You can sign up to get a daily email of our articles, see the Mailing List page!

Hard West, A Weird-Western Strategy Game, Is Coming To Linux

Posted by , | Views: 6,513
If you have fond memories of the setting of Darkwatch, or you've always wished XCOM featured cowboys and demons instead of aliens, consider yourself lucky.

Gambitious Digital Entertainment - whom we've previously seen publish Breach & Clear and Train Fever for Linux - has put "Hard West" by CreativeForge Games and Playway up for pre-purchase on Steam, though I would follow this site's usual recommendations and suggest that you wait for its release before purchasing.

The game was apparently Kickstarted last August and will see release on November the 4th.

For a better look at how this will play, check out the gameplay video below or take a look at IGN's write-up from PAX (featuring the same video).

YouTube Thumbnail
YouTube videos require cookies, you must accept their cookies to view. View cookie preferences.
Accept Cookies & Show   Direct Link
Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
0 Likes
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. We are currently affiliated with GOG, Humble Store and Paradox Interactive. See more information here.
About the author -
I used to be a proud Amiga user, got stranded with Windows for a few years and finally found freedom in Linux in the year 2000. These days I work in development, dabble in music and every few weeks, I go back to trying to make that one game I dream of.
See more from me
The comments on this article are closed.
Keyrock 21 October 2015 at 10:47 am UTC
Looks pretty good. Western/Supernatural X-COM sounds like something right up my alley.
Liam Dawe 21 October 2015 at 11:02 am UTC
I have to admit, I'm pretty damn interested in this. First I've heard of it.
badber 21 October 2015 at 1:38 pm UTC
While it was pretty basic, I enjoyed "Call of Ctulhu: The Wasted Land" on Android. With the supernatural stuff this seems like it might give a somewhat similar feel but obviously looks much better and maybe it has more refined gameplay too.
metro2033fanboy 21 October 2015 at 2:57 pm UTC
Hahhahahahahhaha....

#SteamDayONEftw
Plintslîcho 21 October 2015 at 6:01 pm UTC
I was interested in this game when I first heard about it- for a moment. Then I read about the supernatural stuff.

I really wish someone would make a great Western game like Desperados again.
Apopas 23 October 2015 at 4:34 pm UTC
Even though I'd prefer it without the supernatural stuff, still looks pretty interesting.


Last edited by Apopas at 23 October 2015 at 4:48 pm UTC
ricki42 30 October 2015 at 11:32 pm UTC
Release has been delayed until Nov 18 according to their Steam page.
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on Patreon, Liberapay or Paypal. 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!
Livestreams & Videos
None currently, submit yours here!
See more!
Popular this week
View by Category
Contact
Latest Comments
Latest Forum Posts