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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.

Have you tried 'Life of Pixel'? A very cool love letter to retro gaming

By Liam Dawe,
Life of Pixel is a game that has been on Linux for quite some time, it originally released back in 2014 and I've finally given it a go. You're essentially playing through the graphical history of multiple eras.

Developers listened and now you can play the retro-themed adventure 'Lucius Demake' on Linux

By -Daniel-Palacio-,
Excellent news for those who requested a Linux version for this demake, as the Linux port has been released as requested.

FOX n FORESTS, a very interesting looking 16-Bit style action platformer is on Kickstarter

By Liam Dawe,
FOX n FORESTS, a 16-Bit style action platformer that has adventure and puzzle elements is on Kickstarter, it looks good and promises Linux support, so I asked about the status of the Linux version.

Beat Cop, the retro pixel art adventure game has a new trailer

By Liam Dawe,
Beat Cop is a rather interesting looking 80s inspired pixel art adventure game due out later this year, and it finally has a fresh trailer.

Habitat from Lucasfilm Games, one of the early MMO games is now open source on github

By Liam Dawe,
A little bit of gaming history just got the MIT license treatment. Habitat from Lucasfilm Games is now available under the MIT license on github.

Atari Vault making good on the Linux version promise, taking on closed beta testers

By Liam Dawe,
We have had to wait a little while for this, but it seems Atari Vault for Linux isn't too far away now. The developers are taking on closed beta testers.

Thoughts on Retro-Pixel Castles after some major updates, a godlike village simulator on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
I really liked Retro-Pixel Castles when I played it initially last year, and after trying it again now it has had some major updates I have some more thoughts on it.

Bullshot, a very retro-inspired game is probably the stupidest thing I've played for a while

By Liam Dawe,
Someone emailed in asking me to check out Bullshot, so I did, and It's easily one the stupidest games I've played to date. The graphics really are quite awesome though.

Until I Have You, a story-driven, fast-paced, retro-aesthetic platformer is coming to Linux

By Liam Dawe,
I have it confirmed by the publisher that story-driven, fast-paced, retro-aesthetic platformer 'Until I Have You' will come to Linux after release.

1993 Space Machine, a game originally meant for the Amiga is coming to Linux

By Liam Dawe,
1993 Space Machine a game that was originally supposed to be on Amiga, but never released is out for other platforms. The developer has confirmed it's on its way to Linux.

Atari Vault released for Windows, Linux build coming soon

By Liam Dawe,
Atari Vault launched without the mentioned SteamOS/Linux support, and no mention in their release announcement. I have now managed to get a response for you all.

Atari Vault, a 100 classic game collection heading to SteamOS & Linux

By Liam Dawe,
This is lovely news, Atari Vault a new official collection of 100 classic games is heading to SteamOS & Linux
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