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Proton 6.3-8 Brings Support for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Mass Effect Legendary Edition

Proton 6.3-8 is a massive update that brings support for numerous Windows games, which you can now play on your Linux box. Among these, there’s Age of Empires 4, Assassin’s Creed, Breath of Death VI, Call of Duty: Black Ops II singleplayer, DEATHLOOP, FIA European Truck Racing Championship, Fly’N, Game Dev Tycoon, Ghostbusters: The Video […]

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Best Linux Distro for Gaming

In this article, we’ll go through the best Linux distros for gaming. There are several to choose from, including special Linux distros dedicated to gaming only.
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Lutris 0.5.9 Released for Easier Access to Linux Games

After almost a year of development, the gaming platform has Lutris 0.5.9 been released, providing tools to simplify the installation, configuration and management of games on Linux. The project code is written in Python and is distributed under the GPL…

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Lakka 3.5 Released, A Distribution for Creating Game Consoles

Lakka 3.5, a distribution for creating game consoles, has been released. It allows you to turn computers, set-top boxes, or single-board computers into a full-fledged game console for running retro games. Learn more about the new release here.
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Why Do Games On Linux Stutter? Here Are the Possible Reasons

Here we explore why many games that don’t have a high demand for resources suffer in Linux. This includes a look at OpenGL, Vulkan, and DirectX.
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DXVK 1.9.2 Improves Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, Need For Speed Heat, and Other Games

DXVK 1.9.2 is here almost two months after the DXVK 1.9.1 release and introduces more bug fixes to reduce overall CPU overhead in Direct3D 9 and address several issues, as well as to improve support for several Windows games that some of you might want to play on your favorite GNU/Linux distributions. Among these, there’s […]

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Epic Games Announces Easy Anti-Cheat Support for Linux, Wine, Proton, and Steam Deck

One of the main obstacles Linux Gaming faces are anticheats, which make it impossible for Open Source users to play many titles online (and in some cases also block single-player modes). Luckily, there has been an important advance in this area recently, since Epic Games has announced the support of Easy Anti-Cheat for Linux, Mac and Steam Deck (sic), covering, […]

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Neptune 15 v2 from Juno is a Linux Gaming Laptop with 240 Hz Display

Nowadays, it is a little difficult to choose a perfect Linux gaming laptop, but it is not impossible to get it. The Neptune 15″ V2 from Juno Computers is powered by Intel’s 10th-gen Comet Lake chipsets, and can be configured with up to 64GB of RAM.
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How to install 0AD Linux Game on Ubuntu 20.04

Although the catalog of games for Linux is not yet equal to that of Windows in quantity, there are indeed many available. One of the best is 0AD and today you will learn how to install it on Ubuntu 20.04.
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Linux Gaming: Veloren 0.11 Massively Multiplayer RPG Release

The release of the computer role-playing game Veloren 0.11 , written in the Rust language and using voxel graphics, has been published. The project is being inspired by games like  Cube World, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Dwarf Fortress, and Minecraft. Binary assemblies are built for Linux, macOS and Windows. The code is released under […]

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Linux for Starters: Your Guide to Linux – Gaming – Part 17

In the eyes of many computer users, Linux is perceived as largely functional, mostly restricted to running servers, office tasks, and web browsing. However, a wide and ever-growing range of native Linux games are available, but given the range, there are a number of locations where you pick them up. Whatever type of game you […]

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SuperTuxKart 1.3 Features New Karts, New Arenas, and Nintendo Switch Support

A new version of famed FOSS racing game SuperTuxKart is nearing release, with a release candidate build now available to download.
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Level Up Your Ansible Skills While Having Fun: Sysadmin After Dark

Gaming is a great way to clear your head after a long workday, and automating game installations with Ansible means you can start playing sooner.
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Emulate the Amiga home computer with Linux

The Amiga is a family of personal computers. It’s the last truly great gaming home computer before the dominance of the PC and the 32-bit games consoles. Learn to emulate the Amiga home computer with Linux here. Home computers were a class of microcomputers that entered the market in 1977 and became common during the […]

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5 Best Linux Gaming Distributions That You Should Give a Try

One of the major reasons why Linux usage has lagged behind in comparison to Windows and Mac OS operating systems has been its minimal support for gaming. Learn more about the best Linux gaming distributions that are changing the game.
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Valve Unveils Steam Deck Gaming Handheld Powered by Arch Linux and KDE Plasma

Steam Deck Gaming Handheld promises to put your entire Steam library in your pocket so you can play your favorite games wherever you go. The device is powerful enough to run the latest AAA games, and the best part is that it can also act as a controller if you connect it to a big […]

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Valve’s Steam Deck is 7-inch Handheld Linux Gaming PC

Today Valve announced the Steam Deck, a handheld Linux gaming PC that’s loaded with a custom-built AMD chip for top-tier AAA gaming action. And it looks pretty frickin’ special! Companies like GPD, oDroid, and Nintendo have proven there&#82…

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Linux Foundation Launches Open 3D Foundation, Let the Game Begin

The Linux Foundation has announced a new project that 3D game developers will definitely be interested in. The project, called the Open 3D Foundation, will start with the new Open 3D Engine (O3DE), an updated version of Amazon’s Lumberyard game engine….

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