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Unvanquished Alpha 26 Improves Rendering & Graphics

The latest monthly development release of the open-source Unvanquished first-person shooter is now available.
7 April 2014 - Unvanquished

Steam On Linux Use Reported At About 1.2%

Valve has updated their monthly statistics for operating system use and other system attributes via their Steam Hardware Survey.
7 April 2014 - Steam on Linux - 20 Comments

Recommendations For Porting Your Game To Linux

Leszek Godlewski, the developer that ported Painkiller to Linux and previously talked about lessons in porting games to Linux (plus more), he's now out with an article covering other recommendations for potential Linux game developers.
6 April 2014 - Linux Gaming - 7 Comments

HL2-Based GoldenEye: Source Gets Open-Sourced

For those Linux gamers that want to reminisce over the fond days of GoldenEye 007 from two decades ago on the Nintendo 64, it will hopefully be easier going forward. GoldenEye: Source has gone open-source.
5 April 2014 - GoldenEye - 18 Comments

Epic Games Loves Linux, Rolls Out UE4 Linux/SteamOS Support

One month after releasing Unreal Engine 4 and talking about Unreal Engine 4 Linux support, Epic Games released Unreal Engine 4.1 preview today and it's paired with first-rate Linux support.
3 April 2014 - Unreal Engine 4 - 26 Comments

Star Conflict Takes Off On Linux

A few days ago I wrote about the Star Conflict game coming to Linux and as of today this space adventure game is officially available on Steam for Linux.
2 April 2014 - Star Conflict - 12 Comments

Humble Indie Bundle 9 For PC & Android

The latest Humble Indie Bundle is now available for both PCs and Android systems.
1 April 2014 - Humble Bundle - 3 Comments

Linux Game Publishing Remains Dormant

While Linux gaming keeps taking off left and right, one of the longest-standing organizations that's been involved with Linux game porting and distribution for more than one decade is still apparently doing nothing and increasingly becoming irrelevant, especially as more game studios pickup their own Linux development capabilities.
1 April 2014 - LGP - 7 Comments

Star Conflict Is Soon Landing On Linux

The 2013 Star Conflict game will soon be appearing on Steam for Linux.
1 April 2014 - Star Conflict - 3 Comments

Warsow 1.4 Release Candidate Adds Game Improvements

The latest test version of the Qfusion-powered Warsow open-source first person shooter is now available.
30 March 2014 - Warsow - 2 Comments

Natural Selection 2 Open-Sources Its HLSL To GLSL Converter

Following in the steps of Valve's kind actions towards open-sourcing some components that can help out game developers in going from Windows to Linux support (and Direct3D to OpenGL), the code used by the Natural Selection 2 game to translate from Microsoft HLSL to OpenGL GLSL shaders has been opened up.
28 March 2014 - HLSL To GLSL - 9 Comments

Unigine Rolls Out More Engine Updates, Ends DX9-Era Support

Our friends at Unigine Corp have rolled out another major revision to their cross-platform Unigine Engine. Unigine Engine hasn't seen too much use in PC gaming recently but they're still going strong within the simulation space. These latest round of updates advance their visually-amazing engine even more.
25 March 2014 - Unigine Engine - 4 Comments

Recapping The Linux News From GDC 2014

Here was the major news last week from the Game Developer's Conference in San Francisco as is relevant to Linux gamers.
23 March 2014 - GDC - 6 Comments

Linux Wasn't Too Popular At GDC 2014

While there were several Linux gaming announcements this week -- including CRYENGINE on Linux and Unreal Engine 4 on Linux -- Linux was rarely seen at GDC 2014 aside from Android gaming devices.
21 March 2014 - GDC - 29 Comments

Ubisoft Is "Formulating A Linux Game Plan"

When at the Game Developer's Conference one of the leading questions from Phoronix readers via our forum was to find out about any Linux plans by Ubisoft.
21 March 2014 - Ubisoft - 50 Comments

Details On Crytek's CRYENGINE Linux Engine Port

One of the big announcements this week at GDC was Crytek finally announcing CRYENGINE on Linux. The visually impressive CRYENGINE that powers many popular titles will be natively available on Linux. I spoke with a lead Crytek Linux developer at the Game Developer's Conference about their great engine on Linux.
21 March 2014 - CRYENGINE - 20 Comments

It's Time To Ask Your Linux Gaming Questions For GDC

It's been one heck of a week already for Linux gamers with so many pro-Linux announcements during the Game Developer's Conference in San Francisco, but now it's time to get more of your Linux questions answered.
20 March 2014 - GDC 2014 - 30 Comments

Crytek Announces "EaaS" For Indie Game Developers

The latest exciting announcement for gamers and game developers out of this week's GDC is word of Crytek starting an "Engine-as-a-Service" program.
19 March 2014 - CryEngine - 20 Comments

The Witcher 2 Might Be Out For Linux Real Soon

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, while first released for Windows gamers in 2011, might see its release in the very near future for Linux gamers.
19 March 2014 - Witcher 2 - 49 Comments

Unreal Engine 4 Released, Source Code For $19 + Linux Support

The latest announcement out of this week's Game Developer's Conference (GDC) in San Francisco is that Epic Games has made Unreal Engine 4 publicly available! Not only is the engine available today, but licensing starts out much cheaper than with earlier versions of the Unreal Engine... For just $19 USD per month, you can get access to the UE4 engine code-base. UE4 is also Linux compatible.
19 March 2014 - Unreal Engine 4 - 33 Comments

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