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Scalpers are already trying to make some quick cash with the Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
Scalpers, the scourge of anyone trying to buy a graphics card or console have now decided to move onto the Steam Deck too and so the cycle continues.

Love your Sakura games? There's a new Humble Bundle with 16 games included

By Liam Dawe,
The Humble Sakura Series Bundle has gone live, giving you a chance to pick up a bunch of them for cheaps.

The Valve Steam Deck, lots of excitement and plenty to think about for Linux gaming

By Liam Dawe,
Now that Valve has actually revealed the Steam Deck, we finally know what all their recent Linux work has been for over the last few years. We have some thoughts to share on it both positive and negative.

Valve has formally announced the Steam Deck, a portable handheld console with SteamOS

By Liam Dawe,
Well today is the big day. Valve has now formally revealed the Steam Deck, a portable handheld gaming console powered by a new version of their Linux-based SteamOS operating system.

AMD releases FidelityFX Super Resolution source code

By Liam Dawe,
As promised when AMD revealed their answer to NVIDIA's DLSS, FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) is now officially open source and available under the MIT license.

Solus 4.3 released with refreshed apps, desktop environments and new hardware support

By Liam Dawe,
Solus, the independent Linux distribution with their own Budgie desktop has a big new release out with Solus 4.3.

Steam on a Chromebook could be closer than we think, with an AMD dGPU model coming

By Liam Dawe,
Thanks to new info spotted by Chrome Unboxed, we've seen more hints of a more powerful Chromebook coming which would make for a reasonable gaming unit.

Netflix is getting into video games, so we'll have another cloud gaming service

By Liam Dawe,
Not only is Netflix a huge force in series, films, anime and plenty more they're also now getting into video games.

Open source instant replay software ReplaySorcery adds an experimental KMS service

By Liam Dawe,
ReplaySorcery is a pretty great bit of open source software, giving you a simple to use instant replay solution for capturing quick bits of whatever is on your screen.

Valve has released an updated Steam Client with some Linux improvements included

By Liam Dawe,
After another while of releasing Beta builds for users to test, Valve has now pushed out the latest stable Steam Client upgrade for everyone and some Linux improvements are in.

Stadia gets more generous revenue models plus a porting toolkit for DirectX to Vulkan

By Liam Dawe,
At the recent Google for Games Developer Summit it seems that Google actually still has quite a clear focus on Stadia and they're trying to entice more developers to bring their games over.

Proton Experimental adds VKD3D-Proton 2.4 and some more fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Another smaller update to Proton Experimental has arrived, the special version of Proton where the latest enhancements come in before rolling out to the main Proton builds.

Linux Mint 20.2 is out now with upgrades from 20 and 20.1 possible

By Liam Dawe,
The Linux Mint team have now released the latest Linux Mint 20.2 which comes with either Cinnamon, MATE or Xfce.

XWayland 21.1.2 is out now with support for hardware accelerated NVIDIA on the 470 driver

By Liam Dawe,
A day many have been waiting for is here. Following on from NVIDIA releasing the NVIDIA 470.42.01 Beta driver that finally supports hardware accelerated OpenGL and Vulkan rendering on Xwayland, a brand new release of XWayland is out now.

The Machinery game engine launches the Early Adopters program

By Liam Dawe,
Our Machinery has announced the availability of their game engine The Machinery with an Early Adopters program that gives a discount on the licensing, although it's free if your team pulls in less than $100K.

VKD3D-Proton 2.4 is out with performance improvements for Direct3D 12 to Vulkan

By Liam Dawe,
VKD3D-Proton is the project that Valve funds to act as a translation layer between Direct3D 12 to Vulkan for use with Steam Play Proton and a big new release is out.

Killer Bundle 18 from Fanatical has Shadow Tactics, Warhammer Gladius and more

By Liam Dawe,
In need of some new games and don't know where to look? Here to help! Fanatical just recently launched the Killer Bundle 18 and it's a pretty good one.

The International 10 for Dota 2 gets a new location and date

By Liam Dawe,
After Valve announced recently that after Sweden decided against allowing it to happen, that they would look elsewhere and they've now settled with Bucharest, Romania at the country's largest stadium — Arena Nationala.

Humble Choice for July is up with a fresh set of games to pick from

By Liam Dawe,
Humble Choice (formerly Humble Monthly) is the subscription service from Humble Bundle where each month they give you a fresh set of a games to redeem.

Linux Foundation launches the Open 3D Engine based upon Amazon Lumberyard

By Liam Dawe,
This could be the start of something truly big for game development (amongst other things), with the Linux Foundation pulling together some huge names to launch the Open 3D Foundation and the Open 3D Engine based upon Amazon Lumberyard. UPDATED.
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