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Version 1.5 of the open-source, cross-platform Red Eclipse first person shooter was released this weekend. Red Eclipse, which in turn is based on the Cube Engien 2, has seen some significant updates with this being the first major update in about two years.
22 March 2015 - Red Eclipse 1.5 - 4 Comments
Yesterday BioShock Infinite was finally released for Linux as the latest high-quality game being ported over from Windows. Judging from the comments, this is going to be one of the more popular Linux games for the time being. The good news is I've adapted the game for serving as our latest Linux gaming benchmark.
18 March 2015 - BioShock Infinite Linux Performance - 53 Comments
BioShock Infinite is now available to Linux gamers... assuming you're okay with using the binary AMD and NVIDIA Linux graphics drivers.
17 March 2015 - BioShock Infinite - 72 Comments
Many Linux gamers have been looking forward to Divinity: Original Sin, a single-player and cooperative multiplayer fantasy RPG that was released for Windows and OS X in 2014. For those wondering about the state of its native Linux release, here's an update from the developers.
16 March 2015 - Divinity: Original Sin - 15 Comments
The eighteenth alpha release of 0 A.D. is now available for this impressive open-source ancient warfare game.
14 March 2015 - 0 A.D. Alpha 18 Rhododactylos - 1 Comment
Not to be confused with the X (X11/X.Org) Server, Egosoft's X Rebirth is now publicly available in alpha form for Linux gamers.
14 March 2015 - X Rebirth On Linux - 19 Comments
The latest game to make it over to Linux is Age of Wonders III. We've known for a while the game was being ported to Linux while now it's finally in open beta via Steam.
12 March 2015 - Steam On Linux - 7 Comments
Last week during Valve's SteamOS / Linux game sale that happened during the Game Developers' Conference, a number of new Linux games were confirmed. We now know who is working on porting some of these new titles over to Linux.
11 March 2015 - Feral Linux Game Ports - 13 Comments
There's now more than one thousand native games available via Steam for Linux / SteamOS.
11 March 2015 - Linux / SteamOS - 39 Comments
How do you think the community-based game engine projects like ioquake3 will evolve now that Unreal Engine 4, Source 2 Engine, and Unity 5 are "free" for use by game developers?
8 March 2015 - Thoughts - 40 Comments
With all of the GDC2015 announcements this week from Valve developing an Intel Vulkan Linux graphics driver to confirming a lot of new Linux games, I just noticed today that Valve published their Steam Survey results for February and it shows a decline in Linux gamers.
6 March 2015 - Steam Linux February - 72 Comments
Making GDC2015 week even more exciting for Linux gamers on top of the Source 2 Engine, the Steam Link streaming device, and Steam Machines shipping this year is a big SteamOS game sale via Steam. This sale is selling not only existing Linux/SteamOS game ports but also several AAA games being ported to Linux.
4 March 2015 - Steam Store SteamOS Sale - 57 Comments
The latest excitement this week for Linux gamers is hardware vendor ZOTAC announcing today the Steam Machine SN970, their new living room PC powered by the Debian-based SteamOS.
4 March 2015 - ZOTAC SN970 - 21 Comments
After Valve announced their Steam Link streaming device, NVIDIA announced the Shield set-top box.
3 March 2015 - Shield Set-Top Box - 24 Comments
Besides announcing the Source 2 Engine, Valve used GDC2015 as an opportunity to announce Steam Link, a $49 (USD) device for streaming Steam content to any TV.
3 March 2015 - Steam Link - 20 Comments
Valve has announced the Source 2 Engine this afternoon from the GDC2015 event taking place in San Francisco.
3 March 2015 - Source Engine 2 - 13 Comments
Version 5.0 of the Unity Game Engine was released this morning at the Game Developers' Conference (GDC) in San Francisco.
3 March 2015 - Unity 5.0 Game Engine - 5 Comments
The Unreal Engine 4 is now free to everyone along with all future Unreal Engine updates!
2 March 2015 - Unreal Engine - 54 Comments
The first beta of the Unigine 2.0 engine for simulation programs and games is now available.
25 February 2015 - Unigine Engine 2 - 1 Comment
Epic Games has today announced the availability of Unreal Engine 4.7, what they call their "biggest release yet" thanks to a number of new features.
24 February 2015 - Unreal Engine 4.7 - 4 Comments
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