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Valve's Linux Development Blog Goes Live

By Cheeseness, 17 July 2012 at 12:44 am UTC (47 Comments)
Valve have just launched their Linux blog! It's great to see some more communication come out of Valve!

Steam For Linux...chugging along

By liamdawe, 16 July 2012 at 2:30 pm UTC (9 Comments)
So I will be careful on my wording this time around, while it is true that Steam for Linux isn't yet truely confirmed there is a lot of rumours and supporting evidence. [I]Some of the news recently regarding it, just to sum it up for you[/I]; The latest In this is the fact that the creator of SDL Sam Latinga (who worked for Loki software a now extinct Linux game porting company) has now joined them...

GamingOnLinux Reviews - Shadowgrounds

By Hamish, 13 July 2012 at 5:47 am UTC (4 Comments)
Rating: 7.5/10 If there is one thing that the explosion of indie developers in the past few years has accomplished, it has been the revival of previously dormant genres and game types...

Legends of Aethereus Kickstarter

By Rustybolts, 12 July 2012 at 3:54 pm UTC (7 Comments)
Three Gates Studios currently have a kickstarter appeal running for a very nice looking RPG. They have currently $13775 of their required $25k goal. They have also announced there will be a linux build :D [youtube]j3LylBwKDb0[/youtube] [B]About:[/B] [QUOTE] [IMG]http://s3...

Little Inferno Pre-Orders

By Rustybolts, 11 July 2012 at 4:36 pm UTC (4 Comments)
[youtube]-0TniR3Ghxc[/youtube] Tomorrow Corpororation the guys that brought us World of Goo have announced that the their latest offering currently in BETA is available for pre-order priced at $15, pre-order and receive it DRM-free for Mac, Windows, and Linux, once it launches, which is intended to be released this winter...

Reincarnation: The Root of All Evil

By Rustybolts, 11 July 2012 at 3:55 pm UTC (0 Comments)
A Kickstarter point n click adventure game which will have a linux build has been funded, they were seeking $15k and currently have $16.5 ish with 46 hours to go. [youtube]ukE9BsmQxEk[/youtube] [youtube]3tN9xhuaAKQ[/youtube] [B]About:[/B] [QUOTE] [B]Hey fans and possible backers,[/B] [B]First and foremost, this is not going to be an online flash based game...

Android Console

By Bumadar, 11 July 2012 at 3:24 pm UTC (1 Comments)
[youtube]9CvgdBTmon8[/youtube] At [url][/url] there is a kickstarter project which wanted $950.000 for a $99 Console which will run on Android 4.0 and thus all the games (like the humble bundle for Android) should work on it...

Flare 0.16 release

By liamdawe, 9 July 2012 at 7:53 pm UTC (0 Comments)
[IMG][/IMG] As a follow up to our previous item on [url=]FLARE[/url], the open source RPG game and engine, their latest release is now up! Flare version 0.16 is ready for playing and modding! Originally slated as "Advanced Enemies", this update actually includes a wide variety of engine updates...

So we are 3 years old!

By liamdawe, 7 July 2012 at 7:07 pm UTC (2 Comments)
So this Thursday 5th of July GOL hit 3 years old, wow doesn't time fly! In the time I have run this website we have been through only 2 revisions and moved from a .info to a .com domain. The Humble Bundles launched, Desura supported us (Along with Gameolith and Indievania let's not forget them!), Steam is coming to Linux...

Alien Arena: Reloaded Edition released.

By Alienrace, 6 July 2012 at 10:00 pm UTC (4 Comments)
[FONT=Courier New][B]A[/B]lien Arena: Reloaded Edition has been released. Revitalized...and, well, reloaded! [/FONT] [FONT=Courier New]This is a major release of this game, with many new features, and a veritable truckload of new high quality content. Every aspect of the game has been improved upon and expanded, from the engine, to the game code, weaponry, and overall gameplay...

Tryst - Unigine powered RTS coming!

By liamdawe, 5 July 2012 at 9:21 pm UTC (3 Comments)
A new RTS game is coming to Linux, Mac and Windows called Tryst. It looks very much like Starcraft 2 (The UI is very similair looking in colour and style). Powered by the Unigine engine (Same engine as Oil Rush) and developed by BlueGiant Interactive.

GamingOnLinux Reviews - Lugaru: The Rabbit's Foot

By Hamish, 4 July 2012 at 8:47 pm UTC (5 Comments)
Rating: 8/10 There is nothing new to the idea of fighting games. Violence has, even in its most diluted and minute forms, been a strong staple in almost every game made within the past thirty years...

Donation Drive

By liamdawe, 4 July 2012 at 8:03 am UTC (18 Comments)
[B]UPDATE[/B], you can donate via paypal now too! I have setup a paypal account and it will take a few days to verify everything. If you wish to donate via paypal its [B]paypal [at][/B] Okay guys first time ever for this but GOL is in need of funds, the software we use to run the website Xenforo costs $40 per year for updates and support and our license has run out! This will enable use to receive important bug fixes and security updates as well as new features in the future! Anyone who donates will be placed on a donators page I will setup, you can have your name as anything and linked to any website you like...

Gabe Newell confirms Steam for Linux on video

By liamdawe, 2 July 2012 at 10:11 pm UTC (17 Comments)
Well now this is interesting isn't it! Phoronix quite rightly picked this one up from pressfire (again apologies for my harsh words before Phoronix...but stop over hyping and you might sound a little more reasonable!). Gabe Newell actually mentions on video about Linux in this very short clip...

FLARE 0.16 incoming!

By liamdawe, 2 July 2012 at 10:49 am UTC (0 Comments)
[url=]FLARE[/url] the open source RPG Game/Engine has reached a new milestone 0.16 RC1. For those confused if it is a game or an engine with a small amount of art to demo it, well it's an Engine with the first game being a type of dungeon crawler (so the engine and first game are being done together)...
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