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A programmer from The Farm 51, the game studio responsible for Painkiller: Hell and Damnation and other games, has shared their experiences in porting games to Linux. It's a technical presentation of interest to both game developers and Linux enthusiasts.
21 June 2013 - The Farm 51 - 69 Comments
Planetary Annihilation, a real-time strategy game out of Uber Entertainment, is now available in alpha form on Linux.
19 June 2013 - Planetary Annihilation - 7 Comments
QFusion is the game engine that's derived from the Quake 2 code-base but has advanced a great deal and presently powers the popular open-source Warsow first person shooter. Since Warsow 1.0, the QFusion engine has advanced a great deal and the code has now been released.
15 June 2013 - QFusion - 3 Comments
The native port of Dear Esther, a unique game powered by the Source Engine, is now available to Linux gamers.
12 June 2013 - Source-Based - 15 Comments
Unigine Corp, the creators of the visually-amazing Unigine Engine and is supported by all major desktop and mobile platforms, has released a trailer for a new technology demo.
10 June 2013 - Unigine Engine - 5 Comments
It's been over one year of waiting for Xonotic 1.0. The popular open-source game's 1.0 release still isn't here, but Xonotic 0.7 has been released this weekend. Xonotic 0.7 brings forward a lot of in-game updates, including a new QuakeC compiler.
9 June 2013 - Xonotic 0.7 - 30 Comments
The visually-amazing Unigine Engine now supports asynchronous Terrain data streaming and other new functionality.
8 June 2013 - Unigine - 7 Comments
The Garry's Mod sandbox physics mod game powered by the Source Engine is now running well natively on Linux.
6 June 2013 - Garry's Mod - 13 Comments
Four new games have been added to Humble Indie Bundle 8.
4 June 2013 - 4 Games - 21 Comments
For those who missed it, the widely-used SDL library among commercial and open-source games is finally up to its version 2.0 release candidate. SDL2 has long been in development and as of last week the release is quite near.
4 June 2013 - SDL2 - 8 Comments
The team of open-source developers and artists behind the Unvanquished game have released their sixteenth alpha with numerous improvements.
3 June 2013 - Unvanquished 16
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
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
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