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.
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.
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.
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.
Cradle Games' sci-fi, Souls-like ARPG, Hellpoint, is finally available on just about every platform, including Linux.
Watch out for Piglins, Hoglins, and Zoglins in the latest Minecraft 1.16 update that revamps the Nether.
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.
Developers at Monolith of Minds have released their cyberpunk action game, Resolutiion. It's got a crazy art style wrapped in some decent combat.
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.
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.