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Hot Guns full release now available on Steam

hot guns full release now available on steam in linux gaming news

Now with a full release in gaming news, Hot Guns. Hence this #fast and #destructive action-platformer for Linux, SteamOS and Windows PC. All with a different variation of random #gameplay. Now the full release is available on Steam.

So I have to admit, my first impression is Broforce. The epic shooter platformer that boasts a roster of nostalgia beyond compare. Let alone the multiplayer action. Yet it seems we have a contender, Hot Guns.

What’s the Story

Since serious problems arise. The quick and simple solution, the only choice, they call for you. So conventional methods of operation “shoot first then shoot again!”. The mission, eliminate the 3 guys in charge. Hence the rather predictable but well armed organisation. Here players will get coordinates, a pager, powerful guns. And even bigger news, access to unlimited ca$h. While working on the basis of what you find is yours.

Hot Guns Features

  • Full-action Single Player story mode
  • Up to 4 Players in the Local Co-op missions [more to come with the updates]
  • Local Deathmatch arenas
  • An awful a lot of justified violence
  • Powerfully messy guns
  • Milions of fake currency to collect (it can be spend to buy even more powerful guns !)
  • Gadgets which will make running and shooting even more pleasant
  • Achievements
  • And who knows what else [with future news updates]

So all of the Hot Guns gaming mayhem is available now on Steam. Hence this release comes with a 15% discount until May 5th for Linux, SteamOS and Windows PC.

Riptale 2D action platformer launches today

riptale 2d action platformer launches today in linux gaming news

Since we introduced the coming release of the #platformer in gaming news. Hence the day has finally come, Riptale officially #launches. But there’s a catch, the release is only available for Windows PC. While the Linux and Mac ports are coming later after further testing.

So this #GameMaker: Studio 2D action game is really impressive. Yet also aiming to make sword combat as bloody and intense as possible. While the player collects gems that allow them to upgrade attacks. All unleash crazy combos that fill the screen with blood and guts. So if Riptale was a board game, it would shoot scissors at you. All while paying homage to the action classics.

Since gameplays is more than smashing the the attack button. Riptale with simple color scheme keep focus, first aiming at their target and then strike. All while powered by arcane gems to upgrade your attacks. Yet powerful enough to bring down the ancient dragons threatening the world. Since attacks are based on the gem’s charge. The regeneration time is relatively quick. Yet it still means that attacks are fast, but must be planned carefully. Otherwise a player will run out at the worst possible moment.

Features:

  • CRAFT YOUR OWN COMBO

Purchase attack gems and line them up the way you want to fight.

  • GAMEPAD SUPPORT

Unlock the true power in your attacks by utilizing the analogue stick.

  • INTERESTING ENEMIES

Encounter dragons and mystical cultists and end their reign of terror.

  • LARGE GAME AREAS

Roam through dark crypts, underground forests, and mushroom caverns.

  • UPTEMPO SOUNDTRACK

Since the gameplay offers some significant replayability. Due note that gaming is expected to carry out for 10 hours or longer. Depending on your play style and your access navigating levels/dungeons. Which is why we are releasing news. Since the game plays well and completely surprised me. Hence like Hollow Knight but much much faster.

So Riptale platformer is available today on both Steam and Humble Store. With the fast action gaming price of $5.99 USD. Making Riptale a rather worthwhile release in gaming. While the Linux and Mac builds are in testing and will be hitting Steam soon.

N++ Ultimate Edition available now and Free for all owners

N++ ultimate edition available now and free for all owners in linux gaming news

Back in gaming news, N++ or N Plus Plus. Hence this fast-paced, #momentum-based platformer where players take the roll of a #parkour-loving ninja. All while narrowly escaping enemies and collecting gold across sci-fi landscapes. Well it seems this amazing games is getting a #majorupgrade. Metanet Software is proud to announce N++ Ultimate Edition available now on Steam. Since the game is currently only available for Windows and Mac. We do know that N++ works in Wine on Linux.

Watch the Ultimate Edition Trailer:

So what’s new in the Ultimate Edition update? A lot. Hence it’s so big, it’s like am N++ 2. And since N++ Ultimate Edition has taken over a year to create and perfect. The developers at Metanet Software now added 60 dynamic new colour schemes. While also adding new levels, new ninja headbands, new secrets and more.

N++ Ultimate Edition really doubles the size of N++. Bringing in an unprecedented 4340 hand-crafted, finely-tuned levels. So players can take on the lengthy and challenging Solo campaign. Or with friends in Couch Co-op and Race (Competitive). Metanet Software has also added a brand new mode named Hardcore, which changes the rules of the game and lets the player see Solo in a whole new light. Hardcore mode is all about skill, so it’s a true challenge for the Ultimate ninja!
And the Ultimate Edition is completely free – this update means N++ could last a lifetime. This is truly the last platformer you’ll ever need to buy.

N++ Ultimate Edition is available April 21 on Steam for Windows PC and Mac. Currently 50% off for remainder of the 48 hour sale, that is well under way. And worth playing in Wine on Linux.

We should have gaming news regarding a native release soon.

Metanet Software is a boutique game developer based in Toronto, ON. It was founded in 2001 by Mare Sheppard and Raigan Burns, two multidisciplinary developers who met at University of Toronto. They focus on revisiting the great designs of the past and re-evaluating them from a fresh perspective. Making games which are engaging, innovative, intriguing and most importantly: fun.

Riptale 2D action platformer coming to Linux

riptale 2D action platformer coming to linux in gaming news

Since we are eager for new games coming to Linux. We spotted Riptale is a 2D action platformer that will make a #debut in Linux, Mac and Windows PC 3gaming. Yet the aim of this bit of news, the gameplay makes #swordcombat as bloody as possible. Since the impact is real and the overall aesthetics of the gaming experience deceiving. We want to highlight a few things in the news.

So the gameplay has the player collecting gems to execute different attacks. Hence all done in the order of the players choosing. And since this results in a symphony of combos. The black and white structure allows for things to be missed. Yet fills the screen with bright red blood and guts. So it gets gory in Riptale real quick.

While on top of the above gameplay style. Instead of the usual erratic hacking of the attack button. Riptale has the player aiming at their target first, then making the attack. And since all of these attacks are powered by arcane gems. Each will help make the character powerful enough to take down the ancient dragons that threaten the world.
Yet due note, each gem takes a few moments to recharge. Hence the players choice to plan their attacks carefully. Otherwise you would run out at a least favourable moment.

Riptale Features:

  • CRAFT YOUR OWN COMBO

Purchase attack gems and line them up the way you want to fight.

  • GAMEPAD SUPPORT

Unlock the true power in your attacks by utilizing the analogue stick.

  • INTERESTING ENEMIES

Encounter dragons and mystical cultists and end their reign of terror.

  • LARGE GAME AREAS

Roam through dark crypts, underground forests, and mushroom caverns.

  • UPTEMPO SOUNDTRACK

The Greenlight trailer highlights the gameplay better:

So after about 8 months of hard work. Developer Super God are ready to release action platformer Riptale on Steam. The game will launch on Windows PC, then on Linux and Mac in the following days. The price will be set at $5.99 USD, launching on April 27th.

Flinthook action platformer getting solid reviews

flinthook action platformer gets solid reviews in linux gaming news

Tribute Games are back in gaming news with the #release of Flinthook. Hence their fast action platformer with #roguelike elements for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Hence allowing players to become the greatest pirate in space. All with a hookshot, pistol and slow motion powers.

What’s the Story

So in a galaxy filled with scoundrels and miscreants. Everyone seeks treasure and riches. Yet when a treasure hunter hatches a sinister plan to unleash an ancient evil threatening the cosmos itself. Hence Flinthook, the galaxy’s smallest but toughest pirate takes on the action. So be ready to jump, zip and blast around the meanest fleets the galaxy has to offer. Whether using time-slowing powers or his trusty blasma pistol, Flinthook is ready to take on all pirates, steal treasure and save the galaxy itself!

Flinthook launch trailer:

Features:

  • Zip around with your mighty hookshot! Aim freely and toss your giant anchor at golden rings to propel yourself around the levels at high speeds. Giving you the agility and swiftness needed to dodge hazards and enemy bullets.
  • Shoot in 360’ through your Blasma Pistol! Take down all sorts of enemies with fresh hot bullets!
  • Look really cool with slow-motion powers when gaming. Slow down time to adjust your aim or pull off a tight stunt.  So do it often, it recharges really fast and it makes you at least 200% cooler.
  • Blast through randomly-assembled pirate spaceships. Since each level is special, as ships are procedurally built from hundreds of hand-crafted rooms. Hence modified by various variants. Filled with extraordinary treasure and populated by random waves of enemies.
  • Hunt down the pirate lords of the Cluster Clan. Feed your compass creature to pinpoint the bosses’ location. Then take them down and bring your bounty home. Your rivals are no space chumps, make sure you’re ready for the challenge!
  • Collect rare relics and powerful perk cards! All the treasure you loot builds up your legend – unlock new equippable perks as you level up, buy permanent upgrades in the Black Market, and hoard collectible relics and lore pages!
  • Uncover some mysterious secrets?! I don’t know, are there secrets in this game? O_O

Flinthook explained:

Since the name Tribute Games rings a bell. I remember the developers in the news for both Mercenary Kings from 2014 and Wizorb back in 2012. Both titles have Linux support with positive reviews. So it’s no surprise to see the studio upping their game with Flinthook. Since the Steam reviews boast a solid 90% for the action platformer on Linux, Mac and Windows PC.

So Flinthook is available with a 10% discount on both Steam and Humble Store.