Desktop and Mobile HTML5 Game Framework A fast, free and fun open source framework for Canvas and WebGL powered browser games.
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WebGL & Canvas

Phaser uses both a Canvas and WebGL renderer internally and can automatically swap between them based on browser support. This allows for lightning fast rendering across Desktop and Mobile.

Preloader

We've made the loading of assets as simple as one line of code. Images, Sounds, Sprite Sheets, Tilemaps, JSON data, XML - all parsed and handled automatically, ready for use in game and stored in a global Cache for Game Objects to share.

Physics

Phaser ships with support for 3 physics systems: Arcade Physics, an extremely light-weight AABB library perfect for low-powered devices. Impact Physics for advanced tile support and Matter.js - a full-body system with springs, constraints and polygon support.

Sprites

Sprites are the life-blood of your game. Position them, tween them, rotate them, scale them, animate them, collide them, paint them onto custom textures and so much more!

Sprites also have full Input support: click them, touch them, drag them around, snap them - even pixel perfect click detection if needed.

Groups

Group bundles of Sprites together for easy pooling and recycling, avoiding constant object creation. Groups can also be collided: for example a "Bullets" group checking for collision against the "Aliens" group, with a custom collision callback to handle the outcome.

Animation

Phaser supports classic Sprite Sheets with a fixed frame size as well as several common texture atlas formats including Texture Packer, Starling and Unity YAML. All of these can be used to easily create animations.

Particles

A particle system is built-in, which allows you to create fun particle effects easily. Create explosions or constant streams for effects like rain or fire. Or attach the Emitter to a Sprite for a jet trail.

Cameras

Phaser has advanced multi-camera support. Easily create extra cameras then position and scale them anywhere on screen. Cameras can be scrolled and also have special effects like shake, flash and fade. Pan around and follow Sprites with ease.

Input

Talk to a Phaser Pointer and it doesn't matter if the input came from a touch-screen or mouse, it can even change mid-game without dropping a beat. Touch, Mouse, Keyboard, Gamepad and lots of useful functions allow you to craft whatever input system you need.

Sound

Phaser supports both Web Audio and legacy HTML Audio. It automatically handles mobile device locking, easy Audio Sprite creation, looping, streaming, volume, playback rates and detuning. We know how much of a pain dealing with audio on mobile is, so we did our best to resolve that!

Tilemaps

Phaser can load, render and collide with a tilemap with just a couple of lines of code. We support CSV and Tiled map data formats with multiple tile layers. There are lots of powerful tile manipulation functions: swap tiles, replace them, delete them, add them and update the map in realtime.

Device Scaling

Phaser 2 has a built-in Scale Manager which allows you to scale your game to fit any size screen. Control aspect ratios, minimum and maximum scales and full-screen support (coming soon to Phaser 3)

Plugin system

We are trying hard to keep the core of Phaser limited to only essential classes, so we built a smart Plugin system to handle everything else. Create your own plugins easily and share them with the community.

Mobile Browser

Phaser was built specifically for Mobile web browsers. Of course it works blazingly fast on Desktop too, but unlike lots of frameworks mobile was our main focus. If it doesn't perform well on mobile then we don't add it into the Core.

Developer Support

We use Phaser every day on our many client projects. As a result it's constantly evolving and improving and we jump on bugs and pull requests quickly. This is a living, breathing framework maintained by a commercial company with custom feature development and support packages available. We live and breathe HTML5 games.

Web First

Phaser exists within the ecosystem of the web browser. It was built to allow you to create web based games and that is where it will always focus. It's a rapidly changing landscape and we're staying on-top of these changes to ensure new browser APIs are supported quickly.

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News & Tutorials

Phaser 3.17.0 Released
Phaser CE v2.13.0 Released
Destructible Terrain Code
Match 3 Tutorial Part 2
2D Skeletal Animation Tutorial
How to Build a Simple Game in TypeScript
Block It Tutorial

Games

Noovie Trivia Shuffle
Avengers Endgame
Jewel Bubbles 3
Galaxian
Bubble Shooter World Cup
Chopstick Cooking


LATEST NEWS

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The first in a series of long-form tutorials covering the process of creating a Facebook Instant Game with Phaser 3.

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A comprehensive tutorial with example code on how to create texture atlases for Phaser 3 with Texture Packer.

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13th May 2019

The latest version of Phaser CE is now available with some important changes to Mouse and MS Pointer input handling

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10th May 2019

The latest version of Phaser 3 is now available, including the new Shader and DOM Game Objects, Camera Masks and much, much, more!

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10th May 2019

Test your Movie IQ in this Marvel Superhero themed trivia game, with lots of fun rounds and slick presentation.

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9th May 2019

Test your reflexes by blasting away the holograms with the correct hero in this official Avengers Endgame title.

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29th April 2019

You know the drill - move left and right and waste those aliens! It's a retro remake of the classic.

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26th April 2019

A helper library for creating destructible 2D terrain complete with collision checks and examples.

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25th April 2019

Start with setting up a dev environment and moving to coding a game in TypeScript in this beginners tutorial.

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24th April 2019

Break all the blocks, create huge explosions, combine chains for bonuses and bring the marbles down in this match 3 game.

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24th April 2019

Build a game like Block It in less than 100 lines of code in this new tutorial.

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23rd April 2019

It's a bubble shooter, but with World Cup themed footballs instead of bubbles!

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23rd April 2019

A new tutorial on creating 2D skeletal animations using Creature and Phaser 3.

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22nd April 2019

In the next part of this series a new class is created that can generically handle any match 3 grid system.

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22nd April 2019

Catch the food as it flies past with your chopsticks and then assemble it into the burgers the customers want!

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19th April 2019

Scripts and classes that allow you to build your game UI using Adobe Animate and export directly.

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19th April 2019

A massively polished match 3 game set deep in Mayan lore. With hundreds of levels, boosts, puzzles and more to be unlocked it'll keep you playing for days.

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18th April 2019

Emanuele Feronato starts a new tutorial series on creating a Match 3 game using ES6.

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18th April 2019

The last obstacle between 25 chickens and their freedom is a highway and a river. What could possibly go wrong?

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17th April 2019

Use your jetpack, avoid electric cables and shift the boxes around as you rotate the maze to try to get to the exit in this 60 level tricky puzzler.

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17th April 2019

An open source dungeon crawler using Phaser 3, TypeScript and public domain assets.

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16th April 2019

The 'Making your First Phaser 3 Game' Tutorial is now available in 8 new languages including Chinese, Spanish and Polish.

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