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SOMA, The New Horror From Frictional Games Due In September Day-1 For Linux, New Trailer Too

By Liam Dawe,
The new horror game 'SOMA' from Amnesia developer Frictional Games is due in September, and they confirmed it should be a day-1 Linux release.

GOL Cast: Exploring A Dark, Empty Space Ship In Spirits Of Xanadu

By Samsai,
Some time ago we reported of this game getting released. At first I was a bit skeptical of Spirits of Xanadu but after watching a couple of minutes of gameplay I decided to pick it up. Here are my thoughts of the game now that I've played it through.

Prepare A New Set Of Pants, Outlast Releases For Linux On Tuesday

By Liam Dawe,
Well there goes my Tuesday night. Outlast, one of the scariest games ever made is releasing for Linux on Tuesday the 31st of March!

Solo: Gaze Into Madness, A New First Person Horror Will Support Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Solo: Gaze into Madness is a good looking first person horror that looks really quite good. The developer emailed it in directly, so Linux support is a go.

Decay: The Mare, Psychological Horror Game, Available On Linux

The horror-themed Decay: The Mare arrived recently on Steam, adding to the list of darker games available for Linux.

First Person Horror Adventure 'Albino Lullaby' Should Come To Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Albino Lullaby is a really freaky looking horror adventure that should be coming to Linux, and it's using Unreal Engine 4.

Outlast, That Really Scary Game Looks Like It's Still Heading To Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Good news folks, thanks to a comment on a recent article we were poked about taking a look at the progress of porting Outlast to Linux, and it seems to have a new private Linux build in testing.

The Chzo Mythos And Other Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw Games Updated For Linux

By Hamish,
Several years ago I made a number of standalone Linux binaries for the Chzo Mythos using the then closed source Adventure Game Studio runtime as a base. Now that the source code to AGS has been released, I have updated the builds to use the superior free software engine.

Under That Rain: A New Retro-style Psychological Horror Adventure

By Guest,
Under That Rain is a game about choices, and how these choices can affect even the purest spirit. In “Under that Rain” we are not proposing just an adventure, but an amazing and profound story that wants to investigate the human soul.

Upcoming Horror Adventure Game 'Downfall' Confirmed For Linux

By flesk,
'Downfall' is the remake of the 2009 adventure game by the same name. It's the game preceding 'The Cat Lady' in developer Harvester Games' planned trilogy, is slated for release in Q2 and has now been confirmed for Linux.

Bear With Me - 2D Black & White, Point & Click "Horror" Noire Adventure

By Liam Dawe,
Are you yearning for something a bit different? Bear With Me might be right up your point & click street.

The Dark Descent of Frictional Games: Part Two

By Hamish,
In the second of a two part opinion series, I will offer up my own personal conviction that the Amnesia games do not actually live up to the full potential demonstrated by their predecessors.

Developers Of Dreamfall Chapters To Receive $150,000 Grant For Horror Game

By flesk,
Red Thread Games, who recently released the first book of Dreamfall Chapters, received a grant from the Norwegian Film Institute (NFI) this week to continue work on their upcoming horror folk tale game Draugen.

The Dark Descent of Frictional Games: Part One

By Hamish,
In the first of a two part opinion series, we will explore how the Penumbra games through a process of gradual evolution created a solid design template for later Frictional Games titles to follow.

Neverending Nightmares Released For Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Neverending Nightmares is a black and white psychological horror that looks pretty awesome. It's another game to come out from being crowdfunded, woo!
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