Yesterday's article titled Are Open-Source Games and Community Game Engines Fading Away? continues to be one of the most-discussed threads in the forums this weekend.
Is it just me or are open-source games faltering? While open-source, community-based games really aren't mainstream and really never took off, it seems these days there's a lack of good open-source games more so than in past years as well as diminishing open-source game engine projects.
Feral Interactive passed along word this morning about the XCOM 2 Digital Deluxe Edition is now available for pre-order from Steam, which will be released in February with OS X and Linux support.
Unvanquished Alpha 46 was released this past weekend as the open-source game project's 2015 holiday release.
Total War: Attila, a strategy game released for Windows back in February, is now available for Linux.
Feral Interactive today announced the release of GRID Autosport for OS X and Linux.
Unity 5.3 was released today as the latest version of this popular, cross-platform game engine.
With the upcoming Unity 5.3 game engine update, WebGL will become an official build target after being in a preview state since Unity 5.0.
This forthcoming week will surely mark 1,700 Linux games being able natively via Steam.
Garry Newman, the developer behind the Garry's Mod and Rust games along with other titles in development, has made some fresh comments this week about the outlook for their games on Linux.
The open-source community working on OpenMW as an engine re-implementation of Elderscrolls III: Morrowind have announced the release of OpenMW v0.37.
It's been a while since the last Warsow game release, but that changed yesterday with the release of the Warsow 2.0 open-source first person shooter release.
The next alpha to the 0 A.D. ancient warfare RTS game is now available.
Unigine 2 was officially released after a lengthy development period in October while just over one month later is now the Unigine 2.1 update.
Vendetta: Curse of Raven's Cry was released today by TopWare on Steam. Alongside the OS X and Windows binaries is same-day Linux support.
Football Manager 2016 was released today by SEGA. Compared to the past where the Linux port came after the fact, Football Manager 2016 has seen a same-day release for Windows, OS X, and SteamOS/Linux.
Epic Games has officially released Unreal Engine 4.10 today, which includes 53 improvements done by the community on GitHub along with a lot of other exciting in-house improvements.
With the Linux 4.4 HID update came support for the Logitech G29, a racing wheel for gamers, while just missing that pull are patches for another Logitech Driving Force Racing Wheel.
One month after Trine 3 went into beta on Linux, this action role-playing game has been officially release for SteamOS / Linux.
While Epic Games is still hard at work on their Unreal Tournament game powered by Unreal Engine 4, this afternoon they surprisingly announced a new game: Paragon.
The 2015 October Steam Hardware/Software survey results are now available. While Steam Machines with SteamOS are just days away from launching, right now the Linux gaming market-share is reported at under 1%.
While Batman: Arkham Knight was promoted as coming to SteamOS, Linux, and Mac in "Fall 2015", it turns out that this game won't be out in time for the Steam Machines. Batman: Arkham Knight has been delayed.
While I was looking forward to yesterday's Alien: Isolation for Linux release, that has all changed now. Besides the game failing with open-source drivers, not all functionality from the Windows game is there in the Linux build.
To the excitement of many Linux gamers, Feral Interactive announced today the release of Alien: Isolation. However, for now you're best off using the NVIDIA proprietary driver followed by AMD Catalyst while the open-source drivers aren't yet ready.
Alien: Isolation was supposed to be released for Linux in late September with the porting done by Feral Interactive but they ended up delaying the release. Today though Alien: Isolation is now available for Steam on Linux!
Ashes of the Singularity, a game developed by Oxide Games and released for Windows a few days ago, has confirmed their intention of releasing a Linux port... When Vulkan is available.
The Insurgency first person shooter game powered by Valve's Source Engine is now natively available for SteamOS/Linux gamers.
As the first update since the huge SuperTuxKart 0.9 release back in April that ushered in its OpenGL 3 engine, SuperTuxKart 0.9.1 is now available.
Epic Games announced the release today of Unreal Engine 4.10 Preview 1 for those wishing to play early with this update to the advanced Unreal Engine 4 game engine.
The Wasteland 2 Director's Cut was released today in the Americas and will be out worldwide later this week. This Director's Cut edition is a free upgrade for current Wasteland 2 owners and upgrades the game engine to Unity 5.
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