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Little Bug, a really interesting adventure platformer to release this summer with Linux support

By liamdawe, 13 June 2018 at 10:22 am UTC (4 Comments)
Little Bug seems to be one I completely missed, an adventure platformer with some striking art that was funded on Fig and it's coming to Linux this summer.

Some thoughts on A Robot Named Fight, a fleshy metroidvania experience

By BTRE, 3 June 2018 at 8:57 am UTC (15 Comments)
This metroidvania title has you facing off the scourge of biological life to save your robotic utopia. After spending my time blasting everything with a pulse I have a few thoughts to share.

N++ (NPLUSPLUS), a popular fast-paced momentum-based platformer finally adds Linux support

By liamdawe, 1 June 2018 at 11:54 am UTC (6 Comments)
N++ (NPLUSPLUS) is a rather popular fast-paced momentum-based platformer and it is finally available on Linux.

Sci-fi platformer 'Transmogrify' will have you turning aliens into useful objects, built with Godot Engine

By liamdawe, 30 May 2018 at 12:16 pm UTC (2 Comments)
Sci-fi puzzle platformer Transmogrify from Odyssey Entertainment has you turning aliens into useful objects to help solve puzzles. It sounds interesting and it's crowdfunding on Kickstarter right now.

Changeover: Decisions looks like an interesting mix of a platformer, visual novel and horror elements

By liamdawe, 28 May 2018 at 9:56 am UTC (0 Comments)
Changeover: Decisions caught my eye recently as a new release on Steam. It contains elements of a platformer, a visual novel and horror to create a bit of a weird mix.

Rifter, a tough-as-nails acrobatic platformer announced with Linux support and it looks awesome

By liamdawe, 24 May 2018 at 9:15 am UTC (2 Comments)
Rifter is promising some tough-as-nails acrobatic platforming that's utterly drenched in neon and it will come with an intense 80’s synthwave soundtrack.

Season swapping action platformer FOX n FORESTS is now out

By liamdawe, 18 May 2018 at 11:10 am UTC (5 Comments)
FOX n FORESTS is another retro-inspired action platformer, although it does have a slight twist with the season changing mechanic.

Like a tough challenge? Hardcore platformer Super Hyperactive Ninja arrives May 22nd with Linux support

By liamdawe, 17 May 2018 at 9:32 am UTC (0 Comments)
Super Hyperactive Ninja is a hardcore platformer that aims to test the best of you, with guest characters from other indie games.

If you want to see the rhythm-music platformer Runner3 on Linux, they need to see demand for it

By liamdawe, 15 May 2018 at 12:43 pm UTC (29 Comments)
Did you enjoy the previous Runner games or the BIT.TRIP games? Runner3 could come to Linux if the developer sees enough demand.

Broforce, one of the best action platformers ever just got a nice performance patch

By liamdawe, 15 May 2018 at 11:07 am UTC (10 Comments)
Honestly, Broforce is a ridiculously good time for all involved while playing it. It just got a decent performance patch too.

The developer of rogue-lite metroidvania action-platformer 'Dead Cells' is working on the Linux version

By liamdawe, 9 May 2018 at 7:43 pm UTC (10 Comments)
Rogue-lite, metroidvania action-platformer Dead Cells is to leave Early Access likely in August, with a Linux version currently being worked on.

Eat All The Things is the weirdest 3D platformer I've played in a while

By liamdawe, 8 May 2018 at 9:14 am UTC (5 Comments)
Eat All The Things, as the name might suggest is a game where you need to eat everything to progress and it's really weird.

Nova Flow is a speedrunning first-person platformer that's out with Linux support

By liamdawe, 7 May 2018 at 11:15 am UTC (0 Comments)
For those of you who love chasing times, the first-person platformer Nova Flow recently released with full Linux support.

FOX n FORESTS, the action platformer where you change the season to release on May 17th

By liamdawe, 30 April 2018 at 9:36 am UTC (0 Comments)
FOX n FORESTS is a retro-inspired action platformer with RPG elements that allows you to change the seasons, it's now due for release on May 17th.

Urban Pirate developer's next game DASH will support Linux

By buenaventura, 27 April 2018 at 9:11 am UTC (0 Comments)
DASH is a predesigned game but most importantly one which allows you to build one yourself. You take full control of a custom platformer hero and level editor as you create and master your very own 2D platformer world - block by block.
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