The leading engine for high quality 2D mobile game development
From Bubble Ball to Major Magnet, Corona-based games have hit the top charts in all major app stores.
Read on to explore Corona’s features and get started today. You can download Corona SDK and publish your app for free.
Develop games 10x faster
In today’s competitive marketplace, developers need to build and iterate quickly. With Corona, you’ll be coding within minutes of downloading and you’ll see results instantly on the simulator.
Features that usually require hundreds of lines of code, take just a few lines thanks to Corona’s elegant APIs. Want to add physics to your game in just five lines of code? With Corona, you can!
Build on industry standards
Corona is built on rock-solid, industry standard technologies including OpenGL, OpenAL and Lua – a highly popular language in the gaming industry.
You’ll have access to the Box2D physics engine, Facebook Connect, Game Center, sprite sheets and many additional features and services necessary to build a great mobile game. Best of all, add any of these features in just a few lines of code. Browse our tutorials and documentation to see just how easy it is.
Monetize and distribute
Corona helps you easily monetize and distribute your game through advertising or in-app purchases.
- Advertising – We’ve partnered with leading ad network, InMobi, and ad-exchange, inneractive. In the near future, we’ll be offering even more advertising options to the Corona community.
- In-app purchases (IAP) – Corona enables IAP on both iOS and Android. This feature is coming soon to Kindle Fire.
To add to the mix, we have a number of partnerships aimed at helping developers achieve better distribution.
Build for iOS, Android, Kindle Fire and NOOK with a single codebase. We do the hard work – testing against hundreds of devices, and understanding the nuances of each – so that you can focus on improving your gameplay and getting the largest possible audience.
Rely on our exceptional track record
Games built with Corona consistently soar to the top of the charts on every major app store.
Bubble Ball, Blast Monkeys, Float, The Secret of Grisly Manor, The Lost City, Grooh, and Cannon Cat are just a sample of the success games built with Corona.
Read about their exceptional stories in our case studies page.
Publishing with Corona is FREE
With Corona SDK Starter you can build and publish your app for FREE.
What are you waiting for? Start today.
Need access to native libraries or services?
Corona Enterprise allows you to call any Objective-C or Java library from within Corona.