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After many years of floating through space on the back of a missile, following a successful career in beating people up for not playing Sega Saturn, the missile returned to earth. Upon returning, I discovered to my dismay that the once great console had been discontinued and Sega had abandoned the fight to dominate the world through 32-bit graphical capabilities.

After spending some years breaking breeze blocks with my head for money and being mocked by strangers, I have found a new purpose: to beat up people for not playing on Linux.

Find me in these places:

Steam Hardware Survey For October 2014, Linux Rises Again (UPDATED)

By Segata Sanshiro,
Here is the latest instalment of Steam's Hardware Survey, as usual we do our monthly thing and compare it and talk about it and make sure you know not to use it as a hard figure. UPDATED.

GODOT: The Open Source Engine Behind The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça & Pizza Boy

By Segata Sanshiro,
A few days ago I published an article about three Kickstarter projects from Argentina and what they had to say about Linux. One of those was OKAM Studio’s The Interactive Adventures of Dog Mendonça & Pizza Boy, and I briefly mentioned their open source GODOT Engine - which will be the subject of this article.

Three Argentine Kickstarter Projects Worth Checking Out, Plus Developer Comments on Linux

By Segata Sanshiro,
In this article, I want to highlight three active Kickstarter projects, with some comments on why these developers are choosing to support Linux, as well as what they think about the OS.

GOL World Tour: Linux Gaming From Canada

By Segata Sanshiro,
This time, GOL World Tour goes back to the Americas - this time to Canada to see what the country has to offer Linux gamers and who the companies are making those games.

Paradox Releasing EU4 Expansion And Hearts Of Iron IV - I May Become A Hermit

By Segata Sanshiro,
Hello, my name is Segata and I’m a Paradoxaholic. With Paradox Interactive releasing The Art of War - the biggest expansion yet for Europa Universalis IV - with a huge list of extra features and Hearts of Iron IV due next year, I fear I may plunge further into the depths of addiction.

GOL Survey Results: September

By Segata Sanshiro,
Valve have released the Steam Hardware Survey results for September and thus, GOL’s first survey comes to an end. Thanks to all of you who took the time to do it. The new survey for October is also out, so remember to fill that in too!

GOL World Tour: Linux Gaming From Germany

By Segata Sanshiro,
This instalment of the GOL World Tour visits Germany, differing from the last two in that it will focus on a country more established in the video game industry.

Double Fine’s decision to drop Spacebase DF-9 is another huge blow for indie games

By Segata Sanshiro,
Double Fine’s decision to pull the plug on Spacebase DF-9 may seem on the surface like just the latest act by a developer taking gamers for a ride, but such decisions could have huge consequences for the flourishing indie scene as a whole.

Saibot Releases Doorways: The Underworld

By Segata Sanshiro,
Argentine game developer Saibot Studios has released the the third chapter of Doorways on Steam and Desura, with Linux support from the go. The game is a continuation of Doorways 1 & 2, which is also available for Linux.

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare coming to Linux soon

By Segata Sanshiro,
The folks at Torn Banner Studios have posted a tantalising picture on their Facebook page with the caption "soon...", suggesting that another AAA title is about to make its way onto Linux.

GOL’s first monthly hardware survey EDIT

By Segata Sanshiro,
Gaming on Linux has been showing Steam Hardware Survey for a while now, but with the data being quite broad and specific only to Steam, we decided to make our own Linux-specific survey. This should give us a better idea of metrics within Linux gaming.

GOL World Tour: Linux Gaming From Norway

By Segata Sanshiro,
This week the GOL world tour leaves Argentina and heads for Norway after a longer-than-expected visit due to the vast quantities of awesome steak and red wine. Norway has around 100 companies involved in the game industry.

GOL World Tour: Gaming From Argentina

By Segata Sanshiro,
The GOL World Tour will start in Argentina and stop off at different countries on a regular basis, looking at Linux developers and their games, throwing in a bit of culture and history too.

How To Build A Budget Steam Machine

By Segata Sanshiro,
For those who can't wait for the release of Valve's Steam Machines, this is a guide on how to build your own using parts tested to make sure they play nice together. The guide also doubles up as a cheap PC build for those looking to get the best value for money Linux gaming rig.

Deponia: The Complete Journey Released For Linux

By Segata Sanshiro,
Daedalic Entertainment has released a bundle of the Deponia Trilogy, adding Linux support for the first time. The Visionaire game engine (which the game uses) now also has Linux support, giving the potential for a slew of similar games to appear on Linux.

Trolling Delays Linux Release Of The Stanley Parable

By Segata Sanshiro,
After a string of abuse from Linux gamers, the developer working on the Linux port has delayed the release game due to no longer using his free time to develop it.
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