Category Archives: Linux
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 12:07 BST
Team Fortress 2 is getting some more Linux love from Valve this week, thanks to a new patch that addresses some client and physics issues. We’ve got the patch notes here.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 16:06 BST
Full Control has launched a Kickstarter for Jagged Alliance: Flashback. The firm is asking $350,000 in funding and so far 303 backers have pledged $11,138. The target platform is PC and will also be available for Mac OSX and Linux. A November 2014 release window is planned. You can watch the Kickstarter video below.
Thu, May 09, 2013 | 02:51 BST
Leisure Suit Larry Reloaded has been dated for a June release on PC, Mac and Linux by publisher UIG Entertainment. The company has also confirmed that Journey composer Austin Wintory has re-written the original game’s score for the release.
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 | 20:01 BST
Uber Entertainment has released a rather long look at gameplay for its successfully funded Kickstarter – the real-time strategy title, Planetary Annihilation. In the video, the game’s art director and creative lead show off the pre-alpha version which was live streamed yesterday. Alpha testing for the game will start around the end of May and those who backed the game will get to test it. Expect it to release on Linux, Mac, and PC sometime in July.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 01:43 BST
The Kickstarter for campaign for Guns of Icarus: Online – Adventure Mode has been successful, totting up its $100,000 goal with 34 days to go. The crowdfunding campaign aims to add large scale PvE combat, persistent progression, an economical and political model, AI and much more. This is the third Kickstarter Muse Games has run, all for the Guns of Icarus property; all have been successful. Adventure Mode is expected on Linux, Mac and PC in June 2014.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 02:23 BST
Not content with simple success, Larian Games has only gone and smashed its first stretch goal for Divinity: Original Sin. The RPG has now drawn over $500,000, unlocking a homestead for the player. The next goal is at $650,000 – a system of character traits – and for every extra 1,000 backers, Larian will expand the Phantom Forest area. A video showing off exploration has been released in celebration of the continued crowdfunding; check it out below. Expect Original Sin on Linux, Mac and PC in November.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 02:22 BST
Big Robot has opened pre-orders on its incredibly English robot survival sim Sir, You Are Being Hunted. Buying in at $20 through the Humble Bundle Store nets you access to a second round of testing sometime in northern summer, about a month after generous Kickstarter backers get in. The full release is expected on Linux, Mac and PC sometime around July. Big Robot is run by RPS’s Jim Rossignol, by the way.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 01:09 BST
Sat, Apr 13, 2013 | 16:10 BST
DarkSeas has launched a Kickstarter for a Road Rash-style game titled Road Redemption.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 17:57 BST
The Spring Sun Bundle from Indie Royale is now live, and contains five games: Knytt Underground, The Real Texas, Monday Night Combat, Satazius and Gentrieve 2. The bundle starts at $3.99 and purchasers will receive the original soundtracks to The Real Texas and Gentrieve 2 as well as Adventures in Pixels, the chip tune album/comic hybrid from Ben Landis if they pay over $8. Pick up the Spring Sun Bundle here. A video for the bundle is below.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 10:54 BST
Shadowrun Returns developer Harebrained Schemes has announced that its Kickstarter-funded RPG will launch on Steam in June.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 07:25 BST
Obsidian Entertainment has released a four and a half minute video showing off Project Eternity in action, specifically highlighting the engine’s environmental capabilities.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 23:28 BST
The latest Humble Weekly Sale wants you to pay whatever you please for three titles from Blendo Games – Atom Zombie Smasher, Flotilla and Air Forte. Cough up a little more than the average to score Thirty Flights of Loving as well. You’ll get soundtracks for three of the games, and you can request Steam keys instead of a DRM-free version if you like. The games are all available on PC and a couple support Mac and Linux, too. As ever, profits are split between charities and participating independent developers.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 15:52 BST
The Kickstarter for Divinity: Original Sin has been successfully funded. It will now be released for Mac and Linux, and new stretch goals and rewards have been announced. With 17 days to go in the campaign, Larian has added the ability to fund the game through PayPal as well. You can have a look at the new stretch goals below or through the link. Divinity: Original Sin is expected in November.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 11:34 BST
Portal 2′s robo-chums Atlas and P-Body were being made into figurines over a year ago by manufacturer ThreeA, and then quietly fell off the radar. Fret not, as they’re still in development and recently popped up at a toy convention.
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 | 02:50 BST
The Kickstarter campaign for Richard Garriott’s new social RPG Shroud of the Avatar: Forsaken Virtues has ended. The crowdfunding drive was more than successful, pulling in $1,919,275 – close to twice its goal of $1 million. 22,322 backers ponied up at an average of $85 each, significantly higher than the typical US RRP of a new release. If you include pledges made directly through the game’s website, the total is .$2,050,509 and climbing. Forsaken Virtues is the first of five planned annual episodes in the RPG series, due in October 2014 on Linux, Mac and PC.
Fri, Apr 05, 2013 | 15:08 BST
Fri, Apr 05, 2013 | 05:56 BST
Lauded adventurer designer Christine Love has formally announced Hate Plus, a direct sequel to Ananlogue: A Hate Story, which was itself a follow-up to Digital: A Love Story. Originally planned as DLC, Hate Plus has grown into its own game, and will draw on your existing save file to present a different experience depending on which ending you achieved. It takes place over three days and has the player and companion investigating the events leading up to “year 0″; it’s *Mute’s backstory. Expect Hate Plus on Linux, Mac and PC in northern summer.
Thanks, Shack News.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 17:10 BST
inXile has confirmed that Chris Avellone will officially join the design team for Torment: Tides of Numenera, according to a press release issued by the firm.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 00:42 BST
Well, you did it. You threw so much money at inXile’s Torment: Tides of Numenera Kickstarter that the developer has had to delay the damn thing. I hope you’re happy – because I’m kind of stoked.