C++ game engines for beginner App developer and programmers

Game engines are making programming easier and development much faster. It’s not the good idea to start making the game or App from the starch just by programming and coding. You need an efficient tools like Game engines that can do all the basic and advanced stuffs for you. Here is a list of C++ game engines that you can try for making games and Apps for all different types of platforms including IOS, Android, MAC, window PC etc.

Best C++ Game engines for beginner

Construct 2 (for non-programmer)

If you are not so good with programming you can try to construct 2. I have used this software and its pretty amazing software where we just have to give logic and everything is automatic. It’s great for beginners, and powerful enough to let experts work even quicker than by coding. With Construct 2 making games is a piece of cake: just drag and drop objects around, add behaviors to them, and make everything come alive with events! Construct 2 is a powerful groundbreaking HTML5 game creator designed specifically for 2D games. It allows anyone to build games — no coding required!


Cocos2d-x is an open-source and cross-platform open source free 2D game engine for mobile game development known for its speed, stability, and easy of use. If you are a beginner, Cosos2d and cocos2d-x are best 2d engine to do game development in c++. Don’t go for 3d engines if you are a beginner. Cocos2d is all in one package C++ game engine to learn as a beginner.


Box2D is an open source C++ game engines for simulating rigid bodies in 2D. Box2D is a free open source 2-dimensional physics simulator engine written in C++ by Erin Catto and published under the zlib license. While the zlib license does not require acknowledgment, we encourage you to give credit to Box2D in your product. 
Box 2d Game development engines for beginner
Box 2d game engine

Unity 3d

Unity is not a C++ game engines. But it is most widely used game engine. Unity is a closed-source, cross-platform game development application. You can create your game in unity by manipulating objects in 3D and attaching various components to them. All Scripts are written in C#,  Boo or UnityScript (Not a JavaScript) and attached to 3D objects as components. You can use this Game engine to create any type of 2D or 3D games and apps. Don’t fear about C# programming, if you know C++ then you can do well with C#.

Unreal Engine

The unreal engine has a nice free to use model and is one of the most powerful game engines available to the public. Some of the best looking games are made in it. But even if it’s extremely popular due to its 3D rendering capabilities you can create some great 2D game in it as well.
Game developers use C++ as their main language because of performance concerns. The object orientation of C++ is a good match for how games are structured. Some engines also use additional languages for content creation and scripting. So LUA, C# and special purpose languages appear. But the engines themselves will be coded in C++.

Also Read: Best game engine for non- programmers

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