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Wine 1.7.47 Release with Direct2D Improvements and More Gaming Fixes

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Wine developers have just revealed that a new version of the application has been released, and it comes with a large number of fixes and various other improvements.

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  • Opinion: Can Linux Be A Viable Gaming Platform? Thoughts From A Sympathetic Game Developer

    While PC was the platform that enabled mass-scale game development as we know it now, its Golden Age only lasted from about 1992 to 2005. Back then PC replaced the arcade machines as the primary target for both AAA and smaller game developers, while console ports usually came after a successful PC release and were inferior due to a weaker console hardware.

  • America's Army Considering SteamOS / Linux Support

    America's Army was natively supported on Linux more than a decade ago when Linux gaming was a much smaller scene, when open-source drivers were more or less non-existent for being able to run 3D games, and basically everyone just used the NVIDIA proprietary driver. The Linux and Mac ports of America's Army were maintained by Ryan Gordon but then he stopped being paid by the US Army for porting the clients of their free game to OS X and Linux, at which point they stopped past the America's Army 2.5 Direct Action update.

Linus Torvalds Says Valve Is Exploring a "Second Source" Against Microsoft

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The father of the Linux project, Linus Torvalds, talked about Valve and its potential role in the Linux ecosystem with the upcoming gaming consoles.

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Leftovers: Gaming

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Leftovers: Gaming

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Leftovers: Gaming

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Leftovers: Gaming

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Leftovers: Gaming

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  • Garry's Mod and Rust Dev Say Linux Is a Second Class Citizen

    Garry Newman, the developer behind the famous Garry's Mod and the survival MMO Rust, has made some very interesting comments about the lack of Linux players and why his studio doesn't really care about the open source platform.

  • Last Chance to Get "The Last Federation" 4X Strategy with an 80% Price Cut
  • Get the "Gone Home" FPS Puzzle Game with a Huge 88% Discount on Steam

    FPS adventure game Gone Home is now available on Steam for Linux with huge 88% price cut that will last for another day.

    Gone Home is a story driven game that is like nothing you've ever played until now. You don't get to meet anyone, and you don't get to interact with any other character. You're just trying to solve a mystery. Despite the fact that there are no enemies, and you don't get hurt in any way, the game manages to keep the suspense going with ease, and that's mostly due to the script and the gameplay itself.

  • Unity Game Engine to Get a Native Linux Editor Soon

    Unity is a game engine that managed to get a lot of developers and fans in the past couple of years. Even if it supports the Linux platform, there are no Linux tools just yet, and the developers have explained why that happened.

  • Vendetta Online 1.8.342 Brings Rendering Optimizations for OpenGL 4 and DirectX 11

    Guild Software announced this past weekend the availability of a new update for their Vendetta Online science-fiction MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game) for Windows, Android, Linux, Mac OS X, and iOS operating systems.

  • Solar 2 for Linux Review

    Solar 2 is described by its developers as a sandbox universe, but that doesn't quite cover it. And when you're having a problem describing the gameplay, you know that you have some something special.

  • Introducing SteamOS "brewmaster"

    Valve is pleased to announce the preview of the next SteamOS release, codenamed "brewmaster" and based on the latest Debian 8.1 stable release.

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