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spaceBOUND, a brutally challenging puzzle-platformer, set in a zero-gravity environment is on Linux

By liamdawe, 17 August 2017 at 1:48 pm UTC (1 Comments)
spaceBOUND recently released on Steam in Early Access, but it needs a wee bit of work before we can see what we think. Shame, because it sounds like it's quite interesting.

Fighting for survival in ‘Sundered’, some thoughts

By liamdawe, 8 August 2017 at 12:31 pm UTC (5 Comments)
Here we take a look at ‘Sundered’, the hand­-drawn mixture of exploration, savage combat and death, lots of death.

Hollow Knight adds free content alongside update

By BTRE, 3 August 2017 at 6:53 pm UTC (4 Comments)
The beautiful hand-drawn platformer has gotten a rather sizable update today. Those intrepid explorers intent on discovering the secrets of Hallownest can look forward to new challenges and encounters.

A few thoughts on The Heart of the Earth, a challenging platformer

By BTRE, 3 August 2017 at 6:06 pm UTC (1 Comments)
This puzzle-platformer challenges players with rotating levels full of hazards. I gave the game a spin and have a few thoughts to share.

Better late than never, GOG now has the Linux version of Dust: An Elysian Tail

By liamdawe, 3 August 2017 at 12:11 pm UTC (18 Comments)
Dust: An Elysian Tail released for Linux a few years ago and now GOG finally have the Linux version available too.

Slime-san: Blackbird's Kraken is a huge free update & standalone is now available

By liamdawe, 26 July 2017 at 2:14 pm UTC (0 Comments)
Slime-san is a damn good platformer and now it's gained a huge free update with Slime-san: Blackbird's Kraken, which is also available as a standalone game.

GunHero, a new action platformer styled like Broforce released with Linux support

By liamdawe, 24 July 2017 at 12:14 pm UTC (12 Comments)
Today I took a look at GunHero, an action platformer with a visual style very similar to Broforce. As a huge Broforce fan I was eager to give it a run!

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap released for Linux, tools included to mod the game too

By liamdawe, 18 July 2017 at 1:53 pm UTC (18 Comments)
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap a remake of Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap is now officially out for Linux.

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap will release for Linux on July 18th

By liamdawe, 12 July 2017 at 12:53 pm UTC (5 Comments)
I wrote an article recently about Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap and that Ethan Lee was working on porting it, turns out it will release this month!

Slime-san, the excellent platformer is to get a huge free update this month

By liamdawe, 7 July 2017 at 9:00 am UTC (0 Comments)
I was extremely impressed with Slime-san when I took a look and it's about to get a huge free content update, in the form of a free DLC.

Move or Die could quite easily be my new favourite game, it's absolutely nuts

By liamdawe, 5 July 2017 at 3:17 pm UTC (7 Comments)
Move or Die was sent over by Samsai during the first part of the birthday livestream today (GamingOnLinux is 8 today!) and it's quite an incredible game.

A big Yooka-Laylee patch helps some of the annoyances I had

By liamdawe, 28 June 2017 at 8:47 am UTC (7 Comments)
Yooka-Laylee has been patched and it's actually a pretty decent patch. It sounds like they've really listened to feedback.

A look at 'World of One', the creepy world-travelling puzzle platformer now on Linux

By liamdawe, 27 June 2017 at 11:06 am UTC (3 Comments)
World of One is a cleverly designed and rather creepy puzzle platformer that you should consider taking a look at.

The rhythmic and psychedelic platformer '140' receives a free but important update; it's also currently discounted

By SangreDeReptil, 23 June 2017 at 9:09 am UTC (6 Comments)
According to an official announcement, to celebrate the release of the game soundtrack the developers are adding a whole new level along with Trading Cards on Steam and several bug fixes and performance improvements.

Scrap Garden, a pretty simple and beautiful platformer about a lonely robot

By liamdawe, 20 June 2017 at 1:22 pm UTC (2 Comments)
Here's one from my inbox, Scrap Garden, a platformer about a lonely robot who appears to be the last remaining bot after some kind of event left the world in a post-apocalyptic state.
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