With the release of the source code to both Doom 3 and the later BFG Edition, there now exists three options for Linux users wanting to play the game. Having gone through Doom 3 again, I decided it was time for me to compare them and give my thoughts on both the game and which of the three versions are best for Linux users in 2017.
Shotgun Farmers is by far one of the best new ideas for an FPS game and this new update brings in more content.
High Hell, from the developer of Heavy Bullets, is an arcade-action first-person shooter with a rather colourful art-style is coming to Linux.
Always on the lookout for a new FPS that supports Linux, with ‘Vengeance’ being something I’ve followed for a while. It’s just had a big update and I actually found it quite fun.
Team Fortress 2, the free to play shooter from Valve has been updated once again with the Jungle Inferno update.
If there's one thing I truly love, it's FPS games. Merge an FPS with a space sci-fi setting where you're killing aliens in close-combat and I'm happy. Say hello to Return to Planet X.
This is sadly a familiar story, the Linux version of Beyond Enemy Lines is now waiting on bugs being fixed in Unreal Engine 4.
Immortal Redneck, the FPS set in Egypt with rogue-lite elements now has a new game mode allowing you to explore a never-ending tower.
The indie singleplayer FPS 'Ravenfield' has a new release out, which adds in custom weapon support, with an overhaul to the loadout UI.
The WWII FPS 'Day of Infamy', one of the titles I listed in my Linux FPS games list, has a fresh update and you can play for free for the weekend.
Looking for your next FPS? There might be a few in here that tickle your fancy. Here’s a look at a few good FPS options on Linux & SteamOS.
Interstellar Marines was once an incredibly promising FPS, but sadly somewhere along the way they lost focus and funds ran dry. The last developer left has given an update.
Take this with a grain of salt for now, but it's possible that BATTALION 1944, a competitive WW2 FPS will come with Linux support.
Natural Selection 2 is now available in glorious 64bit, but that's not all. This is a pretty huge patch, so let's take a look.
As sometimes happens, I cover a Beta version of a game that later gets released that same day. The Leaderboards update of Ballistic Overkill is now live and it fixes the fullscreen issues on Linux.
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