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YSoccer out of Beta

2 months 1 week ago by Charlie on Free Gamer

Since football is all the rage right now - unless you are hiding under a rock then you can't have escaped the World Cup - then a little bit of football game news seems appropriate!The game formerly known as Yoda Soccer has left beta and been unleashed upon the classic pixel soccer game world as YSoccer.YSoccer version 14If you never played Sensible Soccer, then you may not yet get what the fuss is all about - if that's the case then you should download it and give it a...

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Linux build ‘Contagion’ in progress

2 months 1 week ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

The realistic and appealing Zombie-like shooter "Contagion" is getting a Linux build! So written on the community page of 'Contagion' project on Steam. According to the developer, Valve is helpful with process.

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Download: ‘OpenTomb’ Lara on Linux

2 months 2 weeks ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

‘OpenTomb’ is a cross-platform re-implementation of classic Tomb Raider 1—5 engines that were developed by now defunct Core Design. It is not a patcher or DLL extension of already existing engines. features? Modern collision approach: engine gets collision not from floor data, but directly from room mesh data. Static mesh and movable collision is also calculated on the fly and is not taken from pre-defined bounding boxes. Integrated... Read More »

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OpenXcom hits 1.0

2 months 2 weeks ago by Hythlodaeus on Free Gamer

We have previously mentioned OpenXcom on several occasions before, but now the massive UFO: Enemy Unknown engine reimplementation project finally hit the long-awaited 1.0 mark, and they decided to celebrate by releasing this lovely trailer that sums up quite well the insane amount of detail and improvement put into the project over the course of 4 years. I'll let it do justice by itself, but not without thanking all the contributors for raising one of the most...

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Game engine “Bacon 2D” announced

2 months 2 weeks ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Canonical developer Kevin Van Dine has introduced an Ubuntu Touch compatible game engine. Touch is another flavour of Ubuntu Operating System which focus on mobile devices such as smart-phones and tables.

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GOG takes it up with Steam and Desura

2 months 3 weeks ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

Online distribution platform GOG has announced its Galaxy service. The company wants to compete against established names such as Steam and Desura. Unlike those services with Galaxy games could be played offline.

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Vote now on Linux Game Awards for the PotM July 2014

2 months 3 weeks ago by Julius on Free Gamer

You know the drill ;)Project of the Month July 2014For those a bit slow: yes you can vote for multiple projects... So lets share the love a bit and not only focus on a single title (you know which one I mean).Otherwise: If you have great ideas how the award could be made even better than it already is (yes we know, this time the nominations are a bit random), comment below.This post was retrieved from ...

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Dota 2 Update – June 2nd, 2014

2 months 4 weeks ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Here are the details of the latest Dota 2 update! About Compendium - Compendium Reward Released: Daily Hero Challenge - Compendium Reward Released: Alternate Voice Vote - Compendium Reward Released: Model Update Vote - Added sound effects for Dragon Knight’s Kindred of the Iron Dragon Immortal - Added sound effects for Death Prophet’s Fluttering Mortis Immortal - Fixed Hellborn Grasp Upheaval visual effects not showing... Read More »

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Possible Linux ‘Sid Meier’s Civilization V’

2 months 4 weeks ago by RootGamer on Rootgamer.com

In Civilization V, the player leads a civilization from prehistoric times into the future on a procedurally-generated map, achieving one of a number of different victory conditions through research, exploration, diplomacy, expansion, economic development, government and military conquest. The game is based on an entirely new game engine with hexagonal tiles instead of the square tiles of earlier games in the series. Many elements from... Read More »

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Want To Play “Metro Last Light”?

2 months 4 weeks ago by Che on Rootgamer.com

Now is your chance because you’re not going to get a better deal than $9.99, prepare for Redux by getting “Metro Last Light Complete Edition” today! About It Is the Year 2034. Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, the remnants of mankind are besieged by deadly threats from outside – and within. Mutants stalk the catacombs beneath the desolate... Read More »

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