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AMD's first Ryzen Desktop APUs with Vega graphics are now available

By liamdawe, 12 February 2018 at 2:38 pm UTC (30 Comments)
AMD has announced today the worldwide release of their first Ryzen Desktop APUs with Vega graphics, could be an interesting choice for low-cost Linux gaming.

Some initial thoughts on the Logitech Driving Force G29 Steering Wheel

By liamdawe, 7 February 2018 at 4:04 pm UTC (47 Comments)
I had been complaining about how hard it was in DiRT Rally with a tiny gamepad stick, so I picked up the Logitech Driving Force G29 Steering Wheel and here's some initial thoughts on it.

The 'GPD Win 2' could be an interesting device for Linux gaming on the go

By liamdawe, 15 January 2018 at 1:01 pm UTC (28 Comments)
For those of you interested in small portable devices that work with Linux, you might be interested in the GPD Win 2.

AMD announces Zen 2 design is 'complete', Zen+ now 'sampling' and more

By liamdawe, 8 January 2018 at 11:25 am UTC (26 Comments)
More processor news today, as AMD has released a fair bit of information from their plans including Zen 2 and Zen+.

Intel launches their new CPUs with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics along with two new 'NUC' mini-pc models

By liamdawe, 8 January 2018 at 10:52 am UTC (21 Comments)
Yesterday, Intel officially announced the release of their new CPUs that come with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics. On top of that, they've launched two new NUC models (their mini-PCs).

The Linux-powered Ataribox pre-order launch has been 'officially paused'

By liamdawe, 14 December 2017 at 2:41 pm UTC (26 Comments)
*sniff* do you smell that? It has a certain fishy aroma to it. The Ataribox IndieGoGo launch is now 'officially paused'.

The Linux-powered Ataribox will be available to pre-order on December 14th

By liamdawe, 11 December 2017 at 3:32 pm UTC (31 Comments)
I'm quite unclear on just what's going on with the Linux-powered retro console, but the Ataribox is going up for limited pre-orders on December 14th.

The Linux-powered Ataribox Joystick has been revealed, looks delightfully retro and rather stylish

By liamdawe, 27 November 2017 at 1:59 pm UTC (70 Comments)
Remember the Ataribox? The Linux-powered retro console that will turn to crowdfunding sometime soon just had the reveal of their Joystick.

One dedicated gamer made a SteamOS tabletop 'car-cade' for DiRT Rally

By liamdawe, 15 November 2017 at 9:10 pm UTC (10 Comments)
I love seeing what people have been able to do with SteamOS and this might just be the most amusing. One dedicated gamer made their very own SteamOS tabletop car-cade to play DiRT Rally.

Intel announce a new CPU with AMD graphics and HBM2 memory

By liamdawe, 6 November 2017 at 3:56 pm UTC (39 Comments)
This is rather fun news, Intel have announced a new CPU that will utilize AMD graphics with HBM2 memory.

Open source gamepad config tool 'SC Controller' has a pre-release to support more gamepads

By liamdawe, 28 September 2017 at 8:55 am UTC (21 Comments)
SC Controller is the rather fantastic open source configuration tool for the Steam Controller, only now it's expanding to cover more gamepads.

Atari are launching a new gaming system, the 'Ataribox' and it runs Linux

By liamdawe, 26 September 2017 at 9:44 am UTC (121 Comments)
Another Linux-based gaming system is coming, this time from Atari. The Ataribox will run on an AMD processor and it sounds quite interesting.

Setting a primary monitor for launching games in a dual monitor rig

By scaine, 19 September 2017 at 8:04 pm UTC (38 Comments)
If you have two monitors, launching games can be a bit hit or miss as to where they end up. Here's a way that you might take some of the pain out of simple gaming on a dual monitor set up.

Valve put the Steam Controller and Steam Link on a big sale again

By liamdawe, 31 August 2017 at 6:50 pm UTC (39 Comments)
Still haven't picked up a Steam Controller or Steam Link? This latest sale might tempt you to do so as they're cheap.

Entroware have unleashed Zeus, a powerful new "Ultra Mobile" Linux laptop

By liamdawe, 25 August 2017 at 1:54 pm UTC (10 Comments)
In the market for a pricey and powerful laptop? Zeus has descended from the heavens for your Linux needs.
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