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Testing out Brigador with the new control scheme, destroy everything

By liamdawe, 10 October 2016 at 10:52 am UTC (2 Comments)
I have a real soft spot for Brigador, it’s a rather good-looking isometric mech action shooter, where you can destroy everything on the level. The new control scheme makes it so much more playable, it’s fantastic.

'Critical Annihilation', a twin-stick shoot 'em up made entirely out of destructible voxels has a Linux build

By liamdawe, 10 October 2016 at 9:15 am UTC (8 Comments)
'Critical Annihilation' is a rather fun looking shoot 'em up that features destructible voxels. Linux users asked for a build and the developer has put up a beta.

SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell updated with 11 new levels and replays

By liamdawe, 10 October 2016 at 9:07 am UTC (2 Comments)
SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell is pretty damn fun. It's a scoreboard destroying fast paced 3D platformer where you're going for the best time. It was just given a big free update.

Hunger Dungeon, a free to play 1-6 player online battle arena, it’s kinda fun

By liamdawe, 10 October 2016 at 8:55 am UTC (0 Comments)
Continuing my effort to find fun games to play and to help you sift through the junk, I recently tried out ‘Hunger Dungeon’. It’s a free to play 1-6 player online battle arena, and it’s not too bad.

Lord of Rigel, a new 4x strategy game will support Linux from Rhombus Studios & Iceberg Interactive

By liamdawe, 9 October 2016 at 10:24 pm UTC (5 Comments)
I do love a good 4x strategy game, Master of Orion 2 was my first and I fell in love. It's a genre not too well served on Linux, but Lord of Rigel looks like it might be good.

A look at 'Hybrid Wars', a top down action shooter from Extreme Developers and WG Labs

By liamdawe, 9 October 2016 at 9:39 pm UTC (2 Comments)
'Hybrid Wars' is a new top down action shooter that looked damn good from the trailer, so I managed to get a key to see if it's worth it for Linux gamers.

X-Plane 11 flight simulator will release this year, with Linux support

By liamdawe, 9 October 2016 at 8:31 pm UTC (14 Comments)
The advanced flight simulator X-Plane 11 will release this "holiday season" and it will feature Linux support.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Presents 'Space Odyssey', will feature Linux support

By liamdawe, 9 October 2016 at 8:17 pm UTC (33 Comments)
The respected scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson is working on a computer game called 'Space Odyssey'. It will be an online game and feature Linux support.

Join me and Matt from Feral Interactive tomorrow at 12PM (midday) UTC for some more Dawn of War II

By liamdawe, 9 October 2016 at 8:00 pm UTC (7 Comments)
Tomorrow at 12PM UTC (midday) myself and Matt from Feral interactive will be playing Dawn of War II, I will be livestreaming it as usual.

'Enclave', the 2003 action RPG now has a Linux beta that uses Wine

By liamdawe, 8 October 2016 at 8:41 pm UTC (39 Comments)
'Enclave' is another Wine-port from Topware Interactive who promised to bring their older published titles to Linux. I'm totally okay with this, and it's currently in Beta.

'Noob Squad' is a perfect example of why Valve need to pay more attention to their own store

By liamdawe, 8 October 2016 at 8:16 pm UTC (39 Comments)
Trash, trash and more trash. That's how I would describe what has been gaining a foothold on Steam over the past year or so. Today it's time to rinse 'Noob Squad', an indie FPS that normally costs £0.75.

Just a heads up, PAYDAY 2 is currently broken again on Linux

By liamdawe, 8 October 2016 at 7:44 pm UTC (20 Comments)
For the second time in only a few months, Overkill has managed to push out an update for PAYDAY 2 that has completely broken the Linux version.

The Wine Stable Release 1.8.5 Is Now Available

By sobkas, 8 October 2016 at 1:49 pm UTC (4 Comments)
The Wine team released yesterday sixth stable release of 1.8 branch of Wine. Version 1.8.5 has many small changes including 58 bugfixes.

The Challenge, a new Unreal Engine adventure game about protecting time, it's a bit of a mess

By liamdawe, 8 October 2016 at 12:49 am UTC (4 Comments)
The Challenge is a brand new Early Access adventure game powered by the Unreal Engine where you're tasked with protecting time. It has nice graphics, but boy is it rough.

The open source Vulkan driver for AMD 'radv' has been merged into Mesa

By liamdawe, 7 October 2016 at 7:41 pm UTC (22 Comments)
Something I entirely missed when writing about Mesa and OpenGL, is that the open source Vulkan driver "radv" has been merged into Mesa.
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