Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
November 23, 2014
arrowPress Releases
November 23, 2014
PR Newswire
View All






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Leadwerks Game Engine makes Linux its primary platform
Leadwerks Game Engine makes Linux its primary platform
May 27, 2014 | By Mike Rose

May 27, 2014 | By Mike Rose
Comments
    4 comments
More: Console/PC, Programming, Business/Marketing



While Linux is gathering speed when it comes to game development support, Windows is still the lead platform for PC games. Leadwerks is looking to shift more devs over to Linux, with the launch of its game engine tools on Ubuntu.

Leadwerks ran a successful Kickstarter campaign last summer to put solid 3D game development tools on Linux, with the aim to allow developers to build their games within the Linux operating system.

The company today announced that its engine tools have launched on the Ubuntu Software Center -- and Leadwerks now plans to focus on Ubunty as its primary supported platform, even over its Windows engine.

Leadwerks CEO Josh Klint noted that there are plenty of exciting advances right now when it comes to Linux and video games, not least Valve's recently announced SteamOS and the barrage of Linux-based Steam Machines that are due to launch in the coming years.

More information can be found on the Leadwerks website.


Related Jobs

Infinity Ward / Activision
Infinity Ward / Activision — Woodland Hills, California, United States
[11.22.14]

Lead Game Designer - Infinity Ward
DeNA
DeNA — San Francisco, California, United States
[11.21.14]

Senior Build and Release Engineer
Filament Games LLC
Filament Games LLC — Madison, Wisconsin, United States
[11.21.14]

Game Engineer
The Workshop
The Workshop — Marina del Rey, California, United States
[11.21.14]

Programmer









Loading Comments

loader image