Tagged:  platformer

Yes Gamers, it’s that time of the year again when Great Father Newell pays our Steam accounts a visit and offers us wonderful discounts on our favourite titles! About A lot of people including myself hold off on our big gaming purchases until one of Steam’s big sales comes around (Bah-humbug…) so I for one am delighted to hear the bells ringing and the Ghosts… Read More »

By RootGamer, December 20, 2013 0 Interview, News, Oddworld: New-n-Tasty

Stewart Gilray, CEO of Just Add Water sat down with Derk Klomp to talk about Oddworld: New-n-tasty and his thoughts about Linux gaming and the Linux release plans for the game. Oddworld: New-n-Tasty is a next gen remake of Oddworld: Abe’s Odysee but unlike most remakes Just Add Water wants to make this enjoyable for not only newcomers to Abe’s universe but also veteran gamers… Read More »

By Ultimoore, November 26, 2013 0 Grapple Knight, Greenlight, Kickstarter, News

The team at Red Knight Games have started their Kickstarter for their game Grapple Knight. Play as Jouren as you take up the mantle of a fallen knight to journey through a myriad of environments and battle hordes of twisted creatures; on a quest to stop the evil Alchemist and free his grip from your homeland! Grapple Knight is a momentum based, action platformer that… Read More »

By Kereltis, November 20, 2013 2 Contest, Game, Giveaway, Irritum

In the month of Movember in the year of FOSS, 2013, we draw to a close our second ever Rootrivia competition with 15 lucky winners of the dark, mysterious, puzzle, platformer and amazingly brilliant, Irritum! The Winners We had a record number of entries for this months Rootrivia and were delighted to see so many of you take part in what we hope becomes a… Read More »

By Kereltis, November 15, 2013 2 Contest, Giveaway

It’s that time of the month again when we set a minor little challenge and ask you to answer a few Linux related questions, yes folks, it’s time to ROOTRIVIA!!! RULES All contestants may only do the challenge once. (I know and I’m tracking). Failure to do so will cost you your entry in the challenge. Challenge In this challenge we will test your minds… Read More »

By Ultimoore, November 15, 2013 1 Awesomenauts, Steam

Awesomenauts has added a new skin for Sheriff Lonestar called Private Mels. I know what your thinking “What does this have to do with Linux gaming?”. Well, the team at Ronimo Games has this to say about about their new DLC for Sheriff Lonestar. Mels is a cool kid that visited the Ronimo studio some months ago as part of a day that was organized… Read More »

By Ultimoore, October 10, 2013 3 Kickstarter, Magicite, News

Hey Rooters, Ultimoore here with with news about a game I had recently started to follow and looked very interesting. well the guys and gals at Smash Games have begun to bring Magicite to the next level, Kickstarter. For those of you who are not familiar, Magicite is an epic 2D RPG game that you can play single player or with your friends. Venture out… Read More »

Review: FEZ

By Ultimoore, September 16, 2013 4 , ,

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… Read More »

Review: Irritum

By Kereltis, September 11, 2013 1 ,

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… Read More »

By Kereltis, September 11, 2013 0 Game, Irritum, News

Irritum is a cross platform (Linux, Mac, Windows) DRM free, 3D platform game with puzzle elements, stylish visuals and a dark trippy atmosphere. About 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 Ultimoore, August 31, 2013 0 Awesomenauts, Crowd funding, Kickstarter, Report

Hey guys it is Ultimoore again, I wanted to talk about Awesomenauts: Starstorm Kickstarter because I love Awesomenauts and thought showing off what Ronimo Games have planed to this future DLC for the amazing game known only as, THE AWESOMENAUTS!! For those who don’t know: Awesomenauts is a MOBA and an accessible 3-on-3 action plat-former. Head out to the online battlefields together with your friends… Read More »

By RootGamer, July 22, 2013 1 Divo, News, Steam

This is an unusual, bright and dynamic arcade game, in which we manage the cavy in a cyber wheel! Our hero must for limited time to reach the finish point is at the level of that simultaneously avoiding collisions with enemies and collecting all sorts of bonuses, for the successful completion of levels!

By RootGamer, July 16, 2013 0 Desura, News, Operation Smash, Unity3D

The new 2D (old-school) platformer ‘Operation Smash‘ is made available on Desura by Steve Olofsson. The retro action game is all about exploration and discovery of weapons and abilities to make progress in the dangerous environment of Operation Smash.

SCREENSHOTS: Gateways

By RootGamer, July 13, 2013 0

From the creative mind of Smudged Cat Games comes an exciting new retro-styled 2D platformer; ‘Gateways‘ is set in the lab of an inventor called Ed following an outbreak of a number of his more “creative” experiments.

By RootGamer, July 10, 2013 0 Gateways, News, Steam

From the creative mind of Smudged Cat Games comes an exciting new retro-styled 2D platformer; ‘Gateways‘ is set in the lab of an inventor called Ed following an outbreak of a number of his more “creative” experiments. The game is available on Steam and Desura(currently only shows windows). The Linux release of ‘Gateways’ was announced on the developers blog; Gateways for Linux and Mac has just gone… Read More »