Dreamed Away from Nicolas Petton and Pineapple Works is an upcoming emotional action-adventure RPG with psychological horror elements. There's now a demo available to try.
Ah hell, going to say goodbye to any free time I had for the next month. Halls of Torment has sucked me right in being a blend of retro Diablo and Vampire Survivors.
Deadnaut: Signal Lost from Screwfly Studios is an upcoming fast-paced sci-fi roguelike with a pretty unique style. The developer got in touch, as they want plenty more Linux testing.
Set in an alternate timeline where WW2 ended in a full nuclear holocaust, the classic base-building RTS named Dying Breed is worth keeping an eye on. You can even try a demo right now.
Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais mentioned that they've updated Proton Hotfix, which should allow the new Resident Evil 4 Chainsaw Demo of the remake to run on Linux and Steam Deck.
Bits & Bops looks sweet! A fun collection of rhythm mini-games, and the developer has upgraded the demo to include Linux support for this upcoming game.
I have mentioned before how I was unable to get Dave Taylor's original port of Doom to work as it was built as an outdated a.out binary rather than ELF. Since then, I stumbled on an article by Jason Heiss that describes how to load the binfmt_aout kernel module to attain a.out binary support, as well as installing packages from earlier Red Hat Linux releases to provide the necessary libraries.
Getting a job is tough but college graduate Art was lucky enough to catch the eye of the Grim Reaper.
Getting some Beneath a Steel Sky vibes off of this one. With a demo available on Steam now (with Native Linux support), Full Void looks worth a look.
After going through development hell and being long delayed, Nightdive Studios have put up a fresh demo of their System Shock remake that includes controller support and a new intro.
Splittown is an upcoming point and click adventure about the Cold War, where the world is split in two and now there's a Linux demo.
In the mood for something just a bit different? The End of the Sun is a Slavic-fantasy adventure and you can try it out now.
While their foray into interactive storybooks did fail to impress, it did help remind me of BlackHoleSun Software, one of the earliest Indie developers to create games with Linux in mind. Their most famous game Bunnies was released as shareware in 2001, providing a demo version you could later update through use of a retail key. Thankfully, the story does not have to end there.
Regulator City is an upcoming action rogue-like from developer Orangepixel, where you're tasked with stopping the spread of a strange powerful alien substance.
Up for a challenge and love programming? Well it seems that Bots Are Stupid might be a good fit for you. An ultra-precise platformer where you don't directly control things — what could possibly go wrong?
A new on-rails survival rogue-lite shooter? Sign me up. Whisker Squadron: Survivor is from the same team as Race the Sun, and the first in the Whisker Squadron series. There's also a demo right now.
Selaco, an upcoming GZDoom-based shooter from Altered Orbit Studios has been featured before and I'm bringing it back again here because of the huge upgrade to the demo. It's simply fantastic.
Tiny Life is The Sims without EA and done in pixel art. There's a fresh free Beta out, the final one before Steam Early Access in 2023.
Alterium Shift is inspired by the JRPG greats, it's coming to Steam with Native Linux support and it has a brand new demo now available.
Possibly one of the most promising retro-styled FPS games coming to Linux, Selaco is getting a huge demo upgrade next month.