Category:  News

By RootGamer, December 12, 2012 2 Crowd funding, Interview, News, Report, War for the overworld

War For The Overworld – fused the best components from the RTS and god game genres to create War for the Overworld; here you will find familiar elements from Dungeon Keeper, Overlord, StarCraft and Evil Genius. Your domain lies beneath the surface of this realm, and it is here that you will begin to build your sinful empire. The forces of good in this land will… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 12, 2012 0 Download, News, Vessel

Humble Support Ninja announced on twitter the release of ‘Vessel’ on the linux platform. The side scrolling, 2D platform- adventure game is developed by Strange Loop Games. The game controls and overall feeling of the game reminds me of ‘Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee‘ – which is a good thing i guess. ‘Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee’ and ‘Vessel’ are much alike! Plot Living liquid machines have overrun this world of unstoppable progress, and… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 11, 2012 0 News, Steam

Valve boss Gabe Newell says that now that Steam’s Big Picture mode has launched, the addition of Linux support is the next crucial step in developing its own hardware plans. The company already appears to be preparing itself with increased support for Linux in its games. He said the reaction to Steam’s TV-friendly Big Picture interface has been “stronger than expected,” and that their next step is to get… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 11, 2012 0 Download, News, Teleglitch

Teleglitch is a roguelike top-down shooter with pixel graphics. Don’t let the pixel shaped game hold you back!  This will give you the, paranoid, sweaty, and bloody hard kind of fun like the old days. The game delivers on that part! And brings you back to dark rooms and the feeling of the unknown ahead.. The game takes place in procedurally generated military research & training complex… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 10, 2012 0 Download, News, Ostrich Island

Ostrich Island is the unique mix between an adventure (explore beautiful islands and search for collectibles) and a platformer (jump over dangerous waters, run and kick stuff), with a slight hint of role-playing game (level up and gain new abilities). Version 1.06 Added the 6th island, “Silent Krill”. Hidden, you should solve the mistery on Island 5 to discover the “Silent Krill” location. Linux version is… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 9, 2012 0 Download, gogonlinux, News

Gogonlinux is a project that tries to port most gog.com games to the Linux platform. A new beta of the client tool was is released. gogonlinux-0.2.0 : added download percentage with floating point support added support for flexible API, windows installer Morgawr: Great news everyone! At last, after a few months of development, testing and sweating I’m glad to announce that the software has reached a point where… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 7, 2012 0 Desura, Download, News

Tiger Style Games announced on twitter the release of ‘Waking Mars‘ on Desura. In 2097, life is discovered on Mars. When your mission of first contact becomes trapped by a cave-in, you must master the alien ecosystem to survive. With time running out, you will make a decision that determines the fate of a lost planet. Features Explore an open-ended network of exotic caverns. Decode mysterious signals… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 7, 2012 0 News, Steam

It has been a busy week on Steam; New releases, the beta got extended (Debian, and Arch) and Ryan C. Gordon shared his view on the future of the Linux gaming community. The future of Linux gaming never looked this bright. Interview Recently Ryan C. Gordon gave an interview to cheerfulghost.com. In this interview he addressed the newsworthy topics such as the latest developments in the… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 7, 2012 0 Dream Pinball 3D, News, Report

RuneSoft has released Dream Pinball 3D on Mac this week. The game was originally developed by HSK Homework and Topware Interactive for multiple platforms and can now be enjoyed on MACs as well.   contacted RuneSoft and asked about Linux support with DreamPinball 3D ? Thomas Steiding: We will monitor the sales of our current and upcoming releases on Desura/Ubuntu. But bringing DP3D to Linux is also a possibility for… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 7, 2012 2 News

Can we expect the massive multiplayer shooter ‘Planetside 2‘ to feature on the Linux platform? The game is currently available through Steam. Developer Blaze gave a shomewhat diplomatic response on the question. Although no clear answer was given, at least it is no rejection!! Planetside 2: If there’s enough of a desire for it, who knows? It’s not something we’re currently focusing on, but be… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 6, 2012 1 Demo, News, Ostrich Island

Ostrich Island is the unique mix between an adventure (explore beautiful islands and search for collectibles) and a platformer (jump over dangerous waters, run and kick stuff), with a slight hint of role-playing game (level up and gain new abilities). You can choose between two difficulty levels (the third, hardest difficulty will be available in the future) Relaxing, where you can slowly investigate the islands,… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 5, 2012 0 News, War for the overworld, wip

War For The Overworld – fused the best components from the RTS and god game genres to create War for the Overworld; here you will find familiar elements from Dungeon Keeper, Overlord, StarCraft and Evil Genius. Your domain lies beneath the surface of this realm, and it is here that you will begin to build your sinful empire. The forces of good in this land… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 4, 2012 2 Download, News, SuperTuxKart

Over a year after the 0.7.3 release, the developers of the classic racer announced the RC1 towards SuperTuxKart 0.8! There have been several bugfixes since the alpha release, new music by Claude Werner (Bollen),tweaks to challenges, and some modifications to tracks (most notably a new shifting sands track, thanks to ctdabomb and kalado). Please help us test this release to make SuperTuxKart 0.8 a great release! There… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 4, 2012 3 News, Steam

Valve has removed the beta label from the Big Picture mode and released the special interface  to all Steam users. To celebrate the release Valve has until 10 December a large number of discounted games suitable to play with a controller. The Big Picture interface is focused on playing games on HDTV in the living room and therefore exhibits similarities with the interfaces of game consoles… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 3, 2012 1 Interview, News, Report, Rho, wip

Rho is a new puzzle game in the making build by 12villains. The player is given control of Rho on the new planet. Rho is not strong or powerful, and is more like a soul than a living creature. To pass the levels Rho has to take possession of the animals running around the world. Each animal has its own special ability which Rho have to use to… Read More »