The most feared and feral of the Emperors chosen, the Space Wolves chapter are heading for “Space Hulk”, DLC now available on Steam! About “The Sons of Fenris they are, hardened in the forge of their harsh world, eager for battle and honour. They are the grey warriors, ashen like the wolf, whose greatest joy is to hear the clamour of steel amidst the din... Read More »Full article: For The Emperor! “Space Wolves” DLC Is Here
New DLC released for “Cities in Motion 2″, “European Cities” now available on Steam! About European Cities brings a multitude of brand new structures to Cities in Motion 2. This entirely new expansion gives you control of a new setting with an old world feeling. A campaign inspired by bustling metropolitan areas leads you on an adventure tackling the transportation conundrums in cities inspired by... Read More »Full article: “Cities In Motion 2: European Cities” DLC Released
Cute puzzle games are always a bit of fun and worth checking out, “Eets Munchies” now on Steam! About A beautiful puzzle game for the whole family! Eets Munchies is a reimagining of the award-winning puzzle game by Klei Entertainment. Featuring gorgeous animation and ridiculous creatures, players help an adorable hungry creature devour cake in increasingly devious puzzles. Replay the game forever with the Puzzle... Read More »Full article: “Eets Munchies” Released On Steam
Today we have another sandbox game released on early access, “Planet Explorers” now available on Steam! About We’ve been developing Planet Explorers for over 2 years now, and it’s finally made it onto Steam Early Access. We want to thank all of you for your support in getting us here! As with any Early Access title, this game isn’t complete. It’s still in alpha form.... Read More »Full article: “Planet Explorers” Early Access Available
Turn based role-playing is one of the classic gaming genres and Snowcastle Games are hoping to give the genre a real boost with “Earthlock: Festival of Magic”! About An original turn-based role-playing game set in a world of machines and magic, a world that stopped spinning thousands of years ago. On Umbra, a planet that mysteriously stopped spinning ages ago, war is brewing. As desert... Read More »Full article: “Earthlock: Festival of Magic” Needs Your Help
Is there anything a roach can’t do? Find out as you journey through a barren, post apocalyptic wasteland! About Nuclear war, post apocalypse, barren and lifeless wastelands. Lifeless? Not so much! Mutated insects have made their home in a bomb shelter and they’re set on exploring the world. Let this point&click adventure welcome you to a hilariously bizarre end time world and join the roaches... Read More »Full article: Journey of a Roach Available on Steam
Here’s one for all the space enthusiasts among you, build your own space company and take us to Mars! About Race To Mars is a turn-based, space company simulation game. Become the head of the newly established “New Space” company whose goal would be to establish a colony on Mars. You begin as a startup – develop cutting edge aerospace technologies and use them to... Read More »Full article: Race To Mars Early Access Available On Steam
The classic Mech shooters from a by gone era are making a come back it seems, Gigantic Army now available on Steam! About GIGANTIC ARMY is a heartfelt homage to 16-bit era mech shooters such as Cybernator / Assault Suits Valken, Metal Warriors, and Front Mission: Gun Hazard, developed by the studio behind the acclaimed shooter SATAZIUS. It is the 21st century and Earth is... Read More »Full article: Retro Mech Shooter, Gigantic Army, Released
No more infinite healing, Medics can once again use their ÜberCharge and workshop contributors can now view all of their submitted items using the in-game menus, all that and more in the latest update! Change Log An update to Team Fortress 2 has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Team Fortress 2. Fixed an infinite healing exploit related to loadout... Read More »Full article: Team Fortress 2 Update Released
Elite met Steam and out came Drifter, early access now available at 17% off! About Drifter is an open-world sandbox space trading game with a procedurally-generated galaxy 100,000 light years across made up of tens of thousands of star systems to explore and features an original soundtrack by composer Danny Baranowsky. Take on the role of a spaceship captain attempting to eke out a living... Read More »Full article: Drifter Early Access Available On Steam
Ever wanted to explore the depths of the oceans? Well here is your chance, FarSky is coming to Desura! About Farsky is a survival, adventure and exploration game made by Farsky Interactive. After the crash of your submarine, you are left alone in the depths of the ocean. Take advantage of the day to extract resources, go fishing and explore, but be careful of the... Read More »Full article: FarSky Beta Pre-Order Available On Desura
AMD are infamous for the quality or lack of quality of their Linux Drivers but lately they have been making an effort to head in the right direction. Today sees the release of a new beta driver for the community to play with! About Last Updates: 2/25/2014 Article Number: RN-LN-B14.2 Installer Notes Highlights of the AMD Catalyst™ 14.2 Beta Driver for Linux: This release of... Read More »Full article: AMD Catalyst™ 14.2 LINUX Beta Driver released
Kansei, an Anime style visual novel will be released on Desura on the 5th of March. The good news is you can pre-order today to get your copy delivered the very same second it’s released! About A teenager with the ability to relive the death of any corpse he touches finds himself tangled in another murder case when the owner of a high profile corporation... Read More »Full article: Kansei Pre-Order Available On Desura
Tomorrow the 3rd of March sees the start of Season 1 of the ASUS Republic of Gamers Dream League so if you haven’t done so already, it’s time to get your Fantasy League sorted out! About First available with the ASUS ROG DreamLeague Season #1 tournament, Fantasy Dota is an expansion on features originally included in the International 2013 Compendium. In Fantasy Dota, you join... Read More »Full article: Fantasy DOTA Kicks Off Tomorrow
OVER 9000?! Listen you miscreants and hobbits alike who call them selves Linux gamers. There is a dark seedy underbelly of the internet which is home to the trolliest of trolls. I am talking about my personal favourite and a favourite to the other members of Rootgamer.com, Linux Gamecast Weekly. Venn, Jordan and Pedro come out of their underground fortress to bring great reviews ,... Read More »Full article: Linux GameCast Weekly Live show reminder.
Another month, another winner…yep, it’s to announce the winner of this months Rootrivia! The Contenders The two contenders for this slightly altered version and possibly spatially disoriented timey whimey version of Rootrivia were: xpander69 & lapinop Both were awesome and excellent entries but as we only have one copy XCOM to give away we had to let the community decide which entry they preferred. winner... Read More »Full article: Announcing the Winner Of This Months Rootrivia!
Quite close outcome this time for the Project of the Month 2014 vote over at linuxgameawards.org. But there has to be a winner:Here is a closer look that which project got how many votes:Congratulations to the winner Battle for Wesnoth!This post was retrieved from...Full article: POTM March 2014 winner announced
Fancy A Puzzle or Two? We’ve got you covered, Chuck’s Challenge 3D is now available on Steam with special features! About From the design veteran behind the classic game Chip’s Challenge, comes Chuck’s Challenge 3D, a fiendishly addictive puzzler that’s packed with features that will tease the brain and challenge the fingers. It also comes with a level editor that lets you upload and share... Read More »Full article: Chuck’s Challenge 3D Available On Steam
Developers can now set their own games on Steam sale. Besides the option to join the Valve clearance sales, developers can now determine when, for how long and how much discount their games go on sale. Steam Developers can sign up 2 months in advance, whether they want to participate in a by Valve scheduled sale. A private sale period may last up to two weeks... Read More »Full article: Developers now discount games without Valve approval
We love our retro Indie titles here at Rootgamer and today’s release of “Ultionus: A Tale of Petty Revenge” has us jumping for joy! About Galactic hero Serena S has been trolled on Spacebook. This is obviously a cause to embark on an epic quest to punish the troll in question, who just happens to be The Space Prince. Guide Serena through 7 stages of... Read More »Full article: Ultionus: A Tale of Petty Revenge Now On Steam And Desura
We’ve been waiting awhile for this one but Portal 2 beta is now available on Steam for Linux! About Portal 2 draws from the award-winning formula of innovative gameplay, story, and music that earned the original Portal over 70 industry accolades and created a cult following. The single-player portion of Portal 2 introduces a cast of dynamic new characters, a host of fresh puzzle elements,... Read More »Full article: Portal 2 Beta Finally available on Linux
Another mobile game port hits Linux. Major Mayhem has been released on Steam at a discount of 20%! About Arcade cover shooter inspired by Time Crisis, Metal Slug and 80′s action heros! He’s got an itchy trigger finger, some scratchy stubble, and a fondness for shooting dudes in the face. Run and gun your way through gorgeous 3D environments as you embark on a mission... Read More »Full article: Major Mayhem Released On Steam
This week saw finally saw the official release of version 3.0 of FlightGear.Notable changes:Highlights in this release include integration of the FGCom voice communications client within the simulator, improved terrain rendering, faster scenery loading, and improved usability. This release also coincides with the release of FlightGear World Scenery 2.0 – massively improved scenery data covering the entirety of the planet and incorporating OpenStreetMap roads and detailed terrain information from a variety of sources.Also interesting is the "Bombable" add-on, which adds combat mechanics:This post was retrieved from...Full article: FlightGear 3.0 and Bombable add-on
Blast your way to the tyrannical butcher with your killer beats. You heard right, BeatBlasters III is now on Steam! About Welcome to Accapella! When Joey and Gina arrive in the musically starved town that outlawed groovy tunes, a chance encounter with the music hating tyrannical ruler of the town (and local butcher) sends them flying. Now lost in the wilderness outside town, Joey and... Read More »Full article: BeatBlasters III Now Available On Steam
Well Linux gamers Phyrefli from the PR team at Zero Point Software spoke today to let Linux gamers know what is going on with this Kickstarted title and how far along the Linux Client is. Still no offical solid date but he says that it will be early this year. Absolutely. We’ve mentioned this a few times in this thread, we’re planning on releasing a... Read More »Full article: Interstellar Marines gets some offical answers.
Hey there gamers of the Linux orientation. It is the time to give you the power to vote who will be the winner for February’s Rootrivia. The winner will win a free copy of which we are celebrating its coming to Linux. The Contenders Now this month we have a whopping (wait, how many contestants do we have? 2?! Shut the front door! You kidding... Read More »Full article: Rootrivia: Voting time!
Action, adventure, puzzles and platformer, Humble Indie Bundle 11 features six indie games. Pay what you want for theplatformer, Guacamelee! Gold Edition, the action RPG, Dust: An Elysian Tail, the puzzle-platformer, The Swapper and Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams. Beat the average price and you’ll also unlock Antichamber, and Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine. Guacamelee! Gold Edition Guacamelee! Gold Edition is a Metroid-vania style action-platformer set in... Read More »Full article: Humble Indie Bundle 11!
Battle your way through the dungeons of WazHack, solving problems and avoiding permanent death! About Time moves forward only when you do in the dungeons of WazHack, so you can take your time to solve problems instead of just spamming ‘attack’ and ‘drink healing potion’. With over 300 unique items to be found, you will invent your own solutions to sticky situations. With over 150... Read More »Full article: WazHack Released On Steam At 15% Off
For anyone who has not been following this game.Paragon Evolved is a fast-paced sci-fi FPS which combines the speed and intensity of older shooters with the tactics and strategy of modern ones. Immerse yourself in a challenging story-driven campaign mode, or simply enter the wave-based combat mode to quickly enter a pitched firefight against intelligent AI! game features CUSTOMIZE YOUR ARSENAL Radically change the effect... Read More »Full article: Download: Paragon Evolved Demo