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Steam Deck OLED is just pure joy - the definitive Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
The Steam Deck OLED releases officially from Valve today, bringing with it numerous improvements to my favourite Linux-powered gaming handheld and here's my initial thoughts on spending some time with it.

Saelig Review - an engaging and unique experience

By Ricky Black,
Have you ever tried looking for an oddly specific game? Or played a game that’s almost the perfect game, but not quite? I’m sure it has happened to many people over the years. In my case, I’d been looking for something like a mix of Banished, The Sims, Medieval Dynasty, and The Guild.

Steam Deck (LCD), reviewed by a portables enthusiast

By Pengling,
The handheld gaming space has always been one steeped in both nostalgia and potential. Then Valve came along with their first entry in it, and reminded me of exactly why I love it in the first place.

HOT WHEELS UNLEASHED 2 - Turbocharged is good fun with some issues on Steam Deck / Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Milestone sent over a copy of HOT WHEELS UNLEASHED 2 - Turbocharged to the GamingOnLinux Steam Curator and after blasting through various races, here's some thoughts on Steam Deck and desktop Linux compatibility.

My Friendly Neighborhood is a great comedy survival-horror for spooky season

By Liam Dawe,
My Friendly Neighborhood from John Szymanski, Evan Szymanski and publisher DreadXP is probably one of the most unusual survival horror games I've ever played, with a comical setting that's really worth exploring.

Turbo Overkill is a brutal FPS well worth your time

By Liam Dawe,
Turbo Overkill finally released the big 1.0 back in August, and StridePR sent over a key and I had an absolutely blast with it and it works great on Steam Deck and desktop Linux.

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.

Zombie survival in your city – Infection Free Zone

By Etienne Mahler,
What would you do if there were zombies right in your neighborhood? Would you maybe head to the closest supermarket you usually shop at, check out the old police station where your uncle used to work for some guns, or even consider hitting up that pharmacy run by the grumpy lady who always gave you the creeps? Well, that's pretty much the deal with Infection Free Zone.

Heretic's Fork is an unholy blending of deck-building and tower defense

By Liam Dawe,
I think my love for Vampire Survivor like games has ended, and a new relationship has been made with Heretic's Fork because it's simply brilliant.

Toaplan Arcade Shoot 'Em Up Collection Vol.2 definitely delivers

By Liam Dawe,
If you're a fan of retro games and you love your shoot 'em ups, you should check out Toaplan Arcade Shoot 'Em Up Collection Vol.2.

Challenging survival city-builder Landnama is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Landnama from developer Sonderland scratches a very weird itch as it mixes exploration, survival and city-building into one and it's quite a challenge too.

Deceive Inc. quickly became a favourite multiplayer game

By Liam Dawe,
Deceive Inc. from Sweet Bandits Studios and Tripwire Presents released back in March and it recently became Steam Deck Verified. After playing quite a few hours, it quickly became a favourite on desktop Linux and Steam Deck.

Goodbye free time I have discovered Timberborn

By Liam Dawe,
A city-building colony-sim where a bunch of Beavers are building a society long after us pesky humans died off is not a thing I thought I needed but Timberborn is properly great.

Xenonauts 2 is looking good on desktop Linux and Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
The invasion continues. Xenonauts 2 is now in Early Access from Goldhawk Interactive and Hooded Horse and I've taken a look to see how it runs on desktop Linux and Steam Deck.

Lovux is a clever glass-smashing puzzle game out now

By Liam Dawe,
Puzzle game lovers will want to check out Lovux, newly released from developer Mindlabor it's all about smashing glass.

Exoprimal from Capcom tested on Steam Deck and desktop Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Capcom has now released Exoprimal, an online team-based shooter and thanks to Fanatical, I was able to take a look. Plus I have an extra discount on it for you.

Dave the Diver is a big beautiful blue gem

By Liam Dawe,
I’ve been playing through a game called Dave the Diver released on 28 Jun, 2023 from developer MINTROCKET. It seems to have taken Steam by storm with over 36,000 user reviews giving it an overwhelmingly positive rating. After picking up a copy for myself and playing it, I can see why people love it so much.

Aliens: Dark Descent is very real-time XCOM and I love it

By Liam Dawe,
Finally, another Aliens game to sink my teeth into. I've been playing Aliens: Dark Descent and overall I'm pretty damn happy with the experience.

Brotato 1.0 is out now and it's a damn good time

By Liam Dawe,
Brotato is something just a little bit special isn't it? Blobfish have managed to craft something that really stands out in a sea of twin-stick bullet-hell vampire survivor-likes that keep flowing.

Amnesia: The Bunker is stressful horror done the right way

By Liam Dawe,
Amnesia: The Bunker is the latest in a series of horror games from Frictional Games, one that feels a lot like Alien: Isolation with a WW1 theme.
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