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The Escapists 2 prison break strategy releases

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The Escapists 2 is the creation of former roofer, Chris Davis. Since the games release is now available on Steam and Humble Store. Launching on Linux, Mac and Windows.
Hence the solo indie developer of Mouldy Toof Studios. Chris originally developed The Escapists in Multimedia Fusion. Since this is a program which he was originally included on the cover disk of a magazine he bought as a child. Davis took to Kickstarter with The Escapists back in 2013, where it successfully raised just over £7000. While being successfully greenlit by the Steam community with 96 hours. Gaining the attention of Team17’s CEO, Debbie Bestwick MBE. The Escapists joined Team17’s games label in February 2014. Hence Team17 going on to help co-develop the game, recreating The Escapists from scratch in Unity. Due to being able able to bring the game to a wider audience on Linux, Mac and Windows.

Since its initial launch in 2015, The Escapists celebrates over 4 million downloads. Yet now the combined forces of Mouldy Toof Studios and Team17 are back. This time with the fully-fledged sequel releases on Steam and Humble. The Escapists 2 introduces many fan requested features. Such as the addition of local and online multiplayer for up to four players. Which is a first for the series.

The Escapists 2 Features:

  • A dedicated tutorial, Precinct 17, for new players to learn the basics of prison life
    10 unique themed prisons to escape from including 3 transit prisons
  • Play each prison solo or multiplayer with both local and online co-op and versus modes for up to four players
  • Drop-in, drop-out online multiplayer experience. Carefully plan and execute an intricate escape from your initial incarceration with your fellow inmates either online or locally, or simply hop into an existing game already in progress to help pull off the final touches of the escape!
  • A brand-new combat system to make every prison brawl even more bruising
  • Create your con with over 300 customization to create your perfect prisoner
  • New ways to escape
  • New items to craft – Build yourself a homemade Taser to knock out guards plus many more!

The Escapists 2 is now available on Steam and Humble Store and PC, Mac and Linux. Yet the games releases also coming to the Nintendo Switch at a later date.

The Escapists 2 trailer reveals transport prisons

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Award-winning international games label Team17 and developer Mouldy Toof. Having just released a new transport prisons trailer for The Escapists 2. Since this is the follow up to their award-winning prison-escape game The Escapists. Destined to release on Linux, Mac and Windows next week.

So the new transport prisons trailer showcases 3 of the 10 prisons in the game. Since they all share a unique twist. All 3 are different types of prisoner transport vehicles. Therefore inmates will need to act quick and employ their stealth skills. Working to escape the new timed prisons. Featuring a variety of transit methods for the pixelated prisoners including:

  • Cougar Creek Railroad
    Locked up on a hurling train chugging across the Cougar Creek Railroad, you and the vultures overhead know what fate awaits once this train reaches the end of the line. If you plan to see another sunrise you’d better disembark by whatever means necessary.
  • H.M.S Orca
    Onboard the H.M.S Orca you’ll find a pity of prisoners who are being shipped off in droves to a remote island far, far away from civilization. Not keen on being marooned, you’d much prefer to find a way off the boat before you stand about as much chance as a fish out of water.
  • Air Force Con
    Meanwhile in Air Force Con, you better fasten your seatbelt! Only the most hardened of criminals get an entire plane during the escort phase. One thing’s for sure though – it’s a one-way-ticket, so you’d better act fast before landing.

The Escapists 2 Features:

  • A dedicated tutorial for new players to learn the basics of prison life
  • 10 unique themed prisons to escape from including 3 transit prisons
  • Play each prison solo or multiplayer with both local and online co-op and versus modes for up to four players*
  • Drop-in, drop-out online multiplayer experience.  Carefully plan and execute an intricate escape from your initial incarceration with your fellow inmates either online or locally, or simply hop into an existing game already in progress to help pull off the final touches of the escape!
  • A brand-new combat system to make the games prison brawl even more bruising
  • Create your con with over 300 customisations to create your perfect prisoner
  • New ways to escape
  • New items to craft – Build yourself a homemade Taser to knock out guards plus many more!

The Escapists 2 will launch on the 22nd August for Linux, Mac and Windows. Players can pre-order the game now via Steam and Humble Store priced at $19.99 USD.

The Escapists 2 releases new trailer (Linux)

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Since there is always something afoot with award-winning international #games label Team17. So now with developer Mouldy Toof, they released a brand new trailer for the multiplayer. While #TheEscapists2 is scheduled to release on Linux, Mac and #Windows. This is the follow up to their award-winning prison-escape game The Escapists. Since the games recently celebrated hitting over four million downloads. Now the The Escapists 2 is available for pre-order via Steam and Humble Store .

So the new trailer for The Escapists 2 showcases U.S.S Anomaly. The new home for interstellar inmates. Designed to solve the problem of Earth’s overcrowded prisons. The U.S.S Anomaly is the ultimate test of your escaping prowess. A floating fortress is complete with robotic guards (and dogs!), jet packs, shuttles and an A.I Warden. In space, no one can hear you escape.

The Escapists 2 is the forthcoming sequel to the multi-million selling, award-winning sandbox prison-escape game which will include, in a first for the series, drop in/drop out play for up to four players in both local and online play.

Escaping won’t be easy though. You’ll have to work around the strict prison schedule and avoid the unwanted attention of guards. Craft weapons and tools found (or stolen) from within the prison. But beware of cell shakedowns. Get a job or perform “favours” for your fellow inmates to purchase vital supplies. All while scouting escape routes.

New trailer for The Escapists 2:

The Escapists 2 Features:

  • A dedicated tutorial for new players to learn the basics of prison life
  • 10 unique themed prisons to escape from including the frosty Fort Tundra, a train hurtling through the desert, and even a trip to the final frontier!
  • Play each prison solo or multiplayer with both local and online co-op and versus modes for up to four players*
  • Drop-in, drop-out online multiplayer experience.  Carefully plan and execute an intricate escape from your initial incarceration with your fellow inmates either online or locally, or simply hop into an existing game already in progress to help pull off the final touches of the escape!
  • A brand-new combat system to make every prison brawl even more bruising
  • Create your con with over 300 customisations to create your perfect prisoner
  • New ways to escape
  • New items to craft – Build yourself a homemade Taser to knock out guards plus many more!

The Escapists 2 will launch on the  August 22nd for Linux, Mac and Windows. Players can pre-order the game now via Steam and Humble Store .

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Rusted Warfare RTS launches on Steam (Linux)

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#RustedWarfare is an RTS inspired by classic real-time strategy #games. While also coming with a modern tech. Such as Total Annihilation and Command and Conquer are definitely a heavy influence. While Linux and #Windows players build up bases, extract resources and create their own army.

So the best part of Rusted Warfare are it’s features. Since the games designed to be played in a variety of ways. Both via Steam for Linux and Windows, as well as Android. Bringing this first hand RTS experience to a new level.

Rusted Warfare Features

  • Hence a pure RTS with no microtransactions
  • Online and offline multiplayer over wifi and mobile networks
  • Campaign, skirmish, survival, and challenge missions, with full AI
  • A range of land, air, and sea units due to an actual balanced gameplay
  • Experimental units and nuclear missiles for the big endgame battles
  • Fast interface: Issue commands through the minimap, multi-touch support, unit groups, rally points
  • Strategic zoom feature: Zoom out to view and issue commands across the whole battlefield
  • Save and load games including multiplayer games for that quick lunch time battle
  • Reconnect disconnected multiplayer games and avoid disappointment
  • Create and load your own custom levels (see forums for details)
  • Fully scales from phones to large screen tablets
  • USB keyboard and mouse support

Built for Large Battles

  • Over 40 unique units with many upgrades
  • Optimised multi-core engine easily handles battles of 1000’s of units.
  • Zoom out to view and issue commands across the whole battlefield
  • Create your own battles in the sandbox editor then play them in multiplayer

Modern Multiplayer

  • Host your own game or play on the dedicated servers
  • Reconnect to disconnected multiplayer games
  • Steam friend matchmaking
  • Save and load multiplayer games for the quick lunch time battle

So keen players can jump into Rusted Warfare gameplay via Steam or Android. Since the release is available for Linux and Windows with a 10% discount until July 21st.

BATTLECREW Space Pirates and a full release

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DONTNOD ELEVEN are back in the news. Since the developers are keen to announce the #games full release for #BATTLECREWSpacePirates. Since the 2.5D multiplayer hero shooter is leaving Early Access on Steam. Moving to a full release on Monday 10th July 2017. Since this is a #Windows only game so far, show some Linux love via the Discussions for native support.

BATTLECREW Space Pirates will launch with a free version to allow every pirate to test their skills on the game!

The end of the Steam Early Access marks the end of a significant phase for the studio. During that period, the developers worked with the community to develop the core of the game, using player feedback to create maps, fix balancing and prioritize new features, a support for which the team is very grateful.

BATTLECREW Space Pirates Features

  • Fast and addictive gameplay designed for competition. So in BATTLECREW, games are based on skill and cooperation with up to 8 players.
  • A richly-colored cast of cool and charismatic pirates. 4 character classes, each with different playing style
  • Tortuga, the game community’ hub is where pirates live and meet. Check the game statistics and leaderboard. Customize their avatar, check the community challenges, and launch games.
  • Pirate Bounties: BATTLECREW regularly challenges the community. Maps, skins, taunts, game modes… All the unlockable content makes BATTLECREW a packed and evolving universe.
  • 2 game modes: Gold Rush 4vs4 mode in which you and your team have to collect as much gold as possible. And the classic Team DeathMatch 2vs2 mode. Vaporize as many of the enemy pirates as you can to claim victory!

As a thank you gift to every player who acquired the game during the Steam Early Access phase, the developers are happy to offer a special reward they will automatically receive when BATTLECREW Space Pirates launches on Steam. Stay tuned!

BATTLECREW Space Pirates is developed by DONTNOD ELEVEN for Windows. While currently available on Steam Early Access. So vote for Linux and support this Unreal Engine 4 title.