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The RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 game engine 'OpenRCT2' has a new release up

By Liam Dawe,
Ready to jump back into a classic? OpenRCT2, the free and open source game engine for playing RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 on modern systems has a fresh release up.

BStone, a source port for Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold and Planet Strike adds a new OpenGL renderer

By Liam Dawe,
Blake Stone: Aliens of Gold and Blake Stone: Planet Strike, two classics from the 90s have been revived thanks to the BStone open source game engine that continue seeing big updates.

Unity 2020.1 beta is out and they're offering a GeForce RTX 2080 GPU for bug reports

By Liam Dawe,
The Unity team have put out the first Beta for Unity 2020.1 which will form the first of two "TECH stream" releases for this year.

Diablo on Linux levels up again with a new devilutionX release

By Liam Dawe,
Diablo on Linux. Sound familiar? Well, we only just recently talked about Freeablo and now devilutionX has a brand new release made available for this classic.

Freeablo, a modern cross-platform open source game engine for the original Diablo

By Liam Dawe,
Diablo is a classic and it can live on forever thanks to open source. Freeablo is a cross-platform free and open source game engine and it just had a massive update.

Solarus is a free and open source cross-platform game engine for 2D action-RPGs

By Liam Dawe,
Today thanks to a game developer, I was made aware of Solarus. It's a cross-platform free and open source game engine, that's designed for people making 2D action-RPGs.

Free and open source event-driven game engine 'GDevelop' has a new release up

By Liam Dawe,
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.

OpenRA for classic Red Alert and Command & Conquer has a new test build up

By Liam Dawe,
Dune 2000, Red Alert, Command & Conquer - all classics and all playable on Linux with the cross-platform open source OpenRA.

Godot Engine having a code refactor - upcoming Wayland support plus performance improvements

By Liam Dawe,
The team behind Godot Engine continue to push what an open source game engine can do, with a recent big release now behind them work continues towards another with some impressive changes.

Open source modern Caesar III game engine 'Julius' has a fresh release up

By Liam Dawe,
Get ready to build a city with the classic Caesar III, as the developer behind the open source game engine Julius tagged a big new release.

Godot Engine enters new territory with Vulkan API support merged in for the upcoming 4.0 release

By Liam Dawe,
While not actually released yet and not due until later this year with Godot Engine 4.0, the Vulkan parts have now been merged into the main Godot project.

UAlbion is an open source game engine for the 1995 classic RPG 'Albion'

By Liam Dawe,
Yet another classic game is being kept alive on modern systems thanks to open source. UAlbion was pointed out to us recently, as a game engine for Albion the 1995 classic from Blue Byte Studio.

Raze - a new open source fork of EDuke32 backed by GZDoom tech

By Liam Dawe,
Late last month to coincide with the 24th anniversary of Duke Nukem 3D, the EDuke32 fork Raze was announced.

Godot Engine was approved for an Epic MegaGrant

By Liam Dawe,
Some good news to share for the free and open source Godot Engine, as the lead developer Juan Linietsky announced during GodotCon that Epic Games have approved them for an Epic MegaGrant.

OpenRA has a new release for classic Westwood real-time strategy - massive upgrade also in testing

By Liam Dawe,
The team working on OpenRA, the game engine that keeps classic Westwood real-time strategy games alive have pushed out a new release. Plus there's some real exciting advancements coming.
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