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505 Doesn't Publish Games (apparently)


So if you've been following along, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night was supposed to have a native Linux release - which was cancelled due to unspecified "middleware" problems. No refunds were offered or given, and people who asked were directed to the online forum operated by 505 Inc. I filed a complaint with the CA […]

Outbreak: Epidemic on Steam


Linux support, cross-platform co-op, and continuing the plot and world of previous releases, Epidemic is free to play and the DLC is worth every cent. I helped beta test this game and found it to run flawlessly on Ubuntu.

Sigh


I really hate it when someone describes a security mitigation as a "fix," like there's some easily quantifiable problem, a hole that you can just shove your thumb into until it's patched, without actually investigating the issue any further. The Insights blog talks about CVE-2019-11479, an "attack" caused by someone setting an unreasonably low TCP […]

Heavy Rain


Maybe as a Linux gamer I'm more used to having a stack of stores/launchers for playing games - Overwatch, for instance, goes Steam->Lutris->Battle.net->Overwatch for me - so I don't really care too much about Epic's store. Also, running under WINE drastically limits their ability to steal data, too. That said, the Heavy Rain demo runs […]

Bloodstained: Lies Of The Publisher


Well, now that's quite the "middleware issue" isn't it? Seems to me the game runs just fine on Proton and Wine... And a windowed-mode desktop shot (with the game's process highlighted in system monitor) as more proof this runs just fine, but ANYONE can set this up and try it. Platinum ratings coming in on […]