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Steam Deck hits over 3,000 games either Verified or Playable

By Liam Dawe,
There it is, the next big milestone for the Steam Deck has been hit with over 3,000 games now rated as either Verified or Playable.

APICO is a very relaxing beekeeping game out now

By Liam Dawe,
Available now with Native Linux support, APICO from TNgineers and Whitethorn Games might be one of my new favourite was just to chill-out.

HP teamed up with System76 for the HP Dev One laptop with Pop!_OS Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Pop!_OS Linux from System76 is expanding with more vendors, as HP now have a teaser up for the HP Dev One laptop.

Looks like iFixit have Steam Deck parts available now (Update: it's gone)

By Liam Dawe,
Have you already broken your shiny Steam Deck or want some spares to tinker with? You're in luck, as it seems parts have now appeared over on iFixit.

Windows compatibility layer Wine 7.9 is now available

By Liam Dawe,
Wine is the compatibility layer that allows you to run games and applications developed for Windows - on Linux (plus also macOS and BSD). It's a major part of what makes up Steam Play Proton and enables a ton of games to work on the Steam Deck.

Project Zomboid version 41.71 out with Steam Deck and controller upgrades

By Liam Dawe,
Project Zomboid, a survival game from The Indie Stone that's currently in Early Access just had a big new stable release, and it should now work better on the Steam Deck and with controllers overall.

Steam Deck gets a quieter fan again, and louder volume in the latest updates

By Liam Dawe,
Another two big Steam Deck updates just dropped, one for the Stable channel and one for the Beta channel. Here's what's new.

Proton Experimental fixes Final Fantasy XIV Online launcher

By Liam Dawe,
Valve has pushed out another update to Proton Experimental, the special version of Proton you can try that has more features before they roll out to the stable versions.

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.