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OUYA: A $99 Android Linux Game Console

In the hours today while being pre-occupied with Debian-related matters in Nicaragua, a new Android-based sub-$100 Linux game console received over one million dollars in funding from the community.

10 July 2012 - Funded - 112 Comments
Tryst: The Forthcoming Unigine RTS Will Be On Linux

Last August I wrote about another Unigine-based game being developed, which at the time didn't have an announced title and details were scarce. In recent weeks, more information on this Unigine title -- which will have a native Linux client -- has been released and it's called Tryst.

5 July 2012 - Tryst Game - 22 Comments
id's Former Linux Guy Joins Another Game Company

Timothee Besset (a.k.a. "TTimo") left id Software earlier this year. For years Timothee was id's main "Linux guy" responsible for the ports of Doom 3, Quake 4, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, and other Linux and Mac OS X titles. It's now been shared that Timothee is joining another game company due to his Linux and OS X experience.

3 July 2012 - TTimo - 4 Comments
A New Linux Game To Try And Benchmark

While most of the native Linux games that can be easily automated are built atop the id Tech engine or some spin-off there of the open-source id Tech 2/3/4 engines, here's something new to play with this weekend. There's also some early results to explore.

1 July 2012 - CoreBreach - 15 Comments
Shooting Towards Xonotic 1.0

Back in February I mentioned that Xonotic 1.0 was on the Linux gaming horizon following a discussion about the planned milestone back at FOSDEM in Brussels. Xonotic 1.0 has yet to be released, but it's coming closer.

16 June 2012 - Xonotic 1.0 - 1 Comment
GOG Game Service May Come To Linux

No official word has yet to come out, but the GOG.com computer game sale and distribution service looks increasingly likely like it will come to Linux.

16 June 2012 - GOG.com - 44 Comments
Most Open-Source Game Artwork Is Awful

Earlier this month when talking about the Baseio game that's being worked on by the ioquake3 project, many Phoronix readers were quick to bring up in the forums that the artwork done by the free software community for these open-source games often aren't up to par.

13 June 2012 - Shit! - 45 Comments
Will Unreal Engine 4 Games Come To Linux?

This week from the E3 Expo there's been new details to emerge about Unreal Engine 4 as the latest game engine that's in development by Epic Games. But will there be any native UE4 Linux games to come or will it face a similar fate to Unreal Engine 3 on Linux?

8 June 2012 - Wait And See - 32 Comments
CoreBreach Aims To Go Open-Source

CoreCode, the company behind the CoreBreach, has exclusively shared with Phoronix their plans to open-source this multi-platform anti-gravity racing game. The Core3D engine is also set to be opened up along with the game itself.

6 June 2012 - CoreBreach - 18 Comments
That Exciting Game Is Coming To Linux

Last month I wrote about Linux Gamers Are Going Crazy For This New Game that was possibly coming to Linux, but today it's been officially confirmed by the developers that it will indeed be ported.

6 June 2012 - Carmageddon: Reincarnation - 13 Comments
ioquake3 Developers Working On "baseio" Game

Some of the developers behind the ioquake3 game engine that is derived from the id Tech 3 engine are working on a truly open -- all game assets / content are Creative Commons licensed -- game called baseio.

3 June 2012 - BaseIO - Add A Comment
Linux Gamers Are Going Crazy For This New Game

There's another Kickstarter-backed game that may be coming to Linux and it's causing Linux gamers to become extremely excited. In the past day I've received no less than 30~40 emails from readers talking about this possible Linux port of Carmageddon: Reincarnation.

25 May 2012 - Carmageddon: Reincarnation - 46 Comments
Wasteland 2 To Run On Unity Game Engine

Wasteland 2, the very successful Kickstarter game project as the sequel to the two-decade-old Wasteland RPG, will be running on the Unity Engine with its Linux client included.

14 May 2012 - Wasteland 2 - 81 Comments

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