Linux Game Consortium is a premier gaming website created by Linux zealots to service
the ever growing Linux gaming community. At this moment, there are over 500 different
distributions (versions) of Linux on the market and growing. Holding 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 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.
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.
Areal Kickstarter suspended, West Games direct funding
Areal, the game pitched as a colorful, open-world post-apocalyptic adventure from “senior...
Frozen Endzone renamed, big update to Linux and Mac
Futuristic strategy game Frozen Endzone has received a huge update that rebrands the game with a new...
Verde Station first-person exploration for Linux, Mac, PC
A year alone in space and it will find anyone, They say: space madness. The big black boredom. The...
‘Lovely Planet’ 3D First Person Shooter hits Linux, Mac, PC
Publisher tinyBuild Games and India-based indie one man developer QUICKTEQUILA are bringing this...
Dungeon Defenders Eternity released for Linux, Mac, PC
The original Dungeon Defenders now comes in an all-in-one package called Dungeon Defenders...
Gods Will Be Watching launch trailer released
Devolver Digital has released the launch trailer for Gods Will Be Watching, a point-and-click...
Mighty No. 9 gameplay footage for Beck and Call
Mega Man might have the ability to change color when he uses the powers of his vanquished foes,...
OlliOllu Out Now for PC, Mac, and Linux
OlliOllu Out Now for PC, Mac, and Linux: devolverdigital: Supreme cool dudes at Devolver Digital...
Timespinner an awesome pixel-based games on Kickstarter
Kickstarter campaign, primarily having a good idea. Yet it also pays to show evidence that the game...
TrinityVR motion control gun currently on Kickstarter
There may soon be a new controller for the Oculus Rift. TrinityVR has launched a Kickstarter for...
Crypt of the NecroDancer hits Early Access July 30
Break out the shovels, swords and dance pads; roguelike/rhythm hybrid Crypt of the NecroDancer is...
Push Me, Pull You gameplay revealed for Linux, Mac, PC
Push Me, Pull You, a bizarre, horrifying co-op wrestling game about conjoined worm-people competing...
The Nightmare Cooperative available and on sale
Surviving in monster-filled dungeons is stressful enough, but in Nightmare Cooperative for PC, Mac...
'Off Grid' satire and stealth coming to Linux, Mac, PC
In 2011, Rich Metson was a metal worker who was just starting to dabble in the world of coding and...
Kickstarter funded Sunset for Linux, Mac and Windows PC
Sunset has been funded on Kickstarter with $67,636 raised of a requested $25,000, allowing...
STALKER developers Areal prototype - a first look
The first prototype video for first-person shooter Areal, currently in development from former...
Sokobond a chemistry puzzler hits Steam on July 21
The developers behind the critically-lauded Sokobond have revealed a Steam launch date for the...
Bloxland Story release date for Linux, Mac and PC
Bitbox Games has announced that Bloxland Story will release soon for Windows Phone, PC, Mac, and...
Darkwood horror adventure coming to Linux, Mac and PC
Top-down survival-horror adventure Darkwood is coming to Steam Early Access on 24th July for PC, Mac...
DieselStormers hits Early Access, coming to Linux, Mac
Founded in 2012 and Indie Game Studio based in Offenburg, Germany, Black Forest Games looked to...
Why Linux gaming?Being at the forefront on the server scene and free software. A major game changer in everything from basic software to cloud computing and innovative application development.
The desktop has moved into the mainstream years ago. Nearly every big box store computer sales area has heard of Ubuntu. The first thing they mention, are their mainstream games for
That's why we are here. Advocating for our beloved platform and instigating change in the gaming community.
Why now?Ubuntu was a huge introduction in an “easy to use” operating system. Together with an “always free” commitment plus the availability of games using the Quake 3 engine software
became a major motivator. So it is time now to bring gaming to Linux and experience greater stability through an open-source platform established by the community. Showing commercial game development
what they have been ignoring. And create further opportunity for independant developers to create new games.
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.