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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
EA's Open-Source Site Is Disappointing

As Phoronix readers were quick to discover following the boring Ubuntu EA talk yesterday, the open-source web-site for Electronic Arts is also a disappointment.

10 May 2012 - Electronic Arts - 13 Comments
Doom 3 Progresses On OpenGL ES 2.0, EGL

Last month I wrote about a new GLSL back-end for the Doom 3 engine by Oliver McFadden. This week he's now shared his work done to bring OpenGL ES 2.0 and EGL support to this game engine.

7 May 2012 - ioDoom3 - 1 Comment
Overgrowth Publishes Linux Game Teaser

If you're not busy with going through the extensive Intel Core i7 Ivy Bridge Linux test results (the Ivy Bridge Linux Mesa graphics results will be out in the next few hours), here's some Linux gaming news for today.

23 April 2012 - Linux Gaming - 2 Comments
The Oddest Non-FPS Title Powered By ioquake3

When it comes to ioquake3, the open-source id Tech 3 game engine, it's almost always being used for powering a first-person shooter. However, released on Friday was a major update to an open-source multi-platform game running on ioquake3 but is not yet-another-FPS title. However, it's also arguably the oddest game to be powered by this engine that was originally designed for Quake III.

14 April 2012 - Open-Source Gaming - 9 Comments
The Impact Of KDE On 3D Gaming

Being discussed following the Ubuntu 12.04 Desktops Impact Performance, Power Consumption was the impact that KDE's KWin compositing window manager (and others that don't redirect fullscreen windows by default) has on the OpenGL gaming performance.

12 April 2012 - Results - 8 Comments
More Linux Games Kick Up On Kickstarter

Following in the success of Wasteland 2's fundraising and other gaming initiatives that have taken to Kickstarter to kick-off their crowd-sourced fundraising efforts, more Linux-friendly games have come about.

9 April 2012 - Linux Gaming - 11 Comments
Unigine Pushes Engine Changes; More Mesa Friendly

Unigine Corp has announced a set of improvements to their cross-platform and visually-stunning Unigine Engine. With the Source Engine on Linux finally looking to be imminent for entering the public spotlight, new improvements to Unigine couldn't come at a better time.

6 April 2012 - Linux Gaming - 12 Comments
There Exists A Native Linux Port Of CryEngine 3

While most Linux gamers are currently eager for the imminent news concerning Valve's Linux client efforts, there's some more interesting news that I've learned this week as well: there exists a native Linux port of CryEngine 3.

4 April 2012 - Crytek - 38 Comments

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