Awesome PlayCanvas Awesome

PlayCanvas is an open source platform for building interactive web content. It's written in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3 and WebGL.

This list is a curated collection of awesome resources, tools, tutorials and projects using the PlayCanvas engine to help developers make awesome games and visualizations.

Contributions very welcome but first see Contributing.


  • Editor - Browser-based, real-time collaborative WebGL Editor.
  • Engine Source - Full source to the PlayCanvas run-time licensed under MIT.
  • NPM Package - Node.js packages of the PlayCanvas engine run-time.
  • Reference - API reference manual for the engine run-time.
  • User Manual - PlayCanvas user guide.



Extensions and Utilities

Technical Demos

  • After the Flood - Collaboration with Mozilla to promote WebGL 2.
  • Casino - Physically rendered 3D casino environment.
  • Global Illumination - GI approximation using interpolated lightmaps.
  • Seemore - Collaboration with ARM to promote mobile WebGL.
  • Sponza - Run-time lightmapped Sponza environment.
  • Star-Lord - First ever PBR demo from PlayCanvas.
  • Steampunk Slots - Physically rendered slots machine.


  • Billie Eilish - Billie's bedroom recreated in WebGL.
  • eBay Report - Stats and facts from eBay Germany.
  • MMX Racing - Interactive 3D ad for a popular mobile game.
  • DOOH Invaders - World's largest Space Invaders clone unveiled at Cannes Lions.
  • Ride Along 2 - Using WebGL to promote a Hollywood movie release.
  • Rugby World Cup - Promoting the Rugby World Cup in London's Piccadilly Circus.

Browser Games

Messenger Games




Please see CONTRIBUTING for details.