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I am about to start on a project which, at a minimum needs to go out to android and ios. Are there any game engines other then Unity which can publish to both? I fear that Unity3d might be more overhead then we need for what is essentially a 2d game.

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Another one I've discovered on my own is Corona SDK which looks more focused for 2D but requires a subscription instead of a one time fee. After 2 years getting an ios and android liscense would be better price-wise and leaves the potential for additional build targets in the future. –  lathomas64 Dec 18 '11 at 14:03
    
MonoGame and ExEn. –  Den Dec 18 '11 at 14:10
    
UDK can also be used, but it can be difficult if your programming skills isn't that good. –  Psykocyber Dec 18 '11 at 16:19
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possible duplicate of What 2D engine can I use to port my flash game to iOS and Android? –  bummzack Dec 18 '11 at 17:24
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There are so many. Have you tried googling? –  iamcreasy Dec 18 '11 at 22:55
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Those I know about are:

Unity3D: A good 3D game engine, which is well known.
Cocos2d-x: A C++ port of the Cocos2d engine for iPhone, which is a fully-featured 2D game engine.
UDK: Another 3D game engine, which provides professional 3D tools at cost of being a little hard to learn.
Corona SDK: I didn't test this one but I've read it's name in many threads (as well as comments here).
Unigine: This one is also a 3D game engine which lets you develop games using c++ language (and UnigineScript).
Airplay SDK: Another game engine (which seems to focus on 2D games) with support for almost all types of mobile devices.

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Airplay would be perfect if it weren't for the yearly pricing structure as opposed to a one time fee like unity. Won't be using it for this but may use it in the future, thanks! –  lathomas64 Dec 23 '11 at 17:37
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