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Open source Theme Hospital engine CorsixTH 0.60 Beta 1 released

liamdawe,
Greetings fans of Theme Hospital, the awesome open source engine CorsixTH has released 0.60 Beta 1 with new features and fixes.

ScummVM adds support for Myst in their daily builds

Samsai,
I haven't really used ScummVM even though I've heard good things about it but it's possible that this might change with these news. Support for Myst and Myst: Masterpiece Edition has now been added to the daily builds and is ready for testing.

UNIGINE 2.2 released with major new features

liamdawe,
UNIGINE is a pretty advanced game engine that never really gets much attention from anyone it seems. They recently released UNIGINE 2.2 with major new features.

See this impressive Unreal Engine 4 video showcasing 2016 features, official Vulkan support

liamdawe,
Unreal Engine 4 really does do a good job at showing off what can be done with it, and this video is no different. They also mention official Vulkan API support.

The Atomic Game Engine is now open source and on github

liamdawe,
More good news for developers, as the Atomic Game Engine is now open source under the MIT license. It's available on github right now.

Unity game engine 5.4 beta now has a Linux build

liamdawe,
Greetings developers, just to let you know that Unity have now added Linux builds of the fresh 5.4 beta. They have also updated the stable build with core OpenGL fixes, as it was quite broken.

CryEngine V released, Crytek now offer CryEngine as "pay what you want", source code access too

liamdawe,
The last of the major engines has shaken up their business model into a pay what you want deal. They have also released CryEngine V with major new features.

Unity game engine 5.4 beta is out, developers working on performance

liamdawe,
It's really good to see Unity working on improving performance, and the Unity 5.4 beta looks like it includes some pretty nice features to give improved performance.

Sunday fun: Theme Hospital on Linux using the open source CorsixTH engine

liamdawe,
It has been quite some time since I mentioned CorsixTH, and I bet some of you don’t even know it exists! Theme Hospital is a brilliant game from many years ago where you build your own hospital.

Croteam releases Serious Engine version 1.10 as free software

Samsai,
Here's something interesting for the fans of libre software. Croteam, the developers behind the Serious Sam games and The Talos Principle, have opened up the source code for Serious Engine v. 1.10 under the GPLv2 license.

Open Source game engine Godot has a new major release, lots of new stuff

liamdawe,
I do hope Godot becomes popular, as it looks like it has some really great features and it's fully open source!

Vulkan 1.0 specification and SDK have been released

Samsai,
The specification for the long awaited Vulkan graphics API has now been released by Khronos. An SDK by LunarG has also been released which contains validation and debugging tools for Vulkan applications.

Amazon launches Lumberyard, a free game engine that will support Linux and have source access

liamdawe,
Amazon dropped a bit of a big one recently, they announced Lumberyard which will be a mix of code from CryEngine, Double Helix and you can get source code access with it too.

The open source project 'xoreos' released version 0.0.4 'Chodo'

DrMcCoy,
xoreos is a FLOSS project aiming to reimplement BioWare's Aurora engine (and derivatives), covering their games starting with Neverwinter Nights and potentially up to Dragon Age II. This post gives a short update on the current progress.

Superpowers, a HTML5 development environment for 2D & 3D games now open source

liamdawe,
This is pretty awesome news, a very promising HTML5 development environment for 2D & 3D games has become open source!
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