Steam Deck

  • Pierre-Loup Griffais has posted some pictures of prototype Decks
  • GOL did a short overview of the DeckMate accessory
  • new Deck client beta adds improvements pertaining to screenshot management, as well as a virtual menu overhaul
  • Hideo Kojima has been seen using a Deck at TGS
  • Boiling Steam has a video recap of this year’s TGS, most of which pertains to the Deck

Native Games

  • Project Heartbeat 0.16 adds new song, audio improvements, and Project DIVA Mega Mix+ loader
  • Left 4 Dead 2 is still getting updates a decade later (presumably because of improving the experience on Deck)
  • Valheim gets crossplay support
  • Golf With Your Friends is free-to-play this weekend, plus a new update adds a sports-themed DLC cosmetic pack
  • 25 new Steam games this week


  • the Oryx Pro by System76 is a excellent gaming laptop; just know that the screen is 1080p

Software Updates

  • GE-Proton 7-33 pulls in the latest Wine fixes for GTA V, Red Dead Redemption 2, and BioShock Collection
  • Godot 4 beta adds a crapton of features, improvements, and bug fixes
  • Yuzu adds LDN support (local wireless multiplayer)


Cover image credit: Boiling Steam