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Unfurl Your Scythes, Grim Fandango Is Now Available

By Cheeseness, 27 January 2015 at 8:25 pm UTC (10 Comments)
Double Fine's remastered version of Grim Fandango has launched and is now available for Linux on Steam, GOG and the Grim Fandango Remastered website.

GOL Cast: Aggressively Expanding Sweden In Empire: Total War

By Samsai, 22 January 2015 at 3:47 pm UTC (7 Comments)
Feel like going back to the old times of gun powder and armies standing in straight lines on open fields? Well, here's a good candidate. Let's make our dreams of glorious empires true and see how this game works.

Verdun WW1 FPS Major Engine Update, Plus A Few Thoughts About The Game

By BTRE, 18 January 2015 at 3:06 pm UTC (11 Comments)
The WWI FPS Verdun has been in Early Access and on Linux for over a year now. A major patch was released a few days ago which updated the engine to Unity 5. Time to take a look at it!

Retro Action Platformer 'Gunslugs 2' Released, And The First Game Is Now Also On Linux

By flesk, 15 January 2015 at 6:56 pm UTC (3 Comments)
The sequel to the popular run 'n' gun platformer is now out, and as a last minute surprise, the developer OrangePixel also made the first game available for Linux today. We have played the follow-up, and it offers the same enjoyable action frenzy as the original, but in a more accessible package.

GOL Cast: Surviving The Zombie Apocalypse In Project Zomboid

By Samsai, 5 January 2015 at 9:19 pm UTC (3 Comments)
Zombie games can be usually placed into one of two categories, survival and gore-fest. You either attempt to survive the day to day life or you chop large hordes of zombies into pieces. Project Zomboid takes the survival route.

ROCCAT Ryos MK Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, Reviewed

By liamdawe, 4 January 2015 at 9:22 pm UTC (28 Comments)
You thought buying a keyboard was a simple matter, well I did, and I was so very badly wrong. Here are my thoughts on the ROCCAT Ryos MK Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard.

GOL Cast: Bringing Humanity To New Worlds In Civilization: Beyond Earth

By Samsai, 30 December 2014 at 8:55 pm UTC (4 Comments)
After a bit of a wait it's finally possible for you to bring your penguins to space and colonize new worlds in the name of Torvalds. But how does Civilization: Beyond Earth fare, what are its strengths and weaknesses? Let's find out.

GOL Cast: Exploring Consciousness In The Talos Principle

By Samsai, 23 December 2014 at 4:45 pm UTC (15 Comments)
Among all of the games that were released recently was this first person puzzle game with an interesting concept and gorgeous graphics and ever since playing the demo I knew I'd have to feature it on GOL. So, let's get to the good stuff!

GOL Cast: Uniting Planets In The Last Federation

By Samsai, 1 December 2014 at 3:14 pm UTC (1 Comments)
Once again I'd like to apologize for my absence during the past weeks. I've been sick and overly busy but I'm back in business and I bring you my thoughts on The Last Federation and the Betrayed Hope expansion.

This War Of Mine Is Bleak, Interesting & Difficult, Our Thoughts

By liamdawe, 18 November 2014 at 9:09 pm UTC (11 Comments)
This War of Mine is a really interesting take on the survival genre, and it's very bleak all the way through.

Sproggiwood Is As Charming As It Looks, Our Thoughts

By liamdawe, 14 November 2014 at 10:58 am UTC (3 Comments)
Sproggiwood was released for Linux recently, and we decided to give it a go to see how it performs, and to let you know if it's worth you throwing your money at the screen for.

GOL Cast: Tank Warfare And Dogfights In War Thunder

By Samsai, 13 November 2014 at 4:29 pm UTC (14 Comments)
Though we already knew about War Thunder's Linux port back in June the release was still quite sudden and unexpected. So, let's find out if it's worth our time and how the F2P model works.

The Dark Descent of Frictional Games: Part Two

By Hamish, 2 November 2014 at 1:54 pm UTC (11 Comments)
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.

The Dark Descent of Frictional Games: Part One

By Hamish, 21 October 2014 at 6:04 pm UTC (8 Comments)
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.

GOL Cast: Trying to Strike a Profit in Merchants of Kaidan

By Samsai, 19 October 2014 at 6:15 pm UTC (1 Comments)
I talk a lot about Early Access, because the majority of games sent to us are on there. The games there range from awesome to awful, and Merchants of Kaidan has a bit of both.
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