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Nvidia Optimus with Ironhide

By Liam Dawe,
So for those of you like me who have a laptop with Nvidia Optimus that want to game on Linux usually you would be quite stuck with Nvidia not supporting Optimus on Linux at all. So you would either be lucky and have a BIOS option to turn off the integrated Intel graphics or like me be unlucky and have no BIOS option and be stuck using the Intel graphics (which in recent years aren't so bad and are starting to actually perform better - but then there's the S3TC issue which is a whole 'nother thing with open source graphics)...

Indie Royale Bundle update!

By Liam Dawe,
While I [url=http://www.gamingonlinux.com/index.php?threads/indie-royale-bundle.631/]reported earlier[/url] on the [url=http://www.indieroyale.com/]Indie Royale Bundle[/url] having a measely 1 Linux Native game in it, since I posted that the man behind Scoregasm has added two more of his games to the bundle which support Linux and Desura! [SIZE=6][B][url=http://www...

0 A.D. Coding Sprint

By Liam Dawe,
So some of you may remember that [url=http://www.wildfiregames.com/0ad/]0 A.D.[/url] is currently running [url=http://pledgie.com/campaigns/16218]another pledgie campaign[/url] to raise money for a coder to do another months work. The [url=http://pledgie...

ETXreaL 0.3.0

By Liam Dawe,
[url=http://www.moddb.com/mods/etxreal]ETXreaL[/url] has just recently [url=http://www.splashdamage.com/forums/showthread.php/31320-ETXreaL-0.3.0]released a new major test version[/url] for you FPS lovers to play with. [QUOTE]ETXreaL is a graphics mod for Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory using the enhanced XreaL id Tech 3 GPL engine...

Desura client may be open sourced

By Liam Dawe,
[url=http://www.desura.com/members/lodle]lodle[/url] writing on the Desura forum has asked for opinions and help in making the Desura client partially [url=http://www.desura.com/groups/desura/forum/thread/open-sourcing-desura]open sourced[/url] (I say partially as it will use some sort of dual licensing as they are a commercial company)...

Indie Royale Bundle

By Liam Dawe,
While not great news for Linux gamers a new [url=http://www.indieroyale.com]Indie Royale Bundle[/url] is out and this time it has 1 game that has a native Linux port and even offers up a Desura key! [youtube]5mGZJhR0kbI[/youtube] So currently at time of writing you can get Scoregasm for dirt cheap (or expensive if you want to donate more) and redeem it on Desura or download it directly...

The Humble Voxatron Debut adds more games!

By Liam Dawe,
[url=http://www.humblebundle.com/]The Humble Voxatron Debut[/url] has added some more games with not much time to spare, with only 4 days left you need to pay more than $5.20 to unlock all the games! [B]Added Games[/B] [I]Gish[/I] [youtube]5WzGQQOIcp8[/youtube] [I][I]Jasper's Journeys[/I][/I] [I][I][youtube]f1cI6tL8Uww[/youtube][/I][/I] [I][I]Zen Puzzle Garden[/I][/I] [youtube]Yl1mZB7jsb0[/youtube] [I][I]Chocolate Castle[/I][/I] [I][I][youtube]mCckVUulaoA[/youtube] [/I][/I]

Minecraft 1.9 + Minecon

By Liam Dawe,
Well it seems like the fanfare around Minecraft has died down a bit so let's get the hype machine rolling! Minecraft 1.9 is to be release along with the Minecraft Convention (Minecon). Since they aren't releasing an actual normally playable release until then the best way to keep up with new features is here [URL]http://www...

We have a G+ page!

By Liam Dawe,
Well folks now that G+ has "Pages" we also now have one up on there! Come visit us at [url]https://plus.google.com/b/104852318604553771493/[/url]

New Game: Project Black Sun

By Liam Dawe,
While doing my usual scouring the net on various gaming websites, games stores and whatever else Linux related i can find, I stumbled across this game [url=http://www.starflowergames.com/]Project Black Sun[/url] (there is no direct link to their game page - the link is on the right)...

Tank@War

By Liam Dawe,
[QUOTE][url=http://www.tankatwar.com/]TANK@WAR[/url] is a solo and team-based multiplayer 3D online game dedicated to armored warfare set in the modern age. Throw yourself into epic tank battles shoulder to shoulder with other tank commanders to dominate the world with tank supremacy![/QUOTE] Trailer below: [youtube]tv1IEsWJDnA[/youtube] The customization looks pretty cool and they have an update coming out soon for 1...

Digitanks released + source code released under the BSD license

By Liam Dawe,
[QUOTE]Digitanks is a turn-based artillery game. Set up your base, build a fleet of tanks, and attack your enemies without mercy. [/QUOTE] [url=http://www.digitanks.com/]Digitanks[/url] has not only released a [url=http://www.desura.com/games/digitanks]Linux version via Desura[/url] but they have also [url=http://And lastly, in celebration of the Linux release, Digitanks is now open-source! If you can do "The C++" then hop on over to GitHub where the Digitanks source code happily lives...

Blue Libra and Thunder Fleets released for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Martin Lotecki sent word that Blue Libra and Thunder Fleets have been released for Linux on Desura! [youtube]4t-nJJ9ZZA4[/youtube] Link to Blue Libra on Desura: [URL]http://www.desura.com/games/blue-libra[/URL] [youtube]Lzz1Y5JDBkU[/youtube] Link to Thunder Fleets on Desura: [URL]http://www...

Donation Drive!

By Liam Dawe,
Howdy folks, some news for you! A couple of projects are looking for help in the way of Donations. [COLOR=#888888]Ensign[/COLOR] First up is Ensign a cool idea for a new space fighter game from Only Human Studios. [youtube]M10pqpFcff8[/youtube] [QUOTE]Gameplay like that is what we're trying to capture in Ensign 1...

2 new games added to the latest Humble

By Rustybolts,
[youtube]C7_R2WfqdrI[/youtube] [youtube]Ekx80MnQug4[/youtube] Well the latest bundle can now official be called a bundle 2 new games have been added making this bundle look a hell of a lot more appetising. Blocks that Matter Binding of Isaac About: [QUOTE][B]Dive into a twisted basement dungeon in The Binding of Isaac...
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