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Not quite time to wine down yet, with Wine 4.14 released to lift your spirits

By Liam Dawe,
Ah yes, one of my favourite days of the week. The day I get to unleash more glorious puns about Wine with another release now available for those of you wanting to run Windows games and applications on Linux.

FOSS local multiplayer game Superstarfighter sees a great new release

By Liam Dawe,
Superstarfighter is a FOSS local multiplayer game made with Godot Engine that continues to impress me and the latest update is out now with more great features.

pyLinuxWheel and Oversteer, two open source tools for managing Steering Wheels on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Don't get frustrated by the lack of official support from Logitech for their steering wheels on Linux, reclaim your hardware with these two handy open source tools.

The Dreamcast emulator Flycast has made some amazing progress lately

By Liam Dawe,
In a post on the official Libretro website, the team notes that open source Dreamcast emulation with Flycast (a fork of Reicast) has progress along tremendously.

The Goldberg Steam Emulator has a new release, marking one year

By Liam Dawe,
The Goldberg Steam Emulator is an interesting project and one that could be important if Steam ever goes fully offline.

PlayStation 3 emulator RPCS3 continues to show off amazing progress, June's report is up

By Liam Dawe,
The RPCS3 team continue hacking away at their code for this impressive PlayStation 3 emulator and they've reached another milestone.

Collabora detail more work going into Monado, their open source OpenXR runtime

By Liam Dawe,
With the 1.0 release of the OpenXR 1.0 specification, Collabora have begun to detail more work going on with Monado their open source OpenXR runtime for Linux.

FOSS game engine "Godot Engine" making fantastic Vulkan API progress

By Liam Dawe,
Godot Engine developer Juan Linietsky continues pushing ahead with Godot's move to Vulkan, with another impressive progress report now available and it all sounds great.

Boxtron, a Steam compatibility tool to run games through a native Linux DOSBox

By Liam Dawe,
Here's something that's awesome! Thanks to the new features in the Steam client on Linux that came with Steam Play, you can add in other compatibility tools to run games through and Boxtron is one such tool.

Pegasus Frontend, another open source game launcher has Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Not one I've covered before: Pegasus Frontend, a free and open source (GPL) game launcher that seems pretty sweet has Linux support.

Valve's new "ACO" Mesa shader compiler for AMD GPUs now has vertex shader support

By Liam Dawe,
For our third bit of Valve news today, they also recently announced that their Mesa shader compiler "ACO" had a bit of an upgrade recently as well.

xrdesktop, a new Valve-funded open source project to bring Linux desktops into VR

By Liam Dawe,
Valve seem to be pushing Linux support even harder now, with the announcement of the open source xrdesktop project from Collabora.

Zink, the OpenGL implementation on top of Vulkan is still progressing

By Liam Dawe,
Remember Zink? The project announced in October last year from developer Erik Faye-Lund at Collabora, which provides a Mesa Gallium driver for getting OpenGL on top of Vulkan, well it's still going.

Ubisoft and Epic Games are now supporting Blender development

By Liam Dawe,
Two surprising bits of news recently about Blender, the free and open source 3D creation suite as they've managed to secure some extra funding from two big names.

FOSS racing game "Yorg" has a big new update ready for testing

By Liam Dawe,
Yorg, an in-development FOSS racing game is nearing the release of update 0.11, with a Release Candidate now available for testing.
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