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We have known about Valve's plans to make Steam more than just about gaming and beginning today you can buy some non-gaming software from the digital distribution client.
2 October 2012 - Other Software - 7 Comments
Valve's Steam Linux beta is finally arriving.
27 September 2012 - Valve Linux - 87 Comments
The latest Humble Indie Bundle has just been live for a period of four days, but it's already generated more than one million dollars.
22 September 2012 - HIB #6 - 16 Comments
Steam Workshop is coming to Left 4 Dead 2 for better community interaction. Linux support is slated to come the middle of next month.
21 September 2012 - Steam - 10 Comments
Oliver McFadden spoke on Wednesday during the X.Org Developers' Conference about Dante, his open-source project that's derived from id Software's released id Tech 4 code-base.
20 September 2012 - Doom 3 Dante - 13 Comments
There's a new Humble Indie Bundle now available for those interested in low-cost Linux gaming.
18 September 2012 - Humble Indie Bundle 6 - 55 Comments
Aside from having an obscure name, making Escape From Booty Bay an interesting open-source game is that it's built atop EFL, the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries.
14 September 2012 - Escape From Booty Bay - 6 Comments
Valve's Steam Greenlight is beginning to list games for Linux. So far 16 games are listed for Linux on Steam Greenlight.
12 September 2012 - Valve - 11 Comments
Torque 3D, the game engine that's been in development for more than one decade and premiered with the Tribes 2 game in 2001, is being released as open-source by GarageGames.
10 September 2012 - Torque 3D - 40 Comments
Valve is beginning to roll out the "Big Picture" mode today for their Steam game distribution client.
10 September 2012 - Big Picture - 15 Comments
While some want Linux multi-monitor support removed, others are looking for it to be improved. Multiple display support for Linux has improved over the years with X.Org and desktop environment advancements, it's still generally less than ideal, especially for Linux gamers.
8 September 2012 - Multi-Monitor - 38 Comments
The eleventh alpha release of the 0 A.D. open-source real-time strategy game has been released.
8 September 2012 - 0 A.D. - 18 Comments
Back in January of 2011 it was announced that TransGaming would be retiring Cedega, the proprietary software formerly known as WineX that began as a fork of the MIT-licensed Wine. Cedega was to be succeeded by GameTree Linux, but this new TransGaming project hasn't been making much headway.
8 September 2012 - GameTree - 5 Comments
Unigine, one of the most impressive multi-platform 3D engines, is now even more impressive after its engine and renderers have received another round of new features, optimizations, and other improvements. Unigine is now already taking advantage of features presented by the latest specifications for OpenGL and OpenGL ES.
7 September 2012 - New Capabilities - 6 Comments
Continuing to advance as an open-source project is a game engine that's written from scratch with an aim of being compatible with the original Half-Life "Gold Source" engine. This GPL-licensed engine is already working with many original Valve games and mods.
7 September 2012 - Xash3D - 7 Comments
While the DarkPlaces open-source game engine can already be used for some impressive games -- see Nexuiz and Xonotic as prime examples -- there's also the Twig Physics Library for the game engine to further enhance its physics.
7 September 2012 - Twig Physics Library - 1 Comment
A lot of Phoronix readers have been writing in this morning with the feeling that the Steam Linux Beta is likely about to happen.
6 September 2012 - Valve Steam Beta - 52 Comments
A new milestone has been reached with the forthcoming Steel Storm 2 title from Kot-In-Action.
6 September 2012 - Steel Storm 2 - 8 Comments
Unvanquished, a free software first person shooter that actually has good artwork for being open-source, is up to its seventh alpha release.
3 September 2012 - Unvanquished - 2 Comments
Version 1.3 of the Red Eclipse first person shooter powered by the Cube 2 Engine has been released, which is dubbed the Galactic Edition.
1 September 2012 - Red Eclipse - 1 Comment
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