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NPC AI in Streets of Rogue has gained some new tricks

By Liam Dawe,
Streets of Rogue is a hard game to describe, apart from being completely hilarious it pulls in rogue-lite elements, some RPG mechanics along with a sort-of open world approach to the level design making it very interesting.

Dead Cells, one of the best games to come to Linux this year now has a Linux build on GOG

By Liam Dawe,
Is the title hyperbolic? I really don't think so. In my personal opinion, Dead Cells is easily one of the best games to come to Linux this year. It's also now on GOG.

The mental destruction heavy game 'Brigador' had another revamp recently

By Liam Dawe,
Brigador is a game about piloting some sort of mech unit or tank and destroying practically everything and it had another revamp recently.

Achaem is a promising rogue-lite RPG with an infinite and destructible world

By Liam Dawe,
Currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, Achaem is a rather promising rogue-lite RPG with an infinite and destructible world and it has a Linux demo.

Dead Cells’ Linux version is now out of beta, also introduces basic mod support

The Linux version of this pretty “RogueVania” has now been pushed out of beta and made available to everyone. A few other things have been added to the game in the accompanying patch.

Dead Cells, a 'RogueVania' now has a Beta available for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Dead Cells mixes in elements of a Rogue-lite with a MetroidVania to create an interesting mix and it's now available on Linux with a Beta.

The hilarious Streets of Rogue has been updated with special character-specific 'Big Quests'

By Liam Dawe,
Streets of Rogue, the 2D rogue-lite that has elements of action, stealth, bullet hell and so much more has another nice update out.

Scoundrel looks like a damn fun 2D stealth game

By Liam Dawe,
Scoundrel is a 2D stealth game with rogue-lite elements from developer Bullish Games and it looks surprisingly sweet.

Moonlighter, the action-RPG with rogue-lite elements has a delay in the Linux version, still coming

By Liam Dawe,
Moonlighter, the action RPG with rogue-lite elements from Digital Sun and 11bit Studios has seen a bit of a delay with no Linux release yet. The developer is clear that it's still coming!

Cart Crawlers is a TF2-themed rogue-lite shooter that was made in Godot and it's free

By Liam Dawe,
What do you get when you take the fast-paced shooter gameplay from the likes of Nuclear Throne and throw in the cart-pushing mechanics from TF2? Cart Crawlers answers that.

The rather sweet hack and slash 'Son of a Witch' released in full

By Liam Dawe,
Son of a Witch is a rather good hack and slash title from Bigosaur that officially left Early Access last week and it's well worth a look.

The developer of rogue-lite metroidvania action-platformer 'Dead Cells' is working on the Linux version

By Liam Dawe,
Rogue-lite, metroidvania action-platformer Dead Cells is to leave Early Access likely in August, with a Linux version currently being worked on.

Roguelite action RPG 'The Swords of Ditto' updated with fixes for the Linux issues

By Liam Dawe,
Truthfully, I was pretty bummed-out by the state of The Swords of Ditto at release since it had game-breaking issues, but the developer has made steps to improve it.

Basingstoke, the new tense stealth and action title from Puppy Games to release April 27th

By Liam Dawe,
Puppy Games latest game Basingstoke, which mixes in stealth and action is going to release April 27th with full Linux support.

Hand of Fate 2 updated with the promised Endless Mode

By Liam Dawe,
Hand of Fate 2, the excellent dungeon crawler that mixes up card-based travel with real-time combat finally adds the promised Endless Mode.