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Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By Maelrane, 25 January 2015 at 9:22 am UTC

Only question that remains: Is it a native port? :)

edit: Ya, well I forgot... Chrome Engine 6 has native linux support, hasn't it? So, question answered. (+ I'm a moron for asking -.-)

Linux Kernel Bug Being Fixed Thanks To Linus Torvalds & The Witcher 2
By Liam Dawe, 25 January 2015 at 8:36 am UTC Likes: 2

Shmerl
GBeeThe reason I'm not keen on wrappers such as eON and Wine is because it harms the future of OpenGL.

Not really. OpenGL is in the huge transition stage now. Next version of OpenGL will be completley different. So if you think about it, it makes sense for developers actually not to invest much effort into adding OpenGL support in their engines now until the next version will arrive, otherwise they'll be doing double work. Of course I'd like them to invest that effort if they have resources, but most don't have them. So practically speaking, until OpenGL-next will arrive things won't be moving much I feel.

Wrong.

A new OpenGL means nothing for developers using older versions, as their games will still work fine, so there's no need to not do OpenGL. It will also be a very long time before we see OpenGL Next anyway.

Developers don't have to use newer OpenGL. Developers choose the version and features they use.

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By HadBabits, 25 January 2015 at 8:14 am UTC Likes: 1

While this is exciting, $60 is a bit much to drop on a gamble for this working joe ;) However, I'll be feverishly waiting on performance reports and TB/Jim Sterling's thoughts on the game next week :)

Linux Kernel Bug Being Fixed Thanks To Linus Torvalds & The Witcher 2
By kido, 25 January 2015 at 7:05 am UTC

In Whitcher 2 it was impossible to play without pain, every 5 minutes, the game falls out with an error. I had to remove it on Linux - will continue in Windows :(

Does anyone know about the Witcher 3 for Linux? Any news?

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By kido, 25 January 2015 at 6:53 am UTC

DissCentThis game isn't available in my country
lol I think Steam will not available in my country soon (Russia) :D :'(

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered pops up on Amazon, has a Tux on the cover
By throgh, 25 January 2015 at 5:35 am UTC

Yeah, would be great having this game native on Linux and released without any DRM on GOG!

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered pops up on Amazon, has a Tux on the cover
By vulture, 25 January 2015 at 5:27 am UTC

Caesim19WOW. I'm very excited.
If this is true, it will be an inst-buy off Gameagent. I love quantic dreams "Heavy Rain" and "Beyond: Two Souls" and thought I'd never be able to play any of their games on linux.
But what makes it more possible, that quantic dream is teasing us with an announcement. On the website
achillingfeeling.com
they have a countdown to their news! And it looks like the cover of the game, posted above...

then you'll love Fahrenheit. both those games just try to achieve what they did with this one. but, in both cases they failed in some manner. like HR being way to confusing to control to actually really enjoy and Beyond failing on the story. F:IP has it all. problem with both those games is they wanted to do more than F:IP and that usually fails when you don't really know what to make better.

The Wine Development Release 1.7.35 Is Now Available
By Shmerl, 25 January 2015 at 4:48 am UTC

If you want DRM situation to improve - never buy games with DRM, as simple as that.

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By slm1982, 25 January 2015 at 2:57 am UTC Likes: 1

Saw it on Steam came right here to make sure it was already posted about, looks like i'm going to be buying a new game!

Linux Kernel Bug Being Fixed Thanks To Linus Torvalds & The Witcher 2
By edo, 25 January 2015 at 1:58 am UTC

Quoteis eON really that bad?
Yes, it definitely is. What about people than can play the witcher 2 on windows but on Linux is unplayable?

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By linuxslacker, 25 January 2015 at 12:32 am UTC

at $72 US or $97 US with season pass in Australia i wont be forking out for this. would like to buy it but with the "Australia" tax its just too much(even without its quite a pricy game) hopefully one day game makers wont rip people off for where they live

hopefully it will be in the next sales the game does look fun

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By dsngjoe, 25 January 2015 at 12:30 am UTC

Guys I want to buy it but must resist until I am 100% sure it's out for our beloved OS. I am loosing the battle and have it in my cart now.

Linux Kernel Bug Being Fixed Thanks To Linus Torvalds & The Witcher 2
By Shmerl, 24 January 2015 at 11:54 pm UTC

GBeeThe reason I'm not keen on wrappers such as eON and Wine is because it harms the future of OpenGL.

Not really. OpenGL is in the huge transition stage now. Next version of OpenGL will be completley different. So if you think about it, it makes sense for developers actually not to invest much effort into adding OpenGL support in their engines now until the next version will arrive, otherwise they'll be doing double work. Of course I'd like them to invest that effort if they have resources, but most don't have them. So practically speaking, until OpenGL-next will arrive things won't be moving much I feel.

Linux Kernel Bug Being Fixed Thanks To Linus Torvalds & The Witcher 2
By Shmerl, 24 January 2015 at 11:51 pm UTC

For those interested, there will be a Q&A with CDPR developers this coming Monday (see the announcement. You can submit your questions here:
https://www.gog.com/forum/general/the_witcher_wild_hunt_special_on_twitch_34dae

Add voices to show your interest in the Linux port of the Witcher 3 and OpenGL support in Red Engine!

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered pops up on Amazon, has a Tux on the cover
By sgtGarcia, 24 January 2015 at 11:27 pm UTC

This game was ( is ) epic. I will buy it if it will have Linux support.
I even have Windows copy on my shelf, but I will play it one ( or more ) times :D

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By linux_gamer, 24 January 2015 at 10:36 pm UTC Likes: 2

Now I have to do 3 steps:
1. Buy the game.
2. Buy a Steam-Machine, cause my laptop won't make it.
3. Buy a house in another country, cause
DissCentThis game isn't available in my country :(

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By coryrj19951, 24 January 2015 at 9:36 pm UTC

Just pre ordered it, the weird thing is the pre-load download is 2.8gb? It seems a little small for a game that says it requires 40gb... unless they actually know how to compress a download! :O

Linux Kernel Bug Being Fixed Thanks To Linus Torvalds & The Witcher 2
By Crazy Penguin, 24 January 2015 at 9:24 pm UTC Likes: 1

Oh! I must have missed something if there is a linux verson of Witcher 2. Or you are talking about that wrapped Windows-Crap?

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By BabaoWhisky, 24 January 2015 at 9:24 pm UTC

DaverballKeep in mind that they state in the requirements that they will not support mobile cards at all, they may work, but if they don't you're on your own.

I'll wait to see if laptop players can play at the game with a mobile card.

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By Daverball, 24 January 2015 at 9:19 pm UTC

berillionsI have a I5-3230M + GTX 670MX, do you think that i can play at this game with minimal options before to buy my new laptop (I7 + 970MX)

I don't know which is the desktop card equivalent at my mobile card GTX 670MX
Keep in mind that they state in the requirements that they will not support mobile cards at all, they may work, but if they don't you're on your own.

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered pops up on Amazon, has a Tux on the cover
By Feist, 24 January 2015 at 9:15 pm UTC

I *loved* this atmospheric adventure-title on windows back in the days, in fact I liked it so much that I was mayor league pissed and felt almost betrayed, when it became clear that the next (similar) production "Heavy Rain", would be a playstation exclusive.

Anyway, if the tux rumor is true this title is a must have/play for everyone!

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By Swiftpaw, 24 January 2015 at 8:36 pm UTC Likes: 1

I have donated to this cause. I've watched numerous previews where reviewers have been sent the game and have gotten to play it and it looks fun and solid. I'll be finding out for myself Jan 27th! :3

STAR WARS: DARK FORCES, Now On Linux Thanks To GOG
By Lightkey, 24 January 2015 at 8:36 pm UTC

oldrocker99Purchasing NWN Diamond from GOG and installing the Linux client is much harder than installing it from the DVD (I've done both). It would be terrific if GOG would make the Linux-client NWN available, either as the usual tar.gz file or as a .deb (Red Hat derivative users can use alias the same way Debian derivative users do). It would make one of the very first (if not the first) commercial games to support Linux easily installable by we (superior OS :D ) Linux users.

I fear your nickname tells your age because it was not the first commercial game by far (Loki Software?). The first was a decade earlier, either SimCity or DOOM (before the source ports), I have not found out which was released for Linux first yet.

oldrocker99Also, any DOS game (for Windows, OSX, or Linux) sold by GOG does use DOSBox...

Except for those using ScummVM instead of DOSBox. :-P

shmerl: He already elaborated in the last comment of the first page.

Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered pops up on Amazon, has a Tux on the cover
By DissCent, 24 January 2015 at 8:33 pm UTC

I really loved the original Fahrenheit game - seeing it come for Linux is really awesome!

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By minj, 24 January 2015 at 8:31 pm UTC

berillionsI have a I5-3230M + GTX 670MX, do you think that i can play at this game with minimal options before to buy my new laptop (I7 + 970MX)

I don't know which is the desktop card equivalent at my mobile card GTX 670MX

I always use Wikipedia's list for comparisons (cf GFLOPS column). It seems 670MX is equivalent with 560Ti

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By DissCent, 24 January 2015 at 8:29 pm UTC

This game isn't available in my country :(

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By Zelox, 24 January 2015 at 8:28 pm UTC Likes: 3

Was about to buy this for windows, dont hate me :P.
Then I figure, its not worth it.

But now when it will come to linux I might buy this one anyways.
linux on release day have to be rewarded. And I get to kill some more zombies.

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By GoCorinthians, 24 January 2015 at 8:27 pm UTC

Pre-load done. 12GB linux version, tough that windows version required 11GB. EON?

STEAM dayONE 4k FTW!


Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By coryrj19951, 24 January 2015 at 8:24 pm UTC Likes: 1

This looks really good, I meet the recommended CPU and am over the minimum GPU, so I will probably try this, though I actually have never played a zombie game before... look interesting. And same day release!

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland
By Sabun, 24 January 2015 at 8:24 pm UTC

QuoteI am a bad boy.
That is LOL quality :D
Ay caramba, the last of my cash this month and this game has to come into play!
I know my money is going to go to them... It's inevitable.