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'Lara Croft GO', a turn based puzzle-adventure released day-1 on Linux

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Lara Croft GO [Steam], is a turn based puzzle-adventure spin-off of Tomb Raider and it has arrived with day-1 Linux support.

This was ported over from the mobile game that is essentially the same.

About the game
Lara Croft GO is a turn based puzzle-adventure set in a long-forgotten world. Explore the ruins of an ancient civilization, discover well-kept secrets and face deadly challenges as you uncover the myth of the Queen of Venom.

- Experience lush visuals and a captivating soundtrack
- Fight menacing enemies, overcome dangerous obstacles and escape deadly traps
- Collect ancient relics and unlock new outfits for Lara Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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abelthorne 4 December 2016 at 11:16 am UTC
I just though that it's inexpected to see the GO games ported to PC but I just saw that Hitman GO had already been (with Linux support too). I guess we can expect Deus Ex GO next.
Soltrumman 4 December 2016 at 11:36 am UTC
Played both Lara Croft GO and Deus EX GO on Android and they are great puzzle games and great to have them on Linux! Quite a price hike transitioning from mobile though, from 5€ to 10€...
Ehvis 3 years 4 December 2016 at 11:41 am UTC
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The recommended GTX 970 seems like overkill.
wojtek88 4 December 2016 at 11:57 am UTC
"Go" games were meant to be played on mobile devices. I'm not going to back up Square Enix this time, because this game is not something I personally am interested in - but I know that there are people who will play it and every new game is welcomed on our platform.

In general - I love Square Enix for being on board and the day Rise of Tomb Raider comes to Linux I buy it for full price (and new hardware as well).
Feist 4 December 2016 at 12:57 pm UTC
I felt a little bit bad that I already had Tomb Raider from my windows days, so I couldn't "support the port", so to speak. I bought this instead and hope that it will go a tiny bit of the way towards a port of "Rise" for Linux.
MayeulC 4 December 2016 at 1:31 pm UTC
Turns out I already own the game for Android via HumbleBundle. I am a bit doubtful, is it worth it to play it on PC, or is the experience best enjoyed on a mobile device?

Although I must say that I am unsure I will ever play it on a mobile device.
stan 4 December 2016 at 2:24 pm UTC
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I bought Hitman GO and it’s a decent little puzzle game, but not amazing… Better on a phone indeed. Lara Croft GO looks cool (I like the graphics) but I guess it’s the same kind of gameplay.
Asu 4 December 2016 at 3:26 pm UTC
Yeah, I bought Deus ex go on phone during this sale. These are really mobile games. Beautiful time wasters. Worth every penny.
Anyways, more linux games! Hooray!
Aimela 3 years 4 December 2016 at 4:19 pm UTC
Even if it's a small game, it's still pretty cool that it released with Linux support right away.
melkemind 4 December 2016 at 5:28 pm UTC
I didn't expect the character to be animated. Hitman Go has static board game pieces. Looks interesting.
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