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GOG.com and Linux

Sunday 27th of July 2014 05:41:10 PM
GOG.com announced this week that they now offer Linux game titles! A while ago, we’ve announced our plans to add Linux support as one of the features of our digital platform, with 100 games on the launch day sometime this fall. We’ve put much time and effort into this project and now we’ve found ourselves […]

Frozen Cortex Beta

Sunday 27th of July 2014 05:37:51 PM
Mode 7, the developers of Frozen Synapse, have released a beta of their latest title Frozen Cortex for Linux:

Civilization: Beyond Earth Previews

Sunday 27th of July 2014 05:33:42 PM
Two previews of the Alpha Centauri-inspired and Civ5 sequel Civilization: Beyond Earth were posted this week: Rock, Paper, Shotgun Polygon

Kerbal Space Program: First Contract

Sunday 20th of July 2014 09:33:11 PM
My beloved Kerbal Space Program has been updated to version 0.24, dubbed “First Contract” because of an enhanced Career mode: Players will now have the opportunity to take on Contracts, manage Funds, a new in-game currency that allows players to buy rocket and plane parts, and earn Reputation for their efforts. Reputation is raised for […]

Nightmare Cooperative

Sunday 20th of July 2014 09:26:53 PM
The Verge posted a look at The Nightmare Cooperative as an intro to the usually uncompromisingly sadistic roguelike genre: At the outset, you control a single explorer, moving one square at a time through a series of rooms. The turn-based structure means that speed isn’t important, but every time you make a move your enemies […]

Steamy Sokobond

Sunday 20th of July 2014 09:23:07 PM
The acclaimed chemistry-themed puzzler Sokobond will be available via Steam on Monday July 21st:

Battlepaths Released

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 09:28:10 PM
Key12 Games’ RPG Battlepaths has been released, here’s their announcement: The Linux Version of Battlepaths is now available on the store! Hundreds of thousands of Linux users will finally be able to save the world from the evil Chaos Overlord, fighting their way through the realms and testing their might in the Halls of Challenge. […]

MouseCraft

Monday 14th of July 2014 12:10:52 PM
MouseCraft – drop mice, solve puzzles: It’s available via Steam or direct from the devs.

Monday Miscellany

Monday 14th of July 2014 11:45:03 AM
Dwarf Fortress 0.40, the first major release in quite some time, was made available. Changes have been delineated on the official forums. RPS pointed out BANG! BANG! BANG! a multiplayer Western-themed standoff game. Polygon has a guide to starting DOTA 2.

Wine 1.7.22

Friday 11th of July 2014 10:16:07 PM
A new development release of Wine has been released. New items in this release include: Support for Unicode bracketing pairs. Improved Internet cookie support. OS X CoreAudio driver uses AUHAL instead of AudioQueue. Initial support for geographical information. Various bug fixes. Download: [ Wine 1.7.22 ]

BeagleSNES Emulator Appliance Updated with Snapshots & More

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 05:13:58 AM
Andrew Henderson’s BeagleSNES emulator appliance now supports save snapshots and a variety of other new features, fixes and optimizations. Get your downloads for supported platforms and docs to make your own Super Nintendo emulation machine at BeagleSNES.org

Weekend Roundup 7/5

Saturday 5th of July 2014 12:57:28 PM
Quick notes on occurrences from the last few days: Gone Home now has a retail edition lovingly crafted to evoke the Spirit of the 90s! Killing Floor: End of the Line has been released. The Fall was reviewed. DROD: The Second Sky is available. Woo!

Games I’m Looking Forward To…

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 04:12:04 AM
…or rather, side-scrolling platforming games I’m looking forward to. With new footage. I guess this is narrower than the headline implied: Mighty No. 9 Shovel Knight Lately I’ve been playing Shadowrun tho.