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Postal III On Linux Is Kaput For Now

Last week I received a message from Vince Desi, the founder and CEO of Running With Scissors, concerning the Linux client for the soon-to-be-released Postal III game.
17 October 2011 - Not Yet - 58 Comments

Alien Arena 7.52 Brings Significant Game Updates

For those not preoccupied by the Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle games or Unigine OilRush, the open-source Alien Arena 7.52 game has been released just in time for the weekend.
14 October 2011 - New Release - 14 Comments

Humble Synapse Bundle Ends With $1.1M USD

The Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle, whereby gamers can pay what they want for a collection of multi-platform and DRM-free games, has ended this evening. This latest bundle has pulled in over one million dollars from more than two hundred thousand purchases.
12 October 2011 - Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle - 8 Comments

Unigine OilRush On Linux Nears Gold

OilRush, the first game developed in-house by Unigine Corp, the developers of the impressive multi-platform Unigine Engine, is nearing its official release.
12 October 2011 - Gaming - 8 Comments

A New Unigine Engine Demo Coming: Valley

On top of everything else going on at Unigine Corp, the Russian developers of this impressive cross-platform game engine are preparing to release a new Unigine Engine demo. This new demo is dubbed Valley.
6 October 2011 - New Demo - 7 Comments

It's Not All Roses For The Latest Humble Bundle

Last week marked the start of a new Humble Indie Bundle, but there isn't as much interest among gamers this time around.
6 October 2011 - Synapse Bundle - 29 Comments

Rage Linux Port Is Not Likely Until 2012

The much anticipated Rage video game was released yesterday by id Software as the inaugural title on their next-generation id Tech 5 engine. Unfortunately, as expected, this first-person shooter mixed with racing game was released without a native Linux client at launch.
5 October 2011 - Delayed - 155 Comments

Unigine Corp Tries To Lure Indie Game Developers

Unigine Corp has updated its advanced multi-platform game engine. The Russian-based company has also announced an initiative to try to pull in more indie game developers into using this game engine for future titles.
5 October 2011 - Discount - 15 Comments

There's A New Humble Indie Bundle

There's a new Humble Indie Bundle that launched yesterday. This time around the two-week pay-what-you-want sale is just for a single game: Frozen Synapse. Though if you pay more than the current average price, you get the Frozenbyte games bundled in too.
29 September 2011 - Frozen Synapse - 17 Comments

Desura Game Platform Goes Into Beta On Linux

The Desura Game Client, which is a similar service to Valve's Steam game distribution platform for e-delivery, is now in beta on Linux.
21 September 2011 - New Release - 14 Comments

0 A.D. Alpha 7 Released With Dynamic Territory

For those into open-source real-time strategy games, there's a new alpha release of the growingly-popular 0 A.D. game.
18 September 2011 - New Release - 1 Comment

Unigine Improves Multi-Monitor, Stereo 3D Gaming

The Russian developers at Unigine Corp continue to enhance their cross-platform game engine while still prepping to ship their inaugural OilRush game to Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and PlayStation. The latest update to their game engine brings some interesting changes.
13 September 2011 - Game Engine - 3 Comments

Nemesys Is Porting Their Games To Linux

Nemesys, a game studio run out of Budapest, is porting their game titles to Linux. The studio's current titles include Fortix 2, A.C.S, and Ignite. Nemesys Ignite, in particular, is a very promising racing game that will surely roar things up for Linux.
6 September 2011 - Interesting - 19 Comments

Roccat Linux Support Keeps Coming

Roccat, the European manufacturer of various gaming peripherals like keyboards and mice, actually has rather good Linux support for their hardware.
5 September 2011 - Hardware - 19 Comments

Another Studio Is Working On A Unigine-Based Game

Unigine Corp announced yesterday they have a new licensee for their Unigine Engine. The latest game studio to license this visually impressive multi-platform game engine -- with first-rate Linux support -- is BlueGiant Interactive. BlueGiant is developing a real-time strategy game using the Unigine Engine.
31 August 2011 - Hopeful Linux Support - 17 Comments

New Footage Of CS: Global Offensive

For those following Phoronix for gaming news rather than Linux graphics driver information and other hardware topics, there's some new footage of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to watch.
26 August 2011 - Weekend Fun - 19 Comments

FlightGear 2.4.0 Brings Many Changes

FlightGear, the leading open-source flight simulator, is out with a new major release. FlightGear 2.4.0 brings many changes in an overhaul of this free software application over the past year and a half.
18 August 2011 - Flight Simulator - 5 Comments

Humble Indie Bundle #3 Does More Than Two Million Dollars

With still twelve hours to go in the two-week sale of a collection of DRM-free multi-platform games, the third Humble Indie Bundle has pulled in more than two million US dollars. As of right now, the gross amount is $2,038,931.51 from 351,251 transactions, which is a new record for the project.
9 August 2011 - Congratulations - 7 Comments

Ryan Gordon Criticizes Open-Source Drivers Again

There's just one and a half days left to the Humble Indie Bundle #3, but in less than two weeks the game offering has already grossed nearly $1.9M USD. Recently the developers behind these indie games had allowed the community to ask them questions on Reddit about their work. Ryan "Icculus" Gordon was one of the developers responding and he had provided some interesting comments.
8 August 2011 - Open-Source GPU Graphics - 118 Comments

Ryan Gordon Ports HGE To Linux, Then Releases Code

Ryan Gordon has just written on the Wolfire blog about porting the HGE engine to Linux and Mac OS X operating systems.
7 August 2011 - HGE-Unix - 11 Comments

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