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By RootGamer, November 2, 2015 0 Battletech, Kickstarter, News

The Kickstarter for strategy game Battletech, the game in the same universe as MechWarrior, has reached all its stretch goals. With the 2.5 million dollars raised harebrained schemes, the studio can make both single- and multiplayer.

By RootGamer, October 23, 2015 0 Video

I’ve had a few of my friends and family ask me what SteamOS is all about so I made a video explaining just that. This video is the culmination of two months of work. Let me know what you think! You can find me on these socials: Steam Curator: http://goo.gl/tVefsX Twitter: http://twitter.com/thelinuxgamer Facebook: http://facebook.com/pixeltux Music: “Sweet Promise – Happy Guitar Background Music” and “Summertime (Redux)”… Read More »

NEWS: Broforce

By RootGamer, October 23, 2015 0 BroForce, Video

The player-character is a bro, a hypermasculine action hero-style commando, who fights terrorists and rescues his bro teammates and prisoners of war from captivity. The levels end when the player defeats a foreign devil boss, hoists an American flag, and leaves via helicopter while the scenery explodes. The bro character names parody those of fictional action heroes such as John Rambo, Die Hard’s John McClane,… Read More »

NEWS: LYNE

By RootGamer, October 22, 2015 0 Lyne, Review

Intro: Tonight I was in the mood for something incredibly chill. I didn’t want time limits or races, I didn’t want distraction or guns or loud noises. I didn’t even want to use my brain more than really necessary. It was with great pleasure I found Lyne. http://store.steampowered.com/app/266010/ Gameplay This is one of the most basic of the basic games. The first level teaches you… Read More »

By Ultimoore, October 22, 2015 0 Megabyte Punch, Review

I love Nintendo’s Super Smash Bro’s series. When I first saw this games screenshots on IndieDB I instantly fell in love. But was this game going to be good enough to fill my Smash Bro’s fix? Well lets see if it can stand up to a pretty high bar Nintendo set. Gameplay Megabyte Punch is an electro action/beat ‘em up where you can customize your… Read More »

By Kereltis, October 22, 2015 0 Review, Zareason Zeto

I was lucky this week in that I got a chance to take a hands-on look at the Zareason Zeto. Zareason have been shipping quality Linux rigs since 2007. They concentrate mostly on the R&D side so that they are able to guarantee their customers the highest quality systems. Unlike other Linux PC builders, Zareason are extremely versatile when it comes to Linux.

NEWS: FEZ

By Ultimoore, October 22, 2015 0 Fez, Review

Intro I remember back in the late 80’s when my older brother would go out with their friends and leave the NES by it’s lonesome. I would play hours to months on Platform games (That I still play today) like Super Mario Brothers 1-3 , Castlevania , Avengers and many other titles. Back then developers only gave you enough information about the character such as… Read More »

NEWS: Forced

By RootGamer, October 22, 2015 0 Forced, Review

Intro: After constant debate and topless pillow fights on who should do the next review. We came together and remembered how diverse everyone’s experience is with gaming on Linux. Like our friends at Linux GameCast Weekly You have 3 guys with 3 different machines. Our score and categories are still the same. But the scores will be tallied between the 3 of us. So as… Read More »

By Ultimoore, October 22, 2015 0 Review, Saturday Morning RPG

Intro Hey , remember the cartoons of the 80’s? So many great shows like He-man and the Masters of the universe, She-ra, Transformers and G.I.Joe. Tons of classic movies and styles came from the 80’s that really defined a lot of people today. I had been waiting for this game to come to Linux for along time when I first saw the Kickstarter campaign back… Read More »

NEWS: Irritum

By Ultimoore, October 22, 2015 0 Irritum, Review

Irritum is a cross platform (Linux, Mac, Windows) DRM free, 3D platform game with puzzle elements, stylish visuals and a dark trippy atmosphere. Intro It has been awhile since I took a good look at a 3D platformer. So getting a chance to review the newly released “Irritum” was a great excuse to once again don my jumping shoes and launch myself across various platforms… Read More »

By Kereltis, October 22, 2015 0 Eldritch, Review

Eldritch was released on Steam on Oct 21, 2013 by Minor Key Games. This is an interesting mix of Minecraft meets old school text based RPG, with a touch of Lovecraftian action thrown into the mix. The retro 8 bit look is all the rage at the moment it seems and Eldritch is no exception. It has that classic feel to it when it starts,… Read More »

By RootGamer, October 22, 2015 0 The Dwarf Run, Video

The Dwarf Run is an old-fashioned RPG with elements of point-n-click adventure. The story tells of an expedition to the ancient underworld temple undertaken by young dwarf Dalain Stonecruncher with party of friends and numerous adventures that followed. Dalain, Zenn, Ionor, and Barbados are about to meet the strangest beings, join the rebellion, investigate conspiracies, defeat the most powerful of demons, become champions of the… Read More »

By RootGamer, October 22, 2015 0 Review, Video

Keith Henderson Jr: My first review! Thanks to Yacht Club Games for providing me with a free copy! I was surprised how much fun I had with this game; I’m usually not a big man of the whole, “8-bit platformer callback!” genre, but Shovel Knights does things right. Just the feel of the game and the level design were enough to draw me in.  

By RootGamer, June 1, 2015 1 News, sponsor

Gaming is getting expensive these days. A new system is going to cost you a bare minimum of $300 dollars and that’s before you even have a game to go with it, meaning you’ll need to spend $50 to $70 more and sign up for all the additional accounts required for online play. It’s a heck of an investment, especially for someone with a proclivity… Read More »

By RootGamer, April 7, 2015 0 Axes and Arrows, News

Axes and Arrows is an action-combat platformer for up to 4 players. The game features competitive local Multiplayer and an expansive quest mode which can be played solo or two player cooperatively.