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The August numbers for Valve's Steam Hardware/Software Survey indicate a possible drop in Steam Linux usage as the overall percentage of Linux gamers using this digital distribution platform hovers just around 1.0%.
7 September 2014 - August Numbers - 52 Comments
Sony has open-sourced "LevelEditor", a level editing application for game levels that can be adapted to work with any game engine and uses a nice WYSIWYG interface.
3 September 2014 - LevelEditor - 17 Comments
Borderlands 2, an action role-playing game mixed with first-person shooter elements is coming to Linux. Borderlands 2 has been out for Windows gamers for nearly two years while now it's finally getting ready to meet Linux and SteamOS gamers.
2 September 2014 - Borderlands 2 - 19 Comments
Just over three months after the release of the troubled Witcher 2 Linux port, it seems The Witcher 2's performance is finally getting into decent shape after numerous optimizations and bug-fixes.
2 September 2014 - The Witcher 2 - 20 Comments
Metro Redux is on its way to Linux and it will require Linux gamers have OpenGL 4.x core support. For now this means that right off the bat the open-source Mesa/Gallium3D drivers are off-limits for the time being.
29 August 2014 - Metro Redux - 26 Comments
The Metro 2033 Redux game was released yesterday to US gamers and while we've known a Linux port was in the works it looks like its release isn't too far off.
27 August 2014 - Metro 2033: Redux - 21 Comments
While last year developers on the Company of Heroes 2 game said a Linux port was unlikely, recent Steam activity indicates that a Linux port is likely in the works.
27 August 2014 - Company of Heroes 2 - 5 Comments
The ioquake3 open-source game engine derived from the id Tech 3 code-base is working to finally switch over to using SDL2 and ditching the old SDL 1.2 support.
26 August 2014 - ioquake3 - 19 Comments
The Leadwerks Game Engine has officially launched on Steam for Linux.
25 August 2014 - Leadwerks - 13 Comments
Robocraft, a game described as "Minecraft Meets World of Tanks", will soon be released on Steam for Linux.
22 August 2014 - Robocraft - 5 Comments
There's another high-profile game that's looking to come to Linux.
22 August 2014 - The Vanishing of Ethan Carter - 1 Comment
Brian Fargo's Wasteland 2 game that's the successor to the original Wasteland from two decades ago now has an official release date...
19 August 2014 - Wasteland 2 - 7 Comments
Dead Island is a action role-playing game developed by Techland for all major platforms and is based on a zombie-infested open world island. There's been talk of a potential Linux port and it looks like it might finally be materializing for Linux gamers.
19 August 2014 - Dead Island - 14 Comments
The Humble Jumbo Bundle 2 was just announced with "$210 worth of awesome games" that can be found on Steam, but before Linux gamers get too excited, they're mostly left in the dust.
19 August 2014 - Humble Indie Bundle - 45 Comments
Earlier this week I wrote about The Witcher 2 Linux port being updated with performance improvements and now just a few days later is yet another beta with the performance continuing to be optimized in order to rectify the sour launch of Witcher 2 on Linux.
14 August 2014 - Witcher 2 - 23 Comments
Leszek Godlewski, the developer that presented this week at GDC Europe on advanced Linux game programming, just shared that Darksiders 2 will be coming to Linux.
14 August 2014 - Darksiders 2 - 9 Comments
Besides SIGGRAPH going on right now in Vancouver, Canada, over in Cologne, Germany right now is GDC Europe.
13 August 2014 - GDC Europe - 1 Comment
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
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: 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
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