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Tower 57 release date and Linux support

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Tower 57 is a throwback to the days of Amiga gaming. Back when the focus was on fun gameplay above all else. No loot boxes, grinding or min-maxing. Just you and a buddy having a good time.

So comes the toxic tentacles, blood-thirsty science experiments and five arm replacements. But hey, if you’re into explosive munitions, the perks simply can’t be beat. Hence the latest from Pixwerk and their debut for Tower 57. The games release date will be on November 16th, 2017. Yet Pixwerk do indeed have Linux in mind:

Warbanners turn-based tactics release date

Warbanners turn-based tactics release date in linux ubuntu mac windows games

Crasleen Games, creators of enjoyable fantasy games. Hence the deep tactical combat including Drums of War. Now announcing the release date for Warbanners. Which will debut for Linux, Ubuntu and Windows PC on October 18th via Steam.

So Warbanners is an indie, meticulously designed, turn-based, tactical strategy game. While also coming with role-playing elements. Players manage a squad of mercenaries, experiencing a campaign of 42 missions. Yet strategically fighting towards becoming a legend equal to the ancient ones. So have to master a multi-faceted battle system. Learning how to exploit everything from the terrain to your special units in your road to victory.

Synthetic Dawn release date for Stellaris (Linux)

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Paradox Interactive, a publisher and developer of games that challenge the player. So right now Synthetic Dawn,” a new Story Pack for Stellaris has a September 21, 2017 release date. And yet the story pack will be available for Linux, Mac and Windows.
Synthetic Dawn pack which allows players to expand across the universe. While they take control of a customized robotic civilization. Releasing later this month on Linux, Mac, Windows PC’s. While featuring Machine Empire gameplay and events. Along with new music, voice packs, portraits and more. Synthetic Dawn will retail for $9.99 USD.

So to prepare humanity for proper subjugation under the unstoppable machine intelligence. Paradox Development Studio has just released a new video developer diary. Which details the many features of Synthetic Dawn.

Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn – Feature Breakdown:

Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn provides an all-new way for players to establish their empire. Doing so as an entire civilization of artificial beings. So Stellaris players will have the option to start the game as a Machine Empire. Therefore they could be relentless exterminators or overenthusiastic servitors. Players will face unique challenges as they assert their digital dominance. Encountering mysterious robotic Fallen Empires in the far reaches of space.

Paradox Interactive is a leading global publisher of strategy games for PC and console. The company has developed and published a world-renowned catalogue stretching back to 1999. With players hailing from all around the world.

The publisher’s steadily-growing portfolio includes firmly established franchises such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis, Crusader Kings, Hearts of Iron, and Stellaris series created by Paradox Development Studio, the Age of Wonders series created by Triumph Studios, as well as award-winning titles such as Cities: Skylines, Pillars of Eternity, and more from a network of partner studios. Paradox also owns White Wolf Interactive, though none of the publisher’s employees are vampires.

Paradox’s development studios are located in Stockholm, Malmö and Umeå, Sweden. As well as in Delft, The Netherlands. Sharing a passion for gaming and gamers, and with the goal to provide deep and challenging games. With hours of gameplay and endless variety to our ever-growing community.

To pre-order Stellaris: Synthetic Dawn at Paradox Plaza. The games release date is also set for a debut on Steam, September 21st.

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Sundered discounted pre-orders and new trailer

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For the hype of the studio’s fans and indie game enthusiasts worldwide. Thunder Lotus #Games have revealed an eye-catching new trailer. Due to the widely anticipated hand-drawn Metroidvania #Sundered. Since it will release on July 28th, 2017 for Linux, Mac and #Windows PC. So yes, this will be another day-one launch.

So, pre-orders just went live on Steam, GOG, and Humble Store. While also issuing a 10% discount until the July 28th launch. The studio is also celebrating the imminent release of its sophomore production. While having a victory lap for its first: the award-winning Jotun. Which is FREE to own on Steam this weekend. While a physical edition of Jotun releases through publisher Limited Run Games.

“I’m extremely excited to announce that Sundered is releasing on July 28th,” said Will Dubé, Creative Director and President of Thunder Lotus Games. Issued in a blog post accompanying the launch trailer. “From the announcement, to the Kickstarter, to the alphas and betas. The fans have supported us. We thank them with all our hearts and hope to blow their f****** minds.”

Sundered​ epic new launch trailer, titled ​Resist or Embrace

Sundered’s ​release date is revealed via an eye-catching new trailer for the game. The launch trailer, titled ​Resist or Embrace​, evocatively opens on a lone figure in a sandstorm. And a narration from the game’s protagonist Eshe. Audibly teetering on the brink of madness. Eshe describes the cyclic challenges of the game’s corrupted world. Concluding that her salvation hangs on a choice to either resist or embrace its evils.

Discounted pre-orders for the title are available now on strong Steam, GOG, and Humble Store.

Sundered ​will release worldwide on July 28th, 2017 with a full retail price of $19.99 USD. Right now, get the discount price for Linux, Mac and Windows. Since we will have a day-one release.

Tower 57 still no release date or day-one support

tower 57 still no release date or day-one linux support in gaming for 2017

While not everyone knows about Tower 57. #Gaming takes place in a dystopian, dieselpunk world. While Megatowers are the only enclaves of civilization. Yet a group of extraordinary individuals gets sent to infiltrate the reclusive Tower 57.
Since we know the basics, a release is expected sometime in #2017. Although, according to #11BitStudios, we do not have a set release date yet. While also facing an issue of no Linux support, let alone a day-one release.

“So the guys are still working on the game and need some more time. I can’t get you the date yet – sometime this summer, probably.

The bad news is that Linux version is not confirmed, and if there will be one – than not on the day one.”

So we already knew about Tower 57 coming to Linux, ideally. And yet it seems as development evolve, we may not even see native support. This is some unexpected news to be honest. Since I was expecting some more positive news since the earlier release details announced last year.

So Tower 57 is a top-down twin stick shooter. All set in a 16-bit inspired pixel art, destructible environments and heavy focus on co-op. While this is a modern take on what made AMIGA games so great. The skills, clips’ capacity & the ability to cooperate will decide their fate.

Tower 57 Features:

  • Rich and vibrant pixel art dieselpunk world
  • Roster of seven diverse characters with different skillsets and equipment
  • Campaign designed for single player & (local/online) co-op playthrough
  • Highly destructible environment
  • Fast-paced arcade gameplay

Tower 57 has been confirmed for Mac and Windows via Steam & Humble Store at least. So as it stands, Linux gaming for the twin stick shooter is still up in air. While we still do not have a confirmed 2017 release date.

Hand of Fate 2 has no release date yet on Steam

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Since #DefiantDevelopment has a promise. Hand of Fate 2 will be dealt to Linux, Mac and Windows PC in Q1 2017. Well that’s a bit of an issue. We still do not have a full #release date via Steam. So we reached out to the developer to see #whatsgoingon. Well…

“We’re yet to announce an official release date. Though we’re in external testing at the moment. And getting closer to completion every day. As with HoF1, a Linux build will be available on day one. And finally, we’ve built HoF2 on Unity.”

Okay, so this is some positive news. Yet does not give us a release date. Since that Q1 2017 projection seems to be a bit amiss. And the store page on Steam shows “coming 2017”. We are still don’t have a solid release date. But the games now in testing, so that’s a bonus.

So moving on to gameplay, Hand of Fate 2 will pit players against a series of trials built from cards. Hence being tested in third-person action-adventure combat. All while facing decisions laced with consequences. Making strategic choices and building your deck.

Hand of Fate 2 will also introduce a suite of additions. This includes companions to aide players in and outside of battle. Of course there are dangerous enemies and a variety of objectives in combat. This also includes two-handed and dual-wielding weapons. And of course all new cards/encounters.

Like the original Hand of Fate 2, the games sequel will require players to overcome trials built from collectible cards handed out by the dealer.  A new map based meta-game allows players to discover and unlock challenges. Gamers are tested through third-person combat, dangerous exploration, tense minigames, deck-building and Dungeons & Dragons-style decisions.

Although players previously faced the dealer’s traps on their own. Adventurers can earn and fight beside companions in Hand of Fate 2. Companions offer support during the games combat. Provide exclusive options in the RPG portions and the board game sections. In addition to having their own storylines.

Among the new cast of allies is Malaclypse, a mage masquerading as a bard to hide from the Empire’s ban on magic. Malaclypse provides ranged attacks and shield spells in combat. And allows rerolls in certain board game segments.

The aide provided by companions will be useful against Hand of Fate 2‘s new enemy types. Which are once again united by card suits. The Steel suit is comprised of well-trained Imperial forces. While the Blight suit threatens players with corrupted, mutated men.

So Hand of Fate 2 is the sequel to Defiant Development’s hit title. Going on to sell more than 1.9 million downloads.

For more information about Hand of Fate 2, or to add to your Steam wish list. Since the game is expected to launch with day-one Linux support. As well as Mac and Windows PC.

Hello Neighbor release date announced [Linux]

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Ah yes, so the wait is finally over. Hence tinyBuild can reveal that Hello Neighbor #releasedate. So today we can officially confirm the #games theory is true. Since the release is expected to launch on #Steam and Humble Store on August 29th.

Hello Neighbor AI Rundown Video

Since you move into a brand new suburb. Taking notice that your neighbor is hiding something. The only logical thing to do is to break into his house and figure out what he’s hiding. Which is totally normal, right?

Hello Neighbor is a stealth horror game about sneaking into your suspicious neighbor’s house to figure out what he’s hiding in the basement. You play against an advanced self-learning AI that learns from your every move. Really enjoying climbing through that backyard window? Expect a bear trap there. Sneaking through the front door? There’ll be cameras there soon. Trying to escape? The Neighbor will find a shortcut and catch you.

Hello Neighbor Features:

  • Suspenseful horror gameplay (not jump scares) that focuses on sneaking around your neighbor’s house
  • Constantly evolving experience where the Neighbor’s AI counters your moves, and learns from what you do
  • Sandbox-style gameplay with plenty of environmental interaction and physics

A Linux release of Hello Neighbor?

LGC: I thought there were always plans set for Linux and Mac releases?

tinyBuild: Yep, that was always the plan for Hello Neighbor!

May 26th Update:

“The dev team will try to port the game on Mac and Linux to launch it alongside the PC game.”

Since the game has been in Early Alpha Access since October. Embracing an open development method. tinyBuild have released 4 Alpha Builds and a Free Pre-Alpha that’s available on HelloNeighborGame.com.

So Hello Neighbor the release date is expected to include the launch via Steam and Humble Store with a release date of August 29th.

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Victor Vran: Overkill Edition announced official release date

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So all the hype for Victor Vran: Overkill Edition in gaming news is real. Hence the game promises more thrills than ever before across Linux, Mac and Windows PC. While players and fans can experience the all-action game in full. Alongside two brand #newadventures. Hence the ethereal Fractured Worlds, a #challenging and empowering #newexpansion. This features a new chapter in the story of Victor Vran. Then Motörhead: Through the Ages. A wild, rock adventure, inspired by, officially endorsed by, and starring, the loudest band in the world.

Victor Vran Motörhead Through the Ages Trailer:

So Victor Vran: Overkill Edition is even expected to launch in physical and digital formats PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, The Overkill Edition will be available in both physical and digital formats. While priced at $39.99 / 34.99 / €39.99. So Motörhead: Through the Ages and Fractured Worlds will be available individually as DLC (priced at $11.99/ £9.99 / €11.99) for owners of the standalone Victor Vran game!

Since Victor Vran launched out of Early Access back in July of 2015. Haemimont did outline that all DLC for the game would be released Free for all existing owners of the game. Which this is probably rare for most developers. However it seems now we will have to pay for the news DLC. At least for all existing owners of the game.

So the release date for Victor Vran: Overkill Edition gaming is on May 30th 2017. This will be available for Linux, Mac and Windows PC.

Mass Transit for Cities: Skylines – release date announcement

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Since we release news for Paradox Interactive. Hence the publisher that sometimes goes off-track in gaming. Yet the genuine bona-fide electrified six-car developer #ColossalOrder just #announced the #release. The next expansion Mass Transit for Cities: Skylines, will be coming to Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Hence available on May 18th, for $12.99 USD. So in Cities: Skylines, Mass Transit comes with a ton of new features. This a never ending but highly critically acclaimed city-builder.  Which now includes a new public transportation options.  Such as monorails, cable-cars, ferries, and most majestic of all, blimps.

Since the expansion also includes new mass transit hubs. These allow passengers to effortlessly switch between different public transportation options. Hence all showcased in this brand new trailer:

Mass Transit will feature:

  • The Road to Riches: Ferries, blimps, cable cars, and monorails. So help move your citizens around town. Then get their money into your city’s coffers.
  • Home is where the Hub is: The transit hub connects all your transit together. While letting citizens join lines in one building. Or decide to hop from the bus onto the ferry. Even find their way through a sprawling monorail-train-metro station.
  • The Traffic Must Flow: New scenarios will test your traffic management skills and transit system vision. New road types, bridges and canals adds variety to your city. Yet there are new ways to solve its challenges. Become an expert in traffic flow. So then use your knowledge to improve your city.
  • New Hats for Chirper: No expansion is complete without some new hats for fictional birds!

So coming soon we will have more details in the news. The gaming experience will be available for Linux, Mac and Widnows PC. While more details for Cities: SkylinesMass Transit can be found on the official website.

Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom release date and characters

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Since the latest gaming news, #Enigami’s upcoming Action-RPG Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom arrives April 18th. Since the #game will be #available on PC, there will be no Linux support at launch. However, in good spirit we are supporting the developers. So we are revealing the Characters Trailer. The developers introduce news of the upcoming yet eclectic band of fighters. Who you can control of as you explore, quest, and battle across the magical world of Mahera.

Watch the Characters Trailer on YouTube:

Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom characters and story were first birthed over 20 years ago. Hence the early pen strokes of a young Samir Rebib, co-founder of Enigami. Now, after a successful Kickstarter campaign and with the help of publisher Focus Home Interactive. The young team is close to releasing their first game. Featuring five playable characters with distinct playstyles and personalities for unique gaming:

  • Chado – This daring young Waki dreams of traveling far beyond his home town of Kimpao―and this desire quickly gets him in big trouble!
  • Poky – A faithful friend to Chado, Poky has an incredible talent for engineering that makes up for his lack of courage.
  • Rosalya – Shy but loyal to the party, Rosalya has a powerful affinity with fire and is on the search for a mysterious truth.
  • Askel – A formidable young mercenary, the enigmatic Askel already has a far-reaching reputation in Mahera.
  • Kayenne – A strong, natural born leader, Kayenne remains calm in even the most difficult situations.

Control your party members directly in hyper-dynamic combat. Since each character has powerful magical abilities and their own devastating Hyper Combos. Though battles are 1v1 in classic fighting game tradition. Party members can cast spells from the sidelines. While also being swapped out through the tag team system.

Outside battle, the open, puzzle-filled environments give party members plenty of opportunities to shine. From Kayenne’s telekinetic talents to Rosalya’s use of fire to reveal hidden entrances, use potent abilities to overcome any obstacle that stands in your way.

Linux release according to the Kickstarter:

“PC includes Mac and Linux but not at day one. We don’t have any release date yet.”

So as it stands right now, we still don’t have any official news. The closest thing developer Enigami is willing to issue are comments via Kickstarter updates. Which is about as good as it gets. So there is no specific Linux release date yet.
So I believe Enigami are releasing the Windows build first. Keeping up with bug fixes and such, then following up with the Linux and Mac builds. Since this is an Unreal Engine 4 game.

Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom is an Action-RPG developed by French independent studio Enigami. Hence this gaming adventure will take players on a journey throughout the universe. Once that is on the verge of collapsing, following the fragmentation of planet Mahera. So you can play as Chado and his companions. Travelling through the celestial islands on their flying ship.
After a crash-landing on one of the most hostile of the celestial islands. Finding yourself in the middle of a conflict involving multiple kingdoms. However, this explosive situation might find a peaceful outcome. Using Chado’s newfound unique ability to perceive and communicate with the Shiness. Hence this mysterious spirit embued with magic.

Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom release date is on April 18, 2017Pre-orders for PC are open on Steam. Hence including the Official Shiness Manga, the Original Soundtrack, with a 15% discount. 

Mandate of Heaven expansion release date for Europa Universalis 4

Mandate of Heaven expansion announced for Europa Universalis 4

Paradox Interactive and #Paradox Development Studio today revealed the release date for Mandate of Heaven. Hence the #latestexpansion for #EuropaUniversalis4. The expansion, which adds new gameplay events since the release of Rights of Man. Since these new features to Paradox’s award-winning grand strategy game of global domination, will arrive on April 6, 2017 for Linux, Mac and Windows PC’s. So players will be able to experience new ways of playing Europa Universalis IV next month. While including the major nations of East Asia, with new features surrounding the Japanese Shogunate, the Celestial Empire, and more. Mandate of Heaven will retail for $19.99 USD via digital distributors worldwide.

Mandate of Heaven’s features include:

  • Ages and Golden Eras: Earn perks in four historical ages for meeting specific goals, building up to declaring your nation’s single Golden Era – 50 years of prosperity and power.
  • Meritocracy: The Chinese emperor can hire good advisors more cheaply, keeping the empire functional no matter who rules.
  • Tributaries: Some Asian nations can demand that weaker powers pay an annual tribute, whether in gold, manpower or monarch points.
  • Manchu Banners: Manchu provinces can provide cheap and effective Banner armies drawn from the traditional tribe system.
  • Japanese Shogunate: Compel the loyalty of your daimyos with new interactions that require them to submit to your authority, contribute to your power or even commit seppuku
  • Diplomatic Macrobuilder: Common diplomatic actions are now easily available from the macrobuilder interface.
  • New Events and Decisions: Most of these new systems are connected to new event series or decisions, enhancing your historical immersion.

Therefore, to give players a first glimpse of Mandate of Heaven ahead of the release date. Paradox will begin showcasing new features from the new expansion in a live stream. Since this now available on their Twitch channel on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The first stream will take place at 14:00 CET (6:00 a.m. PDT).

So, to pre-order Mandate of Heaven for Linux, or for more information about the expansion. Make sure to visit the official Paradox store add it to your Wishlist on Steam.

Thimbleweed Park will officially release with day 1 support – March 30th

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After two years of sharing all of the gritty details of Thimbleweed Park‘s development with #Kickstarterbackers and curious bystanders. Hence #RonGilbert, Gary Winnick, and the rest of the Thimbleweed Park team are excited. Since they are finally #announcing the March 30th release date for Linux, Mac, Windows PC.

So if you’ve recently emerged from an underground bunker and have never heard of this mysterious adventure in gaming. These are the creators of Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion. Well known in the gaming business. So the Thimbleweed Park developers are as excited as we are. Since this is a day-one Linux release. Including Ransome the clown too.

Here are some important pre-launch Monkey Island details:

A haunted hotel, an abandoned circus, a burnt-out pillow factory, a dead body pixelating under the bridge. While toilets run on vacuum tubes… you’ve never visited a place like this before.
So the gaming experience consists of five people with nothing in common have been drawn to this rundown, forgotten town. While they don’t know it yet, but they are all deeply connected. And they’re being watched.

…Who is Agent Ray really working for and will she get what they want?
…What does Junior Agent Reyes know about a 20 year old factory fire that he’s not saying?
…Does the ghost, Franklin, get to speak to his daughter again?
…So will Ransome the *Beeping* Clown ever become a decent human being?
…Will aspiring game developer Delores abandon her dreams and stick by her family?
…And most importantly: how come no one cares about that dead body?

By the end of a long, strange night in Thimbleweed Park, all of this will be answered. So players will question everything you thought you knew.

In a town like Thimbleweed Park, a dead body is the least of your problems. Therefore players switch between five playable characters to uncover the surreal secrets of this strange town in a modern mystery adventure game. Hence the creators go deeper and get weirder.

Thimbleweed Park will launch on Steam and GOG for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. We will announce pricing closer to the release date. There also plans to bring Thimbleweed Park to iPhone/iPad and Android later this year.

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Beat Cop adventure simulator gets official release date

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So #11bitstudios just announced the release date for Beat Cop. Hence the upcoming #adventure #game will be available for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Announced in April of 2016, we now have an official release date of March 30th.

While Beat Cop will take the player back to the streets of 1980’s NYC as former detective Jack Kelly. Framed for murder, hence demoted to the lowest ranks and forgotten by old pals. This is your last chance to uncover the truth behind this terrible mess. So don’t forget about writing tickets. You’re a beat cop, after all.

And, in addition to awesome storytelling, Beat Cop has all the cool extra you love in games. Such as impressive pixel-art, multiple endings, ’80s nostalgia, and humor to make mom blush.

Beat Cop gameplay trailer:

Beat Cop Features:

  • Nonlinear story with multiple endings
    Someone framed you and no one gives a rat’s ass about this but you. Turn every stone in this city and find out who did that. The further you investigate the more missing puzzles you’ll find, but be careful. Some things should never be brought to daylight.
  • The essence of 80’s cop shows
    Have you ever dreamed of being one of the heroes of cop movies? Of course you did, like we all. Now you have a chance. Be sexier than Sonny Crocket and tougher than Dirty Harry. And if witty comebacks won’t work, you can always do some old school ass kicking. It’s 80’s after all!
  • The humour that your mom wouldn’t approve
    So be sarcastic. Or gloom. Be whatever you want. There are thousands of things in this world you can laugh at, and even more you shouldn’t, but who cares. It’s jungle out there baby, and sometimes you just need something to release the stress.

Beat Cop release date is March 30th for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. So add Beat Cop to your wishlist on Steam.

System Requirements:

Minimum:

  • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
  • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo 2.4, AMD Athlon(TM) X2 2.8 Ghz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Geforce 9600 GS, Radeon HD4000, Shader Model 3.0, 512 MB

Recommended:

  • OS: Ubuntu 14.04
  • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad 2.7 Ghz, AMD Phenom(TM)II X4 3 Ghz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 260, Radeon HD 5770, 1024 MB, Shader Model 3.0

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Crusader Kings II: Monks and Mystics Developer Diary Video – release date and price

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Paradox Interactive and Paradox Development Studio have set a #releasedate for the games newest #expansion announced. Hence the iconic and celebrated medieval role-playing #grandstrategy game for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Crusader Kings II: Monks and Mystics will be leaving the abbey on March 7, 2017. Yet available on Steam and the Paradox Store for $14.99/€14.99.

Monks and Mystics expands the game religious side of Crusader Kings II. While letting characters join monastic orders, forbidden death cults and even worship Satan in the search for greater power. So you can perform great charitable acts or feats of infamy. Therefore climbing the ranks of your chosen religious community.