Category:  Report

By RootGamer, June 3, 2013 2 Interview, News, Report, Verdun

We spoke with developer Matt about Verdun, a new unique online first-person-shooter inspired by a ferocious battle in WW1 , and  M2H & Blackmill ‘s experience with Linux game development. According to Matt “It is so easy to port your game to Linux nowadays that there is really no reason why you should not do it“

By RootGamer, May 11, 2013 0 Dolphin-emu, Download, News, Report

Dolphin-emu is a Gamecube, Wii and Triforce (the arcade machine based on the Gamecube) emulator which supports many extra features and abilities not present on the original consoles.

By RootGamer, April 19, 2013 3 Interview, News, Report, Shiny Loot

This week we spoke to Chris Palmarozzi, co-founder of ShinyLoot; a new game distribution platform currently in beta. There is no shortage in game distribution platforms. Can ShinyLoot be distinctive compared to other stores? What makes them stand out?

By RootGamer, April 1, 2013 1 Giveaway, Hotline Miami, Report

Thanks to Gamergy we organised a ‘Hotline Miami‘ giveaway. One had to post a screenshot browsing rootgamer to participate. The generator at wolfram alpha is used to get a random result. The lucky winners of ‘Hotline Miami‘ have been informed:

By RootGamer, March 24, 2013 8 Giveaway, Hotline Miami, News, Report

‘Hotline Miami‘ is a 2D top-down action video game by Dennaton Games, a team composed of Jonatan Söderström and Dennis Wedin, who had previously collaborated on Keyboard Drumset Fucking Werewolf.

By RootGamer, March 11, 2013 5 Download, Report

Publisher and ‘developer’ EA released a new SimCity to the world. The launch went very smooth, and many enjoy the new game through the always online origin 😉 What city-simulations are available to install and play on Linux? Made a little summary of the simulations in no particular order:

By RootGamer, March 5, 2013 0 Interview, Meriwether, Report

Joshua DeBonis – founder of sortasoft –  was kind enough to give a quick word to RootGamer about his latest project  ‘Meriwether: An American Epic‘  a historically-accurate computer role-playing game.

By RootGamer, March 1, 2013 1 Forced, Interview, News, Report

Last year’s November we spoke with Steffen Kabbelgaard Grønning, Chief Executive Officer of Beta Dwarf,  about the funding of their latest project ‘FORCED‘. The game reached the original kickstarter goal of $40.000 with an additional $15.000! After a nice homemade cake, celebration on twitch and well deserved night sleep. Beta Dwarf started on the final stages of development to get ‘FORCED‘ ready for release. So what’s new today? 

By RootGamer, February 24, 2013 7 Benchmarks, Counter Strike, Report

‘Counter-Strike: Source’ is made available in the Linux Steam store. This popular shooter has been around since 1999. How does the top shooter perform on Linux Ubuntu? Can the game keep up with Windows? Lets find out in the windows v/s linux benchmark comparison

By RootGamer, December 15, 2012 1 News, Report, Roots: Deadlocked

‘Roots: Deadlocked‘ is a fast paced multiplayer action oriented topdown shooter that combines the twitch gameplay of competitive first person shooters with the local awareness of a topdown shooter, resulting in fast paced skill based action.   Will ‘ROOTS:Deadlocked’ feature on Linux because you are using Unity3D? TeamINOV:  As promised, we looked into Linux, and it is possible, download links for the free alpha version… Read More »

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 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 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 »

By RootGamer, December 1, 2012 0 Crowd funding, Forced, News, Report

It was make or break for FORCED; as it seemed the funding would not be achieved with just a couple days remaining. However a final guerrilla-marketing attempt of BetaDwarf, proved to be sufficient! And right at the end they exceeded the $40,000 goal with a final score of $65,413, thanks to the 1900+ donations. This can only mean one thing:  the dungeons of the co-op… Read More »

By RootGamer, November 19, 2012 3 Crowd funding, Forced, Interview, News, Report

FORCED is a brand new gladiator combat-game, based on tactical cooperative 2-4 player gameplay either locally or online (also includes full single player game). Enslaved and forced to fight in mysterious arenas, the players must survive trial after trial, or face the consequences of their new power mongering master. The more they survive the more they learn about the dreadful purpose of the arenas. Their… Read More »