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Crytek Open-Sources Their Renderdoc Graphics Debugger

Besides CRYENGINE coming to Linux, Crytek is reading from Valve's playbook and trying to be a bit open-source friendly as well... Crytek today open-sourced Renderdoc, their graphics debugger for game developers.
7 May 2014 - Renderdoc - 5 Comments

Codemasters Will Eventually Port Games To Linux

Codemasters, the game studio behind many popular PC racing games, eventually plans to support Linux.
6 May 2014 - Codemasters - 16 Comments

SuperTuxKart Is Driving A More Advanced Graphics Engine

The SuperTuxKart open-source Mario Kart inspired racing game will soon be presenting a brand new graphics engine to power the game.
5 May 2014 - SuperTuxKart - 20 Comments

Unvanquished Alpha 27 Has Shared Texture Packages

The Unvanquished open-source first person shooter game is out with its monthly development update.
4 May 2014 - Unvanquished

Torque 2D 3.0 Has Full Linux Support

The Torque 2D game engine now has full support for Linux along with Android and web support.
4 May 2014 - Torque 2D - 2 Comments

Warsow 1.5 Game Officially Released

After a number of test releases, Warsow 1.5 was officially released yesterday.
3 May 2014 - Warsow

Epic Games Is Making An Unreal Tournament Announcement

Next week there's set to be an announcement concerning the very popular Unreal Tournament game franchise in relation to Unreal Engine 4.
3 May 2014 - Unreal Tournament - 20 Comments

Unreal Engine 4.1 Released With Linux/SteamOS Support

Earlier this month we wrote about Epic Games "loving" Linux/SteamOS and that they'd be bringing the support to UE4 with their next update. That next update, Unreal Engine 4.1, is now available with preliminary native support for gaming on Linux and SteamOS.
25 April 2014 - Unreal Engine 4 - 24 Comments

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 - 68 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 - 10 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 - 28 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 - 27 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

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