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Not to be confused with the X (X11/X.Org) Server, Egosoft's X Rebirth is now publicly available in alpha form for Linux gamers.
14 March 2015 - X Rebirth On Linux - 19 Comments
The latest game to make it over to Linux is Age of Wonders III. We've known for a while the game was being ported to Linux while now it's finally in open beta via Steam.
12 March 2015 - Steam On Linux - 8 Comments
Last week during Valve's SteamOS / Linux game sale that happened during the Game Developers' Conference, a number of new Linux games were confirmed. We now know who is working on porting some of these new titles over to Linux.
11 March 2015 - Feral Linux Game Ports - 13 Comments
There's now more than one thousand native games available via Steam for Linux / SteamOS.
11 March 2015 - Linux / SteamOS - 39 Comments
How do you think the community-based game engine projects like ioquake3 will evolve now that Unreal Engine 4, Source 2 Engine, and Unity 5 are "free" for use by game developers?
8 March 2015 - Thoughts - 40 Comments
With all of the GDC2015 announcements this week from Valve developing an Intel Vulkan Linux graphics driver to confirming a lot of new Linux games, I just noticed today that Valve published their Steam Survey results for February and it shows a decline in Linux gamers.
6 March 2015 - Steam Linux February - 72 Comments
Making GDC2015 week even more exciting for Linux gamers on top of the Source 2 Engine, the Steam Link streaming device, and Steam Machines shipping this year is a big SteamOS game sale via Steam. This sale is selling not only existing Linux/SteamOS game ports but also several AAA games being ported to Linux.
4 March 2015 - Steam Store SteamOS Sale - 57 Comments
The latest excitement this week for Linux gamers is hardware vendor ZOTAC announcing today the Steam Machine SN970, their new living room PC powered by the Debian-based SteamOS.
4 March 2015 - ZOTAC SN970 - 21 Comments
After Valve announced their Steam Link streaming device, NVIDIA announced the Shield set-top box.
3 March 2015 - Shield Set-Top Box - 24 Comments
Besides announcing the Source 2 Engine, Valve used GDC2015 as an opportunity to announce Steam Link, a $49 (USD) device for streaming Steam content to any TV.
3 March 2015 - Steam Link - 20 Comments
Valve has announced the Source 2 Engine this afternoon from the GDC2015 event taking place in San Francisco.
3 March 2015 - Source Engine 2 - 13 Comments
Version 5.0 of the Unity Game Engine was released this morning at the Game Developers' Conference (GDC) in San Francisco.
3 March 2015 - Unity 5.0 Game Engine - 5 Comments
The Unreal Engine 4 is now free to everyone along with all future Unreal Engine updates!
2 March 2015 - Unreal Engine - 54 Comments
The first beta of the Unigine 2.0 engine for simulation programs and games is now available.
25 February 2015 - Unigine Engine 2 - 1 Comment
Epic Games has today announced the availability of Unreal Engine 4.7, what they call their "biggest release yet" thanks to a number of new features.
24 February 2015 - Unreal Engine 4.7 - 4 Comments
Epic Games has announced today the start of developer grants for Unreal Engine 4 games where they've setup a five million dollar budget for the cause.
19 February 2015 - UE4 Developer Grants - 7 Comments
FlightGear 3.4 was released yesterday as the latest version of this popular open-source flight simulator.
18 February 2015 - FlightGear Flight Simulator - 10 Comments
How could Linux get more game ports and users? An Ubuntu developer is suggesting that Canonical and Red Hat finance the ports.
16 February 2015 - Red Hat + Canonical - 94 Comments
OpenMW, the project attempting to make an open-source engine re-implementation of Elderscrols III: Morrowind, is switching out their rendering engine.
16 February 2015 - OpenSceneGraph - 9 Comments
The developers working on the Linux versions of Metro Last Light Redux and Metro 2033 Redux have released a long-awaited new patch release.
13 February 2015 - Metro Redux Linux Update - 10 Comments
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