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Desura Game Client Is Looking To Go Open-Source

Desura, the digital distribution platform for games that is similar to Valve's Steam platform, is looking to have its Linux client open-sourced.
10 November 2011 - Linux Client

More Games Added To Humble Voxatron Offering

At the end of last month a new Humble Indie Bundle was launched, which consisted of only one not-widely-known indie game, but at least it's still pay-what-you-want and multi-platform. With four days to go, more games have been added to this Humble offering.
10 November 2011 - Humble Indie Bundle - 6 Comments

Doom 3 Source Code Is About Ready To Go

It looks like id Software will soon be releasing the source code to their very well known Doom 3 game.
1 November 2011 - It's Here - 27 Comments

Another Single-Game Humble Bundle Deal Launches

Another "Humble Indie Bundle" is now available, but like the last bundle, there's only a single game being offered up. At least it's still multi-platform, DRM-free, and goes under a "pay what you want" model. Another catch is that the new game that forms this bundle is still in an "alpha" state.
31 October 2011 - Scheisse! - 25 Comments

Unigine Announces Plans For Expansion

Unigine Corp is announcing this morning they are expanding in a big way.
27 October 2011 - Details - 5 Comments

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

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