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Free Game Wednesday: take a look at the great twin-stick Cecconoid

By Liam Dawe,
Cecconoid, a fantastic twin-stick shooter with small cramped environments where the screen flicks between each section actually released the source code and now you can play free.

Cyberpunk looter-shooter Danger Scavenger is out now with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Danger Scavenger is a flashy run and gun looter-shooter from developer Star Drifters, it just recently left Early Access and with that came full Linux support.

Rogue Star Rescue is a fun mix of twin-stick bullet-hell and tower defence out now

By Liam Dawe,
Released out of Early Access as a full game on February 4, Rogue Star Rescue blends together a furiously good mix of twin-stick bullet-hell action with tower defence.

Gravity Ace is an excellent take on classic twin-stick cave-flying and it feels awesome

By Liam Dawe,
Cave-flying is a genre that was big a very long time ago, now though not so much but Gravity Ace from John Watson entered Early Access recently and it's absolutely brilliant.

Trailer Trashers is a perfect couch multiplayer twin-stick party game out now

By Liam Dawe,
Trailer Trashers is a twin-stick local multiplayer shooter from Sakari Games that released this week, it's their first Linux game and it turns out it's the perfect amount of ridiculous.

Megacopter: Blades of the Goddess is like a wild sci-fi Desert Strike

By Liam Dawe,
Desert Strike, oh hell yes, that's a game I put tons of hours into on the Sega Mega Drive. Now Pizza Bear Games have taken that same helicopter action and put a wild sci-fi spin on it with Megacopter: Blades of the Goddess.

If you think you know pain you haven't played Devader - check out their new trailer

By Liam Dawe,
Devader is one of my favourites released last year that flew under the radar of most. A twin-stick shooter with action that takes place in a single map, with enemies so varied it will make your head spin.

Police Stories gives you more chances to practice your tactics with custom missions

By Liam Dawe,
Mighty Morgan keep improving their tactical top-down shooter Police Stories, with an update landing last month adding in a Custom Mission mode.

Monolith: Relics of the Past extends the excellent shooter with a ridiculous amount of extra content

By Liam Dawe,
Monolith's twin-stick rogue-lite room to room shooting is practically perfection, it didn't need an expansion but I'm glad Relics of the Past exists so I can sit and play a huge amount more.

Colourful action RPG shooter 'Space Robinson' released for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
After a very promising demo release back in august, the fast-paced action RPG shooter Space Robinson is now available on Linux.

Colourful ghost-busting twin-stick shooter Dead End Job is out now

By Liam Dawe,
Set in a madcap, Ren & Stimpy-esque world, Dead End Job is a crazy twin-stick shooter where you're sucking up ghosts.

Dead End Job, a twin-stick ghost-sucking shooter releases December 13

By Liam Dawe,
Ant Workshop and publisher Headup have announced the madcap mash-up of Ren & Stimpy meets Ghostbusters, Dead End Job, is releasing on December 13.

8-bit inspired, flip-screen, twin-stick-shooter 'Cecconoid' is out with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Triple Eh? Ltd yesterday released Cecconoid, an 8-bit inspired twin-stick shooter with a flip-screen mechanic where you go through a series of rooms and blow everything up.

Some thoughts on Police Stories, the recently released slower tactical top-down shooter

By Liam Dawe,
Released earlier this month, Police Stories attempts to slow down the top-down shooter genre with a more tactical approach and most of the time it works quite well.

Devader, possibly the most insane twin-stick shooter I've ever played is out now

By Liam Dawe,
You think you know bullet-hell? Devader will challenge that thought. Released today with Linux support from developer Falkenbrew, Devader is one twin-stick not to be missed.

The surprisingly good and challenging rogue-lite Gerty is now "Content Complete"

By Liam Dawe,
Gerty from developer Spawn Point OSK was a huge surprise when I initially tried it out in December last year. An absolutely action packed rogue-lite with ruthless aliens and destructible terrain.

Twin-stick exploration shooter Smith and Winston is out now, some thoughts

By Liam Dawe,
Execution Unit have now officially released their fantastically styled exploration shooter Smith and Winston, with great Linux support.

Freakout: Calamity TV Show, an intense top-down shooter that's like a modern Smash TV

By Liam Dawe,
Freakout: Calamity TV Show is one we missed here at GamingOnLinux, an intense top-down shooter that takes a big inspiration from the classic Smash TV.

Get ready to blow everything up in Smith and Winston, releasing on August 27th

By Liam Dawe,
Smith and Winston is a twin-stick shooter made entirely out of really small voxel blocks, it looks awesome and the destruction possible is also pretty amusing.

Incredibly stylish twin-stick shooter Devader is launching next month

By Liam Dawe,
With some really wild enemy designs and action that just don't stop, Devader is a damn fun game and it's releasing officially next month.
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