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DXVK 0.94 Released With New Optimizations, Game Fixes

DXVK lead developer Philip Rebohle who is working under contract for Valve released a new version of this open-source layer for translating Direct3D 10/11 calls to Vulkan API for enhancing the experience for running Windows games on Linux.

15 December 2018 - DXVK 0.94 - 27 Comments
Unvanquished Open-Source Game Sees Its First Alpha Release In Nearly Three Years

Unvanquished had been easily one of the most promising open-source games several years back with decent in-game visuals/art, a continually improving "Daemon" engine that was a distant mod of ioquake3 while leveraging ETXReaL components and more, and all-around a well-organized, advancing open-source game project. Their monthly alpha releases stopped almost three years ago while today that's changed just ahead of Christmas.

10 December 2018 - Unvanquished Alpha 51 - 5 Comments
Microsoft Acquires Obsidian & inXile Entertainment

As what could spell bad news for seeing native Linux game ports of future Pillars and Wasteland titles, among others, Microsoft announced they are acquiring Obsidian Entertainment and inXile Entertainment.

10 November 2018 - Microsoft Studios - 51 Comments
Proton 3.7 Updated, More RADV Fixes To Help Steam Play Gaming

Overnight Valve promoted their Proton 3.7-7 build with better alt-tab handling and full-screen behavior for many games. There is also fixed mouse behavior and DXVK 0.80 is now used for the Direct3D-11-over-Vulkan translation to yield better Steam Play gaming performance.

11 October 2018 - Proton Fixes - 13 Comments
ET: Legacy Is Still Letting You Relive Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Memories In 2018

One of the still ongoing projects based upon the open-source id Tech 3 / ioquake3 engine still having a following in 2018 is ET: Legacy. ET: Legacy is the open-source project retaining full compatibility with Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory 2.60 while continuing to make engine improvements and with time have been remastering many of the original maps.

7 October 2018 - ET: Legacy - 4 Comments
Feral Is Bringing Life is Strange 2 To Linux In 2019

Just days after announcing Total War: Three Kingdoms for Linux and releasing Life is Strange: Before The Storm, Feral Interactive has announced they will be bringing Life is Strange 2 to Linux (and macOS) in 2019.

1 October 2018 - Life is Strange 2 - 11 Comments

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