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The team of open-source developers and artists behind the Unvanquished game have released their sixteenth alpha with numerous improvements.
3 June 2013 - Unvanquished 16
It was in early June of last year that developers behind the ioquake3 open-source game engine announced Baseio as a new standalone Quake3-inspired game to include assets licensed under the Creative Commons. One year later, there really isn't anything to show for this open-source game.
29 May 2013 - Baseio - 4 Comments
It's already time for another Humble Indie Bundle to get your hands on more multi-platform DRM-free games at whatever price you want. All of the games this time around are compatible with Linux via native clients except for a CrossOver/Wine-based copy of Dear Esther.
28 May 2013 - Humble Indie Bundle 8 - 12 Comments
As pointed out in our forums, Football Manager 2014 will see a native Linux client.
26 May 2013 - Football Manager - 29 Comments
One month after the release of X3: Terran Conflict for Linux, Egosoft has now released X3: Albion Prelude.
15 May 2013 - Linux Gaming - 19 Comments
Timothree Besset, perhaps better known amongst Linux gamers as "TTimo" and the former main "Linux guy" at id Software, has announced es_core. The purpose of es_core is to provide an experimental framework for low-latency, high-FPS multi-player games.
12 May 2013 - ES_CORE - 12 Comments
It was one month ago that Activison and Raven Software open-sourced two of their games. While Star Wars Jedi Knight 2: Jedi Outcast and Jedi Academy are old titles, they are now thriving as open-source software.
10 May 2013 - Jedi Academy - 28 Comments
In Valve's continued Linux conquest, their latest titles they have ported natively to the penguin platform is Half-Life 2 and many of the add-ons.
9 May 2013 - Half-Life 2 Games - 93 Comments
Garry Newman, the creator of the popular "Garry's Mod" Source Engine game mod, has commented on their Linux release plans.
8 May 2013 - Garry Newman - 2 Comments
With today's debut of the Humble Double Fine Bundle, Linux gamers seem particularly excited by the debut of the Brütal Legend game for the penguin platform.
7 May 2013 - Making Wet
The latest Humble Indie Bundle has just launched and it includes games from Double Fine.
7 May 2013 - Humble Bundle - 18 Comments
The 15th monthly alpha release of the open-source Unvanquished first person shooter has brought with it a modest assortment of updates.
6 May 2013 - Unvanquished
Earlier this year Epic Games brought Unreal Engine 3 to web browsers in the form of WebGL and HTML5. Epic has now released a new technology demo for HTML5 web-browsers in the form of Citadel.
6 May 2013 - HTML5 - 9 Comments
As expected, the beta of Left 4 Dead 2 is now natively available to Linux gamers via Valve's Steam.
3 May 2013 - Left 4 Dead 2 - 44 Comments
The Turbulenz game engine has been open-sourced under the MIT license.
3 May 2013 - Turbulenz - 3 Comments
Unigine Corp has made another round of noteworthy updates to their visually amazing cross-platform game and simulation engine.
1 May 2013 - Unigine Engine - 5 Comments
OpenMW, the open-source engine re-implementation of Elderscrolls III: Morrowind, has a new version out. OpenMW 0.23 features the initial implementation of NPC movement AI, item repairing, enchanting, levelled items, texture animation, basic particles, and a lot more. This release comes just ahead of Morrowind's eleventh birthday.
29 April 2013 - OpenMW 0.23 - 1 Comment
Left 4 Dead 2 is going to be released as beta next week on Linux by Valve!
25 April 2013 - Left 4 Dead 2 - 41 Comments
SPGT, short for Single Player Game Transmitter, is an open-source project that provides support for remote desktop transmission of games and other interactive 3D applications.
14 April 2013 - SPGT Gaming - 10 Comments
Unigine Corp has finally brought their in-house OilRush game to Valve's Steam Linux client. The debut on Steam came as part of the game's v1.34 update.
12 April 2013 - Unigine OilRush - 10 Comments
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