Gaming

Gaming is rapidly expanding beyond proprietary operating systems to a wide variety of platforms, including Linux, and open source games are regularly being released. Would you like to learn more? Check out our introduction to open gaming.

Steam's redesign, a new open VR/AR standard, and more gaming news

Open gaming roundup for February 25 - March 11, 2017
In this open gaming roundup, we take a look at a new virtual and augmented reality standard, Steam's new look, and more.Read more

SteamVR comes to Linux, a new game engine, and more gaming news

Open gaming roundup for February 12-25, 2017
In this edition of our open gaming roundup, we take a look at the SteamVR for Linux beta, a new open source game engine, and more.Read more

Civilization VI comes to Linux, GDC 2017, and more open gaming news

Open gaming roundup for January 29-February 11, 2017
We take a look at the release of Civilization VI for Linux, the upcoming Game Developer Conference, and more open gaming news.Read more

Gaming Out in the Open miniconference inspires developers

Gaming Out in the Open miniconference inspires developers
Gaming Out in the Open: Open Source and Games miniconference at linux.conf.au this year featured 10 presenters, a session of lightning talks, and a "...Read more

New Minecraft launcher comes to Linux, Tilt Brush Toolkit, and more open gaming news

Open gaming roundup for January 15-28, 2017
In this bi-weekly open gaming roundup, we take a look at the new Minecraft launcher, Google's Tilt Brush Toolkit, a linux.conf.au talk about porting...Read more

Discord chat and VOIP on Linux, game streaming on any device, and more

Open gaming roundup
In this open gaming roundup, we take a look at Discord, a popular chat and VOIP client among gamers which is now supported on Linux; a new Gaming as...Read more

Nintendo Switch to use Vulkan, System76 aids in NVIDIA bug fixing, and more gaming news

Open gaming roundup for December 18 - 31, 2016
In this bi-weekly open gaming roundup, we take a look at the upcoming Nintendo console, System76's joint effort with NVIDIA to fix driver bugs, and...Read more

Top 7 Linux games of 2016

Top Linux Games of 2016
What were the hot Linux games of the year? We pick a few favorites.Read more