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Unique competitive platformer 'Jumpala' adds new stages and it's a huge amount of fun

By Liam Dawe,
Jumpala is a very unique competitive platform covered here on GOL recently and I've fallen a little in love with the idea. It's challenging and a lot of fun to play with others.

Primal Light is an action-platformer that has some seriously good art - releasing on July 9

By Liam Dawe,
Primal Light, built with the free and open source Godot Engine, is an action-platformer with pixel artwork that looks divine like some of the classics on Amiga and it's releasing on July 9.

Ridiculously fun party-platformer 'Ultimate Chicken Horse' has a big update and sale on now

By Liam Dawe,
Ultimate Chicken Horse, an amusing name and a very funny game to play with others locally and online. A big update and sale just went live for this party-platformer where you build the level as you play.

Lazr, the cyberpunk platformer with a love of cloth physics sim has a massive demo update

By Liam Dawe,
Lazr is a cyberpunk platform that's quickly shaping up to be like nothing else, where parts of the level and enemies are made from simulated cloth and a massive demo update is out.

Jumpala could be the next generation of competitive platformers and it's fun already

By Liam Dawe,
Indie developers never cease to amaze me on what they can do with simple settings and Jumpala is another surprise that I've been enjoying.

Dandara gets a big free update with the Trials of Fear Edition

By Liam Dawe,
Dandara was quite a surprise, a metroidvania platformer with a gravity-defying movement mechanic that entirely changed you how play and it just got a big update with the Trials of Fear Edition.

Lair of the Clockwork God blends an adventure game with a platformer - now out on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
After a brief Beta test, Lair of the Clockwork God which blends gameplay between a point and click adventure with a platform from Size Five Games is now officially available on Linux.

Lair of the Clockwork God gains an unofficial Linux build for testing

By Liam Dawe,
Size Five Games (The Swindle, Ben There, Dan That!) recently released Lair of the Clockwork God, a very good looking mix of a point and click adventure with a platformer and they've got a Linux build up.

With clever cloth simulation the cyberpunk platformer 'Lazr' is funded

By Liam Dawe,
With a campaign that had quite a dicey ending, Lazr, an action platformer with some really fun use of cloth physics/simulation has now been funded on Kickstarter.

Children are indestructible weapons in 'Dad Quest' - Linux Beta out now

By Liam Dawe,
Possibly one of the quirkiest platformers I've ever come across, Dad Quest is now officially in Beta for Linux on Steam.

Skul: The Hero Slayer has you swap your skull to gain new powers - now in Early Access

By Liam Dawe,
Skul: The Hero Slayer is an action-packed rogue-lite platformer, where you play as the anti-hero Skul who sets off on a quest to single-handedly take on the Imperial Army and rescue his demon King from captivity.

Get ready to eat your enemies in Bite the Bullet - releasing on March 27

By Liam Dawe,
We have it confirmed now that the crazy action-platformer RPG 'Bite the Bullet' where you quite literally eat your enemies is releasing in March.

Mixing 2D and 3D gameplay together - the platformer Neko Ghost, Jump! has a demo up

By Liam Dawe,
Platformers have come a very long way since the days of the Amiga and the Sega Mega Drive and while I still love them, I'm always keen to see how developers can tweak the basic idea. Neko Ghost, Jump! seems like it hits the sweet spot for this.

Something Ate My Alien combines digging, puzzle solving and a little platforming - out in April

By Liam Dawe,
Rokabium Games recently announced that Something Ate My Alien will be releasing this April, with Linux support.

Retro-styled colourful non-linear adventure platformer Alwa's Legacy now has a Steam page

By Liam Dawe,
After a successful crowdfunding campaign in December last year, Elden Pixels explain that progress is going well on their very colourful non-linear adventure platformer Alwa's Legacy.
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