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Craft slick chiptune music for games or fun as FamiStudio adds Linux builds

By Liam Dawe,
FamiStudio, a pretty fun looking program designed for people making chiptune music and NES homebrewers recently had a big new release and it came with their first Linux build.

Dodge everything possible with slick tunes in HyperCore, a musical rhythm bullet-hell

By Liam Dawe,
Need something to truly get your bloody pumping? HyperCore mixes together a bullet-hell with a musical rhythm game in the style of a retro space shooter.

Clever and quirky musical platformer 'Songs for a Hero - A Lenda do Herói' gets an English version

By Liam Dawe,
Songs for a Hero - A Lenda do Herói has been around for a few years now, and it ended up quite popular for a good reason. It's a platformer with a clever musical twist but until now it wasn't available in English.

Project Heartbeat is a brand new community-driven rhythm game out in Early Access

By Liam Dawe,
With fast beats and quick finger work needed to hit all the notes, the community-driven rhythm game 'Project Heartbeat' is now available with Linux support in Early Access.

Unbeatable is a rhythm-adventure about siblings, creative blocks, and rocking out coming to Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Unbeatable from developer D-Cell Games is an upcoming rhythm-adventure where music summons dangerous monsters and it looks really quite sweet.

Popular free rhythm game 'osu!' now provides a Linux build with releases

By Liam Dawe,
osu!, going under the current development name of osu!lazer is a very popular free rhythm game and they're now doing official builds for Linux gamers.

Project Heartbeat is an upcoming sweet community-driven rhythm game developed on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Stretch your fingers and get ready for a workout, as a new rhythm game is in town named Project Heartbeat.

The Steam Soundtrack Sale is now live to celebrate the new dedicated Soundtrack feature

By Liam Dawe,
What was originally supposed to launch last month, the Steam Soundtrack Sale is now live as Valve celebrate the new feature of the Steam store and client dedicated to Soundtracks.

Steam getting expanded support for Soundtracks with a Sale Event on January 20

By Liam Dawe,
Valve have announced that they're going to be giving Soundtracks their own special section on Steam instead of them being a generic DLC listing.

First-person adventure game 'The Norwood Suite' should get a Linux build on Steam in future

By Liam Dawe,
I spoke to the developer of the first-person adventure game The Norwood Suite about their plans for Linux.

Clone Hero is a Guitar Hero clone built with Unity that has a Linux version, it's free too

By Liam Dawe,
For those who love their music, you might want to take a look at Clone Hero (they're working on a better name) which aims to be a cross-platform clone of Guitar Hero.

Some thoughts on 'ERSATZ', the speed focused hardcore action-platformer with a musical twist

By Liam Dawe,
Last month, ERSATZ, the speed focused hardcore action-platformer with a musical twist added Linux support and since I love a good beat I gave it a go. Here's some thoughts.

For a few more days, you can get both 'Frederic' rhythm games for a massive 90% discount, demos available

By Sunburst,
There is a huge 90% discount for a double package featuring both 'Frederic' rhythm games until September 26th. Right now, if you buy the games separately, they would cost you USD 10.98 in total, but with this deal you'll only pay USD 0.89 for both.

Auto-Staccato looks like a great new take on rhythm games

By Liam Dawe,
Auto-Staccato is a new action rhythm game coming to Linux and it's trying to get on Steam. Think of Audiosurf with swords and magics, it looks amusing.

Wailing Heights, a body-hopping, musical adventure game is now available on Linux & SteamOS

By Liam Dawe,
Doing my usual perusing through changelogs, game updates and so on I come across new ports. This time Wailing Heights caught my interest. A body-hopping, musical adventure game, set in a horrific hamlet of monsters.