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Enjoyed Unpacking? Check out Furnish Master to design apartments, houses & more

By Liam Dawe,
If you enjoyed Unpacking and want perhaps a little something more to design the entire room and then some, Furnish Master looks like one you may want to try.

System76 are giving their Linux laptops a big refresh

By Liam Dawe,
System76 makers of Pop!_OS, various laptops and the stylish Thelio desktop line have announced a big refresh for their line of laptops.

Halls of Torment the retro Diablo styled Vampire Survivors-like 'closing in on the finale'

By Liam Dawe,
Developer studio Chasing Carrots say they're "closing in on the finale" for the fantastic Halls of Torment, which blends a classic Diablo style with Vampire Survivors-like gameplay for a great mix.

Free Stars: The Ur-Quan Masters (open source Star Control 2) now available on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Free Stars: The Ur-Quan Masters, which is an open source version of the classic Star Control 2, has managed to get a Steam release from Pistol Shrimp Games.

Check out ChipWits, an upcoming remake of one of the first programming puzzle games

By Liam Dawe,
Originally released back in 1984, ChipWits is a programming puzzle game and it's getting a modern remake in Unity that will be released on Steam.

Hazard Pay is an upcoming dark and mysterious block-pushing puzzler

By Liam Dawe,
Want a puzzle game that's a little bit different to keep you wanting to find out more? Hazard Pay from Smitner Studio releases later this year and it sounds great.

Which Way Up: Space Olympics is anti-gravity party game chaos

By Liam Dawe,
Turtle Flip Studio plan to launch their physics-based anti-gravity party game Which Way Up: Space Olympics sometime in Q1 2025 but there's a demo up on Steam you can try with Linux support.

Humble Bundle IGN Fan Fest 24 has some good stuff like Loop Hero and Tinykin

By Liam Dawe,
IGN Fan Fest is kicking off so there's a new Humble Bundle IGN Fan Fest 24 with some sweet treats you can pick up for cheaps.

Valve open sourced Steam Audio including the SDK and Plugins

By Liam Dawe,
Steam Audio is a full-featured audio solution for game developers, and now anyone can pretty much do anything with it as Valve has made it entirely open source.

Palworld is getting external anti-cheat but it will be mostly optional

By Liam Dawe,
Palworld continues to be an incredible success seeing a 24 hour peak player count of 527,994 but cheating is causing problems, so the developers plan to address it with new anti-cheat.

Toaplan Arcade Shoot ‘Em Up Collection Vol.3 is example of how to do retro right

By Liam Dawe,
Toaplan Arcade Shoot ‘Em Up Collection Vol.3 from Bitwave Games / Toaplan is another 4-pack of classic games, and a nice clear example of how to bring retro games the right way to modern platforms.

There's a new Godot Engine addon to simplify testing on Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
For game developers using or looking at using Godot Engine, you may want to check out the Godot 4 DeployToSteamOS addon which gives you a one-click method to test your games on Steam Deck.

Inflexion Games give update on Steam Deck & Linux support for Nightingale

By Liam Dawe,
Nightingale is an upcoming open world survival and crafting game from Inflexion Games, it looks quite magnificent and will no doubt be another early 2024 hit and the developers put up a blog post on Steam Deck / Linux support status.

Need more games? Check out my February Steam Deck Verified picks

By Liam Dawe,
As we approach 14,000 games rated either Playable or Verified for Steam Deck, here's a look over some recently Steam Deck Verified titles if you're in the mood for something new.

EmulationStation Desktop Edition (ES-DE) gets new default look and different font sizes

By Liam Dawe,
EmulationStation Desktop Edition 3.0 is out now and it's gone through a rebrand to simply ES-DE, plus a whole bunch of improvements come with this release.

Metro Exodus hits 10 million sales - and there's more to come

By Liam Dawe,
4A Games announced that Metro Exodus has now crossed over 10 million sales, and the good news is they have plans for more games to come.

More details on the Manjaro Orange Pi Neo gaming handheld

By Liam Dawe,
Announced earlier this month, the Orange Pi Neo is a gaming handheld coming out a bit like the Steam Deck but it will be running Manjaro Linux. Recently the Manjaro team gave out a bit more info.

Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition gets performance improvements, HDR-bloom, bug fixes

By Liam Dawe,
Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition is still amazingly being updated, although not directly by Beamdog with the community now helping out for fun. There's also more of it now open source.

Manjaro and Slimbook team up for the Slimbook Hero Linux gaming laptop

By Liam Dawe,
So not only are Manjaro teaming up with Orange Pi for the Orange Pi Neo gaming handheld, they're also working with Slimbook for the new Manjaro Slimbook Hero gaming laptop.

No Man's Sky Omega Update arrives with a Free Weekend and lots new

By Liam Dawe,
Even though Hello games are now working on their open-world survival game Light No Fire, they're not quite done with No Man's Sky just yet with the Omega Update.