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Playing Prey on Linux in 2018

By Hamish, 14 February 2018 at 9:26 pm UTC (34 Comments)
Continuing on from my previous articles on how to get both Doom 3 and Quake 4 running on modern Linux systems, I felt the time was right to look at Prey, another id Tech 4 based game with a native Linux port. It did not take me long to discover that the main issue people were likely to run into with Prey had nothing to do with the game itself.

Cyberpunk adventure 'The Red Strings Club' released recently with Linux support

By liamdawe, 13 February 2018 at 3:13 pm UTC (1 Comments)
Here's one that fell through the cracks. The Red Strings Club, a cyberpunk adventure game from Deconstructeam recently released with Linux support.

Rolling dice and killing samurai, thoughts on Warbands: Bushido

By BTRE, 11 February 2018 at 6:05 pm UTC (3 Comments)
Combining tabletop aesthetics and inspirations, this tactics game pits a small band of warriors against challenging odds. I played a fair amount of Warbands: Bushido and have a few thoughts to share.

Attack of the Earthlings is like a reversed XCOM with a little comedy and it's pretty good

By liamdawe, 9 February 2018 at 1:47 pm UTC (8 Comments)
Attack of the Earthlings, a new strategy game from Monstrum creator Team Junkfish plays like a reverse XCOM and it's pretty good.

Some initial thoughts on the Logitech Driving Force G29 Steering Wheel

By liamdawe, 7 February 2018 at 4:04 pm UTC (47 Comments)
I had been complaining about how hard it was in DiRT Rally with a tiny gamepad stick, so I picked up the Logitech Driving Force G29 Steering Wheel and here's some initial thoughts on it.

Remnants of Naezith is a slick grappling hook platformer that's tuned to perfection

By liamdawe, 6 February 2018 at 2:00 pm UTC (5 Comments)
Few games make me repeatedly go back and try to improve my times, with Remnants of Naezith being one such game that has completely hooked my attention.

Manic top-down shooter 'Tesla vs Lovecraft' released with same-day Linux support, some thoughts

By liamdawe, 6 February 2018 at 11:58 am UTC (7 Comments)
Tesla vs Lovecraft is another top-down shooter from 10tons Ltd that puts you in the shoes of Nikola Tesla as you face off against lovecraftian nightmares.

Retro-inspired shooter, R-COIL, released and here are my thoughts

By BTRE, 5 February 2018 at 5:22 pm UTC (1 Comments)
A throwback to earlier generations of games, R-COIL tries to capture the spirit of that era while providing modern conveniences and flourishes.

Some thoughts on The Lion’s Song, a narrative-rich adventure

By BTRE, 3 February 2018 at 5:31 pm UTC (8 Comments)
This point and click game meshes stories of people trying to create and discover new truths in prewar Vienna. I’ve completed the episodic series and have a few thoughts to share.

Railway Empire released with same-day Linux support

By liamdawe, 31 January 2018 at 5:13 pm UTC (10 Comments)
Railway Empire, a game about building an elaborate and wide-ranging rail network officially released with same-day Linux support.

The Last Time - a big story told with big pixels

By Eike, 28 January 2018 at 8:32 pm UTC (3 Comments)
The Last Time is a short but good point and click adventure written by a single developer. It's also quite cheap.

Party fighting game 'Super Slime Arena' has released, it's not great

By liamdawe, 25 January 2018 at 10:53 am UTC (1 Comments)
I'm always happy to see more party games on Linux, but Super Slime Arena is quite disappointing overall.

Starward Rogue: AuGMENTED expansion adds a lot more to discover and destroy, some thoughts

By BTRE, 24 January 2018 at 7:25 pm UTC (3 Comments)
Two years on from the release of the original game, Arcen games have released an expansion to their sometimes over-the-top action shooter/dungeon crawler hybrid. After dodging my fair share of bullets and dying quite a few times, I have a few thoughts to share on the experience.

Become a mechanic and save the world in Iconoclasts, now on Linux

By liamdawe, 23 January 2018 at 2:22 pm UTC (16 Comments)
It's not often I enjoy a game as thoroughly as Iconoclasts, there's so much about it to love it's something I will remember for a long time.

OVIVO is a platformer with some rather unusual mechanics, it's also now on Linux

By liamdawe, 18 January 2018 at 1:44 pm UTC (4 Comments)
I've played many platformers in my time and OVIVO stands quite tall as something rather unique in a sea of games.
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