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War Thunder 1.45 Update Is Here

1 day 6 hours ago by Kereltis on Rootgamer.com

Here come the Yanks! That’s right, version 1.45 is the update for US tank lovers! About War Thunder’s 1.45 update is a massive one bringing us new US tanks, new locations and new missions. Damage models have also been updated and damage done to vehicles is now much more realistic, when a planes wing is shot off it will break where it was shot as... Read More »

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Godot Winter Game Jam

2 days 10 hours ago by Iwan Gabovitch on Free Gamer

Godot winter iconA game dev jam to create a winter-themed open source game was community-initiated at the Godot forums. The (vote-determined) winner will get a budget of USD 50 to have donated to an open source project of their choice.What is Godot?...

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Strife: Veteran Edition

4 days 3 hours ago by Hythlodaeus on Free Gamer

Just in case you can stand having Steam DRM installed in your system, I recommend taking a look at Strife: Veteran Edition. Strife is a Shooter/RPG based on the Doom Engine and dating back to 1996. The developers for this new remake had the wits and sensibility to use the Chocolate Doom engine as the main code base, which is, of course 100% licensed under the GPL. With so many top quality Free Software engine remakes around here,...

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Oculus acquires former Kinect developers

5 days 17 hours ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

The creaters of virtual reality headsets Oculus has taken over former developers of Kinect, who worked on the observation of hand movements with the Oculus Rift. Oculus has also acquired a company that specializes in the sketches of 3D models. Oculus acquires the company Nimble VR presumably because the developers and the product Nimble Sense. That is a device with a camera, and a depth sensor... Read More »

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AMD Release New “Omega” Linux Driver

1 week 2 hours ago by Kereltis on Rootgamer.com

AMD Catalyst™ OMEGA Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver Release Notes  This release note provides information on the latest posting of AMD’s Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver. This particular driver updates the Software version to 14.501.1003 The AMD Linux release notes provide information on the following: AMD Product Compatibility Linux Distributions Supported System Requirements System Recommendations New Features Resolved Issues AMD Product Compatibility: The AMD Catalyst Proprietary Linux... Read More »

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I just pre-ordered The Talos Principle, you should do the same

1 week 2 hours ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Oakland, CA – After playing the entire talos principle “public test” (a free downloadable version with limited content) TimeDoctor made the decision today to pre-order Serious Sam developer Croteam’s soon-to-be-released The Talos Principle. Said TimeDoctor: “It seems pretty cool, you know? It was kind of like Portal with the puzzles, but then they changed it […]

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Elegy for a Dead World Launches

1 week 2 hours ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Sci-Fi storytelling game, Elegy for a Dead World has been released from Dejobaan Games, makers of such fine games as AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome and Drunken Robot Pornography. Elegy tasks you with visiting dead planets and writing about them. You’ll be able to share and read fictionalized stories made in the game. Elegy for a Dead […]

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‘Valve’ to compete with Twitch in live steaming!

2 weeks 19 hours ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Valve has announced a service for live streaming of gameplay footage. With Steam Broadcasting Group is going to compete against Twitch and on Ustream. Steam users can see a ‘Watch Game’ option at friendslist to view the live session your friend is playing. Valve‘s new service doesn’t require an additional fee or apps to use. On the community page Valve provides an overview of current... Read More »

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Xonotic community frag movie and other FOSS arena FPS news

2 weeks 6 days ago by Julius on Free Gamer

Very nice new movie from the Xonotic community:It gives a pretty good idea about the vanilla game mode, although the very popular (some say too popular) "Minstagib" (one shot kills) and the total conversion mod Overkill (All new player-models and weapons, with team-spawn etc.) are also shortly shown.Not shown are the popular vehicle mod and the recently added lightning gun (still WIP), but you can try everything yourself easily by getting the auto-downloader of the latest development build here.As with most FOSS games, they are looking for more developers (& players) and if you have some cash to spare you can currently also pledge for...

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Giva A Gift Of Openness This Holiday Season!

3 weeks 2 hours ago by Kereltis on Rootgamer.com

Planning on buying a new rig this holiday season? ZaReason’s got you covered! About A while back we reviewed the ZaReason Zeto Linux powered PC. It was a joy to use and we were pretty surprised and very happy with its performance, you can find the review HERE. If you are still in the market for a shiny new, awesomely cool piece of hardware this... Read More »

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Aspyr opens Linux Game Store

3 weeks 10 hours ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Having recently brought a handful of games to Linux, Aspyr has opened a Linux games section of their GameAgent store. It’s interesting to see Aspyr come to Linux after having been known as a Mac developer for so long. Though this store just seems to be another interface to buy Steam download keys, instead of […]

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Geometry Wars: 3 Dimensions Released

3 weeks 23 hours ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Surprisingly, Activision (under the resurrected Sierra “indie” label) has released Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions for Linux. Originally an Xbox 360 Arcade (digital download) game, this arcade twin-stick shooter has high score challenges and a ton of fun if it’s anything like the original. Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions on Steam.

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Goat MMO Simulator Released

3 weeks 4 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

The waiting time is over. Now is the MMORPG time for goats eveywhere. It’s a free update for Goat Simulator owners and you can play dozens of quests  across five classes to level up to level 101.  Goat Simulator on Steam.

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“This War Of Mine” Available On Steam

1 month 2 days ago by Kereltis on Rootgamer.com

Another very interesting and different title just released on Steam for Linux, experience war from the other side in “This War of Mine”! About We might not yet have all the triple A titles or MMORPGS we’d like but where Linux gaming is coming into its own is in the Indie world. Over the past year we have seen the release of some very interesting... Read More »

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Linux release ‘Lords of Xulima’ next month!

1 month 5 days ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Lords of Xulima is a Role-playing game set on the mythical continent of Xulima, where Gods and humans once walked side by side. Experience a genuine RPG featuring over 100 hours of gameplay, and discover one of the most epic sagas ever told.

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Transistor Released

1 month 1 week ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

The beautiful Action-RPG, Transistor, from Supergiant Games (the team that built the Bastion), has been brought to Linux by Ethan Lee. He details his travails and technical challenges in this blog post: Basically, I took all the files in their MonoGame branch that referred to OpenTK, and replaced them with the FNA versions of those […]

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“War Thunder” Is Now Available On Linux

1 month 1 week ago by Kereltis on Rootgamer.com

No more World of Tanks running sub par in WINE for me, War Thunder here I come! About We’re happy to announce today that War Thunder is now available for Linux users. War Thunder is a next generation MMO combat game involving WWII and Korean War era, military aviation, armoured vehicles, and fleets. It is one I’ve been waiting for and really looking looking forward to... Read More »

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‘Bad Juju Games’ acquires ‘Desura’

1 month 1 week ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Last year ‘Linden Labs’ acquired ‘Desura’, we interviewed Desura founder Scott Reismanis about Desura’s future and development. In which he was enthusiastic about the  transition and shared high hopes for it’s team and possible new features. Today ‘Bad Juju Games‘ announced they acquired ‘Desura’ from ‘Linden Lab‘ on their website; Linden Lab has begun an ambitious project to create the next generation of virtual worlds,... Read More »

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Stunt Rally version 2.5 released

1 month 1 week ago by Julius on Free Gamer

To celebrate tomorrow's big movie launch, I am nicknaming it Interstellar edition :DGet the all the details and download links here!This post was retrieved from freegamer.blogspot.com.

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Download ‘Stunt Rally’ v2.5

1 month 1 week ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

‘Stunt Rally‘ car simulation is done by VDrift a great game by itself, also using bullet. Rendering is done by OGRE, trees/grass by PagedGeometry, Gui by MyGUI. The road is based on a 3D spline and it’s fully customizable in editor More ‘Stunt Rally’ screenshots can be found at the images gallery   Changelog: Version 2.5 03. 11. 2014   167 tracks (20 New) 5 New sceneries: Surreal, Stone, Space, Alien, BlackDesert Common Renamed all... Read More »

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Black Glove Kickstarter

1 month 2 weeks ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

We don’t post many kickstarters, and I personally try to avoid doing so because 90% of them aren’t going to ship at the budget they’ve chosen, on time, or with most of the features they’ve talked about. With that preface I’m fairly psyched for The Black Glove, from former Bioshock devs Day for Night Games. […]

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Dead Island: GOTY Edition Released

1 month 3 weeks ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Do you like murdering zombies on tropical islands? Dead Island is pretty great at it and is somewhat surprisingly now available for Linux years after it was released. By far the most fun you’ll ever have brutally slashing melee weapons at zombies. Plug in a 360 pad for bonus analog control over your attacks. Dead […]

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Screencheat Released

1 month 3 weeks ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

If you’ve ever played a multiplayer, split-screen, console game you’re going to be right at home with multiplayer split-screen FPS Screencheat. It’s like those older games, except everyone is invisible at all times and it’s impossible to be polite and avoid looking at their corner of the screen. In this game you must do so […]

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Release ‘Project Cars’ postponed

2 months 1 day ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

The English developer ‘Slightly Mad Studios‘ has announced the release date of the racing game ‘Project Cars‘ moved from late November to March 2015. By delaying the game release, Slightly Mad Studios hopes to avoid competition from other titles. Slightly Mad Studios initially announced the delay  on a forum exclusive to backers of the project.  The content of that post was then shared on a... Read More »

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GamerGate

2 months 2 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

We don’t post much in the way of editorials, but it seems inappropriate to remain silent on an issue that is making everyone who plays games or is associated with them look bad. If you’re not familiar with the issue, there’s a hashtag on twitter called #GamerGate (that link will take you to see it, be […]

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Released

2 months 4 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

All of that Borderlands 2 porting work that Asypr did hasn’t gone to waste. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel was just released and is a simultaneous release with Mac and Windows. It is a little odd that this is a full-price $60 game, the early impressions I’ve heard haven’t been extremely positive as the main (and only?) […]

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We’re Steam Curating Now

2 months 5 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Valve recently added a new storefront to Steam, and in addition to enhanced search controls for finding games available for Linux, you can now follow us on our Steam curation page. We’ll post some recommendations there, and you should join our group if you’d like to chat or play with your fellow LG readers. The […]

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Borderlands 2 Released

2 months 5 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Colorful shooters a plenty as Borderlands 2 has finally been release for Linux. This is the 2nd port from Aspyr, who were commonly known as a Mac porting house and also brought us XCom: Enemy Unknown. Gearbox’s Borderlands 2 has tons of content and is a super fun mix of RPG and FPS. Borderlands 2 […]

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Roundabout Released

2 months 5 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Would you like to drive a limousine that is constantly spinning while you try to deliver passengers to their destinations? In Roundabout you can do that and watch some great 70’s B-Movie cut scenes in-between levels  Roundabout on Steam

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Heavy Bullets Released

2 months 5 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Heavy Bullets is a roguelike FPS with a bright neon aesthetic from Terri Vellmann. There aren’t many others, and this is the first roguelike FPS for Linux. Heavy Bullets on Steam

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