Category:  News

By Kereltis, September 29, 2014 2 Baldur's Gate, Game, News

After a long wait we finally have “Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition” on Linux! About L.G.C. (Linux Gamecast Weekly) broke the news over the weekend that Baldur’s Gate had finally arrived on Linux. Although this classic RPG had been running just fine under WINE it is still great to see it appear in my Steam Linux games list. I am over the moon that this whopping… Read More »

By RootGamer, September 23, 2014 0 Counter Strike: Global Offensive, News

Looks like Christmas comes early this year, ‘Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’ has reached ‘playable’ status according to steamdb. On the steam store you don’t see the game listed yet. However, the game can be installed already!! Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) is a first-person shooter video game which is a part of the Counter-Strike series. It was announced to the public on August 12, 2011, and is developed by Valve Corporation and their partner, Hidden Path Entertainment. The game was later released on August 21, 2012 for the Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, and OS X as a downloadable title.

By Kereltis, September 23, 2014 0 News, Steam

Today Valve launched the Steam discovery update, personalized shopping with a completely redesigned store page! About September 22, 2014 – Valve today launched the Steam Discovery Update, which introduces new functionality and features designed to optimize the Steam shopping experience as the number of new titles on Steam increases. In the past nine months, Steam has added over 1,300 new titles and grown to over… Read More »

By Kereltis, September 20, 2014 1 Bastion, Game, News

In the mood for some light, not to intensive gaming this weekend? You’re in luck, ‘Bastion’ is 75% off on Steam! About Bastion is an action role-playing experience that redefines storytelling in games, with a reactive narrator who marks your every move. Explore more than 40 lush hand-painted environments as you discover the secrets of the Calamity, a surreal catastrophe that shattered the world to… Read More »

By Kereltis, September 19, 2014 2 News, Nvidia

It’s always great to bring you news of another Nvidia Linux driver release and today is no different, here are the details! Driver Details Version: 343.22 Release Date: 2014.9.18 Operating System: Linux 64-bit Language: English (US) File Size: 73.00 MB   Added support for the following GPUs: GeForce GTX 970 GeForce GTX 980 Fixed a bug that prevented the “sync to vblank” setting from being… Read More »

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 »

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 2 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 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 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’…..