A Story About My Uncle could see a Linux release

a story about my uncle could see a linux release in gaming news

In gaming news, A Story About My Uncle #shown up SteamDB with a Linux #build. Hence the first person platforming adventure release is only available for Windows PC. Also having originally #released on Steam, GOG and Humble Store back in May 2014.

a story about my uncle on steam for linux

While it looks quite realistic that we will see a Linux port. We are still waiting on further details for the Unreal Engine 3 game. And since this is testing for Linux, that could be just that. Yet looking further into SteamDB we see a Mac testing build as well. Which looks rather like there is a very significant we will have official news soon.


So A Story About My Uncle is a first person platforming adventure game. All about a boy who searches for his lost uncle. While also ending ends up in a world he couldn’t imagine existed. Taking help of your uncle’s mysterious inventions. Since each one lets you jump incredibly high and far through beautiful scenery. While you uncover clues to your uncle’s whereabouts. Meeting fantastical creatures that will help on your journey.

While the movement in A Story About My Uncle is a crucial part. The gameplay focuses on swinging through the world with a grappling hook. Hence giving the player a sense of speed and freedom. Soaring through a game world with a unique art style. Plus a mysterious story that unravels before you.

A Story About My Uncle features

  • Grappling hook: An empowering mechanic that gives you a sensation of speed, flow and vertigo like you’ve never experienced before.
  • Explore the world: Visit a wonderful and exciting world – from paradisal caves, to lost civilizations and harsh, mystical landscapes.
  • Emphasis on story: While searching for your uncle you will meet creatures with stories and fates of their own. Take your time to explore the world to dig deeper into the narrative.
  • Non-violent: A Story About My Uncle is a First Person game, but it is driven by non-violent gameplay and a heavy emphasis on story and atmosphere.

So get into some gameplay of A Story About My Uncle, check out Steam, GOG and Humble. Keep in mind, the game works well on Wine (Steam preferred).
We will have more information about the release soon. Ideally get into some Linux gaming with some significant news.

The Bandit Clan DLC releases for Armello

the bandit clan dlc releases for armello in linux gaming news

Armello is back in gaming news. Still going strong more than 18 months post-release. Hence the #awardwinning #digitalboardgame from League of Geeks. Now receiving its seventh major #contentupdate now on Steam; v1.7 Wyld’s Ward for Linux, Mac and Windows PC

So at the same time, LoG is also launching the news of The Bandit Clan DLC on Steam. While including four unique Bandit Heroes, Bandit Dice and Ring, over 50 unique quests. Plus an Amulet and Card Skin. The Bandit Clan is League of Geeks largest and most highly anticipated DLC release to date. While increasing the number of playable Clans to five and playable Heroes to 16.

Additionally, to celebrate The Bandit Clan and Wyld’s Ward gaming releases. Now and for a limited time Armello and the Armello OST will be 30% off via Steam. There is no listing on the Humble Store at the time of writing. But the previously released DLC (The Usurpers Hero Pack & Seasons Board Skins Pack) prices are marked down by 10% too.

Each character has their own distinct stats and special power, allowing players to find heroes that tailor to their style.

The new heroes include:

  • Scarlet, The Bandit King – This fox is a natural leader. Charm, wit, and merciless determination.
    • Hero Power: Recruits followers from settlements she saves.
  • Twiss, Little Lightpaw – Tiny squirrel, greatest thief Armello’s ever known.
    • Hero Power: Always has Evade when opponents attack, steals a card if successful.
  • Sylas, Fisher of Souls – An otter motivated by nothing but revenge. Lives for the kill.
    • Hero Power: Gains a piercing attack for each Bounty level he has.
  • Horace, The Iron Poet – An old knight too skilled to die, a badger too loyal to retire.
    • Hero Power: Can trade places with King’s Guards.

Armello merges the deep tactics of card games with the rich strategy of table top and a character role-playing system. Players take turns exploring a vibrant world, battling players and vanquishing evil banes, with the shared goal of claiming the throne from the mad lion king of Armello.

“We’ve been sitting on the Bandit Clan for a while now, and in fact it was our backer community who wanted to share this content with the world,” said Trent Kusters, co-founder and director of League of Geeks. “With all the new content and almost 18 months post launch, Wyld’s Ward is the perfect update to set Bandits loose on Armello!”

The Bandit Clan is now available on Linux, Mac and Windows PC via Steam for just $9.99 USD.

More information about Armello can be found at the official website.

Victor Vran: Overkill Edition announced official release date

victor vran: overkill edition announced official release date in linux gaming news

So all the hype for Victor Vran: Overkill Edition in gaming news is real. Hence the game promises more thrills than ever before across Linux, Mac and Windows PC. While players and fans can experience the all-action game in full. Alongside two brand #newadventures. Hence the ethereal Fractured Worlds, a #challenging and empowering #newexpansion. This features a new chapter in the story of Victor Vran. Then Motörhead: Through the Ages. A wild, rock adventure, inspired by, officially endorsed by, and starring, the loudest band in the world.

Victor Vran Motörhead Through the Ages Trailer:

So Victor Vran: Overkill Edition is even expected to launch in physical and digital formats PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, The Overkill Edition will be available in both physical and digital formats. While priced at $39.99 / 34.99 / €39.99. So Motörhead: Through the Ages and Fractured Worlds will be available individually as DLC (priced at $11.99/ £9.99 / €11.99) for owners of the standalone Victor Vran game!

Since Victor Vran launched out of Early Access back in July of 2015. Haemimont did outline that all DLC for the game would be released Free for all existing owners of the game. Which this is probably rare for most developers. However it seems now we will have to pay for the news DLC. At least for all existing owners of the game.

So the release date for Victor Vran: Overkill Edition gaming is on May 30th 2017. This will be available for Linux, Mac and Windows PC.

Star Conflict gets an Ancestral Heritage update

star conflict gets an ancestral heritage update in linux gaming news

Star Conflict has seen another change in gaming news. The Sci-Fi MMOG by StarGem Inc and Gaijin Entertainment, now allows players to fly two #legendaryspacecraft. Hence the 20th century #SpaceShuttleEndeavour and the Spiral Aerospace System on Linux, Mac and Windows PC. While all part of the ‘Space Race’ event. Included in the ‘Ancestral Heritage’ Update. Where players can obtain the blueprints and parts necessary to assemble the famous spacecrafts. With all the distinction of humanity’s early endeavors to explore space.

While the American Space Shuttle Endeavour and the Soviet Spiral Aerospace System are impressive. Hence the visually almost indistinguishable images of their historic predecessors. The space engineers of Star Conflict have introduced significant improvements. Now featuring plasma cannons and special combat modules. Since both spacecraft are dangerous opponents even for the ships common to the fifth millennium.

Spiral Ship video:

So the Space Shuttle Endeavour is perfectly suited for steadfast pilots. While also able to function as a full-fledged Frigate-class warship capable of protecting its allies in combat. Taking advantage of its heavy armor protection. Players can activate the Endeavour’s ‘Phase Demodulator’ module. Which forces enemies to focus their fire on it. While forcing fire away from other team members in the fleet, providing cover during a fight.

Endeavour video:

The Spiral Aerospace System will appeal to all pilots that like to rapidly change their tactics. As the two special modules allow it to function either as a single or two separate spacecraft. So in its unified state, the Spiral is a potent Engineering vessel capable of assisting its allies in various ways. While in its separated state the detached module can, for a limited time, act as a very powerful interceptor. Which is some epic news.

So between April 27 and May 14, all participants of the ‘Space Race’ can earn Xenochips. Hence the Ancestral Heritage includes special missions in PvP, PvE, Co-Op or Open Space battles. Players are able to exchange chips for parts to build and customize the legendary spacecrafts. Wwith weapons and decorative items at the in-game shop. After the ‘Space Race’ event, players will only be able to obtain parts via trade with other players.

So Star Conflict Ancestral Heritage update brings a host of new changes to gaming. Eager players can get into Star Conflict via Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows PC.

Renowned Explorers: The Emperor’s Challenge expansion announced

renowned explorers: the emperor's challenge expansion announced in linux gaming news

Since it’s been two years since the #release of Renowned Explorers: International Society in gaming. Hence developer #AbbeyGames are back in the news with Renowned Explorers: The Emperor’s Challenge. The second premium #expansion pack for the “adventurer manager” Renowned Explorers on Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Now the pack opens up East Asia with first-time additions to the character roster, coming May 10th.
So a new expedition in Indonesia with a whole new game mode. While players are tasked to compete directly against Rivaleux. All to fulfil the desires of Chinese Emperor Guāngxù. Also the base game comes with Humble Wild Frontier Bundle, still live for another 4 days.

What’s the story here?

So your crew, representing The International Society, has been spotted. Hence landing quietly in an undisclosed location East from Borneo in Indonesia by the order of Emperor Guāngxù. Yet hot on their heels comes your arch rival, Matthieu Rivaleux. While making a clearly visible landing at the busy docks with his team of investigators. And since the locals were clamouring for autographs from Rivaleux. With his dazzling smile flashing for the crowd of dedicated fans.
So no sooner are the teams ashore, but a race begans to the Temple of Trance. While involving miraculous feats of physical prowess, underhanded trickery. This is no small amount of charming smiles to get the locals to lend a hand. What does the lovable (but somewhat eccentric) Chinese Emperor have in store for the two renowned teams? And what amazing discoveries can we expect in the archaeological dream, Indonesia?

The Game:

Renowned Explorers is all turn-based strategy adventure gaming. All set in a whimsically fictitious, 19th century, historical setting for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. So Renowned Explorers: The Emperor’s Challenge is the second expansion in the news, all set in Indonesia. Hence this latest release opens up a new location for you to explore. While also coming with a host of new characters to pad your team. This includes a new game mode available as the titular Renowned Explorers: The Emperor’s Challenge.
So this mode will challenge Veterans of the game. Where player have to adapt their strategies on the fly for a new level of challenge. So do you choose Suh Min-Jeong, a child prodigy in the fields of diplomacy and archaeology. Or perhaps Wang Yu with his knack for fireworks and a penchant for trouble?


  • Explore the far corners of the world in the age of discovery. So outsmart your rivals, campaign for fame and become the most Renowned Explorer of the 19th century
  • Create your own adventures; get to know your explorers with their own character traits, skills and quirks. Managing their progression while hunting for the most prestigious treasures
  • Prepare your treasure hunt; collect Insight, Research, Gold and Status on your expeditions. All so that you can acquire supplies and support for the next adventure
  • Attitude-based gameplay; choose the best course of action. Such as engaging your opponents physically and mentally. While using charm, deception, intimidation or a show of force
  • There is always something new to discover in the amazing procedurally generated expeditions. Since your reputation opens up new opportunities

So Renowned Explorers: The Emperor’s Challenge expansion will be making a debut via Steam in Linux gaming on May 10th. Also in the news, the Renowned Explorers: International Society game still has a 92% to 100% Positive rating on Steam.