Due to the long development cycle of Daikatana, there was a fair amount of various different technologies implemented.
- Quake II Engine - Daikatana ran on a modified Quake II engine.
- Quake I Engine - Daikatana originally ran on Quake I before being ported to the Quake II engine.
- Ion Radiant - Daikatana's map editing program.
- DKTools - Various Daikatana related utilities.