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5 Free & Highly Useful Open Source Game Engines For Android Game Development

by Ellen Wills Content Developer

These days, most of the people prefer to play games in their smart-phones rather than playing in gaming consoles. Playing games in smart-phones is one of the best past-time activities as players can play games anytime and anywhere no matter whether they are at home, office or on the way.

When it comes to develop games for android smart-phones, game engines give developers the tools that are playing vital role in the process of developing games. To pull out the different elements of a game together into one unit, game engines are excellent choice. You would find lots of developers, who are paying attention to android and iOS.

However, Android has gained huge popularity because of its flexibility and functionality that allow users to enjoy all types of features. To make android game development task a lot easy and simple, here I have listed 6 free and highly useful game engines that help you out in your task:

Android Box2d:

Android Box2d is a feature rich 2d rigid body physics engine that has been written in C++ by Erin Catto. Being an open source gaming engine, it can be used for developing many games such Crayon Physics Deluxe, winner of the 2008 Independent game festival grand prize and more. There are lots of ports obtainable for flash, Javascript, fixed point embedded devices, C# and Python. This project port Box2D to android based on jBox2D. The source code of the engine is an Android Eclipse project.

Alien3D:

Alien3D is an OpenGL ES based game engine for Android OS that allows android developers to generate some wonderful and feature-rich android games that can be played anytime and anywhere. Being an open source android game engine, it is obtainable for free of cost. Android developers can use this engine without any hassle and develop an effective game for android platform.

App Game Kit:

App Game Kit is a great android game engine that enables users to code once then run their game on multiple platforms. This gaming engine has been used for developing games like App-In-Ball Pinball Simulator for Android. So, what are you waiting for? Just starting using this gaming engine that allows you to enjoy a lot of features.

BatteryTech Engine:

BatteryTech Engine is a great gaming engine that is also can be used for different mobile platforms like Android, iOS and more. Using this feature-rich engine is extremely easy as it directly access to several XCode and Android projects and users various open standards. You can also use it for both 2D as well as 3D games.

AllBinary Platform:

AllBinary Platform is also the most powerful OpenGL ES-based gaming engine that allows you to develop some wonderful android games. The ZeptoRacer 3D game was developed on this, so you can experience this game and know the true power of this engine.

So, these are 5 free and open source Android game engines that android developers can use for develop different types of android games. No matter what type of game you want to develop like action, adventurous, sports, fighting, puzzle and anyone, these gaming engines are great solutions.

Author Author: I am a professional content developer, having years of experience in writing content related to Android and android solutions. From past several years, I am in the writing industry and like to share latest information and updates of Android and its technologies. Here I am sharing 5 Free & Highly Useful Open Source Game Engines For Android Game Development.

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