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Physics-based platformer LAZR has a very impressive new demo out

By Liam Dawe,
Currently in development by Garrick Campsey and being made with the cross-platform MonoGame, LAZR has to be one of the most unique platformers I've seen in some time with some very fun cloth simulation going on and a big new demo is out.

VVVVVV from Terry Cavanagh has the source code opened up to celebrate the 10 year anniversary

By Liam Dawe,
VVVVVV, the clever platformer from Terry Cavanagh where you reverse gravity instead of jumping has now had the source code opened up so you can see the dirty innards.

Primal Light looks like a fantastic action platformer coming to Linux, made in Godot

By Liam Dawe,
With a style that reminds me of a game I played on the Amiga (a name I've long forgotten), Primal Light actually looks really good.

Set in a comic-book world with Metal Slug inspired visuals, Fury Unleashed is coming to Linux

By Liam Dawe,
I do love a good action-heavy platformer and Fury Unleashed from Awesome Games Studio looks pretty intense.

Classic free and open source platform battler 'Teeworlds' has a major new release

By Liam Dawe,
How about a little classic platform battling this holiday season? Teeworlds has a brand new release available.

WarriOrb: Prologue gives an impressive taste of what's to come in this action platformer

By Liam Dawe,
A once mighty demon trapped in an unusual and slightly amusing body, WarriOrb: Prologue gives us a small taste of what's to come in the full game and it's quite impressive.

Action-RPG platform shooter Bite the Bullet is going to have some really crazy weapons

By Liam Dawe,
Mega Cat Studios previously showed how eating enemies in Bite the Bullet would power you up, now they're talking about the varied weapons you get to play with.

Shovel Knight: King of Cards and Shovel Knight Showdown are out, completing the series

By Liam Dawe,
Starting off with a successful crowdfunding campaign back in 2013 has grown into a massive multi-part 8-bit inspired world with Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove now finally finished.

Incredibly clever puzzle-platformer The Pedestrian releasing January 2020 with Linux support

By Liam Dawe,
Skookum Arts have finally given their seriously clever puzzle-platform The Pedestrian a release date, coming to Linux on January 29, 2020.

Some thoughts on Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power

By Hamish,
To say that I began playing Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power with low expectations would be an understatement. Immediately put off by the 3D viewpoint, the game acquired such a poor reputation that Frozenbyte went as far as to publicly apologize to quell a significant fan backlash. Four years on though, how does Trine 3 fare as a game?

The sad case of Trine on Mesa and Linux in 2019

By Hamish,
Lacklustre Linux sales and internal restructuring appear to have taken Frozenbyte out of the Linux market for good, and with even their old games struggling to run well on the Mesa graphics stack, it marks a sad end to a series that once provided so much colour to our platform.

Play as a fusion powered killer android in a tech demo of LAZR, an upcoming Clothformer

By Liam Dawe,
Platformers are out, Clothformers are in. Well, that's what the developer of LAZR wants you to believe with an impressive tech demo release of their in-development title.

Shovel Knight: King of Cards and Shovel Knight Showdown releasing December 10

By Liam Dawe,
After a delay to both, Yacht Club Games have now announced that both Shovel Knight: King of Cards and Shovel Knight Showdown will release with Linux support on December 10.

Learn about eating enemies in the new Bite the Bullet trailer

By Liam Dawe,
The upcoming run and gun game Bite the Bullet from Mega Cat Studios is looking really good in the latest feature trailer.

Sweet action-adventure Chasm is now available on itch.io

By Liam Dawe,
Bit Kid have just recently put up their successfully crowdfunded action-adventure game Chasm on itch.io.
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