Version 5.0 of the open-source Dolphin Emulator for playing Nintendo GameCube and Wii games on Windows/Linux/OSX is now available.
The first release candidate is out today of the SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 open-source racing game inspired by Mario Kart.
Developers behind the Unity Game Engine have announced the 2D Experimental Preview with new features.
For those wanting to play The Talos Principle this weekend, Croteam has released a significant update to the game.
It's looking quite possible like Hitman 2016 will be released for Linux.
The cross-platform GLFW library that provides an API similar to SDL for abstracting out differences in window creation, contexts, inputs/events, and more, is now up to version 3.2.
The Mir back-end inside SDL2 now has support for the relative mouse mode as is important for some games.
Shadow of Mordor is a beautiful game on Linux, but quite demanding on the hardware. Here's how it performs with Linux.
There are more than four times as many Linux games available today as there were two years ago.
A few days back I wrote about the Steam Link being just $35 USD for your streaming Linux gaming needs via Valve's platform. Now, Amazon is finally listing the Steam Controller at $35 USD as well.
After more than three years in development, version 3.0 of the Lightweight Java Game Library (LWJGL) is now available. LWJGL is an open-source Java library for helping game developers but can also be used by other application developers for accessing other functionality that otherwise isn't offered by the Java API.
The latest version of Unreal Engine 4 is now available to game developers.
RetroArch has announced their first release of the Mednafen/Beetle PSX HW PlayStation emulator for Linux and other operating systems.
The Linux 4.7 kernel is going to include out-of-the-box support for Microsoft's Xbox One Elite Controller.
Feral Interactive has made the Linux port of the F1 2015 Formula One racing game available now via the Steam Store and their own Feral Store.
Earlier this month we learned of a new game coming that's powered by Unigine after first the developers were looking to make use of Unreal Engine 4. We've already confirmed there will be a Linux port of this Unigine-powered MMORPG and this week the developers published the first screenshots.
Not only is Feral expected to launch today F1 2015 for Linux but they've also put out a hefty update to Tomb Raider.
The Linux and OS X builds of Valve's Counter-Strike: Global Offensive are finally 64-bit!
Feral Interactive just announced via Twitter that F1 2015 will be released for Linux this week.
It looks like in the past few days Crytek has made their CryENGINE game engine available via GitHub,
There is OpenMW as a re-implementation of Morrowind, OpenRA as a re-implementation of Command and Conquer, and many other open-source game projects out there seeking to be free engine re-implementation of popular classic games. The latest of these projects is OpenRW, a re-implementation of Grand Theft Auto III.
It has taken longer than anticipated, but it looks like Valve will be releasing Dota 2 with Vulkan API renderer support within the next week.
As anticipated, Frozenbyte released their newest game today, Shadwen, and there's day-one Linux support.
For fans of Sid Meier, Civilization VI was announced today and there's already confirmation of Linux support.
A Unity developer leading the Engineering Tools team at Unity Technologies has been working on porting the game engine to SDL in order to make it portable to Mir and Wayland.
For those into simulation/strategy games, Paradox released Stellaris today with same-day Linux support.
Frozenbyte's latest title, Shadwen, will be launching in just under two weeks with Linux support.
Unigine 2 has looked like a real beauty at least from screenshots, but sadly there hasn't been any tech demo / benchmark releases off it yet nor any major games to talk about using this updated engine. Fortunately, that's now changing.
It's been a while since last hearing anything about the DragonBox Pyra as an open-source gaming handheld system and successor to OpenPandora, but that changed this weekend with the launch of pre-orders for this Linux-powered device.
As a quick follow-up to this morning's news about Tomb Raider coming for Linux today, the game is now officially available.
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