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Atari now partners with Antstream Arcade

atari now partners with antstream arcade for the vcs linux console

Atari now partners with Antstream Arcade for VCS, the Linux based console. And as one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands. Not to mention, interactive entertainment producers. Announces a partnership with radical retro gaming platform, Antstream Arcade. This partnership brings an enhanced and exclusive “Atari Edition”. Including Antstream’s game streaming service coming to Atari VCS.

Ataribox available for pre-orders this week

ataribox available for pre-orders this week linux games 2017

Ataribox is a Linux based box that brings gaming to the living room. So pre-orders are coming, this week.
Since Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers. This is an open invitation to take part in their interactive entertainment.

Since this a return by Atari to create its own hardware. in a broad eco-system of accessories and content. We introduced you to the Ataribox almost three months back, available for pre-order on December 14th, 2017.

Ataribox reveals details of their device and Linux

ataribox reveals details of their device with linux ubuntu games from atari

Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment. So, they now have new information about Ataribox. Since the product brings gaming and more to the living room. The launch also signals a return by Atari to creating its own hardware in a broad eco-system of accessories and content.  Even though the device came to light three months ago. The company now has more than 90,000 registrations on Ataribox.com.

RollerCoaster Tycoon World release pushed back to 2016 for Linux, SteamOS and Windows PC


RollerCoaster Tycoon World was #expected to release in December for Linux, SteamOS and Windows PC, but #developer #NvizzioCreations have posted a notice to let players know this will not be happening. Mainly due to the feedback from the first beta weekend, the development team has decided to push the release to early 2016.

“Our highest priority has always been to release a game that we’re proud of, one that lives up to the lofty standards set by the previous titles. With this new timing we will be able to do just that – deliver a robust tycoon experience along with additional layers of polishing and tweaks that the extra time affords us,” the Nvizzio representative wrote in a Steam Community update.

The new release date is expected to announced after the second beta weekend, which is delayed to December.

Although the first test only showed a small slice of available content, Nvizzio has received “tremendous, useful” feedback.

“As we had hoped, you’ve filled our forums with your thoughts, told us what you wanted this game to be and of course, filed a number of bugs. It shows your dedication and passion to the franchise, and your desire to have an impact on the development of the game and see your feedback implemented. It also got us thinking about all the other ways we could push the franchise forward with some additional time.”

Nvizzio’s shortlist of features to improve or implement easier “predefined piece” coaster building, additional coaster test feedback, with a robust fencing tool and an improved on-demand grid.

For more details, check out the official RollerCoaster Tycoon World website, follow on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.


Hands On With Incursion – A New Linux Bound Text-based Adventure Game

Small indie game developer Cube Noir recently gave let us play with their forthcoming ‘text based adventure game’ Incursion.

By their nature ‘text based’ games are considered old hat these days; in an era of high-def graphics and motion-controlled input the idea of gameplay momentum generated by reading passages of text and typing in commands seems slow and antiquated.

But Incursion aims to breathe modern magic into the tried and tested format.


Nostalgia fans will be happy to hear that, by and large, Incursion looks and feels like the adventure games of Atari, DOS and Apple II yore.

Slowly-revealed on-screen text informs you about the scene, scenario or situation you find yourself in, and, at certain points, a prompt will appear for you to enter information (name, nickname etc) or make a choice.

Quaint, if predictable, right? Well that’s where Incursion get’s interesting. The narrative of the game will exploit a ‘non-linear storyline‘ so as to make gameplay more interesting, and more challenging. It’s likely for this reason that one of the games unique features has been implemented. A ‘roll back’ feature can be triggered by the mouse scroll wheel, letting you you rewind text, actions and choices made.

Music Demo – Indie DB

The exact nature and set-up of the narrative is still being decided on (the game is in development) but, whatever form it ends up taking it’s sure to put a new spin on an old classic

Public Beta

So when can you get your hands on it? A public beta demo will be available in ‘early March‘.

The finished game is expect to appear in Autumn of this year and, if all goes to plan, will be available to buy on Desura for Mac, PC, Linux at a not-so-shabby cost of £4. One would also hope to see the game appear in the Ubuntu Software Center so that the less ardent gamer can easily discover it.

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