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Minecon and Minecraft 1.0 official out today!

By liamdawe, 18 November 2011 at 1:47 pm UTC (0 Comments)
Well it has been a long time coming since the last update but the huge smash hit indie game Minecraft will today have it's biggest update yet. Released along side Minecon the Minecraft Convention. The game still has the 25% off deal today which will most likely stop really soon so get it while it's cheap! Our own Minecraft server will be reset as soon as our host has 1...

Desura client is out for all!

By liamdawe, 17 November 2011 at 8:14 pm UTC (4 Comments)
The [url=http://www.desura.com/]Desura[/url] Linux client for purchasing and downloading games is now out! Go get it and support Linux gaming! With a 65 game strong library it is pretty huge for Linux, some are free but most are commercial games for your pleasure...

Announcing Hostile Takeover

By liamdawe, 16 November 2011 at 8:33 pm UTC (0 Comments)
A new game currently in development recently appeared on my radar named [url=http://laserbrainstudios.com/]Hostile Takeover[/url]. The game itself plays a bit like Syndicate while taking certain ideas from the older X-Com games. [QUOTE] Presented in a third-person isometric perspective, [I]Hostile Takeover[/I] will be a throwback to classics like [I]Fallout[/I], [I]X-COM[/I] and [I]Syndicate[/I]...

Achron out on Desura, lower price and free copy!

By liamdawe, 15 November 2011 at 8:57 pm UTC (3 Comments)
[url=http://www.achrongame.com/site/]Achron[/url] is a title I have very briefly covered before, mainly because It was a little radical and I didn't really get it. It is a time travelling RTS (real time strategy - do I really need to tell people what an RTS is...

Featured on OSNews.com!

By liamdawe, 15 November 2011 at 8:49 pm UTC (2 Comments)
Just a quick hello to anyone visiting from [url=http://www.osnews.com]osnews.com[/url] who put up an article from JoshB after I had an email chat with him about the current state of gaming on Linux. Myself and our little website here was featured in an article! It's a good article, [url=http://www...

Nvidia Optimus with Ironhide

By liamdawe, 13 November 2011 at 11:40 am UTC (7 Comments)
So for those of you like me who have a laptop with Nvidia Optimus that want to game on Linux usually you would be quite stuck with Nvidia not supporting Optimus on Linux at all. So you would either be lucky and have a BIOS option to turn off the integrated Intel graphics or like me be unlucky and have no BIOS option and be stuck using the Intel graphics (which in recent years aren't so bad and are starting to actually perform better - but then there's the S3TC issue which is a whole 'nother thing with open source graphics)...

Indie Royale Bundle update!

By liamdawe, 12 November 2011 at 5:47 pm UTC (6 Comments)
While I [url=http://www.gamingonlinux.com/index.php?threads/indie-royale-bundle.631/]reported earlier[/url] on the [url=http://www.indieroyale.com/]Indie Royale Bundle[/url] having a measely 1 Linux Native game in it, since I posted that the man behind Scoregasm has added two more of his games to the bundle which support Linux and Desura! [SIZE=6][B][url=http://www...

0 A.D. Coding Sprint

By liamdawe, 11 November 2011 at 7:27 pm UTC (0 Comments)
So some of you may remember that [url=http://www.wildfiregames.com/0ad/]0 A.D.[/url] is currently running [url=http://pledgie.com/campaigns/16218]another pledgie campaign[/url] to raise money for a coder to do another months work. The [url=http://pledgie...

ETXreaL 0.3.0

By liamdawe, 11 November 2011 at 6:46 pm UTC (0 Comments)
[url=http://www.moddb.com/mods/etxreal]ETXreaL[/url] has just recently [url=http://www.splashdamage.com/forums/showthread.php/31320-ETXreaL-0.3.0]released a new major test version[/url] for you FPS lovers to play with. [QUOTE]ETXreaL is a graphics mod for Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory using the enhanced XreaL id Tech 3 GPL engine...

Desura client may be open sourced

By liamdawe, 10 November 2011 at 8:14 pm UTC (1 Comments)
[url=http://www.desura.com/members/lodle]lodle[/url] writing on the Desura forum has asked for opinions and help in making the Desura client partially [url=http://www.desura.com/groups/desura/forum/thread/open-sourcing-desura]open sourced[/url] (I say partially as it will use some sort of dual licensing as they are a commercial company)...

Indie Royale Bundle

By liamdawe, 10 November 2011 at 7:46 pm UTC (2 Comments)
While not great news for Linux gamers a new [url=http://www.indieroyale.com]Indie Royale Bundle[/url] is out and this time it has 1 game that has a native Linux port and even offers up a Desura key! [youtube]5mGZJhR0kbI[/youtube] So currently at time of writing you can get Scoregasm for dirt cheap (or expensive if you want to donate more) and redeem it on Desura or download it directly...

The Humble Voxatron Debut adds more games!

By liamdawe, 10 November 2011 at 5:46 pm UTC (2 Comments)
[url=http://www.humblebundle.com/]The Humble Voxatron Debut[/url] has added some more games with not much time to spare, with only 4 days left you need to pay more than $5.20 to unlock all the games! [B]Added Games[/B] [I]Gish[/I] [youtube]5WzGQQOIcp8[/youtube] [I][I]Jasper's Journeys[/I][/I] [I][I][youtube]f1cI6tL8Uww[/youtube][/I][/I] [I][I]Zen Puzzle Garden[/I][/I] [youtube]Yl1mZB7jsb0[/youtube] [I][I]Chocolate Castle[/I][/I] [I][I][youtube]mCckVUulaoA[/youtube] [/I][/I]

Minecraft 1.9 + Minecon

By liamdawe, 8 November 2011 at 6:23 pm UTC (2 Comments)
Well it seems like the fanfare around Minecraft has died down a bit so let's get the hype machine rolling! Minecraft 1.9 is to be release along with the Minecraft Convention (Minecon). Since they aren't releasing an actual normally playable release until then the best way to keep up with new features is here [URL]http://www...

We have a G+ page!

By liamdawe, 8 November 2011 at 5:54 pm UTC (2 Comments)
Well folks now that G+ has "Pages" we also now have one up on there! Come visit us at [url]https://plus.google.com/b/104852318604553771493/[/url]

New Game: Project Black Sun

By liamdawe, 6 November 2011 at 9:36 pm UTC (14 Comments)
While doing my usual scouring the net on various gaming websites, games stores and whatever else Linux related i can find, I stumbled across this game [url=http://www.starflowergames.com/]Project Black Sun[/url] (there is no direct link to their game page - the link is on the right)...
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