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ScummVM adds support for the 1995 shooter Wetlands from Hypnotix

By Liam Dawe,
Another classic gets a new life thanks to ScummVM, which just recently added support for the 1995 shooter Wetlands.

Good Old Games Week is live on GOG with a sale

By Liam Dawe,
Good Old Games, what GOG were originally known as, is a bit more than just a name it's a commitment to keeping classics alive and easy to purchase so GOG are celebrating with a sale.

Wii U emulator Cemu getting closer to Linux and Steam Deck support

By Liam Dawe,
Work continues on the Wii U emulator Cemu to bring it over to Linux, and with that gain Steam Deck support.

Block Quake is basically Quake made into LEGO

By Liam Dawe,
Do you love Quake? Do you love LEGO? Well, now they've been kind-of combined together to create Block Quake.

Classic Bethesda titles come to Steam, play them easily on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
With the Bethesda Launcher shutting down, they've begun the migration to Steam and now some of their classics have become available to download easily.

Classic Sonic games being delisted to make way for Sonic Origins

By Liam Dawe,
A sad day for preservation and emulation, as SEGA has announced that they will be delisting the classic Sonic games.

Play Worms 2 on Linux with the Worms 2 Plus patch

By Liam Dawe,
Worms, a game I grew up with playing on the Amiga, it's an absolute classic and some modern versions just don't have the same charm. Thankfully, Worms 2 can be played easily on Linux (and Windows) thanks to Worms 2 Plus.

GOG attempt to bring customers back with a revival of Good Old Games

By Liam Dawe,
GOG aren't having the best of times recently, with details about their financial troubles painting a bleak picture, although it seems they have something of a plan.

The Steam Deck hit me over the head with feelings of nostalgia

By Liam Dawe,
Something happened to me recently while playing the Steam Deck, that I felt the need to share with you.

Kitsune Zero DLC announced for Super Bernie World

By Liam Dawe,
Super Bernie World, a free platformer that released back in 2020, is getting a paid DLC named Kitsune Zero.

Nightmare Reaper is a quality retro-themed FPS out now

By Liam Dawe,
Nightmare Reaper, a retro-inspired FPS that blends together elements of a looter-shooter and a sprinkle of RPG mechanics, recently left Early Access and it works great on Linux and Steam Deck.

Sci-fi fantasy arena-styled FPS Viscerafest sees Chapter 2 released

By Liam Dawe,
Acid Man Games and Fire Plant Games continue building up their retro-styled fast-paced FPS with a major update available.

Ion Fury: Aftershock expansion gets delayed with no set date now

By Liam Dawe,
Voidpoint has confirmed that while they're deep in development on Ion Fury: Aftershock, it won't be releasing soon.

Lightweight Linux distro Lakka for retro gaming version 4.0 out now

By Liam Dawe,
Lakka, a lightweight Linux distribution that transforms various small computers into a full blown retrogaming console has a new release out now.

Arena-survival FPS Cathedral 3-D is now free to play

By Liam Dawe,
Want to try out a retro-styled arena survival FPS? Cathedral 3-D is now free to play so you've got nothing to lose.

Building a Retro Linux Gaming Computer - Part 16: We Are All Doomed

By Hamish,
The most appealing aspect of my QDI Advance 5/133 motherboard is its inclusion of AGP, PCI, and ISA expansion slots. By having both dedicated MIDI and 3D acceleration hardware I can dip my toes into two different eras of gaming. As for the actual MIDI tracks produced, well, they have personality at least.

Building a Retro Linux Gaming Computer - Part 15: Square Cubed

By Hamish,
John Carmack's generosity in releasing his older source code resulted in a proliferation of free first person shooters in the 2000s, but Dutch programmer Wouter van Oortmerssen rejected this path to forge Cube based in the same "just for fun" spirit with which Linus Torvalds first began work on the Linux kernel.

Castlevania Advance Collection works on Steam Deck, despite what Konami say

By Liam Dawe,
Recently, Konami released an announcement on the Castlevania Advance Collection Steam store page to say it does not work on the Steam Deck. It does.

Building a Retro Linux Gaming Computer - Part 14: Return to Na Pali

By Hamish,
One of the selling points of Unreal Tournament pitched to the modding scene by Epic Games was its ability to load assets from the original Unreal into the new engine. After a few years this snowballed into a concerted community effort to make the entire Unreal single player mode playable from within its own sequel.

First-person retro-fueled RPG Beyond Sunset gets a demo

By Liam Dawe,
Are you ready to dive into a new world? Beyond Sunset looks absolutely awesome and now you've got a chance to check it out, as a demo has been put up recently.
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