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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

Wasteland 2 Officially Launched Today, Including For Linux Gamers

Besides the Linux release of Tropico 5, also available as of today is the official release of Wasteland 2, which is coming twenty-five years after the release of the original Wasteland.
19 September 2014 - Wasteland 2 - 93 Comments

Tropico 5 Launches On Steam For Linux

As expected, Tropico 5 was released today for Linux gamers.
19 September 2014 - Tropico 5 - 9 Comments

Tropico 5 Being Released For Linux Gamers This Week

There's just two days to go until a new, high quality, non-FPS game is being released for Linux.
17 September 2014 - Tropico 5 - 6 Comments

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