So with the dust settling in about Valve's new SteamOS it's time to take a quick think about it all.
SteamOS combines the rock-solid architecture of Linux with a gaming experience built for the big screen. It will be available soon as a free stand-alone operating system for living room machines.
Today I bring you a smaller but new test I did recently with my system. I wanted to see what the actual performance difference was when running Left 4 Dead 2 natively in Ubuntu 13.04 versus running it in Windows 8.
A little late on this one, been feeling so ill the past week, we now have more titles to look forward to on Steam!
Natural Selection 2 has gotten two updates recently 256 and 257 to give you lots of big fixes with a few new features thrown in for good measure too.
A highly regarded tower defence game Pixeljunk Monsters Ultimate will come to Linux on the 30th of September the developers tweeted to let us know.
DOTA 2 is set to get a pretty big update on the 23rd of September to include some pretty major new features.
A new section of Steam's website has opened with a countdown that will end on Monday with the first of three announcements for Steam in the living room.
Verdun is a squad based multiplayer first person shooter set in the first world war. Inspired by the infamous battle of Verdun in 1916 players are able to take part in never seen before WWI action. Made by 3 indie developers from BlackMill and M2H.
Humble's latest weekly sale is actually a really good one folks, featuring Egosoft's X series of games where the three newest ones do support Linux, this is the cheapest I've ever seen them together!
It seems Linux is to get a game in the Arma series, not one of their realistic FPS games, but rather a new turn based game called Arma Tactics.
A new RTS game we have covered here on GOL before is now up on Steam for pre-orders, hooray! This one does look rather great.
Fortix 2 is best described as a reverse turret defense game. As Sir Fortix, the knight, you must conquer castles while dodging tower turrets and evil monsters.
SUPERHOT is an FPS game where time moves only when you move. The innovative time control mechanics create gameplay never seen before. TAKE YOUR TIME! Get rid of aggressive enemies with grace, style and the intense satisfaction.
Gabe Newell owner of Valve the company behind Steam did a keynote at LinuxCon 2013 inside is a video and the info.
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