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Open source in games: How to save your studio time and effort

By Liam Dawe,
At the Game Developers Conference 2021, multiple developers from Red Hat attended and gave a talk titled "Open source in games: How to save your studio time and effort".

PS4 emulator Spine gets a new demo release

By Liam Dawe,
Spine is an upcoming PlayStation 4 emulator that's currently closed-source while it's under heavy development. It's also currently only available for Linux.

AMD shows off their new CPU frequency control mechanism for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Currently limited to Zen 3, AMD has revealed their work on a brand new CPU frequency control mechanism "amd-pstate".

Clearing up what games will and won't run on the Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
There seems to be some confusion brewing on what games will actually run on the Steam Deck, so let this serve as a reminder on keeping expectations in check. Here's a quick refresher of how things are right now.

NVIDIA Vulkan Beta driver version 470.62.02 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
NVIDIA continue their usual upgrades to their special NVIDIA Vulkan Beta driver with a fresh release out with version 470.62.02 now available to test.

Humble serves up a fresh plate of games in Humble Choice September

By Liam Dawe,
Ready to grab even more games? The monthly curated bundle Humble Choice has a fresh plate of games ready to claim for subscribers.

Co-op News Punch Podcast - Episode 32

By Liam Dawe,
We're back, again! The duo returns for another casual and frank chat about Linux and Linux Gaming topics across many different areas in the industry.

Heroic Games Launcher for the Epic Store on Linux gets some essential fixes

By Liam Dawe,
For those of you wanting a simple way to get your games from the Epic Store running on Linux with the Wine compatibility layer, the Heroic Games Launcher continues to roll out upgrades.

RetroArch 1.9.9 is out with AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) support

By Liam Dawe,
Emulation just got even more interesting as the RetroArch team have released another major update. This release adds in AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) support.

Pick up lots of kids games in the Humble Humongous Back To School Bundle

By Liam Dawe,
If you have younger children and want to get some family-friendly games for them, take a look at the Humble Humongous Back To School Bundle that's filled full.

Take-Two filed a lawsuit against the reverse-engineered GTA III and Vice City developers

By Liam Dawe,
Well this is a shame but in many ways to be expected. Take-Two Interactive Software, the parent company of Rockstar Games, has filed a lawsuit against the developers of the reverse-engineered GTA III and Vice City code.

Linux continues to remain above 1% on the Steam Hardware Survey

By Liam Dawe,
We don't usually comment directly on the Steam Hardware Survey every month, not unless it's something real interesting and this is the second month where it is because we're still officially above 1%!

ARK: Survival Evolved releases on Stadia with a bunch more free games for Stadia Pro

By Liam Dawe,
ARK: Survival Evolved, the still incredibly popular open-world game from Studio Wildcard is now on Stadia and along with a few other games it's free for Stadia Pro subscribers.

Linux on the Framework DIY Laptop has been very popular

By Liam Dawe,
Framework is the high-performance, thin and light notebook that's "designed to last" with modular components along with a commitment to make it easy to repair and upgrade.

ScummVM issues a call to action on testing for the next major version

By Liam Dawe,
ScummVM 2.3.0 is coming soon with many upgrades to this awesome free and open source project that keeps classic games alive. Now they need your help.

Steam not working right on Arch Linux? It's an issue with FreeType and there's a fix

By Liam Dawe,
If you're using Arch Linux or anything based on it (or other rolling update distributions) and you've recently run updates that included freetype2, you might unfortunately notice that Steam is now quite broken.

A round-up of what was hot on GamingOnLinux through August 2021

By Liam Dawe,
Here is a look back some of the most popular articles on GamingOnLinux for August 2021, an easy way to for you to keep up to date on what has happened in the past month for Linux gaming, open source and other general Linux news that we cover!

Zink driver for OpenGL over Vulkan continues maturing with a big performance fix

By Liam Dawe,
Zink continues to be a promising Mesa driver for Linux that runs OpenGL on top of Vulkan. It's not finished yet and so continues seeing some big performance fixes.

The new 'Apps for GNOME' website aims to help you discover more and get involved

By Liam Dawe,
GNOME continue building up their ecosystem and their marketing game too with the launch of a new "Apps for GNOME" website to help people get involved and discover more.

EndeavourOS gets a big upgrade to their ISO download that's 'a significant step' for it

By Liam Dawe,
EndeavourOS, my absolute favourite way to easily install Arch Linux with a couple nice extras has continued growing and there's a brand new ISO download with plenty of improvements.
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