Posts Tagged ‘Linux’

Valve today announced that Counter-Strike: Condition Zero is the latest game in the Valve catalog to make its Linux debut. “CS:CZ is the fifth Valve title to be released for Linux and, with its release, pushes the total number of […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced the release of the Steam client for Linux and a new sale, with discounts from 50-75% on 50 Linux games, to celebrate the release. The client is available to download from the Ubuntu Software Center and it […] Continue Reading »

 

Paradox Interactive today announced that Crusader Kings II for Linux is now available on Steam and additional titles are in development. “Heralded as one of the best strategy games of 2012, Crusader Kings II explores one of the defining eras […] Continue Reading »

 

Valve today announced the launch of the private Linux Steam beta. Additionally, Valve announced that gamers in Brazil can now pay for games in Brazillian reais starting with the Boleto payment method and later with BoaCompra, PagSegura and local credit […] Continue Reading »

 

The Valve Linux blog has been updated with the announcement that an internal Linux beta will begin next week and a private, external beta for 1,000 users will happen at some point in October. “The private external beta will include: […] Continue Reading »

 

A new blog post was added to the Valve blog highlighting Source engine hardware testing. In an interesting development, the team has Left 4 Dead 2 running about 17% faster with Ubuntu and OpenGL than the standard Windows and Direct3D […] Continue Reading »

 

Croteam and Devolver Digital today announced that a Linux version of Serious Same 3: BFE is in development and will be released on Steam with Steamworks integration. The game is currently scheduled to be released before the end of the […] Continue Reading »

 

The Valve blog has been updated with a status update on the development of a Steam client for Linux and the porting of Source games. The company is focusing on supporting Ubuntu first but may extend support to other distributions. […] Continue Reading »

 

We reported yesterday on the possibility of Linux gamers being banned for playing Diablo III via Wine. Blizzard has since responded and it appears that the bans are very isolated. While they don’t state it outright, the ban claims were […] Continue Reading »

 

Linux Diablo III players running the game with Wine are apparently being banned according to several posts in the Battle.net forums. Wine allows Linux, Mac, FreeBSD and Solaris users to run Windows applications without Windows and has been available since […] Continue Reading »

 

The HumbleBundle website has been updated with the launch of "The Humble Indie Bundle 3", which includes "Crayon Physics Deluxe", "Cogs", "Hammerfight", "VVVVVV", and "And Yet It Moves". Portions of the proceeds will go to the EFF and Child's Play. […] Continue Reading »

 

Winch Gate today announced the release of a native Linux client for their MMORPG "Ryzom". Interested players can download a ready to run version or compile a version. "After releasing Ryzom to the free software community six months ago, with […] Continue Reading »