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FreeSpace 2 Source Code Project releases version 21.0.0

By Liam Dawe,
FreeSpace and FreeSpace 2 are two of the absolute best space shooters around, and thankfully FreeSpace 2 continues living on very nicely with the FreeSpace 2 Source Code Project. A new release is up after another year of work.

Transport Fever 2 to release Vulkan API support on February 23

By Liam Dawe,
More Vulkan API goodness is coming with Urban Games announcing that Transport Fever 2 will release the big Vulkan update on February 23 along with a macOS version.

Dead Cells: Fatal Falls gives us more good excuses for another run

By Liam Dawe,
Dead Cells: Fatal Falls is the latest DLC out now for the supremely stylish mix of action-platforming and metroidvania elements in Dead Cells.

NVIDIA release the 460.39 Linux driver update, improved support for kernel 5.10+

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for a new stable NVIDIA driver for Linux? There's a new one out now with added GPU support and some tidying up work done with bug fixes too.

Google open sources VR painting app Tilt Brush

By Liam Dawe,
Tilt Brush, a popular VR app that lets users paint in a 3D space. Originally from Skillman & Hackett, it was later acquired by Google and now they've open sourced it.

Intel hits a new milestone with the Iris Xe "DG1" desktop graphics

By Liam Dawe,
The day has finally come for Intel, as they've now formally announced the first dedicated Xe GPU with the Intel Iris Xe "DG1".

Stadia gets Journey to the Savage Planet free for Pro, Madden NFL 21 coming

By Liam Dawe,
Stadia continues building up a nice selection of games for those interested in the convenience game streaming offers, with more titles announced now.

Save the world in the dark sci-fi adventure ENCODYA out now

By Liam Dawe,
ENCODYA is an adventure that follows a little girl with a world-changing plan and her big clumsy robot, set in a dark and grey cyberpunk Neo-Berlin it's a pretty bleak future.

Monster taming and farming mix in Ova Magica is up on Kickstarter and already funded

By Liam Dawe,
Ova Magica, a blending of casual farming in the spirit of Stardew Valley and Harvest Moon blended with monster taming and battling like something out of Pokemon is now live on Kickstarter.

With some epic 8-bit styled artwork Cyber Shadow is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Cyber Shadow from Aarne "MekaSkull" Hunziker and Yacht Club Games is an epic throwback to the likes of Ninja Gaiden and Shadow Of The Ninja and it's out now with Linux support.

Seriously deep monster-catching dungeon-crawler Siralim Ultimate releases in March

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for a run through the dungeons? How about to catch 1000s of monsters? Siralim Ultimate will see return of the deep RPG when it enters Early Access on March 12.

Colony building sim Maia surprises with a big feature release, gets ray-marched shadows

By Liam Dawe,
I always have a soft spot for Maia, a colony building sim from Simon Roth of Machine Studios with its very different take on building up a space colony on a distant world.

Try out Luxtorpeda, a Steam Play tool to run games in native game engines

By Liam Dawe,
There's quite a few games available on Steam that either don't support Linux, or do support Linux but like the Windows release there's a better way to run it perhaps with an open source game engine. Luxtorpeda will help with that.

Super sweet chilled-out game Kind Words has a nice free content update

By Liam Dawe,
Kind Words is one of the most chilled-out games around, although calling it a game feels a little weird. You write anonymous caring letters to real people around the world and it really is sweet.

VKD3D-Proton begins work to support DirectX Raytracing on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
There's a few mountains that Steam Play Proton still needs to climb over the next few years, to enable more Windows games and more features in those games to work under Linux. One big one is at least in progress.

GraviFire is a block-pushing puzzler with a gravity twist now on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Love your block-pushing puzzle games? GraviFire released back in November 2020, and it recently gained Linux support.

NVIDIA release the Vulkan Beta Driver 455.50.03, new extensions supported

By Liam Dawe,
Need to be on the bleeding edge of what NVIDIA have to offer? They just released driver version 455.50.03, as part of their Vulkan Beta Driver series.

Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood from The Coma devs launches February 10

By Liam Dawe,
Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood is going to take you on an adventure that loops over with twists and turns, featuring a narrative time-loop like some kind of Groundhog Day.

Critters for Sale is super weird, first episode out free and the rest this year

By Liam Dawe,
Love you wild adventures? Critters for Sale is one you should take a look at because this is the second time I've played it and I still have no idea what the hell is going on.

Lutris game manager v0.5.8.3 out, requires contributors to agree to a CLA

By Liam Dawe,
For regular Linux gamers, Lutris is pretty much a household name by now. For those that aren't - Lutris is a game manager allowing you to sort through all your games from various stores.
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