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Julius, the open source re-implementation of Caesar III has a new major release

By Liam Dawe,
Caesar III continues to live on and get improvements on modern systems thanks to open source, with the Julius game engine continuing to mature.

Godot 3.2.4 has a first beta with 2D batching for GLES3

By Liam Dawe,
Despite the small version bump, Godot 3.2.4 will be quite big release for game developers wanting to squeeze out some more performance.

Godot Engine to get improved Linux support in the upcoming Godot 4 release

By Liam Dawe,
While the free and open source game engine Godot Engine already has Linux support, for both exported games and the full editor, it's set to get even better in Godot 4.0.

The Elder Scrolls: Arena open source game engine OpenTESArena advances on

By Liam Dawe,
More classics continuing to live on?! Yes please, thanks to the power of open source and dedicated fans The Elder Scrolls: Arena has a modern game engine that continues maturing.

Play the classic Diablo on Linux with a huge new release of DevilutionX

By Liam Dawe,
Diablo is something of a classic and it lives on thanks to the public domain game engine DevilutionX.

ScummVM to merge in ResidualVM, adding support for a number of 3D titles

By Liam Dawe,
While the ScummVM project was originally meant to cover 2D classics, ResidualVM was the companion project for 3D games and now they're going to combine into ScummVM.

Godot Engine pulls in another full-time developer to work on web infrastructure

By Liam Dawe,
Sounds like things continue going well for Godot Engine, as a free and open source game engine it's made huge leaps over the last year and they're pulling in more developers.

Cosmic Frontier: Override now has its open source Kestrel Game Engine online

By Liam Dawe,
Cosmic Frontier: Override is the upcoming remaster of the classic Escape Velocity Override, and just as the team behind it promised during the Kickstarter - the game engine is now open source.

RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 continues living with a new release of OpenRCT2

By Liam Dawe,
OpenRCT2 is the free and open source game engine reimplementation of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2, adding in many advanced featured and cross-platform support.

Play more classics including one from 1976 with a new ScummVM release

By Liam Dawe,
ScummVM, the awesome all-in-one solution for playing tons of classic adventure and RPGs has a brand new release available which expands the games supported.

Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs go open source

By Liam Dawe,
Frictional Games have announced that they've now open source the game engine behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs as open source under the GPL.

Bevy seems like an impressive upcoming free and open source game engine made with Rust

By Liam Dawe,
Feeling a little rusty? After a new game engine for your next game development project? Have a look at Bevy, a cross-platform and open source data-driven game engine built in Rust.

Unity 2020.2 game engine gets a Beta release

By Liam Dawe,
Unity Technologies just recently released a brand new build of the Unity game engine, with a focus on performance, stability and workflow improvements.

Make retro Game Boy games with the open source GB Studio, now with colour in the 2.0 Beta

By Liam Dawe,
GB Studio is a free and open source retro adventure game creator that allows you to visually make games that can work cross-platform on Linux, macOS, Windows…and the Game Boy.

Unity Technologies officially files to go public with an IPO

By Liam Dawe,
Unity Technologies, creator on the Unity game engine has now formally applied for IPO (initial public offering) and the documents are pretty revealing.
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