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Dota 2 In H1'2015 Will Receive Major Engine Update

While there's been signs for months that within Valve's Dota 2 game that it's transitioning from the Source Engine to Source Engine 2, it looks like Valve's next-generation game engine will be fully utilized within this multiplayer online battle arena game in 2015.
5 December 2014 - Source Engine 2 - 7 Comments

Signs Of Other High Profile Games Coming To Linux

Besides today's exciting news for Linux gamers that it looks like BioShock Infinite is being ported to Linux, there's also several other interesting Steam game updates indicating Linux porting activity.
5 December 2014 - Linux Game Ports - 14 Comments

AMD & Intel Work Hard To Fix Linux Driver Issues For Civilization: Beyond Earth

Earlier this week I wrote about Aspyr Media running into severe issues with the AMD and Intel Linux GPU drivers in terms of bad rendering with the Civilization: Beyond Earth game they've been porting to Linux. The good news is that Intel and AMD are now involved and working to get these issues resolved.
5 December 2014 - Buggy Drivers - 36 Comments

BioShock Infinite Looks Like It Might Be Coming To Linux: Steam Changes

The BioShock Infinite first person shooter game released last year for Windows and was trailed by an OS X port looks like it is being ported to Linux.
5 December 2014 - BioShock Infinite - 32 Comments

Civilization: Beyond Earth Likely To Drop Intel/AMD Linux Support

While many Linux gamers are waiting for Civilization: Beyond Earth to premiere for Linux, if you're an ATI/AMD or Intel Linux graphics driver user you might be out of luck.
3 December 2014 - Civilization: Beyond Earth - 114 Comments

Steam Linux Gaming Usage Remains Just Above 1.1%

The November 2014 survey results are now out from the Steam Survey that show the current Linux gaming market-share.
3 December 2014 - Steam Linux Gaming - 22 Comments

GCW Zero Starts Seeing New Game Releases

The Kickstarter-funded GCW Zero open-source gaming handheld console is finally starting to see more games out there for those that backed the device last year.
25 November 2014 - GCW Zero - 10 Comments

Unigine 2.0 Alpha 2 Adds C# Support

Unigine 2 remains under active development.
20 November 2014 - Unigine 2.0 - 4 Comments

Linux Version Of Civilization: Beyond Earth Still Coming Along

The Linux version of Civilization: Beyond Earth is still in the process of being ported to Linux.
20 November 2014 - Porting - 14 Comments

Postal Game Being Redone As POSTAL: REDUX With Linux Support

Running With Scissors has announced that they are developing POSTAL: REDUX as a re-done version of Postal 1.
16 November 2014 - POSTAL: REDUX - 12 Comments

Rich Geldreich On The State Of Linux Gaming

Rich Geldreich, the former Valve developer who did a lot of work on the VOGL OpenGL debugger before leaving the game company, and has been critical of OpenGL and its drivers, has written a new post on the state of Linux gaming.
10 November 2014 - Geldreich - 119 Comments

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

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