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A look at ‘Solaroids: Prologue’, an evolution of the classic Asteroids

By Liam Dawe,
Solaroids: Prologue has the same basic gameplay as the classic Asteroids with a focus on surviving as long as you can, while you face new threats as the game gets longer.

GOG adds a bunch of NEO GEO classics, some have Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
GOG have just added 15 NEO GEO classic titles and some of them have Linux support, here's a run-down for you.

Some thoughts on The Original Strife: Veteran Edition

By Hamish,
Strife: Quest for the Sigil was both a critical and commercial disappointment for Rogue Entertainment in 1996, and the source code to the game was mislaid by its developers. Years later work begin on reverse engineering Strife using the released Doom code. Night Dive Studios would later use this community project to craft The Original Strife: Veteran Edition.

GOG is having another weekly retro sale with eleven Linux supported titles

By -Daniel-Palacio-,
Three weeks after the previous retro Weekly Sale, GOG is celebrating another one with Linux supported games from the late 80's and 90's (mostly). Some of them are titles which are totally unmissable.

Hyper Sentinel, a throwback to old-school arcade action is seeking funding on Kickstarter

By Liam Dawe,
The developers of 'Hyper Sentinel' have confirmed on Twitter that their retro throwback will support Linux and at my request they now list it on their Kickstarter too.

Alwa's Awakening is a pretty decent NES-inspired adventure game with a very retro feel

By Liam Dawe,
In Alwa's Awakening you are a stranger who has been summoned to help rid Alwa of evil! A very retro throwback at the NES era and it pulls it off pretty well.

Gunmetal Arcadia released with same-day Linux support

This action-adventure platformer Gunmetal Arcadia, with smooth retro-styled art, was released earlier in the week.

GOG is having a weekly retro sale with six titles from the late 80's and 90's with Linux support

By -Daniel-Palacio-,
In its current Weekly Sale, GOG is featuring a couple of games with Linux support from the late 80's and 90's. You have until Monday to buy them.

Lost Eden, the 1995 adventure game released on GOG with Linux support thanks to DOSBox

By Liam Dawe,
Lost Eden, a classic from 1995 has been released on GOG and it has Linux support right away thanks to DOSBox.

Ignition, another classic game re-released on GOG with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Thanks to GOG and DOSBox, Linux gamers can enjoy the classic crazy racing game Ignition, which originally released in 1997.

Avenger Bird, retro inspired side-scroller is now available on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Avenger Bird, a pretty nice looking retro inspired side-scroller is now available on Steam with Linux support.

Pizza Tycoon, another classic from my childhood is now available on GOG with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
I am a Pizza addict and now I think I finally realize why. I played a lot of Pizza Tycoon when I was younger and I think it had an effect on me. It's now available on GOG with Linux support.

Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade and Stunt Island are now available for Linux on GOG

By Liam Dawe,
GOG have put up two more classic games with Linux support today with Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade and Stunt Island.

Super Rad Raygun, a love-letter to the Game Boy era of gaming, some thoughts

By Liam Dawe,
The developer of Super Rad Raygun sent in a key for me to check out their retro-inspired action platformer.

Alwa's Awakening, a game inspired by old NES classics needs Linux testers

By Liam Dawe,
The developers of Alwa's Awakening contacted me to let you all know that they are going to need help testing the Linux version of their game.

Explosive top down shooter 'Kick Ass Commandos' leaves Early Access on Steam, demo available

By -Daniel-Palacio-,
The game finally has its finished version available on Steam since November 17th. If you count all the reviews from Steam users so far, it has collected 187 positive ones against 6 negatives only. There is also a demo available.

Gunmetal Arcadia Zero, a slick retro action platformer is now out for Linux on Steam

By Liam Dawe,
Gunmetal Arcadia Zero from J. Kyle Pittman (Super Win the Game) and Minor Key Games (Slayer Shock) is now available on Steam for Linux.

'Super Rad Raygun' might be the retro action game you need, now on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
'Super Rad Raygun' is a very retro looking action game with a visual style much like on the original gameboy. With it's sweet monochrome graphics, it's a blast from the past with a modern take.

Wine allowed me to re-live a gaming experience I had from when I was a child on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Wine is a rather heated topic at the best of times, but I think we can all agree what the Wine developers have been able to achieve is nothing short of extraordinary. Wine enabled me to re-live an experience I had with a game as a child, and I felt the need to share it.

Classic platformer 'Titus the Fox: To Marrakech and Back' now has a Linux version on GOG

By Liam Dawe,
'Titus the Fox: To Marrakech and Back', a platformer from 1992 that was originally released for the Amiga, but now it has a Linux version on GOG.
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