gaygamer.net: Joystiq is reporting that Gamestop is hiring (an encouraging sign in this era of developer layoffs) talent not only to bring its cloud gaming service to Android, but to Linux-based platforms as well.
opensource.com: On April 12 the Humble Frozenbyte Bundle of games went up for sale--for whatever price you want, and it's all DRM-free. As of this morning, the average Linux user was paying the most at $11.68, while the average Windows user was paying the least at $4.02.
gamingonlinux.info: Vertigo is an arcade game that is completely free, open-source and cross-platform. I built it using Ogre and BulletPhysics. For Linux, I tested on the following distributions: Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10 and Debian Lenny.
phoronix.com: But there are many other open-source game engines out there too, including a new one that's just recently come about: r5ge, short for the R5 Game Engine.
h-online.com: For some users computer games are little more than "the things I do when I should be working", a soothing distraction or a waste of time and space. For others games are a matter of life and death, the bane of partners, the be all and end all of computing, and the reason why we bother.
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junauza.com: With Linux matching Windows and Mac head-to-head in almost every field, indie developers are ensuring that gaming on Linux doesn't get left behind. Here's a look at the top 5 paid games that are making noise:
jeffhoogland.blogspot: Something that really irks me however is when a company creates a game in OpenGL (See Blizzard and Valve) to run on Mac OSX, but at the same time refuses to support the Linux operating system. Angry Birds works on iOS, Maemo, Android, and Windows - yet they refuse to make a general Linux installer.
gamingonlinux.info: Today I had the pleasure of chatting with Michael Bok of The Zod Engine via google talk. This is the most fun I've had chatting to developer so far.