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Survival game Vintage Story gets an official mod database, improved Wayland support

By Liam Dawe,
Out for your next survival game that isn't Valheim? Do give Vintage Story a go, which on the surface looks like Minecraft but it's so much more interesting and far deeper mechanically.

Free and open source voxel game engine Minetest 5.4 is out, makes mods easier for users

By Liam Dawe,
Minetest, the Minecraft-like voxel game engine (and a basic game that comes with it) has a big new release out with Minetest 5.4.0 and it's worth trying again.

Urban sandbox city-building GTA-like sim Voxel Turf is back with a big new release

By Liam Dawe,
Grand Theft Auto style mechanics blended in with some Minecraft blocky style and city-building, that's sort-of a basic overview of what you can expect in Voxel Turf.

FOSS soft-body physics simulator Rigs of Rods has a new release

By Liam Dawe,
In need of a new fun physics sim? How about one that's free, open source and can be played in multiplayer? Rigs of Rods might be what you're after and they have a new release.

Viking open-world survival game Valheim enters Early Access

By Liam Dawe,
After a promising Alpha release on itch.io back in 2018, the day has finally come to enter purgatory in Valheim.

Minetest 5.4.0 to make downloading mods and games a lot easier

By Liam Dawe,
Minetest is the free and open source voxel game engine, inspired originally by Minecraft it's gradually becoming bigger and better with lots of available games for it.

Virtual Reality voxel building game cyubeVR will be supporting Linux in a future build

By Liam Dawe,
Minecraft in VR that's a bit more hands on? cyubeVR (pronounced Cube VR) looks absolutely delightful, and the developer has confirmed their full intention to support Linux too.

The latest Vintage Story update adds in Character Customization and the Steel Age

By Liam Dawe,
Continuing to be seriously impressive, the 1.14 update to the deep survival game Vintage Story is officially out now after multiple testing builds.

Deep survival game Vintage Story has my full attention with the latest expansion

By Liam Dawe,
Vintage Story has a huge new version almost ready to release, with a couple of Release Candidates going up for the 1.14 release and it's looking awesome.

With deep sandbox building options and lots of content, From the Depths is out now

By Liam Dawe,
After 6 years in Early Access, the sandbox vehicle building game From the Depths has officially released.

Minecraft has a first snapshot up for the huge Caves & Cliffs update

By Liam Dawe,
While we have to wait until much later next year for the full release of Minecraft Caves & Cliffs, the team at Mojang have put out some of the new bits to play with in a snapshot development build.

Explore space and do some shady deals in Avorion - Black Market out now

By Liam Dawe,
Avorion - Black Market is the first full paid expansion to the excellent open-world space exploration and building sim and it looks great.

Avorion - Black Market expansion is due on November 2, has a new trailer up

By Liam Dawe,
The huge open-world space sandbox Avorion has the first expansion releasing on November 2, along with plenty more details revealed and a trailer.

Minecraft Java will move to Microsoft accounts in 2021, gets new social screen

By Liam Dawe,
Two bits of big Minecraft news for you today, one being a change in the account system and another to deal with social interactions on servers.

Terraria gets an FNA update for Linux / macOS and overhauls Vanity item display

By Liam Dawe,
Terraria fans rejoice, as not only has the Linux support improved but you can now show off your vanity items in all their glory with the 1.4.1 release out now.

Minecraft is getting another big upgrade with the Caves & Cliffs Update

By Liam Dawe,
Minecraft Live happened today and there were plenty of exciting announcements about the future of Minecraft, like the next major free upgrade with the Caves & Cliffs Update.

The Long Dark will not see Episode 4 until next year

By Liam Dawe,
Hinterland Studio have given an update on the progress of the next episode of the single-player story for the survival game The Long Dark.

The impressive Seasons Update for wilderness survival sandbox Vintage Story is out

By Liam Dawe,
Vintage Story, the wilderness survival sandbox inspired by lovecraftian horror themes with some impressive depth to it has a huge new stable release up.

Open source voxel game engine Minetest has a new release

By Liam Dawe,
Inspired by Minecraft and Infiniminer, the open source and highly moddable voxel game engine Minetest has a new release available now.

Wilderness survival game 'Vintage Story' adding seasons, improved graphics

By Liam Dawe,
Vintage Story, an uncompromising wilderness survival sandbox game inspired by lovecraftian horror themes has a new test release up that makes it an even deeper game.
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