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The Witcher 2 Should Now Be Offering Faster Performance

The Witcher 2 was released for Linux earlier this year but the quality of the initial Linux port was very troubling. Since then, the developers have been working to improve the Linux version of The Witcher 2 ahead of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
11 August 2014 - Witcher 2 - 30 Comments

Stunt Rally 2.4 Brings New Open-Source Racing Fun

A new release of Stunt Rally is out, an open-source racing game powered by VDrift with Bullet physics and uses OGRE for rendering.
11 August 2014 - Stunt Rally 2.4 - 4 Comments

Metro Redux Is Looking Fantastic

Metro: Last Light on Linux has been amazing penguin gamers with the visual clarity and AAA game-play. Since May we've been excited over 4A Games working on a "Redux" game with Linux support. Metro Redux incorporates Metro: 2033 and Metro: Last Light and should be another amazing hit for Linux gamers later this year.
9 August 2014 - Metro Redux - 7 Comments

Unvanquished Alpha 30 Has Vertex Data Optimizations, In-Game Improvements

The 30th monthly alpha release to the promising Unvanquished open-source first person shooter is now available.
5 August 2014 - Unvanquished 30 - 3 Comments

Unreal Tournament Looks Great For Team Deathmatch

Another day, another exciting video for the new Unreal Tournament gets released by Epic Games, with Linux gamers viewing in excitement as it's been years since an Unreal release for Linux.
30 July 2014 - UT DM - 7 Comments

Age Of Wonders III Is Still Being Ported To Linux

The Age of Wonders III turn-based strategy game that was released back in March is still in the process of being ported to Linux and OS X. Developers are hopeful this well-received game will be released for the non-Windows platforms later this year.
28 July 2014 - AOW3 - 7 Comments

A New Video Has Us Real Excited About The New UT For Linux

Epic Games has posted another video about their upcoming free Unreal Tournament game that is natively supporting Linux.
25 July 2014 - Unreal Tournament - 25 Comments

GOG.com Officially Starts Rolling Out Linux Games

GOG.com has officially started rolling out their Linux support and the first batch of Linux-compatible, DRM-free games are available today.
24 July 2014 - GOG - 31 Comments

Unigine Develops City Traffic System, A Driving Simulator

While the Unigine Engine sadly hasn't fully rode the Linux gaming wave with there still being very few games powered by this visually stunning engine that has supported Linux for many years, they are at least finding commercial success in other areas -- namely around simulation and industrial licenses. One of the company's recent endeavors is with a driving simulator.
23 July 2014 - Unigine Engine - 2 Comments

Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Beta Update Now Uses SDL2

A new beta update to Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition is now out.
20 July 2014 - DN3D Megaton - 2 Comments

Leadwerks: Blender Exporter, Steam For Linux Coming

There's another update out for the Leadwerks Game Engine on Linux.
19 July 2014 - Leadwerks - 3 Comments

OpenMW 0.31 Has A Ton Of Changes

For fans of Elderscrolls III: Morrowind, the open-source re-make of it done by the community is out with a new version. The OpenMW 0.31 release has many smaller features and tons of fixes for this engine re-implementation.
17 July 2014 - Open Morrow Wind - 1 Comment

Darksiders Has Been Ported To Linux

Leszek Godlewski of Nordic Games has shared that he's ported the Darksiders game to Linux.
12 July 2014 - Darksiders - 79 Comments

The Witcher 2 Works On Beta Improvements

Back in May The Witcher 2 was released for Linux but the quality of this Linux game port was extremely bad and problematic for many Linux gamers due to slow performance and other issues. Fortunately, it looks like some of the problems at least may be addressed as a new open beta is beginning for the Linux version of The Witcher 2.
10 July 2014 - Witcher 2 - 30 Comments

Unvanquished Alpha 29 Makes Use Of libRocket

It's time for another monthly development update to the Unvanquished open-source, cross-platform first person shooter.
8 July 2014 - UIs - 2 Comments

A Variety Of Unreal Engine 4 Linux Demos Are Now Available

Linux developers and fans of Unreal Engine 4 have started offering compiled builds of several UE4 tech demos and some simple games for 64-bit Linux.
7 July 2014 - UE4 - 31 Comments

Oculus Acquires RakNet Middleware & Open-Sources It

At the same time as announcing Oculus Connect, a new developer conference for the popular virtual reality gaming device, Oculus has shared they have acquired RakNet and open-sourced the software.
7 July 2014 - Oculus VR - 9 Comments

Two Months & Counting, LGP Remains Offline

At the end of April LGP was migrating servers and expected to "keep downtime to an absolute minimum" while more than two months later the once leading Linux game publishing company remains offline.
5 July 2014 - LGP - 7 Comments

Speed Dreams 2.1 Is Planned For Release Next Week

The Speed Dreams open-source racing game forked from TORCS is planning for their next major release in the days ahead.
2 July 2014 - Speed Dreams - 1 Comment

Steam Linux Usage Was Up Slightly In June

With the start of a new month brings our monthly recap and it also brings Valve's updated Steam hardware/software survey numbers.
2 July 2014 - June 2014 - 19 Comments

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