If you are looking for a new Linux-native game title to pick up this weekend and are into WW2 FPS games, Day of Infamy is now available.
For those looking for a free software turn-based strategy game, the open-source Battle for Wesnoth project remains under development.
Similar to Valve offering their collection of games to Mesa developers (as well as Ubuntu/Debian developers), Feral Interactive is now offering their Linux game collection for free to Mesa developers.
Thanks to the work of community UE4 developer Yaakuro, Unreal Engine 4 on Linux with SteamVR support is advancing and can now be used with Vulkan rendering.
Serious Sam Fusion 2017 has rolled out into public beta for Steam Linux gamers.
Star Citizen, the much-anticipated space simulator video game that is the most-funded crowdfunding project ever with more than 39 million dollars pledged, is planning to go Vulkan-only.
It looks like a public beta may be available soon of Serious Fusion 2017 for Serious Sam HD.
As reported earlier, Keith Packard is Valve's latest driver developer hire for bettering the Linux display stack for gaming, and in particular, VR. Keith has now shared a few comments on his new endeavor.
The open-source Godot game engine continues working towards their 3.0 major release.
All of those running ioquake3-powered games are encouraged to update their engine installation as soon as possible.
Progress is being made with running Unreal Engine 4 for VR on Linux with SteamVR.
For those looking to enjoy a new WWII shooter game, Day of Infamy by New World Interactive is leaving Steam's Early Access later this month.
For fans of the Ada programming language, id Tech 4 / Doom 3 is being rewritten by an open-source enthusiast in this structured, statically-typed language.
Croteam has pushed yet more Vulkan improvements into The Talos Principle as they prepare to bring Vulkan and Linux support to their other titles this year.
Unity Technologies had their keynote this morning at GDC 2017 where they talked about the plans for their game engine this year.
Serious Sam VR: The First Encounter has been put into public beta today by Croteam for those interested in Linux VR gaming.
With the competitive RadeonSI vs. NVIDIA performance for HITMAN on Linux there have been some Premium reader requests for also taking a look at the CPU/RAM usage and other vitals while running this latest Feral game port on the different GPUs/drivers.
Castle Game Engine is yet another open-source cross-platform game engine. What separates this game engine from others is that interestingly it's written in Object Pascal.
The Unvanquished open-source first person shooter game had been very promising and issuing monthly alpha releases all the way up to 48 alpha versions while they ended that one year ago without any new releases. The project is still ongoing and they are preparing for a great 2017.
With today's release of HITMAN for Linux it's exciting not only because there are signs of possible Vulkan support but also because Feral Interactive backed this game with launch-day RadeonSI support.
Croteam issued a new build of Serious Sam VR: The First Encounter today and there is now VR support on Linux, pending an updated SteamVR for Linux.
HITMAN: The Complete First Season is now available for Linux.
Epic Games announced the release this morning of Unreal Engine 4.15.
I was very surprised to find out that I was able to get Intel HD Graphics working with Aspyr Media's latest Linux game port, Civilization VI. Here are some benchmark results.
The Linux port of Civilization VI by Aspyr Media has finally been released.
Feral announced earlier this week they are releasing HITMAN for Linux while today they have just published the system requirements for the Linux port.
Croteam is working on a "Serious Fusion 2017 update" that for ALL of their games will feature Linux/SteamOS/OSX support along with Vulkan support, among other improvements.
Civilization VI and DiRT Rally were recent AAA Linux game announcements and now HITMAN is the latest game receiving a confirmed Linux game port.
When Aspyr Media announced yesterday that Civilization VI is shipping for Linux this week it was confirmed that only NVIDIA graphics are supported by this latest AAA Linux game release. But they later clarified that AMD "works", but with issues. But it doesn't sound too bad.
Unigine Engine 2.4 was made available today by Unigine Corp. This release is exciting because there are a ton of new features and this engine update will be used by the soon-to-be-released Unigine Superposition Benchmark.
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