By Mary Winkler
There are so many assets needed when creating a game. Speed up your process with pre-made asset sets, sprite kits, user interfaces, and more from
If you’re after pixel sprites, this set includes over 40 characters with 10 poses each. It’s a perfect addition to a retro styled game, allowing you to focus on a player’s experience rather than designing background characters or non-playable characters.
Zombies Sprite Sheets
Add animated living dead to your game easily with this fantastic zombie sprite sheet. Five zombie designs, each with walk and death cycles, are included in this set. Perfect for runner or platform games.
Vegas Slot Icons Collection : 30 Vectorial Icons
Make a fun Vegas-styled slot machine with this set of 30 icons, ready for all of your icon-matching needs.
Explosions and Impacts Spritepack
Pack a punch with beautifully designed pixel explosion sprites. Perfect for action games, RPGs, and more!
Physics Game Block Set 3
Have fun with these colorful block sets, great for games that play with physics or feature emotional animals that fling themselves at poorly built structures. A variety of shapes, faces, and block conditions are included in this set.
Game Character Sprite 07
Give your running girl sprite from earlier in this list a friend with this “nimble boy” sprite sheet. Fantastic for runner or platformer games where you need multiple movement and actions.
Virtual Coins for Your Games
Whether you need coin animations to feature heavily in your game, within your game level, or as a part of the user interface, this set of coin sprites has you covered!
Shark Game Assets
Create an action-packed shark game with this sprite sheet and bonus assets! This set is great for simple and fun sidescrollers.
Flying Turtle Game Art
Why should birds have all the fun? Check out this flying turtle sprite sheet and asset set and create a fun and silly sidescroller today!
Sky Birds Game Assets
Take to the skies, fly high, and have fun with this set of character and action sprite sheets. Perfect for sidescroller games with a shooter or action twist.
Game Asset Ornaments
Fill in your game’s environment with this set of graphic ornaments and sprites. Give your runner or shooter something fun to interact with and keep players guessing from level to level!
Game Animals Sprite Sheet | Volume 1
Add some pixel animals to your runner or sidescrolling game with this set of 14 different animals. Each animal character has a full sprite sheet of seven different actions like walking, running, sliding, and teleporting.
Game Sprites 1
This set of sprites is fantastic for a top-down RPG or adventure game. It comes complete with four character sprite sheets, so you’ll be creating fun fantasy-inspired games in no time!
Space Shooter Creation Kit 3
Construct space shooters with these wonderfully detailed sprite sheets. Fantastic for top-down shooters filled with complex spaceships.
Give your sprites something to run, jump, and fly in with fantastic background sets. From sci-fi to jungle themes, you’ll find everything you need to create fantastic environments and moods for your game design.
6 Game Backgrounds
This set of tileable vector backgrounds is the perfect addition to sidescrolling adventure games. Each background is easily editable in Adobe Illustrator, and the background files are parallax ready if you want to create a game with more dimension.
5 in 1 Game Background
Give your game’s characters a variety of level themed from space to forests to a candy kingdom! This set of five backgrounds is colorful and fun, ready for all of your scrolling background needs.
Jungle Run Game Background
Keep your game’s setting in the jungle with this set of vector backgrounds. Scroll your character through vines, trees, and lush, large leaves!
Retro City Building Pack
Build a busy city for your game with this background building set. Easily editable assets in vector form so you can create the retro city of your dreams!
Nature Game Background
Keep things simple with this nature-inspired game background, fantastic for flying or running sprites to explore!
Game Backgrounds #1
This set of strong and simply designed backgrounds features 10 different location styles that are easy to repeat and are parallax ready.
Game Backgrounds in One Set
Get more bang for your buck with this set of 15 backgrounds ready for shooter, runner, and other side scrolling games.
I love the feel of these backgrounds, showcasing dreamy mountain scenes or spooky cemeteries. Give your characters 10 fantastic levels with this set of backgrounds.
9 Cartoon Game Backgrounds
The color palettes in this set of nine cartoon-styled backgrounds are absolutely fantastic. Any game with such style and colors would be something I could not put down.
8 Chinese Game Background
Give your game a more concrete setting with this fantasy-themed set of backgrounds featuring Chinese architecture and design styles.
Build your game world, tile by tile, creating a full and fantastic setting for a variety of game styles from adventure to platformer and more!
Scifi Shooter Sprite Sheet
This sci-fi set of sprites and tiles allows you to build a fantastic top-down world for your characters to fight alien invaders and save the day!
Platformer Game Tile Set 4
Create a spooky platformer with this tile set perfect for a horror-themed adventure game. This bundle includes two tile set styles, backgrounds, and an assortment of props to complete your game levels.
Pixel City Creation Kit
Build a city tile by tile with this pixel city creation kit. Fantastic for simulation games and more!
Platformer Game Tile Set 5
Feel the chill in the air! It’s your winter-themed platformer, outfitted with snowmen, icicles, and icy game tiles.
Platformer Game Tile Set 6
What I love about themed platformer tile sets like these is you can easily create multiple levels for one game from multiple sets, giving players a chance to run around through a variety of settings. In this case, we have a fantastic adventure-themed tile set complete with ladders to climb, spikes to avoid, and cherries to gather.
Platformer Game Tile Set 9
This dungeon-themed tile set is fantastic for all of your castle platformer creation needs. Sets like these can also serve as a point of inspiration for a game’s style, allowing you to create additional elements in the style of the tile set.
2D Tileset Platform Game
Keep things fun, brightly colored, and simple with this 2D platformer tile set. This bundle includes two tile set styles, backgrounds, and items to fill in your game level.
2D Tileset Platform Game 3
Create a lush, jungle-themed platformer with this tile set. The detail in each item, tile, and background is enough to make this tile set a must-have.
Platform Game Tileset 4: Abandoned Castle
For a more realistically styled tile set, look no further than this gorgeous abandoned castle set. Featuring beautifully painted tiles, items, and backgrounds, this set is a great starting point for your platformer game.
Top-Down Roguelike Dungeon Crawl RPG Tileset
I love a good top-down dungeon set for an RPG or adventure style game. The vector assets in this bundle are easily editable, so your dungeon creating possibilities have just begun with this tile set.
Whether you need something to complete your game or to give your game a graphic interface to pull your assets together, these user interface bundles are the perfect addition to your game developer toolbox.
RPG User Interface
This RPG-styled UI set is clean and elegant, perfect for a hack and slash or MMORPG design. Just seeing it makes me want to play whatever game would use this asset, no questions asked.
Cartoon Games GUI Pack 3
Consider GUI packs like this to be a perfect addition to some of the tile sets, sprite packs, and background sets from earlier in this list. This set is clean, fun, and perfect for so many mobile game genres!
Match-3 Candy Game GUI
I adore the detail and vibrancy of this candy matching UI. Whether you’re creating a beautiful gem matching game for the first time or simply wish to use something gorgeous for your UI, this set is utter perfection.
Cartoon Games GUI Pack 9
With such fun backgrounds and tile sets above, you’ll need a bright user interface to match. This set is perfectly styled for vibrant, shiny, games for mobile devices or tablets.
Cartoon Games GUI Pack 11
Looking for a UI fit for a fun forest adventure game? Look no further than this UI set!
Mobile Game GUI Pack 02
For a lovely 2D mobile game, you’ll need a lovely UI set. This pack contains fantastic vector items, each with just enough dimension to stand out from the other sets out there.
Mobile Game GUI Pack 04
Focused on the mobile format more than any others? Check out this fantastic UI set! Perfect for puzzle games that track a user’s progress, this set is a great start to your latest game design.
Cartoon Games GUI Pack 14
This UI set’s button style is what won me over when compiling this list. With a great color palette that would fit well with so many assets, this pack is a must-have.
DingDong: Game GUI Pack
If bells and whistles are what you need for your interface, check out this GUI set. With badges, banners, tile sets, icons, buttons, sliders, and more, this set is a great start to a beautifully designed mobile game!
Space Game GUI Pack
For a version of space, check out this UI design. With six formats for each file, you’ll find over 350 assets included so you can spend more time working on the game itself rather than just asset building.
When you need a bit of everything or the entire package, these game kits are there for your game development needs.
Wirawiri: Game Level Map Builder
Get creative with this gorgeous map builder set. Featuring a variety of terrain, path, and surface styles, as well as icons and buttons, this set allows for a nearly unlimited amount of game level results.
Top Down Racing Game Creation Kit
Get your motor running with this top-down racing game kit. Featuring cars, buildings, terrain, and more, this set is sure to give you a head start with your racing game design.
2d Pixel Art Game Assets
Go old school with your game design style with this 2D pixel game asset set. Over 150 assets included, giving you a great start to creating a nostalgia-heavy platformer.
Casino Card Game GUI
No need to take a gamble with your game design when you have this casino card game set. Featuring a full deck of cards, chips, tables, glorious golden text style, and more, this set is the perfect addition to your game development arsenal.
Cannon Ball Shooter Game Assets
Yar, matey! Build a bubble shooter game with style with this cannon ball game asset set! Spritesheets, elements, animations and more included in 3 file types!
Flying Adventure Dark Style Game Kit
For a unique take on the flying adventure genre, this game set features a brilliantly designed atmosphere and assets. It includes character sprites, backgrounds, element sets, and more!
Spooky Places Game Assets
Get spooky with this cartoon horror-themed game set. From sprite sheets to buttons to the UI, this set is everything you need to create a fun adventure game.
Game Assets for Tank Wars
Create a game that players can enjoy together for hours with this cartoony tank warfare game set. The set features sprites, tile sets, GUI and more, so you’ll be building your game in no time!
Golden Slots Game Kit
With over 500 elements included, there’s really no better set for creating a luxurious slots game. Each asset included is editable in six different file formats.
Space Game GUI Set
Shoot for the stars with this space-themed game set. Featuring wonderfully designed menus, buttons, sprites, backgrounds and more, it will have your players blasting off in no time!
Bits and bobs and all the rest. This category of assets is filled with additional game icons and assets that top off your final game design in a wonderful way! Take a look at what I’ve gathered below.
Common Game Icon Asset
With 100 icons in four sizes, this set should be everything you need for a variety of game types!
RPG Item Bundle 1
What’s an RPG without a plethora of items? This bundle of 296 items has you covered with multiple sizes of hand-painted items.
Magic Bottles Icons
Add a beautifully painted set of bottles to your game with this set of 18 bottle designs. Whether you’re showing items, attributes, or spells, these icons suit a variety of game design needs.
I love this icon set for its soft, colorful style, and intricate designs. Add a spark of something beautiful to your UI or item menus with this set of icons.
2D Cartoon Forest Trees & Plants
Create backgrounds, environments, and more with this set of fun trees and plants. Over 230 customizable assets included!
Donut Game Icons Set
Top off your puzzle or gem matching game in style with this set of donut icons! Or use this set as a point of inspiration for a delicious game design featuring colorful foods.
85 RPG Fantasy Spells Icons
In need of fantasy icons for all the spells your game characters need to cast? Then this icon set is for you!
Asteroids Game Pack
An asset set like this is perfect for a fun cartoony space game or adding additional cartoon-styled elements to your mobile game design. Consider purchasing little packs like these for creating alternate levels, skins, or versions of your game designs.
Isometric Map Icons Vol.01
If you’re working on an isometric game, an asset set like this is a great boon to your design kit. Create an assortment of cities or towns from scratch or add them to a map generator.
Common Game Icon Pack HD
Need a small set of icon additions to your game? Maybe as an update or a new set of items characters can use in your RPG, this set of beautifully designed icons can be the perfect addition to an established game design.
This list of fantastic resources aims to highlight useful and must-have content for game designers and artists. Chances are we’ve missed some Envato Market items that you think would be an excellent asset to any designer’s toolbox. Share those links in the comment section below, and let this list be a jumping-off point for building your ultimate digital asset kit!
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