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Trains & Things, a multiplayer focused economic strategy game built on Linux

By liamdawe, 20 July 2017 at 10:00 am UTC (1 Comments)
Trains & Things has been announced as a multiplayer focused economic strategy game, it's built on Linux with open source tools and sounds pretty interesting.

God game 'The Universim' now has a demo to try on Steam

By liamdawe, 20 July 2017 at 9:40 am UTC (2 Comments)
God game 'The Universim' now has a demo available on Steam if you're wanting to get an early look of this in-development game.

OpenRCT2, the open source RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 game engine has another update

By liamdawe, 19 July 2017 at 2:29 pm UTC (5 Comments)
A good one to keep an eye on for fans of RollerCoaster Tycoon 2, as OpenRCT2, the open source game engine has been updated again recently.

The emulator 'Dolphin' is now available as a libretro core

By liamdawe, 19 July 2017 at 11:50 am UTC (5 Comments)
For the emulation fans amongst our readership, you might be pleased to know that libretro now supports the Wii/GameCube emulator Dolphin.

Harold Halibut, a clay animation adventure game, set in a spaceship stuck under sea will have Linux support

By liamdawe, 19 July 2017 at 11:29 am UTC (4 Comments)
Harold Halibut is an interesting sounding adventure game set in a spaceship that's stuck under sea. It seems it will be getting Linux support and it's currently on Kickstarter.

Tangledeep is a very sweet dungeon crawler that's now in Early Access, I love it

By liamdawe, 19 July 2017 at 11:00 am UTC (5 Comments)
Tangledeep is a colourful and cute dungeon crawler that has just released into Early Access today and it's really rather good.

Editorial: No, Valve is not killing SteamOS or the Steam Controller

By liamdawe, 18 July 2017 at 9:34 pm UTC (61 Comments)
Another day, another journalist claiming that Valve is killing SteamOS (amongst other things mentioned) and it couldn't be further from the truth. I'm going to be pretty blunt in this one, because it needs to be.

The fantastic Early Access sandbox space game 'Avorion' has a huge update named 'Alliances'

By liamdawe, 18 July 2017 at 7:10 pm UTC (2 Comments)
I was impressed by Avorion, very impressed. It's one game I'm considering getting us a server for when it's a little further along and this huge update is impressive.

The Templar sounds like the most fun unit yet coming to XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

By liamdawe, 18 July 2017 at 6:57 pm UTC (4 Comments)
XCOM 2: War of the Chosen has another new unit reveal, this time it's for The Templar, another one we can recruit to the cause.

The Humble Telltale Games Bundle seems to have at least one Linux game coming (updated: nope)

By liamdawe, 18 July 2017 at 6:26 pm UTC (9 Comments)
Usually, I wouldn't bother writing about a Windows-only game bundle from Humble Bundle (why would I?), but The Humble Telltale Games Bundle seems to have a Linux game coming. UPDATE: Nope.

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap released for Linux, tools included to mod the game too

By liamdawe, 18 July 2017 at 1:53 pm UTC (14 Comments)
Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap a remake of Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap is now officially out for Linux.

Rusted Warfare, a 2D RTS that reminds me of Total Annihilation & Red Alert is now on Linux

By liamdawe, 18 July 2017 at 10:30 am UTC (8 Comments)
Rusted Warfare, a 2D RTS from Corroding Games is now on Linux. It reminds me a little of Total Annihilation & Red Alert and it was originally an Android game that's made it to PC.

Shotgun Farmers, the sweet FPS game where you grow your ammo has been updated

By liamdawe, 18 July 2017 at 8:39 am UTC (1 Comments)
Shotgun Farmers is a seriously cool game idea and it's just been updated with a bunch of new features and fixes. One feature in particular I requested has made it in!

Ballistic Overkill updated again to improve matchmaking and auto balance is back

By liamdawe, 17 July 2017 at 6:49 pm UTC (8 Comments)
Ballistic Overkill, one of the best online shooters on Linux has updated again and it now has better matchmaking, if you don't want to manually pick a server.

Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander to get an enhanced “Lightspeed Edition”

By BTRE, 17 July 2017 at 6:02 pm UTC (3 Comments)
The strategy game in space with RPG elements will be getting a massively reworked edition next month that’ll be free for existing owners of the game.
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