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There's experimental patches to bring Vulkan Ray Tracing to older AMD hardware on Mesa

By Liam Dawe,
Want to see how Ray Tracing would run on Linux using the Mesa RADV driver on an older GPU? Well, thanks to developer Joshua Ashton that's starting to be possible.

AMD reveals Ryzen 5000 G-Series desktop APUs, FidelityFX Super Resolution and more

By Liam Dawe,
AMD came out of the gates swinging wildly at Computex 2021 with new chips, new tech and lots more new including: AMD 3D chiplet technology, AMD Ryzen 5000 G-Series desktop APUs, next-gen gaming laptops with their new AMD Radeon 6000M Series Mobile Graphics and their DLSS competitor in FidelityFX Super Resolution.

NVIDIA DLSS coming to Proton, plus GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and GeForce RTX 3070 Ti announced

By Liam Dawe,
NVIDIA did a big splash at Computex 2021 with the expected announcement of two new top-end GPUs and quite a big surprise for Linux gaming with the official inclusion of NVIDIA DLSS for Proton.

Fanatical has some good bundles going right now if you need some new games

By Liam Dawe,
Fanatical aren't a store we cover often but they're actually great, and they currently have a few bundles going that you should check out if you need some new games this week.

Retro game streaming service Piepacker is quite impressive and works well on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
We've seen numerous game streaming services now like Stadia, GeForce Now, Xbox Cloud Gaming, Amazon Luna and probably more to come. They all focus on the new and shiny but what about old games? Piepacker is going to be a hit for that.

Linux distribution Solus joins Open Collective for funding hardware and developers

By Liam Dawe,
Solus, a popular standalone Linux distribution has announced they've joined Open Collective as they attempt to pull in funding to push ahead with it.

Two more 11th Gen Intel Core processors announced i7-1195G7 and i5-1155G7 with Iris Xe

By Liam Dawe,
Computex 2021 is now in full swing and Intel came out with two new processors as part of their 11th Gen Intel Core U-series designed for thin and light laptops with the i7-1195G7 and i5-1155G7 with Iris Xe graphics.

Grab a coffee and come read the latest Sunday Section - May 30

By Liam Dawe,
Time to round-up some of the smaller items we unfortunately didn't get time to go over this week, grab a coffee and relax with a short read of some good stuff.

Bitmapflow helps artists generate inbetweens for animated sprites

By Liam Dawe,
Are you developing games? Making awesome gifs of things and whatever else? Bitmapflow is a very clever application that will generate extra parts of animations to make them smoother.

Valve looks to be overhauling Steam Library folders to finally make them more useful

By Liam Dawe,
We're seeing even more leaks out of a recent Steam Beta update from Valve that not only hinted at the SteamPal console, and the new Downloads page but also a big overhaul to the Library manager.

An interview with Kodera Software, creator of the hard sci-fi ΔV: Rings of Saturn

By Liam Dawe,
Today we present another interview with a game developer! We had a chat with Kodera Software, creator of the hard sci-fi ΔV: Rings of Saturn which is available in Early Access.

OpenGL and Vulkan applications can now talk to each other with Mesa drivers

By Liam Dawe,
Not specifically gaming related but we love to cover industry stuff too, that might be interesting for some of our more technically minded users. Collabora have mentioned that thanks to work done on Mesa, OpenGL and Vulkan applications can now talk to each other.

The Steam Open World Sale is now live so go run free with your monies

By Liam Dawe,
Over on the Steam store Valve are running an Open World Sale full of games that let you run around and go exploring. Although, as usual, there's plenty included in the sale that you wouldn't expect.

UK-based Entroware launch the Poseidon desktop with 11th Generation Intel CPUs

By Liam Dawe,
After a new shiny pre-built desktop PC built for Linux support? UK-based Entroware are back again after the recent Proteus laptop reveal with their new Poseidon desktop.

Co-op News Punch Podcast - Episode 30

By Liam Dawe,
Guess what? We're back again! The dynamic duo returns for another casual and frank chat about Linux and Linux Gaming topics across many different areas in the industry.

GamingOnLinux moves on from Freenode to Libera.Chat for IRC

By Liam Dawe,
IRC, that lovely simple chat network that's been around since forever is still going despite other much more popular solutions appearing (hi Discord) and recently the huge Freenode network had a hostile takeover.

Unreal Engine 5 goes out in Early Access with continued Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Epic Games has today released Unreal Engine 5 into Early Access with some huge new features, a new look for the editor and continued support for Linux builds of games.

Stadia Pro games for June include Blue Fire, MotoGP20 and more - ARK arrives this 'Summer'

By Liam Dawe,
We now know what you can expect from Stadia Pro, the optional Google Stadia subscription, if you stay subscribed in June with the next set of claimable games announced. Time for another Stadia round-up.

Slimbook think they have the 'One' for you with their new compact mini-PC

By Liam Dawe,
Need a new PC? Slimbook have a pretty fancy and sleek looking compact mini-PC called the Slimbook One powered by an AMD RYZEN 7 4800H and AMD Radeon Graphics Vega 7.

Google detail 'Half-Double', a new Rowhammer vulnerability for DRAM

By Liam Dawe,
Is nothing sacred any more? Gosh, there's vulnerabilities everywhere. Just when you thought you were safe after updating to protect your CPU, now there's this. Thought RAM vendors had fixed Rowhammer from 2014? Think again, it's back with Half-Double.
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