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Starblast, a frantic online arcade space shooter is now out with Linux support

By liamdawe, 9 November 2017 at 11:50 am UTC (3 Comments)
If you like classic arcade shooters, but fancy something a little extra then Starblast might be a good fit.

Final Storm, a simple twin-stick shooter is now out with Linux support

By liamdawe, 7 November 2017 at 1:26 pm UTC (2 Comments)
In the mood for a simple twin-stick shooter to fill your coffee breaks? Final Storm might scratch a small itch for you.

Splody is a Bomberman-like game with Linux support that's actually pretty good

By liamdawe, 1 November 2017 at 1:19 pm UTC (4 Comments)
If you love the simplicity of Bomberman, you might want to take a look at Splody which released a Linux version.

Outskirts is a colourful, clever and difficult bullet-hell shooter that's now on Linux

By liamdawe, 26 September 2017 at 12:13 pm UTC (1 Comments)
Do you like bullet-hell games? Outskirts is something you absolutely need to look at. The idea is clever and it's quite challenging.

River City Ransom: Underground released on GOG with Linux support, some thoughts

By liamdawe, 7 August 2017 at 7:16 pm UTC (16 Comments)
River City Ransom: Underground released for Linux originally in February, sadly the developer said they would send over a review key and never did. Now it's available on GOG so I've had a chance to take a look.

Use your phone as a gamepad in The Crowded Party Game Collection, sadly broken right now

By liamdawe, 26 June 2017 at 11:14 am UTC (1 Comments)
The Crowded Party Game Collection, a game where you and up to 10 friends can take on 7 arcade-inspired mini games. The key thing here, is that you can use an iOS, Android or Windows phone device as a gamepad.

900, a rather trippy arcade shooter, is now available

By BTRE, 10 June 2017 at 12:24 pm UTC (1 Comments)
The self-described score attack type game involves controlling an entity that absorbs universes to grow.

Woodpunk, a medieval-themed arcade experience, is looking for votes on Steam Greenlight

By BTRE, 12 April 2017 at 3:54 pm UTC (1 Comments)
If fighting hordes of enemies with fancifully implausible-but-shooty ranged and melee weapons is what you desire in life, Woodpunk might satiate the need. The developers have recently announced Linux support and are looking for enough votes on Greenlight to proceed.

Lil Tanks, an action-packed side-scroller will release for Linux next week

By liamdawe, 30 March 2017 at 1:21 pm UTC (0 Comments)
I've been sent in details about 'Lil Tanks', which is an action-packed side-scroller with some really great retro visuals.

Hyper Sentinel adds a Linux demo and has hit the funding goal on Kickstarter

By liamdawe, 11 March 2017 at 8:00 pm UTC (6 Comments)
After chatting privately with the developers of Hyper Sentinel to give them some advice, they have now put up their official Linux demo and they have also hit their funding goal on Kickstarter.

Ghost Blade HD, an intense bullet-hell taking inspirations from retro games is now on Linux

By liamdawe, 10 March 2017 at 11:59 am UTC (5 Comments)
Ghost Blade HD was a day-1 Linux release and looks like a good one if you're a bullet-hell fan! It even has co-op support to bring a buddy along.

NEXT JUMP: Shmup Tactics, a shoot 'em up redesigned like a turn-based strategy game

By liamdawe, 9 March 2017 at 10:38 am UTC (4 Comments)
NEXT JUMP: Shmup Tactics sounds like an interesting game. It's done in the style of old shoot 'em up games, but turned into a turn-based strategy. A tactical shoot 'em up, if you will.

Neon Drive, a very slick and rather difficult retro-inspired rhythm game

By liamdawe, 13 February 2017 at 11:39 am UTC (4 Comments)
Neon Drive was sent in by GOL reader Cybolic as they have officially released their Linux version. The developers say it will make your brain melt and they aren't wrong.

Ellipsis, an action-packed Avoid ’Em Up is now on Linux, it's rather good

By liamdawe, 6 February 2017 at 10:53 am UTC (2 Comments)
The developer of Ellipsis sent in a key for us to check out what they call an Avoid ’Em Up and it's surprisingly good.

Overdriven Reloaded, a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up with 4 player co-op is now on Linux

By liamdawe, 31 January 2017 at 10:33 pm UTC (1 Comments)
Overdriven Reloaded, a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up is now on Linux. We have quite a few games like it, but this has 4 player co-op so it might just be enough to hook some in.
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