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The Vaporum: Lockdown teaser has me wanting more

By Liam Dawe,
Vaporum: Lockdown is the upcoming prequel to 2017's Vaporum, a first-person real-time dungeon crawler that impressed with the graphical style and the gameplay.

Rip Them Off is an upcoming blend of tower defense and satirical economic management

By Liam Dawe,
Tower defense mixed blended with an economic management puzzle that has a satirical take on capitalism? Can't say I remember any other game that blends such elements together.

Over 8 years in development later, Factorio is properly out now

By Liam Dawe,
Originally crowdfunded on IndieGoGo back in 2013, who would have thought this 2D game about building conveyor belts across a big map would be such a big hit? A great many years later, 8+ in total and here we are. Factorio has now left Early Access as a proper full game.

Evolution sim The Sapling expands in September with massive new features

By Liam Dawe,
Indie game dev Wessel Stoop has announced their evolution sim, The Sapling, will be getting a first proper major update since entering Early Access in 2019.

Sunset Shapes is a relaxing puzzle game about building shadows

By Liam Dawe,
Playing with shadows is something I'm sure we've all done a few times and Sunset Shapes takes that idea, merges it with some almost Tetris-like shapes to have you build a shadow.

Dota Underlords is getting a hero rotation soon and a rank reset

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have remembered that Dota Underlords exists and needs some attention, with an announcement that it's going to see a hero rotation soon.

Dying Light - Hellraid is out now giving you a little dungeon crawling

By Liam Dawe,
Based loosely upon what would have been a standalone game from Techland, Dying Light - Hellraid, a small DLC that swaps Zombies for Skeletons and sends you into a cramped and streamlined dungeon crawler.

You are what you eat in the run and gun game Bite the Bullet

By Liam Dawe,
Out now with Linux support is Bite the Bullet from Mega Cat Studios and Graffiti Games, a run and gun action-platformer like the classics but with some gross twists.

Direct3D to Vulkan translation layer DXVK 1.7.1 is out, lots of game fixes

By Liam Dawe,
After a few months since 1.7 went out, DXVK 1.7.1 is now live to further improve Direct3D to Vulkan translation.

Dead Cells gets another big free update and a Demake Soundtrack

By Liam Dawe,
A chiptune/8-bit version of the Dead Cells soundtrack? Absolutely sign me up. Oh, there's also a brand new free content update out now which is nice too.

Intel's dedicated gaming GPU releases in 2021, plus 10nm SuperFin is coming

By Liam Dawe,
During Intel Architecture Day 2020, they made a number of announcements. While a fair amount was marketing talk and plenty for servers, they did give a few details on their upcoming dedicated GPUs.

Streets of Rogue gets a big bug-fix update as work continues on a sequel

By Liam Dawe,
Streets of Rogue, one of my absolute favourite indie games has a new update out as work continues to find and fix every possible bug, plus a few new bits were added.

The free Rise of Avalon expansion for Albion Online is live

By Liam Dawe,
Free to play and now much bigger, Albion Online has a brand new expansion out with Rise of Avalon and there's lots of new goodies to play through.

Quirky comedy point and click adventure 'Sol 705' is out now for Linux PC

By Liam Dawe,
Sol 705, a point and click adventure that pays homage to the classics from the likes of Lucas Arts, Sierra is out now and it's added Linux PC support too.

The Bomber Crew team announced Space Crew and it's coming to Linux PC

By Liam Dawe,
Did you enjoy Bomber Crew? Runner Duck's strategic simulation game was a wonderful release from 2017 and they're now going aiming to go further with Space Crew.