Thumbnail for post: rg3d is an open source 3D game engine written entirely in Rust

rg3d is an open source 3D game engine written entirely in Rust

By Colin L., 2020-09-21 06:33:02

Rust is a powerful programming language with an emphasis on performance and correctness. But can it dethrone C++ in the games world? Well rg3d is certainly making an attempt.

Thumbnail for post: Nvidia adds support for RTX 3080 and 3090 to beta driver 455.23.04

Nvidia adds support for RTX 3080 and 3090 to beta driver 455.23.04

By Colin L., 2020-09-18 08:15:20

If you were one of the lucky few to order an RTX 3080 then you'll be happy to know that NVIDIA has just released a beta driver with support for your new graphics card.

Thumbnail for post: Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition receives a big patch with a new lighting engine

Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition receives a big patch with a new lighting engine

By Colin L., 2020-09-17 09:29:24

Beamdog continues to work on improving their enhanced edition of the classic RPG, Neverwinter Nights. The latest patch 8193.15 is a biggie and features a new lighting engine.

Thumbnail for post: Flight simulator X-Plane 11.50 is officially released with Vulkan renderer

Flight simulator X-Plane 11.50 is officially released with Vulkan renderer

By Colin L., 2020-09-15 09:59:35

One of the most realistic flight simulators out there, X-Plane 11.50 runs natively on Linux and has been upgraded with a Vulkan renderer, bringing some much-welcome performance improvements.

Thumbnail for post: Sci-fi action RPG Hellpoint arrives on Linux with a day-1 release

Sci-fi action RPG Hellpoint arrives on Linux with a day-1 release

By Colin L., 2020-08-01 17:51:30

Cradle Games' sci-fi, Souls-like ARPG, Hellpoint, is finally available on just about every platform, including Linux.

Thumbnail for post: The Minecraft Nether Update is out today

The Minecraft Nether Update is out today

By Colin L., 2020-06-23 19:17:47

Watch out for Piglins, Hoglins, and Zoglins in the latest Minecraft 1.16 update that revamps the Nether.

Thumbnail for post: New Steamworks documentation suggests Steam's Cloud Play may not be what you thought

New Steamworks documentation suggests Steam's Cloud Play may not be what you thought

By Colin L., 2020-05-29 07:00:51

Valve has added information about its new Steam Cloud Play service to the Steamworks developer documentation. It suggests that Steam will simply act as a storefront and platform provider to other game-streaming services.

Thumbnail for post: Indie action game Resolutiion is out now

Indie action game Resolutiion is out now

By Colin L., 2020-05-28 17:22:01

Developers at Monolith of Minds have released their cyberpunk action game, Resolutiion. It's got a crazy art style wrapped in some decent combat.

Thumbnail for post: Raspberry Pi 4 doubles RAM to 8GB and tests 64-bit OS

Raspberry Pi 4 doubles RAM to 8GB and tests 64-bit OS

By Colin L., 2020-05-28 13:10:52

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has upgraded the popular single-board computer to 8GB of available memory, double the previous 4GB. They've also taken more steps towards official 64-bit support.

Thumbnail for post: The newest Steam Beta Client enables pre-compilation of cached Vulkan shaders

The newest Steam Beta Client enables pre-compilation of cached Vulkan shaders

By Colin L., 2020-05-26 12:14:44

Valve has improved it's Vulkan shader caching by now enabling pre-compilation. This should help reduce stutter that is especially noticeable when using Proton/DXVK.

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