Old World from the Civilization IV designer releases on Steam along with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Old World is a new Native Linux historical strategy game from Soren Johnson, Lead Designer of Civilization IV and Offworld Trading Company and Mohawk Games.

KDE Plasma 5.25 Beta is out now for testing

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for even more improvements to come to the KDE Plasma desktop? I know I am and Plasma 5.25 Beta is now available.

Broken Sword 5 - the Serpent's Curse gets spruced up, works on Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
Broken Sword 5 - the Serpent's Curse from Revolution Software just had a big update to improve how it handles on modern systems and screen resolutions. It also works great on the Steam Deck.

The modular Framework Laptop gets a new model with 12th Gen Intel

By Liam Dawe,
Framework are doing some great things after the first model of the modular Framework Laptop, then the mainboard release and new an upgraded model with 12th Gen Intel.

Developer of popular noise suppression tool NoiseTorch has dev machine compromised

By Liam Dawe,
Are you a user of NoiseTorch? It's a popular way of getting some pretty great noise suppression on your microphone, to keep out all that background noise or a hammer hitting your desk. Sadly, the developer had a machine compromised.

The Linux port of Psychonauts 2 will land next week

By Liam Dawe,
Having you been holding out for the Native Linux port of Psychonauts 2? Well, the developer has announced after a long wait that it's just about to finally land.

Mesa 22.1.0 out now improving open source graphics

By Liam Dawe,
Mesa 22.1.0 is out now bringing tons of improvements for open source graphics drivers for OpenGL and Vulkan.

Humble Battles of Yore Bundle has plenty for Linux and Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
A collection of RPGs, grand strategy and more modern spiritual successors to legendary PC games of yore apparently. Humble have an interesting bundle of titles in the Battles of Yore Bundle.

Canonical seek Software Engineers for the 'Ubuntu Gaming Experience' team

By Liam Dawe,
Up for helping to improve Ubuntu Linux and get it into shape for more gaming? Now is your chance, as Canonical are hiring exactly for that.

Godot Engine 3.5 RC 1 is up with a new asynchronous shader compilation system

By Liam Dawe,
Godot Engine 3.5 is getting close to release with a first Release Candidate available for developers to test the next version of this open source game engine.

Gamescope from Valve pulls in support for NVIDIA Image Scaling

By Liam Dawe,
Gamescope, an open source project from Valve that's part of what powers the Steam Deck, now has support for NVIDIA Image Scaling.

Pixel art survival horror game Lamentum now supported on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Do you love pixel art and survival horror? Have a look at Lamentum from Obscure Tales and Neon Doctrine, as they have just released an official Native Linux build.

Path of Exile Sentinel rolls out, controller support works nicely on Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
With the big Sentinel update to Path of Exile out now, I gave it a spin on my Steam Deck to get a feel for the controls and it really does work nicely.

This Steam Deck Durability Test had me watching in horror

By Liam Dawe,
There's been various attempts to show how durable (or not so) the Steam Deck can be in various situations but JerryRigEverything definitely had me wincing.

Space souls-like expands with Hellpoint: Blue Sun set to arrive on July 12th

By Liam Dawe,
After not hearing much from Cradle Games and tinyBuild on Hellpoint, they've now announced the first major expansion Hellpoint: Blue Sun releases on July 12th. This is along with console next-gen stuff.

Songs of Conquest looks good on Linux, works quite well on Steam Deck too

By Liam Dawe,
Songs of Conquest is a brand new release from Lavapotion and Coffee Stain Publishing, a turn-based tactical RPG with kingdom management that definitely feels like Heroes of Might and Magic.

Looks like the Budgie desktop is coming to Fedora Linux officially

By Liam Dawe,
Do you love the Budgie desktop environment? Good news, another Linux distribution looks like it will have it soon with Fedora.

Fall Guys to become Epic Exclusive for new owners, so no Steam Deck support then

By Liam Dawe,
Here we go again. Another game is moving from Steam to become an Epic Exclusive and this time it's Fall Guys.

Vector graphics editor Inkscape 1.2 is officially out now

By Liam Dawe,
Inkscape is great for artists working on pretty much anything be it games, video or just for fun and a big new version has been released.

Super Hexagon is getting a big overhaul available in Beta now

By Liam Dawe,
Super Hexagon Neo is the upcoming big upgrade for Super Hexagon from Terry Cavanagh, originally released in 2012 it's remained a rather popular title.