Steam changes in recent days indicate that Final Fantasy XIII-2 may very well be on its way to Linux.
Nearly one year after writing about a new game engine to be open-sourced and its code premiering in February, Godot 1.0 was announced today as the first stable release of this game engine.
It seems that a good number of Linux users who despise systemd as an init manager have a lot of time on their hands... From making websites bashing systemd, forking distributions over their position of using systemd, personal attacks against systemd developers, to writing page after page of forum comments about negative points of systemd. There's now even an anti-systemd game.
Metro 2033 Redux and Metro Last Light Redux launched for Linux yesterday at long last. The Metro Redux titles utilize OpenGL 4.x on Linux and I'm pleased to say they're in (mostly) good shape for automated benchmarking so that we'll be able to run some Phoronix Test Suite sanctioned performance tests of the Metro Redux games on Linux with varying GPUs and drivers.
For Linux gamers that are fans of Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth, the Linux port of the game could arrive as soon as next week.
Metro 2033 Redux and Metro Last Light Redux have finally surfaced for Linux gamers.
The latest update out to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive this week aims to lower the system memory usage for OS X and Linux systems.
As some more good Linux news today, Empire: Total War has officially launched on Steam for Linux gamers.
The last monthly alpha release is out for the year of the popular Unvanquished open-source first person shooter game.
Canonical developers have been successful in getting Valve's popular Dota 2 battle arena game running natively under Mir once modifying the necessary libraries. Well, it's been possible since this summer, but they seem to be re-promoting the accomplishment.
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.
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