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Reminder: Update your PC info for the next round of statistics updates

By gamingonlinux,
This is your once a month reminder to make sure your PC information is correct on your user profiles. A fresh batch of statistics is generated on the 1st of each month.

Trouble is brewing over on GOG due to the HITMAN release needing online for some features

By Liam Dawe,, the store that prides itself on offering "DRM FREE" builds of games has recently released Hitman - Game of The Year Edition from IO Interactive and GOG fans are not happy.

Wine 6.18 is out now with HID joystick enabled by default

By Liam Dawe,
The latest development release of the Windows compatibility layer Wine for running Windows games and applications on Linux is out now with Wine 6.18.

BattlEye confirms Linux support for Steam Deck, will be opt-in like Easy Anti-Cheat

By Liam Dawe,
Just recently we had Epic Games announce that Easy Anti-Cheat now offers proper native Linux support and in addition support for Wine and Steam Play Proton - now we have BattlEye also confirming the same readying up for the Steam Deck.

A first Release Candidate for Proton 6.3-7 is up with more games working

By Liam Dawe,
Time for a weekend of testing for many of you? A fresh version of Steam Play Proton is on the way, with a CodeWeavers developer on GitHub announcing a Release Candidate build of Proton 6.3-7.

Thatcher’s Techbase, the Doom II mod where you take down Maggie Thatcher is out

By Liam Dawe,
A mod of Doom II that we covered a week ago set in the good old United Kingdom, Thatcher’s Techbase, is out now and sees you take down Subject M4GG-13 who is none other than former prime minister Margaret Thatcher.

Gorgeous looking TMORPG Book of Travels enters Early Access on October 11

By Liam Dawe,
After repeated delays the TMORPG (Tiny Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game) Book of Travels has been confirmed now to enter Early Access on October 11.

Subterranean survival shooter Lumencraft will have you dig deep

By Liam Dawe,
Lumencraft has been announced from 2Dynamic Games and Star Drifters that promises quite an unusual blend of survival and tower defense while you dig through the terrain.

Online co-op still planned for Children of Morta shown in new video plus free update

By Liam Dawe,
The awesome looking Children of Morta from Dead Mage and 11 bit studios has been out for some time now and the developer is still hacking away at getting online co-op working.

Stone Story continues being the absolute coolest ASCII-art adventure with the Quest Update

By Liam Dawe,
Stone Story RPG is an absolutely brilliant auto-RPG adventure game that has animated ASCII artwork and a big update just dropped to expand the experience. It continues to be my favourite ASCII styled game.

Urtuk: The Desolation gets a big free content boost

By Liam Dawe,
Urtuk: The Desolation is a low-fantasy, open world, tactical turn-based RPG that released back in February and it's back with a big free upgrade for all players.

Futex2 Linux Kernel patches get another go after feedback to help Linux gaming

By Liam Dawe,
Another day, another try and getting the long-awaited futex2 patches into the Linux Kernel with another version submitted.

Help make the next Ubuntu version awesome with the final Ubuntu 21.10 Beta released

By Liam Dawe,
Ubuntu 21.10 Beta is one of the final steps before the next release of this very popular Linux distribution. It's time to get testing and reporting issues to ensure it's a good one.

Epic Games announce full Easy Anti-Cheat support for Linux including Wine & Proton

By Liam Dawe,
Today, Easy Anti-Cheat from Epic Games / Epic Online Services has officially announced a full expansion for Linux including native builds and Wine + Proton. This is big for Linux Gaming and the Steam Deck.

Steam Client Beta updated with PipeWire desktop capture for Remote Play

By Liam Dawe,
Valve continue upgrading and tweaking the Steam client with a fresh Beta version being released today with a couple of tweaks that are interesting for Linux users.

Chilly survival game The Long Dark gets Episode 4 in October

By Liam Dawe,
After the third episode of The Long Dark releasing back in October 2019, Hinterland Studio has confirmed Episode 4 will appear on October 6.

Creative farming and village life game Staxel is now available for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Staxel, created by developer Plukit (the founder is a former Starbound developer) and publisher Humble Games is a popular and highly rated creative farming and village life game.

Q1K3 is a homage to Quake made with 13 kb of JavaScript

By Liam Dawe,
Games seem to be getting bigger all the time taking up vast amounts of drive space but what can be done with very little resources? Quite a lot actually as the Quake homage Q1K3 has shown.

Minecraft Dungeons arrives on Steam and works well on Linux with Proton GE

By Liam Dawe,
Minecraft Dungeons, the co-op dungeon crawler spin-off of the classic Minecraft has today officially released on Steam and thanks to that it's easy to get it working on Linux with Steam Play Proton - although you need the community built Proton GE.

Valve answer questions about the Steam Deck in a new FAQ, anti-cheat for all Linux systems

By Liam Dawe,
After gathering questions from pretty much everyone, Valve has put up a new official FAQ page for the Steam Deck that answers some pretty important questions and it's good news.