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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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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
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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
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Turok Remastered Finally Lands on Linux

A remastered version of ‘Turok: Dinosaur Hunter’ has arrived on Linux. The game first found fame on the Nintendo 64 back way back in 1997, where it helped define the fledgling first-person shooter genre for an […]

22 June 2018
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It’s Official: Total War: WARHAMMER II is Coming to Linux

Good news for any merciless warmongers amongst you: you’ll soon be able to play ‘Total War: WARHAMMER II’ on Linux. Games porting powerhouse™ Feral Interactive has announced that is is bringing the acclaimed strategy title to […]

18 June 2018
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You Can Now Play ‘TrackMania Nations Forever’ on Ubuntu

A popular PC racing game has sped its way on to the Ubuntu Snap store — and I think you’re gonna dig it. It’s called ‘TrackMania Nations Forever’ (TMNF) and, for some of you, it will […]

15 June 2018
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Mesa 18.1.1 is Now Available to Install on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

The latest Mesa 18.1.1 graphics stack is now available to install on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Mesa 18.1.1 is the first point release update in the Mesa 18.1.x series, which debuted back in May with Mesa 18.1.0. The […]

14 June 2018
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Atari VCS, the Linux-Powered Games Console, is Available to Preorder

Retro gaming fans can now ‘preorder’ the Atari VCS on crowdfunding site IndieGoGo. The Atari VCS is a Linux-powered games console featuring a case design inspired by the original Atari 2600. A slate of models are […]

1 June 2018
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SEGA Mega Drive & Genesis Classics is Available on Linux

SEGA Mega Drive & Genesis Classics is out now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Windows and (drum roll) Linux. The £25/$30 compilation includes 53 games ripped straight from my childhood summers. So, put down your pogs, […]

30 May 2018
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Rise of the Tomb Raider Linux System Requirements

With the ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ Linux release date set for April 19, Feral Interactive has finally shared more details on the sort of system needed to run it. And if you’re reading this […]

18 April 2018