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A lot later than expected, but the open-world pirate RPG 'Tempest' is now in Beta for Linux

By liamdawe, 4 December 2017 at 7:43 pm UTC (17 Comments)
I covered Tempest a couple times in the past, with the developer saying last year it would come to Linux. This open-world pirate RPG is now here with a Beta.

SteamOS is still alive with a new Beta, although it's a rather uninteresting one

By liamdawe, 9 November 2017 at 7:59 pm UTC (58 Comments)
SteamOS is still clinging on, somehow. Valve just released a new Beta that is mostly just security updates and Debian 8.9 updates.

A new Steam Client Beta fixes Linux desktop and menu shortcuts, adds pre-compiled GPU shaders for Vulkan

By liamdawe, 8 November 2017 at 9:44 am UTC (35 Comments)
This latest Steam Client Beta will likely be rather nice for some of you, as it fixes an issue I've seen repeatedly complained about.

The End Is Nigh is now in Beta for Linux

By liamdawe, 27 October 2017 at 12:25 pm UTC (3 Comments)
Icculus had hinted at it coming to Linux natively and now it's here! The End Is Nigh is now officially in Beta for Linux on Steam.

The Linux beta of 'The Coma: Recut' is running nicely, should be out properly soon

By liamdawe, 21 October 2017 at 6:08 pm UTC (4 Comments)
The Coma: Recut is coming to Linux, with it currently in beta. I've tested the beta and it is running pretty well.

Space Pirates And Zombies 2 on Linux is running rather well, so well it's now advertised on Steam

By liamdawe, 4 October 2017 at 12:38 pm UTC (4 Comments)
I gave in and purchased a personal copy of Space Pirates And Zombies 2 to test out the Linux beta, turns out in runs rather well. It runs so well in fact, that the developers have decided to put the SteamOS icon on the store page to show off Linux support.

Ballistic Overkill has an opt-in beta for the new Leaderboards feature, seems to fix the fullscreen issue

By liamdawe, 27 September 2017 at 9:50 am UTC (6 Comments)
Love the FPS Ballistic Overkill? Well it's about to get Leaderboards and you can check them out in a new opt-in Beta.

Arma 3 for Linux updated to 1.70, it’s now 64bit and solves the texture issue I had

By liamdawe, 14 September 2017 at 2:13 pm UTC (46 Comments)
Bohemia Interactive have put out Virtual Programming's latest update of Arma 3 for Linux, it includes 64bit support and finally fixes the texture issue I had.

A new Steam Client Beta is out with reduced CPU use, DPI fixes and more

By liamdawe, 14 September 2017 at 1:03 pm UTC (14 Comments)
The Steam client continues to improve with the latest Steam Client Beta. It includes some overdue optimizations!

A new Steam Client Beta fixes DualShock 4 gamepads with recent Linux Kernels and more

By liamdawe, 16 August 2017 at 11:04 am UTC (22 Comments)
Another Steam Client Beta has released, one of the important fixes here is that the DualShock 4 gamepads should now work with recent Kernel versions.

The latest Steam Client Beta now supports shader cache management on Linux & more

By liamdawe, 26 July 2017 at 10:05 am UTC (26 Comments)
An interesting SteamOS update just before and now it's time for the Steam Client Beta! Valve have been putting in the effort lately for sure.

SteamOS beta updated with Flatpak support

By liamdawe, 26 July 2017 at 9:48 am UTC (12 Comments)
A small SteamOS beta update has been released and it adds in Flatpak support. Along with a Linux Kernel bump and security updates.

Zombie card game "Dead Exit" has a Linux demo available, needs testing

By Expalphalog, 17 July 2017 at 8:30 am UTC (2 Comments)
Dead Exit is a tabletop inspired card game from the makers of The Living Dungeon. It was made available on Steam earlier this year on Windows and it now has a beta/demo available for Linux through itch for testing.

NVIDIA 384.47 beta driver released, includes a fix for newer Feral titles

By liamdawe, 30 June 2017 at 8:18 am UTC (23 Comments)
NVIDIA have released the 384.47 beta driver and it includes support for more GPUs and it has a fair amount of bug fixes. One notable bug fix is that it fixes an issue with newer Feral games.

Scanner Sombre from Introversion Software adds experimental Linux support

By liamdawe, 27 June 2017 at 11:03 am UTC (10 Comments)
Introversion Software, creators of Prison Architect, Darwinia and plenty more have added experimental Linux support to Scanner Sombre, their latest title.
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