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GOG.com has officially started rolling out their Linux support and the first batch of Linux-compatible, DRM-free games are available today.
24 July 2014 - GOG - 31 Comments
While the Unigine Engine sadly hasn't fully rode the Linux gaming wave with there still being very few games powered by this visually stunning engine that has supported Linux for many years, they are at least finding commercial success in other areas -- namely around simulation and industrial licenses. One of the company's recent endeavors is with a driving simulator.
23 July 2014 - Unigine Engine - 2 Comments
A new beta update to Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition is now out.
20 July 2014 - DN3D Megaton - 2 Comments
There's another update out for the Leadwerks Game Engine on Linux.
19 July 2014 - Leadwerks - 3 Comments
For fans of Elderscrolls III: Morrowind, the open-source re-make of it done by the community is out with a new version. The OpenMW 0.31 release has many smaller features and tons of fixes for this engine re-implementation.
17 July 2014 - Open Morrow Wind - 1 Comment
Leszek Godlewski of Nordic Games has shared that he's ported the Darksiders game to Linux.
12 July 2014 - Darksiders - 79 Comments
Back in May The Witcher 2 was released for Linux but the quality of this Linux game port was extremely bad and problematic for many Linux gamers due to slow performance and other issues. Fortunately, it looks like some of the problems at least may be addressed as a new open beta is beginning for the Linux version of The Witcher 2.
10 July 2014 - Witcher 2 - 30 Comments
It's time for another monthly development update to the Unvanquished open-source, cross-platform first person shooter.
8 July 2014 - UIs - 2 Comments
Linux developers and fans of Unreal Engine 4 have started offering compiled builds of several UE4 tech demos and some simple games for 64-bit Linux.
7 July 2014 - UE4 - 31 Comments
At the same time as announcing Oculus Connect, a new developer conference for the popular virtual reality gaming device, Oculus has shared they have acquired RakNet and open-sourced the software.
7 July 2014 - Oculus VR - 9 Comments
At the end of April LGP was migrating servers and expected to "keep downtime to an absolute minimum" while more than two months later the once leading Linux game publishing company remains offline.
5 July 2014 - LGP - 7 Comments
The Speed Dreams open-source racing game forked from TORCS is planning for their next major release in the days ahead.
2 July 2014 - Speed Dreams - 1 Comment
With the start of a new month brings our monthly recap and it also brings Valve's updated Steam hardware/software survey numbers.
2 July 2014 - June 2014 - 19 Comments
I just noticed Warsow 1.51 was released earlier this month and this open-source first person shooter has some decent changes for being a release coming not too long after the introduction of Warsow 1.5.
23 June 2014 - Warsow 1.51 - 12 Comments
The comical Goat Simulator game is finally in beta for Linux and OS X gamers.
20 June 2014 - Goat Simulator - 20 Comments
Many Linux gamers have written in today with excitement that XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available via Steam on Linux.
19 June 2014 - XCOM: Enemy Unknown - 16 Comments
Rich Geldreich, the former Valve OpenGL developer that left the company and has been publicly expressing the poor OpenGL driver landscape, has another new post out today.
17 June 2014 - OpenGL - 48 Comments
Several Phoronix readers have been writing in with word via a video recording that War Thunder is coming to Linux. War Thunder is an online multiplayer combat game that's currently in open beta for all major (non-Linux) platforms.
16 June 2014 - War Thunder - 3 Comments
While LGP was once the leading source for providing Linux-native games, these days there isn't much to say for them and their web-site remains offline one and a half months after trying to do a server upgrade.
14 June 2014 - LGP - 48 Comments
Ages of Wonders III, a turn-based strategy game released earlier this year by Triumph Studios for Windows will be coming to Linux with a native port.
12 June 2014 - Age of Wonders - 7 Comments
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