Game Engines

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This is aimed at being a list of game engines and technology which supports you building Linux games within.

If it doesn't at least supporting building a Linux game, do not list it.

Engines

Name License Used For Editor Platform Support Executable Platforms Supported
AnKi open source 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android
Blender Game Engine open source 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD
Construct 2 proprietary 2D Games Windows HTML5
C4 Game Engine proprietary (source available) 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, PS4, PS3
CRYENGINE proprietary (source available) 3D Games Windows, Linux(?) Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, Major Consoles
delta3d open source 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux
Fillwave open source Everything Windows, Linux Windows, Linux, Android, Android native
Game Develop open source 2D Games Windows, Linux Windows, Linux, HTML5
Game Maker Studio proprietary 2D Games (Primarily) Windows, Mac Windows, Mac, Linux (Says Ubuntu but we know better), Android, iOS, Tizen, Windows 8 Phone, HTML5
Godot Game Engine open source Everything Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5, NaCL
Jmonkey Engine open source Everything Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android
Irrlicht Engine open source 3D Games (Primarily) no editor (CopperCube doesn't do native Linux builds) Windows, Mac, Linux, FreeBSD, Android, iOS, Symbian, Windows CE, Xbox, PSP, NaCL
Leadwerks proprietary (source can be licensed at extra cost) Everything Windows, Mac, Linux soon Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Linux soon
Maker3D proprietary RPGs Windows, Linux Windows, Linux, AROS (amiga-like)
Moai open source 2D Games (Primarily) Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, NaCL
Panda3D open source 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux
PlayCanvas open source (MIT) 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, Android, iOS, Tizen, Firefox OS Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS, Android, iOS, Tizen, Firefox OS
Ren'Py open source Visual Novels Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android (via plugin)
ShiVa3D proprietary Everything Windows Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, other mobile (Webos, Bada, Symbian, Windows Phone...), Wii, XBox 360, PS3, PSP, Vita
Torque 2D open source 2D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5
Torque 3D open source 3D Games Windows, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux
Unigine proprietary (source can be licensed at extra cost) 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, PS3
Unity3D proprietary Everything Windows, Mac, Linux (experimental) Windows, Mac, Linux, Flash, Android, iOS, NaCL, Major Consoles
Unreal Engine proprietary (source available) 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5, PS4, Xbox One

Frameworks

Name Used For Platforms Available Platforms Supported
Allegro Multiple Use Windows, Mac OS X, Unix-like systems, Android, iOS Windows, Mac OS X, Unix-like systems, Android, iOS
Ogre3D Graphics Windows (all major versions), Linux and Mac OSX support Windows (all major versions), Linux and Mac OSX support
LÖVE 2D Games Windows, Mac, Linux Windows, Mac, Linux
Simple DirectMedia Layer Multiple Use Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android, PSP, BSD, Solaris, Haiku, PSP, Pandora

Resources

Name Used For Platform Support
Yobi3D: 3D model search engine 3D Games Windows, Mac, Linux