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QFusion Game Engine Advanced With New Features

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

Native Port Of Dear Esther Now Available

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 Shows Off New Technology Demo

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

Xonotic 0.7 Has New Compiler, Game Features

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

Unigine Now Does A-Sync Terrain Data Streaming

The visually-amazing Unigine Engine now supports asynchronous Terrain data streaming and other new functionality.
8 June 2013 - Unigine - 7 Comments

Garry's Mod Running On Linux

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 Titles Added To Humble Indie Bundle 8

Four new games have been added to Humble Indie Bundle 8.
4 June 2013 - 4 Games - 21 Comments

SDL 2.0 Finally In Release Candidate Stage

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

Unvanquished Alpha 16 Improves Renderer, Minimaps

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

Baseio Game From Ioquake3 Failing To Advance

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

Humble Indie Bundle 8 Launches With Many Titles

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

Sega To Release Football Manager 14 For Linux

As pointed out in our forums, Football Manager 2014 will see a native Linux client.
26 May 2013 - Football Manager - 29 Comments

X3: Albion Prelude Released For Linux Gamers

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

TTimo Announces Experimental Framework For New Games

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

Jedi Academy Thrives As Open-Source Software

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

Half-Life 2 Games Released For Linux On Steam

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'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

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