Support us on Patreon to keep GamingOnLinux alive. This ensures we have no timed articles and no paywalls. Just good, fresh content! Alternatively, you can donate through PayPal, Liberapay or Buy us a Coffee. You can also buy games using our partner links for GOG and Humble Store.
RSS Category: Retro
Pick categories (CTRL+click for multiple):  

Tristam Island is a Infocom-inspired text adventure available on over 30 platforms

By Liam Dawe,
Okay, now this is quite impressive. Tristam Island is a text adventure designed like old Infocom works and it's playable across more platforms than you might expect.

The classic Driver 2 has a new reverse engineered open source game engine

By Liam Dawe,
Any of our readers remember Driver 2? I remember spending absolutely hours driving around in this classic PlayStation game and now maybe you can relive it or experience it for the first time.

GOG has revived The Dark Heart of Uukrul from 1989

By Liam Dawe,
Originally released for the Apple II in 1989 and later MS-DOS, DRM-free store GOG.com have revived the first-person retro RPG, The Dark Heart of Uukrul, thanks to the power of DOSBox.

Check out Sonic 3 A.I.R., a fan-made remaster now available on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
As someone who grew up with early Sega consoles, the Sonic games were part of my first gaming experiences and you can relive some of it with Sonic 3 A.I.R.

Deal with the infected and rescue survivors in the retro-arcade FPS 'Affliction Rescue'

By Liam Dawe,
Miss the classic arcade first-person shooters? I know I certainly do (although without bleeding money into machines) and Affliction Rescue has a really great feel that you should check out.

Get a piece of gaming history with Crystal Caves HD now supported on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
What looks to be a HD remaster done rather well, the 1991 title Crystal Caves got remaster with Crystal Caves HD back in October and it's now supported on Linux.

Difficult retro platformer Angry Video Game Nerd I & II Deluxe out now

By Liam Dawe,
Leaning heavily into nostalgia and something of a parody, the very difficult platformer series Angry Video Game Nerd has been re-released as a enhanced Angry Video Game Nerd I & II Deluxe.

Awesome 3D emulator for the NES '3dSen PC' adds more iconic game support

By Liam Dawe,
Still can't believe my eyes as I try out games with 3dSen PC, with it converting classic NES games into 3D and it just feels like magic.

Retro 3D indie first-person shooter 'Perilous Warp' has released

By Liam Dawe,
The growing list of retro-fuelled shooters has another entry now with Perilous Warp which has released.

Block-pushing puzzler 'Akurra' gains a Linux demo that needs testing

By Liam Dawe,
Made in the spirit of the classics like Chip's Challenge, Adventure's of Lolo, Sokoban, and Zelda and following a successful Kickstarter the upcoming Akurra has a demo now.

8-bit blood-soaked Horror RPG Sunshine Manor gets a free Prologue and a Kickstarter

By Liam Dawe,
Acting as a prequel to Camp Sunshine, Fossil Games have announced the 8-bit blood-soaked Horror RPG Sunshine Manor.

Atari VCS backers on IndieGoGo might actually get their units soon

By Liam Dawe,
I almost can't believe it. The retro console Atari VCS might actually be shipping soon, as their initial production run sounds like it went well.

With an incredible neon style, Vecter is an infinite racing-shooter that is now on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Vecter from developer Taranasus is a free infinite racing game all about lasting as long as possible and destroying anything in your way. After launching into Early Access in November 2019, it's now officially on Linux too.

Retro tactical RPG where time moves when you do 'Fates of Ort' has a big Hero Mode update

By Liam Dawe,
Time only moves when you move, an idea that has been done before but with Fates of Ort being an RPG, it's a little bit different and really fun.

Brutal Fate is an upcoming FPS from the creator of Brutal Doom (updated)

By Liam Dawe,
Now this is exciting if you like retro-themed first-person shooters, or what people are now calling boomer shooters. Brutal Fate has been announced from the dev of Brutal Doom.
Showing 1 to 15 of 191 entries found.