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Phoning Home, the story of two robots trying to survive will come to Linux

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Phoning Home [Steam], which sounded a lot like the film WALL-E when I first heard about it will come to Linux.

Your robot actually has similarities to WALL-E, not that it's a bad thing (it looks cool!). Anyway, feast your eyes on this trailer and tell me you're not excited!

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Marko Dieckmann, founder, ION LANDSPhoning Home's enormous open-world is full of surprises and provides players a true sense of adventure. This combination of exploration and survival games will keep gamers on their toes as they embark on a journey like none other.


From the press release I got sent, it seems it will be released on Windows next month, with Linux (and Mac) coming at "at a later date".

I replied to stride pr who sent me the email to me, but I've waited 5 days without a response now so here we are. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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10 comments

Lordpkappa 16 Jan, 2017
Seems a great adventure game with lot of potential.
stan 16 Jan, 2017
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Some nice outdoor graphics, but this trailer doesn’t show much gameplay if at all so no idea how it will play!
tuubi 16 Jan, 2017
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"I'm not excited."

Happy now that you made me lie?
GustyGhost 16 Jan, 2017
The robots may have suckered me into a purchase. As long as it's not a walking simulator.
Liam Dawe 16 Jan, 2017
Quoting: tuubi"I'm not excited."

Happy now that you made me lie?
I love your comments :)
tuubi 16 Jan, 2017
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Quoting: liamdawe
Quoting: tuubi"I'm not excited."

Happy now that you made me lie?
I love your comments :)
Aw shucks. I love your articles too.
Philadelphus 16 Jan, 2017
Ooh, please tell me this has co-operative multi-player! This looks like it'd be fun to play with a friend.
rea987 16 Jan, 2017
Two robots are trying to survive; that sounds like Cave Story. ;-)
bingus 17 Jan, 2017
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I like the sound of it. Good to see something a bit different! Will have to wait and see what it's like.
Cyril 25 Jan, 2017
It looks nice. I hope they will really release the Linux (and Mac) version.
I'm kind of tired of this nowadays.
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