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By Ultimoore, September 18, 2014 0 Chrome Engine 6, News

YOU LIE!!!! Well, it looks like our friends at Techland failed to mention a certain type of support for their lovely game engine. You know, the one with the name…. hmmmm – Wait, don’t tell me I know this one. Oh yeah, CHROME ENGINE 6! Yes the very engine that Games like Dying Light and Hellraid are being developed on.Here are some screenshots of both… Read More »

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SCREENSHOTS: Train Fever

By RootGamer, September 17, 2014 1

It’s the year 1850, and there are great times ahead! Establish a transport company and be its manager. Build infrastructure such as railways and stations, purchase transportation vehicles and manage lines. Fulfill the people’s needs and watch cities evolve dynamically. Train Fever runs on an engine specifically developed for this… Read More »

By RootGamer, September 17, 2014 0 Download, Lutris, News

Lutris is a gaming platform such as Steam or Desura, just without the ability to buy games but fully open source. Lutris make use of more than twenty emulators and game runners to provide a very large library of supported games.

By Kereltis, September 16, 2014 1 Editorial, News

Microsoft has bought Mojang and Minecraft but is this the end for Linux Gamers? Editorial Although it is very sad for Linux gamers that another independent title has been eaten up by a giant corporate entity with a terrible record for cross-platform where it counts. There is also hope and morning light to burn those creepers off the roof (there’s a creeper on the roof… Read More »

By RootGamer, September 12, 2014 3 Cannon Brawl, News, Steam

The in San Francisco based game studio, Turtle Sandbox, is about to release ‘ Cannon Brawl’ to the public. The game play is pretty addictive (to me) and has proven to be great fun playing against friends. ‘Cannon Brawl’ is an advanced artillery game with RTS elements, which reminds me of open-source games like ‘Wormux’ and ‘Scorched 3D’, but with more dynamics.

By Ultimoore, September 12, 2014 3

Screenshots you say. Today Julien Pika of Midgar Studios showed off some of the latest screenshot from his dev blog, showcasing the upcoming JRPG Edge of Eternity that is in development by Midgar Studios based out of France. In the screenshots you see the main protagonist “Daryon” standing in the… Read More »

By Ultimoore, September 3, 2014 1 Editorial, News, Report

What’s your poison? Today Feral Interactive hopped on the Twitters to ask Linux gamers a profound question that one answer will not be the same as the last. Some responses have been similar in nature but everyone had different to add. Now if you have living in the middle of nowhere with no knowledge of the gaming industry, Feral Interactive is the company that normally… Read More »

By RootGamer, September 3, 2014 1 News, This War of Mine

“This War of Mine” is the first game that lets you experience war not as a soldier, but as a group of civilians in a besieged city, struggling with a constant threat of disease, starvation and death, either from hardship, a sniper’s bullet or at the hands of bandits. Do whatever it takes to survive – without destroying your souls, if possible.

By Ultimoore, September 2, 2014 1 Borderlands 2

With the coming of The latest pre-sequel coming to SteamOS / Linux , It looks like Randy Pitchfork and Gearbox investor have had a change of heart. Today Borderlands 2 has appeared on the notorious steamdb.info website sporting the classic “Signs of Linux Support”. 49531/config/oslist: linux 49531/name: Linux Content 49533/config/oslist: linux 49533/name: Linux Executable 49534/config/language: english 49534/config/oslist: linux 49534/name: Linux English 49535/config/language: french about an… Read More »

By RootGamer, September 1, 2014 1 News, Rootrivia, Verdun

This month’s Rootrivia is closed, and we’re here to announce the winners of a copy of the WW1 shooter “Verdun”. To participate in the giveaway, one had to answer a very difficult question. Surprisingly everybody gave the right answer :)

By RootGamer, August 30, 2014 1 Download, News, Zelda Classic

Zelda Classic is a tribute to one of the greatest video game of all time: Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda. It has been developed into an exact replica of the NES version that we all know and love. Beyond that, Zelda Classic allows the development of new quests that can use either the traditional graphics or enhanced graphics, as well as new enemies, items, and challenges.

By RootGamer, August 30, 2014 3 Download, News, Strife

Strife is a competitive online game that features non-stop action and thrilling combat. Take control of powerful and versatile heroes, each capable of dominating in unique ways, and exert your will in an epic battle between two teams. Designed to offer vast customization options for each type of player, Strife is regularly updated with exciting, game-changing content.

By RootGamer, August 29, 2014 1 Fuhrer: in LA, News

‘Fuhrer in LA’, launch-title of new dark-comedy indie company ‘Ankaar Productions. ‘Fuhrer in a LA’ is a grindhouse-styled top-down action-adventure game which takes place around 1947, unraveling the truth about the demise of the Fuhrer post World War 2. In this post-war period you take control of the Nazi ‘Fuhrer’…..

By RootGamer, August 25, 2014 15 Contest, Rootrivia, Verdun

Where here have you been? I’ve waited for you. I’d rather not say how long but too much time has passed since our last Rootrivia. Better late than never :) honestly I’ve been slacking.

By RootGamer, August 25, 2014 1 Forced, Forced 2, Interview, Report

Last year we spoke with Steffen Kabbelgaard, Chief Executive Officer of Beta Dwarf, about the co-op game ‘FORCED‘. Now they are back with FORCED-2!