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Review: HITMAN - The Complete First Season

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Here at TLR we recently had a 'first impressions' look at the newly released game in the Hitman series of video games. It is also the debut for the Hitman series on Linux, thanks to the porting efforts of Linux and Mac porting company, Feral Interactive. Having racked up more hours of gameplay and…

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Review: Fedora 25 - The Trail Blazer that is Blazing Fast

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Not long after being released to the wild, I decided it was time to retire old faithful Ubuntu GNOME in favour of Fedora 25 on my main laptop (an Optimus equipped machine). The Ubuntu install had served me very well indeed, but with Fedora's latest offering featuring the latest stable version of…

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Broken Age: Act 2 Review

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Way back in early 2014 I reviewed Act 1 of Double Fine Productions's quirky and colourful adventure, Broken Age. Somewhere along the line I assume I was either hit in the head or started living under a rock (perhaps both), because it wasn't until very recently that I got to playing Act 2. I gave…

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Aveyond 4: Shadow of the Mist Linux Game Review

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Times have been better, for Boyle Wolfbane. He and his unfortunate but loyal minions, along with his most faithful minion and pet, Fang, tried taking over the world like all of the best and most powerful dark lords do. Emphasis on 'tried', because Boyle failed. Miserably. Aveyond 4: Shadow of the…

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Memo - Note Taking, Unix-style

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We all take notes in various ways. Whether it's old fashioned sticky notes littering the front of your PC monitor, an app on your smartphone or simply using your brain to take a 'mental note' (if your memory is that good!), it's a useful activity. How about note taking on the command-line? And in a…

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[Game Review] The Journey Down: Chapter Two

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Released on the 25th of August 2014, The Journey Down: Chapter Two is the second installment in The Journey Down video game series, a classic point and click adventure inspired by much-loved classic titles such as Grim Fandango. Described as having a "Afro-Caribbean vibe", a quick look at any of…

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Corebird, An Alternative GTK+3 Twitter Client

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If you're like me, you may not have heard much about Corebird, a native GTK+3 Twitter client. Which is a bit surprising really, as Corebird is a very nice and stable application that holds it's own with any of the other clients out there and deserves more love. There's a few Linux Twitter clients…

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B1 Free Archiver: a simple solution

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Switching to Linux requires users to abandon their usual set of favourite programs and to employ what is available. In terms of archive utilities the first and most obvious choice is the GNOME desktop environment File Roller. But does a Linux neophyte ready to get into all that stuff at once? Let’s f…

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SeaMonkey - More than a Web Browser

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If you're anything like me, you may have thought or assumed that SeaMonkey was just a web browser; perhaps just a rebranded Firefox like Iceweasel. But it is in fact much more and has the name "all-in-one internet application suite" for a reason. SeaMonkey is free and open-source and is a…

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Review: Broken Age - Act 1

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A sheltered, over-protected, bored boy in space. A girl in a fairytale style land who is thrust into becoming an offering to a giant sea monster. Talking trees. Hippy lumberjacks. Broken Age has it all. And then some. Broken Age (Act 1) is a point and click adventure game officially released by…

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GNOME 3.26 "Manchester" Desktop Environment Slated for Release on September 13

Softpedia: It looks like the GNOME development team has no time to waste as they put together the roadmap for the next series, which will be developed during the next six months under the GNOME 3.25.x umbrella.

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X-Plane 11 is now officially available with day-1 Linux support

Tags: SimulationThe advanced flight simulator X-Plane 11 [Steam, Official Site] is now available and the developers put out day-1 Linux support. It…

Glittermitten Grove is now available on Linux, go collect some berries and something about frogs and fractions

Tags: SteamGlittermitten Grove [Steam], a game I had never heard of until today has launched on Linux. Oh, it also apparently contains Frog Fractions…

Adventure game 'Thimbleweed Park' has officially released with day-1 Linux support

Tags: Adventure, GOG, Point & Click, SteamThimbleweed Park [Steam, GOG, Official Site], from Ron Gilbert and Gary Winnick has officially released…

Mad Max meets Vulkan in a new fully public beta for Linux, benchmarks and OpenGL vs Vulkan comparisons

Tags: Steam, Feral Interactive, VulkanMad Max [Feral Store, Steam] from Feral Interactive has been updated with a public beta as the Linux version is…

Rise to Ruins (formerly Retro-Pixel Castles) has another massive content update

Tags: Early Access, Indie Game, Simulation, Steam, Strategy Rise to Ruins [Steam, Official Site] update 'InDev 25' will see your villagers get a bit…

Nongünz, an action platformer with a clever visual style will come to Linux

Tags: Action, Coming Soon, PlatformerWe certainly aren't short on action platformers, but Nongünz [Official Site] looks like it could easily…

Lil Tanks, an action-packed side-scroller will release for Linux next week

Tags: Arcade, Coming Soon, Early Access, SteamI've been sent in details about 'Lil Tanks' [Steam, Official Site], which is an action-packed…

Mantis Burn Racing, an awesome looking top-down racer could come to Linux with enough support

Tags: Indie Game, Racing, SteamI was pointed towards Mantis Burn Racing [Steam, Official Site] as the developers are considering a Linux port of…

Strategy game 'Cossacks 3' will have a Linux beta on Friday and I have a key for one lucky person

Tags: Steam, Strategy Even though it was supposed to be delayed until April, GSC Game World have announced that there will be a public beta of the…

HEVN, a first-person sci-fi adventure game should have Linux support

Tags: Indie Game, Unity3D, AdventureHEVN [Official Site] was pointed out by GOL follower micha and after taking a look I was impressed, so I spoke to…

Game engine 'Construct 3' is now in open beta, check out my example game

Tags: Toolkit, BetaConstruct 3 [Official Site] is a game engine that requires little to no programming knowledge as it relies on stringing events…

Oxenfree is a clever, narrative driven supernatural thriller you should check out, my review

Tags: Adventure, Steam, Indie Game, GOG, ReviewI finally set aside some time to play the supernatural thriller Oxenfree [Steam, GOG,Official Site]…

Meganoid, a challenging platformer with roguelike elements releases soon with Linux support

Tags: Action, Coming Soon, Indie Game, Itch.io, Platformer, Roguelike, SteamThe latest game from Orangepixel, Meganoid [Official Site, itch.io,…

RUNNING WITH RIFLES has a major update and a DLC announcement

Tags: RUNNING WITH RIFLES [Steam, Official Site] is the rather excellent top-down shooter with RPG elements that has Linux support. A major patch was…

Blazing Chrome, a classic co-op run ‘n gun plans Linux support

Tags: Action, Coming SoonBlazing Chrome is a new co-op run ‘n gun being developed by JoySmasher [Official Site] and they are planning a Linux…