Monthly Archives: November 2013

Portal 2 Released for Linux

The most successful game titles poduced by Valve and generally one of the most successful computer games, has been released for Linux. While the first Portal has been available on Linux for a year now, Valve was working on other titles for Linux, like Left 4 Dead 2, Dota 2 or the new game consoles “Steam machines”,… Read More »

Total War Series finally appears on Linux

The British video games company The Creative Assembly has finally begun releasing successful strategy games of the Total War series for Linux. The first title that was published recently is Empire: Total War. All the games of the series Total War combine turn-based resource management, with real-time strategy battles. Now the Linux gamers can hope that… Read More »

The first “Steam Machine” has been revealed

“Steam Machines” from Valve to “conquer” the living room, the first “Steam Machine” has been revealed recently. The American company iBuyPower has revealed its own vision of a Steam box to compete with the recently released game consoles from Microsoft and Sony. The new Steam box will be available in two versions, codenamed Gordon and Freeman. It should… Read More »

Metro Last Light released for Linux

Since the announcement of Steam Machines, more and more AAA games are being released for Linux. This time, the Ukrainian development studio 4A Games and the German Game Publisher Deep Silver have published the very successful and, perhaps graphically the most elaborate first-person shooter for Linux at the moment, Metro Last Light. With very sophisticated and… Read More »

Leadwerks is on the way to Steam Dev Days

In June, we have already reported about the Software company Leadwerks porting its game development toolkits Leadwerks 3 to Linux. This should not only help to promote Linux as a gaming platform but also as a platform for the game development. After reaching its goal on Kickstarter.com, Leadwerks has started the beta testing Leadwerks 3.1 on Linux.… Read More »