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Men of War II out now on Steam with Native Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Men of War II is officially here from Best Way and Fulqrum Publishing, and serves as a great intro into historical real-time strategies games for newbies and veterans alike.

Monster collecting game Cassette Beasts free multiplayer update out now

By Liam Dawe,
Collect and transform against friends in the Cassette Beasts free multiplayer update, which is now officially available.

Love deep sprawling roguelike RPGs? Check out The Doors of Trithius

By Liam Dawe,
The Doors of Trithius from Jake Donkersgoed is a deep sprawling roguelike RPG currently in Early Access and it really looks worth a look.

Arctic Eggs is thoroughly weird physics-based dystopian cooking game

By Liam Dawe,
Arctic Eggs is a thoroughly unique and terribly odd sounding game about cooking up some eggs, to eventually win your freedom while you're stuck in Antarctica.

Netris is an open-source cloud gaming platform with Stadia-like features using Proton

By Liam Dawe,
If you're a fan of cloud gaming, you may want to take a little look into Netris. The developers say it's a GeForce NOW alternative, one you can self-host with it being open source. They're also keen to highlight some Stadia-like elements of it too.

Surge Engine, the open source Sonic-like game engine (and game) gets upgraded

By Liam Dawe,
Surge Engine is a 2D retro game engine with an included Sonic-like game (Surge the Rabbit) for anyone who wants to make their own platformers like classic Sonic. The developers just released a big new version.

Ubuntu 24.10 roadmap includes Wayland by default for NVIDIA

By Liam Dawe,
It seems 2024 truly is the year of Wayland on the Linux desktop huh? Even Canonical are now planning to have it by default for NVIDIA for Ubuntu 24.10.

Wine 9.9 brings more ARM and Wow64 improvements

By Liam Dawe,
Wine 9.9 was released Friday as the latest development release for the Windows compatibility layer to run more apps and games on Linux.

EA SPORTS WRC is adding EA anticheat, breaking another game on Steam Deck / Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Well, here's another game that EA will be breaking on Steam Deck / Linux, with EA anticheat rolling out to EA SPORTS WRC when it goes live in June.

Proton Experimental improves Halo Infinite, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger and more

By Liam Dawe,
Proton Experimental was updated today by Valve for Steam Deck / Linux PCs which includes some more improvements for gaming.

Cute open world pirate adventure Seablip is out now on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Available now in Early Access is Seablip, an open world pirate adventure with a cute style to it from solo developer Jardar Solli and it comes with Native Linux support.

Manjaro Linux devs show off the OrangePi Neo prototype handheld with gameplay

By Liam Dawe,
The OrangePi Neo is an upcoming gaming handheld powered by Manjaro Linux Gaming Edition, and now we have some rough demo footage of a prototype actually playing games.

Check out CoolerControl, a feature-rich cooling-device control application for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Summer is on the way and with things heating up a bit, perhaps you want a little more control over your system cooling wrapped up in a neat interface? CoolerControl has the right idea.

Soulstone Survivors has a new character that looks suspiciously from Deep Rock Galactic

By Liam Dawe,
Soulstone Survivors, easily one of the best action roguelite horde-survival bullet heaven games (hi Vampire Survivors), has a new major update out with a suspiciously Deep Rock Galactic looking Dwarf in it.

ENDLESS Legend, 100% Orange Juice and Dragon Age: Inquisition are free to keeps

By Liam Dawe,
It's free game Friday! The sun is out shining so what a great day to sit inside and play some games to keep cool. Even cooler is that they're free to keep.

SteamOS 3.6.3 Preview for Steam Deck up, plus a new stable Steam Client Update for all

By Liam Dawe,
Valve released another two updates recently. The first is SteamOS 3.6.3 Preview for Steam Deck continuing to fix up issues, and a stable Steam Client Update for desktop PCs and Steam Deck.

NVK driver gets DRM Format Modifiers to work with Gamescope in Mesa 24.1

By Liam Dawe,
Just recently NVK, the open source Nvidia Vulkan driver, merged in a new Vulkan extension that is rather important and means it will work properly with Gamescope.

Athenian Rhapsody is a rather unhinged Undertale-like and stupidly funny

By Liam Dawe,
Athenian Rhapsody might just be my new favourite release of 2024. Taking inspiration from the likes of Undertale and Earthbound and turning the ridiculousness up a few notches. Developer Nico Papalia has crafted something brilliant here.

Towerful Defense: Prologue is like Brotato and Vampire Survivors had a TD baby

By Liam Dawe,
I'm apparently a total and complete sucker for anything that allows for short rounds of gameplay, that mixes in elements of Brotato and Vampire Survivors to let me customize my run and Towerful Defense: Prologue has plenty of that.

Ultimate Chicken Horse gets its biggest sale yet with a new content update

By Liam Dawe,
Ultimate Chicken Horse is easily one of the funniest and stupidest party-platformers I've ever played, and it just had a free content update with a big discount.