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Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player mod is out now

By Liam Dawe,
While the actual single-player campaign of Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory never officially happened, a modder has now released their attempt to bring it back with Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Single-Player.

SteamVR Overlay not working on Arch or Manjaro Linux? Here's a fix

By Liam Dawe,
Sadly, SteamVR on Linux continues to have quite a lot of quirks and over time it's gotten a little rough, here's a way to fix the SteamVR Overlay not working.

Having VR issues on Linux? You should look to disable async reprojection

By Liam Dawe,
Virtual Reality is still a niche and doing it on Linux is a niche within a niche, that said when it works it's brilliant but there's a few problematic issues that have arisen recently.

Among Us not connecting on Linux with Proton? Here's a simple fix

By Liam Dawe,
Among Us continues to be a very popular game and it can run quite nicely on Linux with Steam Play Proton, however if you have issues with it not connecting or getting a black screen - there's a really simple fix.

Proton GE gets some big updates but you may need to remove old Wine prefixes

By Liam Dawe,
Proton GE (GloriousEggroll) is a community-built version of the Proton compatibility layer for running Windows games on Linux through Steam Play.

Resident Evil Village gets better on Linux with the latest Proton Experimental

By Liam Dawe,
Valve and CodeWeavers have once again updated Proton Experimental, bringing with it a needed fix for Resident Evil Village running on Linux.

NVIDIA GeForce NOW adds Chromebook support, so you can run it on Linux too

By Liam Dawe,
I'm sure this will excite some of our readers who are fans of game streaming: NVIDIA has added the ability to play GeForce NOW game streaming via the browser.

Want more professional Godot Engine tutorials? Check out this new Kickstarter

By Liam Dawe,
Interested in game development? Godot Engine is a constantly improving free, open source and high quality game engine and one developer is trying to push out more professional content to help people using it.

CS:GO on Linux is actually not launching Trusted Mode by default - quick fix

By Liam Dawe,
Looks like Valve did a bit of a woopsie. With the recent updates to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive they implemented a new anti-cheat tool with Trusted Mode but it appears at some point they forgot to enable it.

Cult classic Beneath a Steel Sky is finally available free on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
It's hard to believe that until now, Beneath a Steel Sky wasn't available on Steam. With the launch of the sequel Beyond a Steel Sky recently, Revolution Software decided to fix that.

How-to: upscale old games on Linux

By dpanter,
Any tool that makes it easier to play older Windows games on Linux deserves some praise, and none more so than Lutris in my book. But...have you tried running a really old game and found that it is hilariously minuscule on your fancy modern HiDPI monitor?

How To: Fix American Truck Simulator not displaying on Linux with the latest update

By Liam Dawe,
It seems the latest update of American Truck Simulator has come with a few issues, like the Linux version playing audio but seemingly displaying nothing. Here's a fix for you.

If you can't login to World of Warcraft or WoW Classic on Linux, here's a quick fix for now

By Liam Dawe,
It seems Blizzard have been having some issues with World of Warcraft and the newer WoW Classic with them coming under a DDoS attack. Their countermeasures seem to have blocked Linux players in Wine but there's a fix.

Hello Games appear to be keeping an eye on Steam Play with No Man's Sky, temp fix needed for NVIDIA

By Liam Dawe,
No Man's Sky recently had an absolutely ridiculous update to add in tons of new features and greatly expanded multiplayer. This update also added in Vulkan support too!

Putting a Linux game on Steam: Missing Executable - a common pitfall for game devs

By Liam Dawe,
Since this comes up so often when testing games for developers and surprisingly often for newly released Linux games, I thought it might help to give developers a quick hint.

Brigador: Up-Armored Edition adds new levels and mod tools, a quick Linux how-to

By Liam Dawe,
The neon-soaked destruction-heavy game Brigador: Up-Armored Edition just recently got updated, bringing in some new content and allowing everyone to jump in to make mods and maps with the Community Reinforcements Update.

A simple guide to Steam Play, Valve's technology for playing Windows games on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Looking to test the waters with Linux gaming and don't want to lose access to your favourite Windows games? Here's a simple no-nonsense guide to actually using Steam Play.

Setting up a Bluetooth Controller for Linux Gaming (Part 2: Wine & Steam Play)

By LordDaveTheKind,
Recently I solved an issue for setting up my Wireless (via Bluetooth) controller on Steam for Linux (distr. Ubuntu 18.10), and decided to elaborate my experience a little better, and share my results and observations with you all.

Setting up a Bluetooth Controller for Linux Gaming

By LordDaveTheKind,
Recently I solved an issue for setting up my Wireless (via Bluetooth) controller on Steam for Linux, and decided to elaborate a little better about my experience, and share my results and observations with you all.

How to enable Steam Play (Proton) directly in SteamOS

By The_Linux_Gooroo,
How-To: Enable Valve's Proton Compatibility Tool in SteamOS, since the option isn't actually included directly in SteamOS yet.
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