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Humble Trove Free Games for subscribers

Humble Trove Free Games for monthly subscribers via linux mac windows gaming

Humble Trove gets you free games for Linux, Mac, Windows plus more for Humble Monthly subscribers. Which is an interesting take on a game bundle.

So while Humble Bundle is excited to announce six Humble Original games. These are available for FREE to everyone for a limited time, on Windows.

Dead Cells gameplay and game review video

Dead Cells roguelike action platformer coming this Spring

Since Dead Cells is really a #Windows game that can be played on Linux. Hence this post should share a bit of light on things. So this review is more gameplay itself. Since it is more of a challenge to review a #Steam Early Access game. Yet most of use are still very keen to playing Windows #games with Wine. And since this is our first experience with Dead Cells. We should point out that Linux support will arrive day-one at full release.

The Dwarves review and video for THQNordic’s latest multi-platform RPG

The Dwarves Review and video - THQNordic's latest multi-platform RPG

The Dwarves is THQ NORDIC and King Art Games latest #multiplatform #RPG game in this #review. Therefore the game is now rleased on Linux, Mac, Windows, PS4 and Xbox One!

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Master of Orion – A space-themed 4X strategy game review video

master of orion space themed 4x strategy game review

Building atop of previous games, hence NGD studios brings us the latest Master of Orion! This latest iteration is multi-platform, meaning that you can play it whether you’re on Windows, Mac or Linux.

Master Of Orion

Master Of Orion is a game that was made in Unity3D. For a game that was developed in Unity3D, it looks absolutely stunning. It would appear that they developed the game with a solid focus on graphics.

You’ll find that there are a plethora of races to choose from, and even better yet you can custom make your own! No matter what you choose, you will still be able to meet other races in-game as well.

Dead Age Review and video for turn-based Survival RPG

dead age review video for the turn-based survival rpg linux mac pc

With more multi-platform goodness out on Steam, we now have Dead Age. Dead Age is available for Linux, MacOS, and Windows.

This new indie title comes from SilentDreams and Headup Games. A Unity3D title, it brings with it survival RPG elements intertwined with turn-based fighting mechanics.

Black Mesa a first-look at the Linux port and PC gameplay video

black mesa review video on pc linux

Black Mesa


Half Life is a cornerstone of PC gaming.  When it was released back in 1998 it broke sales records, was critically acclaimed, and revolutionised the FPS action genre.  Half Life 2 continued that legacy and the rest is glorious history.

Fast forward to today and Half Life 2 has aged well enough that you can still play and enjoy it without the graphics being so mind numbingly ancient it makes you want to poke your eyes out. The same can’t be said about Half Life 1 though.

Tyranny Review, Obsidian’s latest RPG for Linux, Mac and Windows

tyranny review and video for obsidian's latest rpg on linux, mac and windows

With time and dedication, Obsidian Entertainment have continued to make a name for themselves. Tyranny is their next child born of a labor of love. Even if you have not heard of them before, it’s likely you’ve played one of their RPG’s before. Think Star Wars KOTOR 2, Pillars of Eternity or even Fallout New Vegas.

Slayaway Camp, an 80’s slasher, sliding puzzle game.. Obviously.

Slayaway Camp, an 80's slasher, sliding puzzle gameI had never heard of Blue Wizard Digital before loading ‘Slayaway Camp’ for the first time, but since playing this puzzle game I think I’ll be keeping a close eye on them. The sense of humour within this game is very much in line with my own dark grinning streak of evil. Also, they have one of the best landing pages of any web site that I have ever visited ( But, I digress, lets have a little talk about this interesting slasher movie themed block sliding puzzle game…

SteamWorld Dig Review – Linux, Mac and PC

SteamWorld Dig Game Review for PC, Mac and Linux

SteamWorld Dig is a new #indie release currently available for PC, Mac and Linux via #Steam and also on Nintendo 3DS from Nintendo eShop. The new #game comes from Swedish developer Image & Form and features a unique premise despite its ability to be comparable with a number of other games. Players will constantly mine down to the core of the planet they begin on like Terraria or Minecraft, progressively unlock new items and equipment like Castlevania and talk with a colorful cast of characters like Borderlands. No matter what you call it, SteamWorld Dig is a fun game available at a low price.

FTL: Faster Than Light Review on PC

FTL: Faster Than Light Review (PC/Mac/Linux)

“So what’s this FTL game you guys have been raving about?” I asked my friend, attempting a more gentle phrasing of “what’s this thing you won’t shut up about?”

“You remember that Battlestar Galactica episode called ‘33’?” he said. “Where they have to make a faster-than-light jump every 33 minutes, or else they’ll get blown up by the Cylon fleet?”

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