn C++4.7

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
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    Another free Programming tutorial from Sololearn

    6
    1 vote
    • PROS: Treats programming like a game, unlock new levels, quizzes and keep score against other students to foster competitive learning!, Lessons cover basics like variables and functions all the way up to polymorphism and inheritance
    • CONS: Only available on Android, not on Apple IOS
  • Lightbot  Programming Puzzles

    Lightbot Programming Puzzles1.6.5

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Android
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    A full version game for android

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    No votes yet
    • Code Adventures: Programming Game For Kids

      Code Adventures: Programming Game For Kids1.1

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone
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      Learn to code and program while having fun

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      No votes yet
      • PROS: Teaches coding in a simple way, Fun to play
      • CONS: Paid application, Kid-focused
    • Tis-100

      Tis-100varies-with-device

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows
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      Challenging Programming Puzzle Game

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      No votes yet
      • PROS: Great training for beginner programmers, More than 40 puzzles
      • CONS: Geared toward programmers, Requires basic knowledge of coding to play
    • Legendary Knight Run

      Legendary Knight Run1.06

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone
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      An over-the-shoulder running and coin collecting game

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      No votes yet
      • PROS: If you know anything about programming you will appreciate the quality of the graphics, The complexity of their running game helps it stand apart from its many competitors
      • CONS: Some people are going to hate the challenging user interface, It is difficult and takes a fair amount of learned skill to complete it
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    1KoduPreview 1.1.019707.6Windows
    2Hacknet1027.2Windows,Mac
    3DirectXEnd-User Runtime Web Installer 9.29.197481947Windows
    4FPS Creator1.06026.9Windows
    5Game MakerLite 8.142326.6Windows,Mac
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