Tagged:  valve

By Kereltis, February 26, 2014 0 Game, News, Ultionus A Tale of Petty Revenge

We love our retro Indie titles here at Rootgamer and today’s release of “Ultionus: A Tale of Petty Revenge” has us jumping for joy! About Galactic hero Serena S has been trolled on Spacebook. This is obviously a cause to embark on an epic quest to punish the troll in question, who just happens to be The Space Prince. Guide Serena through 7 stages of… Read More »

By Kereltis, February 26, 2014 3 Game, News, Postal 2

We’ve been waiting awhile for this one but Portal 2 beta is now available on Steam for Linux! We have just made Portal 2 available in Beta form on Linux; to access it, you need to opt into the Beta from the Portal 2 properties in your Steam Library. We look forward to your feedback; head to our dedicated tracker to report issues and look… Read More »

By Kereltis, February 23, 2014 0 BeatBlasters III, Game

Blast your way to the tyrannical butcher with your killer beats. You heard right, BeatBlasters III is now on Steam! About Welcome to Accapella! When Joey and Gina arrive in the musically starved town that outlawed groovy tunes, a chance encounter with the music hating tyrannical ruler of the town (and local butcher) sends them flying. Now lost in the wilderness outside town, Joey and… Read More »

By Ultimoore, February 14, 2014 1

If Valve needed a great looking, fast pace title to show off Steam OS, I think this could be it. Project Cars is a very successfully crowd funded game that raised a whopping 3.75 million euro’s ( Yes EURO’s )  and is being developed by Slightly Mad Studios. The team… Read More »

By Kereltis, February 13, 2014 0 News, Steam

It seems the developers over at Valve are still burning the midnight oil to keep those awesome improvements rolling out for gamers like ourselves. About When I logged into Steam this morning the first thing that greeted me was the new menu at the top, the “For You” menu. Features The “For You” menu features include: Recommended by Steam Popular among friends Recently updated The… Read More »

By Kereltis, January 15, 2014 3 Contest, Rootrivia

Another year has passed and here we are starting 2014, can you believe it? Well, we still don’t have flying cars readily available but we do have driver-less cars just around the corner, Steam for Linux, SteamOS, Steam Machines, FirefoxOS (isn’t that a browser?), Jolla OS, Ubuntu Touchy everything, and of course last but not least our very own ROOTRIVIA!!!! Yes folks, we are back… Read More »

By Kereltis, January 8, 2014 0 Game, Greenlight, News, Secrets of Rætikon, Steam, SteamOS

Secrets of Rætikon was released for early access today on Steam for Linux and is already looking very different and very awesome! About Secrets of Rætikon is an action-focussed exploration game with an open world. Fly through the savage mountains of the Alps and collect parts of ancient machines. The world is rich in interactivity. Trees, rocks, plants and animals – everything is physics based and… Read More »

By Ultimoore, January 7, 2014 3 CES, Steam Machine

About 16 hours ago, we shared with you that Engadget got a chance to see what companies would be throwing down with Valve in the Steam Machine department. Well now Valve has shown off all sweet little goodies that you and or friends and family can sink you teeth into. Valve also had this to say on their press release. Valve, creators of best-selling game… Read More »

By Kereltis, January 7, 2014 1 News, Nuclear Dawn

For all of you who have been tracking Nuclear Dawn. Well This Saturday Cheeseness from SteamLUG and Nicholas Hastings from Interwave will be hosting a Bug hunting event on Steam. I will most certainly be there as I always enjoy playing with fellow Linux gamers. Cheese posted this on the SteamLUG event board: SteamLUG Nuclear Dawn Bughunt 11 JAN @ 3:00PM (Eastern Standard Time Zone)… Read More »

By RootGamer, January 6, 2014 4 CES, Event, News, Steam Machine

According Endgadget several companies, including Alienware and Gigabyte, will announce a Steam Machine at the CES . They will additionally show their Steam Machines prototypes , according to Endgadget. Digital Storm and iBuyPower announced their Steam Machine last year.

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 Kereltis, December 17, 2013 0 Game, News, Steam, SteamOS, Violett

If you’re a fan of point and click adventures then look no further, Violett is here! About Set in a world full of wonders, quirks and things from beyond our reality, Violett is a remarkable adventure game that will push your brain to the limits and engross you completely. Dragged by her parents, a young and rebellious teenage girl – Violett, moves to an old… Read More »

By Kereltis, December 11, 2013 0 News, Steam, Steam Machine, SteamOS

Three hundred lucky Steam users will receive their prototype one of a kind Steam Machines on the 13th of Dec! About The time has come! We are ready to begin shipping Steam Machines and Steam Controllers to the 300 selected beta participants. The machines are due to leave the factory on Friday! The announcement was made today on the Steam Universe, Steam group. This is… Read More »

By Kereltis, December 6, 2013 4 News, Ravensword Shadowlands, Steam

Who needs Skyrim when you’ve got Ravensword: Shadowlands. Today we have yet another epic release for Steam on Linux! About Crescent Moon Games the award winning studio that brought us Ravensword: The Fallen King and Aralon: Sword and Shadow has just released Ravensword: Shadowlands on Steam for Linux. This is one I bought as soon as I saw it on Steam this morning because it’s the one… Read More »

By Kereltis, December 6, 2013 0 News, Steam, SteamWorld Dig

At last we have a ‘Terraria’ alternative on Linux and it’s an awesome one. SteamWorld Dig has finally arrived on Steam for Linux! About This is the one I and many others (who have been frustrated trying to run ‘Terraria’ on Wine) have been waiting for. Finally we have a decent – in fact some might say incredibly awesome side scrolling, mining adventure game.  In… Read More »