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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
Valve's Michael Abrash has shared some additional insight this Friday morning.
8 June 2012 - Do What You Love - 23 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
Here's the latest in the steaming excitement concerning Valve's Source Engine and Steam client coming to Linux.
4 June 2012 - He Says - 72 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
Here's one of the names that many Linux gamers and Phoronix readers should know for his past open-source work, who since the beginning of May has been employed by Valve Software for their Linux enablement efforts.
31 May 2012 - Valve Linux - 21 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
For those curious what OpenGL gaming frame-rates are like if trying to run LLVMpipe on the latest Intel Ivy Bridge processors, here are some numbers.
28 May 2012 - Intel LLVMpipe - 15 Comments
Here's a video of the "Companion Cube" from Valve's Portal video game rendering on Linux.
25 May 2012 - Companion Cube - 9 Comments
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, 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
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
An Electronic Arts representative just finished talking at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Oakland.
9 May 2012 - EA Talks - 39 Comments
The first native Linux games from Electronic Arts are beginning to appear within the Ubuntu Software Center.
8 May 2012 - Disappointing - 29 Comments
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