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“ReignMaker” Released On Steam

9 hours 35 min ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Visually appealing city builder and tower defence title “ReignMaker” has been released on Steam for Linux! About ReignMaker is a city building political strategy game with match-3 tower defense combat. From your capital city you lead your Kingdom against the invading Void Army that threatens all life. Your strategy, tower defense, and match-3 skills will determine the fate of your armies, but the many political... Read More »

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“Earth: Year 2066″ Early Access Available On Steam

10 hours 22 min ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Futuristic open-world survival title “Earth: Year 2066″ is now available on Steam early access! About Earth: Year 2066 is a first person sci-fi apocalyptic open-world game where your main aim is to survive. Set in post-apocalyptic future, you take on the role as a survivor of a nuclear war between USA and China. You became a mutant because of radiation. You need to get to... Read More »

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“Foosball – Street Edition” Is Here

13 hours 51 min ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

We’ve all played it and we’ve all loved it, well now you can play it on your Linux rig, “Foosball – Street Edition” has been released on Steam! About Tired of being stuck in the foosball table, the players of the team Rayados have released themselves, and now roam free on the neighborhood! Of course, freedom was only the first step, they aim for more:... Read More »

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Steam Controller comes out this fall

3 days 5 hours ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

The Steam Controller comes out in October or November! That says a source from the game industry at exhibition game Pax East. Steam Machines would be available at the end of the year and is supposed to be compatible with over 500 games that support SteamOS. The source at PC Gamer remain anonymous , but has the confidence of the PC game medium. The Steam Controller... Read More »

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Godot game engine on Ubuntu linux

3 days 7 hours ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Godot is a fully featured, open source, MIT licensed, game engine. It focuses on having great tools, and a visual oriented workflow that can export to PC, Mobile and Web platforms with no hassle. The editor, language and APIs are feature rich, yet simple to learn, allowing you to become productive in a matter of hours. Find out tutorials and instructions for godot on the... Read More »

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Download: ‘KeeperRL v1.0′ goes Indiegogo

3 days 7 hours ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

KeeperRL is an opensource dungeon simulator game inspired by Dungeon Keeper and Dwarf Fortress. You become an evil wizard seeking the ultimate knowledge of destruction. You can control your minions, and explore and conquer the world in a roguelike fashion. Combat is turn-based and very tactical. The whole world is procedurally generated. It’s a dungeon simulation, somewhat like a simplified Dwarf Fortress. You can control... Read More »

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“Star Citizen” Heading To Linux

5 days 9 hours ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

According to Star Citizen developer Chris Roberts, speaking at PAX East in Boston, “Star Citizen” is heading to Linux. About When asked about AAA titles heading to Linux, Chris Roberts had this to say “I will say that the likelihood of it happening is increasing because all the major engines are porting to Linux”. His best line in my mind was just after he explained... Read More »

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“T.E.C. 3001″ Released On Steam

5 days 12 hours ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

We’ve all spent hours dashing around our mobile screens, well now you can do the same on Linux, “T.E.C. 3001″ released on Steam! About Run, Rush, Haste, Burst Speed has never been pushed this far. Jump, Charge, Dodge, Slide You just slipped and got crushed! You can’t handle T.E.C 3001 yet… Try again until speed holds no secrets for you. In T.E.C 3001 (Tesla Energy... Read More »

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New DLC available for Awesomenauts

6 days 13 hours ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Three new pieces of DLC are now available for Awesomenauts on Steam! Video Cynical Vinnie & Total Spike   Being part of the Royal British Digital Society of Well-Mannered Gentlemen, Cynical Vinnie and Total Spike have donned their finest attire just to treat you to their deadly fish and chips. Huzzah! Features This DLC contains a custom skin for Vinnie & Spike in Awesomenauts, and... Read More »

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“Imagine Me” Gets A New Build

6 days 20 hours ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

A new build of “Imagine Me” has been released on Steam in preparation for PAX East in Boston! About The GG+ build is here and is something we all are so proud of.  The whole team worked super hard to get this build out to you today so you could be enjoying the same awesome experience everyone at PAX East is. Please, reach out to... Read More »

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“Earthlock: Festival of Magic” Reaches Funding Goal

1 week 13 hours ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

After what looked to be a close finish, “Earthlock: Festival of Magic” reached its funding goal with forty five hours to spare! About For the past month I have been anxiously following the progress of Snowcastle Games, “Earthlock: Festival of Magic”, the turn based combat title on Kickstarter. Today I am very happy to announce that they have reached their initial funding goal of $150,000... Read More »

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“Evolution RTS” Is Here and It’s Free On Steam

1 week 2 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

The Open Source real time strategy title “Evolution RTS” has been released free (in more ways than one) on Steam! About This is what we love to see here at Rootgamer, an open source title making it through GreenLight and getting onto Steam. It is great to see and I hope they do very well with “Evolution RTS”. Evolution RTS is a free an Open... Read More »

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33% Off “Project Zomboid” Alpha on Desura

1 week 2 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

“Project Zomboid”, the cross platform zombie survival RPG is on sale on Desura, at 33% off! About Project Zomboid is an open-ended zombie-infested sandbox. It asks one simple question – how will you die? In the towns of Muldraugh and West Point, survivors must loot houses, build defences and do their utmost to delay their inevitable death day by day. No help is coming –... Read More »

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“Centration” Early Access Available On Steam

1 week 5 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

It’s like the battle of the sandboxes at the moment and today is no exception, “Centration”, a sandbox, survival, horror game set on a space station now available on Steam early access! About Join your friends and thousands of other players from around the world to crew space-stations in a far away solar system, working together to maintain, defend and manage everything from lunch-time menus... Read More »

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E.T.S. 2: Force of Nature Paint Jobs Pack Released

1 week 5 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

One of my favourite titles has some new, incredibly awesome DLC on Steam, Euro Truck Simulator 2: Force of Nature Paint Jobs Pack has been released! About There is only one thing I dislike about this game, it doesn’t save my games to the cloud so when I redo my PC and forget to back up my saved games (like I did a few weeks... Read More »

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Unreal Engine 4.1: Linux support!!

1 week 6 days ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

We are pretty suprised and excited about the lates Unreal Engine 4.1 update, which is set for later this month. The developers of the impressive engine added support for Linux!! Folks have been asking about our early Linux efforts and support for Valve’s SteamOS and Steam Machines. We have good news for you! The 4.1 source code has initial support for running and packaging games... Read More »

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“Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden” Released On Steam

1 week 6 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

It’s been awhile but today we see the release of what looks to be another good hidden object title on Linux, “Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden” now available on Steam! About I really enjoyed playing “The Clockwork Man” a few years back and was hoping we’d see more hidden object titles on Linux. So waking up this morning to the release of “Abyss: The Wraiths... Read More »

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Vote for the LGA: May 2014 (OS game engine remakes)

2 weeks 14 min ago by Julius on Free Gamer

Project of the Month May 2014And Holarse.de even did a small trailer:P.S.: Sorry for the lack of updates lately. If you are interested helping out with the blog give us a notice here.This post was retrieved from freegamer.blogspot.com.

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“Team Fortress 2″ Update released

2 weeks 18 hours ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Fixes and improvement galore for “Team Fortress 2″ on Linux! Features An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. The major changes include: Improved the Backpack UI Added page buttons for all pages Removed prev/next buttons Updated the drag/drop behavior to interact with the page buttons Strange quality items can now be... Read More »

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Jupiter Broadcasting Buys L.G.C.

2 weeks 2 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

New media tycoon Chris Fisher, owner of Jupiter Broadcasting and hair stylist extraordinaire has reportedly bought “LinuxGameCast ” for approximately $14.4 billion dollars or 2 bitcoin. The news came as quite a shock as L.G.C.’s Venn Stone has repeatedly said that he would never sell to a man with perfect hair. “Hair…” Venn said,  “is the key to a mans soul and perfect hair just stinks... Read More »

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Atmospheric Platformer “Spate” Released

2 weeks 6 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

With atmosphere by the truck load and some of the richest artwork in recent gaming history, “Spate” could be one of the best looking games this year! About Spate is a platformer with a focus on story and atmosphere. It’s as much Mario as it is Dear Esther. Spate is the journey of one man’s struggle and descent into madness that is fueled by his... Read More »

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“Paper Dungeons” Early Access Available

2 weeks 6 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Old school board game style done in a very modern way, “Paper Dungeons” Early Access Available On Steam! About Paper Dungeons is a fantasy board-game mixing Tactics and Roguelike, boosted by online content. With the ability to create and share online your own levels, you are up for an infinite replay value! The game is visualized as a classic tabletop board game with dice and... Read More »

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Today Ends Oculus VR As We’ve Known Them

3 weeks 1 day ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Is it the end of our VR hopes and dreams or the beginning of a beautiful relationship? Facebook are buying Oculus VR for $2 billion! About In the end, I kept coming back to a question we always ask ourselves every day at Oculus: what’s best for the future of virtual reality? Partnering with Mark and the Facebook team is a unique and powerful opportunity.... Read More »

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“Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India” DLC Released

3 weeks 1 day ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

India finally has some representation in the epic historical title “Crusader Kings II”, “Rajas of India” DLC now available on Steam! About Rise up from the ashes of turmoil and anarchy to rule over a land fragmented into petty fiefs. Now is the time to take control. Now is the time for greatness. Crusader Kings II: Rajas of India is the sixth expansion for the... Read More »

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“Escape Goat 2″ released on Steam

3 weeks 2 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Are puzzle platform games your thing? No worries because “Escape Goat 2″ is here! About Escape Goat 2 is a puzzle platformer game where you use machinery, the environment, and a friendly mouse to progress through a dungeon. Overview: None have overcome the Stronghold of Toragos… will you be the first goat to do so? Escape Goat 2 is the follow-up to the critically-acclaimed 2011... Read More »

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“Breach & Clear” Ready For Action On Steam

3 weeks 5 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Put your team together, smash in the doors and catch to bad guys, “Breach & Clear” has been released on Steam! About Based in Kentucky, Gun Media is a publisher of interactive entertainment comprised of industry veterans with unique and complementary backgrounds. The mission of Gun is to build fresh and exciting interactive experiences for a wide range of platforms and gamers. The team shares... Read More »

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Download: ‘H-Craft Championship’

3 weeks 6 days ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

‘H-Craft Championship‘ is a science fiction racing game developed by independent game studio Irrgheist. A Russian version of the game was later released by Akella. The game is build using the free graphics engine Irrlicht. After a long down time, in 2014 the developers released the game as freeware and announced the game development will be continued including an Android version in the next release.... Read More »

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Nvidia, AMD and Intel Love OpenGL

3 weeks 6 days ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

The three amigos, Nvidia, AMD and Intel have shown why OpenGL can unlock 15% extra performance over its rival Directx! Report This is welcome news for Linux gamers who are anxiously awaiting the tidal wave of games that are sure to hit our shores in the not to distant future. It should also help allay any fears developers might have about the performance difference between... Read More »

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“DOTA 2″ Competitor’s Costume Sets Released

4 weeks 1 day ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

“DOTA 2″ has some of the coolest looking fantasy characters in the gaming universe and today fans get three new armour sets to equip for battle! Video About Forge of Iron Will (Fear’s Sven Set) “An iron mask for an iron will.” 25% of all sales of the Forge of Iron Will Set will be distributed to Fear and the contributors. Created by Jeremy Klein,... Read More »

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“Luftrausers” Now Available On Steam

4 weeks 1 day ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Pick your parts, take to the sky’s and let loose the dogs of war, “Luftrausers” now available on Steam at 10% off! About The skies will be set aflame and the seas will overflow with wreckage in Vlambeer’s stylish arcade shooter LUFTRAUSERS! Select from over 125 combinations of weapons, bodies, and propulsion systems and take to the skies to battle enemy fighter planes, battleships, submarines,... Read More »

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