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Steam Beta Client updated, finally fixing the notification spam when you login and group notifications

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have updated Steam and added in two really needed features. First, they won't spam you with who's doing what when you first login.

Albion Online announce new equipment, new PvE content and more coming in the 'Galahad' update

By Liam Dawe,
Albion Online, the Linux-friendly MMO has another blog post and video detailing changes coming to this interesting MMO.

SteamOS updated with some major new drivers and an updated Debian base

By Liam Dawe,
SteamOS isn't being left out in the cold like some would believe, as it too today got a big update with new shiny stuff.

NVIDIA 378.09 beta driver released, adds OpenGL threaded optimizations by default and more

By Liam Dawe,
A pretty interesting NVIDIA beta driver has landed and it officially enables their OpenGL threaded optimizations by default.

Another Steam Beta Client update released, allows moving game location

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have released another beta of the Steam client and the major change is that it will finally allow you to move games between your Steam Library folders.

Owlboy, the very popular 2D adventure game is seeking Linux testers

By Liam Dawe,
Heads up action and adventure fans, as Owlboy is coming to Linux soon using FNA and they require some testers.

X-Blades now has a Linux beta powered by Wine

By Liam Dawe,
As promised, Topware Interactive have released a Linux beta of X-Blades on Steam that uses Wine to make it easy for you.

The latest Steam Beta Client fixes a nearly 4 year old Linux issue, fixes other Linux issues

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have been busy, as the latest Steam Beta Client makes some important improvements to the Linux client. The Steam Controller has also seen some improvements, like supporting configurations for XBox 360, Xbox One, and Generic X-Input controller configurator support.

Day of Infamy, the WWII FPS enters the Beta phase with a big update

By Liam Dawe,
Day of Infamy is now in Beta and it came with a rather big patch. The game has a Linux version, but it's not officially advertised just yet.

Your staff are a bit more needy in Prison Architect update 11

By Liam Dawe,
Prison Architect got a surprise holiday update and it's an interesting one. It adds a little more simulation for your staff along with some bug fixes.

Lifeless Planet Linux beta has been updated, with improved graphics from the PS4 version

By Liam Dawe,
The developers of Lifeless Planet have continued to improve their Linux beta, as it's now running on Unity 5 and has the improved graphics from the PS4 version.

Streets of Rogue, the rogue-lite about player choice now has co-op and online play

By Liam Dawe,
Streets of Rogue just updated recently to include a beta version that offers up co-op and online play. I seriously suggest you give it a go!

Iron Sky Invasion now has a Linux beta on Steam, uses Wine

By Liam Dawe,
Topware Interactive are again continuing their Wine porting of older titles, this time it's Iron Sky Invasion.

Albion Online, the sandbox MMO with Linux support has become even bigger

By Liam Dawe,
I have to hand it to the guys working on Albion Online, they certainly are putting the effort in to polish the game up for a big release. The big 'Faye' update has landed and it's huge.

Rocket League gets a big update called ‘Starbase ARC’, adds a lot of new free goodies

By BTRE,
Everybody’s favorite rocket-powered-cars-hitting-oversized-balls-competitively game has gotten another one of its hefty updates. There’s a new space-themed arena, car and a series of new drops and features for players to enjoy.