While I was asleep Valve announced some new profile privacy settings which are good for users, but it seems Steam Spy is likely going to shut down as a result.
It seems my recent article about Valve removing the link to the Steam Machines page caused quite a stir, so Valve have now confirmed their continued support for Linux gaming.
In a move that's not exactly surprising, Valve has quietly removed the Steam Machine section from Steam.
The developer of One Hour One Life and The Castle Doctrine has made two interesting posts lately, one about not launching a game on Steam and one about keeping your game code and assets open to anyone.
We are sitting outside a German cafe, enjoying the last warm days of 2015, imagining our video game project. We wanted something like Zelda on the Super Nintendo but more futuristic. And with pixels — many, many pixels.
Underworld Ascendant, the action RPG from the original creators of Ultima Underworld added Linux support as part of the original Kickstarter back in 2015. Now, it seems they're not too sure what they're doing with Linux support.
Stephen Kick, CEO of Nightdive Studios has written up a post on the System Shock reboot Kickstarter, to state that development has been paused.
Not that it really means all that much for us, but interesting nonetheless, THQ Nordic has acquired Koch Media GmbH.
Further evidence that Valve is here for the long-run, they've hired yet another developer to help improve open source graphics drivers on Linux.
You might have heard of Microsoft's latest plans to keep people on their own store, with a locked down Windows 10 S mode to be available on all versions of Windows.
I'll be honest, I'm not too bothered about Project Contingency deciding not to support Linux because I've only just heard of it, it's still in the early stages and Installation 01 will support Linux.
With the continuous stream of new releases, it’s sometimes hard to remember that there's still plenty of excuses to fire up games you already own. User-made modifications are one of the best things about being a PC gamer and so I’ve taken the time to make a very biased list of games that have great mods.
There's always going to be problems when developers are able to set anything they like on Steam with no proper checks from Valve. Despite listing SteamOS/Linux system requirements and showing a SteamOS icon, BATTALION 1944 is not coming to Linux.
The rumour mill is spinning rather quickly lately, with rumours about Microsoft apparently looking at buying Valve, EA and others.
The report is a survey of around 4,000 game developers that’s released as a snapshot of the industry ahead of the annual Game Developers Conference. There are positive signs for Linux as a platform in the responses.
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