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NVIDIA 470.42.01 for Linux adds DLSS for Proton, Xwayland, asynchronous reprojection

By Liam Dawe,
This is it. The big one! NVIDIA has today released the NVIDIA 470.42.01 beta driver which brings in lots of fun new things and further improves their Linux support.

AMD releases FidelityFX Super Resolution, source code dropping mid-July

By Liam Dawe,
Today AMD released FidelityFX Super Resolution, their attempt to answer NVIDIA's DLSS and the source code to it is coming soon for developers to look at.

TI10: The International for Dota 2 may not happen in Sweden now as it's not elite enough

By Liam Dawe,
The saga continues for the major upcoming Dota 2 tournament TI10: The International, with it now switching countries due to Sweden not accepting it.

Heroic Games Launcher for Epic Games sees a small bug fix release ahead of the big 1.8

By Liam Dawe,
Heroic Games Launcher is an application built on top of the a command-line client called Legendary, and Heroic has a fresh bug fix release out to help ahead of a major release.

Residual aims to give us a 'new breed' of survival platformer in Q3 2021

By Liam Dawe,
Residual, a "new breed" of survival platformer from OrangePixel and revived publisher Apogee Entertainment is set to release in "Q3 2021" and there's a new trailer.

Peachleaf Valley is an upcoming farming-sim inspired otome visual novel

By Liam Dawe,
Peachleaf Valley, currently having a big success on Kickstarter is a visual novel inspired by farming life sims like Harvest Moon and Stardew Valley.

NVIDIA to launch DLSS support for Proton on Linux tomorrow (June 22)

By Liam Dawe,
While DLSS has been technically available in the NVIDIA drivers for Linux for some time now, the missing piece was support for Proton which will be landing tomorrow - June 22.

Slimbook reveal the Slimbook Executive 14" ultrabook

By Liam Dawe,
Need a reasonably high-end Linux powered ultrabook? Slimbook think they have it ready with the Slimbook Executive.

Looks like a possible Valve Index 2 will make their VR kit go wireless

By Liam Dawe,
Thanks to a new patent that went public on June 17, we can see a little more behind the scenes work on what Valve has planned for their next VR kit with what could be a Valve Index 2.

Vulkan 1.2.182 released with extensions to help VR and the OpenGL over Vulkan driver Zink

By Liam Dawe,
Another specification update for Vulkan is out now with Vulkan 1.2.182. As usual it cleans up some issues but it also brings in multiple new and interesting Vulkan extensions.

Rolled Out! is a wonderful spiritual successor to Super Monkey Ball

By Liam Dawe,
While Rolled Out! from Polarbyte Games / Skymap Games is currently in Early Access so it's not finished, it clearly has an excellent setup ready for you to get rolling.

Classic open source RTS Warzone 2100 has a Beta out for the upcoming 4.1 release

By Liam Dawe,
After the huge 4.0 release back in April that added in the Vulkan renderer, a new update for Warzone 2100 is in need of testing as they clean up a backlog of bug fixes.

Pawn of the Dead is a fun Zombie twist on Chess in the style of Battle Chess

By Liam Dawe,
Love Chess but want something a little different? Pawn of the Dead seems like it could be exactly what you want.

Theme Hospital game engine reimplementation CorsixTH 0.65 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Another fantastic free and open source game engine reimplementation just had a new release. This time it's CorsixTH 0.65 for playing Theme Hospital on modern systems.

GemRB 0.9.0, the game engine reimplementation for the likes of Baldur's Gate

By Liam Dawe,
Less than a month after the last release, the Infinity Engine reimplementation for the likes of Baldur's Gate and other RPGs has another big release with GemRB 0.9.0.

Free and open source evolution game Thrive 0.5.4 is out now with cell colonies

By Liam Dawe,
Bringing you the latest in open source evolution simulation, Thrive 0.5.4 is out now with a big new gameplay feature with the possibility of forming cell colonies.

The development release Wine 6.11 is out now, pulls in patch to help Roblox work on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Another two weeks and another bottle of Wine has been opened. This Wine 6.11 development release pulls in an interesting patch too for Roblox.

The Polacolour Update is now live for art of rally with a dark mode UI

By Liam Dawe,
A big highlight from 2020 was art of rally, the indie racer from Funselektor Labs developer of Absolute Drift and there's a big overhaul update out now.

Steam Play Proton 6.3-5 has a first Release Candidate out with lots of changes

By Liam Dawe,
Time for a weekend of testing as the next version of Steam Play Proton is closing in with Proton 6.3-5 having a first Release Candidate now available.

Learn how locks really work in Sophie's Safecracking Simulator now on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
After appearing on itch.io, the very clever Sophie's Safecracking Simulator is now available on Steam if that is your preferred way to grab Linux games.
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