Category:  News

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’…..

By Kereltis, August 25, 2014 0 Natural Selection 2, News

“Natural Selection 2”, a game with huge potential that has been plagued with bugs since its Linux release has received a sizeable update! About Natural Selection 2 Build 268 is now live on Steam! Although it has only been a couple weeks since the release of Build 267, we bring you this new build full of exciting changes and fixes! Build 268 at its core… Read More »

By Kereltis, August 10, 2014 3 Interview, News, Report

You read it correctly, Direct X directly interacting with the Gallium open source driver! About Last week we had an opportunity to speak with Tiziano Bacocco (an open source, electro Guru from Italy) about the future of the Gallium driver (open source AMD driver) and how it is possible to have Direct X interacting directly with the driver instead of having the overhead of the… Read More »

By RootGamer, August 6, 2014 0 Download, News, Unvanquished

The open-source shooter ‘Unvanquished’ keeps improving. The community is very much alive and the projects development is a all time high(?). Latest Unvanquished v0.30 got released, introducing all kinds of improvements and new candy to enjoy.

By RootGamer, July 30, 2014 0 Desura, NeonXSZ, News, Steam

In NeonXSZ (pronounced Neon Excesses) you are injected into cyberspace to stake your place in a war of virus versus machine. During your journey you will fly dozens of spaceships with hundreds of upgrades allowing you to create totally unique spacecraft with which to wage war.

By RootGamer, July 30, 2014 0 News, Unity3D, Verdun

You remember Verdun, the WW1 shooter which impressed us with a realistic gameplay experience. Or you might recall the Interview with Verdun developers. Verdun strives on authenticity and being historical accurate, thanks to great attention to detail of both M2H Game Studio and Blackmill Games.

By Kereltis, July 25, 2014 0 Game, News, The Journey Down

One the most long awaited sequels in Rasta gaming history is finally on its way, “The Journey Down – Chapter Two” pre-order now available! About Half of all pre-order revenues go to the Mavuno girl’s school project. I worked with these guys in Tanzania in 2008 and they’re doing a really great job there! The Journey Down – Chapter One was one of the first… Read More »

By Ultimoore, July 25, 2014 0 Age of Wonders III, News

What has been the main goal? Hey Linux Gamers, Today Lennart Sas from the Age of Wonders 3 Dev team posted on the teams Dev Blog an update on the porting progress of not only their game AoW3, but also the game’s engine to maybe bring future titles to Linux and Mac. Here Lennart states about the process the team took. Lennart Shortly after the… Read More »

By RootGamer, July 24, 2014 3 Discount, gogonlinux, News

GOG.com had planned to introduce Linux support to its catalog. Now GoG.com released a small batch of Linux compatible games.