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Geneshift, the brutal top-down shooter with vehicles has released into Early Access

By liamdawe, 23 May 2017 at 7:12 pm UTC (5 Comments)
Geneshift is a game that's eight years in the making and it's still not finished! Today it launched into Early Access on Steam to get the final bits done and ready for a big release.

Everything, a game about experiencing, well, everything and it's now on Linux

By liamdawe, 28 April 2017 at 10:55 pm UTC (12 Comments)
Everything is a hard game to describe, it could be called a life simulator, as you can explore so much. Just today they put out a Linux version!

Yooka-Laylee released with day-1 Linux support, some quick initial thoughts

By liamdawe, 11 April 2017 at 4:50 pm UTC (35 Comments)
Yooka-Laylee, the 3D platformer from Playtonic Games has been released with day-1 Linux support, here's some initial thoughts.

Man O' War: Corsair, the Warhammer naval battler has a release date

By liamdawe, 10 April 2017 at 10:37 am UTC (4 Comments)
Man O' War: Corsair - Warhammer Naval Battles only added Linux support back on March after I poked the developer and now they have a final release date set.

Shroud of the Avatar major update, also free to try for a few days

By liamdawe, 7 April 2017 at 1:08 pm UTC (19 Comments)
Shroud of the Avatar, the RPG that has single-player and selective online modes has a big new release out. You can also try it for free for a few days to see if you want to buy it. I tried it again and have some thoughts for you.

Hyper Knights, a surprisingly fun and cheap mix of strategy and action

By liamdawe, 15 March 2017 at 8:23 pm UTC (2 Comments)
I picked up a copy of Hyper Knights on a whim and it turns out this Early Access mix of strategy and action is actually quite good.

Torment: Tides of Numenera, early port report and thoughts

By liamdawe, 1 March 2017 at 11:20 pm UTC (21 Comments)
A smaller article about the new RPG Torment: Tides of Numenera after spending a little time with it to make sure it works, he's a little report.

Pictopix, a very clever logic puzzle game involving counting squares

By liamdawe, 27 February 2017 at 2:09 pm UTC (3 Comments)
I'm never very good with logic games like this, especially when I need to manually count stuff, but Pictopix is very clever.

Fumbling around with tanks in War Thunder on Linux, some thoughts

By liamdawe, 22 February 2017 at 10:05 pm UTC (17 Comments)
One title I never had the chance to actually get into is War Thunder, so I teamed up with Samsai to check it out. Here’s a video and some thoughts.

I Am The Hero, a surprisingly great beat 'em up has Linux support

By liamdawe, 20 February 2017 at 11:11 am UTC (5 Comments)
I Am The Hero is an indie beat 'em up that I've actually been having quite a bit of fun with and I think you should check it out.

Rencounter, a turn-based roguelike RPG adds Linux support, a quick look

By liamdawe, 20 February 2017 at 10:35 am UTC (2 Comments)
Rencounter, a reasonably good looking turn-based roguelike RPG has recently added Linux support. The reviews are a bit mixed, but it still might be worth a try.

Colony building sim ‘Maia’ huge update released featuring Lava and colonist relationships

By liamdawe, 19 February 2017 at 10:56 pm UTC (1 Comments)
Maia, the colony building simulation from Simon Roth has a huge update which includes Lava and colonist relationships. It’s sounding more and more like a heavily simulated version of ‘the sims in space’.

Fumiko! Possibly one of the weirdest platformers I've ever played was developed on Linux, lots of bugs

By liamdawe, 17 February 2017 at 5:00 pm UTC (9 Comments)
Fumiko! An incredibly strange platformer was sent in by the developer, it was developed on Linux so I was keen to take a look.

Nyheim, a single-player digital board-game about rebuilding after a pandemic

By liamdawe, 15 February 2017 at 3:19 pm UTC (1 Comments)
Nyheim is an indie single-player digital board-game, you're tasked with rebuilding after a deadly pandemic has swept the globe, but is it any good?

Alwa's Awakening is a pretty decent NES-inspired adventure game with a very retro feel

By liamdawe, 13 February 2017 at 2:51 pm UTC (8 Comments)
In Alwa's Awakening you are a stranger who has been summoned to help rid Alwa of evil! A very retro throwback at the NES era and it pulls it off pretty well.
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