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Games: Streaming, Jupiter Hell, KUR, and Transport Fever 2

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  • Google, Bungie, id Software all under fire in a new Stadia lawsuit | GamingOnLinux

    One day Google might catch a break with their cloud gaming service Stadia but it's not now and perhaps rightfully so in this case. There's a new proposed class action lawsuit filed by a New York resident over the streaming quality and display resolution on Stadia.

    As pick up initially by ClassAction, the lawsuit doesn't just involve Google. They're taking aim at Bungie and id Software claiming they all mislead players about the expected resolution when getting people to pay upfront for the Founder's Edition and Premier Edition bundles that came with the Stadia Controller and a Chromecast Ultra.

    The lawsuit was originally filed in October 2020, with it only recently being moved from Queens County Superior Court to the New York federal court on February 12 so it's all still ongoing and these things tend to take plenty of time.

  • Jupiter Hell 0.9.7 'Expanse' is out, full release planned for August 5 | GamingOnLinux

    After being in Early Access for 18 months following a successful Kickstarter campaign, the brutal and brilliant roguelike Jupiter Hell will leave Early Access on August 5.

    Acting as the successor to DRL (DoomRL which had to be renamed), It's certainly no secret that I'm a massive Jupiter Hell fan, with it's Doom inspired take on the roguelike genre with big moody scenes and some pretty furious action. The movement system in it is so good it almost feels real-time but it's very much turn-based.

    Not only does it now have a 1.0 release date for August 5, ChaosForge have also now announced they've teamed up with Hyperstrange to help them with the publishing side of things. There's still 5 big updates due before release, and they've confirmed their intention to continue updating the game after release which is exciting.

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    Jupiter Hell performs really well on Linux too...

  • KUR is an upcoming retro-styled FPS where you'll be kicking flesh-wearing robots

    Linux support is confirmed (we spoke to the publisher) and it's planned to launch sometime later this year.

  • Transport Fever 2 gets a huge upgrade with Vulkan API support | GamingOnLinux

    Urban Games are showing their dedication to Transport Fever 2, as they just today release a massive overhaul to the rendering system along with adding support for the Vulkan API. The first major update since July 2020 and along with a build for macOS it includes plenty of enhancements.

    With Vulkan support now in, they didn't just remove OpenGL so thankfully anyone who has a card good enough to run Transport Fever 2 that doesn't support Vulkan isn't just left out in the cold as there's a switch to go between the APIs and it will fallback to OpenGL is the Vulkan extensions aren't around.

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