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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

One Week To E3 Expo - Linux Gaming News?

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

Wolfire Overgrowth Game Makes Its Linux Debut

The native Linux support for the Wolfire Overgrowth game has finally arrived.
28 May 2012 - It's Here - 7 Comments

LLVMpipe Still Doesn't Work For Linux Gaming

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

The Portal Cube Shown On Open-Source Linux

Here's a video of the "Companion Cube" from Valve's Portal video game rendering on Linux.
25 May 2012 - Companion Cube - 9 Comments

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

EA Talks About Gaming At UDS: It's Boring

An Electronic Arts representative just finished talking at the Ubuntu Developer Summit in Oakland.
9 May 2012 - EA Talks - 39 Comments

EA Begins Their (Sad) Ubuntu Game Push

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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