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Unvanquished Alpha 25 Drops Its Old GL Renderer

Gaming

Published on 03 March 2014 12:20 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Gaming
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The very promising Unvanquished open-source first person shooter is out with a new monthly release.

Unvanquished Alpha 25 is the new release and it drop its old OpenGL 1 renderer in favour of the OpenGL 3 renderer, improves in-game lighting, offers game-play improvements, re-compression work of files, and various other changes. This month also marks two years since the first Unvanquished release.

I ran into some problems last month in running Unvanquished on Ubuntu Linux for graphics card tests but I am hopeful it will work this month for new graphics card and driver benchmarking... Stay tuned.

More details on the new Unvanquished Alpha 25 release can be found via Unvanquished.net.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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