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Multiplayer arcade battler Armed and Gelatinous: Couch Edition now on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Jumping over from actual arcade machines, we have Armed and Gelatinous: Couch Edition now available with Native Linux support on Steam.

Superstar Strategy is a turn-based tactical RPG you can play with or against friends

By Liam Dawe,
Talberon Games have recently put up a brand new and improved demo for Superstar Strategy, a turn-based Tactical RPG that you can play alone, or brings friends along to play with or against them.

Which Way Up: Space Olympics is anti-gravity party game chaos

By Liam Dawe,
Turtle Flip Studio plan to launch their physics-based anti-gravity party game Which Way Up: Space Olympics sometime in Q1 2025 but there's a demo up on Steam you can try with Linux support.

Steam Remote Play Together 2024 Fest is live to celebrate gaming together anywhere

By Liam Dawe,
Celebrating the ability to play games together wherever you are, Valve has launched the Steam Remote Play Together 2024 Fest. Giving you plenty of discounts on games you might want to pick up.

Help fund Fish Folk, an ever-growing bundle of open source multiplayer games

By Liam Dawe,
Fish Folk is an in-development and constantly growing bundle of multiplayer games. All open source and they want your help to grow bigger and better.

Hyper Gunsport saves the original from the closure of Stadia

By Liam Dawe,
Hyper Gunsport released on Steam and with Native Linux support back in December 2022, and now the developer has sort-of rescued the original Stadia exclusive Gunsport with it.

The longest beard wins in wizard brawler MageQuit

By Liam Dawe,
In the mood for a simpler action game to play with friends in local or online multiplayer? MageQuit isn't a new game, but I did miss that it added full Native Linux and Steam Deck support.

Building a Retro Linux Gaming Computer - Part 21: Fluffy Bunnies

By Hamish,
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.

Cute physics-based tank battler 'Toy Tanks' adds Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Love the style of this one, Toy Tanks is a physics-based tank battler with a campaign mode and player versus player combat.

Wave Break from Funktronic Labs gets a major update and Native Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Wave Break, originally a timed-exclusive for Stadia that released on Steam in June 2021 just had a big upgrade, which also included a new Native Linux version.

Duck Game gets a patch for Proton, now works on Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
Duck Game, an action platformer from Landon Podbielski and Adult Swim Games has been updated to enable it to work properly with the current version of Proton 7 and gets it working on Steam Deck.

Silly physics co-op platformer Super Bunny Man might be worth a look

By Liam Dawe,
I had honestly never heard of Super Bunny Man until a reader emailed it in but it seems quite popular, one of those games to have a proper laugh with a friend as you fail together.

Friendship Games Week is live on Steam showing off local multiplayer games

By Liam Dawe,
Want to build up a bigger collection of games to play with friends or a partner? Check out the Friendship Games Week that's live now on Steam.

Free top-down action game Steelbreakers gets a bunch of new maps

By Liam Dawe,
Love local multiplayer action games? Do check out Steelbreakers, a free 2D top-down multiplayer arena fighter.

Wobbly party game A Gummy's Life gets cross-play, new maps and more

By Liam Dawe,
A Gummy's Life might not be as well known as say Gang Beasts but it's a great wobbly-physics party game that really is a lot of fun to play and it just got a lot bigger.

Ultimate Chicken Horse, one of the funniest party platformers gets fresh content

By Liam Dawe,
Ultimate Chicken Horse from developer Clever Endeavour Games just had another free content pack upgrade so perhaps it's time to mess with your friends again.

Classic Zelda-styled multiplayer brawler Steelbreakers is out now and free

By Liam Dawe,
Out for your next local multiplayer experience? Steelbreakers takes the style of classic Zelda games and turns it into an arena-styled brawler with different maps and modes.

Clever and challenging puzzle-fighter Aloof is out now, we have a few keys to give away

By Liam Dawe,
Inspired in parts by the likes of Puyo Puyo Tetris, Aloof is a wonderfully designed puzzle-fighter with enough differences and a wonderful atmosphere that make it worth picking up.

Try the demo of Dashing Dodgems, a frantic and hilarious bumper cars party game

By Liam Dawe,
Up for some hilarious multiplayer fun? Dashing Dodgems is an upcoming party game all about driving around in bumper cars while trying to smash your opponents off the map.

Puzzle-battler Aloof is launching on March 25 and it looks fab, do try the demo

By Liam Dawe,
A puzzle-battler? Think like Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo and Puyo Puyo Tetris but with a new and fresh spin and that's what you're going to get with Aloof on March 25.
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