Gaming News Archives
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.
22 February 2012 - New Release - 7 Comments
Kot In Action, the developers behind the Steel Storm series, has announced the alpha release of their forthcoming Tomes of Mephistopheles title.
21 February 2012 - New Game - 12 Comments
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.
18 February 2012 - New Bundle - 14 Comments
Xonotic, the open-source multi-platform game that succeeded Nexuiz, is finally moving closer to its 1.0 release.
6 February 2012 - Nexuiz-Successor - 6 Comments
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.
4 February 2012 - Message From The CEO - 43 Comments
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.
31 January 2012 - They Like GitHub - 3 Comments
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.
31 January 2012 - Gaming - 15 Comments
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.
31 January 2012 - LGP Company - 13 Comments
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.
27 January 2012 - Besset - 22 Comments
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
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, 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 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
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, 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
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
There's some news to pass along today from Unigine Corp.
28 December 2011 - New Updates - 14 Comments
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
Wildfire Games has released their eighth alpha release of their 0 A.D. ancient warfare game.
24 December 2011 - New Release - 2 Comments
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
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