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.

How to program games with the LÖVE gaming engine on the Raspberry Pi

How to program games with the LÖVE gaming engine on the Raspberry Pi
What's the next step after you've outgrown drag-and-drop programming? We explain how to get started with the LÖVE game engine, which uses the...Read more

A Game Boy emulator for the Apple Watch, RPG Maker comes to Linux, and more gaming news

Open gaming roundup for March 11-25, 2017
In this bi-weekly open gaming roundup, we take a look at a Game Boy emulator for your Apple Watch, RPG Maker for Linux, Star Citizen switching to...Read more

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