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Godot Engine 4.0 gets a first Release Candidate

By Liam Dawe,
Game developers might want to begin to look closer at this one! The free and open source Godot Engine is about to have the biggest update ever with 4.0 that now has a first Release Candidate.

Command & Conquer - Combined Arms adds the start of a campaign mode

By Liam Dawe,
Command & Conquer - Combined Arms is a free and open source game pack made with the OpenRA game engine, the bundles together forces from various classic Westwood RTS games including Allies, Soviets, Nod, GDI and the Scrin.

The Callisto Protocol got a Steam Deck upgrade

By Liam Dawe,
The Callisto Protocol, the horror game that was inspired by Dead Space, has recently gained a hardcore mode and a dedicated Steam Deck upgrade too.

Zelda-lite classic Anodyne gets a much upgraded fan remake

By Liam Dawe,
Anodyne from Analgesic Productions recently celebrated a 10th anniversary, and the community delivered in style with a full fan remake for modern platforms thanks to the previous source code release.

Point and click adventure Splittown gets a new Linux demo

By Liam Dawe,
Splittown is an upcoming point and click adventure about the Cold War, where the world is split in two and now there's a Linux demo.

Interior Worlds is an upcoming weird spooky liminal space photography game

By Liam Dawe,
A slightly spooky and weird exploration game about taking snaps, Interior Worlds seems interesting and it's coming to Linux too.

February Humble Choice includes Fallout 76, Thronebreaker, Pathfinder

By Liam Dawe,
Need some more quality games? Humble Choice for February 2023 is up with a fresh set of games and there's some good stuff included like Fallout 76.

Trackmania is looking great on Steam Deck and Linux desktop

By Liam Dawe,
Trackmania has released on Steam recently and thanks to the recent Ubisoft Connect fixes from Valve in Proton 7.0-6, Trackmania works great on Steam Deck.

Customizable platform fighter Fraymakers is out in Early Access

By Liam Dawe,
With some really slick animations, the customizable platform fighter Fraymakers has launched in Early Access on Steam with Linux support.

Colony builder Maia gets big optimizations, along with controller and Steam Deck support

By Liam Dawe,
A name I've not heard for a while that I seemed to miss some emails on recently. Colony building sim Maia, from developer Simon Roth, had a rather big upgrade.

Star Wars Dark Forces source port The Force Engine adds Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
The Force Engine is a free and open source game engine reimplementation for Star Wars Dark Forces, with upcoming support of Outlaws. The latest release version 1.08 adds Linux support!

Space looter-shooter EVERSPACE 2 set to launch on April 6

By Liam Dawe,
EVERSPACE 2 from ROCKFISH Games is ready to properly blast off on April 6th and it's looking mighty fine.

Steam Next Fest - February 2023 edition brings lots of demos

By Liam Dawe,
Running until February 13th, you've again got a while to cram in trying out as many demos as possible in Steam Next Fest - February 2023 edition.

Steam and Steam Deck Beta fixes pages not rendering, plus GE-Proton 7-49 out now

By Liam Dawe,
Valve put out another small Beta update for Steam Desktop and Steam Deck that fixes some more annoying bugs.

Building a Retro Linux Gaming Computer - Part 24: Mother Knows Best

By Hamish,
My mother's favourite game on Linux is without a doubt Frozen Bubble. It is a casual game in all of the best ways; one you can dive into and learn at your own pace thanks to its simple but repeatable formula. Consider this to be a snapshot in time back to 2002, from right before the game was to take the world by storm.

Get some laid-back life sims and builders in this latest game bundle

By Liam Dawe,
The Sim-ple Life Bundle from Humble Bundle is another that has a few good looking indie gems you might want to relax with.

Superhero strategy game Capes now being published by Daedalic Entertainment

By Liam Dawe,
Daedalic Entertainment have now teamed up with Spitfire Interactive to help their work on the superhero strategy game Capes.

NVIDIA Vulkan Beta 525.47.07 supports extension to help VKD3D-Proton DXR

By Liam Dawe,
Seems like a future update of VKD3D-Proton that translates Direct3D 12 to Vulkan for Proton, for Windows games on Linux desktop and Steam Deck, will make use of a newer extension available in the new NVIDIA Vulkan Beta 525.47.07 release.

Gorgeous puzzler Bonfire Peaks getting a 3-part DLC starting March 2nd

By Liam Dawe,
Easily one of the best puzzle games to release back in 2021 and frankly it's criminally overlooked, is set to get a whole lot bigger with the Lost Memories 3-part DLC.

Zero Wing, Twin Cobra and other Toaplan classics get upgraded for PC

By Liam Dawe,
All your base are belong to us. Toaplan are having some absolute classics revived including Zero Wing, Out Zone, Twin Cobra and Truxton with a PC release and enhancements. Oh, and Native Linux support to ensure they're great on Steam Deck too.