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Warfork Letting Warsow Live On Under Steam

Going back a decade one of the interesting open-source FPS games of its time was Warsow. Development on Warsow has seemingly been tremulous over the past few years (edit: though the core developer has recently released a new beta) for this Qfusion (Quake 2 code base) engine powered game that started in 2005, but now there is Warfork as a fork of Warsow that is being developed and also available via Steam.

18 August 2019 - Warfork - 7 Comments
Unigine 2.9 Further Enhances Its Stunning Visuals

It's a pity there doesn't seem to be any new adoption of Unigine as a game engine, but this visually impressive platform does continue seeing much success in the area of industrial simulations, professional VR platforms, and related areas. With Unigine 2.9 this Linux-friendly graphics engine is even more stunning.

17 August 2019 - Unigine 2.9 - 10 Comments
Feral's GameMode 1.4 Adds Flatpak Support, Better I/O Optimization Handling

Feral developers released a new version of their GameMode Linux game performance optimization daemon/client this weekend in order to allow this update to land in the upcoming Fedora Workstation 31. GameMode 1.4 offers up many features including new interfaces for allowing better GNOME integration and thus the Fedora interest in seeing this version in their autumn Linux distribution update.

21 July 2019 - GameMode 1.4 - 44 Comments
Godot Engine 4.0 Continues Working Towards Vulkan Support

Godot lead developer Juan Linietsky has been spending much of his time working on porting their open-source game engine to Vulkan for the Godot 4.0 release to follow Godot 3.2. Good progress is being made in getting this increasingly popular game engine rendering with Vulkan.

2 July 2019 - Godot + Vulkan - 24 Comments
Endless Is Now Trying To Teach Kids To Program With Linux Games

Endless Computers, the startup that has been heavy contributors to GNOME among other open-source projects as part of their endeavor for selling low-cost computers in developing countries powered by their own Linux distribution and recently began offering a $299 laptop to teach kids to code is now hoping to motivate more kids to get involved with programming through Linux games.

8 May 2019 - Linux Games To Code - 6 Comments
Unigine 2.8 Brings Better Vegetation, Improved Asynchronous Data Streaming

While there are no major games currently shipping that make use of the Unigine 2 engine, the company appears to be seeing great success in the industrial simulation space as they keep making great strides in features for their cross-platform engine. Unigine 2.8 was released this week as the newest feature release.

5 May 2019 - Unigine 2.8 - 11 Comments

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