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Get your country to be the first to the moon in Moonshot - The Great Espionage

By Liam Dawe,
Back when the space race was at its peak, the USA and Russia were trying to be first but what about if there was another behind the scenes trying to get the crown?

Help a not-so-average clown find their lost dog in Ayo the Clown

By Liam Dawe,
Ayo the Clown is a new release from developer Cloud M1 where you assume the role of a not-so-average clown who sets off on an adventure to find their lost dog.

A Prologue demo for IRIS: A Colorful Dream shows off the unique world

By Liam Dawe,
IRIS: A Colorful Dream is an upcoming 3D exploration platformer about restoring colour to the world. It looks simply wonderful and you can play a small unique slice of it right now.

CreatorCrate is absolutely insane and it's out on August 11

By Liam Dawe,
Jori Ryan of CreatorCrate Games has announced that CreatorCrate, a platformer that gives you the ability to "3D print" any object you come across is out on August 11 and it seems like quite a laugh is waiting for you.

Survival platformer Residual gets a new demo on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Residual from Orangepixel and publisher Apogee Entertainment is getting close to release and so to pull you in they've put up a new demo with an exclusive planet to explore.

Official Linux support for The Lightbringer is now confirmed

By Liam Dawe,
After putting up a Beta test, developer Rock Square Thunder who are working on The Lightbringer has now confirmed full official Linux support is happening.

Grab your broom as Clunky Hero has a new trailer and a Steam page

By Liam Dawe,
The upcoming metroidvania platformer Clunky Hero from Chaosmonger Studio (ENCODYA) has a brand new trailer to show off all the development, along with a Steam page.

In the platformer-metroidvania Soulchild you're a demon trying to get back home

By Liam Dawe,
It's not easy being a demon it seems, especially when you're somewhat lost and trying to get home. Soulchild follows the story of Silk, who was kicked out of Hell by a new king.

Dark mysterious metroidvania Crowsworn is live on Kickstarter and flew past the goal

By Liam Dawe,
Crowsworn looks pretty damn good and it appears plenty of other people feel the same way, with it only just launching on Kickstarter recently and the goal was completely smashed.

Gorgeous adventure-puzzle game The Lightbringer gets a Linux demo

By Liam Dawe,
Interested to try out a fresh demo? The Lightbringer looks pretty great and the developer seems keen to support Linux with it too and they've put out a demo.

Apogee Entertainment surprise releases Secret Agent HD, a remaster of the 90s classic

By Liam Dawe,
The 1992 classic Secret Agent has been revived with a HD remaster from Apogee Entertainment and Emberheart Games that was surprise announced and released today with Secret Agent HD.

Residual aims to give us a 'new breed' of survival platformer in Q3 2021

By Liam Dawe,
Residual, a "new breed" of survival platformer from OrangePixel and revived publisher Apogee Entertainment is set to release in "Q3 2021" and there's a new trailer.

Kitsune Tails gets another sweet trailer ahead of release next year

By Liam Dawe,
Kitsune Tails, the upcoming collaboration between Kitsune Games (Super Bernie World, MidBoss, Ultra Hat Dimension) and MidBoss (2064: Read Only Memories) has a fresh trailer.

Cyberpunk speedrunning platformer Aeon Drive looks slick and will come to Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Feeling the need for speed? Cyberpunk speedrunning platformer Aeon Drive from 2Awesome Studio looks really smooth and the developer has confirmed Linux support plans.

Frogun is a 'PS1/N64 era styled platformer' where your grappling hook is a Frog

By Liam Dawe,
Giving some high marks for some hilarious originality here overall, Frogun looks delightfully charming as a "PS1/N64 era styled platformer" with a great style.

Astalon: Tears of the Earth is an 8-bit inspired action-adventure that looks magnificent

By Liam Dawe,
After a fresh pixel-art action-adventure? Look no further than Astalon: Tears of the Earth, which just released recently with Linux support from LABS Works and DANGEN Entertainment.

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.

Haiki is a brutal precision-platformer where you play as a severed head

By Liam Dawe,
You got decapitated and now you're on a quest to defeat the slash-happy Baron Nohead, Haiki has a somewhat amusing setup and the platforming is great.

Loved Celeste? You're going to want to play brain-twisting precision platformer Sunblaze

By Liam Dawe,
Celeste was tough, incredible and beautiful but controller-throwing annoying and Sunblaze sits along nicely beside it now as one of my new favourites.

Eagle Island Twist has released as a massive free content upgrade for Eagle Island

By Liam Dawe,
Eagle Island from developer Pixelnicks has expanded and turned into Eagle Island Twist, now featuring a whole new campaign to play through that's very different to the original.
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