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Aside from the Urban Terror game update, there's also a new version of Red Eclipse this weekend.
23 March 2013 - Red Eclipse 1.4 - 2 Comments
The Urban Terror open-source first person shooter has been updated to version 4.2.010, with the new version bringing a variety of improvements throughout the game.
23 March 2013 - Urban Terror - 9 Comments
Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition is one of the newest game titles being ported to Linux that's worth mentioning and is being distributed via Steam.
21 March 2013 - Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition - 32 Comments
While Left 4 Dead 2 was the first Valve game I saw natively running on Linux when meeting with Valve to talk about their Linux plans early last year, the Source Engine game still hasn't been publicly released. Fortunately, the public release is getting closer.
21 March 2013 - Left 4 Dead 2 - 28 Comments
The company behind the Humble Indie Bundle is now trying to promote weekly sales of DRM-free cross-platform games.
20 March 2013 - Humble Bundle - 5 Comments
Valve released a Steam client update to their gaming customers today.
18 March 2013 - Steam - 9 Comments
Valve's hardware/software survey for Steam that shows details about their user-base, is now showing a lot more Linux distribution details.
17 March 2013 - Distributions - 103 Comments
Last year I wrote about the Torque 3D game engine wanting to come to Linux and they were attempting a crowd-sourced campaign to finance the port. The campaign was a flop, but a developer has been bringing the support anyways to Linux.
15 March 2013 - Torque 3D - 8 Comments
One day after Day of Defeat was released for Linux, Valve has made Half-Life 2: Deathmatch available via the Steam Linux client.
14 March 2013 - Steam - 29 Comments
Valve's original Day of Defeat game and the Day of Defeat: Source titles are now in beta on Linux via the Steam client.
13 March 2013 - Day of Defeat - 78 Comments
The latest Humble Indie Bundle game offering, "Humble Bundle with Android 5", has crossed one million dollars in sales. There's still time to go and more DRM-free cross-platform games have been added to the pay-what-you-want sale.
12 March 2013 - Humble Bundle - 7 Comments
The Unigine Game Engine has picked up several new features, including support for different panorama modes and multi-channel projection rendering.
12 March 2013 - Unigine - 2 Comments
Based upon my extensive Linux hardware testing of enthusiast and gamer grade hardware over the past nine years on Phoronix and immense amounts of performance benchmarking, plus having been involved with Steam on Linux, here's some of my thoughts, expectations, and hopes for the hardware comprising Valve's official SteamBox.
8 March 2013 - Hardware Thoughts - 62 Comments
Continued work by AMD is flowing into the RadeonSI Gallium3D driver for supporting the Radeon HD 7000 (and future HD 8000) series graphics cards with an open-source driver.
7 March 2013 - Gallium3D - 2 Comments
Nordic Games has announced today that Painkiller Hell and Damnation is being ported to Linux. This popular successor to the Painkiller first person shooter is powered by Epic Games' Unreal Engine 3.
7 March 2013 - Painkiller - 10 Comments
Valve has shared that they're now official up to 80 Linux games that are available through the native Steam Linux client.
7 March 2013 - Tops 80 Games - 18 Comments
It looks like Valve is planning to begin Steam Box testing with gamers this summer.
6 March 2013 - 4 Months - 12 Comments
Humble Bundle Inc has launched the "Humble Bundle with Android 5", while a focus on mobile platforms, the selection of games are also supported on Linux, OS X, and Windows.
5 March 2013 - Humble Bundle with Android 5 - 9 Comments
In the flurry of polarized discussions that have emerged since yesterday's Ubuntu Mir announcement, some have speculated that Valve's interactions with Ubuntu may have had a hand in them developing their own display server. This is most likely not the case and the first-generation Linux-based Steam Box from Valve will almost surely be running an X.Org Server.
5 March 2013 - Steam Box - 31 Comments
The Unvanquished open-source first person shooter game -- one of the few free software titles that actually sport decent quality graphics and art assets -- is celebrating the one year anniversary of its first release.
2 March 2013 - Unvanquished
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