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Total War: Shogun 2 & Fall of the Samurai released for Linux, port review and thoughts

By Samsai, 23 May 2017 at 1:22 pm UTC (19 Comments)
The Linux ports of Total War: Shogun 2 & Fall of the Samurai have now been shipped by Feral Interactive. Here's a port report and a review based on gameplay of Shogun 2 itself.

Some thoughts on 'World to the West', the standalone followup to Teslagrad

By liamdawe, 22 May 2017 at 11:22 am UTC (5 Comments)
I've had some time to play World to the West, a 3D follow up to Teslagrad where each character has some unique ability.

Cities: Skylines - Mass Transit released, probably the best expansion to the game yet

By liamdawe, 18 May 2017 at 8:01 pm UTC (10 Comments)
Cities: Skylines gets bigger again, as Mass Transit is now out with slick new transport options. I had advance access and have some thoughts to share.

NEXT JUMP: Shmup Tactics, a turn-based tactical shoot 'em up released for Linux recently, some thoughts

By liamdawe, 16 May 2017 at 12:44 pm UTC (3 Comments)
The developer of NEXT JUMP: Shmup Tactics sent in a key for us to take a look, so look I did. It's interesting, as it's a mix of a shoot 'em up with turn-based tactical battles.

I tried Wurm Unlimited and it was a painful experience

By liamdawe, 15 May 2017 at 8:08 am UTC (5 Comments)
Wurm Unlimited is the standalone version of the MMO Wurm Online. It recently had a big update and we were sent keys to check it out.

Hot Guns, a fast-paced action platformer that reminds me of Broforce

By liamdawe, 8 May 2017 at 11:55 am UTC (2 Comments)
I absolutely adored Broforce after completing it, so I'm really happy that Hot Guns supports Linux as it does remind me of it. The game released recently without much fanfare, which is a shame as it's great.

The 'Razer DeathAdder Chroma' is quite possibly the nicest mouse I've ever owned

By liamdawe, 4 May 2017 at 2:36 pm UTC (50 Comments)
After my wireless mouse finally stopped charging anything and the temporary £5 replacement mouse was just terrible, I decided to take a look at the Razer DeathAdder Chroma.

Be the villain in Nefarious, an action platformer about kidnapping princesses

By liamdawe, 4 May 2017 at 11:18 am UTC (3 Comments)
Want a chance to be the villain? Wish granted! Nefarious, an action platform about kidnapping princesses has a Linux version and it's not bad.

Lil Tanks is a well polished and action packed side-scroller available for Linux

By liamdawe, 25 April 2017 at 2:43 pm UTC (2 Comments)
I've been playing Lil Tanks and I think it's a fantastic side-scrolling action game well worth a look.

Some thoughts on 'Hollow Knight', an incredibly rich and unexpectedly great game

By liamdawe, 24 April 2017 at 1:10 pm UTC (9 Comments)
I knew Hollow Knight was going to be impressive when going into it, but I didn't realize how impressive it was.

A look at Codroids, a puzzle game with a focus on simplicity

By BTRE, 23 April 2017 at 5:29 pm UTC (5 Comments)
Moving things around to their proper position is generally the most basic of puzzle mechanics. Codroids embraces that simplicity and offers an assortment of interesting and challenging puzzles for players to solve. I gave the game a play and have some thoughts to share.

A look at Holy Potatoes! We’re in Space?! A crazy space simulation and adventure game

By liamdawe, 18 April 2017 at 9:23 pm UTC (1 Comments)
Another title from the backlog is Holy Potatoes! We’re in Space?! The game is a bit nuts, but I quite like it.

So, I played… Undertale

By Samsai, 15 April 2017 at 4:52 pm UTC (10 Comments)
My last April Fools’ left some people quite disappointed, so how about we do this for reals this time? Get determined because this is my Undertale experience.

Some thoughts on Albion Online with the final Beta

By liamdawe, 14 April 2017 at 8:26 pm UTC (13 Comments)
The final Beta of Albion Online has begun and the new world design along with all the new biomes have landed and it's looking pretty good.

Contraption Maker, a slight oldie but a great Linux game to check out if you like your puzzles

By liamdawe, 14 April 2017 at 2:03 pm UTC (6 Comments)
Contraption Maker came to Linux with the Humble Indie Bundle 14 back in 2015. I was gifted a copy some time ago and finally found some time to play it.
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