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The first beta of the Unigine 2.0 engine for simulation programs and games is now available.
25 February 2015 - Unigine Engine 2 - 1 Comment
Epic Games has today announced the availability of Unreal Engine 4.7, what they call their "biggest release yet" thanks to a number of new features.
24 February 2015 - Unreal Engine 4.7 - 3 Comments
Epic Games has announced today the start of developer grants for Unreal Engine 4 games where they've setup a five million dollar budget for the cause.
19 February 2015 - UE4 Developer Grants - 7 Comments
FlightGear 3.4 was released yesterday as the latest version of this popular open-source flight simulator.
18 February 2015 - FlightGear Flight Simulator - 10 Comments
How could Linux get more game ports and users? An Ubuntu developer is suggesting that Canonical and Red Hat finance the ports.
16 February 2015 - Red Hat + Canonical - 94 Comments
OpenMW, the project attempting to make an open-source engine re-implementation of Elderscrols III: Morrowind, is switching out their rendering engine.
16 February 2015 - OpenSceneGraph - 9 Comments
The developers working on the Linux versions of Metro Last Light Redux and Metro 2033 Redux have released a long-awaited new patch release.
13 February 2015 - Metro Redux Linux Update - 10 Comments
Feral Interactive, a game publisher and developer that historically focused on bringing AAA games to Mac OS X, is now looking to do more Linux game ports.
6 February 2015 - Feral Games On Linux - 20 Comments
The Humble Bundle crew has launched their latest two-week sale of pay-what-you-want games. This newest bundle is the Star Wars Humble Bundle, but for Linux gamers you're left out this round.
3 February 2015 - Star Wars Humble Bundle - 13 Comments
While Steam had some great game deals over the holidays and titles like the Metro Redux games are fresh to Linux, these events didn't do anything to boost the Steam Linux market-share with the reported percentage of Linux gamers contracting slightly during January.
3 February 2015 - 1.09% - 40 Comments
Unvanquished Alpha 36 was released on Sunday with a number of gamer-facing changes while on a technical side it looks like next month's Alpha 37 will be more exciting.
2 February 2015 - Unvanquished Alpha 36
A new beta of the Linux port of The Witcher 2 was released this weekend and it aims to deliver improved performance.
28 January 2015 - The Witcher 2 - 48 Comments
It was brought up today in the forums that it's been three years of having a new LGP CEO while Linux Game Publishing's website remains down for the better part of the year, their web presence is disappearing, and it simply doesn't look like there's a bright 2015 ahead for this one leading provider of games to Linux.
27 January 2015 - Linux Game Publishing - 37 Comments
Dying Light is a survival horror game developed by Techland. Up to now its release later this month has been billed as a Windows / PlayStation 4 / Xbox One title, but it looks now like it will premiere on Steam for Linux / SteamOS... Well, now it's confirmed!
24 January 2015 - Techland Dying Light - 21 Comments
For those looking toward one of the very best open-source first person shooters, Xonotic, it's finally reached version 0.8.
15 January 2015 - Xonotic 0.8 - 21 Comments
While some are pondering the state of SteamOS and Steam Machines rumors, Valve has put out SteamOS Update 153 after being in the Alchemist Beta state for the past week.
14 January 2015 - SteamOS - 15 Comments
In the past few days there's been some progress in benchmarking newer Steam Linux games thanks to support from Valve developers and separate from that was now support for automated benchmarking of Metro Redux (Metro Last Light Redux and Metro 2033 Redux). The Metro Redux test ability led to yesterday's 22-way AMD/NVIDIA GPU comparison for this OpenGL 4 Linux game. The latest excitement? Getting automated tests up and running for Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4!
14 January 2015 - UE4 Linux Tests - 15 Comments
Version 4.2 of the cross-platform C4 Game Engine was released today. The big change of C4 Engine 4.2 is that it gets rid of Linux support after its lead developer has had a very unhappy and difficult experience with Linux.
12 January 2015 - C4 Linux - 256 Comments
I've now managed to get Metro 2033 Redux and Metro Last Light Redux working well for Linux graphics benchmarking!
11 January 2015 - Metro Last Light + Metro 2033 - 21 Comments
With the numerous Linux graphics driver/hardware benchmarks done at Phoronix each week, one of the frequent requests is to use more popular Linux game titles available via Steam than the current selection of Linux game tests and OpenGL tech demos.
10 January 2015 - Gaming - 31 Comments
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