Back in 2011 we were talking about Cradle as the latest Unigine Engine game and it was expected to launch in 2012 with Linux support. Three years later, this game has finally launched on Steam with Linux support.
Feral Interactive Games, the company that has ported games to Linux like XCOM: Enemy Unknown and Empire Total War and is doing the Batman Arkham Knight port, is teasing another upcoming Linux / OS X game release.
Yesterday Aspyr Media was teasing a new Linux game launch and today they've indeed ported over another game now available from the Steam Linux store.
Aspyr Media, the company that's ported games like Civilization V: Beyond Earth to Linux and Borderlands 2, will be launching a new Linux game port on Tuesday.
A few days ago Beamdog announced Siege Of Dragonspear, an expansion pack for Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition.
As a quick follow-up to America's Army looking at SteamOS/Linux support from earlier this week, it turns out the developers are indeed exploring a Linux client and server.
It's been a while since last reporting on Unvanquished (mostly because it seems their RSS feed is broken), but they've continued moving along with their open-source game and Daemon engine. This first person shooter is now up to its 41st monthly alpha release.
America's Army: Proving Grounds may receive a port to Linux/SteamOS.
Torque 3D 3.7 was released last week as the new version of this advanced game engine that's been open-source for the past three years.
With the start of a new month comes Valve's Steam Survey results for hardware/software information of their gaming customers. Sadly, this is yet another month with the Linux usage continuing to erode.
After the recent article about the state of the Unity Editor's porting to Linux, the Unity team has put out a more concise post on the company's official blog.
The Unity developers have been porting their Unity Editor to Linux from Windows / OS X to complement their existing Unity runtime support for Linux.
Terraria 1.3 is slated to be released in a few days on June 30, and coming with it are 800 new items, new mini-Biomes, achievements, a harder 'expert mode' and “more unknown stuff.” Why does this matter? Because in July, following the 1.3 release, there are going to be Mac and Linux ports of the game!
Version 99.0 of the Spring RTS 3D open-source game engine was released today.
The release candidate to the Unigine 2.0 Engine is now available.
Last week the beta of the Dota 2 Reborn that's powered by Valve's Source 2 Engine began rolling out but was initially limited to Windows. The Dota 2 Reborn for Linux has now started rolling out today for those wanting to experience this big update to Dota 2 and Valve's underlying game engine.
Last month we found out Crytek was finally moving along with their Linux support and now with yesterday's release of CryENGINE 3.8.1, the Linux and OpenGL rendering support is in place.
This week I started Linux testing of the AMD A10-7870K "Godavari" APU with Radeon R7 Graphics. I delivered some preview graphics numbers for this high-end APU yesterday, but for those wanting tests from Steam Linux games, here's some numbers covering that aspect of Linux gaming.
Epic Games just announced the release of Unreal Engine 4.8 with "189 great changes" for game developers leveraging this AAA game engine.
Version 1.1 of the Godot Game Engine has been released. This open-source game engine update brings a new 2D engine and claims to be one of the most advanced 2D engines for cross-platform games.
Spec Ops: The Line is the latest Steam on Linux title, however, not everyone will be happy with the Linux port of this third-person shooter.
For over one year we've been looking forward to Crytek bringing CryENGINE to Linux with an OpenGL renderer. That was announced back at GDC 2014 and we haven't heard much lately, but finally there's an update and the Linux support is expected soon.
This week marks one year since Linux Game Publishing vanished from the Internet.
One month after Godot 1.1 went into public beta, the release candidate of this open-source game engine is now available.
Next week Epic Games is expected to ship the first preview version of Unreal Engine 4.8, which will come with SteamVR support.
While we sadly don't hear too much these days from Unigine on the Linux gaming front, their high-end 3D graphics engine remains Linux-compatible and they seem to be doing well off in the area of simulations and more. Unigine 2.0 has been out in preview form since last year and coming out today is the second beta.
With the newest OpenGL 3.1+ game now updated on OpenBenchmarking.org, prepare yourself for a new flow of graphics tests from this GPLv3-licensed game. Feel free to run this test profile too, in order to see how your system compares against other Linux gamers.
SuperTuxKart 0.9 has been released! This is the very significant update to this open-source, penguin-themed racing game. SuperTuxKart 0.9 introduces its new engine that now requires OpenGL 3.1+ with providing significantly better graphics potential.
At the beginning of the year was the announcement of the C4 Engine dropping Linux support with its lead developer referring to Linux as "Frankenstein OS" and citing numerous difficulties with Linux. However, quietly this game engine seems to be back to supporting Linux.
Following Age of Wonders III going for beta on Linux last month, today this game has been officially released for both OS X and Linux.
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