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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

Unvanquished: A Very Promising Open-Source Game

While most haven't yet heard of the Unvanquished game, it's a promising but yet-to-be-officially-released open-source multi-player game.
1 July 2012 - Unvanquished - 26 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

Alien Arena Reloaded Coming Next Week

The open-source "Alien Arena: Reloaded" title will be released next week with a number of improvements.
29 June 2012 - Next Week - 22 Comments

Xonotic Aims To Be The Best Open-Source FPS

While Xonotic 1.0 is still a ways bit out, this open-source game derived from Nexuiz is certainly shaping up to be one of the best open-source first person shooters available.
25 June 2012 - Perhaps - 23 Comments

Unity 4 Game Engine Has Native Linux Support

Version 4 of the Unity 3D game engine will have native Linux support.
18 June 2012 - Native Support - 46 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

Unigine Engine Is Now Even More Beautiful

There's another round of Unigine Engine updates that make this multi-platform game engine even more beautiful and stunning while also adding in some other enticing features.
15 June 2012 - Updates - 6 Comments

Humble Indie Bundle V Generates Five Million USD

Humble Indie Bundle V ended today with the most impressive numbers yet.
14 June 2012 - Humble Indie Bundle V - 78 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

Humble Indie Bundle V Runs Strong At $4M USD

With one week left to go, the latest Humble Indie Bundle continues selling at a record pace.
9 June 2012 - Bang - 24 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

Linux Game Publishing Still Silent On New Titles

It's now been four months since Linux Game Publishing saw its new CEO, but there's been no announcements since the decade-old company saw some new blood at the healm.
5 June 2012 - Not Much - 17 Comments

Humble Bundle V Crosses Three Million Dollars

For those that didn't notice, the Humble Indie Bundle V today crossed the three million (US) dollar milestone and there's still nine days left.
5 June 2012 - $3M USD - 54 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 - 37 Comments

Crossing The Line: $2 Million USD In One Day

The Humble Indie Bundle V just crossed the line of generating two million US dollars... in one day.
1 June 2012 - Record Setting - 7 Comments

Humble Indie Bundle V Launches

The fifth Humble Indie Bundle is now available with the usual pay-what-you-want, cross-platform, DRM-free gaming criteria.
31 May 2012 - New Bundle - 91 Comments

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