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Posts tagged "linux"

Maia: kickstarting the god game revival

Maia: kickstarting the god game revival

There are 12 days to go. 12 days. And Simon Roth needs £50,000 or it's all over. This being the indie games business in 2012, we're of course talking about a Kickstarter project. We're talking about Maia.

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Receiver: the ultimate gun game?

Receiver: the ultimate gun game?
Receiver's a bit of an escort mission, really, and the thing you're escorting is your gun. Most shooters are happy to stick with aiming, shooting, and the occasionally button tap to reload. Receiver is not most shooters.

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Hot Shot: Will Fight for Food

Hot Shot: Will Fight for Food
Koala Man needs your help. That's one of my main takeaways from the latest trailer for Will Fight for Food, a role-playing brawler that hits PC and Linux on the 13th April. The game looks wonderfully strange and pleasantly violent. I'm in.

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FTL: in space, no one can hear you scheme

FTL: in space, no one can hear you scheme

Ah, another Kickstarter success story – and this time, it's got nothing to do with a famous developer or the return of a well-known RPG series. This one is about a two-man studio in Shanghai putting together a Roguelike strategy game, in which you fly a spaceship through the galaxy commanding your crew and fighting other craft.

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Where is my Heart? headed to Mac, PC, Linux

Where is my Heart? headed to Mac, PC, Linux
Oh man, I've kind of blown everything with that dazzlingly comprehensive headline. The news may not be complicated, but it is at least good to hear. Over on its blog, Die Gute Fabrik has just announced that it's bringing Where is my Heart? to...well, you get the point.

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Wizorb: It’s been available on PC, Mac for quite a while

Wizorb: It's been available on PC, Mac for quite a while

Is there a name for news when it's not that, well, new? Whatever it's called, I have some of it for you: Wizorb, by Tribute Games, is now available on PC, Mac and Linux.

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