Monthly Archives: August 2012

Valve starts Linux blog

Valve Software has launched a Linux blog where the Linux community should be informed about the development efforts and progress of Steam on Linux. In the first blog post, named Steam’d Penguins, the plans for the upcoming version of Steam for Linux have been presented. Here is a brief summary of the first blog entry: Gabe Newell… Read More »

Prominent Linux growth at Valve

Sam Lantinga “Slouken” – co-founder and former lead developer at Loki Software, founder of Simple DirectMedia Layer, longtime development and engineering leader at Blizzard, joins Valve. Sam Lantinga announced it on the mailing-list of SDL.org recently : I just wanted to let everybody know that I landed at Valve, and I’mliterally moving today. 🙂 In the time of Loki Software… Read More »

Garry’s Mod and Painkiller are coming to Linux

After the announcement of Football Manager 2014 coming to Linux, the first signs of the the upcoming Linux versions of Garry’s Mod and Painkiller Hell & Damnationappeared in the Steam database. Garry’s Mod is a sandbox physics game based on the Valve’s 3D engine Source and the physics engine Havok. This very successful game title has been existing for… Read More »