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Desura Game Client Is Now Open-Source

Desura, the Steam-like game distribution service that came natively to Linux last year, is now open-source.
21 January 2012 - Steam-Like - 20 Comments

Another Unigine-Based Linux Game Soon To Alpha

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.
18 January 2012 - Relics Of Annorath - 6 Comments

Red Eclipse 1.2 Racks Up Many Changes

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.
6 January 2012 - Cube 2 Overhaul - 9 Comments

Ryan "Icculus" Gordon Has Some New Tools

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.
4 January 2012 - Linux Gaming - 9 Comments

Open-Source Versions Of BioWare 3D Game Engines

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.
3 January 2012 - Re-Works - 22 Comments

Alien Arena 7.53 Brings Many Improvements

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.
30 December 2011 - Open-Source Gaming - 1 Comment

Humble Indie Bundle #4 Ends With $2.3M USD

The Humble Indie Bundle #4 has now ended with a record-setting $2.3+ million dollars in revenue.
28 December 2011 - Record-Setting - 2 Comments

Unigine's Powering Another Game, Engine Enhanced

There's some news to pass along today from Unigine Corp.
28 December 2011 - New Updates - 14 Comments

Wargus - Open-Source Warcraft II On Linux

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.
25 December 2011 - Update - 2 Comments

0 A.D. Alpha 8 Game Brings Significant Changes

Wildfire Games has released their eighth alpha release of their 0 A.D. ancient warfare game.
24 December 2011 - New Release - 2 Comments

Humble Indie Bundle #4 Cracks Two Million Dollars

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.
23 December 2011 - Breakage - 4 Comments

CoreBreach On Linux Is Ready, May Go Open-Source

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.
21 December 2011 - Gaming - 16 Comments

Humble Bundle #4 Rakes In $1M USD In One Day

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.
14 December 2011 - Not Bad - 22 Comments

Humble Indie Bundle 4 Just Started

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.
13 December 2011 - New Bundle - 44 Comments

Frozenbyte Delays Trine 2 For Linux Into 2012

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.
7 December 2011 - Trine 2 - 21 Comments

Humble Introversion Bundle Pulls In $778k USD

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.
6 December 2011 - Ended - 6 Comments

What's Going On In The Open-Source Doom 3 World

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.
5 December 2011 - ioDoom 3 - 8 Comments

Three Days Left To The Humble Introversion

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?
3 December 2011 - Bundle - 4 Comments

Welcoming The ioDoom3 Project

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.
23 November 2011 - First - 28 Comments

Doom 3 Source Code Published Under The GPL

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.
22 November 2011 - Open-Source - 19 Comments

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