FlightGear, a leading open-source flight simulator, has hit a major milestone with the release this week of FlightGear 2.6 and the many improvements it brings to free software flying.
Kot In Action, the developers behind the Steel Storm series, has announced the alpha release of their forthcoming Tomes of Mephistopheles title.
The latest Humble Indie Bundle ended earlier this week without much fanfare and less than $1M USD in sales, but there's a new special weekend bundle that's a bit different from the rest... This new bundle lasts for only the weekend (28 hours left) as three teams compete to each make a brand new game in the span of this weekend.
Xonotic, the open-source multi-platform game that succeeded Nexuiz, is finally moving closer to its 1.0 release.
Clive Crous, the new CEO of Linux Game Publishing following the resignation of founder and CEO Michael Simms, has issued a message to Linux gamers concerning the future of LGP.
While id Software may have recently lost its main Linux game developer (Timothee Bessett), they haven't abandoned their open-source ways. This afternoon John Carmack had an interesting tweet.
Besides the Linux Game Publishing shake-up, there's more Linux gaming news to report today: there's a new Humble Indie Bundle. Besides being the usual spiel of being a collection of DRM-free cross-platform games, Android mobile support was added to all of the available games.
There's some news today out of Linux Game Publishing, but it's not about a new game being ported to Linux. Rather, it's an apology from Michael Simms, the CEO of LGP, and to announce his resignation. Linux Game Publishing though isn't going away but a new CEO has been announced.
Timothee Bessett, the id Software developer that was responsible for porting many of id Software's popular games like Doom 3 and Quake 4 to Linux, has resigned from the popular game company.
Desura, the Steam-like game distribution service that came natively to Linux last year, is now open-source.
Relics of Annorath, a game announced last year, is nearing its alpha release. This forthcoming MMORPG game is built atop the Unigine Engine and will feature a native Linux client.
Red Eclipse, a total conversion mod of the "Cube 2" engine, is now at version 1.2 after racking up many changes to this open-source game.
Ryan "Icculus" Gordon doesn't have any new Linux game ports to report on for now, but he does have some announcements concerning some open-source development tools he's been working on recently for some of the Linux ports of the Humble Indie Bundle game titles.
There's open-source development work on re-implementations of BioWare's 3D game engines, principally at this point for the Aurora engine as used by Neverwinter Nights.
Alien Arena, an open-source first person shooter that's often overlooked, is out with their 7.53 release. This version brings many enhancements to the alien-themed game.
The Humble Indie Bundle #4 has now ended with a record-setting $2.3+ million dollars in revenue.
There's some news to pass along today from Unigine Corp.
An update has been released to Wargus, an open-source version of the Warcraft II game that was originally released back in the 90's.
Wildfire Games has released their eighth alpha release of their 0 A.D. ancient warfare game.
The Humble Indie Bundle #4 just crossed the two-million dollar threshold as four days remain to pick-up a collection of multi-platform indie games at whatever price you wish.
More than a month ago I was the first to write about the CoreBreach racing game coming to Linux. Well, there's some more interesting news to deliver today.
The Humble Indie Bundle #4, which just launched yesterday, is off to a really great start. In less than 24 hours this collection of cross-platform indie games has pulled in more than one million dollars.
As suspected, there's a new Humble Indie Bundle in time for Christmas. The "Humble Indie Bundle 4" just got started this afternoon with a collection of new multi-platform, DRM-free games where you can set your own price.
If you were hoping to play Frozenbyte's new game, Trine 2, under Linux this year, you're out of luck. Frozenbyte has announced that the Linux client of Trine 2 has been pushed back into 2012 while the Mac OS X and Windows versions will ship today and the console ports before year's end.
The Humble Introversion Bundle sale ended this afternoon as the two-week period of paying what you want for a collection of cross-platform, DRM-free games. This latest bundle fell just short of 200k sales and generating $800k USD.
It's only been a few weeks since id Software released the Doom 3 source-code (id Tech 4 engine) and the ioDoom 3 project was established, but there's already some interesting work going on for this newly opened GPL game engine.
There's three days left to the Humble Introversion Bundle that offers up a collection of DRM-free, multi-platform games at whatever price you wish, but how is this Linux game sale performing?
Following the release of the Doom 3 source-code last night by id Software under the GNU GPLv3, an "ioDoom3" project has already been formed out of this id Tech 4 engine code.
The Doom 3 source-code -- based upon the id Tech 4 engine -- is now available as open-source software to the gaming community under the GNU GPL license.
Unigine OilRush isn't the only Linux gaming news today, but the Humble Indie Bundle crew has already announced another bundle.
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