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Eco, a detailed sandbox simulation game is launching on Steam Early Access soon

By liamdawe, 22 January 2018 at 11:02 am UTC (10 Comments)
Eco is a hard game to properly describe, it's a detailed sandbox simulation game where players construct buildings and towns, establish a government with laws and it's backed up by a rich ecological simulation. It's also heading to Steam Early Access next month.

ASTRONEER, a game of interplanetary exploration finally has Linux support on the roadmap

By liamdawe, 26 December 2017 at 12:38 pm UTC (4 Comments)
I've been personally waiting for this one for quite some time! ASTRONEER, a game of interplanetary exploration finally has Linux support officially on the roadmap.

Some early thoughts on the open-world sandbox game ‘Project 5: Sightseer’

By liamdawe, 18 December 2017 at 10:30 am UTC (6 Comments)
Project 5: Sightseer is a hard game to describe properly, but it certainly has managed to capture my attention.

Sci-fi city builder 'Surviving Mars' to release in Spring 2018, more info revealed

By liamdawe, 15 December 2017 at 11:09 am UTC (3 Comments)
Paradox and Haemimont Games have announced that their sci-fi city builder 'Surviving Mars' will release in Spring 2018. They've also released more information about the game.

Factorio 0.16 is out with artillery, cliffs, more high-res graphics and more

By liamdawe, 14 December 2017 at 7:18 pm UTC (19 Comments)
Factorio 0.16 is a huge release for this fantastic early access game and it comes with a lot of shiny new stuff.

ARK: Survival Evolved works again on Linux, water still broken on some maps

By liamdawe, 14 December 2017 at 3:28 pm UTC (23 Comments)
Good and bad news here. ARK: Survival Evolved once again works on Linux, but the water rendering is still totally broken on some maps, so you need to do the fix we showed before.

ARK: Survival Evolved is currently broken on Linux, water apparently fixed and ARK: Aberration released

By liamdawe, 13 December 2017 at 11:15 am UTC (23 Comments)
Studio Wildcard have finally released an official fix for the broken water in ARK: Survival Evolved on certain maps, sadly though it seems they've broken the Linux version completely.

Procedural co-op space sandbox game 'Avorion' has a big 'Economy Update'

By liamdawe, 10 December 2017 at 9:40 am UTC (2 Comments)
Avorion is probably one of the best space sandbox games around, I love it and it's getting even better with this latest update.

Physics based building game 'Besiege' adds multiplayer and a level editor

By liamdawe, 8 December 2017 at 10:05 pm UTC (9 Comments)
This is awesome to see! The rather good physics based building game 'Besiege' has now added multiplayer and a level editor.

Parkitect, the theme park building game has officially entered Beta with a new update

By liamdawe, 2 December 2017 at 8:22 pm UTC (6 Comments)
As far as updates go, this is a pretty big one for Parkitect. Let's take a look at what's new now it's officially in Beta.

Space-game 'Nimbatus' sees you build physically simulated drones, fully funded and demo available

By liamdawe, 28 November 2017 at 11:01 am UTC (7 Comments)
Few games make me excited beyond help, especially when they're on Kickstarter, but space drone building game Nimbatus is fully funded and coming to Linux. I tested it and I love it.

Project 5: Sightseer looks like a brilliant open-world sandbox game, releasing next month

By liamdawe, 27 November 2017 at 1:43 pm UTC (17 Comments)
Ever since I heard about Project 5: Sightseer after searching for games, I can't hold in my excitement about this open-world sandbox game. It's a little on the different side!

Spoxel, the sandbox RPG is coming to Steam with Linux support

By liamdawe, 26 November 2017 at 7:06 pm UTC (1 Comments)
After being in development for over 4 years, the sandbox RPG Spoxel is finally nearing a release on Steam. Another from my list of emails that got buried after I moved house.

The big update to Planet Nomads that adds flight and alien monuments is now out

By liamdawe, 25 November 2017 at 9:07 pm UTC (9 Comments)
I've spent a little time with the latest big update to Planet Nomads and it's actually pretty damn sweet.

Minecraft's 'The Update Aquatic' is set to overhaul the rather boring ocean

By liamdawe, 20 November 2017 at 10:12 am UTC (5 Comments)
For those still playing Minecraft, you will be pleased to know a huge update named 'The Update Aquatic' is on the way with an ocean revamp.
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