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Mountain Released

Tuesday 19th of August 2014 11:39:27 PM
Would you like to build a Mountain? If so, David O’Reilly and Double Fine have your back with 99 cents of mountain building. The description is simply: ~ you are mountain – you are god ~ Ambient procedural mountain game, as seen on The Internet. Mountain on Steam

Trace Vector Released

Tuesday 19th of August 2014 11:35:30 PM
High-speed action-arcade game Trace Vector has been released on Steam: Trace Vector is a high speed action arcade game with puzzle elements. Featuring a modern take on vector style graphics, Trace Vector plays like an easy to learn, hard to master, game of the golden age of the 80′s video arcades. Race your space ship […]

GOG.com and Linux

Sunday 27th of July 2014 05:41:10 PM
GOG.com announced this week that they now offer Linux game titles! A while ago, we’ve announced our plans to add Linux support as one of the features of our digital platform, with 100 games on the launch day sometime this fall. We’ve put much time and effort into this project and now we’ve found ourselves […]

Frozen Cortex Beta

Sunday 27th of July 2014 05:37:51 PM
Mode 7, the developers of Frozen Synapse, have released a beta of their latest title Frozen Cortex for Linux:

Civilization: Beyond Earth Previews

Sunday 27th of July 2014 05:33:42 PM
Two previews of the Alpha Centauri-inspired and Civ5 sequel Civilization: Beyond Earth were posted this week: Rock, Paper, Shotgun Polygon

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Intel Beignet Is Working Out Surprisingly Well For OpenCL On Linux

Beignet is the project out of Intel's Open-Source Technology Center for exposing GPGPU/compute capabilities out of Ivy Bridge hardware and newer when using a fully open-source Linux stack. While Beignet differs greatly from Gallium3D's Clover state tracker, this Intel-specific open-source OpenCL implementation is working out quite well for Ubuntu Linux. While I've been writing about Intel's Beignet project since early 2013, it's probably been about a year now since I tried out the code, which is developed by Intel's OTC graphics team in China. This weekend I tried out Beignet v0.9.2 as trying out the newest Intel OpenCL code has been on my TODO list for a while and it's been working out rather well in my initial tests. Read more