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Hollow Knight gets Vulkan on Linux in the new update out now

By Liam Dawe,
After being in Beta since February, Team Cherry have released a free upgrade to Hollow Knight so it should continue running nicely for years to come.

Lost Ruins is a little quirky but it's an absolutely gorgeous metroidvania and lots of fun

By Liam Dawe,
ALTARI GAMES and DANGEN Entertainment recently released Lost Ruins, an action-platformer metroidvania. A game that's taken me by surprise on how wonderful it is to look at.

Be a dancing tentacle alien who murders bosses and wears their skulls in Zapling Bygone

By Liam Dawe,
Well, that certainly is a headline isn't it. I'll admit that the idea and style of Zapling Bygone pulled me in right away, along with the description of what you'll be doing.

Team Cherry upgrade the excellent Hollow Knight with Vulkan for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Team Cherry have given their excellent action-platformer metroidvania Hollow Knight a bit of an upgrade, which you can test out on Steam in a fresh Beta test.

Dead Cells: Fatal Falls gives us more good excuses for another run

By Liam Dawe,
Dead Cells: Fatal Falls is the latest DLC out now for the supremely stylish mix of action-platforming and metroidvania elements in Dead Cells.

Axiom Verge gets a first ever free update six years later with the Randomizer Mode

By Liam Dawe,
While work continues on the sequel, Axiom Verge has a first ever free content update following the release back in 2015 with a new Randomizer Mode.

Dead Cells: Fatal Falls releases January 26 and gets a new trailer

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for more Dead Cells? I know I am! Motion Twin and Evil Empire have announced the Dead Cells: Fatal Falls expansion will release on January 26.

Monster taming metroidvania Monster Sanctuary looks like it will have a busy 2021

By Liam Dawe,
After releasing in late 2020, the monster battling metroidvania mix in Monster Sanctuary was quite a highlight and it's getting bigger and better this year.

Vomitoreum is an upcoming GZDoom-powered FPS Metroidvania

By Liam Dawe,
Coming from the people behind the GZDoom games Shrine and Lycanthorn, their next project is a full commercial game named Vomitoreum that will be a first-person shooter metroidvania set in a nightmarish world.

Explore, hatch monsters and train in Monster Sanctuary out now

By Liam Dawe,
Monster Sanctuary from Moi Rai Games and Team17 has now left Early Access as a finished game, along with a bunch of extra content in the 1.0 update.

Dead Cells has sold over 3.5 million copies, Fatal Falls DLC announced for early 2021

By Liam Dawe,
Evil Empire and Motion Twin have announced that Dead Cells is getting a brand new DLC in early 2021 and it seems they have a lot more coming to Dead Cells.

The upcoming metroidvania RPG 'Heart Forth, Alicia' is looking gorgeous

By Liam Dawe,
Here's a game I haven't heard of for a few years. Heart Forth, Alicia is an upcoming modern Metroidvania RPG, filled with devious monsters, lethal dungeons, creative puzzles, lively towns & many uncharted wonders.

The modern retro adventure Alwa's Legacy is now available on itch.io

By Liam Dawe,
Do you prefer to buy your games from the indie store itch.io? Good news, another quality game arrived with the platformer adventure Alwa's Legacy.

Creature taming metroidvania Monster Sanctuary launches on December 8

By Liam Dawe,
After a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter back in 2018 and then over a year in Early Access, Monster Sanctuary is now set for a full release.

Girl Genius - Adventures In Castle Heterodyne gets fully funded

By Liam Dawe,
After what seemed like a crowdfunding campaign that might struggle, Girl Genius - Adventures In Castle Heterodyne was comfortably funded passed the initial goal.

Explore a nightmarish world of twisted religion in Blasphemous - now available for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
The Game Kitchen and Team17 have now delivered on their promise of official Linux (and macOS) support for Blasphemous as it's now available.

Blasphemous confirmed to release for Linux on September 21

By Liam Dawe,
The Game Kitchen and Team17 today confirmed that Blasphemous will finally launch official Linux support on Monday, September 21 after the original 2019 release.

Rain Games launch a Kickstarter for Girl Genius - Adventures In Castle Heterodyne

By Liam Dawe,
Based on the multi-award winning Girl Genius comic series, Rain Games (known for Teslagrad, World to the West) have launched their first Kickstarter for Girl Genius - Adventures In Castle Heterodyne.

Story-driven platformer metroidvania Clunky Hero gets new trailer and IndieGoGo campaign

By Liam Dawe,
After a successful crowdfunding campaign, Nicola Piovesan of Estonian team Chaosmonger Studio is now doing an extra funding campaign for Clunky Hero. Plus, there's a new trailer.

Dead Cells gets another big free update and a Demake Soundtrack

By Liam Dawe,
A chiptune/8-bit version of the Dead Cells soundtrack? Absolutely sign me up. Oh, there's also a brand new free content update out now which is nice too.
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