Summary: Linux gaming with a side of news, reviews, and whatever the Hell-Elks™ we come up with.
Indivisible gets couch co-op! Steam has an upcoming Game Festival, Playing Half-Life Alyx without VR, and custom Lutris DXVK goodness.
GRIP 2019 is headed to Linux! Steam is working on a new controller, Google Stadia bumbles its way to a free trial, and the creators of the Atari VCS get sued. Then Avorion faces the CHAIRQASITION! All this, plus your hate mail.
Half Life comes to Dead Cells! Epic Games becomes a third-party publisher, Twitch enhances the ban-hammer, and GODOT powered Unknown-Horizons. Then Deep Sky Derelicts faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
Valve Index orders have reopened! Proton 5.0.4 fixes the GD Batman, Minigalaxy gets a pause button, and RIP GOG Downloader. Then Black Mesa faces, the CHAIRQASITION! All this, plus your hate mail!
Black Mesa 1.0 is out! Steam disables CEF keyring integration, Flotilla goes open-source, and Ultima5Redux gets a Linux build. Then it's full-metal SCaLE 18X recap time!
Steam finally learns how to search! Golf With Your Friends threatens to leave Early Access, GOG updates their refund policy, and we have the first Smach Z delay of 2020!
Linux exclusive gaming platform incoming! WINE fixes mfplat, PAYDAY 2 nukes drills, Valve improves RadV, and SDL controller drama. Then Besiege faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
Metro Exodus might be headed to Linux! Besiege prepares for the big 1.0, Humble announces regional pricing, and Vulkan enters the GODOT master branch. Then Descent 3 faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
Proton 5.0 makes Denuvo encumbered games playable! GeForce NOW snubs Linux users, GODOT receives an Epic grant, and playing Vulkan games using pure Wayland. Then Dark Hope faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
Solus 4.1 brings the ESync! Ballistic Overkill calls it quits, Descent 3 gets revamped for modern Linux distributions, and a handy guide for Linux gaming in 2020. Then Vicious Sisters faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
Epic cancels Linux support for Rocket League! Half-Life games go free to play, open-source Hearthstone using C++, and Wine 5.0 takes the Proton approach.
Steam is coming to Chrome OS! Nvidia releases a beta driver for Vulkan 1.2, bsnes HD brings widescreen to classic games, and the quickest way to get your gaming rig running Linux.
DragonBox prototypes begin shipping! VVVVVV releases the source, Quake II RTX learns how to monitor, and Steam Lunar sale dates leak. Then Axiom Verge faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
EA drops the banhammer on Linux gamers! LunchHouse Software revives Valve's cancelled Portal sequel, open-source Diablo engine devilutionX reaches 1.0, and we recap our favourite games of 2019.
Top Steamy highlights of 2019! NVIDIA releases new Linux drivers for old GPUs, Black Mesa releases Xen, and SuperTuxKart improves online multiplayer. Then Hellblade faces, the CHAIRQASITION!