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, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android
AppGameKit proprietary 2D and 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, iOS, Raspberry, Linux, Android and HTML5
Atomic Game Engine open source Everything Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android, iOS and HTML5
Blender Game Engine open source 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux, FreeBSD Windows, MacOS, Linux, FreeBSD and android (via plug-in no official)
Construct 2 proprietary 2D Games Windows HTML5
Construct 3 proprietary 2D Games Anything that runs Chrome HTML5, Android, iOS, Windows (desktop), Windows (UWP), Xbox One (UWP), MacOS, Linux
C4 Game Engine proprietary (source available) 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux, PS4, PS3
CRYENGINE proprietary (source available) 3D Games Windows, Linux(?) Windows, Linux, Android, iOS, Major Consoles
delta3d open source 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux
Fillwave open source Everything Windows, Linux Windows, Linux, Android, Android native
GDevelop open source 2D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, iOS, HTML5
Game Maker Studio proprietary 2D Games (Primarily) Windows, MacOS Windows, MacOS, Linux (Says Ubuntu but we know better), Android, iOS, Tizen, Windows 8 Phone, HTML5
Game Play open source 2.5D and 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, Linux, MacOS, iOS, BlackBerry 10, Android
Godot Engine open source Everything Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows (all platforms), MacOS, Linux, Android, iOS, BlackBerryOS, HTML5, NaCL, And More (unofficial)...
Jmonkey Engine open source Everything Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android
Irrlicht Engine open source 3D Games (Primarily) no editor (CopperCube doesn't do native Linux builds) Windows, MacOS, Linux, FreeBSD, Android, iOS, Symbian, Windows CE, Xbox, PSP, NaCL
Leadwerks proprietary (source can be licensed at extra cost) Everything Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Android, iOS, Linux soon
LumixEngine open source 3D Games Windows, Linux Windows, Linux
Maker3D proprietary RPGs Windows, Linux Windows, Linux, AROS (amiga-like)
Moai open source 2D Games (Primarily) Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android, iOS, NaCL
Orx Portable Game Engine open source 2.5D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android, iOS
Panda3D open source 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux
PlayCanvas open source (MIT) 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux, Chrome OS, Android, iOS, Tizen, Firefox OS Windows, MacOS, Linux, Chrome OS, Android, iOS, Tizen, Firefox OS
Ren'Py open source Visual Novels Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android (via plugin)
ShiVa3D proprietary Everything Windows Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android, iOS, other mobile (Webos, Bada, Symbian, Windows Phone...), Wii, XBox 360, PS3, PSP, Vita
Source proprietary (source can be licensed at extra cost) 3D Games Windows Windows, MacOS, Linux
Super Powers open source Everything Windows, Linux, MacOS Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, iOS, HTML5
Torque 2D open source 2D Games Windows, Linux, MacOS Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, iOS, HTML5
Torque 3D open source 3D Games Windows, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux
Unigine proprietary (source can be licensed at extra cost) 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android, iOS, PS3
Unity3D proprietary (source available) Everything Windows, MacOS, Linux (experimental) Windows, MacOS, Linux, Flash, Android, iOS, NaCL, Major Consoles
Unreal Engine proprietary (source available) 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android, iOS, HTML5, PS4, Xbox One
Urho3D open source 2D and 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, WindowsPhone, MacOS, iOS, Raspberry, Linux, Android and HTML5

Frameworks

Name License Used For Platforms Available Platforms Supported
Allegro open source Multiple Use Windows, MacOS, Unix-like systems, Android, iOS Windows, MacOS, Unix-like systems, Android, iOS
Cocos2D-X open source 2D and 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows (all major versions), MacOS, iOS, Linux, Android, BlackBerry, Tizen, Web platforms
Simple DirectMedia Layer open source Multiple Use Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS, Android Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS, Android, PSP, BSD, Solaris, Haiku, Pandora
LÖVE-2D open source 2D Games (3D whit löve3D) Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android and iOS. Extra (no official): HTML5 and PSP (old but can working)
libGDX open source Multiple Use Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS, Android Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android, iOS, BlackBerry, HTML5
Ogre3D open source Graphics Windows (all major versions), Linux and MacOS support Windows (all major versions), Linux and MacOS support
MonoGame open source Multiple Use Windows, MacOS, Linux Windows, MacOS, Linux, BSD, Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Ouya, PS4, Vita, Xbox One

Resources

Name Used For Platform Support
STLFinder: the free 3d model search engine 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux
Yobi3D: 3D model search engine 3D Games Windows, MacOS, Linux