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Basemark GPU is a new benchmark tool that supports Linux and many different APIs

A few days ago, Basemark officially announced and have now released Basemark GPU, their latest benchmarking tool and it has Linux support.

RAD Game Tools 'Telemetry', a performance visualization system adds Linux support

Good news here for some game developers, as RAD Game Tools 'Telemetry', a performance visualizer has just added support for Linux.

SC Controller driver and UI for the Steam Controller has a fresh update

The incredibly useful SC Controller tool has a fresh update out that sees the return of AppImage support, a few new bits and some bug fixes.

Need art for your games? Asset Forge and public domain Kenney assets may help

While 'asset flips' are becoming a common occurrence, pre-made art assets are still a valuable resource when used correctly. Asset Forge and Kenney assets might be quite useful!

SDL 2.0.6 released, introduces Vulkan support

The cross-platform development library has seen the release of its latest version. Quite a few exciting changes this time around, including support for Vulkan and more types of gamepads.

SDL 2.0.6 with support for Vulkan and more gamepads enters pre-release

SDL 2.0.6, the next version bump of the popular cross-platform development library has entered the pre-release stage. It looks to be a great release too!

The next version of SDL will have Vulkan support locked in

Good news for developers, as SDL 2.0.6 now has support for Vulkan firmly locked into place for the next release.

Steam Audio comes to Unreal Engine 4

Steam Audio, the new feature-filled audio solution from Valve is now supported directly in Unreal Engine 4 Valve just announced.

Game engine 'Construct 3' is now in open beta, check out my example game

Construct 3 is a game engine that requires little to no programming knowledge as it relies on stringing events together from objects. It's clever and it works really well.

AMD have announced 'Anvil', an MIT-licensed wrapper library for Vulkan

AMD are continuing their open source push with 'Anvil' a new MIT-licenses wrapper library for Vulkan. It's aim is to reduce the time developers spend to get a working Vulkan application.

RPG Maker MV now has a Linux version and a Linux game export option

We saw signs of RPG Maker MV coming to Linux early last year, but now it's official. RPG Maker MV now has a Linux version and it can export Linux games.

Substance Designer 6 released with day-1 Linux support

One for developers here, as Substance Designer 6 the '3D Material Authoring and Scan Processing Tool' has seen a day-1 Linux release.

Valve have announced 'Steam Audio' an SDK of advanced audio tools, it will support Linux

Valve have ripped the lid off their latest project named 'Steam Audio', an SDK of advanced audio tools that will support Linux.

Game creation kit 'Construct 3' has a first preview, including shots of it on Linux

I am seriously excited to try out Construct 3, as it enables creation of games without actual coding. It uses an interesting events system like in Construct 2, Fusion and other toolkits. The developers have shown the first preview with pictures of it on Linux too.

openFrameworks C++ toolkit now has a Vulkan backend that supports Linux

I'm going to be honest, I had never heard of openFrameworks until today. It claims it's a C++ toolkit that glues together several commonly used libraries to help you work quickly. They are working on a Vulkan backend that now supports Linux.
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