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Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection coming from the team behind Half-Life 2: Update

By Liam Dawe,
With Valve's blessing, it seems the Half-Life 2 series is getting a full update from the team that made Half-Life 2: Update in the form of the Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection.

Humble has a pretty big Starfinder RPG bundle going with physical goodies

By Liam Dawe,
Yes, this isn't exactly Linux gaming (we do cover other geeky things…) but the Humble RPG Book Bundle: Starfinder is still thoroughly interesting with some physical goodies included too.

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT announced and launching August 11

By Liam Dawe,
AMD has lifted the lid on the AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT, a fresh RDNA 2 powered GPU that will be launching August 11.

Steam gets new a Downloads page, new Steam Library manager and Linux improvements

By Liam Dawe,
A fresh Beta update is available for the Steam Client and this time it's a big one. Overhauling the Downloads page, and the Steam Library manager is finally more useful.

You can now support the Flatpak package format on Open Collective

By Liam Dawe,
Flatpak is the next-generation of packing applications and games for Linux and now you can directly support it.

Open 3D Engine (O3DE) gets real close to properly working Linux support, free Kythera AI

By Liam Dawe,
We mentioned recently that the newly announced Open 3D Engine (O3DE) from the Linux Foundation and Amazon AWS was closer to proper Linux support, and we have a fresh update on that.

Proton Experimental updated for Microsoft Flight Simulator, Origin fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Here we go again, ahead of the weekend a fresh version of Proton Experimental has gone live allowing you to test the latest adjustments for playing Windows games on Linux.

In Spindle you become Death and figure out why no one is dying along with your pet Pig

By Liam Dawe,
Spindle certainly has an interesting premise that's worth keeping an eye on. You take on the role of Death, as you try to find out why no one seems to able to die, with your pet Pig companion.

AMD remains on-track for Zen 4 and RDNA 3 in 2022, Ryzen 5000 G-Series soon

By Liam Dawe,
AMD recently did their Q2 2021 financial results and investor call, and they seem to be thoroughly confident on their roadmap for upcoming advances with the Zen 4 and RDNA 3 architectures.

Check out the Spiritfarer documentary from Thunder Lotus and The Escapist

By Liam Dawe,
Spiritfarer was an absolutely gorgeous release from Thunder Lotus in 2020 and now you can learn a little more about how it became to be and the inspiration behind it.

Godot 3.4 beta 2 is out improving web exporting, crypto, rendering improvements

By Liam Dawe,
Technically this is the first true Beta for Godot 3.4 as they mostly skipped the first when it had a major issue. Godot 3.4 is coming with some really great sounding improvements for this cross-platform free and open source game engine.

Humble's Early Access All-Stars Bundle has some fun treats, save on Humble Choice

By Liam Dawe,
Want to pick up what could turn into some truly great games? Humble has a new bundle out with the Humble's Early Access All-Stars Bundle.

Frozenbyte are now telling Linux users to use Proton, even for their older games

By Liam Dawe,
Frozenbyte being the developer behind titles like the Trine series, Shadwen, Has-Been Heroes and the upcoming Starbase talks a little about Proton and future native Linux support.

Heroic Games Launcher 1.9 is out with better performance, playtime tracking and more

By Liam Dawe,
The Heroic Games Launcher is a fantastic community effort to bring the Epic Games Store to Linux and Heroic Games Launcher 1.9 builds upon the foundation to provide a better experience.

Magical action-packed dungeon crawler Wizard of Legend gets lots of new goodies

By Liam Dawe,
Contingent99 just released a big surprise update to Wizard of Legend, their fast-paced dungeon-crawling action game about running around as a wizard.

Ray tracing with AMD RADV on Linux gets closer with the 'World's Slowest Raytracer'

By Liam Dawe,
While Ray Tracing has been available on Linux with NVIDIA for a long time now, the open source RADV Mesa driver for AMD GPUs is lagging behind but more work is progressing on it.

Splitgate gets an extended Beta, developers raise $10M

By Liam Dawe,
1047 Games has seen Splitgate blow away all of their expectations, so much so they had to take the game offline (it's back now) and extend the Beta.

PulseAudio 15.0 rolls out with new features and hardware support

By Liam Dawe,
PulseAudio, the sound server for Linux systems has a big new release up that pulls in support for a number of new features and there's some new hardware support too.

Garry Newman of Facepunch mentions working with EAC for Rust on Linux with Proton

By Liam Dawe,
Back in 2019, survival game Rust was one of the more high-profile games to remove their native Linux version but it seems they're not done with Linux thanks to the Steam Deck.

Feral no longer porting A Total War Saga: TROY to Linux, citing less demand since Proton

By Liam Dawe,
Well, the writing was on the wall for some time but this confirms it - it seems Feral Interactive aren't likely to do more Linux ports with the official port of A Total War Saga: TROY for Linux cancelled.