Top 5 Game Development Tools And Engines

August 9, 2018 Ashish Sharma 3369 Views
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As per various reports, the mobile gaming industry did generate around a $7.8 billion in revenue in the year 2012 itself which increased to 99.6 billion in 2016. Following which this further increased to $107.6 billion in 2017. With AR, VR and Wearables still at the dawn of its age, it is without any doubt fit to assume the fact that the best profit margins of mobile game industries are yet to come. Mobile games are definitely one of the most promising and fruitful sectors of mobile game application industry.

This rapid growth has favoured several companies and investors to host mobile games as one of the best means to market their tech creativity as well. As one of the best game application development company, we at BrainMobi keep all possible insights of all the latest practices in the domain of game app development and look the deliver the same to enthusiastic game creators. In this regard allow us to give you an insight on the top five game development tools and engines in the market:


As for its versatility and great platform compatibility, Unity has always been revered to as best development platforms for gaming applications. Besides creating your own game using the unity 2D , 3D features, it has a great user interference that automates team performance. It allows you to import assets from notable 3d applications like Maya or Blender besides letting you purchase a wide range of assets from its own store. On the other hand it is not a problem for first timers as being one of the most used game development tools, Unity is equipped with tons tutorials and documentations which make it quick and easy to grasp.

Unreal Engine

Unreal Engine is best suited for individuals who might not be the most expert of developers but definitely blessed with the gamer aptitude. Unreal doesn’t require you to have much programming skills thanks to its user-friendly features. Besides the advantages of working with an easy interface, unreal is noted for letting you test its game within the platform itself. Labels like unreal tournament and the Tom Clancy series are enough to suggest its visual brilliance and mechanics. It offers support to a almost every platform and can be attributed for delivering the same experience as per every medium.

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Corona SDK

Corona is another cross platform SDK, that makes use of the Lua scripting language which has been regarded as a pretty easy language to get accustomed too. Its notable 2D features can help you find several plugins in Coronas very own marketplace. Besides that it is also reputed for its clear documentation and the support and contributions it receives from the active community. It assists in testing very much but making use of the inbuild real time simulator that lets you see any changes in real time.

Sprite Kit

SpriteKit is apples very own platform to create 2D games and receives support from both Swift and Objective-C languages. It offers developers a wide range of features that comes handy when creating high performance 2D games. If iOS is your target then Sprite should be your preferred tool. The fact that it receives support from apple also eliminates the need to download any external libraries or external sources and it gives you total assurity of the fact that would meet all compatibility standards with existing apple products.

Marmalade SDK

Marmalade is a notable native development environment that has helped developers craft various projects for desktop and mobile phones. It utilizes C++ as the primary coding language and helps you create in turn both 2D and 3D games. There are various libraries, codes and tools you can use as per the requirement of your project and can ease out tasks like testing and programming. It is one of the few platforms in practice that let you re-deploy into a different platform without having the recompile.

As one of the top android game application development company, we at BrainMobi have taken lots of endeavours in creating several successful game applications for various platforms. Besides the technical advantages we also have a good understanding of how to orient it as per the evolving trends in the market. If you have the idea for a game application or simple a mobile or web application, kindly write to us at .

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ashish Ashish is a content specialist at BrainMobi and contributes towards building its business. As a keen enthusiast in technologies and software, Ashish aims to keeps its readers constantly updated with current breakthroughs and advancements in mobile domain. He aims to bridge the communication gap between coders and aspiring mobile app developers by lending them the best insights and information that could come valuable to them in terms of keeping updated with the current trends in the field of this particular knowledge.