Weekly Linux gaming news, reviews, previews and whatever else we come up with.
By LinuxGameCast LLP
LinuxGameCast Weekly 406: Kaiju Jiggle Physics
May 31, 2020
GODOT comes to the browser! Steam prepares their cloud gaming service, GamerOS 18 adds support for Neo Geo, and why Proton is killing native Linux gaming.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 405: TWID
May 24, 2020
Microsoft threatens to bring DX12 to Linux! Serious Sam 4 pulls the penguin, EA open-sources Command & Conquer, and Denuvo Anti-Cheat promises to be Linux compatible going forward. Then Golf with Friends faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LWDW 222: Direct Linux
May 20, 2020
DirectX (kinda) comes to Linux! PineTab opens for pre-orders, NVIDIA releases a NX class Jetson, and Ryzen powered Linux notebooks.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 404: The Poop Filter
May 17, 2020
Half-Life Alyx gets a native Linux port! Doom Eternal breaks Proton compatibility, Humble releases Bundle 21, and Steamy summer sale dates have been confirmed. Then Fury Unleashed faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 403: #cFc
May 10, 2020
Somebody is working on Half-Life 2 Remastered, Steam fixes issues with IPV6, setting up Debian for gaming, and Discord overlays on Linux. Then Iratus faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 402: Mr Tea
May 03, 2020
RetroPie gets support for the Raspberry Pi 4! Steam kills VR for macOS, Proton brings Street Fighter 5 and Streets of Rage 4 to Linux, and a dangerous way to play Hearthstone without WINE.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 401: Super Bohemians
April 26, 2020
Half-Life: Alyx gets a Linux depot! Darkest Dungeon introduces PvP battles, Into the Breach goes native, and NVIDIA releases danger drivers. Then Into the Breach faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 400: Task Failed Successfully
April 19, 2020
Indivisible gets couch co-op! Steam has an upcoming Game Festival, Playing Half-Life Alyx without VR, and custom Lutris DXVK goodness.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 399: Free Nonsense
April 12, 2020
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.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 398: Clappy Nude
April 05, 2020
Steam caps the bandwidth! Golf With Your Friends plays with fire, 10% performance boost for Intel graphics on Linux, and X-Plane taps the Vulkan button. Then DiRT 4 faces, the CHAIRQASITION! - All this, plus your hate mail.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 397: Freeman On Freeman Violence
March 29, 2020
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!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 396: Thirsty Anime Vampires
March 22, 2020
Steam cracks 20 million concurrent users! Nvidia adds multi-vendor ray tracing, MangoHud gets support for OpenGL, and GOG has a bunch of free Linux games that will help you pass time at home.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 395: GNUclidean
March 15, 2020
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!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 394: America’s Got SCaLE
March 08, 2020
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!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 393: Don’t Engage The Humans
March 01, 2020
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!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 392: Jaded Canadian
February 23, 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!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 391: Slaps Like Tentacles
February 16, 2020
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!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 390: Laser Beavers
February 09, 2020
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!
Linux GameCast Weekly 389: Honkaine Voltron
February 02, 2020
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!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 388: Pedronnaise
January 26, 2020
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.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 387: Flesh Marionette
January 19, 2020
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.
LinuxGamecast Weekly 386: Pedro’s Still Dead
January 12, 2020
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!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 385: Rest In Pedro
January 05, 2020
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.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 384: Shoulder Mounted Penguins
December 29, 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!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 383: Faptain’s Log
December 22, 2019
The Steamy Winter sale is upon us! Life is Strange 2 comes to Linux, Eggroll powered fixes for GTA V, ceiling Unity watches you game, and a working driver for your Xbox One wireless dongle.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 382: Esteban Trabajos
December 15, 2019
Steamy fall recaps! Insurgency depenguins Sandstorm, D9VK goes full-metal dragonborn, and Minecraft gets... BEES! Then Shovel Knight: King of Cards faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 381: Hot Snowflake
December 08, 2019
Black Mesa releases a complete beta! Quake maps invade GODOT, playing Halo on Linux, and NVIDIA has an open-source announcement. - Then Eight Dragons faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 380: Drama Llama
December 01, 2019
Steam discontinues the areola controlla! Lutris gets an Epic grant, Quake 2 RTX still runs like poo, and what distros do people game on in 2019? - Then Serial Cleaner faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 379: Moose Violence
November 24, 2019
Valve teases Half-Life: Alyx! Fantasy Strike gets full crossplay support, Steam Play Together exits beta, and experimental Linux drivers for your force feedback devices. - Then NieR:Automata faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 378: Squid Based
November 17, 2019
Steam for Linux adds support for namespaces! WINE gets portable, We Happy Few offers refunds to Kickstarter backers, and DXVK opens a Window. Then Mars Power Industries faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 377: Graphics Slayer
November 10, 2019
Celebrating 7 years of Steam on Linux! Shadow of the Tomb Raider goes native, Navi Lite discovered in a Linux driver, and Valve might be working on a Stadia competitor.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 376: Worms With Packages
November 03, 2019
Like it or not the new Steam Library is live! ProtonDB turns one, Worms invade Golf with Friends, and the spiritual successor to 7th Guest comes to Linux. Then Salt and Sanctuary faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 375: Prison Sized
October 27, 2019
Steam Remote Play is live! Unreal Tournament gets a new maintainer, X-Plane experiments with Vulkan, and Mesa 19.2.2 brings the DOOM. - Then Runefall 2 faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 374: Team Sweeney
October 20, 2019
Shadow Of Mordor gets a Vulkan Linux beta! Jackbox Party Pack counts to 6, NVIDIA fixes DXVK titles, and is that a DAW in your pocket? - Then HedgeWars 1.0 faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 373: Bonsai Namco
October 13, 2019
Building a £300 Linux Gaming PC! Steam's 'Remote Play Together' brings local multiplayer games online, open-source GTA San Andreas, and we find out what it took to port Indivisible to Linux.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 372: Le Womp Womp
October 06, 2019
Destiny 2 promises to ban Linux players! Everspace 2 launches their Kickstarter, Nintendo Switch emulator Yuzu gets a performance bump, and Ashes of the Singularity throws in the towel. Then Din's Legacy faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 371: Sandwiches & Screams
September 29, 2019
Steam builds an Arch! Open Jam 2019 wraps up, Lakka comes to the Raspberry Pi 4, and Linux finally gets a PS4 Remote Play client. - Then Niffelheim faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 370: Smash That RAM
September 22, 2019
France tells Valve to allow digital resales, Kernel 5.3 adds support for Navi GPUs, Proton matches Windows performance in some DirectX games, and teaching your mouse new tricks on Linux.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 369: Poutine Inside
September 15, 2019
World of Warcraft Classic cuts off Linux users, Lutris prepares for Flatpak, Steam adds some Epic terms to their Distribution agreement, and Blasphemous gives us an update on their Linux port.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 368: Frak Nvidia
September 08, 2019
Nvidia fixes a DXVK bug, Steam announces the release date for their new library, Humble RPG Bundles, and open-source Star Wars: Racer. - Then Dicey Dungeons faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 367: Coinkydink
September 01, 2019
Humble releases a spooky bundle! Proton updates D9VK, EasyAntiCheat comes to War Thunder, and Super Mario 64 decompilation. - Then Bayonetta faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 366: Dungeons & Dumbasses
August 25, 2019
CodeWeavers celebrates one year of Proton! Newgrounds talks about their open-source emulator, Steam fills some zero-day security holes, and BEARS, VODKA, BALALAIKA!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 365: Pedro Tilt Zoom
August 18, 2019
Coming up on LinuxGameCast: Ion Fury gets a day-1 Linux release! Facepunch offers Rusty refunds, Nvidia offloads PRIME, and Logitech wheel configuration made simple.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 364: PIP Issues
August 11, 2019
Rust officially makes Linux a second-class citizen! Proton gets a version bump, Nvidia learns to GitHub, Wii U Linux emulation, and celebrating seven years of LinuxGameCast Weekly.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 363: Shut Up, Dolphin!
August 04, 2019
Proton enables D9Vk hotness! Daggerfall Unity enters alpha, moving the Linux desktop to VR, and Valve wants to change the kernel. - Then Fantasy Strike faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 362: Special Unicorn
July 28, 2019
A special unicorn has arrived on Linux! GamerOS brings Steam's Big Picture to Arch, Red Hat talks about gaming, and AMD 5700 XT Linux benchmarks.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 361: Tetris Fears Me
July 21, 2019
Cortex Command goes open source! CoreCtrl simplifies gaming profiles, Linux gaming performance vs Windows 10, and Valve is working on something code-named Citadel.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 360: Pi Peasants
July 14, 2019
RetroArch is coming to Steam! Ion Maiden changes names, ACO boosts Vulkan performance, and Death Rally goes open source. - Then Supraland faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 359: Off Your Milkshake
July 07, 2019
On this weeks LGC: Streets of Rogue enters final beta! Valve Throws shade at AMD, Godot learns Vulkan, and Supraland makes its Linux debut. Then the The Signal From Tölva face, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 358: DicXs VicKs
June 30, 2019
Ubuntu cancels 32-bitmageddon! Black Mesa releases playable Xen, Steam nerfs a Corgi, and Proton makes broken Kickstarter dreams come true! - Then Steel Rats faces, the CHAIRQASITION!