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NVIDIA talk up bringing DirectX Ray Tracing to Vulkan

By Liam Dawe,
With Ray Tracing becoming ever more popular, NVIDIA have written up a technical post on bringing DirectX Ray Tracing to Vulkan to encourage more developers to do it.

LunarG's Vulkan developer survey results out now - Vulkan also turns 4

By Liam Dawe,
LunarG, the software company that Valve sponsors who work on building out the ecosystem for the Vulkan API recently conducted a Vulkan developer survey with the results out now.

Popular free rhythm game 'osu!' now provides a Linux build with releases

By Liam Dawe,
osu!, going under the current development name of osu!lazer is a very popular free rhythm game and they're now doing official builds for Linux gamers.

Canonical need a little testing hand for a newer Steam package on Ubuntu 20.04

By Liam Dawe,
With Ubuntu 20.04 "Focal Fossa" being released in the next few months, the team over at Canonical are looking for a little help testing their updated Steam package.

Proton 5.0-3 for Steam Play released, Direct3D 12 support for Metro Exodus

By Liam Dawe,
Another small release in terms of noted changes but still an interested one, with today seeing Proton 5.0-3 for Steam Play being made available.

Furiously intense ball-smashing game 'Lethal League Blaze' is now available on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Today, Team Reptile announced they have officially released a Linux build for their intense sports game Lethal League Blaze.

Extreme top-down racing game 'Bloody Rally Show' is out now and it's good

By Liam Dawe,
Bloody Rally Show has been mentioned here a few times, as the developer gave GOL early access to test it and it's a top-down racer I've certainly enjoyed watching grow.

Dungeon-building RTS 'Dungeons 3' has another DLC out with a claim of it being final

By Liam Dawe,
I'm not sure I believe it. Kalypso Media and Realmforge Studios just put out a brand new DLC for the delightfully silly dungeon-building RTS Dungeons 3 with a claim that it's the final one.

Some early thoughts and exploration in The Longing, a game that takes 400 days to finish

By Liam Dawe,
The Longing is a game that takes 400 real days to complete, a game that’s pretty much impossible to review but I’ve played quite a number of hours now to get an idea of what to expect from it. Since this is something of a short preview, a few spoilers may be contained.

Challenging turn-based RPG 'Stoneshard' now available for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
True to their word, Ink Stains Games have delivered a Linux version of their open-world turn-based RPG Stoneshard that's currently in Early Access.

Big games of Stellaris are going to run a lot smoother in the 2.6.0 update

By Liam Dawe,
Along with the major expansion coming to Stellaris with Federations, Paradox Development Studio as expected are working on a huge free patch and it's sounding good.

There's going to be more customization in Dota Underlords with the full release next week

By Liam Dawe,
Next week, Valve will push Dota Underlords out the door as it leaves Early Access and with that the first full gameplay Season will begin.

Swipe right for Socialism in Democratic Socialism Simulator now available on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Using the swipe left or right mechanic found in titles like the Reigns series (which are good fun), Democratic Socialism Simulator is now available.

Children are indestructible weapons in 'Dad Quest' - Linux Beta out now

By Liam Dawe,
Possibly one of the quirkiest platformers I've ever come across, Dad Quest is now officially in Beta for Linux on Steam.

Dying Light gets a massive update with a 'Story Mode' plus a free weekend

By Liam Dawe,
Techland are keeping their baby alive a while longer (especially after delaying Dying Light 2), and it appears they didn't forget it turned 5 last month with a huge update and celebration.
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