Linux Game Consortium is a premier gaming website created by Linux zealots to service the ever growing gaming community. At this moment, there are over 4000 different distributions (versions) of the operating system are on the market and growing. Holding over 90% of the industries top 500 super computers and running on everything right down to handheld gaming devices.
Compared to a few short years back, the number of commercial games and privately developed gaming applications has grown exponentially. Making the purpose behind the LGC that much more important than ever before.
For users, newbies (you know who you are), and experts alike. This is for you as well. Creating a centralized market place for game applications and top open source gaming software, saving you having to scour the internet in search of online games to download.
For game developers, it's an outlet to showcase and retail your games. Which is definitely not a new idea but does establish a place to host your downloadable game(s) online.
Dying Light patch, fixes, and new DLC
Dying Light gets patch 1.4 on 10th March, and with the new hard mode. This update also improves the...
Magicka 2 releases May 26, Linux in the fall
Magicka 2 will release May 26, according to the creative trailer above. The series’ unique...
The SteamOS Sale bring epic games to Linux
All of us here at Linux Game News are taken with the SteamOS sale on Steam. Where a couple of...
RPG Paradise Never coming to Linux, Mac and PC
Kitty Lambda Games and Devolver Digital have announced that Paradise Never will be coming to Linux,...
Shadowrun Online gets renamed by developer
Shadowrun Online developer Cliffhanger Productions has announced the game’s name has been changed...
Steam Link in-home streaming box revealed
Valve just announced a slew of new Steam-related products, including Source 2 and a new product...
Unreal Engine 4, Unity 5, Source 2 are now free
There seems to be an amassed release of free game engines according to Unreal Engine 4, Unity 5, and...
Don’t Be Patchman action adventure on Kickstarter
Don’t Be Patchman is a new family-friendly video game that features Patchman versus Drones...
Knights of Pen & Paper 2 release date announced
Knights of Pen & Paper 2 was both announced and given a release date at this year’s...
Tinertia a hardcore platformer for Linux, Mac, PC
The creators of Tinertia, call it a”Hardcore platformer with no jump button”,...
NEON STRUCT release date for Linux, Mac and PC
NEON STRUCT is a political thriller stealth game set in a concrete-and-neon brutalist vision of the...
Necropolis gameplay images released
Harebrained Schemes’ latest game Necropolis, blends third-person combat with procedurally...
Valve and HTC partnership announced for VR headset
A major partnership with leading game developer Valve and HTC was recently announced at a Mobile...
Two new screenshots for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Recently two images for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt have surfaced on the game’s Facebook page. Picked...
Underworld Ascendant reaches Kickstarter goal
Ultima Underworld developer Paul Neuarth, along with the other members of OtherSide Entertainment,...
Wasteland 2 RPG to have better visuals and modding
Released last year, InXile Entertainment continues to update its crowdfunded RPG, Wasteland 2....
Shadowrun Online now under Nordic Games
Shadowrun Online is getting a new injection of funding from its new publisher, Nordic Games. The...
Jetpack Squad schmup coming to Linux, Mac and PC
A 2D side-scrolling shooter with physics-driven animation and crazy action is coming to Linux, Mac...
Sublevel Zero FPS roguelike coming to Linux, Mac, PC
Indie developer Sigtrap and independent games publisher Mastertronic are thrilled to announce 6DoF...
Velocity 2X coming to Linux, Mac, PC, Xbox One
Acclaimed PS4 and Vita shmup/platformer hybrid Velocity 2X is coming to Linux, Mac, Windows PC,...
One of the biggest developments in games, The Humble Bundle are making massive
strides to native games and demanding Linux support for software. Let alone users who
are throwing money at it, typically providing a quarter of the total money collected and
showing there is a definite market. Applications for Indie games are thriving on Linux,
the Humble Bundle has not only helped publicize games but also proves there is an
untapped market for such games.
As far as development is concerned, the library support for gaming is provided by different
applications of OpenGL, ALSA, OpenAL and SDL, cross-platform multimedia wrappers
around system-dependent libraries.
The DRI project provides open source video card drivers, software for NVIDIA and ATI/AMD
also release binary kernel modules for their video cards.
Several gaming peripherals also work with Linux, such as gaming mice from Roccat,
which have official Linux drivers, even a free software user-space utility. Several game
development tools also run on Linux, including 3D game engine applications, Unity3D, Unigine and
Spring the real time strategy engine.
Linux Game News
The industry would not be instigating change in applications if it were not for the game and
industry news. The Linux Game News and RSS feed bring you the latest developments in
the community as well related applications in operating systems such as Android. Not to mention
emerging software innovations in the gaming world. Sharing an abundance of growth in
deployments and applications for greater performance.