Support us on Patreon to keep GamingOnLinux alive. This ensures we have no timed articles and no paywalls. Just good, fresh content! Alternatively, you can donate through PayPal, Flattr, Liberapay or Buy us a Coffee. You can also buy games using our partner links for GOG and Humble Store.

Feral Interactive are teasing a new Linux port, time to start guessing

By - | Views: 24,501

If it wasn't enough that Feral Interactive are porting Life is Strange 2, Total War: WARHAMMER II and Total War: THREE KINGDOMS to Linux they're also teasing another new Linux port. They also only asked a few days ago to send port requests to them so they're really quite busy for us lately.

Popping up on their port teaser radar today was this "CRYPTIC OBSCURITY":

It's currently sat in the "Quite Soon" part of their radar, not that it really means all that much as it's very ambiguous but it is always a good bit of fun. I've said before how I hoped they would start announcing things sooner, looks like they're going to do so since they've announced multiple titles only in the last few months and now we're here again.

I honestly can't imagine what Linux gaming would be like without the titles Feral has ported, hope to see this continue for many years to come.

So grab your thinking caps, brew up something tasty and start your guessing.

Article taken from
37 Likes, Who?
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. We are currently affiliated with GOG, Humble Store and Paradox Interactive. See more here.
About the author -
author picture
I am the owner of GamingOnLinux. After discovering Linux back in the days of Mandrake in 2003, I constantly came back to check on the progress of Linux until Ubuntu appeared on the scene and it helped me to really love it. You can reach me easily by emailing GamingOnLinux directly.
See more from me
The comments on this article are closed.
Page: «7/9»
  Go to:

wvstolzing 15 Nov, 2018
The analogy with windoze vs. os/2 might actually work the other way around.

Being perfectly compatible with windoze *applications* made os/2 redundant for its purposes. It's hard to imagine Wine having the same effect, because application development on Linux is typically done using open source, cross-platform toolkits in the first place. No one's going to abandon the GTK or Qt projects because of wine.

As to all the lower level software projects, wine is totally irrelevant to them anyway.

But on the other hand, for so many home users, the main selling point of windoze is that it still owns the high-performance 'triple aiaiaiai' gaming world. Mobile OSs, & webapps, etc., already made a dent in their hegemony in the office software space, so gaming is now an even more significant reason to own a windoze pc. Compatibility of the sort that wine introduces weakens that very reason.

Last edited by wvstolzing on 15 November 2018 at 10:27 pm UTC
fedotix 15 Nov, 2018
Let's Go Crazy ....
I dream about some good FPS !!

Last edited by fedotix on 15 November 2018 at 10:30 pm UTC
silentprocyon 15 Nov, 2018
After a couple people mentioned Petroglyphs of Pusharo, a quick Google image search turned up these...

Compare to Feral image...

From the little bit I've skimmed/learned, there are some explorers (and also pseudoarcheologists) that think the petroglyphs have some connection with the lost city of Paititi, which apparently is a key place in Shadow of the Tomb Raider.

Last edited by silentprocyon on 16 November 2018 at 12:00 am UTC
jens 15 Nov, 2018
View PC info
  • Supporter
Quoting: Guest
Quoting: jensIn my opinion it's the other way around. Linux is loosing some native games in the sort term due to Proton. But in the end Proton may help to substantially increase Linux market share and visibility to reach a point where Linux will be considered earlier in the gaming development process. This may lead to more native games in the end.
Hopefully it goes that way. My pessimism is from actually being around in the OS/2 and DOS era, and watching OS/2 disappear when it basically became redundant once it was DOS/Windows compatible. Developers saw that they could just develop for Windows and not worry about OS/2, as it was compatible. We all know how that one ended.

So I see some dangerous parallels here. But maybe I am just being overly pessimistic. If you're into computers for long enough, you begin to see history repeat itself. Just gives me an uneasy feeling.

Anyway, enough of a distraction from this thread. I hope (and expect) this to be Shadow of the Tomb Raider, which will be a day-1 buy for me. I won't buy the Windows version for exactly the reasons stated above.

Yeah, that's a valid thought. Let's hope the future turns out in favor of Linux.
I remember OS/2 Warp too, I experienced there for the first time that you could do two things at the same time on a computer. In my case creating archives in one window and already copying the first part onto a floppy ;).

Last edited by jens on 15 November 2018 at 10:41 pm UTC
pb 15 Nov, 2018
The big differences between OS/2 and Linux are that OS/2 was closed source, developed by one company and cost money. So of course it was doomed in the long run once Windows started being preinstalled on new computers. Hardly anyone would wipe a preinstalled commercial system to buy and install another commercial system, but for most people it's not a problem to ditch Windows (which they got "for free" anyway) and install Linux, or at least install it alongside Windows "just in case" and then never boot the doze again.

Last edited by pb on 15 November 2018 at 11:08 pm UTC
Comandante Ñoñardo 16 Nov, 2018
Considering that a windows game purchased on the Steam Linux client and played via Proton counts as a Linux sale, I wonder if Feral is getting their cut right now for Life is Strange 2 running on Proton, just because they have the publishing rights for Linux.
robvv 16 Nov, 2018
No more Warhammer please!
Comandante Ñoñardo 16 Nov, 2018
Quoting: robvvNo more Warhammer please!
And If it is Warhammer 40000 Space Marine?
benjamimgois 16 Nov, 2018
Please feral, we love your work ! but no more warhammer and tomb raider games ! give us something fresh
vette454 16 Nov, 2018
It would be awesome to see like overwatch, black ops 4, rainbow six siege or battlefield v become officially supported on Linux. We need a killer shooter with native support that doesn’t require us to have to use windows to play.
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on:

Patreon, Liberapay or PayPal Donation.

We have no adverts, no paywalls, no timed exclusive articles. Just good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

You can find even more ways to support us on this dedicated page any time. If you already are, thank you!