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Valve makes further improvements to Steam Link and Remote Play Together

By Liam Dawe,
Along with finally releasing the Linux client of the Steam Link app, Valve has also been making steady improvements to Steam Link and Remote Play Together.

Steam Link app now available for the Linux desktop

By Liam Dawe,
Valve along with their partners at open source consulting firm Collabora have ported over the standalone Steam Link application to the traditional Linux desktop.

Try the demo of Dashing Dodgems, a frantic and hilarious bumper cars party game

By Liam Dawe,
Up for some hilarious multiplayer fun? Dashing Dodgems is an upcoming party game all about driving around in bumper cars while trying to smash your opponents off the map.

Puzzle game Mirrored Pawns challenges your spatial reasoning with opposite movements

By Liam Dawe,
In the new game Mirrored Pawns from Firebelley (Sword Slinger, Cryptographer) it challenges your spatial reasoning as you simultaneously control two characters that move in opposite directions.

Godot Engine team grows with another developer now working on rendering

By Liam Dawe,
Godot Engine is definitely going places and the more we hear about this free and open source game engine the more we love it. The team now has another member hired to work on rendering.

The Linux App Summit (LAS) returns in May, applications open for talks until March 15

By Liam Dawe,
Planned to happen online again during May 13-15, the Linux App Summit (LAS) is set to return giving you a chance to listen to talks about the future of application design, development and more for Linux.

Open source mixed reality library StereoKit adds Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
The XR (VR/AR) space continues to evolve and one of the promising projects there is called StereoKit, an open source mixed reality library and a new release is out now adding in Linux support.

Hack Grid is a clever brain-twisting DOS inspired puzzle game out now

By Liam Dawe,
Created as a love letter to the retro charm provided by the days of DOS, Hack Grid has you throw around coloured pieces on a board until only one is left and it might melt your brain.

Portal 2 gets more DXVK Vulkan improvements with another update

By Liam Dawe,
Valve's fantastic first-person puzzle game Portal 2 recently had a huge upgrade that pulled in DXVK giving it Vulkan support, with another update out now to further improve it.

Building a Retro Linux Gaming Computer - Part 1: Dumpster Diving

By Hamish,
Older computing hardware is getting harder and harder to find. What would have been given away just five or ten years ago can now often only be found for inflated prices. So when I noticed an interesting looking beige box ready to be recycled at my local dump, I did not hesitate to rescue it in order to see what was inside.

Direct3D 9-10-11 to Vulkan translation layer DXVK 1.8.1 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
After the 1.8 release of DXVK on February 19, a small 1.8.1 release just went out for this Direct3D 9-10-11 to Vulkan translation layer.

Fun hack and slash dungeon crawler Son of a Witch gets a massive free expansion

By Liam Dawe,
With a price increase to come mid-March, the amusing action-roguelite Son of a Witch from Bigosaur has a huge content expansion out now with the Demon Hunter update.

Free and open source RTS Warzone 2100 gains Vulkan support in the 4.0 Beta

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for even more open source goodness? The classic real-time strategy game Warzone 2100 is gearing up for a new release with some absolutely huge changes.

Play Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory with the new release of ET: Legacy

By Liam Dawe,
Miss the classic shooter from Splash Damage and id Software? Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory has a modern open source version you can play with ET: Legacy and there's a new release available.

Transport Tycoon Deluxe reimplementation OpenTTD has a fresh Beta with OpenGL

By Liam Dawe,
OpenTTD, the free and open source game that's a reimplementation and much enhanced version of Transport Tycoon Deluxe has a big new Beta up with some huge changes.

The February 2021 round-up here's our top articles

By Liam Dawe,
Here is a look back some of the most popular articles on GamingOnLinux for February 2021, an easy way to for you to keep up to date on what has happened in the past month for Linux gaming, open source and other general Linux news that we cover!

Windows compatibility layer Wine 6.3 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Step right up and grab a bottle: a fresh biweekly development release is out for the Windows compatibility layer Wine with Wine 6.3 bringing together more of the latest and greatest into a suitable release for you to try.

CrossCode: A New Home expansion is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for the next chapter of Lea's story? CrossCode: A New Home is the brand new expansion for CrossCode the retro-inspired 2D Action RPG set in the distant future.

Terraria for Google Stadia is surprisingly back on and going through certification

By Liam Dawe,
Turns out Terraria for Stadia will still be a thing. After what looked like it would never happen due to Re-Logic co-creator having their Google account locked, Terraria is now going through certification to release for Stadia.

Deckbuilding gets psychological in Neurodeck - out March 18

By Liam Dawe,
Build your deck & capacities by answering personality tests, visiting rooms or meditating. Face your phobia and defeat them through the power of life-inspired cards. Sounds like the most unique take on deckbuilding yet with Neurodeck releasing on March 18.