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Spelunky, The Random Platformer Could Come To Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Spelunky is a unique platformer with randomized levels that offer a challenging new experience each time you play. Journey deep underground and explore fantastic places filled with all manner of monsters, traps, and treasure.

Frogatto & Friends Commercial Version Coming Soon To Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Frogatto & Friends is an old-school 2D action/adventure platformer game, starring a certain quixotic frog. Give it a try! We're trying to push 2D platforming, pixel-art, and music into uncharted territory.

Glare a side-scrolling action platformer, coming this fall

By Liam Dawe,
Glare is a side-scrolling action platformer coming this fall from Phobic Studios to Windows, Mac and Linux. As the Shiner, you will use your Glare ability to progress through unique and fantastic alien worlds, tackling platforming challenges and engaging in fast paced combat.

GamingOnLinux Reviews - Psychonauts

By Hamish,
Rating: 8/10 I had first heard about Psychonauts as an industry curiosity mentioned in a series of student video lectures about the history and development of video gaming as an art form. Mentioned as a notable commercial flop for the industry, the lecturer nevertheless pointed it out as a model of good video game storytelling...

Life of Pixel dedicated to the brilliance of classic gaming machines

By Liam Dawe,
[url=http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1272313960/life-of-pixel][b]Life of Pixel[/b][/url] features platforming goodness spanning over 72 levels of moving & destructible platforms, double jumps, gravity inversion (walk on ceilings) and lots of different enemies that Pixel must avoid to unlock the history of the pixel.

Grimind a 2D physics-based horror-themed adventure platformer released for Linux!

By Liam Dawe,
Grimind is a 2D physics-based horror-themed adventure platformer. You are cast into forgotten caves and ancient crypts, and demonstrate your skills in passing obstacles and solving non-trivial puzzles to escape these chilling and lonely environments. But are you really alone?

Rochard "Hard Times" DLC Released

By Hamish,
Recoil Game's have released a puzzle focused DLC for their Unity3D powerd puzzle-platformer Rochard.

GamingOnLinux Reviews - Rochard

By Hamish,
Rating: 8/10 Indie physics platformers are a dime a dozen these days, and I can not help but find it somewhat peculiar that in a market that seems to promote itself so heavily on its supposed innate creativity and diversity that such a genre glut as we are seeing now came to exist...

A Double Fine Update

By Hamish,
I kind of got distracted thanks to recent events, but after having recently won Psychonauts I wrote to Double Fine about the future of the games Linux port, and here are the responses I got. About updating the port and fixing the still remaining bugs: [QUOTE]We’re aware of these issues but are having a hard time getting them fixed in a timely fashion...

Trine 2: Goblin Menace Expansion Announced

By Hamish,
[font=Georgia][color=#141414]Although word of an expansion (not DLC) being developed has been around for months, Frozenbyte has now officially announced work on Trine 2: Goblin Menace![/color][/font]
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