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It's time for another monthly development update to the Unvanquished open-source, cross-platform first person shooter.
8 July 2014 - UIs - 2 Comments
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
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
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
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
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
I just noticed Warsow 1.51 was released earlier this month and this open-source first person shooter has some decent changes for being a release coming not too long after the introduction of Warsow 1.5.
23 June 2014 - Warsow 1.51 - 12 Comments
The comical Goat Simulator game is finally in beta for Linux and OS X gamers.
20 June 2014 - Goat Simulator - 20 Comments
Many Linux gamers have written in today with excitement that XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available via Steam on Linux.
19 June 2014 - XCOM: Enemy Unknown - 16 Comments
Rich Geldreich, the former Valve OpenGL developer that left the company and has been publicly expressing the poor OpenGL driver landscape, has another new post out today.
17 June 2014 - OpenGL - 48 Comments
Several Phoronix readers have been writing in with word via a video recording that War Thunder is coming to Linux. War Thunder is an online multiplayer combat game that's currently in open beta for all major (non-Linux) platforms.
16 June 2014 - War Thunder - 3 Comments
While LGP was once the leading source for providing Linux-native games, these days there isn't much to say for them and their web-site remains offline one and a half months after trying to do a server upgrade.
14 June 2014 - LGP - 48 Comments
Ages of Wonders III, a turn-based strategy game released earlier this year by Triumph Studios for Windows will be coming to Linux with a native port.
12 June 2014 - Age of Wonders - 7 Comments
While Crytek's Linux efforts are coming along well with natively supporting CryENGINE on Linux with an OpenGL renderer, they're still in need of more help.
12 June 2014 - CryENGINE - 17 Comments
The latest AAA game shipping for Linux is... Civilization V!
10 June 2014 - Civilization V - 61 Comments
An updated version of the open-source OpenRA engine is out, the project with the goal of being a libre/free real-time strategy project recreating the original Command and Conquer titles.
9 June 2014 - OpenRA - 7 Comments
Valve has funded work by LunarG on a project codenamed "Glassy Mesa" to deliver potential performance improvements on the open-source Mesa graphics driver stack.
7 June 2014 - LunarGLASS - 52 Comments
For anyone firing up Steam today for some weekend gaming, you may notice there's a large advertisement on Steam's main page with a notice that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is coming to SteamOS (Linux).
7 June 2014 - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - 52 Comments
The latest major update to Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4 was released this week and the Linux support has taken another step forward.
7 June 2014 - Unreal Engine 4
Softdisk was the company where John Carmack, John Romero, and Adrian Carmack met and developed games originally before founding id Software. Those original Softdisk game titles are now being open-sourced under the GPL.
6 June 2014 - Softdisk - 15 Comments
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