Haxe for Game Development

Write high performance games for every major platform using world-class libraries.

Haxe has a wealth of game frameworks and libraries available to help you create your masterpiece.

Being able to achieve native speeds across multiple platforms with a single code base gives Haxe developers an edge.

What I love about Haxe is how it lets me get a game up and running quickly, yet it's still fast and robust enough to work well all the way through the process.

Being flexible with platforms is also key, I ended up porting to ones I had no idea about when I started my project. I couldn't have done this without support for such a wide array of platforms.

Martin Jonasson, Grapefrukt Games (Developer of the award winning game Rymdkapsel)

Showcase

  • Papers, Please

    A "dystopian document thriller", Winner of Best Game of 2013 by The New Yorker, Wired, PC World, Ars Technica, Forbes, IGF and more.

  • Evoland

    A playable history of gaming, from 8-bit to 3D. Created by Nicolas Canasse (Haxe Creator) and the team at Shiro Games.

  • Rymdkapsel

    A critically acclaimed "meditative space strategy".

  • And many more...

    See the showcases for OpenFL, Flambe, HaxeFlixel and HaxePunk.

Popular Libraries

  • OpenFL

    A framework built on Haxe that provides the Flash API on several mobile platforms, and tooling to help compile and test your app on each platform.

  • Flambe

    Flambe is a fast, well tested, cross-platform game framework with strong tooling support. It even has strong support for Mobile web browsers.

  • Kha

    Kha is a low level SDK for building games and media applications in a portable way. Think SDL, but super-charged.

  • HaxeFlixel

    A free, full featured, fully cross-platform and high performance gaming engine.

  • HaxePunk

    A Haxe port of the FlashPunk framework, designed to let you build your game on any platform.

  • Nape Physics Engine

    A powerful, fast and friendly 2D physics engine available for Haxe or AS3 projects. Written in Haxe.

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