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Deep Black: Reloaded coming to Linux

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As our friends Ubuntu Vibes have pointed out and something which I also found out but didn't get time to post, Deep Black: Reloaded have confirmed they are porting to Linux and Mac!

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QuoteSci-fi project with detailed action-packed underwater combat will feature a new trend in TPS genre. Exciting game play suggests using both environments for combats: land and underwater. Original multiplayer mode with underwater battles will give to your differently new experience!

Players will take to the murky depths armed with a wrath of underwater equipment from specialized underwater suit with jet pack and integrated harpoon and other high tech equipment in pursuit of enemies. With the majority of the game play taking place below the water's surface, action-adventure fans will need to master new skills to fight hostile enemies and infiltrate enemy bases.

Story line runs up in nearest future in the world of unsteadiness, chaos, espionage, terrorism, desperate fight for world supremacy and possession of sophisticated biological weapon.

To quote them;
QuoteSure end of next month. We are porting now our engine...

The game looks very, very good. It's nice to see some original shooters coming to Linux, something I feel we are lacking in. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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Hamish Mar 9, 2012
This is definitively intriguing, I wonder what convinced them to start the port. Now, they are Russian Indie developers, so we had somewhat of an in, but based on some of their comments I think the Desura release and the Mac and Linux ports are being done mostly as a raised middle finger to their previous publisher.

Well, that seems fine to me. :D
Xpander Mar 9, 2012
"Now we have multiplayer via LAN and via Internet only on Steam/XBLA/PSN. Because we don't have own matchmaking server. If Desura will run matchmaking SDK, we are ready implement it."

thats sad ... i would like multiplayer.. coop or against eachother.
Cheeseness Mar 10, 2012
Wow neat. I hadn't watched the trailer before. This does look pretty awesome.
dimko Mar 10, 2012
My 'to buy' list just increased by 1. Damn, graphics looks really impressive. And while multiplayer would be nice bonus, i wouldn't be too much upset about it.
Andreus Viktualius Mar 10, 2012
This is absolutely great!
I hope there will be enough linux-copies sold for them to port their next titles too.
Hamish Mar 10, 2012
Well, after this their in-house engine will have been ported over anyway. So there would be less work involved with any future titles when it comes to releasing them on Linux. Not a guarantee, but a good sign none the less.
Catalanoic Mar 16, 2012
this game is awesome, i don't have play a marine shooter before!!
whizse Mar 16, 2012
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It seems to have gotten some pretty mixed reviews, but I'm all for keeping an open mind until I can try it myself.
Hamish Mar 16, 2012
I have lost faith in most commercial game reviewers already, to be honest.

I can not comment on the game of course, but still...
Liam Dawe Mar 16, 2012
I always ignore metacritic, i never trust it at all. Look at the reviews on Desura from actual players, not reviews who are all "its no gears of war".

8.7/10 on Desura so far.
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