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Windows compatibility layer Wine 6.2 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
A fresh biweekly development release is out for the Windows compatibility layer Wine with Wine 6.2 bundling up more of the latest and greatest into a suitable release for you to try.

Godot Engine gains a $120K grant from game developer Kefir

By Liam Dawe,
Looks like game developer Kefir may have future titles built using the free and open source Godot Engine, as they've given them a grant of 120 thousand dollars (USD).

PlayStation Portable (PSP) emulator PPSSPP version 1.11 is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Keeping a classic Sony console alive is the PPSSPP emulator for the original PlayStation Portable (PSP) and it continues to see development with a 1.11 release out now.

Steam Play Proton has a new build up needing testing with a 5.13-6 RC

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for the next release of the Steam Play Proton compatibility layer? Proton 5.13-6 has hit the Release Candidate stage so it's time to give it a run.

Classic open source simulation game OpenTTD is coming to Steam

By Liam Dawe,
OpenTTD, the free and open source simulation game based upon Transport Tycoon Deluxe is officially coming to Steam on April 1, and the Linux build will be available too.

FOSS soft-body physics simulator Rigs of Rods has a new release

By Liam Dawe,
In need of a new fun physics sim? How about one that's free, open source and can be played in multiplayer? Rigs of Rods might be what you're after and they have a new release.

Free and open source space sim Pioneer updated with new UI and better combat

By Liam Dawe,
Pioneer is another classic example of a long-running free and open source game doing well, with a brand new release up that overhauls plenty of important parts.

OpenGL on top of Vulkan with Zink to work with NVIDIA drivers on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Here's a short and sweet update on the work for Zink, the upcoming OpenGL on top of Vulkan implementation announced by Collabora which has been progressing steadily.

How about a nice game of Chess with Lichess

By Liam Dawe,
Chess, it's a classic right? So how about a nice game of Chess? I am in fact talking about Lichess, a free and open source browser-based online Chess game.

Ludusavi seems like a pretty good open source game save backup tool

By Liam Dawe,
Need something to keep your game saves backed up with a friendly UI? Ludusavi is one such project that's free and open source, so anyone can help with it.

FOSS game engine GDevelop gets early support for tile-based maps

By Liam Dawe,
Getting increasingly more useful and powerful, the open source game engine GDevelop has another new version up with the first iteration of support for tile-based maps.

Collabora talk enhancing apitrace with gltrim to get replayable cut traces

By Liam Dawe,
Developers working across different areas of Linux are always looking for ways to squeeze a bit more performance, and it seems Collabora came up with a new way to performance test with upgrades to apitrace.

Minetest 5.4.0 to make downloading mods and games a lot easier

By Liam Dawe,
Minetest is the free and open source voxel game engine, inspired originally by Minecraft it's gradually becoming bigger and better with lots of available games for it.

Play some classic RTS with a new test release of OpenRA

By Liam Dawe,
Closing in on a big new stable release, the OpenRA project to play the classic Command & Conquer real time strategy games has a new test release that needs more people to try out.

Wine 6.1 released beginning another year of improvements

By Liam Dawe,
Now that the big stable Wine 6.0 release is out for the Windows compatibility layer, work begins again on another year of pulling in major new features with Wine 6.1 out now.

Using the Epic Store on Linux is even easier with the latest Heroic Games Launcher updates

By Liam Dawe,
Epic Games don't support Linux with their store, so the community continues building around it with the Heroic Games Launcher that can run plenty of games from the Epic Store.

Free and open source strategy shooter Unvanquished gearing up for big new release

By Liam Dawe,
Unvanquished is a free and open source first-person shooter that blends in elements of a strategy game, it's a bit like Natural Selection and they're in the process of doing a big new release.

Google open sources VR painting app Tilt Brush

By Liam Dawe,
Tilt Brush, a popular VR app that lets users paint in a 3D space. Originally from Skillman & Hackett, it was later acquired by Google and now they've open sourced it.

Try out Luxtorpeda, a Steam Play tool to run games in native game engines

By Liam Dawe,
There's quite a few games available on Steam that either don't support Linux, or do support Linux but like the Windows release there's a better way to run it perhaps with an open source game engine. Luxtorpeda will help with that.

Lutris game manager v0.5.8.3 out, requires contributors to agree to a CLA

By Liam Dawe,
For regular Linux gamers, Lutris is pretty much a household name by now. For those that aren't - Lutris is a game manager allowing you to sort through all your games from various stores.
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