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Open source game engine 'Godot Engine' has a second 3.0 release candidate

By liamdawe, 23 January 2018 at 3:22 pm UTC (0 Comments)
Godot Engine is nearly ready to level up with the big 3.0 release, they've put out a second release candidate for testing.

DECEIVER is a cyberpunk pre-apocalyptic philosophical shooter that's heading to Linux

By liamdawe, 23 January 2018 at 10:28 am UTC (4 Comments)
DECEIVER is a cyberpunk pre-apocalyptic philosophical shooter with parkour and robotic drones that's come to Linux next year, come see the trailer. You can sign up for a demo and the game engine is open source too!

OBS Studio 21.0.1 released with Luajit/Python3 scripting support and plenty more

By liamdawe, 23 January 2018 at 9:55 am UTC (0 Comments)
OBS Studio 21.0.1 is a pretty big release and it sounds really quite exciting too, with the possibilities that come with Luajit/Python3 scripting support.

Open source game engine 'Godot Engine' has the first 3.0 release candidate available

By liamdawe, 15 January 2018 at 10:28 am UTC (14 Comments)
Godot Engine 3.0 is going to be a pretty big release for this open source game engine and the first release candidate is now available.

The PS3 emulator 'RPCS3' has a new development report out, progress is great

By liamdawe, 4 January 2018 at 10:47 am UTC (10 Comments)
RPCS3, the open source emulator for the Playstation 3 has a new progress report out and it's looking really good.

A new test build of OpenRA is out, with the full Dune 2000 Harkonnen campaign

By liamdawe, 1 January 2018 at 11:11 pm UTC (3 Comments)
OpenRA is a fantastic game engine, which enables you to play Command & Conquer, Command & Conquer: Red Alert and Dune 2000 on Linux. The latest test release is rather nice too.

AMD have now officially open-sourced their 'AMDVLK' Linux Vulkan driver

By liamdawe, 22 December 2017 at 12:41 pm UTC (20 Comments)
Typical really, the day after I do a review of 2017 and mention how AMD announced they would finally release it, but still didn't, they then go and do it today.

CorsixTH, the open source game engine for Theme Hospital has a fresh update out

By liamdawe, 21 December 2017 at 12:19 pm UTC (6 Comments)
It's been a long time since the last CorsixTH release, well over a year in fact, so it's good to see this open source game engine still alive.

The Libretro Team and other emulators are being ripped off by companies trying to make a quick buck

By liamdawe, 20 December 2017 at 11:09 pm UTC (57 Comments)
This is sad, very sad. A developer from The Libretro Team has written up a blog post on the libretro site asking for us and others to highlight an ongoing problem of code getting ripped off.

The latest development report for the open source RTS '0 A.D.' shows progress is good

By liamdawe, 20 December 2017 at 7:01 pm UTC (7 Comments)
0 A.D. is a pretty game, probably one of the nicest looking open source games around and this latest development update gives us an idea of what they've been doing.

Mesa 17.3.0 released to further advance open source graphics drivers

By liamdawe, 8 December 2017 at 2:37 pm UTC (5 Comments)
Mesa 17.3.0 is the latest version of the open source graphics drivers and it has officially released today.

Open source game engine 'OpenMW' for Morrowind has been updated

By liamdawe, 5 December 2017 at 10:00 am UTC (24 Comments)
OpenMW, the open source game engine for Morrowind has been updated again bringing in a few new features and plenty of bug fixes.

Open source game engine 'GemRB' for Bioware's Infinity Engine games updated

By liamdawe, 29 November 2017 at 1:05 pm UTC (4 Comments)
While a lot of people have likely moved onto the newer editions of games like Baldur's Gate and Icewind Dale, GemRB is still being updated if you wish to play the originals on Linux.

Open source game engine Godot secure funding from Enjin Coin, Godot gains 'Onion Skinning'

By liamdawe, 27 November 2017 at 10:01 am UTC (6 Comments)
The advanced open source game engine Godot has managed to secure funding from Enjin Coin, which should go a long way to wards hiring a second developer.

Wine 2.22 is out with input improvements, XAudio improvements and a fix for The Witcher 3

By liamdawe, 24 November 2017 at 8:18 pm UTC (7 Comments)
Wine 2.22 is now officially available as the latest development release on the road to the official Wine 3.0 release.
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