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Cyberpulse is a twin-stick thrower where you smash viruses into firewalls

By Liam Dawe,
Cyberpulse looks like an absolutely brilliant twist on the bright and fierce arcade action genres. Instead of a twin-stick shooter, it's a twin-stick…thrower? Yes.

The classic Atari game Missile Command has re-imagining out now

By Liam Dawe,
Some of our older readers might have fond memories of Missile Command, an arcade game from Atari released back in 1980. It's recently been remade with Missile Command: Recharged and it's out now.

Onsen Master is a hot spring customer management game

By Liam Dawe,
You've built cities, managed theme parks and run across kitchens to prepare dishes but have you managed a hot spring before? I sure haven't and Onsen Master looks and sounds amusing.

ABS vs THE BLOOD QUEEN successfully funded and coming to Linux

By Liam Dawe,
ABS vs THE BLOOD QUEEN, a 2D side-scrolling adventure set in the Killer Queen universe has managed to get successfully funded on Kickstarter.

If you feel the need to take down capitalism then Tonight We Riot is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Out with same-day Linux support, Tonight We Riot is a game all about rising up with the masses to take down those greedy suits sucking up all the money and joy.

Set in the Killer Queen universe, ABS vs THE BLOOD QUEEN brings the side-scrolling arcade game home

By Liam Dawe,
Crowdfunding now on Kickstarter for release later this year is ABS vs THE BLOOD QUEEN, a return to the Killer Queen universe from BumbleBear Games.

StarCrossed has crazy looking action with a magical girl aesthetic and it's out for Linux now

By Liam Dawe,
StarCrossed, an action-arcade game with a magical girl aesthetic and a cooperative twist has now officially released for Linux shortly after the Windows version became available last month.

Snake Core twists the gameplay from the classic Snake into a fun looking action game

By Liam Dawe,
Orangepixel is at it again, putting a real unique spin on a classic. Snake Core is their newest game, revealed this week as a big upgrade to the retro Snake gameplay with a lot more action.

Terminal Phase, a space shooter you can play in a Terminal window

By Liam Dawe,
Ever wanted to play a space shooter in your Terminal window? Well, now you can with Terminal Phase which was announced recently.

Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo arcade shooter released

By Liam Dawe,
Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo is a long name and this is supposed to be the expanded edition of the 2019 release, giving additional arcade-style shoot 'em up action.

Offering up some intense multiplayer mayhem, Tank Maniacs is out now

By Liam Dawe,
GAMELAB today released Tank Maniacs, a very intense multiplayer party game for up to four players. Your task is simple: eliminate the competition in any way possible and it's really quite hilarious.

Petal Crash looks like a super sweet arcade-action puzzler coming to Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter and fully funded, the arcade action puzzler Petal Crash looks like a good bit of fun.

Improve your typing to fight hordes of monsters in retro arcade game Type Knight

By scaine,
In Type Knight, you fight skeletons, bats, wraiths and more via the awesome power of your rapid (and hopefully accurate) typing.

Ghost Grab 3000 is a very satisfying arcade game where you chain ghosts together

By Liam Dawe,
Ghost Grab 3000 just recently released after a delay due to the Halloween sales and it's a huge amount of fun.

Xeno Crisis is a true action-packed retro throwback worth your time and it's out now

By Liam Dawe,
Xeno Crisis was originally funded on Kickstarter to create a brand new action-packed Sega Mega Drive game, today it released on PC with Linux support right away.