Join us on our own very special Reddit: /r/Linuxers
RSS Category: Beta
Pick categories (CTRL+click for multiple):  

Team Cherry upgrade the excellent Hollow Knight with Vulkan for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Team Cherry have given their excellent action-platformer metroidvania Hollow Knight a bit of an upgrade, which you can test out on Steam in a fresh Beta test.

Minetest 5.4.0 to make downloading mods and games a lot easier

By Liam Dawe,
Minetest is the free and open source voxel game engine, inspired originally by Minecraft it's gradually becoming bigger and better with lots of available games for it.

Steam Festival returns February 3, plus new Steam Beta fixes up shader processing

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for another huge Steam Festival? It shall be returning with the Steam Game Festival, February 2021 edition. Plus there's a fresh Steam Beta that Linux users will want to try out.

The Machinery game engine adds Linux support in Preview

By Liam Dawe,
The Machinery, an upcoming game engine from people who previously worked on the likes of Stingray, Bitsquid, and Diesel engines released a new build with the first Preview of Linux support.

Transport Fever 2 to release Vulkan API support on February 23

By Liam Dawe,
More Vulkan API goodness is coming with Urban Games announcing that Transport Fever 2 will release the big Vulkan update on February 23 along with a macOS version.

NVIDIA release the Vulkan Beta Driver 455.50.03, new extensions supported

By Liam Dawe,
Need to be on the bleeding edge of what NVIDIA have to offer? They just released driver version 455.50.03, as part of their Vulkan Beta Driver series.

Plasma 5.21 Beta is out and it's a thing of beauty, towards first-class Wayland support

By Liam Dawe,
Plasma, the desktop environment from the KDE team has a big new upgrade coming with the release of Plasma 5.21 Beta and it's looking to be a thing of beauty.

Beamdog need your help to test Enhanced Editions of Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate

By Liam Dawe,
Getting real close to release now is the huge 2.6 upgrade for the Beamdog classic RPGs now including Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition, Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition, Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear and Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition.

Axiom Verge gets a first ever free update six years later with the Randomizer Mode

By Liam Dawe,
While work continues on the sequel, Axiom Verge has a first ever free content update following the release back in 2015 with a new Randomizer Mode.

The free Settlers II like strategy game Widelands plans a 1.0 release in 2021

By Liam Dawe,
Free, open source and actually really good - Widelands was originally inspired by The Settlers II and they've confirmed their plans for a big release this year.

Linux Mint 20.1 'Ulyssa' gets a first Beta release for their upcoming LTS

By Liam Dawe,
Linux Mint, a beginner friendly Linux distribution, is getting ready to release a big new upgrade with Linux Mint 20.1 'Ulyssa' that will be their new Long Term Support version.

NVIDIA has a small update to their Vulkan Beta Driver, plus naming changes to mainline

By Liam Dawe,
NVIDIA have released a small and sweet update to their developer focused Vulkan Beta driver series with 455.46.04 out now for Linux.

Transport Fever 2 adds Vulkan API support in the latest Beta

By Liam Dawe,
Want to test out another Linux game that uses the Vulkan API? Prepare to lose a lot of your free time with Transport Fever 2 as they've just enabled it.

Command & Conquer game engine OpenRA has a new test release, working towards Tiberian Sun

By Liam Dawe,
Play classics like Command & Conquer, Dune 2000 and Red Alert in a fantastic open source game engine with OpenRA.

NVIDIA release big new Linux driver with 460.27.04, LunarG Vulkan SDK Ray Tracing ready

By Liam Dawe,
Today along with upgrading Quake II RTX to support cross-vendor Ray Tracing, NVIDIA had another surprise with the release of the new 460.27.04 Beta driver with quite a number of changes. On top of that, there's also a big new release of the LunarG Vulkan SDK for Ray Tracing.

Incredible puzzle game Baba is You gains a level editor and easy sharing

By Liam Dawe,
As one of my absolute favourite games from 2019, Baba is You really is an exceptional puzzle game that really makes you think outside the box and break some rules.

Valve updates Steam with more Linux improvements, new game properties UI

By Liam Dawe,
A fresh Beta update for the Steam Client has rolled out and it seems Valve have begun modernising more parts of the UI, along with Linux fixes.

Fantastic puzzle game Superliminal now has a level editor in Beta

By Liam Dawe,
Want to build your own crazy dream-world perspective puzzles? Superliminal now has a level editor available in Beta.

Beamdog need testers for major updates to Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition

By Liam Dawe,
Continuing to move through their library of classic RPGs starting with the first Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition, there's now the 2.6 Beta available for Baldur's Gate II: Enhanced Edition.

You can now try the RetroArch Playtest on Steam for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
With the awesome RetroArch application for running emulators and all sorts coming to Steam, they now have a Playtest available you can opt into to try it out.
Showing 1 to 20 of 434 entries found.
Latest Forum Posts