The Best Game Development Frameworks

If you are looking to create a game but perhaps want to craft your own game engine from existing technologies, or you prefer to work at a lower more code focused level, using a game framework instead of a game engine may be right for you. Today we look at some of the best game development frameworks out there, for a variety of different programming languages (as well as a few renderers, which blur the line between library and framework).



HTML- TypeScript or JavaScript


  • Bevy
  • Fyrox (technically shouldn’t be on the list as it includes an editor and is a game engine)





C++ 3D or Rendering

You can learn more about all of the above game development frameworks, most of which are free and open source, in the video below.

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