What are the best apps for game creators?

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  1. 12

    #1GameSalad

    GameSalad

    GameSalad is an authoring tool by GameSalad, Inc. The educational tool used for learning how to develop games. The software is comprised of a visual editor and a logic system and it can help in getting games published in major platforms.

    Software

    Mac, Windows

    $17- Varies by plan

    Brenda Carroll
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "You cannot create Assassin's Creed in this game, but if you are looking to make simple game apps you'll have the time of your life using this one. Very simple and very neat. "
  2. 9

    #2Unreal Engine 4

    Unreal Engine 4

    Unreal Engine is the "most successful video game engine" according to the Guinness World Record and it was showcased in the Unreal shooter. It is written using C++ and has a high degree of portability and can be used in many game platforms. 

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Israel Suárez
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Already using it trying to create the next big hit game! Just wait for it! It's kind of an advanced tool, so I don't recommend it for beginners but If you really want a kickass game you should learn how to use this! Just wait for my game man!"
  3. 8

    #3Stencyl

    Stencyl
    Stencyl is a game creation platform for beginners. It allows the creation of video games for any platform. The free mode is complete with the necessary tools.
    Software

    Mac, Windows, Linux

    Free

    Matthew Sullivan
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Well like many other game developers I started with the simple stuff like Stencyl, I guarantee you guys, you'll learn alot using this one, very simple and you'll get a handle on how a game is really created. "
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    #4GameMaker Studio 2

    GameMaker Studio 2

    GameMaker Studio 2 is a software for making 2D development environment. This will help game developers to turn early concepts into a complete product. It offers easy to use interface and useful tools. It offers a free trial.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $39- Varies by plan

    Adam Elliott
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Went for the paid version right away because of the good reviews and was not disappointed. Hoping to release my game later this year! "
  2. 5

    #5Clickteam Fusion 2.5

    Clickteam Fusion 2.5

    Game and software creation has never been easier or quicker than with Clickteam Fusion 2.5! Discover the tool used by so many multimedia professionals, game creators, and creative people from all walks of life. 

    Software

    Windows

    $99.99- Free trial available

    Dylan Santos
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Been reading a lot of reviews and lists because I don't want to waste money and time, and I think I've seen this creator in many lists, probably has many good features, though it's kind of pricey for a beginner, but most reviews says it's really worth it, haven't read one bad review to be honest."
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    #6AppGameKit

    AppGameKit
    AppGameKit is a one-stop solution for making game apps for mobile devices. It allows you to spend more time creating new games and not doing laborious conversion work.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, iOS, Android

    $79.99

    William Ortiz
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Welll if you want the bang for your buck better spend it on AppGameKit. I've released a couple of games I created with it and I earned serious money with it. Best money I've spent in a little while!"
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    #7PlayMaker + Unity3D

    PlayMaker + Unity3D

    Playmaker is a visual state machine editor with a complete runtime library for Unity 3D that's good for beginners. It has a fantastic graphical editor and debugging tools for creating AIs, interactive objects, and gameplay prototypes.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Arthur Guerrero
    Written on July 24, 2018
    "This is so helpful for my prototypes and other cg investments. I needed the simplicity and marketability of lesser software, but the power to render in this sort of precision. The thin to remember here is I went in with ZERO understanding of these tools and processing, and came out the other en basically an immortal. I can do things that would make your head spin on its axis if I so chose If this power is desirable toy ou, then you may be interested in this product."
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    #8Construct

    Construct

    Construct is a game development software that utilizes the HTML5 platform. It is specifically made for developing 2D games. It allows anyone to create games without any knowledge in coding needed. Offers free trial.

    Software

    Windows

    $99- Varies by plan

    Christine Elliott
    Written on July 23, 2018
    "Construct is not that easy to use, but once I grasped the tool it became like a breeze, I've been experimenting with lots of features to make my game interesting and increase its potential. But with the current scene it's hard to get noticed so you better think before you purchase this, but if you have the dough for it why not. "

Summary

Best What are the best apps for game creators
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1GameSaladSoftware 12 Paid
2Unreal Engine 4Software 9 Free
3StencylSoftware 8 Free
4GameMaker Studio 2Software 6 Paid
5Clickteam Fusion 2.5Software 5 Paid
6AppGameKitSoftware 3 Paid
7PlayMaker + Unity3DSoftware 2 Free
8ConstructSoftware 1 Paid
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