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War Thunder Combat Game Strikes Linux Gamers

Back in June we wrote about the War Thunder MMO game coming to Linux and today -- on the second anniversary of Steam for Linux -- the game has publicly surfaced for gamers. This war combat game is free-to-play while still being in its beta state.
6 November 2014 - War Thunder - 27 Comments

Desura Steam On Linux Alternative Gets Acquired

Desura, the digital distribution platform that's similar in nature to Valve's Steam client and is popular with indie game studios, has been sold off by Linden Labs.
5 November 2014 - Bad Juju Games - 10 Comments

Unvanquished Alpha 33 Works On Soft Particles & New Maps

The latest monthly development release of the Unvanquished game is now available. This is now the thirty-third alpha release for the project while it's not expected to reach beta until at least next year.
3 November 2014 - Tremulous - 2 Comments

Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition Is Out For Linux

Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition was released this week for Linux at the same time as the Windows, OS X, and Android releases.
2 November 2014 - Icewind Dale: EE - 26 Comments

OpenMW 0.33 Re-Implements More Of Morrowind

OpenMW 0.33.0 is out to offer the latest of this open-source project striving to reimplement Elderscrolls III: Morrowind as open-source.
29 October 2014 - Morrowind - 7 Comments

Humble Indie Bundle 13 Arrives For Halloween

The Halloween-themed Humble Indie Bundle 13 is now available for the next two weeks where you can pay-what-you want for a collection of cross-platform royalty-free games.
28 October 2014 - HIB #13 - 4 Comments

Openage: Making Age of Empires II Open-Source

Like Xoreos, GemRB, and OpenMW that seek to remake popular proprietary games/engines as open-source, Openage is another such project and it's seeking to free the once popular Age of Empires II game.
28 October 2014 - Openage - 13 Comments

Civilization: Beyond Earth Overcoming Linux GPU Driver Problems

Aspyr Media has written a blog update concerning the state of the OS X and Linux port of Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth.
27 October 2014 - Civilization: Beyond Earth - 61 Comments

Mono Brings C# To The Unreal Engine 4

Miguel de Icaza has announced Mono for the Unreal Engine 4 today.
23 October 2014 - Unreal - 12 Comments

Unreal Engine 4.5 Is Looking Fantastic

Epic Games released Unreal Engine 4.5 yesterday and the improvements are looking great for this Linux friendly game engine.
15 October 2014 - Unreal Engine 4.5 - 15 Comments

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Released For Linux

Two weeks after Borderlands 2 came to Linux, today marks the official debut of Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and it's just not coming out for Windows but Linux too.
14 October 2014 - Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel - 23 Comments

0 A.D. Alpha 17 Quercus Advances Open-Source RTS Gaming

The seventeenth alpha release is now out for the very promising 0 A.D. open-source real time strategy game.
12 October 2014 - 0 A.D. - 10 Comments

Unigine 2.0 Is In Alpha With Many Changes & OpenGL 4.5 Support

Unigine Corp has revealed today that Unigine 2.0 has been under development for about one year and with this major revision to their technologically-amazing but seldom adopted engine is OpenGL 4.5 rendering support and other changes.
9 October 2014 - Unigine 2.0 - 13 Comments

Unvanquished Alpha 32 Has Renderer Fixes, New Rifle Model

The promising Unvanquished open-source game is out with its monthly alpha update.
6 October 2014 - Unvanquished Alpha 32 - 2 Comments

Stronghold 3 Now Available For Steam On Linux

A new (well, actually old for Windows gamers, it was released there in 2011) is now available for Steam on Linux gamers.
5 October 2014 - Stronghold 3 - 8 Comments

Steam Linux Usage Rose 0.1% During September

The Steam hardware/software survey results are out for the trailing month... Linux usage saw a 0.1% rise.
2 October 2014 - Steam On Linux - 28 Comments

Borderlands 2 Launches On Steam For Linux

Borderlands 2 is available today as the newest action RPG / first person shooter on Linux. Borderlands 2 -- a game powered by a modified Unreal Engine 3 -- is now available natively via a port done by Aspyr Media.
30 September 2014 - Borderlans - 80 Comments

5 Months After Migrating Servers, Linux Game Publishing Remains Knocked Out

Five months ago today was when LGP was planning a server migration with minimal downtime, while to this day they've yet to return.
29 September 2014 - LGP - 7 Comments

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Starts Rolling Out To Linux Users

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is now appearing on Steam for Linux!
22 September 2014 - CS: GO - 44 Comments

AntiMicro 2.6 Yields Greater Compatibility For Gamepads On Linux

Released this week was a new update to AntiMicro, the GUI program for mapping keyboard keys and mouse controls to a gamepad, which is useful for games without any gamepad (or inadequate) support.
20 September 2014 - AntiMicro - 6 Comments

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