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Kot-in-Action to make a quake style shooter?

By liamdawe, 23 October 2011 at 11:57 am UTC (10 Comments)
The nice folks over at Kot-in-Action emailed me about a Poll they are doing on their company website ([URL]http://www.kot-in-action.com/content/[/URL] - look to the right). It looks to me that they are gathering input for future games, which could be good for all of us since they are the creators of the solid shooter [url=http://www...

Subversion no more?

By Rustybolts, 22 October 2011 at 3:46 pm UTC (9 Comments)
[youtube]ACwT5XyCF2E[/youtube] Introversion the makers of Linux games Darwinia and Defcon have announced that there long time in development game Subversion is suspended announced via their blog [QUOTE] [I]Around June last year, we pushed ourselves as hard as we could and made a playable slice of the game, and demonstrated it publicly at the World Of Love conference in London...

Trine 2 update

By Rustybolts, 19 October 2011 at 4:48 pm UTC (8 Comments)
[youtube]dpWS2llu9hc[/youtube] Frozenbyte have written on their forums recently, when they think Trine 2 and its linux version will be released, they have also mentioned how long they foresee the campaign taking to complete. [QUOTE] [INDENT=1]spencer wrote:[/INDENT] [INDENT=2]fb_joel wrote:We are using the console certification time to focus on PC/Mac usability/technical...

Postal 3, not yet, but maybe in the future

By liamdawe, 18 October 2011 at 8:04 pm UTC (5 Comments)
Well i am sure some of you have seen the Phoronix article about Postal 3. Hint: For gaming news don't trust Phoronix. Thanks to our forum regular Hamish who emailed Running With Scissors they have confirmed that Valves Source Engine does not support Linux but Running With Scissors hopes to find a way in the future to bring Postal 3 to Linux...

Helena the Third - Indievania!

By liamdawe, 18 October 2011 at 6:52 pm UTC (0 Comments)
[IMG]http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv275/ruztybolts/banner.png[/IMG] Well ladies (any out there?) and gents [url=http://www.helenathe3rd.com/]Helena the Third[/url] is now available directly through [url=http://beta.indievania.com/games/helena-3rd]indievania [/url]aswell as the Ubuntu Software Centre for Windows and Linux priced at $4...

Tomes of Mephistopheles

By liamdawe, 16 October 2011 at 11:18 pm UTC (13 Comments)
Alex from Kot-in-Action sent me a video on testing their engine's ability to render large outdoor areas for their new game. [youtube]2GmiQsKYPdw[/youtube] Well it looks pretty good! Can't wait for more info to come out! Here are some screenshots of their dungeons which we will hopefully see in-game:[url=http://www...

Alien Arena 7.52 released!

By liamdawe, 14 October 2011 at 10:27 pm UTC (0 Comments)
The ever more impressive with each incremental release Alien Arena has hit us with a new version. [QUOTE]Alien Arena 2011 version 7.52 has been released today for windows and linux users! The latest version(7.52) of the open sourced, freeware deathmatch shooter features a host of updates, bugfixes, and features, as well as some new and updated content...

Dungeons Of Dredmor now available!

By liamdawe, 14 October 2011 at 9:43 pm UTC (7 Comments)
You lucky lucky people, [url=http://gaslampgames.com/]Gaslamp Games[/url] have released their baby Dungeons of Dredmor for Linux! [youtube]gIKH36J1wQQ[/youtube] You can get it via [url=http://www.desura.com/games/dungeons-of-dredmor]Desura here[/url]...

Steel Storm is on sale on Desura

By liamdawe, 11 October 2011 at 9:27 pm UTC (0 Comments)
Steel Storm the awesomely frantic top down arcade shooter (that i really need to play more of!) is now on sale, so if you haven't yet picked it up...what the hell are you doing reading this? [url=http://www.desura.com/games/steel-storm]Go buy it now - click me...

Blocks that Matter available on Gameolith!

By liamdawe, 11 October 2011 at 6:34 pm UTC (0 Comments)
A neat little indie game called Blocks that Matter can now be found dirt cheap on [url=http://www.gameolith.com/]Gameolith[/url]. For their announcement see here -> [URL]http://www.gameolith.com/news/2011/10/11/blocks-matter-now-available/[/URL] Go directly and get the game here -> [URL]http://www...

Minecraft 1.9 - Here be dragons

By liamdawe, 9 October 2011 at 7:57 pm UTC (0 Comments)
So for all you [url=http://www.minecraft.net]Minecraft[/url] fans the long awaiting 1.9 is nearly upon us and lots of teasers are coming in like this lovely fella: [IMG]http://i.imgur.com/VuUXph.jpg[/IMG] No that's not a mod, it will be in the official release, Dragons!

Scoregasm

By Rustybolts, 7 October 2011 at 5:28 pm UTC (0 Comments)
Charlies Games has released his shmup Scoregasm today. Scoregasm is available on Windows, Mac and Linux priced at a respectable $10 [youtube]UTEYVxLr0os[/youtube] About: [QUOTE]Oh no! The galaxy has been overrun by naughty space baddies and the King of the Earth has tempted you into blowing them to smithereens by promising you some delicious biscuits from his royal selection box...

Breaking news: Keith Poole leaves Desura!

By liamdawe, 7 October 2011 at 3:56 pm UTC (5 Comments)
Today I woke up to some sad news Desura Linux developer Keith Poole leaves company due to conflict of personality and differences of opinion with lead developer Mark Chandler. I have contacted Desura for an official response but no word yet. [B]Update[/B], Scott replied to my email with words of encouragement: [QUOTE] Sure, Keith recently moved and was finding it difficult to dedicate all of his time to Desura, so decided it was best to let Mark (lead developer) take over the reigns of Linux support...

Minecraft beta 1.9 pre release 3!

By liamdawe, 6 October 2011 at 2:54 pm UTC (0 Comments)
Notch and Jeb have released the next pre release (gah!) of Minecraft 1.9! New in this pre release: Simplified potion system Added some new items and enchantment table (wip) Animal babies More info coming up!

Helena the 3rd now available to buy from the Ubuntu Software Centre

By liamdawe, 5 October 2011 at 4:50 pm UTC (8 Comments)
[url=http://www.helenathe3rd.com/]Helena the 3rd[/url] one of my much publicised and favourite indie games is now available on the Ubuntu Software Centre for purchase! Hopefully sometime soon it will be available through Desura and Gameolith for people who like me don't like to be tied to one Distro (even if it is the one I use currently!) [ATTACH]246[/ATTACH][ATTACH]247[/ATTACH] $7...
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