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

Northgard

After years of tireless explorations, brave Vikings have discovered a new land filled with mystery, danger and riches: Northgard. Built by Shiro Games.

Dead Cells

Dead Cells is a rogue-lite, Castlevania-inspired action-platformer, allowing you to explore a sprawling, ever-changing castle… assuming you’re able to fight your way past its keepers. Built by Motion Twin.

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.

Rymdkapsel

A critically acclaimed "meditative space strategy".

Defender's Quest

Defender’s Quest is a Tower-Defense/RPG Hybrid tightly focuses on three things: tactical depth, customization, and story.

Evoland

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

Pocket Kingdom

Islands sometimes appear out of the blue in the clouds. The mysterious Pocket Kingdom is one of them. Wander around its districts, solve puzzles and listen to the weird stories told by the locals.

And many more...

See the showcases for OpenFL, Flambe, HaxeFlixel, Kha 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.

  • 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.

  • Heaps

    Heaps is a cross platform graphics engine designed for high performance games. It's designed to leverage modern GPUs that are commonly available on both desktop and mobile devices.

  • 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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