Here's the February 2022 Roundup of our Top Articles For February 2022.

Here's a look back to some of the most popular articles on GamingOnLinux for February 2021, an easy way to for you stay up-to-date on what has happened in the past month in Linux gaming open source, open source and other general Linux news that we write about! If you'd like to keep the track of these overviews, you can do that with our Overview RSS.

Here's what was the most popular with our readers:

Terraria for Stadia cancelled and and now it's back - Stadia is in a period of uncertainty currently and it certainly didn't help that Re-Logic initially cancelled Terraria. Thankfully for Stadia users, it's now back on.

- Valheim has truly become an absolute runaway hit and it's been out for less than one month! A survival game that involves Vikings playing co-operatively cutting down trees, and facing up against bosses of all sizes.

- OpenTTD, the open source and free simulation game based on Transport Tycoon Deluxe is officially coming to Steam on April 1, and the Linux version will be available too.

Valve is once again in the news for wrong reasons, following the EU Commission's ruling on geo-blocking. Srazy's blog This lawsuit involved game pricing as well as the Steam Controller.

Portal 2, the classic puzzle game created by Valve, has received a major upgrade. It now has Vulkan API support thanks to the DXVK project.

- Pioneer is another great example of a long-running free and open source game that's been doing well, and with a brand new release up that overhauls plenty of important parts.

A move that is certain to raise plenty of eyebrows and cause a lot of anxiety for Stadia fans, Google has announced they're shutting down SG&E (Stadia Games and Entertainment) and will no longer be able to play first-party games.

- Valve are under the spotlight once more following the EU Commission Fine with a few more Steam issues as a new lawsuit has emerged with a claim about an "abuse" of their market power.

Wildfire Games has released an upgrade to their free, open-source real-time strategy game A.D. Alpha 24 A.D. Alpha 24 is now available after several years of waiting.

Looking for a great and innovative physics simulator? What about one that's free, open-source, and can be played in multiplayer? Rigs of Rods might be what you're looking for, and they've released a released a new version.

Here's a brief and sweet update on the work for Zink which is the coming OpenGL on top of Vulkan implementation that was announced by Collabora that has been moving steadily.

SEGA/Creative Assembly just officially announced Total War: WARHAMMER III. The good news is that the port Feral Interactive immediately confirmed it was available on Linux (and macOS).

Despite increasing concerns that Stadia will not be around for very long, we are entering another year. Google has announced that more than 100 games will be available on Stadia starting in 2021.

- GTA III and Vice City were released, which provided us with hope of an updated method of playing them, but later, unfortunately, were completely removed from orbit by the rights holders.
Minecraft Servers

- Minetest is the open source, free and free of charge game engine voxel, inspired initially by Minecraft it's gradually becoming bigger and better with lots of available games for it.

A new biweekly release of Wine with Wine 6.2 is now available for Windows compatibility layer. This bundles together more of the best into a suitable release that you can try.

Are you looking for a solution to keep your saved games in a safe place and also have an intuitive user interface? Ludusavi is a free and open-source project that anyone can contribute to.

Do you want your PC to appear flashy? Plasma 5.21 is now available. The KDE team has worked hard to make it stunning and functional.

- We just recently had the DXVK 1.8 release for Direct3D 9/10/11 to Vulkan and now we also have the VKD3D-Proton 2.2 release coming out as well.

After a brief testing period with the release candidates only being known a few days ago Valve has now released Steam Play Proton 5.1-6.

-- Stellaris: Nemesis is going to bring some exciting things for the massive space strategy game from Paradox with a major new endgame scenario that you can choose one side.

Chess, it's an old-fashioned game, isn't it? What about a fun game that is Chess? I am talking about Lichess, a free and open source browser-based online Chess game.

Two major pieces of news from Canonical and Ubuntu to cover today and both concerning the future of the Linux distribution.

- Another acquisition with Saber Interactive / Embracer Group buying Aspyr Media. This is yet another worrying trend of consolidation in the game industry. Gearbox is also part of the deal.

You should also take a look at these great new releases we have enjoyed:

Hadean Tactics Of Mice and Moggies Mutropolis Nebuchadnezzar Mini Countries qomp Rogue Star Rescue Valheim

In the month of March we published 151 articles! This page includes the authors.

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