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Blasphemous is a promising looking dark and brutal non-linear platformer

By liamdawe, 25 May 2017 at 11:26 am UTC (2 Comments)
Blasphemous, a dark and brutal non-linear platformer is currently on Kickstarter and it looks pretty good. It's already funded too and it's heading to Linux.

Salt and Sanctury, an in-depth review

By scaine, 24 May 2017 at 10:44 am UTC (16 Comments)
After nearly a year of being available on Linux through porter Ethan Lee's efforts, an in-depth review of this incredible 2D action RPG.

Rise & Shine, a fantastic looking platformer combining action and puzzles has officially released for Linux

By liamdawe, 16 May 2017 at 8:21 pm UTC (5 Comments)
I know a few of you were waiting on this, the beautiful Rise & Shine is now officially available on Linux as of today.

A Story About My Uncle officially released for Linux

By musojon74, 14 May 2017 at 5:16 pm UTC (9 Comments)
Gone North Games have added Linux support to their first person platformer A Story About My Uncle, that was originally released in 2014.

Charlie Murder and The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile have been released with Linux support

By BTRE, 12 May 2017 at 5:04 pm UTC (4 Comments)
Originally console exclusives, this pair of older action titles from the developer of Salt and Sanctuary have been ported by the ever-prolific Ethan Lee. The Linux version has been launched simultaneously with all other platforms on Steam.

Forsaken Castle is a Castlevania-inspired platformer that’s being crowdfunded, has a demo available

By BTRE, 10 May 2017 at 10:59 pm UTC (8 Comments)
With it’s very unsubtle and unambiguous nods and stylistic references to both classic Castlevanias and metrodvanias, this game has tickled my fancy.

Hot Guns, a fast-paced action platformer that reminds me of Broforce

By liamdawe, 8 May 2017 at 11:55 am UTC (2 Comments)
I absolutely adored Broforce after completing it, so I'm really happy that Hot Guns supports Linux as it does remind me of it. The game released recently without much fanfare, which is a shame as it's great.

Be the villain in Nefarious, an action platformer about kidnapping princesses

By liamdawe, 4 May 2017 at 11:18 am UTC (3 Comments)
Want a chance to be the villain? Wish granted! Nefarious, an action platform about kidnapping princesses has a Linux version and it's not bad.

A Story About My Uncle looks like it might finally arrive on Linux soon

By liamdawe, 2 May 2017 at 11:00 am UTC (7 Comments)
A Story About My Uncle showed signs of coming to Linux back in 2015, but never did. Fresh activity on SteamDB shows signs that it might finally be coming.

A look at 'Meganoid', the platformer with roguelike elements from Orangepixel

By liamdawe, 25 April 2017 at 11:24 am UTC (0 Comments)
Orangepixel's latest game 'Meganoid' is a platformer with randomly generated levels. I tried it out and here's some thoughts.

Some thoughts on 'Hollow Knight', an incredibly rich and unexpectedly great game

By liamdawe, 24 April 2017 at 1:10 pm UTC (9 Comments)
I knew Hollow Knight was going to be impressive when going into it, but I didn't realize how impressive it was.

Beautiful action platformer Rise & Shine ready to release on Linux, waiting on the publisher

By liamdawe, 13 April 2017 at 3:15 pm UTC (3 Comments)
The developers of the beautiful action platformer Rise & Shine have posted on Steam to note that the Linux version is ready, it's just waiting on final approval from the publisher.

Better late than never, GOG now has the Linux version of La-Mulana

By liamdawe, 13 April 2017 at 1:45 pm UTC (3 Comments)
La-Mulana, the free roaming exploration platformer has had a Linux version since early last year on Steam, but now GOG have it too.

Yooka-Laylee released with day-1 Linux support, some quick initial thoughts

By liamdawe, 11 April 2017 at 4:50 pm UTC (35 Comments)
Yooka-Laylee, the 3D platformer from Playtonic Games has been released with day-1 Linux support, here's some initial thoughts.

Shovel Knight’s 3.0 patch lands, with plenty of new content

By BTRE, 5 April 2017 at 9:08 pm UTC (1 Comments)
The fun and charming platform inspired by 8-bit era visuals has gotten a shiny new campaign. This isn’t the only major addition and there’s plenty other new content available to enjoy.
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