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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
The open-source "Alien Arena: Reloaded" title will be released next week with a number of improvements.
29 June 2012 - Next Week - 22 Comments
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
Version 4 of the Unity 3D game engine will have native Linux support.
18 June 2012 - Native Support - 46 Comments
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
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
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 ended today with the most impressive numbers yet.
14 June 2012 - Humble Indie Bundle V - 78 Comments
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
With one week left to go, the latest Humble Indie Bundle continues selling at a record pace.
9 June 2012 - Bang - 24 Comments
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Starting one week from today is E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo. Will there be some exciting Linux gaming news to share from some of the leading game companies?
29 May 2012 - It's Coming - 13 Comments
The native Linux support for the Wolfire Overgrowth game has finally arrived.
28 May 2012 - It's Here - 7 Comments
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