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Check out the latest news from the world of Linux gaming, including game reviews and news on Steam for Linux.

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Atari VCS Release Delayed, But At Least There’s a Good Reason

The Atari VCS release date has been pushed back to late 2019. The Linux-powered games console will now use an AMD Ryzen APU for better performance.

19 March 2019
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SuperTuxKart’s Online Multiplayer is Ready for Testing

SuperTuxKart online multiplayer is ready for testing! The SuperTuxKart dev team has announced a new beta version of the karting game that features long-awaited and eagerly-anticipated feature online racing support. SuperTuxKart online multiplayer lets you: Race against other players […]

11 January 2019
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7 Awesome Linux Games Available as Snap Apps

In this post we list the best Ubuntu games that you can install as Snap apps, for free, from the official Snapcraft store on Ubuntu and other Linux distros.

8 January 2019
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SuperTuxKart Spruces Up Its In-Game Visuals

Gaming fans are geared up for the DiRT 4 Linux release next year, but there’s another popular racing game pushing things forward, too. SuperTuxKart, the famous free software kart racer, is picking up some improved visuals within the […]

9 December 2018

DiRT4 Power Slides onto Linux in 2019

Buckle up tight, as acclaimed rally racing game DiRT4 is revving up for a Linux release early next year. DiRT 4 is the latest instalment of the popular franchise to drift on to free software […]

9 December 2018
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Ubuntu 18.10 Adds Gallium Nine Support, Latest Mesa 18.2.2

A couple of graphic-related tidbits ahead of next week’s Ubuntu 18.10 release that some of you might be interested to know about. First up, Mesa. A feature freeze exception was granted to allow Mesa 18.2.x […]

10 October 2018
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‘Life Is Strange: Before the Storm’ Linux Release Date Set

Episodic adventure game ‘Life is Strange: Before the Storm’ has a Linux release date. Games porting company Feral Interactive has revealed that the award-winning title will be released on Linux and macOS on September 13. Developed by […]

6 September 2018
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Space Strategy Game ‘Star Ruler 2’ Goes Open Source

It’s rare to hear of a well-regarded game making the jump from closed source to open source software, but space strategy game Star Ruler 2 has done just that. The (now defunct) company behind this stunning 4X real-time strategy […]

3 August 2018
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SuperTuxKart Devs Detail Several Upcoming Improvements

Chances are you’ve heard of SuperTuxKart, the fun racer game featuring Linux mascot Tux and an assortment of his furry FOSS friends. The game is free to download, totally open source, and available to play on […]

2 August 2018

Humble Sports Bundle Serves up DiRT Rally, F1 2017, Other Linux Games

A new Humble Bundle is out, ready for you to throw money at — and this one is all about sports. Whether you’re into rally driving, football, fishing or blood-soaked hockey (no, really) the Humble Sports […]

2 August 2018
the "ataribox" Atari VCS console runs Linux

Atari VCS Console Runs a Custom Linux Distro Called “AtariOS”

If you backed the successful Atari VCS crowdfunding campaign last month you might be pleased to hear you’re going to get more bang for your buck. Following criticism of its mediocre internal makeup the Ataris VCS […]

16 July 2018
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Armed and Gelatinous – Goo with Guns – Game Review

At first glance, Armed and Gelatinous might look like a run-of-the-mill clone of games like Agar.io, but beneath the surface there is more than meets the eye. An homage to iconic couch co-op games of […]

12 July 2018