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Steam Deck launches February 25, weekly purchase invites planned

By Liam Dawe,
The date a great many have no doubt be waiting for, Valve has today officially announced their Steam Deck handheld will launch officially on February 25.

Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem is out, run it on Linux with one small change

By Liam Dawe,
Serious Sam: Siberian Mayhem is out now as a partnership between Timelock Studio and Croteam. It can run rather well on Linux, although you do need a quick adjustment for Steam Play Proton.

Windjammers 2 is out and it works perfectly on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
A little flying-disc on the go when you get your shiny Steam Deck? Windjammers 2 is out from Dotemu and it's absolutely brilliant, although I am completely horrible at it.

Half-Life 2 getting a new UI in prep for Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
Valve continue burning the midnight oil as it's getting close to the Steam Deck launch now. Their classics continue getting updated, with Half-Life 2 getting a new UI.

The legendary classic Supaplex series comes to Linux on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Supaplex, a game originally released back in 1991 now has multiple modern versions available on Steam and it seems the developers have now added Linux support years later.

Ahead of Dying Light 2, the original Dying Light gets a big event

By Liam Dawe,
You have to appreciate the effort Techland has put into supporting Dying Light, giving it new updates and events 7 years after release and now a fresh big event is live.

The Blackwell Bundle brings all the adventures back to Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Point and click adventure fans will be happy as the complete The Blackwell Bundle is now supported on Linux.

Cities: Skylines - Airports DLC is out now with some extra DLC packs

By Liam Dawe,
Paradox and Colossal Order have today release a number of DLC packs including Cities: Skylines - Airports.

Vulkan API 1.3 released, new roadmap and profiles feature

By Liam Dawe,
Today is the release of the Vulkan API 1.3 specification update and The Khronos Group has put up a press release going over the changes.

Lutris game manager getting Ubisoft Connect integration

By Liam Dawe,
Is any service safe from Lutris? Apparently not. This impressive free and open source game manager will gain support for another way to install games on Linux in an upcoming update.

SUPERHOT: MIND CONTROL DELETE fixes up Steam Deck support

By Liam Dawe,
SUPERHOT: MIND CONTROL DELETE had a small patch released today and it seems they're another developer hoping to see their game fully verified for the upcoming Steam Deck handheld from Valve.

Heroic Games Launcher for Epic Games on Linux adds gamepad support

By Liam Dawe,
Making things even easier for the upcoming Steam Deck, the unofficial Heroic Games Launcher for Epic Games can now be navigated with a gamepad.

We're living in a weird world with Sony's Shuhei Yoshida excited about a Linux handheld

By Liam Dawe,
Sometimes it feels like I've somehow fallen through the multiverse into a very different and thoroughly weird world.

Dynamic Cloud Sync to let you easily switch between PC and Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
Valve has announced the latest upgrade to help players with a Steam Deck. It's called Dynamic Cloud Sync and will let you easily switch between your PC and a Steam Deck.

DXVK 1.9.4 is out as Valve prepares Proton 7.0

By Liam Dawe,
The Vulkan-based implementation of D3D9, D3D10 and D3D11 for Linux / Wine named DXVK (used with Proton) has a 1.9.4 version release, plus it appears that Proton 7.0 is closing in.

Godot Engine 4.0 Alpha 1 is out with Vulkan support, rendering overhaul

By Liam Dawe,
Free and open source game dev tech Godot Engine is jumping up a few levels today with the absolutely massive release of Godot Engine 4.0 Alpha 1. This is going to change the game in huge ways.

GOG have a big New Year Sale now live with tons of good deals

By Liam Dawe,
Looking for something to keep you warm during these cold weeks? GOG.com might have the answer with their New Year Sale.

Steam broke its own record for online users once again, hitting 29 million

By Liam Dawe,
Over the weekend it seems that Steam once again managed to break some records. Where do all these new people keep coming from?

Them's Fightin' Herds developer Mane6 acquired by Maximum Games

By Liam Dawe,
The team at Mane6 will now be part of Maximum Games, as the official announcement from the Them's Fightin' Herds developer has confirmed.

Lutris game manager adds support for Origin integration

By Liam Dawe,
The free and open source game manager Lutris continues expanding the stores it supports installing games from, with Origin now being added into the mix.