C4 Engine, a possible alternative for Unity 3D and Leadwerks

C4 engine is a robust gaming programming suite that is available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Play Station 4 and Play Station 3. By the way, don't get confused Unity with the famous Canonical project for Ubuntu, in this case it is a video game engine that has the same name. C4 Engine is not free, it is owned by Terathon Software, but nevertheless it is interesting for programmers who work on Linux. C4 Engine was started by Californian Eric Lengyel, a graphics engine developer with experience in 3D, animation, and other fields.

With C4 Engine you can create video games for all the platforms mentioned above and has advantages over Leadwerks and Unity 3D. C4 Engine is a game creation suite that runs great on Linux systems, which the others do not. The light that can be generated with this graphics engine is very good, its architecture is special to obtain a clean and reliable source code, its editor has a powerful interface full of work tools and many other excellent features that can continue to be numbered by their benefits, but that are too many to list here. In addition, C4 Engine could not only be used to create 3D video games, but to create other types of virtual simulations.

C4 Engine has already been used to create video games of the stature of The 31st Haunted and as you can see in the video included in the article, the graphics created with this graphics engine are quite good. If you are a video game designer and you use Linux, you can now create your own title with C4 engine.

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