As a follow up to yesterday's Phoronix article about BioShock Infinite looking like its headed to Linux, it's now been confirmed by 2K Games.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The November 2014 survey results are now out from the Steam Survey that show the current Linux gaming market-share.
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.
Unigine 2 remains under active development.
The Linux version of Civilization: Beyond Earth is still in the process of being ported to Linux.
Running With Scissors has announced that they are developing POSTAL: REDUX as a re-done version of Postal 1.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition was released this week for Linux at the same time as the Windows, OS X, and Android releases.
OpenMW 0.33.0 is out to offer the latest of this open-source project striving to reimplement Elderscrolls III: Morrowind as open-source.
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.
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.
Aspyr Media has written a blog update concerning the state of the OS X and Linux port of Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth.
Miguel de Icaza has announced Mono for the Unreal Engine 4 today.
Epic Games released Unreal Engine 4.5 yesterday and the improvements are looking great for this Linux friendly game engine.
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.
The seventeenth alpha release is now out for the very promising 0 A.D. open-source real time strategy game.
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.
The promising Unvanquished open-source game is out with its monthly alpha update.
A new (well, actually old for Windows gamers, it was released there in 2011) is now available for Steam on Linux gamers.
The Steam hardware/software survey results are out for the trailing month... Linux usage saw a 0.1% rise.
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.
Five months ago today was when LGP was planning a server migration with minimal downtime, while to this day they've yet to return.
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