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Windows 10 S might alarm Valve into boosting SteamOS again

liamdawe,
You might have heard of Microsoft's latest plans to keep people on their own store, with a locked down Windows 10 S mode to be available on all versions of Windows.

The developers of fan-made Halo game 'Project Contingency' have decided not to support Linux

liamdawe,
I'll be honest, I'm not too bothered about Project Contingency deciding not to support Linux because I've only just heard of it, it's still in the early stages and Installation 01 will support Linux.

Looking for ways to spice up your gaming? Here’s a few games with awesome mods

BTRE,
With the continuous stream of new releases, it’s sometimes hard to remember that there's still plenty of excuses to fire up games you already own. User-made modifications are one of the best things about being a PC gamer and so I’ve taken the time to make a very biased list of games that have great mods.

BATTALION 1944 is not coming to Linux, despite showing a SteamOS icon and system requirements

liamdawe,
There's always going to be problems when developers are able to set anything they like on Steam with no proper checks from Valve. Despite listing SteamOS/Linux system requirements and showing a SteamOS icon, BATTALION 1944 is not coming to Linux.

Microsoft is rumoured to be looking to buy Valve, EA and others

liamdawe,
The rumour mill is spinning rather quickly lately, with rumours about Microsoft apparently looking at buying Valve, EA and others.

GDC’s annual "State of the Gaming Industry" report is out, shows encouraging signs for Linux

BTRE,
The report is a survey of around 4,000 game developers that’s released as a snapshot of the industry ahead of the annual Game Developers Conference. There are positive signs for Linux as a platform in the responses.

OBS Studio NDI Plugin for Linux, send video from one Linux PC to another

RedneckonLinux,
NDI for OBS is a plugin that allows you to send video from 1 PC that has OBS installed to another PC running OBS with the plugin installed.

Nearly six years after the Kickstarter, Stainless Games claim Carmageddon is still coming to Linux

liamdawe,
Another year has passed and it's now nearing six years since the Carmageddon: Reincarnation Kickstarter that was supposed to have a Linux version. The developer said it is still coming, apparently.

Killing Floor 2 for Linux is 'indefinitely on hold' as they can't find a developer

liamdawe,
Sad news, as it seems there's just no chance of Killing Floor 2 coming to Linux any more as Tripwire can't find a developer.

Steam hits another record of over 18.5 million concurrent users online

liamdawe,
Steam continues to get bigger with another milestone being reached! Yesterday Steam shot passed 18 million concurrent users online.

The Steam Hardware Survey for December 2017 shows a reasonable increase for Linux

liamdawe,
The Linux market share on Steam has bounced backed a little in the latest Steam Hardware Survey for December 2017.

Valve hands out VAC bans for having 'catbot' in your Linux username (updated: they're not)

liamdawe,
Happy New Year! Let's start 2018 with a bit of a joke shall we: Knock Knock. Who's there? Catbot. Banned. (Post updated)

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

BTRE,
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.

A look at Linux gaming in 2017, an end of year review and Happy Holidays!

liamdawe,
As the year draws to a close, here's a look at what's happened in the Linux gaming world across 2017.

The Libretro Team and other emulators are being ripped off by companies trying to make a quick buck

liamdawe,
This is sad, very sad. A developer from The Libretro Team has written up a blog post on the libretro site asking for us and others to highlight an ongoing problem of code getting ripped off.
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