1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

Gaming News Archives

Nuclear Dawn Seems To Run Fine On AMD Linux

Nuclear Dawn, the Source Engine game now with full Linux support after a major game update was rolled out on Steam this week, seems to be running fine on AMD Linux hardware.
22 April 2014 - Nuclear Dawn - 9 Comments

Nuclear Dawn Update Has Full Linux Support

Nuclear Dawn, the post-apocalyptic first-person RTS hybrid video game powered by Valve's Source Engine, is now out of beta on Linux -- two years after the game was formally released for Windows gamers.
21 April 2014 - Nuclear Dawn - 16 Comments

The Most Amazing OpenGL Tech Demo In 64kb

While we see lots of interesting OpenGL tech demos and graphics benchmarks at Phoronix, a demo we saw this weekend is perhaps the most impressive yet... And the compiled size of the GL4 demo is only 64kb!
20 April 2014 - OpenGL 4.3 - 63 Comments

Borderlands Is Being Considered For Linux

Gearbox Software is currently evaluating consumer interest in bringing Borderlands 2 to Linux.
19 April 2014 - Borderlands 2 - 26 Comments

Wasteland 2 Is Finally Released For Linux Gamers

The Wasteland 2 post-apocalyptic role-playing game is now out for Linux by inXile Entertainment. The Kickstarter-backed game is still in beta for the Linux version just surfaced via Steam on Linux.
18 April 2014 - Wasteland 2 - 7 Comments

Star Citizen Will Be Coming To Linux

For those that missed the news from this past weekend at PAX East 2014, a Linux game port of Star Citizen has been officially confirmed.
15 April 2014 - Star Citizen - 9 Comments

PlaneShift Open-Source 3D RPG Gets Enhanced

The PlaneShift role playing game, which is open-source on both the client and server ends, is out with version 0.6.1 that represents a few months of improvements.
14 April 2014 - PlaneShift - 7 Comments

It Doesn't Look Like AMD Mantle Is Coming To Linux, SteamOS

A few days ago when word got out that Civilization: Beyond Earth is coming out for Linux, many speculated and wondered whether this game would be the launch title for AMD's Mantle graphics API to be introduced on Linux. It's already been confirmed that Beyond Earth will feature a Mantle renderer to complement OpenGL, but will AMD's Catalyst Linux driver bring support for Mantle?
14 April 2014 - Mantle - 25 Comments

Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Is Coming To Linux

Sid Meier's next major game release in the Civilization franchise will see a native Linux game port.
13 April 2014 - Civilization: Beyond Earth - 20 Comments

CRYENGINE For Linux Appears Within The Steam Database

As a potential sign of Linux gamers soon to see CRYENGINE outside of Windows, a Steam database listing for Crytek's flagship game engine has appeared.
8 April 2014 - CRYENGINE - 12 Comments

Unvanquished Alpha 26 Improves Rendering & Graphics

The latest monthly development release of the open-source Unvanquished first-person shooter is now available.
7 April 2014 - Unvanquished

Steam On Linux Use Reported At About 1.2%

Valve has updated their monthly statistics for operating system use and other system attributes via their Steam Hardware Survey.
7 April 2014 - Steam on Linux - 20 Comments

Recommendations For Porting Your Game To Linux

Leszek Godlewski, the developer that ported Painkiller to Linux and previously talked about lessons in porting games to Linux (plus more), he's now out with an article covering other recommendations for potential Linux game developers.
6 April 2014 - Linux Gaming - 7 Comments

HL2-Based GoldenEye: Source Gets Open-Sourced

For those Linux gamers that want to reminisce over the fond days of GoldenEye 007 from two decades ago on the Nintendo 64, it will hopefully be easier going forward. GoldenEye: Source has gone open-source.
5 April 2014 - GoldenEye - 18 Comments

Epic Games Loves Linux, Rolls Out UE4 Linux/SteamOS Support

One month after releasing Unreal Engine 4 and talking about Unreal Engine 4 Linux support, Epic Games released Unreal Engine 4.1 preview today and it's paired with first-rate Linux support.
3 April 2014 - Unreal Engine 4 - 26 Comments

Star Conflict Takes Off On Linux

A few days ago I wrote about the Star Conflict game coming to Linux and as of today this space adventure game is officially available on Steam for Linux.
2 April 2014 - Star Conflict - 12 Comments

Humble Indie Bundle 9 For PC & Android

The latest Humble Indie Bundle is now available for both PCs and Android systems.
1 April 2014 - Humble Bundle - 3 Comments

Linux Game Publishing Remains Dormant

While Linux gaming keeps taking off left and right, one of the longest-standing organizations that's been involved with Linux game porting and distribution for more than one decade is still apparently doing nothing and increasingly becoming irrelevant, especially as more game studios pickup their own Linux development capabilities.
1 April 2014 - LGP - 5 Comments

Star Conflict Is Soon Landing On Linux

The 2013 Star Conflict game will soon be appearing on Steam for Linux.
1 April 2014 - Star Conflict - 3 Comments

Warsow 1.4 Release Candidate Adds Game Improvements

The latest test version of the Qfusion-powered Warsow open-source first person shooter is now available.
30 March 2014 - Warsow - 2 Comments

828 Gaming news articles published on Phoronix.
<< Previous Page
1
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. Rosewill RS-MI-01: An Ultra Low-Cost Mini-ITX Chassis
  2. D-Link DCS-2330L HD Wireless Network Camera
  3. Gigabyte AM1M-S2H
  4. AMD's New Athlon/Semprons Give Old Phenom CPUs A Big Run For The Money
Latest Linux Articles
  1. AMD Catalyst 14.4 Brings Few Linux Performance Improvements
  2. The Performance Of Fedora 20 Updated
  3. Clang Fights GCC On AMD's Athlon AM1 APU With Jaguar Cores
  4. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS vs. Oracle Linux vs. CentOS vs. openSUSE
Latest Linux News
  1. Valve Is Bringing VOGL To Windows & Working On Regression Tests
  2. Canonical Is Taking Over Linux 3.13 Kernel Maintenance
  3. Google Web Designer Is Now Natively Available On Linux
  4. Ubuntu 14.10 Is Codenamed The Utopic Unicorn
  5. Audacious 3.5 Lightweight Audio Player Released
  6. Steam Updated For Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, SteamOS
  7. DNF 0.5 Yum Replacement Now Supports Groups
  8. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0 Is Looking Fantastic
  9. Intel Is Launching An Interesting Bay Trail NUC Next Week
  10. Another X.Org EVoC Proposed For OpenGL 4+ Tests
  11. The Best Features Coming With Qt 5.3
  12. Red Hat's RHEL7 RC ISO Is Now Publicly Available
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. The Most Amazing OpenGL Tech Demo In 64kb
  2. Announcing radeontop, a tool for viewing the GPU usage
  3. HTPC-upgrade advice: AMD Richland A8-7600 or Kaveri A10-6700T ???
  4. New card. Open source drivers only.
  5. The GNOME Foundation Is Running Short On Money
  6. Linux Kernel Developers Fed Up With Ridiculous Bugs In Systemd
  7. Script for Fan Speed Control
  8. Torvalds Is Unconvinced By LTO'ing A Linux Kernel