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Development on the new System Shock has been paused

By liamdawe, 16 February 2018 at 10:28 pm UTC (29 Comments)
Stephen Kick, CEO of Nightdive Studios has written up a post on the System Shock reboot Kickstarter, to state that development has been paused.

THQ Nordic now own Koch Media GmbH

By liamdawe, 14 February 2018 at 1:41 pm UTC (24 Comments)
Not that it really means all that much for us, but interesting nonetheless, THQ Nordic has acquired Koch Media GmbH.

Valve has boosted their Linux ranks by hiring another developer to work on open source graphics

By liamdawe, 8 February 2018 at 2:00 pm UTC (102 Comments)
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.

Windows 10 S might alarm Valve into boosting SteamOS again

By liamdawe, 5 February 2018 at 9:59 am UTC (127 Comments)
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.

The developers of fan-made Halo game 'Project Contingency' have decided not to support Linux

By liamdawe, 4 February 2018 at 8:51 pm UTC (27 Comments)
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.

Looking for ways to spice up your gaming? Here’s a few games with awesome mods

By BTRE, 4 February 2018 at 7:22 pm UTC (14 Comments)
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.

BATTALION 1944 is not coming to Linux, despite showing a SteamOS icon and system requirements

By liamdawe, 1 February 2018 at 11:26 am UTC (28 Comments)
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.

Microsoft is rumoured to be looking to buy Valve, EA and others

By liamdawe, 30 January 2018 at 7:35 pm UTC (121 Comments)
The rumour mill is spinning rather quickly lately, with rumours about Microsoft apparently looking at buying Valve, EA and others.

GDC’s annual "State of the Gaming Industry" report is out, shows encouraging signs for Linux

By BTRE, 25 January 2018 at 6:59 pm UTC (11 Comments)
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.

OBS Studio NDI Plugin for Linux, send video from one Linux PC to another

By RedneckonLinux, 22 January 2018 at 3:56 pm UTC (10 Comments)
NDI for OBS is a plugin that allows you to send video from 1 PC that has OBS installed to another PC running OBS with the plugin installed.

Nearly six years after the Kickstarter, Stainless Games claim Carmageddon is still coming to Linux

By liamdawe, 18 January 2018 at 7:57 pm UTC (47 Comments)
Another year has passed and it's now nearing six years since the Carmageddon: Reincarnation Kickstarter that was supposed to have a Linux version. The developer said it is still coming, apparently.

Killing Floor 2 for Linux is 'indefinitely on hold' as they can't find a developer

By liamdawe, 10 January 2018 at 7:55 pm UTC (61 Comments)
Sad news, as it seems there's just no chance of Killing Floor 2 coming to Linux any more as Tripwire can't find a developer.

Steam hits another record of over 18.5 million concurrent users online

By liamdawe, 7 January 2018 at 12:22 am UTC (30 Comments)
Steam continues to get bigger with another milestone being reached! Yesterday Steam shot passed 18 million concurrent users online.

The Steam Hardware Survey for December 2017 shows a reasonable increase for Linux

By liamdawe, 2 January 2018 at 12:30 am UTC (36 Comments)
The Linux market share on Steam has bounced backed a little in the latest Steam Hardware Survey for December 2017.

Valve hands out VAC bans for having 'catbot' in your Linux username (updated: they're not)

By liamdawe, 1 January 2018 at 1:22 pm UTC (60 Comments)
Happy New Year! Let's start 2018 with a bit of a joke shall we: Knock Knock. Who's there? Catbot. Banned. (Post updated)
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