Weekly Linux gaming news, reviews, previews and whatever else we come up with.
By LinuxGameCast LLP
Linux Game Cast 461: Old Kepler
June 20, 2021
Left 4 Dead 2 gets the Vulkan treatment! Roblox is finally playable on Linux, ultra-wide Super Mario, and getting audio from your HDMI capture card or webcam in OBS.
Linux Game Cast 460: Shirty McShirtshirt
June 13, 2021
A Blizzard executive wants to know if you game on Linux, Collabora puts the WINE in Wayland, Hollow Knight defaults to Vulkan, SMACH Z officially calls it quits, and a new Linux app for aspiring VTubers.
Linux Game Cast 459: Atari Speaker Hat
June 06, 2021
The Atari VCS gets a release date! Nvidia brings DLSS to Linux via Proton, OBS 27 adds support for Wayland, and vulkan powered ray tracing for older AMD hardware.
Linux Game Cast 458: SteamPal Bootiosity
May 30, 2021
Everything we know about Valve's rumoured portable gaming PC, Nvidia nukes support for 700 series GPUs, Tesla is hiring Linux game developers, and multiplayer American Truck Simulator.
Linux Game Cast 457: We Cher Things
May 23, 2021
Proton GE adds support for Mass Effect Legendary Edition! Fedora 35 threatens to replace SDL 1.2, porting Outer Wonders to Linux, and Valve reminds everyone where that 30% goes.
Linux Game Cast 456: Metroidvania Waifus
May 16, 2021
The Smach Z project calls it quits! GabeN mentions consoles and the internet explodes, Proton 6.8 GE turns Replicant into Replican, enhanced Quake 3 engines, and a new take on the GODOT Jam.
Linux Game Cast 455: Stick with Danglymeshes
May 09, 2021
Humble brings back the sliders! Star Citizen teases Vulkan powered penguins, Steam is working on a new runtime, and Portal Reloaded & Grifflands make their Linux debut.
Linux Game Cast 454: Cyberpunk 1444
May 02, 2021
Wolfire Games files antitrust lawsuit against Valve, Raspberry Pi powered PS4/5 remote play with Chiaki, Nvidia poisons the cryptominer well, tips for X4 Foundations modding on Linux, and a cautionary tale about new releases and ...
Linux Game Cast 453: Nier Death Experience
April 25, 2021
Steam Playtest exits beta! Vkd3d gets them rays, why the Metro Exodus Linux port was less than stellar, and testing NieR Replicant with the latest Proton Experimental.
Linux Game Cast 452: Profitable By 2027
April 18, 2021
After an Epic wait Metro Exodus comes to Linux! Commandos 2 gets a slick HD remake, modders discover a co-op mode in Binding of Isaac: Repentance, Steam fixes a log standing vulnerability, and FPGA gaming with MiSTer.
Linux Game Cast 451: Cowboy Beep-Boop
April 11, 2021
DevilutionX adds support for Hellfire! CS:GO gets investigated by the FBI, Streets of Rage 4 DLC details revealed, unlocking vGPU functionality on Geforce and Quadros, and new Vulkan drivers for AMD.
Linux Game Cast 450: Powered by Spoon
April 04, 2021
Nvidia enables GPU passthrough for Linux! Proton 6.3 gets special Triad powers, Celeste 1.4 adds tweaks for speedrunners, PAYDAY offers players golden spoons, and Vangers goes high-def.
Linux Game Cast 449: Super Monkey Giraffe
March 28, 2021
Metro Exodus gets a Linux release date! Valve introduces Clippy for DOTA, GODOT explores the wonderful world of OpenXR, and the engine behind Sea Dogs goes open-source. Then Aloof faces the ChairQAsition.
Linux Game Cast 448: Harked Real Hard
March 21, 2021
Valve is working on wireless VR! Neverwinter Nights gets fractional scaling, speedy shaders for Mesa, and a clean-room reimplementation of Half-Life: Deathmatch. Then Can't Drive This faces the ChairQAsition.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 447: Atari Feces
March 14, 2021
On this week's show Steam deletes CS:GO, Audacity begins work on new ATARI 2600 titles, Microsoft drops some code into Mesa, Star Trek New Worlds gets open-sourced, and a new FMV game for Linux in 2021. Then Hover faces the ChairQAsition. All this,
Linux Game Cast Weekly 446: Penguin Rail Gun
March 07, 2021
Valve releases Steam Link for Linux! Loop Hero gets a day-one release, Warzone 2100 travels to Vulkan, and Heroic Games Launcher automagically checks for game updates. Then Laser Cup gets roasted in the Chairqasition.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 445: GaryMX Switches
February 28, 2021
Hollow Knight gets super Vulkan powers! Doom 3 source port dhewm3 learns how to fullscreen, Primal Light 2.0 brings several quality of life improvements, and Nvidia releases drivers for a card you can't buy.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 444: Feet Fighter
February 21, 2021
Valve gives Portal 2 Vulkan powers! GTA 3 and Vice City reverse-engineering project gets nuked from orbit, 4A Games confirms Metro Exodus is still headed to Linux, and Nvidia does something silly with the 3060.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 443: Realisticality
February 14, 2021
OBS learns how to Wayland! Terraria nopes their Stadia port, ray-tracing performance testing on Linux, and how to deal with a Steam Controller addiction. Then Jumpala faces the ChairQAsition.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 442: Hyper-Weeb Drifter
February 07, 2021
Valheim gets a day one Linux release! Embracer yoinks the game porting experts at Aspyr, big upgrades for OpenSuspect, Corsair wins their infringement case against Valve, and Google Stadia is winding down.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 441: Sultans of Spandex
January 31, 2021
System76 releases a guide for Linux gaming! Castlevania gets a GZDoom powered remake, ATARI VCS benchmarks, and Sonic 1 & 2 decompilation. Then Jeff Kreis tells us how ToeJam & Earl came to Linux.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 440: Gun Accordion
January 24, 2021
Denuvo Anti-Cheat lands in Steamworks! Proton adds enables support for futex2, Sonic CD gets thoroughly decompiled, and Heroic Games Launcher has something special for you dual-booters. Then Scraps faces, the ChairsQAsition.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 439: Schrodinger’s Pants
January 17, 2021
Valve continues to invest in Linux gaming! GamerOS 22 plays with pods, Link: The Faces of Evil gets remastered, Nvidia announces l2Gb paper, and Álex Román tells us what the hell a Project Heartbeat is.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 438: Fedora 43000
January 10, 2021
Reverse engineering Xbox games with Linux! The most followed games on Steam, Feral Interactive ends support for Tomb Raider, a native launcher for Epic Games, and Nvidia threatens to Xwayland. All this, plus your hate mail.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 437: Debian Ballsy
January 03, 2021
Linux gets ported to the N64! Gigabyte confirms 12Gb Nvidia 3080 and 3060 variants, Game Off 2020 results, and what's going on with the latest Steam hardware & software survey? Then Streets of Rage 4 faces the ChairQAsition.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 436: AA Games With A Side Of Fries
December 27, 2020
Steam launches the Winter sale, Proton Experimental gets spacial audio, Scraps: Modular Vehicle Combat hits 1.0, rolling your own streaming service with OSP, and the benefits of porting your game to Linux.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 435: Ankles Knees & Junk
December 20, 2020
Wasteland 3 comes to Linux! Steam breaks its own concurrent users record, VKD3D-Proton goes to Valhalla, and OBS Studio 26.1 adds support for virtual cams.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 434: Alcoholic Platforming
December 13, 2020
Proton adds support for Cyberpunk 2077! Sauerbraten 2020 Edition is ready for testing, OpenRGB gets a gang of new features, and OBS browser docks are headed to Linux.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 433: Naked Nixon Ouroboros
December 06, 2020
AMD Linux adoption continues to rise! Support for PS3 and Wii U dongles lands in the kernel, Unreal Engine 4.26 nukes OpenGL, and Wasteland 3 is getting penguin powers.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 432: UN-RAWR
November 29, 2020
Black Mesa: Definitive Edition is ready for public consumption but there's a catch. Humble releases a Bundle for streamers, Vulkan gets official support for tracing rays, GeForce NOW is headed to Linux, and Valve bans the banning.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 431: Twerking Cash Penguins
November 22, 2020
Humble releases a Linux filled Bundle! Steam teaches the DualSense to swipe left, Radeon RX 6800 benchmarks, and Vulkan powered War Thunder. Then Butcher faces, the CahirQAsition. All this, plus your hate mail.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 430: Big Papa Bezos
November 15, 2020
Streets of Rage 4 comes to Linux! Steam adds support for the PlayStation 5 DualSense, Lutris releases a big update, and we attempt to unravel the Twitch DMCA fest. Notes & Timestamps
LinuxGameCast Weekly 429: Horse Squatting
November 08, 2020
Automatic updates for ProtonGE! Gabe sends a gnome to space, Never Split the Party goes full werewolf, DragonBox Pyra begins shipping, and the Playstation 5 DualSense can Linux out of the box. Then Savage Halloween faces, the ChairQAsition. All this,
Linux Game Cast Weekly 428: Chunky A$$-Manual
November 01, 2020
The Steamy Halloween sale is live! Black Mesa Definitive Edition enters beta, Mario comes to Vim, and Linux gaming is about to get a whole lot better. Notes and Podcast
Linux Game Cast Weekly 427: Co-Canes
October 25, 2020
Frictional releases a buggy Rebirth, GONNER2 gets a day-1 Linux release, DOTA fights toxicity with Overwatch, daily amdgpu firmware updates for Ubuntu, and work begins on Open Suspect. Then Dungeons of Clay faces, the ChairQAsition. All this,
Linux Game Cast Weekly 426: Cooler Sanders
October 18, 2020
The latest Proton hotness brings Red Dead Redemption 2 to Linux. SiN and Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K. 2 get source releases, exciting news for AMD RX 500 owners, and CodeWeavers wants to jump your ports. Notes and Timestamps
Linux Game Cast Weekly 425: Beep Goes Moo
October 11, 2020
GamerOS 20 enables 32X goodness, Steam censors all the things, DXVK brings Baldur's Gate 3 to Linux, and Vircadia launches an open-source VR 3D multi-user environment.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 424: Zombie Waifu
October 04, 2020
Steam sale dates have been announced, ProtonGE brings Mafia II to Linux, Warzone 2100 get some Vulkan goodness, ATARI begins shipping the VCS, and picking the the best gaming distro for 2020.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 423: M’Thesda
September 27, 2020
Amnesia: The Dark Descent goes open source! Left 4 Dead 2 gets its first major update in 10 years, SDL2 comes to Unreal Tournament 99 and why Microsoft buying Bethesda has precisely FK and or all to do with Linux gaming. Show notes & timestamps
LinuxGameCast Weekly 422: A
September 20, 2020
Gang Beasts beta 2 standardizes sausage distribution! Blasphemous heads to Linux, Nvidia releases drivers for cards you can't buy, and something Epic happens to Rocket League. Then we explain why Proton is a really good bad thing. Show notes.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 421: Keyboard Skittles!
September 13, 2020
The extermination bot services brings a little chaotic good to TF2, Fall Guys enables Easy Anti Cheat, 3DO DOOM gets remastered for Linux, and Radeon RX 6000 benchmarks begin to leak. Then Chronicon faces, the ChairQAsition.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 420: Flailing Gets $h!t Done
September 06, 2020
OBS 26 RC1 is out! Nvidia releases thirty somethings, Humble has a Linux filled 1C Bundle, and SteamTinkerLaunch learns how to Lutris. Then Shing! faces, that ChairQAsition. Al this, plus your hate mail. Listen: Download: ...
LinuxGameCast Weekly 419: Mr. Science Shorts
August 30, 2020
Steam ♥♥♥♥♥♥ their ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥! The Last Stand is headed to Left 4 Dead 2, SupertuxKart 1.2 enables SDL2 goodness, and GLX for Xwayland with the NVIDIA driver. Then Children of Morta faces, the ChairQAsition.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 418: Peanuts On Rambos
August 23, 2020
AMD updates their Vulkan sauce, Nvidia 3090 prices leak, DDraceNetwork comes to Steam, and Veloren brings their open-source multiplayer voxel RPG to Linux. Then Really Bad Flying Machine faces, the ChairQAsition.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 417: Little UwU Blob
August 16, 2020
DXVK breaks Pedro's favourite game! Factorio completes their 8.5 year development cycle, open-source voice changers for Linux, and Epic sues iGoogle. Then UnderMine faces, the CHAIRQASITION!
LinuxGameCast Weekly 416: Get Thrusty
August 09, 2020
Lutris brings GeForce NOW to Linux! Neverwinter Nights enhances their lighting engine, Serious Sam gets a release date, and Gang Beasts nukes support for 32-bit. Then Dandara faces, the ChairQAsition. All this, plus your hate mail.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 415: Camel Clutching
August 02, 2020
Valve's new hire will help improve open-source graphics for Linux, Proton GE learns how to Death Stranding, Hellpoint gets a Vulkan powered release, and Humble has a Fury bundle.
Linux Game Cast Weekly 414: Jason Newes
July 26, 2020
Valve updates pressure-vessel, Gamer-OS turns one, Easy anti-cheat pushes a nasty update, X-Plane tackles a Vulkan bug, and Fantasy Strike goes free-to-play. Then Primal Light faces, the CHARIQASITION. All this, plus your hate mail.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 413: Greenpeace & Fish Burrito
July 19, 2020
Proton enables support for Death Stranding! Beyond a Steel Sky comes to Linux, Nvidia shuts down Turing, and Nyrna adds a pause button to all the things.
LinuxGameCast Weekly 412: Nooks & Grannies
July 12, 2020
VKD3D-Proton aims to tackle DX12, canceled Valve projects come to light, Nvidia drops support for their capture interface, and the Linux powered Atari VCS gets a ship date. Then BE-A Walker faces, the CHAIRQASITION!