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Silver, a 90s Action RPG Lands on Steam for Linux


"Silver, a corrupt and sinister sorcerer, rules the land of Jarrah with an iron fist. He and his henchmen have abducted the village women as part of a pact with the almighty god, Apocalypse. Now, only one man can put a stop to Silver and his minions. That man is you, David, a promising young…

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Review: DiRT Rally


Yet another game in the porting lineup by Linux gaming heros, Feral Interactive, DiRT Rally is a racing game focussing on, you guessed it: rallying. As opposed to the largely arcade oriented DiRT Showdown released a few years prior, DiRT Rally is very much intended as a simulation, delivering…

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Review: Trigger Time


Trigger Time is described as a story-driven, top-down 2D shooter with a gravity gun and physics puzzle elements with some cutscenes amongst the 9 levels of shoot-em up action. Amidst a world full of indie top-down shoot-em ups, does Trigger Time deliver enough to be different? Developer: Shephf…

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Review: Spec Ops: The Line


The bullets screamed past Walker's ears, piercing the dust-ridden air. The only consolation of being aware of the sharp hot cracks through the air from the bullets whizzing by meant that he was still alive. His fellow Delta Force teammates, Lugo and Adams, were crouched nearby on the flanks behind…

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Review: Yooka-Laylee


3D platformer and Banjo-Kazooie fans rejoice - Yooka-Laylee recently landed for all major platforms, including our very own Linux. As a spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie in particular, and created by a team made up of former Rare members, Yooka-Laylee has been a much hyped and anticipated game.…

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Review: HITMAN - The Complete First Season


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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Broken Age: Act 2 Review


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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OpenMW 0.40 - Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind on Linux


The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind is one of my personal favourite games of all time. Years ago I would have happily run the game in Linux, but the only real way to do so was through WINE. Thanks to OpenMW, a totally rewritten and open source engine for Morrowind, it is now very much possible to have…

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Aveyond 4: Shadow of the Mist Linux Game Review


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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Miaou Moon - Linux Game Impressions


Miaou Moon is an unusual platformer styled game. On the one hand, it's an almost hypnotic and patient adventure through space as you let yourself bounce around through low gravity while conserving energy. On the other hand, you'll suddenly find yourself using cleverly timed thrusts to avoid a…

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Trailblazers, a co-operative racing title where you paint the track announced with Linux support

Tags: Racing, Coming SoonI do love racing games, especially when they look as unique as Trailblazers [Official Site]. A co-operative racing game…

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun beta patch dramatically improves performance and load times

Tags: Stealth, Strategy, Beta, SteamShadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun [Steam, GOG] is a very good tactical stealth game, it just got a whole lot…

I Hate Running Backwards, a fast-paced infinite runner shoot 'em up hybrid with Serious Sam, confirmed for Linux

Tags: Action, Steam, Coming SoonAfter teasing us on Twitter, the developer behind the awesome looking infinite runner shoot 'em up hybrid 'I Hate…

Season-changing action platformer 'FOX n FORESTS' to release this Spring

Tags: Action, Platformer, Steam, Coming SoonFOX n FORESTS [Steam, Official Site] is an action platformer with RPG elements that will allow you to…

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy is out with Linux support, mod tools and constant patched improvements

Tags: GOG, Steam, Action, RPG, AdventureA release I didn't actually cover was Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy [GOG, Steam], the revamp of the 2003 3rd…

Shotgun Farmers, the FPS where bullets grow guns now has smarter AI

Tags: Action, FPS, Indie Game, Early Access, SteamShotgun Farmers [Steam] really is a sweet FPS, I consider it a hidden gem since it doesn't have a…

Unique puzzle experience 'We Were Here Too' will make you shout at your friends

Tags: Puzzle, Steam, Indie Game, ReviewWe Were Here Too [Steam, Official Site] is a very interesting puzzle game, one where you and a friend team up…

Nirvana Pilot Yume mixes a 'steamy' visual novel with racing and it's now on Linux

Tags: Visual Novel, Racing, Steam, Indie GameThe developer of Nirvana Pilot Yume [Steam, Official Site] sent word to us today that their mix of a…

The Humble Classics Return Bundle is a really good deal for Linux gamers

Tags: Game Bundle, Game SaleIt's good to see Humble Bundle put out some more bundles that have a lot of Linux games, the latest is the Humble…

Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus announced with Linux support, due in 'late 2018'

Tags: Strategy, Steam, Coming SoonWarhammer 40,000: Mechanicus [Steam, Official Site] has just been announced by Bulwark Studios and Kasedo Games,…

Parry and dodge your way to victory in 'Way of the Passive Fist', launching March 6th

Tags: Coming Soon, Steam, Indie Game, Action, Beat 'em upWay of the Passive Fist [Steam, Official Site] is a rather unique and very colourful arcade…

Halcyon 6: The Precursor Legacy DLC released, some good content for a small price

Tags: DLC, Indie Game, GOG, Steam, StrategyHalcyon 6: The Precursor Legacy DLC [GOG, Steam] was released earlier this month, adding some really nice…

Sci-fi mystery 'The Station' has released, it’s a short but memorable experience

Tags: Adventure, Steam, Indie Game, ReviewWhat would happen if we discovered the existence of alien life? A question I've often asked and a question…

Hypergate, a new space-combat sim will support Linux

Tags: Action, Steam, Indie Game, Coming SoonNot getting enough space-combat sims? Hypergate [Steam] is a pretty good-looking one that's confirmed for…

Gladiabots, an interesting AI-driven robot fighting game has Linux support

Tags: Indie Game, Alpha,, Early AccessAlways on the lookout for more interesting Linux games, I recently came across the AI-driven robot…