Lua Showcase

Lua is used in many products and projects around the world. Here are some highlights. A different selection is shown every day.

Snort Volvo Grim Fandango VLC
Snort, a popular network intrusion prevention and detection system, is scriptable with Lua. Volvo cars like the V40 Cross Country embed Lua in their combined instrument panel. "Grim Fandango was the first game that shows Lua could not only be used to make a good game, but that it could be used to make some of the best games ever." (cited here; see also this) The widely used VLC media player is scriptable in Lua.
LÍVE World of Warcraft Wikipedia Wireshark
LÍVE is a free framework for making 2D games in Lua. Players of World of Warcraft use Lua to customize the game interface. Wikipedia uses Lua as its template scripting language. Read the announcement. Wireshark, a popular network protocol analyzer, is scriptable with Lua.