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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.

It's officially game over for Rochard with studio Recoil Games shutting

By Liam Dawe,
Recoil Games appear to have filed for bankruptcy a while ago and sadly a casualty of that is their game Rochard, which has now been removed for sale.

Blasphemous: Strife & Ruin free upgrade out now with a Boss Rush Mode

By Liam Dawe,
Blasphemous has another free expansion out now with Blasphemous: Strife & Ruin, pulling in Miriam from Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night along with more free content.

With some epic 8-bit styled artwork Cyber Shadow is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Cyber Shadow from Aarne "MekaSkull" Hunziker and Yacht Club Games is an epic throwback to the likes of Ninja Gaiden and Shadow Of The Ninja and it's out now with Linux support.

Skul: The Hero Slayer is a delightful repeatable head-swapping action rogue-lite out now

By Liam Dawe,
After being in Early Access since February 2020, SouthPAW Games have now released their head-swapping rogue-lite action platformer Skul: The Hero Slayer.

Jumpala is an intense score-fighting highly competitive action-platformer out now

By Liam Dawe,
Jump across platforms to turn them your colour, use abilities to mess with your opponents and try to keep platforms your colour as they fall off the screen to score - Jumpala is a lot of fun.

Space Otter Charlie looks like a truly charming upcoming Zero-G puzzle platformer

By Liam Dawe,
Space Otter Charlie is a Zero-G platformer puzzler with cute characters and visuals, odd weapons and it looks thoroughly charming. It's due out later in this year.

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.

Kitsune Tails is an upcoming Japanese mythology inspired adventure platformer

By Liam Dawe,
From the developer of MidBoss and Super Bernie World (Kitsune Games) and 2064: Read Only Memories (MidBoss, LLC.) comes Kitsune Tails. An adventure platformer inspired by beloved classics steeped in Japanese mythology.

Hole Punch is an upcoming physics platformer where you cut up the environment

By Liam Dawe,
Using a powerful dash you're not just avoiding people in Hole Punch, you're smashing through the level itself to get around the challenges.

The classic Transformice now has a Linux build up on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Transformice, a classic 'MMO platformer' from Atelier 801 originally released in 2010 that to this day still seems to be quite popular now has a Linux build up on Steam.

Pulse-pounding 2D ninja action in 'Cyber Shadow' releases January 26, 2021

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for some serious action-platforming with an awesome 8-bit inspired style? Cyber Shadow has been confirmed for release on January 26, 2021.

Head-swapping rogue-lite Skul: The Hero Slayer to release January 21, 2021

By Liam Dawe,
SouthPAW Games and NEOWIZ have confirmed that Skul: The Hero Slayer, their head-swapping 2D rogue-lite action game will leaving Early Access on January 21, 2021.

INZANE is an upcoming cinematic side-scroller adventure that looks awesome

By Liam Dawe,
With some pretty impressive visuals at time, the upcoming side-scroller INZANE is one to keep on your watch list or help fund it if it catches your attention like it did mine.

Rogue-lite dungeon crawler Tallowmere 2 is over the top and ridiculously fun

By Liam Dawe,
Tallowmere 2 could easily be a contender for my own personal Early Access GOTY as developer Chris McFarland has managed to craft an absolutely brilliant game here.

Crumble might be the best 3D platformer I've played in ages with swinging physics fun

By Liam Dawe,
Crumble from BRUTE FORCE is a fast-paced 3D physics platformer, one that released with Linux support on December 4 and it's pretty awesome.

#AkiRobots is a clever puzzle-platformer where you control multiple robots simultaneously

By Liam Dawe,
Spread across 100 levels that increasingly test your ability to think about movement for multiple characters, #AkiRobots is an absolutely charming puzzle-platformer out now.

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.
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