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Ataribox reveals details of their device and Linux

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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.

Sundered feedback from Thunder Lotus Games

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Since Thunder Lotus Games (TLG) is addressing some of the challenges during launch week. Hence the sophomore production Sundered for Linux, Mac and Windows. The hand-drawn Metroidvania released on July 28th.
So in a blog post published by Thunder Lotus President and CEO Will Dubé. The developer strikes an optimistic tone, expressing gratitude towards the fans of the game. While openly acknowledging the various technical and gameplay issues. Since these require the developer’s full and ongoing attention since launch. While catching out attention with the statement about the hordes:

Some of you don’t like the hordes. We’re not changing them. Several of you came in with expectations of a classic Metroidvania. We are sorry for the confusion, but we won’t be changing fundamental game systems. Sundered is what is it is and that’s why we love it and are proud of it.

Since the developer has been actively updating players on Sundered’s known issues and patches. Both on the official website and on Steam. Where healthy dialogue between the developer and the community has been ongoing since launch. While the continual improvements are being made to the game. The developer’s efforts at open communication and transparency seem to be bearing fruit. Due to the proportion of positive user reviews on Steam has steadily risen. Hailing from a low point of 69% after launch to 75% as of this writing.

Clearly distinguishing these necessary improvements to Sundered’s quality. Any possible changes to the game’s core design? Yet M. Dubé firmly defends Sundered as an original take on the Metroidvania genre. Stating that planned future content for the game would not alter its fundamental game systems, but rather build upon them.

Sundered has tons of potential,” Dubé states. “We know the game isn’t perfect. But we’re fiercely proud of the step up we took from (TLG’s debut game) Jotun. And we can’t wait to show you what we’re doing next.”

About Sundered

Sundered is a horrifying fight for survival and sanity. A hand-drawn epic from the creators of Jotun. You play Eshe, a wonderer in a ruined world, trapped in ever-changing caverns teeming with eldritch horrors. Harness the power of the games corrupted relics to defeat gigantic bosses. All at the cost of your humanity. Resist or Embrace. Sundered released on July 28th, 2017 via Steam, GOG, Humble Store and Chrono.gg. Retail price is $19.99 USD for Linux, Mac and Windows.

Albion Online officially launches (Linux)

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Developed by Sandbox Interactive. Fantasy MMORPG #AlbionOnline officially launches on Linux, Mac and #Windows. While #games abound with a community of dedicated MMO fans. Kicking off their adventures with a clean slate after the beta server wipe. Legendary Founder and Legendary Starter Pack owners have already begun. Since they are taking their first steps in the sprawling land of Albion. Staking their claim on the untamed wilds and free markets therein.

So Epic Founders and Starters will be the next group to enter the fray. Joining Albion’s servers today July 18th at 13:00 UTC. Followed by Veteran Founders and Starters on July 19th at 13:00 UTC. So if you can’t wait to start forging out on your own adventure. Well then, Download the client and grab a Starter Pack to dive in right now. Immediately available on Linux, Mac and Windows.

Featuring a player-driven economy and the flexibility of its “You Are What You Wear” class system. Since Albion Online delivers a unique MMO experience that shines on the actions of its community. So borders fluctuate as guilds vie for land in an unending PvP struggle. Player-crafted goods and equipment populate the realm’s vendors. Enterprising individuals corner local markets with their own storefronts. So the games Rangers can trade in their bows for axes. While collecting the lumber to fuel their guild’s war effort.

So everyone, warriors, gatherers, crafters, merchants or bandits matter. Forging Albion Online’s rich and living history. So whether you’re ready to strike out with a group of like minded adventurers. Or retreat to your own personal island home. Hence the wilds of Albion are yours to explore and shape.

Albion Online (New Intro Video):

Albion Online Features:

  • Tell your story: Inhabit a persistent world where you decide what your legacy will be. Will you take up the mantle of a legendary warrior? What about a world-renowned armorsmith?
  • Player-driven economy: From shopkeepers’ wares to every item that mobs drop, players craft the goods that keep Albion’s economic wheel spinning.
  • Change the game. Go classless: Don’t feel burdened by your role. Embrace Albion’s “You Are What You Wear” system and shift your role with ease.
  • Represent your guild: Connect and coordinate with other players to expand your territory on an ever-shifting map as you take on rival guilds and shape Albion in your image.
  • Be part of a community: Join over 250,000 dedicated players in the beta alone.

Since officially launches now. Everyone can Download the client and grab a Starter Pack.

Albion Online’s launch in a Blaze of Beta Glory

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Since the pre-launch server wipe is incoming. Yet the July 17th release is on our doorsteps. Developer Sandbox Interactive is inviting all current players to send #AlbionOnline‘s beta out in a blaze of glory. So this weekend will chock full of the #games MMO action across Linux, Mac and #Windows.

Don’t have an account? No worries! Founder’s Packs are still available and can be picked up all weekend long until July 9th. So not only will you get access to the game before launch. But you’ll also get a slew of in-game goodies only available to Founders. While also experiencing the passion of Albion’s community through this weekend-long event.

Find out about Albion Online Founder Packs in this video:

So, not able to drop in? Tune into the official Albion Online Twitch channel Friday through Sunday. Since Sandbox will be livestreaming all these events for your entertainment. Follow AlbionTV on Twitch and you’ll never risk missing out on the MMORPG’s official content again.

Friday, July 7: 11 AM PDT / 2 PM EDT / 18:00 UTC – Rise of the Guardians

The colossal resources-turned-sentient monstrosities are running amok through the land of Albion. Therefore, Grab your trusted team, take the Guardians down, and harvest them for high tier resources!

Saturday, July 8: 9 AM PDT / 12 PM EDT / 16:00 UTC – Show Me the Money! (Hide and Seek)

Five of the King’s Tax Collectors have absconded with the public’s hard earned tax dollars, hiding in PVP-enabled zones across the land. Hunt them down, protect them from hordes of similar pursuers, and cash in on their wealth – your winnings carry over to Albion’s official launch on July 17th!

Sunday, July 9: 1 PM PDT / 4 PM EDT / 20:00 UTC – Castle Siege Sunday

A community favorite is back! Hold the castle in the Heart of the Forest or Creag Rudd to score some pocket-padding prizes! Guildmates and alliance-members, strap on your best gear and head on over to the Outlands for the fight of your life! Hold fast to your castle to win an abundance of gold, which carries over past the server reset.

Albion Online Founder’s Packs are still available for Linux, Mac and Windows. Since the games launch is coming July 17th and the server wipe is July 9th.

The Exiled RPG MMO will launch on Steam on February 23rd

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So two years ago, more than 4500 of voters helped get The Exiled through Steam Greenlight. While in those two years players asked when the game will #launch on #Steam. The answer has always been: When the game is ready for it. Now we have great news: It’s nearly ready!

So on February 23rd 2017 Fairytale Distillery will launch The Exiled on Steam via the #EarlyAccess program. From that day on players can enjoy all the benefits of Steam. Since this includes lightning-fast, rock-solid game updates and one-click password-free login.

While this also means that from that date on, the developers will run The Exiled as a live game. This means that gameplay is online 24/7 for everybody. Hence players will not have to wait for Alpha invites and Alpha tests. So everyone can get the game and play whenever they want.

The payment model is dead simple. Since everybody will get to play The Exiled free for seven days. So in order to continue playing, players can buy a Supporter Pack. Hence this will allow you to continue playing as long as you want.

As before, there will be three different Supporter Packs at three different price points: $19.99 (€19,99), $39.99(€36,99) and $79.99 (€73,999). All of these packs issue full access to the game. The bigger ones will add some visual customization options for your characters and other goodies. None of them grant any form of in-game power. So none of this pay to win stuff.

Fairytale Distillery are currently working on a Sneak Preview of the Steam client for our existing Dev Supporters. In the coming weeks before the launch the team will send you Steam keys, granting access to the Steam version of the game so you can give us early feedback.

So yes, go ahead and check out the Steam page and make sure to add The Exiled to your wishlist to get notified on launch day!

A couple of other posts you might want to check out, Torment: Tides of Numenera official release and The Uncertain: Episode 2 coming soon.

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