Out of Pocketview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Updates have been scarce lately, as I’m moving across the continental US in the next week. Regardless, if there’s a news item you want mentioned, please let us know and we’ll get it posted ASAP. I managed to hit QuakeCon briefly this weekend; I didn’t see RAGE myself but I heard very positive impressions. Also, QuakeLive [...] (Software)

Quake Live for Linux to be released soonview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Quake Live for Linux is according to 1up.com just around the corner, .i.e. due this Tuesday, August 18th: During the QuakeCon 2009 press conference, id President Todd Hollenshead announced what many non-Windows computer users had been asking about for months. Quake Live, id software’s browser based shooter, would be adding support for Linux and Macintosh operating [...] (Software)

Mad Skill Motocross Beta Releasedview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – In a former post the developers of Mad Skill Motocross assured that they will release a beta version of their game if they achieve over 1000 friends on their facebook page. This actually happened recently and downloads of the beta for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows are available. This post was submitted by c3rb3rus. (Software)

LGP Needs Game Portersview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Thanks to a reader for letting us know that Linux Game Publishing is looking for programmers: Description: We are looking for two experienced software developers. The following skills are essential: * Strong C/C++ Also, one or more of the following skills are essential: * OpenGL, with some knowledge of DirectX [...] (Software)

YS Flight Updateview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Thanks to sawyerix for letting us know that YS Flight has updated their Linux binary to be more compatible with modern Linux distributions. Download: [ nifty.com ] (Software)

Bionic Heartview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Tycoon Games, a visual novel developer, has announced the release of the science-fiction-themed Bionic Heart: The game is set in the not too far future of London 2099, where climatic catastrophes have changed the Earth’s climate permanently. In this interactive novel, bionic beings and complex technologies, clash with complicated relationships and even more complicated romance. Wise [...] (Software)

LinuxLinks on Chessview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – LinuxLinks has a new article up examining chess software: Linux chess software generally is separated into a “front end” application and a “chess engine”. There is a wide range of chess-playing software for Linux, which can defeat most master players under tournament conditions. Computer chess has been a phenomenal success, aiding chess analysis, and allowing players [...] (Software)

NVIDIA Driver v185.18.29view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – NVIDIA has released a new Linux display driver build, version 185.18.29, for 32-bit and 64-bit x86 Linux systems that utilize their graphics hardware. The changelog delineates the various bugfixes. As always, hit the README for additional info. Download: [ nvidia.com ] (Software)

Golems Universal Constructor Open-Betaview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Golems Universal Constructor is a highly addictive 3D physics and artificial intelligence simulator. It is cross-platform and written in Java. It is currently in open-beta and the developers are always looking for new testers. The easy-to-use interface allows you to build simple or complex designs which react to newtonian physics. Joints, motors and sensors can [...] (Software)

Open Source Transport Sim Showdownview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – dannystaple sent in the following article: Did you enjoy playing with model trains as a kid? Me too. Do you still want to play with them now? The transport simulation genre gives you a great way to indulge the hobby without requiring a lot of loft space and a very tolerant wife. OpenTTD and Simutrans both [...] (Software)