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Despot's Game: Dystopian Army Builder to leave Early Access this 'Summer'

By Liam Dawe,
Despot's Game: Dystopian Army Builder is a great little auto-battler with dungeon crawling that allows you to build up a truly ridiculous combination of characters and it's getting ready to leave Early Access.

Erannorth Chronicles gets fixed up for Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
Erannorth Chronicles, what the developer says blends together an old-school card game with tabletop RPG-like progression recently had an upgrade to make it work nicely on the Steam Deck.

Horror mystery visual novel Five Stages of Pink now supported on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Five Stages of Pink is a horror mystery adventure presented in a visual novel / interactive fiction form and it actually looks pretty great. The developer also just put up a Native Linux version if that interests you.

Comedy point and click adventure A Twisted Tale has a demo and Kickstarter live

By Liam Dawe,
Full of loony characters, unexpected twists and challenging riddles A Twisted Tale looks like another interesting point and click adventure coming with Native Linux support.

Looks like Valve are gearing up for a new 'Deckard' VR Headset

By Liam Dawe,
We've sort-of known for a while that Valve were working towards a next-generation VR headset to succeed the Valve Index and we've now seen a lot more supporting evidence that it's getting closer.

FOUNTAINS is a promising looking metroidvania action-RPG with a demo up

By Liam Dawe,
Featuring some pretty great looking pixel-art, the in-development action-RPG metroidvania FOUNTAINS has a demo available with Native Linux support you can try right now.

Missed your Steam Deck email? Valve confirms a grace period to still get one

By Liam Dawe,
Given how busy some of us are, it can still be quite easy to miss that Steam Deck email coming in to make your purchase through the reservation system. The good news is, you do actually have a few extra days after the timer is up.

Building a Retro Linux Gaming Computer - Part 17: The Llama Master

By Hamish,
While first person shooters dominated the Linux gaming scene in the late 1990s and early 2000s, there was still more than a place for the venerable strategy genre, with Ubi Soft entering the fray thanks to the work of Linux friendly Philos Laboratories.

Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved on Steam Deck is absolutely awesome

By Liam Dawe,
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved on Steam Deck, a classic from back in the Xbox 360 days has a version on Steam and it works so beautifully on the Steam Deck.

Westwood classic RPG 'Nox' lives on with the OpenNox game engine

By Liam Dawe,
Westwood Studios made quite a lot of games like Dune II and the Command & Conquer series but they also made an RPG called Nox, that now lives on with the OpenNox game engine.

Proton and Wine updater ProtonUp-Qt now shows anti-cheat status

By Liam Dawe,
Another update to the free and open source app ProtonUp-Qt giving you a proper user interface for downloading GE-Proton, Luxtorpeda, Wine-GE and others for Steam Deck and Linux.

Microsoft chucks GNOME $10,000 from their FOSS Fund

By Liam Dawe,
Everyone knows that Microsoft absolutely loves Linux right? Well, that's debatable but hey they did just reach down the back of the sofa and chuck GNOME some cash.

Heroes of Might and Magic II reimplementation gets big audio improvements and AI speedup

By Liam Dawe,
Heroes of Might and Magic II game engine reimplementation, fheroes2, has another great new release out continuing to be the absolute best way to play this classic on modern platforms.

The Cycle: Frontier works nicely on Steam Deck and Linux desktops

By Liam Dawe,
Initially an Epic Store exclusive, you can now play The Cycle: Frontier free on Steam and thanks to Proton — on Steam Deck and Linux desktops.

Steam Deck back to being the global top seller (by revenue) on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
After a brief stint at number 2 thanks to the popularity of V Rising, the Steam Deck has moved firmly back into place at number 1 on the top sellers list.

Windows compatibility layer Wine 7.11 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
The Windows compatibility layer that allows you to run various applications and games on Linux (and forms part of Steam Play Proton) has a new development release out with Wine 7.11.

Arthurian legend merged with sci-fi horror, The Hand of Merlin is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for another turn-based RPG with some rogue-lite mechanics, with the addition of a pretty strange storyline? The Hand of Merlin is out now with Native Linux support.

Get a copy of BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION free in the GOG Summer Sale

By Liam Dawe,
GOG have put up another game on a free giveaway for 72 hours, this time it's the rather great looking sci-fi adventure BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION.

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE arrives on Steam — plus it's Steam Deck Verified

By Liam Dawe,
FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE has officially landed on Steam, and the good news is that it works on Linux plus it's Steam Deck Verified. We have some footage for you!

Core Keeper's first major update The Sunken Sea is out now

By Liam Dawe,
An absolute gem of a game this and now perhaps a good time to go back and spend some proper time with it, as the rather large The Sunken Sea update is out now.