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Garry's Mod Creator Comments On Linux Plans

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

Brütal Legend Is Exciting To Linux Gamers

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

Humble Bundle Launches Double Fine Bundle

The latest Humble Indie Bundle has just launched and it includes games from Double Fine.
7 May 2013 - Humble Bundle - 18 Comments

Unvanquished Alpha 15 Brings Engine, Renderer Updates

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

Epic Citadel Demo Brought To HTML5 Browsers

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

Left 4 Dead 2 Beta Surfaces For Linux Gamers

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

Turbulenz Game Engine Open-Sourced

The Turbulenz game engine has been open-sourced under the MIT license.
3 May 2013 - Turbulenz - 3 Comments

Unigine Adds In Support For Oculus Rift & WebGL

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 0.23 Brings NPC Movement AI, Item Repairing

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

Left 4 Dead 2 Beta On Linux Coming Next Week

Left 4 Dead 2 is going to be released as beta next week on Linux by Valve!
25 April 2013 - Left 4 Dead 2 - 41 Comments

SPGT: Open-Source Remote 3D Gaming

SPGT, short for Single Player Game Transmitter, is an open-source project that provides support for remote desktop transmission of games and other interactive 3D applications.
14 April 2013 - SPGT Gaming - 10 Comments

Unigine OIlRush 1.34 Released, Now On Steam

Unigine Corp has finally brought their in-house OilRush game to Valve's Steam Linux client. The debut on Steam came as part of the game's v1.34 update.
12 April 2013 - Unigine OilRush - 10 Comments

Counter-Strike: GO Might Soon Be Out On Linux

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the latest installment to Valve's Counter-Strike franchise, is being tested on Linux and might soon be released to the general public.
10 April 2013 - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive - 38 Comments

Unvanquished Alpha 14 Enhances Its GL3 Renderer

The 14th alpha release of the visually impressive Unvanquished open-source game has been released. Notable to this month's alpha update are enhancements to the game engine's OpenGL 3.x renderer.
8 April 2013 - Unvanquished Alpha 14 - 4 Comments

Spearmint, Macwerks/Watermint Engines Still Running

The Spearmint Game Engine, which aims to be a more impressive and feature-rich version of ioquake3, as well as Watermint, a "realistic" fork of Spearmint, are still actively being pursued.
7 April 2013 - Open-Source Gaming

Open-Source Doom 3 Projects Aren't Cultivating

While ioquake3 projects continue to thrive as open-source projects spun off from the id Tech 3 game engine, when it comes to the open-source Doom 3 (id Tech 4) engine, there is barely any public activity.
7 April 2013 - Doom 3 - 16 Comments

Activision & Raven Open-Source Two Games

The Activision and Raven Software game studios have open-sourced two of their games for "for people to learn from and play with" the code.
4 April 2013 - Jedi Gaming - 35 Comments

0 A.D. "Magadha" Provides New Game Features

Wildfire Games has released 0 A.D. Alpha 13 "Magadha", the latest development installment of this popular open-source ancient warfare game.
3 April 2013 - 0 A.D. Magadha

Garry's Mod Being Released For Linux Today

The popular "Garry's Mod" sandbox physics game built atop Valve's Source Engine is expected to be introduced to Linux gamers today.
1 April 2013 - Garry's Mod - 15 Comments

There Isn't Too Much Progress On Unigine Linux Titles

For those that have followed Phoronix over the years know that I am a big supporter of the Unigine game/3D engine. The engine delivers absolutely beautiful graphics and there is first-rate Linux support. The developers at Unigine Corp are very Linux-friendly. Unfortunately, games and other software based upon Unigine aren't too quick to come to the Linux gaming scene.
31 March 2013 - Unigine - 9 Comments

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