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StarCrawlers dungeon crawler launches [Linux]

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The Sci-fi dungeon crawler #CRPG StarCrawlers just released on #Steam. And since the #games is available for Linux, Mac and Windows PC we are sharing. And due to the full release, no need to taunt players into an Early Access purchase. So this is a full release, which is a pleasure to see on Steam.

Hence players build a crew of renegade adventurers on the fringes of space. All while taking jobs from megacorps to hunt bounties. Sabotaging rivals and conducting corporate espionage. Therefore if you can navigate the intricate politics of wealth and power. Then you might just survive long enough to spend your hard-won credits.

So taking shady jobs on the fringes of space. Choices dynamically change the dungeon crawler gameplay. Even the way you explore the environment. Fight off foes, resolve encounters and how your story ultimately unfolds. Everything has an impact.

StarCrawlers launch Trailer for Linux, Mac and Windows PC:

StarCrawlers Features:

  • Wage strategic battles against futuristic enemies with an innovative time unit turn-based combat system.
  • Procedurally-generated dungeons and events create endless replayability.
  • Choose your allies and your foes wisely. Your choices will change how the story unfolds.
  • Eight player classes each with unique abilities. Both in combat and when exploring.
  • Randomly generated weapons, armor and gear. With upgradeable enhancements.
  • Easy to Hardcore difficulty modes and optional permadeath.
  • Randomly generated and upgradeable loot.

The Gameplay

Since Steam players take on the roll of a Crawler. Hence this means you work for those that pay. So the StarCrawlers gameplay is about asset recovery, commercial espionage, and mayhem for hire. Just a few of your crew’s specialized services. Therefore if something shady needs doing, a Crawler will be involved.
So if you succeed and you’ll be rewarded with better pay. While also nearing the respect of the eclectic assortment of merchants. Along with other opportunists and adventurers. Each of whom make their home in the fringes of space.

Since we have only seen a glimpse of gameplay. The games trailer shows the interesting turn-based strategy gameplay. Which is an interesting mechanical for at first-person title.

StarCrawlers was born from a love of the old-school games. Developer Juggernaut Games grew up with and a long-held desire to work on their own game. So after 3 years, the finally have the opportunity. Hence enjoying every minute to create the dungeon crawler.

StarCrawlers is available now on Steam and GOG for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Yet the dungeon crawler release also comes with a 25% discount until May 30th. Which makes for a better than expected savings for the launch.

System Requirements:

  • OS: Ubuntu 14.04.LTS
  • Processor: 2.2Ghz Dual Core
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1024mb Dedicated VRAM
  • Storage: 2 GB available space

White Noise 2 full release now available on Steam

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Some of the bigger gaming news this week. White Noise 2, the Early Access sequel to the successful White Noise Online has a full #release on Steam. Hence the Unity based game is #available for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Where gameplay takes the player in the roll of an investigation team. Or even the roll of the creature, devouring prey. White Noise 2 offers up some impressive 4v1 horror gaming. Trust me, the gameplay will get your attention and keep your focus. Which is why we are keen to release the news.

Hence all the helpful community support and game mechanic changes for developer Milkstone Studios. Since it’s only been 6 months since the Early Access release. There are some great improves to the game. And naturally Milkstone Studios are keen to thank their backers for the support and feedback. Hence all the information offered throughout the process to shape the game. So Milkstone Studios are offering all backers a free copy of Pharaonic. Which should be automatically added to the Steam library of those who bought the game. Which also includes the Supporters Pack DLC for Free.

“Rest assured, the release is not the end but just the beginning! We’ve got plenty of content planned that will be available soon, and plan to keep improving the game as long as there’s a community playing it, so please pass by the Steam Forums, the Official subreddit, or the Official Discord group and leave your comments.”

Also with the full release. A new update launches featuring more changes:

New White Noise 2 features:

  • Added Supporters Pack DLC with 2 new items: The Fungus and the Metallic Flashlight
  • Enabled Steam Trading Card drops
  • Added a Tutorial Videos section, with links to Youtube videos with Investigator/Creature tips.

Gameplay changes:

  • Changed the unlock order of some flashlights
  • Creatures: Reduced overall light resistance (less time to catch investigators once flashed)
  • Creature: Standard teleport distance has been increased a bit, and it’s less random (before it was 80-120% of a base value).
  • Investigators: Increased overall bravery (more time before losing control)
  • Investigators: Increased overall flashlight battery.
  • Improved some 1st person hand animations

So White Noise 2 is some impressive 4v1 gaming. The full release is available on Steam and Humble Store for Linux, Mac and Windows PC.

Roots of Insanity first person horror launches on Steam

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The latest news in gaming. The #horror #game Roots of Insanity from Crania Games launches on #Steam. Which seems to be one of those titles that keep asking for more. Since the story pulls you in. Hence the fluid gameplay and a hospital full of mysteries. Roots of Insanity invites you to an impressive experience built on Unreal Engine 4.

Check out the launch trailer:

Story

So players take on the role of Riley McClein. Hence this epileptic doctor soon finds his usual night shift twisted into something more dire. A scream in the night pulls you from your office. Only to find the hospital and yourself in a state of chaos and unreality. So gaming is about your helping Dr. McClein uncover the sources of the horrors in the hospital. Since rescuing your patients is not unexpected news. Deal with his epileptic attacks and perhaps you’ll survive this mind-bending night. Can you hold onto reality in Roots of Insanity?

Linux support?

So yes there will be Linux support soon. There anyone interested in some good first person horror gaming can wait. Since Crania, “we want to release our game’s macos and linux version one or two months after our game release if would be possible.”
Obviously the dev team can see how well game sales progress. While also ironing out any bugs, fixes, etc. Since this an Unreal Engine 4 title, system optimisation is not quite as easy as say Unity. Hence the one to two month native release window.

Right now, Roots of Insanity is available now on Steam for $9.99 USD. While more information is available on the official website, make sure to follow on Twitter and Facebook.

The Crow’s Eye release now on Steam, with native support to follow

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Set against a backdrop of #psychological terror, The Crow’s Eye is the latest release in gaming news. Hence the a first-person adventure developed in Unity 3D, where players control a young man #trapped in the abandoned Crowswood University. Since the institution was once a reputed #medicalcollege. This complex story is narrated through documents, recordings and radio. Which tells the experiences of both policemen and professors. Those who, twenty years ago, were involved in a series of mysterious disappearances. So in order to escape, players will have to investigate his relation to obscure facts. While also deciphering enigmas that his stay there implies. And as a result, finding more than one reason to remain at Crowswood.

Story

Year: 1947
The disappearance of four students in the prestigious Medical University of Crowswood. In turn forcing authorities to shut its doors in order to investigate the surrounding area.

Urged on by concerned citizens living in the nearby areas, several police units take in resolving the case. With no breaks in the case, days go by, and more people go missing–not only students, but policemen and professors at the institution vanish without a trace. Within days, the authorities and the director decide to shut down the university indefinitely. So the case is closed, never to be spoken of again.

Year: 1966
A young man wakes, confused, in Crowswood University, and discovers he’s now here as part of an experiment. He intends to escape from that dirty and gloomy place full of enigmas, puzzles and obstacles, which he will have to solve and overcome in order to achieve his goal. Nevertheless, his curiosity, coupled with the manipulation of a macabre scientist, will make him feel the need to discover the truth behind the disappearances and the role that he plays in this whole experiment.

The Crow’s Eye trailer:

Features

  • Explore a variety of haunting, mysterious environments in a first-person adventure of investigation and psychological terror.
  • Use your wits–and the items you find scattered through the environment–to solve puzzles and overcome obstacles that you will encounter through nine different levels.
  • Investigate an intense story narrated through recordings, documents and radio, and piece together the mystery of what happened at Crowswood and why you’re there.
  • Enjoy a haunting original soundtrack that will keep you immersed at all times.

Linux release:

“Hi Todd!

Our priority is Windows. However, we want to release the game on Mac and Linux too, but only when we know that the game runs perfectly on these platforms. We’ll do [everything] possible to have the game on Linux.”

Since The Crow’s Eye release is not immediate gaming news for Linux. A native release will follow on Steam, since the game is developed in Unity 3D.

Kona first person survival officially launches on Steam

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While everyone may or may not be a huge interest in survival games. First person #survival Kona [official site] finally launches on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. And what might catch your eye in this gaming news is the purpose to survival and #exploration #adventure set in 1970’s Canada. Since players take on the roll of a detective investigating a town that’s mysteriously deserted during a fierce blizzard. Kona first caught our attention back in 2014 after it hit Kickstarter target, then a year of early access, Linux and Mac support, now we have the full launch.

What’s new in the Kona full release?

“If you played Kona on Early Access, you probably wonder what will change starting today. During early access, approximately 30% of the game content was available. Starting today, you can finally discover the rest!

You will also be able to find and drive a snowmobile and you can expect new encounters. Among other gaming news (we wouldn’t want to spoil the whole thing now, would we).”

Story

Northern Canada, 1970. A strange blizzard ravages Atamipek Lake. Step into the shoes of a detective to explore the eerie village, investigate surreal events, and battle the elements to survive. The first instalment in a series of four games, Kona is a chilly interactive tale you won’t soon forget.

Features

  • Step into an interactive tale of mystery and investigate the perplexing quietness in the entire town
  • Explore a vast, frigid Northern environment and battle the elements to survive
  • Complete the first of four acts, each offering two to five hours of play
  • Enjoy the atmospheric soundtrack featuring music by Quebec folk band Curé Label
  • Experience the tale through the omniscient, third-person storyteller
  • Go back in time with a vintage look and feel reminiscent of 1970s rural communities

Kona launches and officially available on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows PC.