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Using the Epic Store on Linux is even easier with the latest Heroic Games Launcher updates

By Liam Dawe,
Epic Games don't support Linux with their store, so the community continues building around it with the Heroic Games Launcher that can run plenty of games from the Epic Store.

The open source Epic Games Store app Heroic Games Launcher has a big overhaul

By Liam Dawe,
Work on Heroic Games Launcher, the open source Linux alternative to the Epic Games Store continues rapid improvements with a huge new release out now.

Epic Games has acquired RAD Game Tools so they now own Bink video and more

By Liam Dawe,
Epic Games latest acquisition is RAD Game Tools, one a great many game developers will be familiar with.

SteamOS-like Linux distribution GamerOS has a new release, adds in Epic Game Store support

By Liam Dawe,
If you need an easy full-screen gaming experience with Linux, perhaps with your main big TV then GamerOS looks to be the next best thing to SteamOS.

Total War Saga: TROY is now a 12 month Epic Games Store exclusive

By Liam Dawe,
Total War Saga: TROY, a game that was confirmed to be coming to Linux, is now going to start life as an Epic Games Store exclusive for the first year.

What Never Was: Chapter II gets a boost from an Epic MegaGrant

By Liam Dawe,
What Never Was, a short story-driven adventure game from Acke Hallgren has been given a funding boost for What Never Was: Chapter II.

Unreal Engine 5 announced, Epic Online Services are now online

By Liam Dawe,
Today Epic Games released to huge bits of news for game developers, and hopefully for gamers everywhere to get a little excited about.

Unreal Engine 4.25 is up with tons of Linux improvements and Vulkan API fixes

By Liam Dawe,
While the Epic Games Store may not support Linux, at least Unreal Engine does and it appears to have been given quite a lot of attention in the Unreal Engine 4.25 release that went out officially today.

Legendary is an in-development community-made open source version of the Epic Games Store

By Liam Dawe,
While it wasn't made specifically for Linux, the in-development community made application 'Legendary' has an aim to be a cross-platform and open source version of the Epic Games Store.

Godot Engine was approved for an Epic MegaGrant

By Liam Dawe,
Some good news to share for the free and open source Godot Engine, as the lead developer Juan Linietsky announced during GodotCon that Epic Games have approved them for an Epic MegaGrant.

Psyonix are ending support for Rocket League on both Linux and macOS (updated)

By Liam Dawe,
Sad news today Linux gamers, Psyonix emailed us directly to make sure we saw the news that they're officially ending support of Rocket League on Linux and macOS.

Supernatural horror adventure 'ASYLUM' gets an Epic MegaGrant

By Liam Dawe,
Seems like Epic Games continue to open their wallet as shortly after Ore LLC were given one for Ira, Senscape have announced they've also been approved for an Epic MegaGrant to finish up ASYLUM.

Ore LLC given an Epic MegaGrant to finish their cinematic adventure game 'Ira'

By Liam Dawe,
Announced yesterday, Ore LLC have been awarded an Epic MegaGrant which should allow them to finish work on the first act of their upcoming cinematic adventure game 'Ira'.

Krita, the FOSS painting program gets an Epic MegaGrant

By Liam Dawe,
Following not long after game manager Lutris got an Epic MegaGrant, it was just announced today that the FOSS painting program Krita just got an Epic MegaGrant too.

Epic Games have awarded the FOSS game manager Lutris with an Epic MegaGrant

By Liam Dawe,
The Lutris team announced yesterday that Epic Games have now awarded them a sum of money from the Epic MegaGrants pot.

Epic Games acquires Quixel with its enormous library of 3D and 2D assets

By Liam Dawe,
Epic Games have reached down the back of the sofa and pulled up enough loose change to acquire Quixel.

A developer from Epic Games adds an offscreen video driver to SDL 2

By Liam Dawe,
Something that came across the desk this morning is a note about Epic Games contributing to the cross-platform development library SDL 2.

Epic Games' Tim Sweeney talks Linux and gaming some more, says Linux is "great"

By Liam Dawe,
Tim Sweeney, the Founder and CEO of Epic Games took to Twitter again recently to answer some questions about Linux and gaming.

Epic's Tim Sweeney thinks Wine "is the one hope for breaking the cycle", Easy Anti-Cheat continuing Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Here's something interesting, Tim Sweeney, the founder and CEO of Epic Games has been chatting on Twitter again and what he said is quite interesting.

WHAT THE GOLF? is another Linux game that's now going to the Epic Store first

By Liam Dawe,
WHAT THE GOLF? was originally funded on Fig with a Steam release, however hidden behind a backer-only update on Fig they've announced it's going to Epic's store first.
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