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By RootGamer, June 1, 2015 1 Advertorial, News

Gaming is getting expensive these days. A new system is going to cost you a bare minimum of $300 dollars and that’s before you even have a game to go with it, meaning you’ll need to spend $50 to $70 more and sign up for all the additional accounts required for online play. It’s a heck of an investment, especially for someone with a proclivity… Read More »

By RootGamer, April 7, 2015 0 Axes and Arrows, News

Axes and Arrows is an action-combat platformer for up to 4 players. The game features competitive local Multiplayer and an expansive quest mode which can be played solo or two player cooperatively.

By Kereltis, March 1, 2015 0 Giveaway, News, Rootrivia, Star Traders: 4X Empires

Last month Trese Brothers – Brothers on a Mission – announced the Linux release of “Star Traders: 4X Empires” which is currently available on Steam. In ‘Star Traders: 4X Empires’ you take command of a rag-tag group of human refugees fleeing in the great Exodus, and must help them re-establish your galactic civilization, defend your fledgling colonies, and rediscover lost technologies.

By Kereltis, February 28, 2015 1 Edge Of Eternity, Game, News

They have done it once again, the Edge of Eternity Kickstarter campaign has reached $100,000! About 100K$! Yasunori Mitsuda is getting ready! That’s right, not only are we going to see a classic J-RPG, but it is now looking very likely with 21 days to go, that we’ll see a soundtrack written by the legendary, Yasunori Mitsuda. In 1995, he released his first masterpiece with… Read More »

By RootGamer, January 14, 2015 0 Heroes of Steel, News

Heroes of Steel has arrived on Linux with the v3.1.15 update today. During our Greenlight project, due to the high interest from Linux gamers, we added a commitment to release on Linux. It has taken almost a year, but we’ve finally tackled this last platform.

By Ultimoore, January 12, 2015 0 Crowd funding, Edge Of Eternity, News

Midgar Studios has been very busy this past year. With games like Hover: Revolt of Gamers doing their backer alpha and getting that alpha ready for Steam Early Access release for everyone else including Linux gamers. It’s no suprise that they are coming back to Kickstarter to let hungry RPG lovers get their hands on Edge of Eternity. They posted today on their EoE.com blog… Read More »

By Kereltis, January 7, 2015 0 Game, News, Warhammer Quest

More good news today for Warhammer fans on Linux, “Warhammer Quest” now available on Steam! About Ok, so we don’t have DoW2 yet on Linux, but with the release of Space Hulk Ascension a few weeks ago and now Warhammer Quest which is based on the classic Games Workshop tabletop game, we now have some very decent games set in the Warhammer universe. I’ve been… Read More »

By Kereltis, January 4, 2015 0 Game, News, The Mims

Worth waiting for? Hell yeah! I’ve been waiting for “The Mims Beginning” to release ever since trying the demo several months ago! About The Mims Beginning is a visually beautiful God like Indie title from Squatting Penguins . It is reminiscent of the classic “Populous the Beginning”. It’s a mixture of RTS, fantasy and adventure, set in a very unusual and graphically stunning world. The game was… Read More »

By Kereltis, December 16, 2014 0 Game, News, War Thunder

Here come the Yanks! That’s right, version 1.45 is the update for US tank lovers! About War Thunder’s 1.45 update is a massive one bringing us new US tanks, new locations and new missions. Damage models have also been updated and damage done to vehicles is now much more realistic, when a planes wing is shot off it will break where it was shot as… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 12, 2014 0 News, Oculus Rift

The creaters of virtual reality headsets Oculus has taken over former developers of Kinect, who worked on the observation of hand movements with the Oculus Rift. Oculus has also acquired a company that specializes in the sketches of 3D models.

By Kereltis, December 11, 2014 0 Amd Ati, News

AMD Catalyst™ OMEGA Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver Release Notes  This release note provides information on the latest posting of AMD’s Proprietary Linux Graphics Driver. This particular driver updates the Software version to 14.501.1003 The AMD Linux release notes provide information on the following: AMD Product Compatibility Linux Distributions Supported System Requirements System Recommendations New Features Resolved Issues AMD Product Compatibility: The AMD Catalyst Proprietary Linux… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 3, 2014 0 News, Steam

Valve has announced a service for live streaming of gameplay footage. With Steam Broadcasting Group is going to compete against Twitch and on Ustream.

By Kereltis, November 27, 2014 0 Hardware, News, Zareason

Planning on buying a new rig this holiday season? ZaReason’s got you covered! About A while back we reviewed the ZaReason Zeto Linux powered PC. It was a joy to use and we were pretty surprised and very happy with its performance, you can find the review HERE. If you are still in the market for a shiny new, awesomely cool piece of hardware this… Read More »

By Kereltis, November 15, 2014 0 Game, News, This War of Mine

Another very interesting and different title just released on Steam for Linux, experience war from the other side in “This War of Mine”! About We might not yet have all the triple A titles or MMORPGS we’d like but where Linux gaming is coming into its own is in the Indie world. Over the past year we have seen the release of some very interesting… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 12, 2014 0 Lords of Xulima, News

Lords of Xulima is a Role-playing game set on the mythical continent of Xulima, where Gods and humans once walked side by side. Experience a genuine RPG featuring over 100 hours of gameplay, and discover one of the most epic sagas ever told.