Wine 1.3.29view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – The latest development release of Wine has been announced. New features in this release include: Extensive support for VBScript. Various improvements to the calendar common control. A number of XRender fixes and optimizations. Several new functions in the MSVCP runtime. A number of audio fixes. DirectDraw cleanups. Various bug fixes. Download: Wine 1.3.29 (Software)

Nikki and the Robots 0.4view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Nikki and the Robots 0.4 got released and you can view a video showing the changes at Vimeo or YouTube: We released Nikki and the Robots 0.4.0 ( actually), which you can download here or via in-game updater. The new features are: New robot: Canon! It shoots canon balls that disappear after 10 seconds Players [...] (Software)

Trine 2view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Frozenbyte’s upcoming Trine 2 is due to launch soon, so here’s a new trailer! (Software)

Bitfighter multi-player Indie game, needs you.view story

http://linuxaria.com – Bitfighter is a free multi-player 2-D space combat game with Robotron-like controls. It’s a team-based strategy game featuring retro vector graphics and customizable ships. It’s fast, fun, and frenetic. Bitfighter centers around creating and playing levels made by others. This is done by players hosting servers. (Software)

Wine 1.3.25view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Version 1.3.25 of Wine has been announced. Changes in this release include Rewrite of the audio support, using the Win7 architecture. Old-style sound drivers for Jack, NAS and ESD are removed. Graphics driver architecture changes for the DIB engine. Improved handling of the shell recycle bin. Better joystick support in DirectInput. Initial stub for VBScript [...] (Software)

BTM Tech Demo story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Swing Swing Submarine published an updated tech demo build for Blocks That Matter, their upcoming platforming/puzzle game. Changes: Bugfixes Better menu keyboard binding (Enter to select, Escape to Return or Quit) Up keyboard arrow can be sue to jump (duplicated binding) WIP (well, very WIP) keyboard and gamepad ingame configurators (from the Options menu) Volume mutted when [...] (Software)

King Arthur’s Goldview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – King Arthur’s Gold is a 2D multiplayer game project inspired by Soldat and Minecraft where players build castles and combat one another. Download: [ kag2d.com ] (Software)

World of Padman 1.5.4view story

http://www.linuxgames.com – World of Padman, an open source first person shooter which is also spinning up a new website, just saw it’s 1.5.4 beta release: The new version solves some major game play issue like bots standing idle in CTL game mode and placing a BamBam into solid brushes. We added a new quick info (or tool-tip) [...] (Software)

PAX Recognitionview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Wired pointed out two Linux games in their “10 Clever Indie Games Ready to Shine at PAX” preview, Atom Zombie Smasher and Snapshot. Both games were among those chosen by a panel for display at the convention as the PAX 10; congratulations to the developers! (Software)

Those Birds Sure Are Pissedview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – A while back, Google released a free beta version of the immensely popular cross-platform game Angry Birds in their Chrome web store. In Chromium, only the SD version renders properly for me (WebGL vs. Canvas I assume but I haven’t had a chance to look all that deeply), but YMMV. It’s pretty nutty how addictive [...] (Software)