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Brawl of Ages, the fun free to play simple RTS has added a 2v2 mode

By liamdawe, 9 June 2017 at 9:25 am UTC (17 Comments)
Brawl of Ages is a fun simple take on an RTS that I quite enjoyed previously. It has just been updated with a new 2v2 mode promising to make it even more interesting.

Starbound 1.3 – Spacefarer update is now live

By liamdawe, 9 June 2017 at 8:46 am UTC (11 Comments)
Another huge Starbound update is now live! Spacefarer as the name might suggest brings a large focus to what you can do in space.

PAYDAY 2 is currently free for the first 5 million people who grab it on Steam

By liamdawe, 8 June 2017 at 7:16 pm UTC (28 Comments)
Fancy a free permanent copy of PAYDAY 2? Well here's your chance as the developers are throwing 5 million copies away on Steam.

STARDROP, a first person sci-fi adventure game, may be coming to Linux

By BTRE, 8 June 2017 at 2:10 pm UTC (9 Comments)
This good-looking Unreal Engine 4 title currently in Early Access might be getting a Linux version before it’s released.

Albion Online's big final beta 'Hector' update has launched, it has issues on Linux

By liamdawe, 8 June 2017 at 12:42 pm UTC (30 Comments)
Albion Online, the MMO that supports Linux has a final beta release ahead of the main release next month. There's lots of goodies in this one.

Waaagh! Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III released for Linux with OpenGL & Vulkan, review & port report

By liamdawe, 8 June 2017 at 10:49 am UTC (45 Comments)
Hey you humies! Time to die! Feral Interactive have done it once again! We now have a native Linux port of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III and here’s my port report. Waaagh!

A look at Cublast HD, a simple but interesting platformer

By BTRE, 8 June 2017 at 8:21 am UTC (1 Comments)
A port of a formerly mobile-only game, the game combines basic puzzle solving with a minimalist style and precise gameplay. I played the new HD edition and have a few thoughts to share.

Minecraft 1.12 released today with parrots, a whole new advancements system and more

By liamdawe, 7 June 2017 at 7:20 pm UTC (22 Comments)
Minecraft 1.12 is officially available and yes the Linux version continues to be supported. They've added a bunch of new blocks, parrots and a whole new advancements system and more.

Wednesday Madness, a quick look at some good Linux gaming deals

By liamdawe, 7 June 2017 at 6:39 pm UTC (4 Comments)
Welcome to another Wednesday Madness here at GOL. Another quick look at some good deals you shouldn't pass up!

Here's a video of the highlights of the Shovel Knight streams!

By Samsai, 7 June 2017 at 12:42 pm UTC (6 Comments)
So, for a couple of weeks I decided to go back and play a game that has been on Linux for a while: Shovel Knight. I initially expected a difficult but enjoyable experience but it was not meant to be. Here's a video detailing the highlights (depending on your perspective) of the journey.

Feral Interactive have released the required specifications for Dawn of War III on Linux

By liamdawe, 7 June 2017 at 12:32 pm UTC (16 Comments)
Dawn of War III arrives on Linux tomorrow and we now know exactly what kind of system is needed to run it, come check it out.

Overload, the excellent Early Access six-degree-of-freedom shooter updated again recently, looking amazing

By liamdawe, 7 June 2017 at 12:18 pm UTC (12 Comments)
Few developers are able to pull off a Descent-like six-degree-of-freedom shooter, but the Overload team easily have the most promising available.

Ballistic Overkill has an opt-in beta with performance fixes (update: now out of beta)

By liamdawe, 7 June 2017 at 10:59 am UTC (5 Comments)
Ballistic Overkill, the fun and cheap online FPS that recently added Vulkan support now has an opt-in beta for you to try. The developers say it's aimed at improving performance. UPDATE: It's now out of Beta.

Heavy Gear Assault has gone through a UI revamp in the latest update

By liamdawe, 7 June 2017 at 10:48 am UTC (3 Comments)
Heavy Gear Assault has just had a major upgrading include a rework of the UI, which was quite badly needed.

The developers of 'Colony Survival' are looking for Linux testers of their voxel RTS

By liamdawe, 7 June 2017 at 10:35 am UTC (2 Comments)
Colony Survival is a new voxel RTS coming to Linux sometime this summer and the developers are asking for Linux testers.
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