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Colin's day job is working as a data analyst. In the evenings, he likes to blog about Linux, games, and Linux gaming.

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One quarter of Linux users on Steam in November were from Steam Deck

By Colin L, 2022-12-05 18:18:31

The Steam Deck's success has reached a new milestone in November 2022. Over one quarter of all Linux users on Steam during the month were playing on a Steam Deck.

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Official Docking Station for Steam Deck has launched - and no more waiting for Steam Deck

By Colin L, 2022-10-07 22:59:25

The official Docking Station for the Steam Deck has just launched, offering HDMI and DisplayPort. Steam Deck production has also increased to the point where pre-ordering is no longer required.

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Despot's Game: Dystopian Army Builder is an auto battler roguelike out today

By Colin L, 2022-09-29 21:09:45

Despot's Game: Dystopian Army Builder combines auto battler and roguelike gameplay mechanics with pixel graphics and a unique setting.

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Google is shuttering Stadia game streaming service

By Colin L, 2022-09-29 16:55:37

Google is winding down its Stadia game streaming service next year. All hardware and software purchases will be refunded.

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Godot 4.0 Beta 1 has been released

By Colin L, 2022-09-19 22:39:49

The open source game engine Godot has had its first beta release on the way to the upcoming Godot 4.0.

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AMD passes Intel as most-used CPU among Linux gamers

By Colin L, 2022-08-02 16:13:19

Valve's July 2022 hardware survey is out and shows that AMD is now the most common CPU among Linux users. SteamOS-based distros are also holding steady at 7.5%.

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Vehicle sim BeamNG.drive is experimenting with native Linux support

By Colin L, 2022-06-16 05:16:20

BeamNG is giving Linux a go with a very experimental native port of their physics-based driving and vehicle simulator.

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GPU rendering with AMD is now available in Blender 3.2

By Colin L, 2022-06-10 03:50:42

More good news for AMD users, Blender 3.2 is here and GPU rendering and now available on recent AMD cards.

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Dota 2 patch 7.31d brings some Dota Plus features to all players

By Colin L, 2022-06-09 04:38:28

Dota 2 gameplay update 7.31d is here bringing a Dota Plus seasonal refresh, Battle Pass changes, gameplay balance updates, a clip builder, and Vulkan improvements.

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Albion Online - Into the Fray update is here

By Colin L, 2022-06-08 17:25:12

The Into the Fray update for Sandbox Interactive's MMO - Albion Online - is here. This update reworks the Magic Staff class of weapons and brings bank and marketplace access to the Outlands via Portal Towns.