Monthly Archives: June 2012

Valve seeking testers for the beta version of Steam on Linux

The Linux team at Valve is looking for beta testers for the Linux version of Steam. A comment about it was discovered on the Valve’s Linux Blog, according to which everyone wishing to participate in the beta program should express interest in a comment on the Valve’s Linux Blog or in an e-mail written to valvelinuxteam@valvesoftware.com. Here… Read More »

John Carmack not seeing viable Linux Game Market

Last week the co-founder and lead developer of the game studio id Software talked about Linux games during the keynote at the QuakeCon conference. While id Software supported Linux in the past, today John Carmack judges the Linux game market not profitable enough and simply does not see any potential in it for his company. He justified… Read More »

Carmageddon: Reincarnation coming to Linux

Today is the last day of the crowdfunding campaign Carmageddon: Reincarnation on KickStarter. Although there are still a few hours until completion of the project financing and the goal of $600k set for the Linux and Mac versions of the game has not been reached yet, the indi games studio Stainless Gameshas confirmed the release of the Linux version today. Carmageddon:… Read More »