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Uh oh, Gunlocked is like Vampire Survivors in space and just as absorbing

By Liam Dawe,
Have you burned out on Vampire Survivors and want something new? Or perhaps you just prefer spaceships? Gunlocked is here to give you more action.

Building a Retro Linux Gaming Computer - Part 10: For I Have Sinned

By Hamish,
At heart XEvil is a basic deathmatch, but it is the anarchic elements that keep it entertaining. There is no reason XEvil has to die a death, other than its modern obscurity. Another with the talent could revive XEvil and bring all of its features back home again.

Action-packed 'combat-puzzle' roguelite Red Tether is out now

By Liam Dawe,
It's actually called ---Red---Tether--> but that would look a bit odd in the headline. A new release from indie dev Sleeper Games, it's a thoroughly unique looking shoot 'em up with pretty fun looking gameplay.

REVO is a neon-soaked twin-stick bullet-hell dream out now

By Liam Dawe,
With a great soundtrack and action that won't let your attention leave it, REVO is a fresh twin-stick bullet-hell that will make you sweat and it's great.

Frantic pixel-art action-roguelite shoot 'em up Jetboard Joust is out now for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
With a classic retro arcade feeling, the shoot 'em up fuelled by new technology and a roguelite features Jetboard Joust has officially arrived for Linux on Steam.

Fingeance is a fishy shoot 'em up that needs team-play rather than twitch-reflexes

By Liam Dawe,
Free Game Thursday! Now this is great, a shoot 'em up that tries to do away with the traditional twitchy gameplay in favour of something a little more interesting with co-op.

Taisei, a free and open source fan game based on Touhou Project has a new update out

By Liam Dawe,
A little bullet hell / shoot 'em up for your Monday morning wake up call? Taisei, a free and open source fan game based on the Touhou Project has a fresh release.

Jetboard Joust looks frantic and hilarious plus it's coming to Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Jetboard Joust, an arcade-style shoot 'em up blended with the hardcore tactical elements found in a lot of modern roguelikes and it's coming along to Linux in May.

Take on procedurally-generated bosses in Whisker Squadron from the dev of Race The Sun

By Liam Dawe,
Race The Sun was a wonderful little game released back in 2013 and now Flippfly LLC are back with a new more combat-focused game called Whisker Squadron that might scratch your Star Fox itch.

Irena Genesis Metal Fury is an upcoming shoot 'em up for the Sega Mega Drive

By Liam Dawe,
Sega Mega Drive (Sega Genesis)? That's not a piece of Linux gaming hardware last I checked? No but Irena Genesis Metal Fury is a new game coming for the retro console and will provide the rom file for your favourite emulators.

Glitchangels is a fantastic glitchy retro-arcade shooter out now

By Liam Dawe,
Love twin-stick shooters? Need a fresh modern take on retro classics with plenty of upgrades? Glitchangels is pretty much all you need and it's fantastic.

Roguelike shoot 'em up Good Robot is now open source

By Liam Dawe,
Fast-paced roguelike shoot-em-up Good Robot released in 2016 from Pyrodactyl has now had the code opened up under the MIT license.

Fast-paced low-poly 3D rail shooter Ex-Zodiac looks awesome - demo up now

By Liam Dawe,
Do a barrel roll! If you remember that classic, you will probably want to take a look at Ex-Zodiac which is now crowdfunding on Kickstarter with a demo up.

Battle through a hostile alien planet in a massive mech, BE-A Walker is out now

By Liam Dawe,
BE-A Walker from Tequilabyte Studio puts you in the pilot seat of a massive mechanized walker, as you battle through a hostile alien world. Out now with Linux support.

Dezatopia, a unique feeling multi-directional shoot 'em up is out now - it's awesome

By Liam Dawe,
Developer HEY and Japanese publisher Hanaji Games have released Dezatopia, an imaginative and unique feeling multi-directional shoot 'em up with Linux support.

Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo arcade shooter released

By Liam Dawe,
Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo is a long name and this is supposed to be the expanded edition of the 2019 release, giving additional arcade-style shoot 'em up action.

Wave-based shoot 'em up PuPaiPo Space Deluxe released with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
BolHut (You Died but a Necromancer revived you) just released their latest game, a wave-based shoot 'em up PuPaiPo Space Deluxe.

Sky Racket is a brilliant and colourful mix of a shoot 'em up and a block breaker, out now

By Liam Dawe,
Sky Racket combines two styles of gameplay in such a fantastic way, with beautiful bright colours and feel like a classic Sega Mega Drive (Genesis) game. It's out today and it's a huge amount of fun.

The very unique block breaking shoot 'em up Sky Racket has a release date

By Liam Dawe,
Releasing on October 22nd, Sky Racket is a shoot 'em up that's also a bit like Arkanoid/Breakout. A strange mix but it works well!

Physics-based space shoot 'em up Hyper Ultra Astronautics allows up to 16 players for total madness

By Liam Dawe,
FRACTiLE Games just released Hyper Ultra Astronautics, a physics-based local multiplayer space shoot 'em with Linux support. It also includes an open source app to turn your phone into a stylish gamepad.
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