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Vigil: The Longest Night is a recent discovery that captured my interest instantly with the visual style and it's coming to Linux.

Vigil: The Longest Night is a 2D action platformer with precise, technical combat and a strong narrative. Inspired by Salt and Sanctuary and Castlevania, Vigil: The Longest Night aims to challenge players with its difficulty while compelling them with a tale of eldritch horror. Follow Leila on her quest to save her hometown from the creeping evil infesting the surrounding countryside. Navigate a world that wanders between dream and reality, sanity and madness, and uncover the secret of the longest night and the monstrous entities invading their world.

When asked about Linux support on Steam, the developer said " Thanks for asking. We will support Linux for sure :D" so that's nice and clear. As it turns out, looking around today their official Twitter account mentions Linux directly too, although they're not very active on it.

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Some features to expect:

  • Experiment with 4 types of weapon and multiple varieties of each type.
  • A number of unique items to suit how you play
  • A fusion of Lovecraftian prose and Taiwanese culture
  • Complex Skill Tree to create the ultimate warrior of light.
  • Unique art style inspired by the art of Chinese Paper Cutting
  • Brutal Enemies with multiple methods of attack and surprising attacks

There's no set release date for it yet, other than sometime this year. Quite exciting though, the style of it along with the combat does look damn fine. I will be following this along, so I will keep you up to date on any new information on it as it comes.

Find it on Steam.

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ragsu 30 Jan, 2019
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After failure of Bloodstained this would be an excellent fill in. Looks good!
Przemko 30 Jan, 2019
I love Dark Souls. Must have for me. That looks great :)
Ehvis 30 Jan, 2019
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Salt and Sanctuary vibe (and therefore Dark Souls vibe) is definitely there. Wishlisted.
CFWhitman 30 Jan, 2019
I've been playing Castlevania since the 1980s, so this one is definitely on my watch list.
Shmerl 30 Jan, 2019
I'm personally waiting for Eitr (will come out DRM-free as well).
nitroflow 30 Jan, 2019
Quoting: ShmerlI'm personally waiting for Eitr (will come out DRM-free as well).

Eitr is Isometric and pixel art so I'm happy to have both.
Shmerl 30 Jan, 2019
Quoting: nitroflowEitr is Isometric and pixel art so I'm happy to have both.

I wouldn't mind this released DRM-free too.
nitroflow 30 Jan, 2019
Oh, and there's also this https://youtu.be/pyskUorhheg
Shmerl 31 Jan, 2019
Quoting: nitroflowOh, and there's also this https://youtu.be/pyskUorhheg

If you like such kind of games, there is also Slain.
nitroflow 31 Jan, 2019
Quoting: Shmerl
Quoting: nitroflowOh, and there's also this https://youtu.be/pyskUorhheg

If you like such kind of games, there is also Slain.

I find it bit visually too busy for my taste, although it looks much more toned down in the trailer compared to early days.
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