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Linux versions of classic title The Dame Was Loaded and Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight now on GOG

By liamdawe, 22 April 2018 at 6:49 pm UTC (4 Comments)
GOG have more goodies available for Linux gamers. We have the classic detective adventure title The Dame Was Loaded along with side-scrolling platformer Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight.

3D precision platformer 'Super Lovely Planet' added Linux support recently

By liamdawe, 17 April 2018 at 8:57 am UTC (1 Comments)
For those who just can't get enough 3D platforming, we have another! Super Lovely Planet just recently added Linux support.

Timespinner is an upcoming metroidvania that’s looking great and is fun to play

By BTRE, 7 April 2018 at 1:54 pm UTC (11 Comments)
Following a successful crowdfunding campaign several years ago, this 2d metroidvania has grown and matured as a project. I had a chance to play a closed beta and things look promising.

Mobility is a great precision platformer with an aim to make the genre more accessible

By liamdawe, 3 April 2018 at 1:02 pm UTC (0 Comments)
Do you love your precision platformers but find they're often just too difficult? Mobility aims to make them a little more accessible.

FOX n FORESTS, the retro 2D action platformer has a new gameplay trailer

By liamdawe, 28 March 2018 at 12:58 pm UTC (7 Comments)
If you like the idea of a 2D retro-inspired platformer where you can change the seasons, come check out the latest gameplay video.

Hollow Knight: Lifeblood Update announced, will add a new boss and map markers

By liamdawe, 26 March 2018 at 10:59 am UTC (12 Comments)
Hollow Knight: Lifeblood Update is currently in Beta on Steam (sadly Windows only) and it adds some rather nice stuff to the Metroidvania.

The Little Ball That Could is a rather great marble platformer that's now out on Linux

By liamdawe, 26 March 2018 at 10:17 am UTC (8 Comments)
For those who have fond memories of Marble Madness, you might want to drop what you're doing and check out The Little Ball That Could.

Cendric, a strange blending of an RPG and a platformer is now on Steam, it's also open source

By liamdawe, 15 March 2018 at 12:58 pm UTC (3 Comments)
Cendric, is a game that blends together a top-down 2D RPG view with a side-scrolling platformer as well, it's quite odd and it's now on Steam.

Action platformer 'Bacon Man: An Adventure' is being ported to Linux

By liamdawe, 9 March 2018 at 4:52 pm UTC (3 Comments)
Bacon Man: An Adventure, an action platformer from Skymap Games is currently being ported to Linux. It looks surprisingly good too!

Some thoughts on 'ERSATZ', the speed focused hardcore action-platformer with a musical twist

By liamdawe, 25 February 2018 at 10:28 pm UTC (1 Comments)
Last month, ERSATZ, the speed focused hardcore action-platformer with a musical twist added Linux support and since I love a good beat I gave it a go. Here's some thoughts.

Madcap Castle is a retro-inspired puzzle platformer that’s not for everyone

By BTRE, 23 February 2018 at 11:44 am UTC (2 Comments)
Proudly showing off its Game Boy aesthetics and high level of difficulty, Madcap Castle seeks to fill its own niche. I gave the game a whirl and have a few thoughts to share.

Action-packed platformer with local and online co-op 'Vagante' has left Early Access

By liamdawe, 22 February 2018 at 3:04 pm UTC (4 Comments)
After being in Early Access for quite some time, the action-packed platformer 'Vagante' has now officially left Early Access.

Season-changing action platformer 'FOX n FORESTS' to release this Spring

By liamdawe, 21 February 2018 at 4:04 pm UTC (4 Comments)
FOX n FORESTS is an action platformer with RPG elements that will allow you to change the seasons, it sounds pretty fun and they're now saying it will launch with Linux support this Spring.

The crazy action game 'Bleed 2' now has an Endless Mode

By liamdawe, 16 February 2018 at 12:36 pm UTC (0 Comments)
For those who love non-stop action, but needed more after the the quite short main gameplay in Bleed 2 you can rejoice, as there's a new Endless Mode.

Switch - Or Die Trying, a cute hard-core platformer adds Linux support

By liamdawe, 16 February 2018 at 12:23 pm UTC (1 Comments)
If you like a challenge and love your platformers, you might want to take a look at Switch - Or Die Trying which recently added Linux support.
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