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Screencheat Released

11 hours 36 min ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

If you’ve ever played a multiplayer, split-screen, console game you’re going to be right at home with multiplayer split-screen FPS Screencheat. It’s like those older games, except everyone is invisible at all times and it’s impossible to be polite and avoid looking at their corner of the screen. In this game you must do so […]

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Release ‘Project Cars’ postponed

5 days 11 hours ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

The English developer ‘Slightly Mad Studios‘ has announced the release date of the racing game ‘Project Cars‘ moved from late November to March 2015. By delaying the game release, Slightly Mad Studios hopes to avoid competition from other titles. Slightly Mad Studios initially announced the delay  on a forum exclusive to backers of the project.  The content of that post was then shared on a... Read More »

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GamerGate

6 days 15 hours ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

We don’t post much in the way of editorials, but it seems inappropriate to remain silent on an issue that is making everyone who plays games or is associated with them look bad. If you’re not familiar with the issue, there’s a hashtag on twitter called #GamerGate (that link will take you to see it, be […]

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Released

1 week 1 day ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

All of that Borderlands 2 porting work that Asypr did hasn’t gone to waste. Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel was just released and is a simultaneous release with Mac and Windows. It is a little odd that this is a full-price $60 game, the early impressions I’ve heard haven’t been extremely positive as the main (and only?) […]

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We’re Steam Curating Now

1 week 2 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Valve recently added a new storefront to Steam, and in addition to enhanced search controls for finding games available for Linux, you can now follow us on our Steam curation page. We’ll post some recommendations there, and you should join our group if you’d like to chat or play with your fellow LG readers. The […]

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Borderlands 2 Released

1 week 2 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Colorful shooters a plenty as Borderlands 2 has finally been release for Linux. This is the 2nd port from Aspyr, who were commonly known as a Mac porting house and also brought us XCom: Enemy Unknown. Gearbox’s Borderlands 2 has tons of content and is a super fun mix of RPG and FPS. Borderlands 2 […]

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Roundabout Released

1 week 2 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Would you like to drive a limousine that is constantly spinning while you try to deliver passengers to their destinations? In Roundabout you can do that and watch some great 70’s B-Movie cut scenes in-between levels  Roundabout on Steam

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Heavy Bullets Released

1 week 2 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Heavy Bullets is a roguelike FPS with a bright neon aesthetic from Terri Vellmann. There aren’t many others, and this is the first roguelike FPS for Linux. Heavy Bullets on Steam

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Stronghold 3 Gold Released

1 week 2 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Castle-builder Stronghold 3 has been released. It’s got some great graphics and seemed decently fun from the couple hours I spent with it. Though it has mostly negative reviews on Steam, we can finally play it in Linux. Stronghold 3 Gold on Steam

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Terminal Overload 0.3 released + support the developer on Patreon

1 week 4 days ago by Julius on Free Gamer

The very innovative and awesome looking (+ fully FOSS) multiplayer FPS Terminal-Overload got a new release today.Charged x-jump on the new ETH5 map (3rd person camera turned on)One of the new features is a charged jump that lets one take big leaps to reach good sniping spots or evade an enemy etc. Other changes for this release:- New map: ETH5 - Prettier GUI - Replace re-...

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Is SquareEnix coming to SteamOS / Linux?

1 week 6 days ago by Ultimoore on Rootgamer.com

HAHAHAHAHAHA, What? So yesterday on the Final Fantasy XIII threads a Linux gamer by the name Fast Eddie posted saying comment that Final Fantasy XIII has shown up in his Linux game library. Instantly this not only caught my attention but other Linux gamers as well. The Linux gaming reddit has not just one user but many users also having the same symptoms. Was this... Read More »

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Annex 4.0 RTS released!

2 weeks 2 days ago by Julius on Free Gamer

We mentioned it a few days ago, but you can now download the latest 4.0 version of the RTS Annex: Conquer the World.Changes:– 2 New Factions: Alliance Renegades and NEO Republic– Shadow Organization units: Vixen (hero) and Sentinel– New Tilesets: Apocylapse, Metropolitian, Overcast, Brightland, and Outland– Increased Level cap, unit re-balancing and refined gameplay.– New Technology tree options: Simple Battle,...

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“Borderlands 2″ Now Downloading On Steam

3 weeks 1 day ago by Kereltis on Rootgamer.com

Feel free to purchase a copy of “Borderlands 2″ as it’s 75% and now fully available on Linux! About You read it correctly, Borderlands 2 is now downloading on Linux. I know some of you were a bit disappointed a couple of weeks back when it appeared in your libraries but wouldn’t install. Well, now it’s installing and fully released so start your Steam clients... Read More »

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Pier Solar HD finally makes its Steam release today.

3 weeks 1 day ago by Ultimoore on Rootgamer.com

Wooo! I love JRPG’s and well regular RPG’s alot. So it’s no surprise that I have been looking forward to this release for a while. Watermelon Co. the company behind the development of had reached beyond their funding goal on Kickstarter back on December 5, 2012, Watermelon Co. had raised $231,370 of their $139,000 goal and took their time to make sure the game ran... Read More »

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“Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition” now on Linux

3 weeks 2 days ago by Kereltis on Rootgamer.com

After a long wait we finally have “Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition” on Linux! About L.G.C. (Linux Gamecast Weekly) broke the news over the weekend that Baldur’s Gate had finally arrived on Linux. Although this classic RPG had been running just fine under WINE it is still great to see it appear in my Steam Linux games list. I am over the moon that this whopping... Read More »

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Citadel makes big promises

4 weeks 1 day ago by Hythlodaeus on Free Gamer

There's a new big remake effort a-brewing in the Free Software world, this time for prominent shooter/RPG, System Shock. under the shape of project Citadel. According to project description, the goal is to recreate the original game using the widely known GPLed platform Darkplaces Engine, upgrading the game's graphics to full 3D but keeping game aesthetics close to the origianl game. Added modding capabilities and cooperative multiplayer will also be a part of the project.  Details,...

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Linux ‘Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’

1 month 4 min ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Looks like Christmas comes early this year, 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' has reached 'playable' status according to steamdb. On the steam store you don't see the game listed yet. However, the game can be installed already!! Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) is a first-person shooter video game which is a part of the Counter-Strike series. It was announced to the public on August 12, 2011, and is developed by Valve Corporation and their partner, Hidden Path Entertainment. The game was later released on August 21, 2012 for the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, and OS X as a downloadable title.

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Valve Launches Steam Discovery Update

1 month 6 hours ago by Kereltis on Rootgamer.com

Today Valve launched the Steam discovery update, personalized shopping with a completely redesigned store page! About September 22, 2014 – Valve today launched the Steam Discovery Update, which introduces new functionality and features designed to optimize the Steam shopping experience as the number of new titles on Steam increases. In the past nine months, Steam has added over 1,300 new titles and grown to over... Read More »

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Annex:CTW RTS version 4.0 close to release

1 month 1 day ago by Julius on Free Gamer

The MegaGlest based RTS Annex: Conquer The World is very close to a major update as version 4.0. Strait from the developer's mouth:Yes! We are so close we can almost taste it.He also posted a game-play video of the current development version:He also recently stated that the new release will be fully FOSS, i.e. not only GPL source-code but also all artwork under a FOSS compatible creative-commons license (most likely CC-by-SA).It's just a pity that the new much improved GUI code from MegaGlest seems to be not yet ready for the release.P.S.:...

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‘Bastion’ 75% Off On Steam

1 month 2 days ago by Kereltis on Rootgamer.com

In the mood for some light, not to intensive gaming this weekend? You’re in luck, ‘Bastion’ is 75% off on Steam! About Bastion is an action role-playing experience that redefines storytelling in games, with a reactive narrator who marks your every move. Explore more than 40 lush hand-painted environments as you discover the secrets of the Calamity, a surreal catastrophe that shattered the world to... Read More »

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Cannon Brawl Released

1 month 3 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

If you’d like to blow up enemy towers, castles, and such, Cannon Brawl by Turtle Sandbox has been released. It’s a bit of a cross between worms and tower defense. Our sister-site timedoctor.org has a review and video. Or you can skip to getting it on Steam where it’s 25% for a bit: Cannon Brawl […]

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Dying Light and Hellraid still have a chance.

1 month 3 days ago by Ultimoore on Rootgamer.com

Always the optimist Well Techland sent out the emails in regards to Dying Light and Hellraid on the subject of if there are plans to bring the two Chrome Engine 6 games to SteamOS / Linux. Well I got my response back as did all of you who posted on both games “Linux support threads” on Steam. Krzysztof Janicki was nice enough to send back... Read More »

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Latest Nvidia Linux Driver Released

1 month 4 days ago by Kereltis on Rootgamer.com

It’s always great to bring you news of another Nvidia Linux driver release and today is no different, here are the details! Driver Details Version: 343.22 Release Date: 2014.9.18 Operating System: Linux 64-bit Language: English (US) File Size: 73.00 MB   Added support for the following GPUs: GeForce GTX 970 GeForce GTX 980 Fixed a bug that prevented the “sync to vblank” setting from being... Read More »

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Shadowrun: Dragonfall Director’s Cut Released

1 month 4 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

Some players have recommended skipping the recent cyberpunky CRPG Shadowrun Returns and going to straight to the Dragonfall expansion. Now you can do just that with the standalone expansion pack, Dragonfall Director’s Cut. This director’s cut of the Dragonfall expansion pack adds new music, missions, and revamps much of the game’s RPG and strategy systems. This standalone […]

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Dragonfall Directors Cut now ready for Downloading.

1 month 4 days ago by Ultimoore on Rootgamer.com

AMAZING! If you have not played or even heard of Shadowrun Returns, go ahead and punch yourself in the groin. 2014’s acclaimed cyberpunk RPG Dragonfall is back! It is totally bigger, better, and now available for the first time as a standalone on LINUX!. I just so happened to do my check on the Steam Application database and saw that “Game possibly works”. Well I... Read More »

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Chrome Engine 6 supports Linux?!

1 month 5 days ago by Ultimoore on Rootgamer.com

YOU LIE!!!! Well, it looks like our friends at Techland failed to mention a certain type of support for their lovely game engine. You know, the one with the name…. hmmmm – Wait, don’t tell me I know this one. Oh yeah, CHROME ENGINE 6! Yes the very engine that Games like Dying Light and Hellraid are being developed on.Here are some screenshots of both... Read More »

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A potpourri of open-source engines for old(er) games

1 month 5 days ago by Julius on Free Gamer

Yep, not much updates on the blog, but I thought I throw up a list of (mostly) obscure open-source news:

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Download: ‘Lutris’ v0.3.5

1 month 6 days ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Lutris is a gaming platform such as Steam or Desura, just without the ability to buy games but fully open source. Lutris make use of more than twenty emulators and game runners to provide a very large library of supported games.

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Got Minecraft Blues? Here’s An Alternative

1 month 6 days ago by Kereltis on Rootgamer.com

Microsoft has bought Mojang and Minecraft but is this the end for Linux Gamers? Editorial Although it is very sad for Linux gamers that another independent title has been eaten up by a giant corporate entity with a terrible record for cross-platform where it counts. There is also hope and morning light to burn those creepers off the roof (there’s a creeper on the roof... Read More »

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Another World Released

1 month 6 days ago by TimeDoctor on LinuxGames.com

  Éric Chahi’s seminal platformer Another World is finally available for Linux. Originally released in 1991 for the Amiga and Atari ST, this is a native port by Ryan Gordon of the 20th Anniversary Edition. It’s also known as Out Of This World. There is a detailed history of the game and its design on Cheese Talks that […]

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