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Valve has updated their Steam Hardware Survey results to reflect usage statistics by their gamer customer base as of May.
1 June 2013 - Valve Hardware Survey - 66 Comments
It was in early June of last year that developers behind the ioquake3 open-source game engine announced Baseio as a new standalone Quake3-inspired game to include assets licensed under the Creative Commons. One year later, there really isn't anything to show for this open-source game.
29 May 2013 - Baseio - 4 Comments
It's already time for another Humble Indie Bundle to get your hands on more multi-platform DRM-free games at whatever price you want. All of the games this time around are compatible with Linux via native clients except for a CrossOver/Wine-based copy of Dear Esther.
28 May 2013 - Humble Indie Bundle 8 - 12 Comments
As pointed out in our forums, Football Manager 2014 will see a native Linux client.
26 May 2013 - Football Manager - 29 Comments
One month after the release of X3: Terran Conflict for Linux, Egosoft has now released X3: Albion Prelude.
15 May 2013 - Linux Gaming - 19 Comments
Timothree Besset, perhaps better known amongst Linux gamers as "TTimo" and the former main "Linux guy" at id Software, has announced es_core. The purpose of es_core is to provide an experimental framework for low-latency, high-FPS multi-player games.
12 May 2013 - ES_CORE - 12 Comments
It was one month ago that Activison and Raven Software open-sourced two of their games. While Star Wars Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast and Jedi Academy are old titles, they are now thriving as open-source software.
10 May 2013 - Jedi Academy - 28 Comments
In Valve's continued Linux conquest, their latest titles they have ported natively to the penguin platform is Half-Life 2 and many of the add-ons.
9 May 2013 - Half-Life 2 Games - 93 Comments
Gabe Newell, the well-known leader of Valve Software, will be keynoting this year's Linux Foundation LinuxCon event.
9 May 2013 - LinuxCon
Garry Newman, the creator of the popular "Garry's Mod" Source Engine game mod, has commented on their Linux release plans.
8 May 2013 - Garry Newman - 2 Comments
With today's debut of the Humble Double Fine Bundle, Linux gamers seem particularly excited by the debut of the Brütal Legend game for the penguin platform.
7 May 2013 - Making Wet
The latest Humble Indie Bundle has just launched and it includes games from Double Fine.
7 May 2013 - Humble Bundle - 18 Comments
The 15th monthly alpha release of the open-source Unvanquished first person shooter has brought with it a modest assortment of updates.
6 May 2013 - Unvanquished
Earlier this year Epic Games brought Unreal Engine 3 to web browsers in the form of WebGL and HTML5. Epic has now released a new technology demo for HTML5 web-browsers in the form of Citadel.
6 May 2013 - HTML5 - 9 Comments
As expected, the beta of Left 4 Dead 2 is now natively available to Linux gamers via Valve's Steam.
3 May 2013 - Left 4 Dead 2 - 44 Comments
The Turbulenz game engine has been open-sourced under the MIT license.
3 May 2013 - Turbulenz - 3 Comments
Valve's very popular Portal and Portal 2 interactive puzzle video games are now natively available on Linux!
2 May 2013 - Portal On Linux - 49 Comments
With Valve's very well known "Steam Hardware Survey", after showing some promising Linux statistics at first, last month indicated that the Linux adoption of the game distribution software was stagnate or on the decline. The April figures for the Steam hardware survey are now public and they indicate further losses for Linux gamers.
1 May 2013 - Steam Hardware Survey - 193 Comments
Unigine Corp has made another round of noteworthy updates to their visually amazing cross-platform game and simulation engine.
1 May 2013 - Unigine Engine - 5 Comments
OpenMW, the open-source engine re-implementation of Elderscrolls III: Morrowind, has a new version out. OpenMW 0.23 features the initial implementation of NPC movement AI, item repairing, enchanting, levelled items, texture animation, basic particles, and a lot more. This release comes just ahead of Morrowind's eleventh birthday.
29 April 2013 - OpenMW 0.23 - 1 Comment
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