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EA SPORTS WRC is adding EA anticheat, breaking another game on Steam Deck / Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Well, here's another game that EA will be breaking on Steam Deck / Linux, with EA anticheat rolling out to EA SPORTS WRC when it goes live in June.

Proton Experimental improves Halo Infinite, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger and more

By Liam Dawe,
Proton Experimental was updated today by Valve for Steam Deck / Linux PCs which includes some more improvements for gaming.

Cute open world pirate adventure Seablip is out now on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Available now in Early Access is Seablip, an open world pirate adventure with a cute style to it from solo developer Jardar Solli and it comes with Native Linux support.

Manjaro Linux devs show off the OrangePi Neo prototype handheld with gameplay

By Liam Dawe,
The OrangePi Neo is an upcoming gaming handheld powered by Manjaro Linux Gaming Edition, and now we have some rough demo footage of a prototype actually playing games.

Check out CoolerControl, a feature-rich cooling-device control application for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Summer is on the way and with things heating up a bit, perhaps you want a little more control over your system cooling wrapped up in a neat interface? CoolerControl has the right idea.

Soulstone Survivors has a new character that looks suspiciously from Deep Rock Galactic

By Liam Dawe,
Soulstone Survivors, easily one of the best action roguelite horde-survival bullet heaven games (hi Vampire Survivors), has a new major update out with a suspiciously Deep Rock Galactic looking Dwarf in it.

ENDLESS Legend, 100% Orange Juice and Dragon Age: Inquisition are free to keeps

By Liam Dawe,
It's free game Friday! The sun is out shining so what a great day to sit inside and play some games to keep cool. Even cooler is that they're free to keep.

SteamOS 3.6.3 Preview for Steam Deck up, plus a new stable Steam Client Update for all

By Liam Dawe,
Valve released another two updates recently. The first is SteamOS 3.6.3 Preview for Steam Deck continuing to fix up issues, and a stable Steam Client Update for desktop PCs and Steam Deck.

NVK driver gets DRM Format Modifiers to work with Gamescope in Mesa 24.1

By Liam Dawe,
Just recently NVK, the open source Nvidia Vulkan driver, merged in a new Vulkan extension that is rather important and means it will work properly with Gamescope.

Athenian Rhapsody is a rather unhinged Undertale-like and stupidly funny

By Liam Dawe,
Athenian Rhapsody might just be my new favourite release of 2024. Taking inspiration from the likes of Undertale and Earthbound and turning the ridiculousness up a few notches. Developer Nico Papalia has crafted something brilliant here.

Towerful Defense: Prologue is like Brotato and Vampire Survivors had a TD baby

By Liam Dawe,
I'm apparently a total and complete sucker for anything that allows for short rounds of gameplay, that mixes in elements of Brotato and Vampire Survivors to let me customize my run and Towerful Defense: Prologue has plenty of that.

Ultimate Chicken Horse gets its biggest sale yet with a new content update

By Liam Dawe,
Ultimate Chicken Horse is easily one of the funniest and stupidest party-platformers I've ever played, and it just had a free content update with a big discount.

Story-rich adventure Read Only Memories: NEURODIVER is out now

By Liam Dawe,
The sequel to 2064: Read Only Memories has finally arrived with Read Only Memories: NEURODIVER now available with Linux support.

Caves of Qud gets a huge new Beta released with the big UI redesign

By Liam Dawe,
An update many have been waiting for, Caves of Qud, one of the best roguelikes ever has a Beta available that includes a huge overhaul to the UI. Much better for gamepad and Steam Deck players.

Underground sandbox adventure Core Keeper hits 1.0 on August 27

By Liam Dawe,
The award-winning mining sandbox adventure game Core Keeper is now getting ready to leave Early Access with the big 1.0 arriving on August 27th.

SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 DX arrives on Steam and it's Steam Deck Verified

By Liam Dawe,
SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 from Koei Tecmo is a hack and slash game originally released in 2014. And now the much expanded enhanced version is here with SAMURAI WARRIORS 4 DX.

Back 4 Blood gets Denuvo Anti-tamper removed and an anti-cheat fix for Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
For those of you who wait until Denuvo Anti-tamper gets removed from games, you'll be pleased to know Back 4 Blood is now free of it. Plus the developers fixed the anti-cheat recently.

Check out Motordoom, a freestyle sports survivor-like horde shooter

By Liam Dawe,
So what do we have here then? Tony Hawk's Survivors? Motorbike Survivors? This horde-shooter bullet heaven genre mixture is never-ending (and I love it). Motordoom looks like pure insanity.

Blending dungeon-crawling with horde-shooters Gauntlet Of Power launches in June

By Liam Dawe,
Solo developer Orangepixel is celebrating 20 years as a full-time game dev, with an announcement that Heroes Of Loot: Gauntlet Of Power is set to launch in June mixing together dungeon-crawling and horde-shooters together.

The Warlords series and the five original Close Combat games appear on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
We get a fair bit of news here and there about games getting delisted, publishers moving on from games and shutting them and more but what about game preservation? A nice bunch of classics with The Warlords series and the five original Close Combat games are now on Steam.