Tilesetter seems to be a very handy tool for game developers, allowing you to focus on making the perfect tileset.
Over the last year or two more and more toolkits, debuggers and all sorts of handy applications for developers have expanded their Linux support and now NVIDIA are doing the same with NVIDIA Nsight Graphics 2020.2.
SDL 2 (Simple DirectMedia Layer) is the go-to solution for many developers doing cross-platform work, providing an API to hook into audio, keyboard, mouse, joystick, and graphics hardware across various platforms and a big new release is out.
Creating awesome 2D games can be made quite easy, thanks to tools like GDevelop, the free and open source game engine that has an events-driven system so even beginners can use it.
BeamNG.drive, a very popular and highly rated soft-body physics vehicle simulator looks like it may come to Linux - if they can find a dedicated developer to join their team.
Kenney is well-known for creating high-quality reusable art assets, they've done a huge amount you can buy and quite a lot are also public domain. They're also now doing audio assets!
Aseprite is a useful tool for artists, game developers and anyone interested in pixel art that's been around for nearly two decades and it's highly rated.
With Ray Tracing becoming ever more popular, NVIDIA have written up a technical post on bringing DirectX Ray Tracing to Vulkan to encourage more developers to do it.
LunarG, the software company that Valve sponsors who work on building out the ecosystem for the Vulkan API recently conducted a Vulkan developer survey with the results out now.
Game developer David Wehle, the creator of the third person short exploration adventure The First Tree, is starting up a blog and video series aimed at helping aspiring indie game designers to overcome all the inherent challenges of such an enterprise.
Say hello to GOAT (Godot Open Adventure Template), a new open source project template for Godot Engine aimed at helping developers to create 3D adventure games.
While the state of Virtual/Mixed/Augmented Reality (XR) is constantly in flux and improving all the time, Unity have announced with Unity 2019.3 that their built-in XR support is being deprecated.
3D Buzz was an online learning platform about programming, game development and animation which has now shut down.
Playscii from developer JP LeBreton seems like a sweet open source application, giving you some handy tools for making ASCII art and it also acts as a game engine too.
Do you have strong C language skills and good experience with OpenGL, DirectX and Vulkan? CodeWeavers are still looking to hire Graphics Developers.