Cocos2d-x is a suite of open-source cross-platform game development tools, written in C++. The game engine is developed and maintained by Chukong Technologies, who are a leading mobile entertainment platform company driving and maintaining a healthy development ecosystem, providing users with excellent digital content, and pushing the digital entertainment experience forward.

There are other flavours of the game engine including Cocos2d-js, which is the JavaScript version of Cocos2d-x. Cocos2d-x supports the PowerVR Object Data (POD) file format for rendering 3D objects, and is fully optimized to run on devices with Imagination’s PowerVR GPUs or MIPS CPUs.