Category Archives: Gaming

Bundle Stars Winter Sale Offers Big Discounts on Top Linux Games

8bitdo controllerIt’s December, which means the Steam Holiday sale is now only a few days away. But y’know what? Forget about that! Thanks to Bundle Stars you can snag some seriously festive Steam deals on some top Linux games right this tinsel-totin’ second. Yup, the Bundle Stars Winter Sale is now live as of today, December 19. It […]

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Stable Mesa PPA Offers Latest Drivers on Ubuntu

everspace screenshotGames company Feral Interactive’s call for a PPA be set up to offer the latest Stable Mesa drivers on Ubuntu has been semi-answered. Emphasis on semi, there. As noted by Gaming on Linux, a new stable Mesa PPA is now available — hurrah — but it is not “official” in the way that the stress-tested Nvidia drivers PPA is — boo. […]

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GOG Tease a December Reveal — But What Might It Be?

tile gog.comI love a good tease, me. A proper slow reveal, ramping up the hype and puffing up expectations — and Good old Games (better known to most as GOG.com) is duly indulging me. As picked up by our buddies over at Gaming On Linux, the venerable games distribution company is trailing a reveal date of December […]

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Games Company Asks Canonical to Make Latest Mesa Drivers Available on Ubuntu

xbox pad ubuntuDo you recall that natty PPA Canonical set up to help Ubuntu gamers install the latest graphics drivers on Ubuntu?  Heck, you might even be using it. And if you are it won’t have escaped your notice that the PPA only contains the latest binary Nvidia drivers. It doesn’t contain anything for AMD or Intel, much less for those who prefer to […]

This post, Games Company Asks Canonical to Make Latest Mesa Drivers Available on Ubuntu, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Nintendo’s $60 NES Classic Runs Linux

nes-classic-mini-linuxChances are you’ve seen (and cooed over) the Nintendo NES Classic, a $60 re-version of the 1980s gaming console legend. It’s cute, cheap and comes with 30 NES games pre-loaded. You also get everything you need right in the box, including a control pad and a HDMI cable. The NES Classic is the nostalgic must-have for gamers of a […]

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Humble Gems Bundle Goes Live, Offers Chroma Squad For Peanuts

humble bundle indie gemsWallets at the ready as Humble Gems Bundle is now live, a pay-what-you-can-be-bothered-to-palooza offering a selection of hitherto undiscovered indie gaming marvels. Alright, they’re all games that you’ve probably heard of before, certainly if you’re an active fan of the indie gaming scene. You get to set the price for Technobabylon, Odallus: The Dark Call, and the mighty mockin’ power rangers […]

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