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Retro-styled 3D vector shooter sphereFACE is confusing, but quite good

By liamdawe, 4 April 2018 at 12:06 pm UTC (1 Comments)
sphereFACE is an arcade shooter that will send your mind in spirals and it's actually pretty darn good.

Clawface, a completely free twin-stick shooter released with Linux support

By liamdawe, 15 March 2018 at 10:53 am UTC (1 Comments)
For those in the mood for twin-stick madness but your wallet is empty, you might want to check out Clawface which is completely free and has Linux support.

Way of the Passive Fist is out and it’s finger-aching fun

By liamdawe, 6 March 2018 at 7:25 pm UTC (2 Comments)
Way of the Passive Fist is not the type of brawler I expected it to be, but it’s still a very fun experience.

BYTEPATH is an arcade shooter with a huge skill tree, retro visuals and it's insane

By liamdawe, 26 February 2018 at 11:49 am UTC (1 Comments)
If you took Asteroids, gave it a retro text-terminal menu along with a huge skill tree and some slick music what do you get? BYTEPATH.

Breaking apart massive bosses in the Breakout-like 'Puppet Kings', some thoughts

By liamdawe, 9 January 2018 at 1:16 pm UTC (2 Comments)
I have fond memories of Breakout as a child, my son even has a rather low quality version on his 'kids camera' and Puppet Kings is an interesting take on it.

Split-screen shoot 'em up 'Dimension Drive' has officially released with Linux support

By liamdawe, 18 December 2017 at 11:11 am UTC (4 Comments)
Need more shoot 'em ups? Dimension Drive released recently and it came with Linux support. It looks absolutely nuts too!

In the mood for a free game? DEATHBASE 900,000,000 is currently free on itch for today

By liamdawe, 10 December 2017 at 11:51 am UTC (4 Comments)
DEATHBASE 900,000,000 from Charlie's Games is currently free on itch for today, go grab it while you can and enjoy this crazy collect-em-up.

Son of Scoregasm from Charlie's Games is absolutely insane, out now for Linux

By liamdawe, 29 November 2017 at 9:16 pm UTC (10 Comments)
Son of Scoregasm, the latest arcade shooter from Charlie's Games is now out for Linux and it's nuts.

The rather flashy shoot 'em up 'PAWARUMI' is now on Linux

By liamdawe, 20 November 2017 at 2:18 pm UTC (2 Comments)
PAWARUMI is a modern take on the classic shoot 'em up formula, with explosive visuals and explosions literally everywhere. As of today it's officially on Linux.

Radar Warfare is a simplistic bullet-hell shooter with an interesting style now on Linux

By liamdawe, 20 November 2017 at 2:06 pm UTC (0 Comments)
Radar Warfare is a bullet-hell shooter that's quite simple, but it does at least offer up a nice style with the radar visuals.

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 (5 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.
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