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Bzzzt is a gorgeous looking jump-dash-run retro platformer out now

By Liam Dawe,
Inspired by the 80s tech revolution, this beautiful pixel-art precision platformer transports you back in time with a brand new adventure, paying homage to the popular and much loved gaming designs of the past and it's out now with Native Linux support.

Anima Flux is an upcoming co-op metroidvania with slick cut-scenes and a demo up

By Liam Dawe,
Want to check out another upcoming game? Anima Flux (previously called Lost in Sky: Violent Seed) looks rather awesome if you love action-platformer metroidvania styled games and it has local co-op too.

Goober Dash is a chaotic 32-player Race Royale

By Liam Dawe,
From the creators of the rather great Rocket Bot Royale, Winterpixel Games Inc. just announced Goober Dash, a racing royale game of pure chaos.

Humble Bundle has a stack of great platformers in this new bundle

By Liam Dawe,
Love your sweet platformers? Humble has launched the Adventures in the 2nd Dimension: Positively Playful Platformers Bundle and it looks like a good one.

Mosa Lina is pure physics puzzle-platforming chaos

By Liam Dawe,
Well this is certainly an unexpected pleasure to appear. Mosa Lina is pure physics puzzle-platforming chaos and it's out now along with Native Linux support and works great on Steam Deck.

Run and gun action game Schizollama now up on Kickstarter with a demo

By Liam Dawe,
Schizollama is the next game coming from Nicola Piovesan / Chaosmonger Studio after ENCODYA, Clunky Hero, Three Minutes To Eight, and Soul Tolerance. It's a crazy run and gun action game inspired by games like Broforce and Metal Slug.

Metroidvania action-platformer Timespinner 2: Unwoven Dream announced

By Liam Dawe,
Lunar Ray Games are making a sequel to their positively reviewed Timespinner from 2018, with Timespinner 2: Unwoven Dream now on the way and it looks great.

2.5D puzzle platformer Seedlings has some great photography-based visuals

By Liam Dawe,
Seedlings really is a visual treat, and quite a fun puzzle-platformer too that released on 22nd September from Bardsley Creative. If you're after something a little unusual, this is it.

Even the Ocean from Analgesic Productions has a source code release

By Liam Dawe,
Even the Ocean from Melos Han-Tani, Marina Kittaka and Analgesic Productions recently had the source code released.

Get 3D platformer Crumble free from Fanatical for a limited time

By Pengling,
Fanatical is currently giving away free Steam keys for the physics-based 3D platformer, Crumble, until September 20th.

Schizollama from Chaosmonger Studio is a blazing-fast run and gun game

By Liam Dawe,
Chaosmonger Studio sure are busy. After releasing ENCODYA and Clunky Hero, then announcing Soul Tolerance and Three Minutes To Eight they've now announced a fifth game. It's called Schizollama and it looks ridiculous.

Marble It Up! gets Linux support and now Steam Deck Verified

By Liam Dawe,
Marble It Up! Ultra is a new free overhaul of Marble It Up! that comes with Native Linux support, and it's also now Steam Deck Verified. The upgrade is also free for existing owners.

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart update includes a fix for Linux gamers

By Liam Dawe,
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart released back in late July and Insomniac Games / Nixxes Software have released another patch for it, which includes a fix for Linux gamers.

Latest trailer for Crowsworn has me desperately wanting this Hollow Knight-like

By Liam Dawe,
Crowsworn looks like it's coming along nicely and fans of Hollow Knight will want to keep a close eye on it. Celebrating two years since their Kickstarter, they have a new trailer up.

Broforce Forever has launched with new characters, enemies and more

By Liam Dawe,
Broforce Forever is now available as a big free upgrade for all owners, here's a little look over what's new for my favourite action-platformer.

Broforce FOREVER arrives for the legendary action platformer on August 8th

By Liam Dawe,
Probably my absolutely favourite action platformer for the over time action and hilarious characters, Broforce is set for the Broforce FOREVER update on August 8th.

Mr. Run and Jump from Atari and Graphite Lab is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Originally created for the Atari 2600 back in 2021 (yes, really), Mr. Run and Jump has been recreated properly for modern systems from Atari and Graphite Lab.

Keep an eye on Parkour Legends inspired by Olli Olli, Super Meat Boy and Celeste

By Liam Dawe,
Love fast-paced challenges? Enter Grip are working on Parkour Legends, a fast-paced side-scrolling parkour platformer and it looks like a lot of fun.

Gravity Circuit released paying tribute to classic platformers like Mega Man

By Pengling,
Gravity Circuit, a side-scrolling platformer that turns the action up to 11 and builds upon the legacy of popular console titles from the 1980s and 1990s has been released, and it has a native Linux version.

Cinematic 2D puzzle-platformer Full Void is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Set in a dystopian future, Full Void from OutOfTheBit Ltd is out now with Native Linux support. It's a cinematic 2D puzzle-platformer telling the story of a young teenager alone in a hostile world controlled by a rogue AI. Fight your way through puzzles and obstacles to uncover the story that surrounds this broken, run down society, where only children are still free. But for how long?
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