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Rise of the Tomb Raider announced for Linux, port from Feral Interactive

By liamdawe, 13 February 2018 at 11:11 am UTC (151 Comments)
Many asked, now Feral Interactive have answered. Rise of the Tomb Raider is officially on the way to Linux!

Gorgeous space sim 'Helium Rain' updated with Vulkan, skirmish battle mode and more

By liamdawe, 26 January 2018 at 11:21 am UTC (9 Comments)
Helium Rain is a gorgeous space sim and the developers have been really supportive of Linux, this update is a real juicy one too.

LunarG releases 'DevSim' a tool for developers to test their Vulkan API implementation in various configurations

By liamdawe, 24 January 2018 at 10:47 am UTC (3 Comments)
LunarG has now officially rolled out 'DevSim', a rather fancy tool for developers to test their Vulkan games and applications against many different configurations.

Feral has patched Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III for Linux to fix Vulkan on NVIDIA 384

By liamdawe, 8 January 2018 at 12:20 pm UTC (15 Comments)
For those who noticed Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III was a bit broken on the NVIDIA 384 driver series, Feral has now fixed it.

VK9, the project to get Direct3D 9 applications to run with Vulkan reached another milestone

By liamdawe, 6 January 2018 at 10:16 pm UTC (14 Comments)
In late December last year, the developer of the VK9 project emailed us about hitting another milestone with their project to get Direct3D 9 applications to run with Vulkan.

The Talos Principle going Fusion, Croteam dropping OpenGL & Serious Sam 4 still coming

By liamdawe, 5 January 2018 at 9:45 am UTC (51 Comments)
A bit of Croteam news to start the day with and there's multiple interesting items to go over in regards to their games.

Some reflections on radv, the first open source Vulkan driver for AMD GPUs

By BTRE, 30 December 2017 at 9:32 pm UTC (15 Comments)
With recent commits that fix bugs and allow newer Vega cards to pass tests for official conformance, development for radv continues apace. It’s a good time to look back and talk about just how far the driver has come in such a short time.

AMD have now officially open-sourced their 'AMDVLK' Linux Vulkan driver

By liamdawe, 22 December 2017 at 12:41 pm UTC (20 Comments)
Typical really, the day after I do a review of 2017 and mention how AMD announced they would finally release it, but still didn't, they then go and do it today.

Want to see F1 2017 on Linux before release? Feral will be livestreaming on Wednesday

By liamdawe, 30 October 2017 at 11:24 am UTC (4 Comments)
If you're excited about F1 2017 coming to Linux with Vulkan here's a chance to get a glimpse of it before the release on Thursday.

F1 2017 is officially coming to Linux, releasing November 2nd from Feral Interactive

By liamdawe, 27 October 2017 at 3:43 pm UTC (57 Comments)
After a few leaks, it’s now official! F1 2017 is coming to Linux and Feral Interactive are porting it. The plan is to release it on November 2nd (Thursday next week!).

SDL 2.0.6 released, introduces Vulkan support

By BTRE, 23 September 2017 at 2:56 pm UTC (7 Comments)
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.

Apocalypse: The Game, another survival game will come to Linux with Vulkan support

By liamdawe, 11 September 2017 at 12:35 pm UTC (16 Comments)
Apocalypse: The Game, another survival game built with Unity will have Linux support. It's built by one developer and it will have Vulkan support.

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

By liamdawe, 5 September 2017 at 2:10 pm UTC (8 Comments)
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!

War Thunder may replace OpenGL and DirectX 9 with Vulkan in "the near future"

By liamdawe, 1 September 2017 at 2:19 pm UTC (10 Comments)
War Thunder, the free to play cross-platform MMO may gain Vulkan support in "the near future" the developers have said.

Looks like a Linux version of Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation with Vulkan is still on the table

By liamdawe, 24 August 2017 at 11:14 pm UTC (17 Comments)
Ashes of the Singularity: Escalation recently gained Vulkan support in the 2.4 update along with tons of other new stuff. The interesting thing is that Linux is mentioned once again.
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