Lost Marine is a Quake 2 Remake built on the Doom3 Engine - now the official Linuxport is out.
There is something I like about playing games that is, strangely enough, much the same as what I enjoy about reading science fiction or fantasy. My game recommendation for this month is called Fish Fillets Next Generation, and it definitely fits into the out there category. Perhaps a little description to start with...
Nintendo's next generation video game machine won't be out until 2006, but Reggie Fils-Aime, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Nintendo of America hinted this week the company might have a surprise up its sleeve.
OOlite is a homage to the original space trading game, Elite. It encompasses all the charm of Elite while adding in some excellent new features and community mods. Today we've got a review of OOlite for Linux and also an OOlite play guide.
PowerVR-enabled mobile 3D hardware acceleration facilitates advanced levels of 3D gaming performance at low power consumption. We can now show PC games like Quake III Arena and Quake Mobile running at compellingly high frame rates on a handheld device.
As soon as I read the news on Slashdot that id Software's just released Quake 4 was already available as both a Linux client and game server, I ran out and dropped $50 for the game. The box contained 4 CDs, a game guide, and a license key. But that's not enough to let you play Quake 4 on Linux.
Cold War is a mixed third-first person shooter similar to Splinter Cell and follows the story of a freelance journalist who finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy that aims to control the U.S.S.R. Finally a demo is released.
America's Army is a tactical 3d shooter commissioned by the US Army. Phoronix has plenty of screenshots here.
VIA together with S3 Graphics are sponsoring the DreamHack 2005 event, taking place 24-27 November in Sweden, and the hosting of the first ever large-scale QUAKE 4 LAN tournament.
At its Blizzcon conference in Anaheim, Calif. on Friday, Blizzard Entertainment revealed the first details of an expansion pack planned for World of Warcraft called The Burning Crusade.
Finally and after skipping one release, latest version of America's Army (version 2.5.0) is available for Linux. America's Army is a tactical 3d shooter commissioned by the US Army. Our old friend Ryan "icculus" Gordon released a native linux port again.
Here is a nice little cfg file tweak guide and, believe it or not, a 750+ screenshot walkthrough.
Now a story on a subject near and dear to my heart. Rarely has a game caused me to have to upgrade any hardware, but Quake 4 pushed me to upgrade my amount of ram and left me wishing I could afford more. What is it that makes it so much more demanding than doom3/roe? Although the test machine for the article is quite decked out, this could be a valuable comparison.
Sony Computer Entertainment has awarded prizes to three students using PlayStation2-Linux development kits donated by Sony.
id software released the long awaited Quake4 Tuesday and promised Linux binaries within the week. They had them posted in 2 days! Such commitment to Linux users should be rewarded. Phoronix has posted many screenshots to tempt even the most passive of souls.
Several online stores are accepting pre-orders for an inexpensive handheld Linux gaming device expected to ship Nov. 30. The Gamepark Holdings GP2X-F100 features dual ARM9 processors, USB 2.0, and a 3.5-inch color LCD.
As promised, id Software has released the Linux retail client/server patch for Quake 4, offering Penguin-powered gamers the opportunity to play this sci-fi first-person shooter sequel by Raven Software on their OS of choice.
The Quake IV Linux FAQ has appeared online. Having hardware requirements, installation instructions, and other userful information, it's a page you might want to bookmark.
Although we don't cover many retail software game launches here at Phoronix, unless of course they happen to be native to GNU/Linux, today is one of the days this year in which Linux, and Windows, gamers can be ecstatic over, and that's the long awaited launch of Quake 4.