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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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Which Game Do You Most Want on Linux This Year? Feral Interactive Wants to Know…

Feral Interactive is the company behind a stack of well-known Linux game ports and now they're asking which game you most want to see released on Linux.

23 January 2018
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7 Best Linux Games of 2017

We present our list of the best Linux games 2017, including big-name titles like DiRT Rally and Hitman as well as open-source favourites and indie hits.

15 December 2017

Ataribox Pre-Orders Begin on December 14

Gamers will be able to pre-order the Ataribox from December 14 — though there’s still no firm word on price or hardware specs. The company behind the new games machine revealed the pre-order date in a (now […]

11 December 2017
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Atari’s Linux Games Console Now Has a Controller

Back in September we wrote about the Ataribox, a new Linux-powered console from Atari — today we get a look at its new joystick. Over on Facebook Atari shows off the new Ataribox Joystick that will (presumably) […]

27 November 2017

Humble Is Giving Away Space Shooter ‘Sanctum 2’ for FREE

Sanctum 2, the acclaimed FPS/tower defense mash-up, is currently available for free on the Humble Store — but only until November 26, 2017.

23 November 2017

You Can Get Brutal Legend for Free Right Now — But You’ll Need to Hurry

The Humble Store is giving away Brutal Legend for free right now, but you'll need to act fast to grab it as the offer expires in just over one day's time.

20 November 2017
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You Can Now Play SuperTuxKart on Android!

The SuperTuxKart Android release is go! You can now play the famous open-source kart racing game on your phone, tablet or compatible Chromebook.

30 October 2017
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SuperTuxKart Adds New Tracks, Characters, & Game Record Option

SuperTuxKart is the best kart racing game not available on Nintendo consoles — and it's just scored a spooktacular new update in time for Hallowe'en!

30 October 2017
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Atari’s New Games Console Runs Linux

Say hello to the Ataribox, a new games machine from gaming stalwart Atari. It's built around standard PC technology and it runs Linux.

26 September 2017

Sonic Mania ‘Plays Perfectly’ on Linux via WINE

An official release of Sonic Mania on Linux is about as likely as the return of the name ‘Robotnik’ — but Linux users don’t have to miss out on all of the fun. The Windows […]

20 September 2017
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Psychonauts is Currently Free on the Humble Store (Update: Ended)

I can’t think of a single Linux gamer who doesn’t own a copy of indie platforming hit Psychonauts. But if you happen to be that rare outlier this is you chance to grab a copy — […]

14 September 2017
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Sneak Peek: Some Like it HOT LAVA

Klei Entertainment, indie game developer of Don’t Starve franchise fame, is expanding their arsenal of uniquely binge-playable brain candy with Hot Lava. Still in development stages with a beta option, this game takes inspiration from […]

13 September 2017