Category Archives: Linux
Sat, May 04, 2013 | 15:34 BST
As promised earlier this week, the Left 4 Dead 2 Linux beta is live. The beta build allows Linux owners to play the game natively, and comes with the new Extended Mutation System. Those who currently own Left 4 Dead 2 will see the beta in their Steam library, and the complete game comes with authoring tools and the beta Dedicated Server. It also includes updated Windows and Mac clients, so even if you are not running under Linux you can help by testing the Beta. Further information can be found through the link to the L4D Blog.
Fri, May 03, 2013 | 17:48 BST
Fri, May 03, 2013 | 05:40 BST
Science fiction sandbox Starbound has amassed a whopping $1 million in pre-orders, unlocking a nubmer of stretch goals.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 09:43 BST
Team Fortress 2 developer Valve has dropped the update-bomb today, with a brand new patch that integrates the studio’s new “Steampipe” content delivery method, among other things.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 01:20 BST
Three games and one new piece of software have made it through Steam Greenlight’s community selection process.
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 02:48 BST
Here’s a new Kickstarter form a team nobody seems to have heard of, but we’re all pretty excited anyway because Son of Nor looks awesome.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 23:05 BST
Muse Games has released another free content update for Guns of Icarus Online, bringing the post-apocalyptic airship combat game to version 1.2 and adding a bunch of new goodies.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 22:30 BST
Red Thread Games has ramped production up on Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey. Development of the Kickstarted sequel to Ragnar Tørnquist’s classic adventures is now in full swing, and the studio is busy hiring new staff and looking for cast members. Hit the break to hear the crew chat about how it’s going so far; heretofore unseen portions of the game will be shown at a conference in June, so presumably the short answer is “quite well, thank you”.
Mon, Apr 29, 2013 | 23:22 BST
Epic Games is pleased as punch to present a collection of seven highly-praised indie games built on its popular Unreal Engine 3 platform.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | 19:17 BST
The Lunar Bundle from Indie Royale is now live and comes with seven games including Pid, Cargo Commander, Back to the Future: The Game and Dungeon Hearts with three more to be announced later. The seven games have a combined value of over $50 and the current minimum is $5.82. All are available for Windows and Mac and additionally Dungeon Hearts and one other are available for Linux. A video for the bundle is below.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | 01:44 BST
Although last year’s crowdfunding campaign didn’t earn enough to fund Defense Grid 2, those who contributed will receive the game for free anyway.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 16:17 BST
Spicy Horse Games has announced its next title, Hell Invaders, and its a collectible card game/RTS set in the Underworld.
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