techgage.com: To help push the tessellation boundaries just a bit further, Unigine has updated its Heaven benchmark to version 2.0 and introduced more robust modes. Alongside the updated Windows client, Unigine has also unveiled a Linux version, so we decided to take it for a spin to see how it both performs, and looks.
Also: Unigine Heaven Shows What Linux Gaming Can Look Like
escapistmagazine.com: Developing a current generation game without current generation software sounds like an impossible task - unless you're Fanafzar Game Studios.
linuxlock.blogspot: I'm not much of a gamer. Sure, I've played all the repository shooters...bloody chunks flying and monsters galore. I have a short attention span...mostly because I suck at shooter games. I just don't play them often. But every now and then, one game catches my eye.
phoronix.com: Nexuiz, an open-source first person shooter that we have been covering since its first release in 2005 and has turned into a game that offers impressive graphics and raises the bar for open-source gaming, has been forked by many of its core community developers.
pcauthority.com.au: You know what they say about all work and no play. So this week we've decided to count down the best computer games of all time.
extremetech.com: I hesitate to use a word as melodramatic as "evil" here, but Microsoft's near monopoly on computer gaming via its proprietary DirectX code has made it incredibly difficult for any company to consider releasing both Windows and Linux versions of its games.
- Tiny and Big - Up that Mountain
- Tiny and Big - New action/puzzle game
phoronix.com: Back in 2007 we reported on Valve looking for a senior software engineer to port their Windows-base games to Linux, then in 2008 we said the Source Engine would be coming to Linux based upon our sources. This week Valve finally announced Mac OS X support for Steam and the Source Engine.
linux-hardcore.com: The founder of the Nexuiz project with many of it’s major contributors agreed to “sell” their domain and GPLed sources to IllFonic, LLC. While the GPLed Nexuiz will remain free the “New” Nexuiz (which is developed for the consoles) will be closed source.
techrepublic.com: Mention the phrase open source and, odds are, the thing that pops into most peoples’ minds is usually Linux or possibly OpenOffice. While all of those are good examples of open source, there is more to life than work; occasionally, you need to capture a city or throw a fireball or two just to relax.