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.

7 open source terminal games for Linux

Gaming in the terminal
Do you yearn for the days of text adventures? With these open source games, the world of gaming at the terminal never has to end.Read more

7 open source Android apps for chess players

7 open source Android apps for chess players
With these seven open source apps, you can play chess against your phone or an online opponent, study and analyze chess games, turn your phone into a...Read more

OSVR's new headset, DeepMind learns gaming, and new Linux releases

Open gaming roundup for June 12-18, 2016
In this week's edition, we take a look at a new headset from OSVR, Google's DeepMind playing Montezuma's Revenge for rewards, and two new games out...Read more

HITMAN, Life is Strange, and new games out for Linux

Open gaming news roundup
In this week's edition, we take a look at HITMAN and Life is Strange for Linux, and new games out for Linux.Read more

Tomb Raider's patch to improve gameplay and new games out for Linux

Open gaming news roundup
In this week's edition, we take a look at Tomb Raider's patch to improve gameplay and new games out for Linux.Read more

10 open source alternatives to Minecraft

10 open source alternatives to Minecraft
Explore the top ten free Minecraft alternatives, all released under open source licenses, reviewed and brought together into one handy collection.Read more

SteamOS 2.80 beta, a Linux Unity3D editor update, and more open gaming news

SteamOS 2.80 beta, a Linux Unity3D editor update, and more open gaming news
In this week's edition, we take a look at the SteamOS 2.80 beta, Linux Unity3D editor update, and new games out for Linux.Read more

Space Nerds in Space, Ryzom on Steam, and more open gaming news

Space Nerds in Space, Ryzom on Steam, and more open gaming news
This week we're going to take a look at what's going on with Space Nerds in Space, Ryzom on Steam, and the newest OpenRA.Read more