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Lifeless Planet Premier Edition [Steam, Humble Store] has officially released for Linux and it looks to be well worth a purchase.

This newer additions has some improved graphics and new audio tracks, the previous version was not available for Linux.

I just picked up a copy to support the new port from the developer and I'm pleased to say it runs like a dream on the max graphical setting for me. No issues with it so far at all. Here's a little sneak peak of what it's like:
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I'm quite impressed. It's quite a simple game, but the setting really has my interest and I cannot wait to find out what the heck is going on.

The setting is very mysterious and has very much captured my space-nerd interest as I'm sure it will capture yours too.

One to check out for sure.

About the game
While seeking life on a distant planet, an astronaut discovers an abandoned Russian town. He suspects his mission is a hoax until a mysterious young woman saves him from a strange and deadly phenomenon... Lifeless Planet is a third-person action-adventure that features an old-school sci-fi story and spectacular environments in the spirit of classic action-adventures.

- Explore 20 unique and atmospheric environments on a vast and treacherous planet.
- Follow a mysterious young woman as she guides you past dangerous terrain and deadly life-forms.
- Investigate the startling discovery of an abandoned Russian town.
- Experience an exciting and intriguing story through rich graphics and cinematic cut-scenes. Article taken from
Tags: Adventure, Steam
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damarrin 3 February 2017 at 12:56 pm UTC
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Oooh, I saw this a while ago and thought it looked very promising. Nice.
scaine 3 February 2017 at 2:23 pm UTC
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Excellent! Been waiting for news of this since a positive note from the developer back in March last year. Great stuff - will purchase this weekend and give it a whirl.
Xpander 3 February 2017 at 2:38 pm UTC
i have played it about 2 hours or a bit more..its pretty interesting indeed. i got stuck though.. i cant find a way to advance theres nowhere to go or at least i cant figure out...

probably have to check some gameplay videos maybe someone figured out
Philadelphus 3 February 2017 at 7:33 pm UTC
My first thought on starting the video: "Is that the astronaut from Astroneer?"

Otherwise, the setting is intriguing and it looks rather nice.
Beamboom 3 February 2017 at 8:13 pm UTC
It's received less than favourable reviews though. Unfortunately.
bingus 4 February 2017 at 2:16 am UTC
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It's not a bad little game. I'd encourage people to try it out.
Nanobang 4 February 2017 at 2:07 pm UTC
The premise is a classic and has me hooked. If it were a novel, I'd read it. If it were a movie, I'd watch it. As it stands, looks like I'm gonna play it!
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