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Croteam Reiterates Vulkan Intentions, Shows Off Screenshot

A few days back was the news about Croteam's intentions for supporting the Vulkan graphics API. They confirmed they intend to support Vulkan for Serious Sam 4 and will also be supporting it with their Talos Principle game. Today they confirmed this information again.

5 February 2016 - Croteam Vulkan - 22 Comments
How Interested Are You In XCOM 2 For Linux?

Tonight's the launch for XCOM 2 while those really excited about this game can already begin pre-loading it on Steam. Are you interested in this successor to XCOM: Enemy Unknown?

4 February 2016 - Gauging Interest - 37 Comments
The Highly-Anticipated XCOM 2 Game For Linux Will Be NVIDIA-Only

XCOM 2, the turn-based tactical video game developed by Fireaxis Games off Unreal Engine 3, is set to be released this Friday! However, come 5 February, hopefully you are a NVIDIA Linux gamer using the proprietary drivers otherwise you may have a hard time running the game.

3 February 2016 - XCOM 2 - 47 Comments
PlayOnLinux 4.2.10 Released

For those relying upon PlayOnLinux for playing various Windows games on Linux rather than using CodeWeavers' CrossOver or interacting with Wine directly, the newest version of this open-source program is now available.

3 January 2016 - PlayOnLinux 4.2.10 - Add A Comment
OpenRA 2015 Christmas Release Brings Many Fixes

The developers behind OpenRA, the open-source re-implementation of the original Command and Conquer games with a focus on cross-platform support, issued a new version of their engine for Christmas.

26 December 2015 - OpenRA 2015 Xmas - 3 Comments
Reworking The Steam Linux Automated Game Tests

As part of the preparations for the year-end Linux benchmarking articles, I've published new versions of the Team Fortress 2, DiRT Showdown, BioShock Infinite, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Linux benchmark test profiles.

17 December 2015 - Steam Linux Benchmarking - 3 Comments
Are Open-Source Games & Community Game Engines Fading Away?

Is it just me or are open-source games faltering? While open-source, community-based games really aren't mainstream and really never took off, it seems these days there's a lack of good open-source games more so than in past years as well as diminishing open-source game engine projects.

12 December 2015 - Lack Of Good Open-Source Games - 123 Comments
Feral Is Getting Ready For XCOM 2 On Linux

Feral Interactive passed along word this morning about the XCOM 2 Digital Deluxe Edition is now available for pre-order from Steam, which will be released in February with OS X and Linux support.

11 December 2015 - February - 11 Comments

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