Category:  News

By RootGamer, November 14, 2012 1 Crowd funding, Distance, News

With over 60hrs remaining, the Distance kickstarter project completed it’s funding. This  promising arcade racer,  build with Unity3D engine will come to our beloved OS. They announced Linux support some time ago We’re excited to announce that Distance will officially be supported on Linux! We tested Distance using the Unity 4 beta, and we feel confident that we can safely bring Distance to Linux. You can… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 13, 2012 1 Download, News

Glest is a freeware, opensource RTS (Real Time Strategy) where your goal is to build up an army and defeat your foe. Bundled with two default factions and a handful of maps, it was originally a square-off between the Magic and Tech factions, but later expanded to become modable, and boasts dozens of mods to date. The critical success of Glest is largly acknowledged to… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 12, 2012 0 Blizzard, News, PlayOnLinux

Previous week more messages appeared on forums and reddit of banned Diablo 3 Linux gamers. Early this year Blizzard banned quite some account who abused Linux and virtual machines to (successfully) farm Diablo 3 realms. With the option to sell those pickups for real money. Pretty impressive, however Blizzard began banning accounts they also  banned many Linux gamers – who are not cheaters. We’ve extensively… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 12, 2012 0 News, Petition

Current or prospective subscribers of Guild Wars 2 using the GNU/Linux system would like ArenaNet to consider partnering with the Wine project. Interoperability with GNU/Linux and other POSIX-compliant systems will be very much appreciated and beneficial to all. To remain partisan by making Guild Wars 2 officially available for Windows NT variant and OS X users only is not a fair practice to your subscribers…. Read More »

By RootGamer, November 11, 2012 0 Download, News, OpenMW

The OpenMW team is proud to announce the release of version 0.19.0! Release packages for Ubuntu are now available via our Launchpad PPA. Release packages for other platforms are available on our Download page. This version introduces Sleeping, Potions, DEATH!!, Spell Creation, Travel, and many other features. Check out the release video: Known Issues: Launcher crashes on OS X < 10.8 Extreme shaking can occur during exterior… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 11, 2012 0 Crowd funding, News, Pier solar hd

Pier Solar was originally designed and developed for the SEGA Mega Drive & SEGA Genesis. Yes, you read that right!! It was actually the only newly developed game for SEGA’s 16-bit system in the new millennium. It’s not a port, fan translation, or a copy of any other game. Pier Solar is a 100% brand new, entirely original,16-bit RPG. Pier Solar is a 16-bit RPG… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 11, 2012 0 Download, News, Openxcom

OpenXcom, an open-source reimplementation of the X-Com: UFO Defense game developed by Mythos and Microprose, has reached version 0.4.5. This version is so fully packed with all sorts of fixes that some even grew into improvements and new features. Updated Windows downloads are now available, other platforms/versions will follow shortly (yes I will make a proper tarball…). Here’s the full changelog: New features: Ufopaedia Hungarian… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 11, 2012 0 News, Nvidia

NVIDIA announced the latest NVIDIA GeForce drivers — R310 — double the performance(!) and dramatically reduce game loading times for those gaming on the Linux operating system. The result of almost a year of development by NVIDIA, Valve and other game developers, the new GeForce R310 drivers are designed to give GeForce customers the best possible Linux-based PC gaming experience — and showcase the enormous… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 7, 2012 0 News, Steam

Some people at reddit figured out how to run steam without the need of a beta account! Basicly its a loophole and not a hack. However this work-aground is in violation with Valve’s Terms of Service! We recommend you to use a 2nd steam account.

By RootGamer, November 7, 2012 0 News

Today is a big day for Linux Gaming. Developer Valve made an announcement on their blog The Steam for Linux Beta client supports the free-to-play game Team Fortress 2. Approximately two dozen additional Steam titles are now also available for play on Linux systems. Additionally, the Steam for Linux Beta client includes Big Picture, the mode of Steam designed for use with a TV and… Read More »