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The developers of game launcher 'Launchbox' on porting it to Linux, due to Windows 10 privacy issues

By liamdawe, 26 January 2018 at 10:39 am UTC (23 Comments)
Launchbox, an application that aims to be a one-stop shop for launching all your games may see proper Linux support if there's enough interest, with some of the work already done.

Livestreaming and recording tool OBS Studio 20.0 released with a modular UI and more

By liamdawe, 11 August 2017 at 12:24 pm UTC (4 Comments)
OBS Studio, the best way to livestream on Linux has a fresh release out and it's a bit of a big one.

Paradox are now doing their own game client for downloads, cloud saves, statistics and so on

By liamdawe, 10 August 2017 at 1:38 pm UTC (43 Comments)
Apps, apps everywhere! It seems Paradox are doing their own client now too. I have no idea how long it's been a thing, but it appears it will support Linux too.

Game engine 'Construct 3' has come along well during the Beta

By liamdawe, 21 April 2017 at 8:49 pm UTC (7 Comments)
I've been playing with Construct 3 on and off during the beta and I have to say I'm really impressed with it.

GNOME Twitch releases a major update with notifications, offline channel searching and more

By liamdawe, 4 April 2017 at 2:40 pm UTC (18 Comments)
GNOME Twitch recently released a major new version of their open source desktop Twitch client and it's a beauty.

SC Controller, the stand-alone Steam Controller driver and UI has an important bug-fix release

By liamdawe, 29 March 2017 at 8:40 am UTC (17 Comments)
I've been using a lot of SC Controller to play games with my Steam Controller outside of Steam, but it did have a major issue. I reported the issue and it has now been solved.

Snoost, a new cloud gaming service has opened with Linux support, uses Steam's in-home streaming

By liamdawe, 28 March 2017 at 6:40 pm UTC (20 Comments)
This is an interesting one, Snoost, a new cloud gaming service powered by Amazon AWS supports Linux. It uses Steam's in-home streaming with your own games library.

GNOME Twitch is a rather slick desktop Twitch viewer

By liamdawe, 9 March 2017 at 10:19 am UTC (14 Comments)
Today I tried out GNOME Twitch, a native desktop application for watching Twitch streams and it's really quite amazing.

SDL2 Gamepad Tool, an alternative to Steam Big Picture configurator

By liamdawe, 9 March 2017 at 9:44 am UTC (22 Comments)
Today I was sent a link to SDL2 Gamepad Tool from Seru on Discord, it's described as an alternative to the Steam Big Picture configurator for gamepads.

OBS Studio livestreaming and recording application updated, plenty of bug fixes

By liamdawe, 7 March 2017 at 3:21 pm UTC (9 Comments)
For those of you using OBS Studio for livestreaming and recording, you might want to update as OBS Studio 18.0.1 is now available.

LiquidSky, the 'PC in the Cloud' gaming service will support Linux

By liamdawe, 28 February 2017 at 8:18 pm UTC (29 Comments)
During GDC at the AMD event, a LiquidSky employee stated that their gaming client that streams games to you will have a Linux client.

The open source itch games client has updated again

By liamdawe, 12 January 2017 at 1:06 pm UTC (8 Comments)
For fans of the awesome itch games website, the client has been updated once again with a number of bug fixes.

Discord announce their Linux client is now officially supported and out of beta

By liamdawe, 11 January 2017 at 9:32 am UTC (37 Comments)
Discord, the insanely popular chat and VOIP client primarily aimed at gamers is now officially supported on Linux and out of beta.
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