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Dead Cells, a 'RogueVania' now has a Beta available for Linux

By liamdawe, 18 June 2018 at 2:39 pm UTC (7 Comments)
Dead Cells mixes in elements of a Rogue-lite with a MetroidVania to create an interesting mix and it's now available on Linux with a Beta.

Valve have released a new Steam Beta Client with a richer Discord-like chat interface

By liamdawe, 12 June 2018 at 7:15 pm UTC (56 Comments)
The latest Steam Beta Client is out with Valve's revamped chat interface, along with some minor UI work as well.

Local multiplayer shooter 'Hyper Ultra Astronautics' is now in beta

By liamdawe, 8 June 2018 at 8:49 am UTC (0 Comments)
Hyper Ultra Astronautics from FRACTiLE Games is a local multiplayer space shooter for 1-16 players and it's now in Beta.

Oxygen Not Included will expose the surface in a new update that's now in beta

By liamdawe, 4 June 2018 at 4:12 am UTC (3 Comments)
Oxygen Not Included, the fantastic space-colony sim from Klei Entertainment is set to get even more interesting in the Cosmic Upgrade that's now in beta.

Looks like Nightdive Studios enhanced version of 'Turok' might be coming to Linux (update: it's out!)

By liamdawe, 24 May 2018 at 7:23 pm UTC (25 Comments)
This is certainly fun news, since Turok is a game I always wanted to play but never got a chance. It seems it's coming to Linux! UPDATED!

Phoenix Point is a dark, difficult and exciting strategy game that's very XCOM

By liamdawe, 23 May 2018 at 12:35 pm UTC (18 Comments)
Now that Phoenix Point from Snapshot Games has a Linux version out, I've managed to put some time into it and as a long time XCOM fan I'm very impressed.

In the multiplayer strategy game Epicinium, your impact on the environment matters

By liamdawe, 22 May 2018 at 9:15 am UTC (0 Comments)
Strategy games are often about destroy or be destroyed, but what happens after that? Do you want to win only to control ash and rubble? Epicinium is a multiplayer strategy game where you need to be careful with your battles.

A Linux beta build of Solstice Chronicles: MIA may come soon

By liamdawe, 19 May 2018 at 1:23 pm UTC (7 Comments)
The developer behind the great looking top-down shooter Solstice Chronicles: MIA has said that they may soon have a Linux beta build.

Good news for Stardew Valley fans, as GOG now have the multiplayer beta for Linux gamers

By liamdawe, 17 May 2018 at 10:00 am UTC (4 Comments)
Stardew Valley, the lovely farm-life sim from ConcernedApe and Chucklefish recently gained the long-awaited multiplayer support. The Linux version was previously left-out on GOG, but they just added it.

Vehicles in survival game Project Zomboid are almost ready for the stable build

By liamdawe, 16 May 2018 at 1:13 pm UTC (1 Comments)
The Indie Stone are a few steps closer to getting vehicles into the stable build of survival game Project Zomboid, which should make the game pretty damn interesting.

A new Steam Client Beta adds Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) support to the Steam Controller

By liamdawe, 12 May 2018 at 12:51 pm UTC (42 Comments)
In preparation for the upcoming Steam Link app release, the Steam Beta Client has been updated with support for the Steam Controller using a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) mode.

Smintheus, a sweet 2D puzzle adventure game with crafting and survival elements added Linux support

By liamdawe, 8 May 2018 at 9:23 am UTC (1 Comments)
Smintheus, a sweet 2D puzzle adventure game with crafting and survival elements that's currently free during the Beta added Linux support recently.

A new Steam Client Beta adds support for the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

By liamdawe, 2 May 2018 at 9:34 pm UTC (21 Comments)
The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is now supported directly in Steam with the latest Steam Client Beta, Valve announced today.

Education game 'Build A World EDU' has Linux support

By liamdawe, 2 May 2018 at 10:13 am UTC (2 Comments)
I had an interesting email recently notifying me about a new education game from the United Nations FAO and developer Build a World EDU (BAW).

Stardew Valley multiplayer beta is now available

By liamdawe, 1 May 2018 at 10:01 am UTC (18 Comments)
For those of you wanting to run a farm together, you now can! Stardew Valley now has an opt-in multiplayer beta on Steam.
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